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August 12, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Backup & Internet Telephony Training Offered

Community Backup & Internet Telephony (Using the Internet to make phone calls!!!!) Training Offered Dear Community Member: This year Hopeworks will again offer a valuable community training in...

Cross Cultural Caring Training Series

Maternal and Child Health Consortium (MCHC) Hosts Cross Cultural Caring Training Series – September – December. MCHC has scheduled its community education and training series on Cross...

Open House with Women?s Anti-Violence Education

[posted from Women’s Way Fe-mail] Agency Open House with Women?s Anti-Violence Education – Thursday, September 15th. 5:30 PM – 7 PM. Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Rufus Jones...

Women Win the Vote: 85 Years and Beyond

National Women’s History Project (NWHP) and National Constitution Center (NCC) Host “Women Win the Vote: 85 Years and Beyond” – Friday, August 26th & Saturday, August...

Philadelphia Cares Day

It’s that time again!!! Philadelphia Cares Day is just around the corner!! On Saturday, October 22nd thousands of volunteers will again gather to revitalize Philadelphia’s public schools....

Philadelphia Family Court Parent Project

CALLING ALL PARENTS Or Grandparents, Stepparents, Foster Parents and Care Takers You are cordially invited to join the Philadelphia Family Court Parent Project?. We welcome all parents interested in...

Teen Fathers Program

TEEN FATHERS PROGRAM Philadelphia Family Court and Educating Children for Parenting? invite you to join our new TEEN PARENTING PROGRAM FOR FATHERS AND EXPECTANT FATHERS. There will be 12 weekly...

Open House, Byron Story Foundation

The Byron Story Foundation OPEN HOUSE SEPTEMBER 6, 2005 TIME: 10-12PM STUDENT ORIENTATION, SEPTEMBER 7, 2005: 10-12PM ACCEPTING APPLICANTS NOW Male and Female Adjudicated and non-Adjudicated Youth...

Free Composting Workshop

Warm weather composting workshops — Learn to compost before the harvest! The good news, for people whose evenings are tied up during the school year, is that — for the first time —...

New Resources

Education for What? Learning Social Responsibility (DVD)

[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] NEW! BEST SELLER! Education for What? Learning Social Responsibility (DVD). Shot on location on six urban campuses across the country, this new film...

Mathematics in Service to the Community

[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] The Mathematical Association of America announces a new book: Mathematics in Service to the Community: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in...

New Website: materials for English Language Learners

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is pleased to announce its first instructional...

New Paper: Community Action Against Asthma

[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Community Involvement in the Conduct of a Health Education Intervention and Research Project: Community Action Against Asthma by...

New Paper: Fostering Youth Leadership to Address Environmental Health Issues

[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Fostering Youth Leadership to Address Workplace and Community Environmental Health Issues: A University-School-Community Partnership by...

Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities

YELLOW PAGES FOR KIDS WITH DISABILITIES At this website you will find educational consultants, psychologists, diagnosticians, health care specialists, academic tutors, speech language therapists,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Community Organizer for the Neighborhood Advisory Commitee, SW Phila

[emailed 8/15/2005] Southwest Community Development Corporation JOB DESCRIPTION Title: Community Organizer for the Neighborhood Advisory Commitee Position Summary: Neighborhood Advisory Committee...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Project SHINE

SEE THE WORLD?Through the Eyes of an Elder Immigrant Become an Ameri*Corps VISTA member with Project SHINE! SHINE (Students Helping in the Naturalization of Elders) is a national service-learning...

Grant Opportunities

National Youth Service Day Lead Agency Grants

NATIONAL & GLOBAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY LEAD AGENCY $2,000 GRANTS Fifty $2,000 grants, funded by the State Farm Companies Foundation, are available from Youth Service America for organizations to be...

Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grants

STATE FARM GOOD NEIGHBOR SERVICE-LEARNING $1,000 GRANTS: One hundred $1,000 grants, funded by the State Farm Companies Foundation, are available from Youth Service America for teachers, youth (ages...

New Voices Project to Fund Community News Ventures

New Voices Project to Fund Community News Ventures Deadline: February 8, 2006 New Voices is a program to seed innovative community news ventures in the United States. Administered by J-Lab: The...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition

[posted from Community Food Security Coalition listserv] Call for Papers for the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition Please distribute to colleagues, students and other professional...

Call for Proposals: Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education

Please Mark Your Calendars – The Gulf-South Summit Returns to the Big Easy! Tulane University?s Office of Service Learning is pleased to be hosting the 4th Annual Gulf-South Summit on...

National Workshop on State and Local Food Policy

[posted from Community Food Security Coalition listserv] Drake University Agricultural Law Center is pleased to host the annual National Workshop on State and Local Food Policy, September 8-9. This...

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Course-Based Action Research

[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Call for papers submissions: “Pedagogies of Praxis: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Course-Based Action Research” This co-edited volume...

National Conference on Disability Inclusion, National Service, and Volunteerism

SAVE-THE-DATE National Conference on Disability Inclusion, National Service, and Volunteerism A Meaningful Place for All December 8 – 10, 2005 Alexandria, Virginia National and community...

Call for Posters: SCALE Conference

POSTER SESSION PROPOSALS The Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education request poster session proposals for SCALE’s Read. Write. Act. Conference October 27-29, 2005 University of North...

Conference: Student Learning and the Public Good

The Civic Engagement Imperative: Student Learning and the Public Good Network for Academic Renewal Conference November 10-12, 2005 Providence, Rhode Island The Civic Engagement Imperative is designed...

US Human Rights Network Conference

Advancing the Movement for Human Rights in the US NO RETREAT, NO COMPROMISE!!! US Human Rights Network Bi-Annual Conference Atlanta, GA November 11th- 13th, 2005 Plenary Sessions Reclaiming the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Banking On Our Future

Volunteers Needed for Schools! Banking on Our Future is a major national urban delivery platform for financial literacy in the country, having educated more than 160,000 youth utilizing more than...

9th Annual SIDS Walk

The Maternity Care Coalition invites you to come out, put your best foot forward and join us in the 9th Annual SIDS Walk, Sunday, September 11th, 2005 at Wawa Corporate Headquarters in Wawa, PA. In...

Office space needed in Logan, G’town, Olney

[emailed 8/9/2005] Does anyone know of any AVAILABLE OFFICE SPACE (about 400-800 square feet) around the Logan / Germantown / Olney / Philadelphia? National Student Partnerships (NSP), non-profit...

Volunteers Needed, Earth Charter Community Summits

MAKE HISTORY WITH US! Oct. 7th-8th, 2005 5th Annual Philadelphia Earth Charter Community Summits Gershmann on the Avenue of the Arts Pine and Broad info@ Do you believe there is hope for our future?...

Service Mentors needed, Champions of Caring

Effect Change. Become a mentor or share your skills and expertise with high school students in the Philadelphia region. Champions of Caring, a non-profit organization, provides school and...

Volunteers Needed, Work to Ride Program

Polo in the Park a Work to Ride benefit Saturday, September 10, 2005 1:00 PM Belmont and Edgely Rd , Fairmount Park, Philadelphia I am the volunteer coordinator for Work to Ride, and I am writing to...


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