The week of

September 16, 2005

PHENND Events/Activities

Call for Presenters: National Service-Learning Conference

Higher Ed Colleagues- Please see the information below about the Call for Presenters for the National Service-Learning Conference which is coming to Philadelphia next year! This conference has...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Impact Training Institute

The United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that their registration website is OPEN for registration of our NEW 2005-06 Fall/Winter semester courses. We are VERY excited and...

Open House, Young Involved Philadelphia

Get INVOLVED with Young Involved Philadelphia! YIP will be holding an Open House on Wednesday, September 28th at 7:00 at the Seiss Community Center, 2111 Sansom Street. Get to know YIP’s board...

Service-Learning and Disaster Preparedness

Service-Learning and Disaster Preparedness Learn how your school can apply for a Youth Organized for Disaster Action Grant During the 2004 ?2005 school year grantees met academic standards while...

Juvenile Injustice: A Proposal for Reform

Juvenile Injustice: A Proposal for Reform featuring Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. Charles Ogletree is a Professor at the Harvard Law School and Author of ?All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on...

Managing Conflict Inside Your Group While Making Change Outside

Barbara Smith Community School Announces Fall 2005 Programs Our kick-off workshop starts in 2 weeks and has limited space! Pre-registration is required for this workshop, so please sign up now by...

Dalai Lama Lecture and Ethical Decision Making Brunch

Dalai Lama Lecture and Ethical Decision Making Brunch Sunday, September 25, 2005 Somerset, NJ On behalf of the Rutgers Ethics Initiative and the Sustainable Business Network?s Princeton Circle of...

Information Sessions for Artists

Please Inform Area Artists Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP) will hold Information Sessions for Artists interested in Applying for Inclusion in the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts...

Join Full Circle Theatre

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY’S FULL CIRCLE SOCIAL CHANGE INTERACTIVE THEATER COMPANY TO HOLD TRAINING CLASS STARTING October 11, 2005 Are you adventurous, outgoing, expressive, and looking for a creative...

College Fair Kick-Off Reception

The Philadelphia National College Fair local arrangements committee will be hosting a NACAC College Fair Kick-Off Reception on Thursday, September 29, 2005 at Community College of Philadelphia...

Scholarship Quest Workshop

SCHOLARSHIP QUEST WORKSHOP (for high school students and parents) Monday, October 10, 2005 at the ENTERPRISE CENTER 4538 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Cost: $ per...

Hopeworks 1st Annual Fundraiser

Hopeworks 1st Annual Fundraiser, celebrating the accomplishments of our youth and program! There will be local wines, imported cheeses, an opportunity to tour the vineyard, apple picking and many...

2005 Cedar Park Fair

Come One, Come All! to the 2005 Cedar Park Fair Saturday, September 24th (Rain date October 1st) Noon to 5pm Baltimore Avenue at 49th ? 50th Streets Featuring ? Live Local Music and Entertainment ?...

Preview Forum on media and democracy

October 10: A Preview Forum will bring together journalists, community leaders, educators, students, and parents to talk about the issue of the news media and its impact on our democracy,...

New Resources

September is Health Aging Month

Pennsylvania is the home to the third largest proportion of seniors in the country, many of whom are low-income. Below is a message from the American Dietetic Association announcing September as...

New Report: Full Day Kindergarten

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] FULL-DAY KINDERGARTEN: A STUDY OF STATE POLICIES IN THE UNITED STATES The Education Commission of the States (ECS) has released a new study that shows...

Latest from Effective Practices Database

[posted from Higher Ed Service Learning listserv] Effective Practices Collection We just keep on growing! The Effective Practices Collection now has 650 effective practices to help support the...

New Book: Debating Globalization: Youth Perspectives

[posted by Global Youth Action Network newsletter] GYAN Launches International Publication The book, “Debating Globalization: Youth Perspectives on the International Economic and Social...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Resource Development, YWCA of Bucks County

Salary: Open Location: Trevose, Pennsylvania Type: Full Time ? Experienced The YWCA of Bucks County is seeking a Director of Resource Development. This experienced fundraiser and grant writer should...

Grant Opportunities

AmeriCorps Grants

The Corporation for National and Community Service has announced a number of AmeriCorps funding opportunities (see links to details below). Applications are due February 14, 2006. AmeriCorps programs...

Hope Venture Grants

Project Title: Hope Venture Grants The AED Center for Youth Development and Policy Research wants to keep you updated on current and innovative afterschool programs and practices. As a result, we...

Best Buy te@ch awards

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Best Buy te@ch awards Best Buy te@ch awards will award up to 1200 $2500 Best Buy gift cards to non-profit (tax-exempt) K-12 schools located within 50...

Quality of Care Grants Program: Depression Program

[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Aetna and the Aetna Foundation Announce the 2005/2006 Quality of Care Grants Program: Depression Program Deadline: Oct 15 Aetna...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: Tenth Annual Michigan Institute on Service-Learning

The Call for Presenters for the Tenth Annual Michigan Institute on Service-Learning is now available. It can be accessed on-line at (This conference website will be updated as pieces of the...

First International Conference on Environmental Exposure and Health

[posted from Center for a Livable Future newsletter] First International Conference on Environmental Exposure and Health October 5 thru 7, 2005 Atlanta, Georgia Cost: $200-$1,250 Sponsored By: WIT...

Beyond School Hours IX

February 19-22: Beyond School Hours IX. Don?t miss Foundations national conference on quality afterschool programs, February 19-22, 2006, in Dallas, Texas. Find out about successful, (comma)...

International Symposium on Food and Human Rights

[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] International Symposium on Food and Human Rights: Hunger, Health and Social Well-Being Sept 28-29, 2005 Vancouver, British Columbia,...

Building A Hospital/Faith Community Partnership Conference

[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Building A Hospital/ Faith Community Partnership Conference Nov 9-10, 2005 Atlanta, Georgia BUILDING A HOSPITAL/FAITH COMMUNITY...

National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care

[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] The Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s 17th National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care Dec 11-14, 2005 Orlando,...

Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Cancer

[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Call for Papers – 10th Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved & Cancer: Committed to Eliminating...

Student World Assembly’s Annual International Convention

[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] Student World Assembly?s Annual International Convention Date: 13-16 October, 2005 Location: Montreal, Canada Montreal05 will bring together...

Service Learning and Civic Engagement SAFE Institute

Community College National Center For Community Engagement (CCNCCE) Supporting Actions For Engagement (SAFE) Project CALL FOR PROPOSAL Service Learning and Civic Engagement SAFE Institute on Homeland...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Banking On Our Future

Roberto Clemente Middle School: Banking on Our Future has a goal of reaching the whole of Roberto Clemente Middle School during the 2005-2006 school year. We are targeting to start on November 2nd...

Be an Environmental Health Coach

IF YOU ARE 60 or OVER, consider being an ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH COACH. Training begins September 23 @ 9:30 at Temple University. The purpose of this project is to create Corps of 25 older adults (ages...


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