The week of

September 23, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

National Staff Development Council Annual Conference


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December 5-7: National Staff Development Council Annual Conference. Mark your calendars for this exciting conference, to be held in Philadelphia this winter. The pre-conference sessions are December...

Eastern Region Mini Confernce, PA Black Conference on Higher Ed


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I’d like to invite you (if you’ve already responded, thank you) to the Eastern Region Mini Conference of the PENNSYLVANIA BLACK CONFERENCE ON HIGHER EDUCATION (PBCOHE). This year’s...

World Food Day 2005


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Philadelphia?s WORLD FOOD DAY 2005 Preventing Hunger, Promoting Health For emergency feeding program volunteers, social service workers, legal services staff, local and state program specialists and...

Town Hall Meeting on Mercury


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[posted from ] Town Hall Meeting on Mercury Sierra Club Philadelphia Field Office Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States Date : October 06, 2005...

Tri-State Parent Power Fair


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The Tri-State Parent Power Fair will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2005 from 9am to 5:30pm at the Hyatt Regency Penns Landing, 201 S. Columbus Blvd., in Philadelphia. October 8th has been...

Free Composting Workshops


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You may know that … COMPOSTING is working with the forces of nature to turn fallen leaves, yard waste and fruit and vegetable scraps from the kitchen into humus. Humus, well mixed into soil,...

Banking Basics at Project HOME


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Banking Basics Offered in partnership with PNC Bank Tuesday, September 27th, 6pm-8pm Learn the basics of bank products and services, including checking accounts, the many types of savings accounts,...

6th Annual GreenPower: Turn It On! Awards Luncheon


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6th Annual GreenPower: Turn It On! Awards Luncheon Wednesday, November 2, 2005 12:00 – 2 The Hilton Inn at Penn 3600 Samson Street, Philadelphia, PA PennFuture and friends celebrate the...

New Resources

Transcript: Service-Learning in Higher Education


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[posted from CCPH newsletter] Transcript from Online Forum on Service-Learning Partnerships in Higher Education. The handouts and transcript from the first National Service-Learning Clearinghouse...

Articles: CBPR and health disparities


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] The July-August Issue of the Journal of Professional Nursing consists predominantly of articles that address health disparities. This...

New Article: Participatory Research and public policy


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] This recently completed a paper suggests that community-based participatory research that does not take an explicit public policy...

New Report: Shrinking Battleground: 2008 Presidential Election and Beyond


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[posted from FairVote Newsletter] The Shrinking Battleground: The 2008 Presidential Elections and Beyond The Shrinking Battleground uses a model of ?state partisanship? to explain why the United...

Teaching Teachers: Professional Development to Improve Student Teaching


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] TEACHING TEACHERS: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO IMPROVE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT Good teachers form the foundation of good schools, and improving...

Literature Review: Poverty, Housing, Race-based discrinimation and health care


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Access Alliance Multicultural Community Health Centre (AAMCHC) and its partners have been working together to develop a long-term program...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Greeters, National College Fair


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[posted from College Prep Round Table listserv] The National College Fair Orientation Committee need volunteers to serve as “Greeters” during the fair on Sunday, October 30, 2005. Come...

2nd Annual Walk for Fairmount Park


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2nd Annual Walk for Fairmount Park Sunday, October 23, 2005 Registration: 8:00 Walk Begins: 9:00 The 3-mile Walk will take place in West Fairmount Park and will highlight some of its ?hidden...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Patient Capital for a Sustainable Future


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Investors’ Circle National Conference and Venture Fair November 1-3, 2005 Hyatt Regency Boston, MA Patient Capital for a Sustainable Future The Investors? Circle National Conference and Venture...

Community Weaver Certification Training


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COMMUNITY WEAVER CERTIFICATION TRAINING November 14-16, 2005 (Free Training of Trainers of Volunteers Nov. 17-18) Cascade People’s Center 309 Pontius Ave. N. Seattle, Washington FAMILY SUPPORT...

Independent Sector Conference: Reshaping the Social Compact


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Independent Sector 25th Anniversary Event: Conference “Reshaping the Social Compact” When: October 23-25, 2005 Where: JW Marriott 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Cost: See website (Discount...

Arts Education and the Creative Economy


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The next Arts Education Partnership Forum will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2, 2005 in Charleston, SC. The theme is “Arts Education and the Creative Economy.” This forum...

Action in Place: Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability


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Action in Place: Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability October 6-9, 2005 Goddard College Plainfield, Vermont Join us to celebrate and learn from the experiences of those involved in...

Social Theory, Politics and the Arts


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Social Theory, Politics and the Arts 31st annual international conference on Social Theory, Politics and the Arts (STP&A), University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon October 6 to 8, 2005 Social Theory,...

Folklore, Equal Access, and Social Action


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American Folklore Society 2005 Annual Meeting October 19-23, Atlanta, Georgia Folklore, Equal Access, and Social Action is the theme for the American Folklore Society’s 117th annual meeting, to...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Leaders for Literacy Grants


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YOUTH LEADERS FOR LITERACY GRANTS (US applicants only) Youth Leaders for Literacy is an initiative of the National Education Association (NEA) and Youth Service America (YSA) to help youth direct...

Youth Action Net Award


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YOUTH ACTION NET AWARD (open to US and International applicants) YouthACtionNet is now giving awards to youth leaders and their emerging projects that promote social change and connect youth with...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Project Associate, Best Practices Institute


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[emailed 9/17/2005] PMHCC Best Practices Institute has renewed our search for a Project Associate. This position supports the ongoing implementation of Performance-based Contracting (PBC) for foster...

Miscellaneous

Undergrad fellowships at EPA


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Fall 2006 Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Undergraduate Student Fellowships The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater...


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