The week of

September 30, 2005

PHENND Events/Activities

Quarterly PHENND Meeting: Moving from Service to Civic and Political Engagement


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Quarterly PHENND Meeting: Moving from Service to Civic and Political Engagement Thursday, October 6 9:00AM – 11:30 AM Bryn Mawr College Gateway Conference Room, Benham Gateway Building The...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Intro to Media Literacy


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[event rescheduled from Sept. 27th] Media Tank invites you to join us for an INTRO TO MEDIA LITERACY with Andrea Quijada of the New Mexico Media Literacy Project co-sponsored and hosted by Scribe...

Youth Development: Inspiring Community Action


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[please note this is a change of date from the previous listing] December 16: Youth Development: Inspiring Community Action. Philadelphia will host its Fifth Annual Youth Development Conference to...

Educational Farm Symposium


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Educators . Historians . Farmers . Land Managers . Administrators Please join us November 3-5, 2005 for the second Educational Farm Symposium. Sponsored by the Association of Nature Center...

Friends Neighborhood Guild Art & Antique Auction


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[posted from Neighbors On Line listserv] You are cordially invited to join Friends Neighborhood Guild people in partnership for an Art & Antique Auction Wednesday October 12th 2005 @6pm –...

PA Campus Compact Conference


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Dear PACC Community Service Directors, Service-learning Contacts, and Faculty, PACC ‘s annual conference “Shall We Dance? Tapping Into Campus/Community Partnerships” will be held...

Water: Key to Life — Key to Sustainability


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?Water: Key to Life — Key to Sustainability? Saturday, October 8, 2005 10am – 4pm Water Symposium Gathering Join us for contemplation, education, conversation, and opportunities for...

Nonprofit Standards for Excellence Clinic Series


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Montgomery County Standards for Excellence Clinic Series October 20, 2005 9:00am – 1:00pm The Standards for Excellence Clinic Series provides educational support for assuring the implementation...

Environmental Issues in West Philadelphia: A Public Meeting


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Environmental Issues in West Philadelphia: A Public Meeting A new project Greening Philadelphia is seeking ways city government can address environmental issues in the city in order to improve our...

Partnership CDC Blues Fest


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The Partnership CDC is proud to present its annual music festival, formerly known as the Blues Fest, and announces a new name, a new permanent home and a new chapter in the life of the region’s...

Business Training for Non-Profits


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“Business Training for Non-Profits” taking place on October 19 from 6-9 at Temple’s Small Business Development Center at 1510 Cecil B. Moore Ave. The training is sponsored by the...

Social Venture Institute


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Social Venture Institute November 16-17, 2005 Philadelphia Ethical Society 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA At the Social Venture Institute, join business owners and social entrepreneurs...

Children, the Feeding Relationship and Weight


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[posted from PA Nutrition Education Network listserv] Ellyn Satter?s CHILDREN, THE FEEDING RELATIONSHIP AND WEIGHT, a one-day workshop that addresses prevention and treatment of child overweight from...

Credit Counts Workshop on Free Credit Reports


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Why Pay More? Credit Counts, Know Your Score! Your credit score is a report card for adults. It tells how well you pay your bills. A high credit score means you pay lower rates for things like a car...

Jobs with Justice speaker: Wilma Liebman


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Jobs with Justice Hosts a Night with Wilma Liebman, National Labor Relations Board member Thursday, October 6 7:00-9:00 Freedman & Lorry, 400...

New Resources

Katrina Resource Center


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Many colleges, high schools, and youth or student organizations plan to deploy groups of students or students and faculty to serve in hurricane affected areas during school breaks. The Corporation...

New Paper: Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Health Services Research


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Health Services Research: Pockets of Progress but a Long Way to Go AcademyHealth, Washington DC, 2005...

Some good news about public schools


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] SOME GOOD NEWS ABOUT PUBLIC SCHOOLS Criticism of public education has become so rampant that many Americans are left wondering whether anything is...

New Film: No Child Left Behind


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND CONTROVERSY IGNITES THE SILVER SCREEN Filmmaker Lerone Wilson, 23, never envisioned himself producing a politically charged...

Research brief: Professional Development to Improve Student Achievement


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

New Magazine: Diverse Issues in Higher Education


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] NEW MAGAZINE ANNOUNCED Since 1984, “Black Issues In Higher Education” magazine has addressed issues of access and equity in higher...

Community-Based Oral Health Programs


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[posted from Community-Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Community-Based Oral Health Programs: Lessons from Three Innovative Models In a recently released study, the Washington, DC-based...

New Book: Atlas of Poverty in America


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Atlas of Poverty in America: One Nation, Pulling Apart, 1960-2003 By Amy Glasmeier, E. Willard, Miller Professor of Economic Geography at Penn State Atlas of Poverty in America provides an historical...

Partnerships Classifieds

Interns, Campaign for Working Families/Teaming for Technology


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Teaming For Technology at United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is looking for two interns to provide technical assistance for the Campaign for Working Families 15 free tax sites operating in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Inclusionary Housing Conference


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[posted from CoRAL newsletter] Event: Inclusionary Housing Conference When: October 5-7, 2005 Where: 7910 Shreve Road, Falls Church, VA 22043 Cost: $400 Learn about: * Inclusionary Housing (IH)...

Call for Manuscripts on Service-Learning


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Call for Manuscripts on Service-Learning Event: Call for Manuscripts When: Deadline November 2005 Where: Online (See link Below) Who Should Submit: Higher education faculty, graduate students and...

Mapping Pennsylvania Communities: GIS Workshop


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Mapping Pennsylvania Communities: An Introduction to GIS and Community Analysis Workshop – One Day Workshop Workshop participants will learn the fundamentals of using ArcGIS (ArcView ), as well...

Promoting Resilient Communities


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Promoting Resilient Communities Disaster Recovery Locally and Globally This one-day conference will examine how the theme of ?Creating Resilient Communities? is and can be implemented around the...

Call for Papers: Society for Applied Anthopology


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The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) will have its annual meeting in Vancouver BC March 28-April 2 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Further information about the meeting is on the Society’s...

Democratizing Education Convention


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Register now for the DEMOCRATIZING EDUCATION CONVENTION Who: Undergrads, Grads, Faculty, Staff, & Community What: Plan nationally coordinated actions in defense of higher education. Develop...

International Conference on Civic Education: Research and Practice


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4th International Conference on Civic Education: Research and Practice Jan. 19-21 (Thur-Sat), 2006 ? Hilton Orlando/Altamonte, Florida For a country to flourish and grow, and for a democracy to...

Shaping Our Future In Out of School Time


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SHAPING OUR FUTURE IN OUT OF SCHOOL TIME the 2005 National Conference to be held Sunday November 20 to Tuesday November 22, 2005 at The Ritz Carlton – Battery Park, New York City presented by...

National Community Arts Education Conference


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[posted from Community Arts Network newsletter] 68TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE October 25?29, 2005 Pittsburgh, PA The National Guild Conference is North America?s most important annual gathering of...

Reaching Youth at Risk Through the ARTS


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Breaking Down Walls: Reaching Youth at Risk Through the ARTS PREVENTION, HEALTH & WELLNESS October 27 & 28th 2005 Conference to be held at: Rutgers University Busch Campus Student Center...

Grant Opportunities

Project Reach: Service Inclusion for Community College Students


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AACC Project Reach Mentee Colleges 2005 National Grant Competition The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is pleased to announce the national grant competition for Project Reach:...

Support for Service Learning Workshops


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American Association of Community Colleges Offers Support for Service Learning Workshops Deadline: October 21, 2005 The American Association of Community Colleges (<a...

Outdoor Classroom Grant Program


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Outdoor Classroom Grant Program The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation, International Paper, and the National Geographic Explorer! classroom magazine have partnered to offer grants...

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards


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[posted from Service-Learning Advances] The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor young people in middle level and high school grades for outstanding...

Disney Teacher Awards


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[posted from Service-Learning Advances] Disney Teacher Awards Disney Teacher Awards are presented to teachers in the who construct learning environments where students and teachers explore, imagine,...

Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities


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CCPH is pleased to announce a new initiative made possible by a generous grant from the WK Kellogg Foundation: Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: Schools and Graduate Programs of Public Health...

Centers for Innovation in Services and Intervention Research


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[posted from Community-Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] National Institutes of Health (NIH) Developing Centers for Innovation in Services and Intervention Research Deadlines: Nov 1 NIH has...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Afterschool Program Counselors


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[posted 9/21/2005 to Philly Schools listserv] Afterschool program counselors are needed at numerous sites in Philadelphia. Applicants must be able to work 2:30-6:00 five days per week. Minimum AA and...

Program and Volunteer Coordinator, UC Green


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[emailed 9/28/2005] University City Green is searching for a Program and Volunteer Coordinator. This position supports the mission of UC Green, to enable, promote, coordinate and support volunteer...

Director, Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP)


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[emailed 9/28/2005] Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP), a program of Philadelphia FIGHT, is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Y-HEP. Y-HEP offers a comprehensive range of...

Technology Manager, Campaign for Working Families/Teaming for Technology


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[emailed 9/29/2005] EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) Technology Manager Position October 17, 2005 ? May 12, 2006 Teaming For Technology at United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is looking for an...

Miscellaneous

Gleitsman Foundation


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] The Gleitsman Foundation is seeking nominations for its $100,000 Citizen Activist Award for 2006. You are invited to nominate those whose work you...

Be a Global Citizen Corps (GCC) Field Correspondent


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Don?t miss this exciting new opportunity to get your students involved in the fight against global poverty! NetAid is now recruiting high school student leaders to join the Global Citizen Corps (GCC)...

Managing Editors needed for new student run Journal


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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health is helping to support this exciting new student-run journal. We hope you’ll encourage your health professional students to get involved! Context Journal...

Harris Wofford Awards


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Harris Wofford Awards The Harris Wofford Awards were created to honor former Senator Harris Wofford, one of our nation’s greatest public servants. The awards recognize extraordinary...


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