The week of

October 7, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Movin’ On Up in the Nonprofit World

“Movin’ On Up in the Nonprofit World” DATE: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 TIME: 6:30-8p panel discussion, followed by food and drink with our panelists LOCATION: University of the...

Leadership Lunch w/ Executive Director of NPOWER

Leadership Lunch w/ Executive Director of NPOWER, Lisa Shulock DATE: Thursday, October 20th TIME: 12-1:15pm LOCATION: NPower Pennsylvania’s’s offices, 1211 Chestnut St., 4th floor TO...

Youth retreat to plan NYLC Conference

PSLA (PA Service Learning Alliance) is busily preparing for the National Service-Learning Conference happening in Philly March 22-25 We are holding a NYLC youth retreat November 4th-5th at Chamounix...

Activist Jonathan Kozol Speaks on Apartheid Schooling in America

Jonathan Kozol The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 12:00PM Free Library of Philadelphia No tickets required: FREE For more...

The Role of Student Engagement in the Transition to High School

The Philadelphia Education Fund has announced the first of its fall 2005 Distinguished Educator Lecture Series “The Neglected Importance of Connections: The Role of Student Engagement in the...

Nurturing the Whole Family: A Conference for Adoptive, Foster and Kinship Families

NURTURING THE WHOLE FAMILY A Conference for Adoptive, Foster and Kinship Families This is a one-day conference that features opportunities for parents and professionals to discuss the challenges and...

Community Based Research workshop at APHA Conf.

[posted from Community-Campus Partnerships for Health] As you may be aware by now, this year’s American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Annual Meeting has been rescheduled to...

Workshop: Strategy: Don’t Organize Without One

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Workshop: “Strategy: Don’t Organize Without One” Saturday, October 15 10:00 to 3:00 (bring lunch) Location TBA Sponsored by...

Activist Training Series: How to be Most Effective with Your Message

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Activist Training Series: “Targeting: How to be Most Effective with Your Message” Tuesday, October 18 6:00-7:30 League of Conservation...

Philadelphia’s City Government: Measuring the Pace of Change

[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Philadelphia Committee on City Policy: Dave Davies on “Philadelphia’s City Government: Measuring the Pace of Change” Thursday,...

High School Terror: Handling Hazing and Harassment

CORA Services, Inc. Presents a Skills Training Seminar on HIGH SCHOOL TERROR: HANDLING HAZING AND HARASSMENT Date: Thursday, November 3, 2005 Time: 9:00-2:30 (Registration 8:30) Location: CORA...

Katrina: Policy Failures Levy Disaster

Katrina: Policy Failures Levy Disaster Eastern University Faculty Policy Debate 7:00 PM Wednesday, October 12, 2005 Campolo School for Social Change Eastern University-Philadelphia 990 Spring Garden...

Philadelphia’s Lights On Afterschool Kick-Off

The starting time for Philadelphia’s Lights On Afterschool! event has been changed. Please note the updated information, below: Please join the Philadelphia Region’s Afterschool and Youth...

New Resources

Webconference: Community-Engaged Scholarship Toolkit

[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] We invite you to participate in a free webconference… Learning about the new online Community-Engaged Scholarship Toolkit Thursday,...

New Guide: Education Programs for Out of School Youth

[posted from College Prep Round Table listserv] Subject: Education Programs Guide for Out of School Youth Available The Philadelphia Youth Network has issued the Education Programs Guide for...

Free Tutoring for Children in TANF Families

Subject: Free Tutoring for Children in TANF Families Free tutoring for children in families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits is available from the Education Party of...

New Report: Global Youth Service Day 2005

[posted from CBO Service-Learning listserv] GLOBAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY 2005 REPORT AVAILABLE Millions of Youth Outside the Answer the Call to Service Youth Service America?s () Annual General Report...

New Book: Sustainable Capitalism: A Matter of Common Sense

Sustainable Capitalism: A Matter of Common Sense by John E. Ikerd “For years, John Ikerd’s writings and speeches have provided precious insights into the economics of this nation’s...

Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities and Social Inequities

On August 8-9, 2005, more than 80 distinguished researchers and practitioners convened in Alexandria, VA to set a research agenda on the role of health education in eliminating racial and ethnic...

New Paper: Development Framework to Build Successful Alliances, Coalitions, and Partnerships

[posted from Comm-Org] As I mentioned, we are announcing a number of papers these days. Today, I am very pleased to announce the availability of: A Six-Step Development Framework to Build Successful...

New Article: Health Inequities Among African Americans

[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] This journal article may be of interest: International Journal of Health Services Publisher: Baywood Publishing Company Issue: Volume 35,...

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] The Spring/Summer 2005 issue of the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (Vol 10, No. 2) is a special issue sponsored by...

Book Review: Making Model Citizens in Los Angeles

[posted from Comm-Org listserv] In this paper announcement, we are trying something a bit different–a book review. So today, I am very pleased to announce the first official COMM-ORG book...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Administrative Assistant, Local Initiatives Support Coalition

PHIALDELPHIA LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT LISC is seeking a qualified Administrative Assistant in its Philadelphia office. LISC is a national non-profit...

Girard Coalition Community Organizer

Job Description: Girard Coalition Community Organizer The Girard Coalition, Inc. (GCI) is seeking an experienced, energetic, creative and selfmotivated individual to assume the role of Community...

Grant Opportunities

Echoing Green Foundation Awards

WANTED: VISIONARIES OF SOCIAL CHANGE Echoing Green seeks world?s best new social change entrepreneurs: Fellowship offers up to $90,000 in seed funding to build effective organizations The global...

Building Community Amidst Diversity Small Grant Program

Building Community Amidst Diversity Small Grant Program The Association for the Study and Development of Community (<a href=""></a>) is announcing a small grants and capacity...

Community-Based Care for Prevention and Treatment of Drug Abuse

[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Announcing an exciting new federal initiative – please note that only community-based providers can be the lead applicant....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

KaBOOM! University of Play!

Greetings from KaBOOM! Join us at The KaBOOM! University of Play! (U Play!), October 27-29 in Foster City, California! U Play! is our award-winning two and a half day training conference that covers...

Regional Collegiate Global Women’s and Human Rights Conferences

2005 Feminist Majority Foundation’s Regional Collegiate Global Women’s and Human Rights Conferences October 28-29, 2005 Spelman College Atlanta, GA November 4-5, 2005 Case Western...

New Jersey After School Conference

Destination Afterschool: Your Passport to Success November 11-12, 2005 Featuring: Workshops presented by NIOST’s (National Institute on Out of School Time) Trainers. Conference Fees: Members:...


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