The week of

October 21, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Visions of Peace Project Workshop: Poetry as a Bullet Proof Vest

The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program presents ALL JOIN HANDS: THE VISIONS OF PEACE PROJECT WORKSHOP SERIES “Poetry as a Bullet Proof Vest” By Theodore Harris In this workshop the...

Student Anti-Violence Summit

ATTENTION: 7th ? 10th Grade Students, Parents, Educators, Community Partners, And Legislators The School District of Philadelphia presents their 3rd Annual Student Anti-Violence Summit November 5,...

Community Tree Planting

A week from Saturday will be this fall’s big fun tree planting on *Saturday, October 29*. The most fabulous cadre of community volunteers (that’s you!) will be planting 100 trees in the...

Dealing With Homophobia in Schools

The Invisible Minority: Dealing with Homophobia in Schools Program Time: 4:30-6:30 Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2005 Location: Penn State Great Valley, Safeguard Scientifics Building 30 E....

Dessert Myx & Art Auction

DESSERT MYX: A Sweet Reception for the Multicultural Youth eXchange hosted by Innovation Philadelphia !! FREE EVENT !! An Evening of Fine Desserts Silent Youth Art Auction benefiting MYX Live Auction...

League of Conservation Voters 2005 Activist Training Series

League of Conservation Voters 2005 Activist Training Series Held every other Tuesday until December 13th 2005 Training: 6-7:30 pm Informal discussion to follow. Held at 1233 Locust St, Suite 301...

Campus Sustainability Day

WHAT: The Society for College And University Planning’s 3rd Annual Campus Sustainability Day: A Six-Pack of Sustainability Lessons from the Past Year in Higher Education moderated by renowned...

National Community Tax Coalition 2005 Fall Conference Call Series

The National Community Tax Coalition is pleased to announce its 2005 Fall Conference Call Series. This series of Conference Call Workshops are designed to assist new, emerging and advanced free tax...

Lecture/Community Dialogue on “The Boomers’ Guide to Good Work”

It is my pleasure to invite you to be our guest for a special Boomervision!(TM) session at 5:30 , Monday November 14, 2005, at WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia. Boomervision(TM) is a...

Labor Film Festival

Our first GET-UP Film Festival of 2005 confronts the issue of labor relations in a broad spectrum of films. It begins Wednesday, November 9th with Fritz Lang’s science fiction classic...

Dedication of Lansdowne Apartments in Parkside

Please join Parkside Historic Preservation Corporation, Congressman Chaka Fattah and State Senator Vincent Hughes to Re-Dedicate the spectacular Lansdowne Apartments Monday, October 24, 1:00 PM at...

Reception for New Executive Directors of Social Justice Organization

For New Executive Directors of Social Justice Organization Open Reception: Tuesday, October 25th, 6 – 8 pm 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1500 Walnut Street (entrance on 15th St) RSVP kavita@ or...

Workshop: Analyzing the Relations of Power

Analyzing the Relations of Power Session 1: Wednesday, November 2, 6 – 9 pm Session 2: Wednesday, November 9, 6 – 9 pm Participants are strongly encouraged to attend both sessions....

Activists and Researchers: The Triumphs and Pitfalls Of Working Together

Activists and Researchers: The Triumphs and Pitfalls Of Working Together Wednesday, November 16, 6 – 9 pm Panelists: – Eva Gold, Principal and Senior Research Associate, Research for...

Interfaith Prayer Breakfast for Workers’ Rights

Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice Invites you to an Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Special Guests Rev. Dr. Calvin Morris and Father Jack O’Malley October 27, 7:30 – 9:00 Arch St....

World Food Day 2005

Join the Coalition Against Hunger for World Food Day 2005 The Coalition Against Hunger will host its annual Philadelphia World Food Day celebration on Friday, October 28, 2005. Register now to attend...

New Resources

New Book: Democratizing Capital

[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] I am happy to announce that my book, Democratizing Capital: The History, Law, and Reform of the Community Reinvestment Act, has just been...

New Report: Effect of Single-Family Mortgage Foreclosures on Property Values

[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] New Woodstock Institute Research Illustrates Devastating Impact Foreclosures Have on Neighborhood Property Values A new report by the Woodstock...

New Report: Credit Cards and Debt

Credit Card Terms and Conditions Have a Highly Deceptive Effect but Credit Union Issued Cards are Fairer than Bank Issued Cards, Says New Woodstock Institute Report The Chicago-based Woodstock...

Book: Framework for Understanding Poverty

[posted from National Service Resource Center newsletter] Understanding Poverty: Lacking More than Financial Resources When working with children and adults in poverty, class differences can be...

Resolving Conflict Creatively video set

The “Resolving Conflict Creatively” series Box Set is currently being used by over 850 schools and community groups worldwide. Video Librarian Magazine gave it three stars and said the...

New Feature: Service-Learning News Feed

[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] NEW CLEARINGHOUSE WEBSITE FEATURE PROVIDES UP-TO-DATE SL NEWS Learn and Serve America’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse has a new...

New Report: School funding loopholes leave poor children behind

SCHOOL-FUNDING LOOPHOLES LEAVE POOR CHILDREN BEHIND The nation’s main program for educating the disadvantaged, Title I, is hampered by loopholes that prevent it from fulfilling its mission,...

New Website: AntiRacism.Net

AntiRacismNet provides both an online resource for the activist community and a portal offering information about anti-racism activities to the general public. As an activist resource, AntiRacismNet...

New Article: Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice

[posted from Community Based Participatory Research] Pathways to “Evidence-Informed” Policy and Practice – A Framework for Action Bowen S, Zwi AB (2005) Pathways to...

Miscellaneous

American Library Association & NEH

"American Library Association & NEH" The "We the People Bookshelf" program encourages young people to read and understand great literature while exploring themes in American...

Study Abroad in Japan for Teachers

"Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program" The Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program (JFMF) provides primary and secondary school teachers and administrators with the...

Nickelodeon’s Healthy Play Program

Nickelodeon Announces Giveaway Program to Encourage Healthy Play" Children’s television network Nickelodeon will distribute more than $1 million from September 2005 to June 2006. The...

Teleconference: new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data

[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) Offers a Training Session on the new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data NCRC members and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Manager K-6 After School Program

Manager K-6 After School Program Manage a K-6th grade, After-School and Summer Program, which serves approximately 125 children annually. The Manager will oversee the continued development,...

VISTA position, PennSERVE

VISTA position, PennSERVE One VISTA will be housed with the Pennsylvania State Commission (PennSERVE: The Governor’s Office of Citizen Service) to help bring a state-wide focus to the MLK Day...

Senior Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Coalition

LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION Position Description SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER Background The Philadelphia Program of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is seeking to fill a new...

Assistant Program Officer, Philadelphia LISC Program

Local Initiatives Support Corporation 718 Arch Street, 5S Philadelphia, PA 19106 TEL (215) 923-3801 FAX (215) 923-3168 <a href=""></a> POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Assistant Program...

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...

Grant Opportunities

Digital Imaging & Visual Learning Grants

Digital Imaging & Visual Learning Grants Olympus America, Inc. & Tool Factory, Inc. sponsor a classroom grants program designed to strengthen education through digital imaging and the power...

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics This grant program encourages the development of activities that will enable students to better appreciate and understand some aspect of geometry that is...

Box Tops for Education Kids Caucus for Education

Box Tops for Education Kids Caucus for Education This event will be an assembly of children, parents, education officials, and members of Congress who will meet to discuss solutions to improving...

EPA Environmental Education Grants Program

EPA Environmental Education Grants Program This effort supports environmental education projects that promote environmental stewardship and help develop aware and responsible students, teachers, and...

NEA Fine Arts Grants

NEA Fine Arts Grants On behalf of the National Education Association (NEA), The NEA Foundation offers NEA Fine Arts grants to NEA members. Available to elementary (grades K-6) school art specialists...

Youth Nutrition & Fitness Grant Program

Youth Nutrition & Fitness Grant Program General Mills Foundation Champions Youth Nutrition and Fitness grant program to encourage communities in the United States to improve the eating and...

Women’s Sports Foundation GoGirlGo! Grant and Educational Program

"Women’s Sports Foundation GoGirlGo! Grant and Educational Program" Provides financial assistance to sports and physical activity programs seeking to add new or expanded program...

Diversifying Public Markets and Farmers Markets

"Diversifying Public Markets and Farmers Markets" Project for Public Spaces, Inc. (PPS) is pleased to release this Request for Pre-proposals (RFP), "Diversifying Public Markets and...

We the People Bookshelf grant

American Library Association & NEH The "We the People Bookshelf" program encourages young people to read and understand great literature while exploring themes in American history....

National Education Association Foundation

The National Education Association Foundation Grants are provided for the purpose of engaging in high-quality professional development or implementing project-based learning and break-the-mold...

Outdoor Classroom Grant

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Outdoor Classroom Grant Program Lowe?s Charitable and Educational Foundation, International Paper and National Geographic Explorer! classroom magazine...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Institute on Service-Learning

DEADLINE EXTENDED!! Applications are now due October 31, 2005. At the request of many, and thanks to input from planning committee members, we have extended the deadline for the Tenth Annual Michigan...

Call for Workshops: COOL Idealist National Conference

We are pleased to inform you that registration for the 2006 Idealist National Conference at Vanderbilt University, March 3-5, 2006 is officially open! Visit to register your group now! Still...

Net Impact Conference

Net Impact 2005 Conference November 10-13th in San Francisco Join us for the Net Impact 2005 Conference, Bridging the Gap: Leading Social Innovation Across Sectors. Hosted by the Stanford Graduate...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Banking On Our Future

Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) is partnering with Operation HOPE to provide Banking on Our Future on Saturday. I am looking for two volunteers who can help between 10 AM and 1 PM on...


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