The week of

November 4, 2005

PHENND Events/Activities

Youth Organized for Disaster Action Grant


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The Institute for Global Education and Service Learning (IGESL) and its partners, Penn Serve and the NJ Commission on National and Community Service, are pleased to announce the opportunity for...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Tree Tending Workshop


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Topic: Community Organizing When: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005, 6 – 8 Where: PHS, 100 N. 20th Street (20th and Arch Streets), 5th floor What: Learn about * inventorying resources in your...

Leadership Lunch w/ Exec. Director of International House


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Philadelphia Young Nonprofit Leaders Presents: Leadership Lunch w/ Executive Director of the International House, Oliver Franklin DATE: Tuesday, November 8th TIME: 12-1:15p LOCATION: International...

PARENTING AFTER VIOLENCE SYMPOSIUM II


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The Institute for Safe Families and the Department of Human Services present PARENTING AFTER VIOLENCE SYMPOSIUM II Wednesday, December 7, 2005 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Temple Health Sciences Building, 4th...

Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Grief


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A One-Day Conference for Professionals presented by The Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Families SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2005 9am-4:30pm St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children Bell...

Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder


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Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Learning Objectives: * Participants learn the causes and prevalence of PTSD in American society. * Participants learn the symptomatology of post-traumatic...

The Schuylkill Upstream


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See First Hand River Pollution as you tour Fairmount Water Works The Schuylkill Upstream Saturday, November 12, 1 to 4 pm Take a ride upstream and see first-hand how neighboring communities affect...

All Join Hands: The Visions of Peace Project Public Art Workshops


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Philadelphia Mural Arts Program All Join Hands: The Visions of Peace Project ***Space is limited for these events, please email or call Lindsey Rosenberg: 215-685-0760 or @ to participate in this...

TANF and Family Supports: A Policy and Advocacy Update


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November 10 Meeting Announcement PathWaysPA and the United Way of SEPA hosting TANF and Family Supports Forum On Thursday, November 10, from 1:00 ? 3:30 pm, PathWaysPA and the United Way of SEPA will...

Returning to Learning: An Education Fair for Working Adults


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Returning to Learning: An Education Fair for Working Adults November 9, 2005 11:30 am ? 8 pm The Hub CityView, United Plaza Bldg. 30 S. 17th Street, 14 floor (between Market and Chestnut) in Center...

Facility Projects: Funding & Financing Strategies For Nonprofits


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Nonprofit Finance Fund Facility Projects: Funding & Financing Strategies For Nonprofits Wednesday, November 9, 8:30am – 4:30 pm, Temple University, 1515 Market Street, Fee: $85,...

Philadelphia Cares Leadership Program


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Philadelphia Cares Social Change Leaders January 16 – June 2006 Philadelphia Cares will launch a unique grassroots leadership program on Martin Luther King Day, 2006, to bolster agents of...

What Everyone should Know about Hunger and Homelessness


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What Everyone should Know about Hunger and Homelessness Tuesday, December 6, 6:00pm- 8:00pm The holiday season is a great time to learn about this crucial issue impacting our community. Speakers...

New Resources

Institute’s Civic Values Website


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[posted by Ed Schwartz] The new web site for the Institute’s Civic Values Campaign is now up and running–with links to the key groups and public agencies working to meet the goals set by...

Philadelphia Safe and Sound e-newsletter


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Philadelphia Safe and Sound, announced the launch of PSS ePerspectives,a free quarterly e-newsletter. To subscribe to PSS ePerspectives, visit This dynamic and informative e-newsletterwill cover...

New Book: Fifty Years in Public Causes: Stories From A Road Less Traveled


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New Book by Independent Sector President Emeritus Brian O?Connell Fifty Years in Public Causes: Stories From A Road Less Traveled is the new book by Independent Sector co-founder Brian O?Connell. It...

New book: Recreation and Youth Development


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Am taking the liberty to announce a new book: Recreation and Youth Development by Peter Witt and Linda Caldwell…it was intended as UG text, but early drafts also been used with Grad students...

Projections of Education Statistics to 2004


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[posted from Public Education Network Weekly NewsBlast] PROJECTIONS OF EDUCATION STATISTICS TO 2014 This report provides projections for key national education statistics on enrollment, graduates,...

New Website: The Philadelphia Right to Education Task force


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The Philadelphia Right to Education Task force has just launched our brand new website. Go to to check it out, there are plenty on links to relevant special education and local resources, event...

Community-based research – article in Social Policy & Administration


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[posted from CCPH listserv via Social Determinants of Health list] For those on the SDOH list who followed the discussion of ‘community-based’ research and questions about the meaning of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, Centro Nueva Creacion


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November “Awareness” Campaign! NORTH PHILADELPHIA A local, well known North Philadelphia neighborhood community center is looking for volunteers to help engage the community it serves. In...

Volunteers Needed, VOS Community Outreach


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Looking for volunteers interested in… *Grant Writing *Secretary/Intake for Non-Profit *Activities Coordinator for After-School Program *Law Students *Program Assistant *Students interest in...

Student Artwork/Performance Request!


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Student Artwork/Performance Request The 17th Annual National Service-Learning Conference will take place in Philadelphia on March 22-25, 2006, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. 2,900...

Volunteer Positions, Horizons Unlimited


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HORIZONS UNLIMITED VOLUNTEER POSITIONS Horizons Unlimited, located in Media, PA, is a non-profit agency whose mission is to improve the quality of life and quality of care for older adults in...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals for PACAC Annual Conference


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It is hard to believe, but the time has come to plan for the 2006 PACAC Annual Conference, June 18-20, 2006 at The Hershey Lodge and Convention Center. The Sessions Subcommittee is working diligently...

Call for Papers: Community Driven Research and Social Change


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2006 CoRAL Conference on Community Driven Research and Social Change in the National Capital Region “Transforming DC through Community Based Learning and Research” CoRAL’s annual...

The Enterprise Center’s Sixth Minority Business Plan Competition


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The Enterprise Center’s Sixth Minority Business Plan Competition accelerates the business start-up process for Minority Business Enterprises, provides tools and support for business formation...

Health Behavior Change in Mental Disorders Modeled from HIV Interventions


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The Dept. of Health and Human Services and National Institutes of Health National Institute of Mental Health present Health Behavior Change in Mental Disorders Modeled from HIV Interventions grant...

Grant Opportunities

New Approaches to Social Justice Activism


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The Bread & Roses Community Fund/Future Fund <a href=""></a> supports social justice advocacy organizations in the Delaware Valley of Pa. and NJ. Deadline: Dec. 31, 2005....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

College Intern, Philadelphia Youth Network


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Philadelphia Youth Network Job Title: College Intern Business Partnerships (Paid Internship) Duties: . Data entry and clean up/maintenance for contact management database . Develop youth...

Professor of Installation/Community Arts at Temple University


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Tyler School of Art, Temple University Faculty Position: Professor, Installation/Community Arts Art and Art Education Department Application Due: 12/15/05 or until position filled Type: Professor in...

Youth Violence Reduction Partnership Coordinator


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As announced by Mayor Street, the City of Philadelphia is seeking a highly-qualified individual to coordinate the Youth Violence Reduction Partnership. Below is a description of the responsibilities...

Executive Director, White Dog Cafe Foundation


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The White Dog Cafe Foundation (founded by Judy Wicks, renowned social activist and owner of the White Dog Cafe) seeks a dynamic, innovative Executive Director to lead the organization’s mission...

Project Manager for City Year


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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Project Manager Organization’s Mission and Goals City Year’s mission is to build democracy through citizen service, civic leadership, and social entrepreneurship....

Court Advocate, Families of Murder Victims Program (FMV)


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JOB POSTING for The Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia (AVP) Families of Murder Victims Program (FMV) Position Title: FMV Court Advocate Status: Part Time (24 hours a week: Monday-Wednesday or...

Youth Development Specialist at Temple University


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[emailed 11/3/2005] Job Title Youth Development Specialist (Part-time) Location: Temple University-Center for Social Policy and Community Development Campus: Main Campus Job Number: TU-07847 Date...

Miscellaneous

2005-2006 Low Income Energy Assistance Program


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2005-2006 Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), City Crisis Grant Season Opens According to Licenses and Inspections Commissioner Robert D. Solvibile Sr., City Crisis is a State-funded...

Paid Community Organizing Training


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DART is now accepting applications for the 2006 DART Organizers Institute, the paid, four-month field school for people interested in launching a career in community organizing. Participants will...


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