The week of

November 18, 2005

PHENND Events/Activities

Registration Open for National Service Learning Conference


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Registration is now open for The 17th Annual National Service-Learning Conference: We the People — the largest gathering of youths and practitioners involved in the service-learning movement....

Other Local Events and Workshops

What is Media Justice?


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Media Tank presents What is Media Justice? An inquiry into what a just media system looks like Thursday, December 1 7:00 PM Location: Temple University Walk Auditorium (Rm. 131), Ritter Hall 1301...

GRAND OPENING: Schuylkill Center’s Wildlife Rehab Clinic


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The Schuylkill Center’s Wildlife Rehab Clinic will have a Grand Reopening Party on Tuesday, Nov 22, from 4:30-7pm. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. For admission, bring a gift...

Discussion on Katrina Aftermath


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Project invites you to… After Katrina – From Disaster to Hope Monday, November 21, 7:00 Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Center City . What has the Katrina disaster taught us about...

Rights on the Line: Responding to Anti-Immigrant Attacks


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Please join us for a special program co-sponsored by Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC), Project VOICE of the American Friends Service Committee, and the Pennsylvania American...

New Resources

Service-Learning Clearinghouse: Reflection and Interdisciplinary Models


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Two new fact sheets have been added to Learn and Serve America’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse website that you may be interested in: Interdisciplinary Models of Service-Learning in...

Social Watch 2005 Report: Gender and Poverty


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Social Watch Launches 2005 Report Social Watch launched its 2005 annual report in September in New York. “Roars and Whispers: Gender and Poverty: Promises vs. Action” presents two new...

Report on Public Health partnerships


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The Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) has recently released a report on the Trans-Association Partnership Project (TAPP), a unique set of Centers for Disease Control (CDC) planning...

Newsletters Re: Youth Worker Professional Development


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Youth Worker Professional Development The National Youth Development Learning Network recently released two newsletters on professional development opportunities for Youth Workers. Because time and...

Youth Program Quality Assessment and Improvement


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Youth Program Quality Assessment and Improvement: Celebrating Progress and Surfacing Challenges As the landscape of out-of-school time programming has expanded, the issue of quality has moved to the...

Proceedings from Wallace Symposium of Out of School Time


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Building a Framework for the Future: A Wallace Symposium on Out of School Time The Wallace Foundation is committed to strengthening cities’ out of school time systems to provide meaningful...

Supporting Student Success: A Governor’s Guide to Extra Learning Opportunities


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Supporting Student Success: A Governor’s Guide to Extra Learning Opportunities. To better ensure student achievement, help youth develop essential workforce skills, and support families and...

New Website: Philadelphia Arts In Education Partnership


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The mission of the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP) is to provide engaging educational experiences that foster learning in and through the arts. PAEP achieves positive growth in...

New Report: Credit Card Debt in America


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Plastic Safety Net: The Reality Behind Credit Card Debt in America Groundbreaking report reveals credit cards are the new safety net for low- and middle-income American households in this fragile...

Connecting Elected Officials & Free Tax Assistance Campaigns


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“Connecting Elected Officials & Free Tax Assistance Campaigns: A Resource Guide” Providing Tax Relief to Working American Families The Hatcher Group () has created a dynamic...

2nd Edition of Connecting Service-Learning to the Curriculum


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We are pleased to announce that the second edition of Connecting Service-Learning to the Curriculum: A Workbook for Teachers and Administrators is now available. The Workbook is now in use by...

New Book: Engaging Campus and Community


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A new book is coming out this fall from the Kettering Foundation Press: Engaging Campus and Community: The Practice of Public Scholarship in the State and Land-Grant University System Edited by Scott...

New Book: Street Science: Community Knowledge and Environmental Health Justice


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A new book entitled, Street Science: Community Knowledge and Environmental Health Justice, by Jason Corburn is now available from MIT Press When environmental health problems arise in a community,...

Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development


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[posted from Community Arts Network listserv] If you are one of the many readers who has found Don Adams and Arlene Goldbard’s Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development a useful...

Reviews in Advance of Public Health


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The Annual Review of Public Health has posted three “Reviews In Advance” on its website that you may be interested in. (AR Reviews in Advance are full-length reviews published online...

Partnerships Classifieds

Tree Planting: Strawberry Mansion area


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Community Tree Planting opportunity!!! There is one more TreeVitalize Tree Plantings still to come this Fall. The specifics (gathering place, etc) are available from the individual coordinator....

Service-Learning Opportunity: Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign


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With the fall semester nearing an end, many of you are getting ready for the spring semester. The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger is also developing its spring plans for the Food Stamp...

Get Involved with Philadelphia’s After School Youth Development Network


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In 2004, Philadelphia Safe and Sound hosted the first meeting of Philadelphia’s After School Youth Development Network (ASYD). Since then, representatives of local after-school, positive youth...

Donations and participation needed, Shaw Middle School Katrina Thanksgiving


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Anna Howard Shaw Middle School located at 54th & Warrington Avenues in Southwest Philadelphia is hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for the survivors of Hurricane Katrina. On Tuesday, November 22,...

Support and/or Join, Philadelphia NAACP Youth Council


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We are seeking youth who are leaders or developing leaders, to join the Philadelphia NAACP Youth Council. We are talking to the School District about starting after school NAACP Clubs in 10 High...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

World Youth Jam


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World Youth Jam Date: April 26- May 4, 2006 Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA) Leading youth activists and organizers from throughout the world will meet at the World Youth Jam, hosted by Youth...

Plain Talk about Reading Conference


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PlainTalk About Reading An SBRR Institute If you can only attend one conference or institute this year, this is the one! Click here to download an Institute Registration Form (PDF, 41KB) When:...

Grant Opportunities

Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award


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Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award <a href=""></a> Nancy and Rich Kinder believe that an extraordinary teacher of underserved kids in the United States deserves a prize of...

Bikes Belong Coalition Grants Program


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Bikes Belong Coalition Grants Program This program is dedicated to creating a network of communities throughout the United States where people of all ages will have the accommodation and ability to...

Giant Step Award for Schools and Public Libraries


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Giant Step Award to Recognize Achievements of School and Public Libraries Deadline: February 15, 2006 Thomson Gale (<a href=""></a>) and School...

HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] United States Conference of Mayors Releases HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants Program Guidelines Deadline: February 27, 2006 The United States Conference of Mayors (<a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Staff Coordinator, SEIU


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Join Pennsylvania’s largest and fastest-growing health care workers’ union, Service Employees International Union District 1199P. We are currently searching for a Staff Coordinator for...

Group Facilitator/Educator, Stop Smoking Programs for Men


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GROUP FACILITATOR/EDUCATOR Drexel University is seeking an individual with experience in group work to facilitate Stop Smoking Programs for Men and to provide related community education in tobacco...


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