The week of

December 2, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Mastering the Art of the Message: Boost volunteer recruitment


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MASTERING THE ART OF THE MESSAGE Boost Your Success at Recruiting Boomers and Other 50+ Volunteers Wednesday, December 7, 2005, 8:30 AM to Noon Temple University Center City 1515 Market Street,...

Pennsylvania Humanities Council Meeting on Public Humanities


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The Pennsylvania Humanities Council Hosts a Meeting on the Public Humanities The Pennsylvania Humanities Council offers many opportunities for humanities scholars to share their expertise with...

Mural Arts Annual Winter Exhibit & Reception


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Wednesday, December 14 Annual Winter Exhibit & Reception Hosted by Naomi Post Street, First Lady of Philadelphia Followed by Presentation by artist Tim Rollins 5:00 – 6:30pm — Thomas...

Greater Philadelphia Cares Coat Drive


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Greater Philadelphia Cares can help your heart stay warm this winter! IT TAKES MORE THAN COATS TO MAKE A SUCCESSFUL COAT DRIVE You can participate in our 10th Annual Winter Coat Drive not only by...

The Eye of the Hurricane: What Katrina Taught Us About Poverty & Class


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The Eye of the Hurricane: What Katrina Taught Us About Poverty & Class Dec 5, 2005 7-9pm A panel of local leaders and activists will gather at William Penn Charter School on Dec. 5 for a...

Breakfast Roundtable: An Agenda for Rebuilding America?s Older Core Cities


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Shared Prosperity, Stronger Regions: An Agenda for Rebuilding America?s Older Core Cities A New Report from PolicyLink and the Community Development Partnerships’ Network Join the Greater...

Kellogg Health Scholars Program


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] The Center for the Advancement of Health (CFAH) was awarded a $ million grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation “to work to...

Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit


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Global Creative Economy Convergence Summit January 11, 2006 University of the Arts The creative industry impacts every aspect of the economy. Come to Philadelphia for the first Global Creative...

Workers Rights are Human Rights


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Workers Rights are Human Rights December 6 (in recognition of December 10, Int. Human Rights Day) 5 ? 7 Friends Center 1501 Cherry St. Jobs with Justice in coalition with the AFL-CIO and Interfaith...

New Resources

New Article: University of Washington and Public Schools


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WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER: THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS University of Washington President Richard McCormick explains how UW fulfills its role as a key player in K-12 education...

Info on Community-Based Research Forum


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Some of you may be interested in the Proceedings from a campus forum on community-based research held at the University of Victoria last April. The CBR Forum was conceived by the the Vice President...

Roadmap for keeping America’s Promise


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The AED Center for Youth Development and Policy Research wants to keep you updated on current and innovative afterschool programs and practices. As a result, we would like to inform you of a new...

Study of Foundation Support for Social Justice Grantmaking


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*Study of Foundation Support for Social Justice Grantmaking* The first study of foundation support for social justice grantmaking found that at the largest foundations in the United States, 11...

Social Determinants of Health, Canadian Perspectives


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Social Determinants of Health, Canadian Perspectives By Dennis Raphael, forward by Hon. Roy J. Romanow. This volume convincingly makes the argument that reducing social inequities in Canadian society...

Curricula Enhancement Modules on Cultural Competency


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Curricula Enhancement Modules on Cultural Competency The National Center for Cultural Competence has developed a series of curricula enhancement modules on cultural competency. Modules in the series...

Left Turn Magazine: Professionalization of Activism


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This special edition of Left Turn Magazine focuses on issues relating to funding within our various grass-roots movements and the professionalization of activism’ over the past few decades. Its...

Out-of-School Time Resource Center New Electronic Bulletin Board


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NEW OSTRC-EBB! The Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) is pleased to introduce its new OSTRC Electronic Bulletin Board (EBB): a virtual forum for discussion, idea-sharing, and problem-solving...

New Article: Physicians’ Preparedness for Cross-Cultural Care


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A new article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Resident Physicians’ Preparedness to Provide Cross-Cultural Care, makes an assessment of residents’ attitudes about...

Civic Indicator Handbook


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Civic Indicator Handbook is now available! Since the 1980s, the National Civic League has assisted communities in assessing civic health. The Civic Index provided communities with a tool to conduct a...

New Article: Eliminating Oral Health Disparities among Latinos


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] The September 2005 issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association features the article, “Latino oral health: A research...

Webconference Slides: Community-Engaged Scholarship Toolkit


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An audiofile and slides are available from the October 13 webconference: Learning about the New Community-Engaged Scholarship Toolkit. The materials are available on the Community-Campus Partnerships...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Translators Provided and Needed


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Translations for Progress is new public service offering free volunteer translations to the global NGO community. The web site was created to assist NGOs in need of translation work, but without the...

Help form a girls dance troupe


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Terri Shockley of the Community Education Center in West Philadelphia writes: I have a small group of girls (jr. high and high school girls) who would like to form a dance troop. The Community...

Volunteers Needed, Weatherization Project


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Volunteers Needed! United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania is recruiting volunteers to weatherize homes throughout our region. No experience required! Winter is on the way and heating costs will be...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

36th Annual Meeting of Urban Affairs Association


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36th Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association April 19-22, 2006 Montreal, Qu?bec, Canada “Neighborhoods and Urban Transformation: the New Global Context” Centre Sheraton Hotel 1201...

Call for Presentations : How Class Works


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Call for Presentations – How Class Works, 2006 – Deadline: Dec 15 A Conference at SUNY Stony Brook June 8-10, 2006. The Center for Study of Working Class Life is pleased to announce the...

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Conference


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The HHS/Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is a member of the Federal Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. The Council’s 2006 Conference, “Building on...

Call for Papers: Diversity and Commonality in Higher Education


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CALL FOR PAPERS SPECIAL ISSUE on “Diversity and Commonality in Higher Education” Teaching in Higher Education – Edited by Sue Clegg Learning and Teaching Institute, Sheffield...

Call for Submissions: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning


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Are you interested in submitting an article to the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL)? We now seek articles for volume 13 (fall 2006, spring 2007). The first step in the...

National AfterSchool Association Annual Conference


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Another great national conference is coming up in affordable Louisville, KY ! February 23-25, 2006 NAA Conference 2006 The National AfterSchool Association Annual Conference will continue to be the...

Grant Opportunities

Higher Challenge Grants Program


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Higher Challenge Grants Program Deadline: Feb 2, 2006 Grants to stimulate and enable colleges and universities to provide the quality of education necessary to produce baccalaurate or higher degree...

Christopher Columbus Awards


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Christopher Columbus Awards <a href=""></a> Deadline: Feb. 13, 2006 Grants are available for teams of up to four middle school students and a coach to identify a community issue...

Grants for Violence-Related Injury Prevention Research


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Grants for Violence-Related Injury Prevention Research: Youth Violence, Suicidal Behavior, Child Maltreatment, Intimate Partner Violence, and Sexual Violence Funding Opportunity Number:...

Relatives as Parents Program Seed Grant


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Relatives as Parents Program Local and State Seed Grant Initiatives Deadline: Various The Brookdale Foundation’s (<a...

Fellowships for New Jersey Teachers in Camden County


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Dodge Foundation Offers Teacher Fellowships for New Jersey Teachers in Camden County Deadline: January 12, 2006 (Submissions made via post mail); January 17, 2006...

CiviConnections: Grants for Service Learning Projects


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Council for the Social Studies Invites Applications for CiviConnections Program Deadline: February 24, 2006 CiviConnections is a three-year teacher grant program...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Migrant Clinicians Network Announces a Call for Applications


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Migrant Clinicians Network Announces a Call for Applications Deadline: Dec 31 Migrant Clinicians Network seeks applications for the 2006 New Provider Practicum in Migrant Health. The Practicum...

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...

Resident Academic Tutor, A Better Chance Lower Merion


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[emailed 11/29/2005] Resident Academic Tutor A Better Chance (ABC) in Lower Merion is a residential program for academically-gifted minority high-school students. Our program, located in Ardmore, PA...

Miscellaneous

Free Bullying Prevention and Youth Safety Webinars


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Free Bullying Prevention and Youth Safety Webinars Save the Dates! December 9 and December 15, 2005 (Please share this message with your colleagues and post widely.) You are invited to participate in...

Webinar: National Service Inclusion Project


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We are pleased to announce the December NSIP webconference. This month offers a rare opportunity to hear current and former service members with disabilities share their experiences. Date: Thursday,...


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