The week of

December 9, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

National Black Arts Spoken Word Performance


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NATIONAL BLACK ARTS SPOKEN WORD TOUR PRESENTS… “I AM SOMEBODY” a staged adaptation about the trials and tribulations of African-Americans living in Urban and Mainstream America. A...

Gospel Soul Jam


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“GOSPEL SOUL JAM” Featuring cast members from the National Touring Productions of “God’s Children,” “I’m Climbing Up,” “Why Don’t You Know...

Women’s Way Annual Event


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SAVE THE DATE!!! – WOMENS WAY’s 29th Annual Event -Thursday, May 4th. Wyndham at Franklin Plaza, 17th & Race Streets in Philadelphia. 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Join WOMENS WAY as we...

New Resources

PA Nutrition Education Network Website Update


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The much awaited PA Nutrition Education Network website has been made live! Please be sure to visit the site at The website is an ongoing process: soon, members will have personalized logins to the...

Online Planning Tool from Building Partnerships for Youth


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NEW online program planning tool from BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS FOR YOUTH! The Building Partnerships for Youth Project is pleased to announce the release of an exciting new program planning tool. The...

New Fact Sheet on Workforce Preparation


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*New Fact Sheet on Workforce Preparation* Learn about what workforce preparation programs are, why they are important and what youth professionals can do to help young people develop these important...

A Study on The Future of Sustainable Finance


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The future of sustainable finance, Thought Leaders Study by Strandberg Consulting, Canada – May 2005 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is emerging as a significant international business...

Risk Management & Liability in Higher Education Service-Learning


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Fact Sheet on Risk Management & Liability in Higher Education Service-Learning – Includes examples of liability statements from several institutions Risk Management in service-learning...

Federal Digest of Education Statistics


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] FEDERAL DIGEST OF EDUCATION STATISTICS NOW AVAILABLE The Digest of Education Statistics (2004) provides a compilation of statistical information...

Advancing High School Reform in the States


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] POLICIES & PROGRAMS THAT RESTRUCTURE THE COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL The discussion over transforming and improving the nation’s high schools...

Advice about College from First Generation Students


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] ADVICE ABOUT COLLEGE FROM FIRST GENERATION STUDENTS How do students put college within their reach, if their families have not gone before them? How...

Continued Discussion from Inclusionary Housing conference…ONLINE!!!


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Over 200 affordable housing leaders from across the country met in Washington, DC October 5-7 to talk about inclusionary zoning, one of the most promising tools available for creating mixed-income...

New book: Education Is Translation


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Education Is Translation A Metaphor for Change in Learning and Teaching Alison Cook-Sather “The depth and resonance with which the author explores the metaphor of translation and the freshness...

Active Citizenship Today, 2nd Edition


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[posted from Constitutional Rights Foundation newsletter] Active Citizenship Today, 2nd Edition Grades 6-12 This newly revised ACT curriculum helps students develop citizenship skills and knowledge...

New Article: Urban Education Reform


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] URBAN EDUCATION REFORM The author elaborates a conceptual framework using theories of social capital and relational power, presenting case studies to...

Partnerships Classifieds

Community Cleanup, University City


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If the weather is right, please join us in helping make University City beautiful… Community Cleanup | Saturday, December 17 University City District (UCD) is partnering with local community...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Academy Health Proposals Wanted!


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Submit your abstract or panel proposal by January 13 to be considered for presentation at the AcademyHealth 2006 Annual Research Meeting (ARM), June 25-27 in Seattle Presentation of cutting-edge...

4th Annual Service Learning & the Arts Conference


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Florida Learn & Serve, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, and California College of The Arts: Center for Art and Public Life are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Service Learning & the...

Call for Abstracts: New Investigators in Global Health


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The New Investigators in Global Health Program Call for Abstracts 2006 New Investigators in Global Health The Global Health Council’s 33rd Annual Conference Excellence, Innovation and...

Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program (HCVHP) training workshop


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Homeownership represents the realization of the American Dream for many families. It is also good public policy because it is known to promote social and economic benefits for the homeowners and the...

Future of Minority Studies 2006 Summer Seminar


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Future of Minority Studies 2006 Summer Seminar “Theory from the Periphery: Minority Struggles for Social Justice” July 24 ?...

Politics and Spirituality: Seeking a Public Integrity


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Politics and Spirituality: Seeking a Public Integrity Jan. 14-16 in Washington DC Hyatt Capitol Hill Washington DC Featuring Jim Wallis, Anne...

Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture Annual Conference


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network Newsletter] 2006 Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture Annual Conference February 3rd and 4th in State College, PA Farming for the Future...

Beyond the Crossroads: Transformations in Community-Based Research


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SAVE THE DATE June 7 – 9, 2007 Connecticut, USA 2nd International Community-Based Research Conference Beyond the Crossroads: Transformations in Community-Based Research The Institute for...

International Service-Learning Workshop


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] International Service-Learning Workshop Engaging the World: Developing a Campus-Wide Approach to International Service-Learning March 1-2, 2006...

National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment


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6th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment: Energy for a Sustainable and Secure Future January 26 thru 27, 2006 Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Washington,...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Nutrition & Fitness Grant Program


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"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...

Service-Learning Grants Supporting Car Safety


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[posted from National Service-Learning Partnership newsletter] Service-Learning Grants Supporting Car Safety Project Ignition, sponsored by State Farm? and coordinated by the National Youth...

Tiger Woods Foundation


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AREAS OF FUNDING – Updated November 10, 2005 Tiger Woods Foundation grants focus on providing opportunities to underserved youth, ages 5-17. The average grant range is between $2,500 and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, White Dog Cafe Foundation


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[posted in SBN Newsletter 12/1/2005] White Dog Cafe Foundation seeks Executive Director! The White Dog Cafe Foundation (founded by Judy Wicks, renowned social activist and owner of the White Dog...

Miscellaneous

2006 Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service


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Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2006 Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service, a residential summer program for undergraduate students interested in volunteerism and...

Building Partnerships for Youth Recognized


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Building Partnerships for Youth <a href=""></a> – What’s New! Building Partnerships for Youth recognized as a new partner of the National Initiative to Improve...

Request for Student Artwork and Performances!


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Request for Student Artwork and Performances! APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15, 2005 For the National Youth Leadership Council’s Service-Learning Conference Philadelphia Convention Center...

Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award


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[posted from National Service-Learning Partnership newsletter] Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award Applications accepted through January, 23, 2006. The Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award honors...


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