The week of

December 16, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Frances Moore Lapp? at the White Dog Caf


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[posted from ] Frances Moore Lapp? at the White Dog Caf? January 23, 2006 6:00pm – 7:00pm Frances Moore Lapp? will share stories from her latest book, Democracy’s Edge: Choosing to Save...

Chess Event: An Evening with Maurice Ashley


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The Philadelphia Chapter of America?s Foundation for Chess Presents: An Evening with MAURICE ASHLEY The First African-American International Grand Master of Chess ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2006 6-8 PM...

Day-long Workshop: Bullying Prevention


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CORA SERVICES, INC. Presents an Informational Workshop on BULLYING PREVENTION This workshop is presented at no cost to participants and is appropriate for all who work with children on a regular...

Workshop: Self-Mutilation: Clinical Manifestations, Treatment Considerations


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CORA SERVICES, INC. Presents a Skills Training Seminar on: Self-Mutilation: Clinical Manifestations, Treatment Considerations Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 Time: 9:00-3:00 (Registration 8:30)...

Celebration of Saunders Park improvements


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Be among the first to see the recent improvements to Saunders Park; celebrate and support the organizations and individuals working together on greening efforts; come enjoy refreshments and the...

Garden Tenders Basic Training


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5 Wednesdays; beginning January 11 Garden Tenders Basic Training The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, 100 North 20th Street, 5th Floor Auditorium Philadelphia Green’s Garden Tenders is a...

Nobel Prize Winner Wangari Maathai: The Green Belt Movement in Kenya


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Tree Tenders Continuing Education: The Green Belt Movement in Kenya Wednesday, January 11, 2006 6:45pm – 8:00pm West Chester University, Schmucker Science Center, North Room 191, West Chester,...

New Resources

Teacher Man: memoir by Frank McCourt


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Vivianne Nachmias, PHENND newsletter subscriber, Penn professor emeritus, and longtime volunteer at Lea Elementary School writes: “Am listening on tape to Teacher Man and I think it should be...

Second Annual Report, Metropolitan Philadelphia Indicators Project


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The Metropolitan Philadelphia Indicators Project announces the completion of the second edition of its annual report, providing numerical indicators to assist communities and community leaders as...

Service-Learning Student’s Guide and Journal


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SERVICE-LEARNING STUDENT?S GUIDE & JOURNAL Website: ? Email: Info@ Dear Educator: The Service-Learning Student?s Guide & Journal is the most widely used Service-Learning book in the...

CBR articles of interest in Environmental Health Perspectives


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research] The October Issue of Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) contains several articles that may be of interest to listserv subscribers. This issue...

Using No Child Left Behind Funds for Afterschool programs


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The Finance Project and the Council of Chief State School Officers are pleased to announce the publication of Using NCLB Funds to Support Extended Learning Time: Opportunities for Afterschool...

Renewing America’s Food Traditions


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[posted from Community Food Security listserv] from Renewing America’s Food Traditions: Bringing cultural and culinary mainstays from the past into the new millennium Edited by Gary Paul...

Legacies of Leadership for Today’s Civic Education


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[posted from National Service Learning Partnership] Legacies of Leadership for Today’s Civic Education A new report provides educators and policymakers with a framework for utilizing the...

Helping Principals Create a Culture of Literacy


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] HELPING PRINCIPALS CREATE A CULTURE OF LITERACY The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) has released a new field guide for...

Guide to Online Resources on Family Involvement


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] A GUIDE TO ONLINE RESOURCES ON FAMILY INVOLVEMENT A new guide from the Harvard Family Research Project contains information about what national...

Boosting vocabulary: Tips for Tutors


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[posted from K-12 service-learning listserv] Do the students you work with ever say, “I just don’t get it?” Often, their confusion indicates low understanding of key vocabulary...

Top Ten Tips for Improving High Schools


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INSIDE HIGH SCHOOL REFORM A new WestEd book details the turnaround approaches that are preparing more students for college — disadvantaged students who wouldn’t get there otherwise....

Outpatient Behavioral Health Resources


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Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) has just published its second resource guide for behavioral health services. ?Outpatient Behavioral Health Resources for Children and Adolescents?...

New Forum: Prison and Health Care


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Prison and Health Care – You can view the forum on prison health issues or read the transcript on the site. “In Need of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, Philly Fit Bash


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VOLUNTEER AD FOR PHILLY FIT BASH Volunteers Needed, The 3rd Philly Fit Bash – January 29th 2006 1 ?5pm Volunteers needed: The 3rd Philly Fit Bash ? the largest gathering of everything health...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Presenters: X-Treme Health Youth Conference


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CALL FOR PRESENTERS X-TREME HEALTH YOUTH CONFERENCE 2006 Thursday, March 16, 2006 Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster PA Conference Goal Student Health OUTreach of Lancaster County (SHOUT) is...

Community Development Academy


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SAVE THE DATE! University of Missouri COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY Winter 2006 Courses 1, Building Communities from the Grassroots and Course 2, Empowering Communities for the Future will be taught...

Western Regional International Health Conference


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4th Annual Western Regional International Health Conference: Health, Economics, and Human Rights ? The Value of Human Life February 17-19, 2006 Portland, Oregon Today, some parts of the world enjoy...

Society for the Arts in Healthcare Annual Conference


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The Society for the Arts in Healthcare Annual Conference 15th Annual International Conference April 26 – 29, 2006, Chicago, IL Headquarter Hotel: Wyndham Chicago 633 North Saint Clair Street...

HealthSTAT Context Journal Call for Submissions


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning list] Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is a proud organizational partner of this new journal. Editor-in-Chief Carmen Patrick is a member of the...

Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides


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International Health Conference at Yale University in April 2006 “Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides” When: April 1-2, 2006 Where: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut...

Annual Outreach Scholarship Conference Seeks Presentations


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Annual Outreach Scholarship Conference Seeks Presentations The Outreach Scholarship 2006 Conference, hosted by Ohio State from October 8-10 next year, is seeking proposals for posters and...

Grant Opportunities

Innovations in Nonpartisan Youth Voter Registration


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The 2004 elections saw the largest increase of young voters in history. While voter turnout overall increased by 4 percentage points, the turnout of young voters, aged 18 to 29, increased by 9...

Dirksen Congressional Research Awards


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**Congressional Research Awards Announcement** DEADLINE: All proposals must be received no later than February 1, 2006. The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants totaling...

Funding for Hands-on Environmental Projects


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Funding for Hands-on Environmental Projects The Captain Planet Foundation funds hands-on environmental projects to encourage youth around the world to work individually and collectively to solve...

State Farm Service-Learning Grants


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State Farm Grants The State Farm Companies Foundation offers grants to K-12 public schools for projects focused on one of three areas: improving teacher quality, integrating service-learning into...

National School and Business Partnerships Award


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National School and Business Partnerships Award The National School and Business Partnerships Award supports and recognizes the efforts of schools and businesses that partner to improve the academic,...

InvenTeams grant for community problem solving invention


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InvenTeams InvenTeams is the Lemelson-MIT Program’s national initiative to foster inventiveness among high school students. Teams, composed of students, teacher(s) and mentors, identify a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Organizer, Philly Beyond Oil


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Seeking "Beyond Oil" Organizer The Shalom Center seeks an effective activist organizer with knowledge of Jewish and other wisdom traditions to organize in the Jewish and other religious and...

Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign Manager, Greater Phila Coalition Against Hunger


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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign Manager (applications accepted through January 13, 2006) The Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign, now in its...

Miscellaneous

International Young Eco-Hero Award


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INTERNATIONAL YOUNG ECO-HERO AWARD Searching for Applicants Do you know a Young Eco-Hero? Are you a Young Eco-Hero? Please help spread the word! Action For Nature seeks applications from 8 to 16 year...


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