The week of

December 30, 2005

Other Local Events and Workshops

Urban Forestry and Air Quality Workshop


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Urban Forestry and Air Quality Workshop Sponsored in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Saturday, January 21st 2006 9am ? 3pm Awbury Arboretum Our vision is to create a...

Town Meeting on Education


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Because it?s about helping our children do better in school. Children do better in school when their parents are actively engaged in their education. But what does ?active engagement? mean? Join us...

Parent Support and Education Program


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To Whom it May Concern I am excited to announce the Parent Support and Education Program, an exciting free series of Parenting Workshops for North Philadelphia parents who are interested in...

Peer Networking Meeting for Out-of-School Time (OST) Staff


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You are warmly invited to attend the Kick-Off Peer Networking Meeting for Out-of-School Time (OST) Staff WHAT: Staff of out-of-school time (OST) programs are invited to an evening of socializing,...

Keep Kids Safe Skate Event


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KEEP KIDS SAFE SKATE EVENT! When: Saturday, January 28 2006 Time: 7:30pm to 9:30pm Location: University of Pennsylvania, Ice Skating Rink 3130 Walnut St $8 children under 18 /$10 Adults (Price...

Free College Financial Aid Application Completion Workshop


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[posted from College Prep Round Table listserv] Free College Financial Aid Application Completion Workshop FYI…Tell a friend, spread the word: FREE Workshop on Completing the Student Financial...

Mayor?s Children?s Summit 2006


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] January 10: Mayor?s Children?s Summit 2006. The Honorable John F. Street, Mayor of the City of Philadelphia will be hosting the Summit on...

Strategic Planning Workshop


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] January 11: Strategic Planning 2: Implementation is often the most challenging aspect of strategic planning. Join the Nonprofit Center at...

Managing Up: Working Effectively with Your Executive Director


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[posted from Philadelphia Young Nonprofit Leaders newsletter] Managing Up: Working Effectively with Your Executive Director DATE: Monday, January 30th TIME: 6:00pm ? 8:00pm LOCATION: Central Library...

New Resources

New Website: TheNextMayor.com


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WHYY’s News & Public Affairs Service, the Philadelphia Daily News and the Committee of Seventy have joined forces to cover the search for Philadelphia’s next mayor. This two-year...

New Report: Strategies for After-School Success


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] Getting It Right: Strategies for After-School Success. This report synthesizes the last 10 years of findings from Public/Private Ventures?...

Building Partnerships for Youth Program Assessment Tool


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] The Building Partnerships for Youth Program Assessment Tool was created to help administrators and program staff assess their...

New Resource: AfterSchool Training Toolkit


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center] AfterSchool Training Toolkit. The National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning is pleased to announce that the Interim Mathematics Toolkit is...

Family Involvement Storybook Corner


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center] Family Involvement Storybook Corner. Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE) introduces a unique resource to strengthen family-school-community...

New Book: Public Housing, the Red Scare, and the Direction of Modern Los Angeles


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: Stacy Zellmann MAKING A BETTER WORLD: Public Housing, the Red Scare, and the Direction of Modern Los Angeles Don Parson Foreword by Kevin Starr University of...

New Report on Ethical Considerations for Research


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] New Report on Ethical Considerations for Research on Housing-Related Health Hazards Involving Children Recognizing the importance of...

Webcast of Canadian Service-Learning Conferences


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] In May and June of 2005, five Regional Community Service-Learning (CSL) Conferences were sponsored by the Canadian Association for Community...

Audiofile: Commuities & Physicians Together Teleconference


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] An audiofile and slides are available from the October 19 teleconference featuring Communities & Physicians Together, the recipient of the 4th annual...

New Book: Measurement in Health Behavior


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[posted from Community Based Participatory Research listserv] Measurement in Health Behavior, a new Jossey-Bass book by Colleen Konicki Di Iorio, offers faculty, students, researchers, and...

New Report: Transforming Community Practice


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] This paper has just been posted on the COMM-ORG “Papers” page, in the 2005 section at Transforming Community Practice: [Re]Moving the Margins by Jannit...

Millennium Development Goals Youth Campaign Kit


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] Global Youth Action Network Releases Millennium Development Goals Youth Campaign Kit In our efforts to put young people at the forefront of...

World Youth Report 2005


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network] Released: World Youth Report 2005 2005 marks ten years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY). With...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Second Eastern Regional Conference on After-School


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The After-School Institute PRESENTS OUR SECOND EASTERN REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON AFTER-SCHOOL MAY 9 & 10, 2006 Wyndham Hotel Inner Harbor 101 W. Fayette St., Baltimore Maryland FOR UPDATES ON THE...

Call for Proposals: Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed (PTO) International Conference


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Call for Proposals (Deadline January 23, 2006) The 12th Annual Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed (PTO) International Conference () May 18-21, 2006 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill**...

Points of Light Youth Leadership Institute


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] February 13-15: The Points of Light Youth Leadership Institute is a training program designed to teach leadership and community service...

National AfterSchool Association Annual Conference


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] February 22-25: The National AfterSchool Association Annual Conference will bring together members of the afterschool professional...

Center for Summer Learning Annual Conference


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] March 22-24: The Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University’s Annual Conference. The Center’s annual conference,...

Celebration of Teaching & Learning


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] March 24-25: Celebration of Teaching & Learning. Thirteen/WNET and WLIW21 are proud to present this unique professional development...

PA Children, Youth, and Family Services Annual Conference


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter] March 28-30: PCCYFS Annual Spring Conference. This conference will be held at the Wyndham Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel in Harrisburg, PA. The...

Student World Assembly Annual International Convention


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] Student World Assembly (SWA) Annual International Convention Date: 9-12 March, 2006 Location: McGill University; Montreal, Canada The...

Grant Opportunities

Pennsylvania Food Stamp Nutrition Education grants


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The FY 2007 Request for Application (RFA) for the Pennsylvania Food Stamp Nutrition Education program is now available on the PA NEN website (<a href=""></a>). Please note the...

Summer Employment and Training Programs


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The Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board’s Youth Council has announced the release of the 2006 Summer Employment and Training Programs Request for Proposals. The RFP is now available to...

Building Leadership & Organizational Capacity (BLOC) program, North Philadelphia


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ATTENTION Community and Faith-Based Organizations INTRODUCTION ? Temple University?s Center for Social Policy and Community Development (CSPCD) is proud to be one of 20 organizations selected in 2005...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Community Gardens Project, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


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[emailed 12/20/2005] POSITION SUMMARY: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) motivates people to improve the quality of life and create a sense of community through horticulture. Philadelphia...

Assistant Director of Training, Center for Intergenerational Learning


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[emailed 12/20/2005] Assistant Director of Training Center for Intergenerational Learning Temple University Philadelphia, PA. Temple University’s Center for Intergenerational Learning is...

Site Director, Summerbridge


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center newsletter 12/22/2005] Summerbridge of Greater Philadelphia: Site Director. Summerbridge is opening a new program site at Grover Washington Jr. Middle...

Miscellaneous

Women’s Way Local Honoree Awards


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WOMENS WAY’s 29th Annual Event Nominate An Unsung Heroine Today!!! WOMENS WAY is currently accepting nominations for its 2006 Local Honoree Awards. Each May, WOMENS WAY hosts our anniversary...


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