The week of

January 20, 2006

PHENND Events/Activities

Volunteers Needed, National Service Learning Conference


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Volunteers needed: NYLC 2006, the 17th Annual National Service-Learning Conference — the largest gathering of youths and practitioners involved in the service-learning movement — will be...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Girls? Chess Event


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Girls? Chess Event Wednesday, January 25th 3:30 ? 5:30 pm The Bourse Food Court & Specialty Shops (21 S. 5th Street) Join ASAP(After School Activities Partnerships) and Women?s Grandmaster,...

The Urban Sustainability Forum


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The Urban Sustainability Forum A public forum focusing on important issues facing Philadelphia with the goal of making Philadelphia the greenest, most livable city in America. High energy costs....

Reinventing Older Communities Conference


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The William Penn Foundation, The Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, The Reinvestment Fund, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and other sponsors invite you to join us...

27th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum


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27th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum “Educators and Ethnographers Negotiating Ideological and Implementational Spaces” February 24-25, 2006 University of Pennsylvania...

State of Our Values Meeting


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[posted by Ed Schwartz from Neighbors On Line listserv] President Bush will deliver his State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 31st, at 9:00 PM. Sojourners–led by Rev. Jim...

Speaker Eboo Patel: Walking the Walk: Values in Action


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The Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia presents Youth Service Learning Initiative Walking the Walk: Values in Action With an address by social visionary Eboo Patel ?We Can Change the History...

New Resources

America’s Promise: The Alliance for Youth: Voices Study


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America’s Promise: The Alliance for Youth: Voices Study. America’s Promise (AP), a youth support network, recently took a nationwide survey of America’s young people, ages 10...

New Child Development Study


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New Child Development Study A new afterschool evaluation from researchers at Yale and New York University found that, “the reading achievement of children in ASP [afterschool program] care was...

Children’s book lists


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Choosing the right books for young readers: Let kids be your guide Are your volunteers who read to and with children continually searching for books that will draw students in and fire their passion...

CNCS/LEARNS Web-Based Tutor Training Technical Assistance


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CNCS/LEARNS Web-Based Tutor Training Technical Assistance Available Are you looking to expand or enhance the training you offer tutors in your program? The CNCS/LEARNS Web-Based Tutor Training can be...

New Report: Educating the World’s Children: Patterns of Growth and Inequality


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] EDUCATING THE WORLD’S CHILDREN: PATTERNS OF GROWTH & INEQUALITY More than 100 million children worldwide, some 60% of them girls, are not...

New Website: Why Public Schools?


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WHY PUBLIC SCHOOLS? Currently, our nation is engaged in a healthy and high profile debate regarding the quality and content of the education that our children will need in the 21st century....

New Article: Clash Between Nonprofits and the People they Serve


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] THE CLASH BETWEEN NONPROFITS & THE PEOPLE THEY SERVE Many highly educated, well-intentioned, middle-class nonprofit professionals attempt to...

Now Available! Free Literacy Tutoring DVD


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Now Available! Free Literacy Tutoring DVD The Resource Center is pleased to announce the availability of the long-awaited LEARNS Tutoring DVD. The DVD contains four literacy tutoring...

New Website: Community Guide to Helping America’s Youth


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White House unveils Youth Website The Community Guide to Helping America’s Youth helps communities build partnerships, assess their needs and resources, and select from program designs that...

New Artcile on youth voice and student engagement


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[posted from National Service-Learning Partnership newsletter] Engagement and Achievement Rise When Students Are Given a Voice In the article “Listening to Students: Engagement &...

New Website: Community-wealth.org


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New Website: Our goal is to provide you with the web?s most comprehensive and up-to-date information resource on state-of-the-art strategies for democratic, community-based economic development. The...

Toolkit to Organize Group Service Trips in Gulf Coast


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New! Toolkit to Organize Group Service Trips in Gulf Coast The Corporation for National and Community Service and the Department of Housing and Urban Development have recently released a...

New Website: Telecentre.org (for Community Technology Centers)


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[ed note: telecentres are also known as community technology centers (CTCs)] Launch of to strengthen the global telecentre movement Tunis, 17 November – At the World Summit on the Information...

Community Engagement Institutional Self-Assessment Tool


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Building Capacity for Community Engagement Institutional Self-Assessment Tool Now Available! The tool is designed for higher...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed to distribute: How to Run for Office


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As you may know, we recently launched our 2006 manual on “How to Run for Office,” but it doesn’t do any good to have such a great resource if no one knows about it. We’re...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Calling All Applicants for International Volunteerism Summit


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] Calling All Applicants for International Volunteerism Summit The International Youth Volunteer Summit : Social Entrepreneurship in Youth...

Student World Assembly’s International Convention


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Student World Assembly’s International Convention Date: 9-12 March 2006 Location: Montreal, Canada The Convention will gather members and supporters from SWA Chapters across the world in order...

The World Peace Forum 2006


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network] The World Peace Forum 2006 Date: 23-28 June 2006 Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada The forum will provide an umbrella for governments and...

9th CCPH Summer Service Learning Institute


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Applications Now Available for 9th CCPH Summer Service Learning Institute! CCPH is accepting applications for our 9th Summer Service-Learning Institute, July 21-24, 2006, in the Cascade Mountains of...

International Conference on Imagination and Education


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The Fourth International Conference on Imagination and Education July 12-15, 2006 in Vancouver, BC, Canada Call for Papers: Deadline: February 28, 2006 After three years of well received conferences,...

National Migrant Education Conference


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April 2-5, 2006 National Migrant Education Conference Denver, Colorado “Celebrating 40 Years of Migrant Education! Making a Mile High Commitment to our Future” April 2-5, 2006...

Grant Opportunities

GoGirlGo!? Grant and Educational Program


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GoGirlGo! The goal of the GoGirlGo!? Grant and Educational Program is to use sport/physical activity as an educational intervention and social asset in order to enhance the wellness of girls as they...

Funding for Urban Public Education


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Funding for Urban Public Education The Broad Foundation’s mission is to dramatically improve K-12 urban public education through improved governance, management, labor relations and...

Get a VISTA through PA Campus Compact


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The 06-07 PACC-VISTA Host Site Application is now available. You can get the application online at <a href=""></a>. Please be sure to review both documents. If you have any...

Green Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals


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Green Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals – Deadline: Open – Established in 1994, the Green Foundation is a private, non-operating foundation that awards grants for both operating and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA, Chester Youth Collaborative


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Chester Youth Collaborative The Wellness Center 2600 West 9th Street Chester, PA 19013 <a href=""></a> The Chester Youth Collaborative is a network of youth ages 12-22,...

Youth Health Empowerment Project has 2 Vacant Positions


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Youth Health Empowerment Project has 2 Vacant Positions Y-HEP offers a comprehensive range of health promotion and youth development programs using a harm reduction approach. Y-HEP is committed to...

Training from the Philabundance Community Kitchen


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Philabundance Community Kitchen We are a Culinary Arts Job training program for low-to-no income adults. We offer the opportunity for our student to become ServSafe certified. This is a nationally...

Bread & Roses Community Fund Job Posting


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Job Title: Ad-book Marketing Coordinator Description: Sell ads and sponsorships for the 2006 Tribute to Change program book/resource directory. Duties include preparing solicitation letters, mail...

Looking for Operations Director for HOPEWORKS


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OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, HOPEWORKS The Organization Hopeworks (<a href=""></a>) is a youth development organization situated in North Camden, New Jersey?a city where 2 out of 3...


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