The week of

January 27, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Protecting Clean Water in the Face of Changing Landscapes


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PennFuture’s acclaimed Annual Watershed Workshop, “Protecting Clean Water in the Face of Changing Landscapes,” is scheduled for Saturday, April 1, 2006, from 8:30 AM to 4 PM at the...

Documentary: Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders


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?STANDING ON MY SISTERS? SHOULDERS? Project Will Screen Award-Winning Documentary on Women in the Civil Rights Struggle Tuesday, February 7, 6:45 Honickman Learning Center Comcast Technology Labs,...

Fattah Conference on Higher Education Pre-Conference Forum


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The Fattah Conference on Higher Education will convene its 20th Annual Pre-College Forum on Friday, February 17, 2006 at the Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel. This year, we would like to premiere a...

Sonia Sanchez?s retrospective Coming of Age in the 1960s


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It was the days of JFK, Selma, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King. Please join us for Sonia Sanchez?s retrospective, ?Coming of Age in the 1960s? on Tuesday, February 21st from 7 ? 8:30 at Musser...

Cool Roofs Workshop 2006: Approaches for Energy Conservation and Financial Savings


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Cool Roofs Workshop 2006: Approaches for Energy Conservation and Financial Savings Purpose: The conference will focus on the environmental, economic, and structural benefits of cool roofs for...

Delaware Valley Earth Charter Regional Events Calendar


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DELAWARE VALLEY EARTH CHARTER REGIONAL EVENTS CALENDAR This calendar promotes events and organizations that adhere to EARTH CHARTER principles within the Philadelphia & Delaware Valley Region....

Community Based Programming for Youth Development


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Workshop: Community Based Programming for Youth Development Saturday, February 18, 2006; 9am-4pm at the Campolo School for Social Change at Eastern University-Philadelphia; 990 Spring Garden Street,...

14th Annual African American Children’s Book Fair


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[posted from Philadelphia Public School Notebook newsletter] Feb. 4: 14th Annual African American Children’s Book Fair. Community College of Philadelphia, 17th and Spring Garden Streets....

Higher Ed Opportunities Workshop for Asylees and Refugees


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[posted from Philadelphia Public School Notebook newsletter] Feb. 4: Higher Education Opportunities Workshop for Asylees and Refugees. 10 – 2 222 N. 17th Street, 1st Floor. Free event focuses...

Teaching of the Civil Rights Movement to Children in Schools


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[posted from Philadelphia Public School Notebook newsletter] Feb. 22: Lecture and book-signing by educator Herbert Kohl. 7:30 – 9:30 Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall at 36th and Spruce Streets....

New Resources

NPower PA’s February Training Calendar


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NPower PA’s February Training Calendar is here! You can view the calendar on our website at or by viewing the attached document. Registration is easy. If you see a course you like please call...

National School Counseling Week Kit


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National School Counseling Week Kit Mark your calendars! The countdown is on to National School Counseling Week 2006, slated for Feb. 6-10. The week’s theme, School Counselors: Changing Lives,...

Gender, Race, Class and Health: Intersectional Approaches


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“Gender, Race, Class and Health: Intersectional Approaches” by Amy J. Schulz and Leith Mullings (Editors). This book examines relationships between economic structures, race, culture, and...

New Article: Education is Everyone’s Responsibility


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] EDUCATION IS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY To one degree or another, every generation of Americans has had to wrestle with the challenge of...

New Report: Teacher Working Conditions as Catalysts for Student Learning


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] TEACHER WORKING CONDITIONS AS CATALYSTS FOR STUDENT LEARNING Successful democracies and economies demand that all students acquire analytical...

Standards for Middle and Secondary School Literacy Coaches


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] STANDARDS FOR MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOL LITERACY COACHES Faced with an influx of needy readers whose skills are inadequate for content mastery,...

Using Scientifcally Based Research in Schools


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] USING SCIENTIFICALLY BASED RESEARCH IN SCHOOLS Use science to improve teaching. This idea has surfaced repeatedly in education literature since the...

New Report: Harrassment and Discrimination Against Gay Youth


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] IN HARM’S WAY: HARASSMENT & DISCRIMINATION AGAINST GAY YOUTH A new report outlines the results of a survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

New Report: Quality of Teacher-Student Relationships


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] THE QUALITY OF TEACHER-STUDENT RELATIONSHIPS In a fascinating research study that included students as researchers, the Boston Plan for Excellence...

Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency


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KEEPING FOOD SAFE DURING AN EMERGENCY USDA is providing tips and information to help minimize the potential for foodborne illnesses due to power outages. As the hurricane season continues and we head...

New Issue of Community Development Journal


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A new issue of Community Development Journal has been made available: January 2006; Vol. 41, No. 1 Published four times a year and circulated in over 80 countries, the Community Development Journal...

Disaster Relief Resources for Recovery


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Disaster Relief Through Resources for Recovery In response to the tremendous long-term needs of those affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the National Youth Leadership Council has introduced...

Order Your Global Sustainability Curriculum for 2006!


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Order Your Global Sustainability Curriculum for 2006! Facing the Future’s latest global sustainability advanced student textbook, It’s All Connected A Comprehensive Guide to Global Issues...

New Journal: Progress in Community Health Partnerships


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The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute in conjunction with the WK Kellogg Foundation announce the launch of a national peer-reviewed journal dedicated to community health partnerships. Progress in...

Partnerships Classifieds

Support Black Family Technology Awareness Week (BFTAW)


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The Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA)-Philadelphia Chapter is requesting your support in the 8th annual Black Family Technology Awareness Week (BFTAW). The BDPA has been a proud supporter and...

Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN) Seeks Board Members


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Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN) Seeks Board Members SOWN helps women over 60, from diverse backgrounds, cope with the issues of aging by establishing and maintaining support groups....

Volunteers Needed: Philadelphia Flower Show


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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Philadelphia Flower Show is made possible in part through the work of thousands of volunteers. While volunteers do many different tasks, I specifically...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

International Health Conference at Yale University


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International Health Conference at Yale University in April 2006 – Early Bird Registration Rate! “Empowering Communities to Bridge Health Divides” When: April 1-2, 2006 Where: Yale...

Call for Papers: Service-Learning at Faith-Based Colleges and Universities


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National Service-Learning at Faith-Based Colleges and Universities Conference in Grantham, PA This conference is the fourth in a series of conferences designed for persons leading and teaching...

National Conference – Child Welfare League


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CWLA 2006 National Conference Children 2006: Securing Brighter Futures Dates: Feb 27-Mar 1, 2006 Location: Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC &YEAR=2006 As child-serving professionals and...

12th Annual National Gathering with Educators for Community Engagement


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Educators for Community Engagement invites you to the 12th Annual National Gathering “Many Voices, Common Ground” June 15-17, 2006 University of Wisconsin, Parkside (in Kenosha, 30 miles...

Call for Papers for Journal of Youth Development


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National Call for Papers for Journal of Youth Development: Bridging Research and Practice The National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) is pleased to announce the creation of an exciting...

Call for Presentations: International Service-Learning Research Conference


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Portland State University is pleased to invite you to the 6th International Service-Learning Research Conference, to be held in Portland, Oregon, October 14-16, 2006. The theme for this year’s...

Call for Presentations: North American Association for Environmental Education


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CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS The North American Association for Environmental Education announces the Call for Presentation Proposals for the 35th Annual NAAEE Conference to be held October 10-14, 2006 in...

Grant Opportunities

Allen Foundation Grants for Nutrition Education


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Allen Foundation Grants for Nutrition Education- Deadline: Open The Foundation supports educational nutrition programs, with priority given to training programs for children and young adults to...

Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program


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STIMULATING INTEREST IN CAREERS IN FISHERIES SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT The Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program is designed to stimulate interest in careers in fisheries science and management among...

Civic Connections Program for Teachers


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CIVIC CONNECTIONS PROGRAM National Council for the Social Studies Civic Connections Program links local history inquiry with community service-learning activities. Teachers will develop and adapt...

Environmental Public Policy and Conflict Resolution Dissertation Fellowship


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Udall Foundation Invites Applications for Environmental Public Policy and Conflict Resolution Dissertation Fellowship Deadline: February 3, 2006 The Morris K. Udall Foundation (<a...

Carol M. White Physical Education Program


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Carol M. White Physical Education Program (CFDA # ) Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) initiates, expands, or improves physical education programs, including after-school programs, for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Kensington South Neighborhood Advisory Council


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The Kensington South (Phila.) Neighborhood Advisory Council is looking for an Executive Director. Full-time position paying $32,000. plus benefits. Work with innercity, diverse population, directing...

Executive Director Needed for Empowerment Group


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Executive Director Empowerment Group Our ED is embarking on a new adventure, so we need a new ED. We are a north Phila., nonprofit, established in 1999 to accelerate growth in distressed urban...

Senior Program Officer Wanted for LISC


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Position Description SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER Background The Philadelphia Program of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is seeking to fill a new position, Senior Program Officer for Lending...

Earn-a-Bike Instructor, Neighborhood Bike Works


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NBW Earn-a-Bike instructor 2006 Hours: 20 hours per week. More hours possible depending on funding and NBW’s program requirements. At least half an hour on each side of when the class starts...

Summer Camp Instructors, Temple Ambler & Fort Washington


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Temple University Ambler & Fort Washington: In Search of Summer Camp Instructors for 2006 –Does your child have a particular school teacher that he/she really enjoys? –Are you a...

Miscellaneous

Campus Compact Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning


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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2006 Campus Compact Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning Campus Compact is pleased to announce that we are now accepting online nominations for the 2006 Ehrlich Award at...


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