The week of

February 3, 2006

PHENND Events/Activities

Higher Ed Track at NYLC Conference


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For the first time, the National Service-Learning Conference will feature a Higher Ed track. Co-sponsored by PHENND, this track has recently announced workshops on the following topics: –...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues (A presentation by Helen Prejean)


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Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of Dead Man Walking and the recently-published “Death of Innocents” will speak at Cabrini College’s Founders Day event on Monday, February 20 at...

Organizing Against Poverty


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Are you tired of “stupid poverty” (Bono) – where a person dies every three seconds in the developing world because they’re “too poor to live” or works hard and...

Urban Sustainability Forum:”Directing the Flow: Managing Philadelphia’s Water”


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Thursday, February 16 6:00-8:30 Urban Sustainability Forum:”Directing the Flow: Managing Philadelphia’s Water” Academy of Natural Sciences Auditorium, 1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy.,...

Free Library Lecture: John Hope Franklin


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[posted from Philadelphia Public School Notebook newsflash] Feb. 9: Free Library of Philadelphia Lectures presents John Hope Franklin, Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin. 8...

Info Session, Philadelphia Writing Project Summer Institute


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The Philadelphia Writing Project will host its first 2006 Information Session for the next Invitational Summer Institute on Writing and Literacy on this Saturday, March 4, 2006 at 9:00 at the...

Third Annual Celebration of Writing and Literacy


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The Philadelphia Writing Project is sponsoring its third Annual Celebration of Writing and Literacy on May 20, 2006 from 9-12 at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, 3700...

AIDS Education Month Info Meeting


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AIDS Education Month is held every June in Philadelphia. It is an opportunity to draw attention to the AIDS epidemic and how it continues to ravage our neighborhoods. This year, we want to encourage...

Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program National Instructor Training Institute


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Dear Colleague, We would like to tell you about The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program and our upcoming 2006 National Instructor Training Institutes. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *...

Community greening meeting in West Philly


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UC Green has arranged for a community meeting at the Woodland Recreation Center (4740 Woodland Ave) at 7:15pm on Tuesday, February 21 to discuss a demonstration stormwater project for the 47th &...

New Resources

Developing a Civic Infrastructure


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] DEVELOPING A CIVIC INFRASTRUCTURE Four years ago, voters in Mobile County, Alabama, approved a property tax linked to public education, the first...

New Report: Achievement, Citizenship and Diversity in American Education


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] ACHIEVEMENT, CITIZENSHIP AND DIVERSITY IN AMERICAN EDUCATION A new report from the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education at New York University...

Arts Integration and Middle School Reform


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] ARTS INTEGRATION & MIDDLE SCHOOL REFORM This article from the Middle School Journal (May 2005) begins: “Imagine a middle school where...

Community Engagement in Public Education


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IN PUBLIC EDUCATION Community engagement is an ongoing, collaborative process in which a school district works with the public to...

New Article: Emerging Planning Challenges in Retail: The Case of Wal-Mart


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APA Journal Article Urges Economic Impact Reviews for Retail Supercenters CHICAGO — A new article published in the autumn edition of the Journal of the American Planning Association (JAPA), the...

Pennsylvania ?s Hunger and Food Insecurity Numbers Rise


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[posted from PA Nutrition Education listserv] Pennsylvania ?s Hunger and Food Insecurity Numbers Rise ?Congress and the White House Urgently Need to Address Weakening of Safety (Harrisburg, PA)...

Asset Building Resources for Veterans with Disabilities


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] Disabled, but Not Forgotten: Programs to Assist Veterans with Disabilities Build Assets &sub=200511&topic=fa Blake Ortner, Paralyzed...

New Book: Benchmarking for Nonprofits


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[posted from ] Benchmarking for Nonprofits: How to Measure, Manage, and Improve Performance From: Fieldstone Alliance (formerly part of Amherst H. Wilder Foundation) St. Paul, Minnesota United States...

HIV/AIDS Online Education for Health Care Providers


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[posted from ] HIV/AIDS Online Education for Health Care Providers From: Health Information Network dba AIDS/STD Resources Network HIV/AIDS Online Education for Health Care Providers. Course meets...

Pennsylvania Advocates for Nutrition and Activity (PANA)


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[posted from PA Nutrition Education Network newsletter] Pennsylvania Advocates for Nutrition and Activity (PANA) PANA?s Keystone Healthy Zone Schools program is a free, annual program that provides...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

10th Annual Institute on Service-Learning


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Please spread the word to your colleagues! Only one week remaining to secure a hotel room at the reduced rates offered to conference participants! Conference website: The Michigan Campus Compact and...

2nd Annual Meeting for Community-Engaged Scholarship for Health Collaborative


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The Community-Engaged Scholarship for Health Collaborative is holding its 2nd Annual Meeting, February 22 – 24, 2006, in Nashville, Tennessee. The Collaborative is a group of health...

Wingspread Conference on Civic Engagement and Graduate Education


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CCPH Executive Director Sarena Seifer will represent CCPH at a Wingspread Conference on Civic Engagement and Graduate Education, March 1 – 3, 2006, in Racine, Wisconsin, and facilitate a...

Symposium on Response to Community Crisis: Lessons from Recent Hurricanes


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CCPH is Co-Sponsoring the “Symposium on Response to Community Crisis: Lessons from Recent Hurricanes” being hosted by the Center for Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility at...

Building Trust and Negotiating Relationships in Community-Academic Partnerships


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CCPH Board Member Ella Greene-Moton Will Facilitate a Workshop on Building Trust and Negotiating Relationships in Community-Academic Partnerships at a conference on Excellence in Women’s Health...

NeighborWorks Training Institute


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NeighborWorks Training Institute Organization: NeighborWorks America Where: Atlanta, GA Date: February 20-24, 2006 The NeighborWorks Training Institute (NTI) is dedicated to providing you with the...

Annual Housing Policy Conference and Lobby Day


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Annual Housing Policy Conference and Lobby Day Organization: National Low Income Housing Coalition Where: Washington DC Date: February 27-28, 2006 Plenary: Examining Post-Hurricane Affordable...

Economic Injustice- The Ongoing Hurricane


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2006 Annual Conference: Economic Injustice- The Ongoing Hurricane Organization: National Community Reinvestment Coalition Where:Washington, DC Date: March 22-25, 2006 Hear from the world?s leading...

Call for Presenters: The Challenge of Engagement


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] The Challenge of Engagement The Third Annual University-Community Partnership Conference Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center July 12...

Grant Opportunities

MathMovesU Grants and Scholarships Program


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MathMovesU Grants and Scholarships Program Raytheon Company has launched the MathMovesU Grants and Scholarships Program to reward real-life "Math Heroes" for their dedication to improving...

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Invites Applications for ArtsCONNECT Program Deadline: March 24, 2006 The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (<a href=""></a>)...

Civic Ventures Prize for Older Social Innovators


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Civic Ventures Launches Purpose Prize in Support of Older Social Innovators Deadline: February 28, 2006 Civic Ventures (<a href=""></a>), a nonprofit...

Mattel Children’s Foundation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Mattel Children’s Foundation Announces Second Year of Domestic Grantmaking Program Deadline: April 7, 2006 Mattel, Inc. (<a href=""></a>) and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Job Developer Wanted at The Philadelphia Unemployment Project


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Job Developer The Philadelphia Unemployment Project is looking for a job developer to find jobs for unemployed Philadelphians. The position will focus on placements in the Philadelphia suburbs as...

City Year’s Application


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Just wanted to give you a heads up that City Year’s application deadline is coming up on February 15th. If you know anyone who should or wants to apply, the application can be found at <a...

KAPOW is looking for Volunteers and Interns


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INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION volunteer for KAPOW! KAPOW! is recruiting interns & volunteers for summer and fall 2006. Candidates must be energetic, professional, detail oriented, possess great phone...

Assessment Specialist, Temple University


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[emailed 2/2/06] Please apply on line at <a href=""></a> under "jobs @ temple" found in the drop down menu. Job Title Assessment Specialist Location TU: Center for...

Assistant Program Coordinator, Temple University


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[emailed 2/2/2006] Please apply on line at <a href=""></a> under "jobs @ temple" found in the drop down menu. Job Title Assistant Program Coordinator Location TU:...

Writing Coaches needed for Elementary Students


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The Philadelphia Writing Project at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania is looking for dedicated volunteers and/or work study students to serve as writing coaches in a...

Director of Development, Asian Arts Initiative


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Position Available: Director of Development Asian Arts Initiative Philadelphia, PA The Asian Arts Initiative (<a href=""></a>) is an emerging force working to empower...

Digital Inclusion Specialist, People’s Emergency Center


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[posted to CTCNet Philadelphia list on 1/27/2006] Digital Inclusion Specialist The Digital Inclusion Specialist will be required to work in all of PECCDC?s facilities and the surrounding community....

Miscellaneous

Call to Action: Leaders Wanted!!!


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1. In late January 2006, LEADERSHIP Philadelphia launched the Philadelphia Connector Project, see Daily News article <a href=""></a>. 2. This project asks Philadelphia-area...

Articles Wanted for Texas Association for Bilingual Education


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The TABE (Texas Association for Bilingual Education) Journal, a peer-reviewed publication, is distributed by TABE for the purpose of improving practice and advancing the knowledge base in bilingual...

The Course: Global Citizenship


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The Course: Global Citizenship <a href=" "></a> Are all people equally worthy of one another’s recognition and respect? If that is true in theory, do we recognize it in...

Looking for model K-12 school/health professional partnerships


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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health is looking for models of service-learning partnerships between K-12 schools and health professional schools (partnerships that involve K-12 students and/or...

Leadership IS Award


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Independent Sector Accepting Nominations for Leadership IS Award Deadline: March 10, 2006 Independent Sector (<a href=""></a>) established the...


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