The week of

February 10, 2006

PHENND Events/Activities

2006 National Service Learning Conference Workshops


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2006 National-Service Learning Conference Workshops are online now! Over 200 workshops, including special tracks for youth, the service-learning “rookie”, community based practitioners,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Penn-TESOL East 25th Annual Affiliate Spring Conference


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Penn-TESOL East (The Eastern Pennsylvania Area Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) 25th Annual Affiliate Spring Conference Saturday, March 25, 2006 Penn State Abington...

Participate in Law Day 2006


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Participate in Law Day 2006 The Pennsylvania Bar Association Law Day 2006 materials are now available online. You can register for the program, order materials, download the new lesson plan guide and...

Educators Workshop: Pennsylvania’s Abolition Movement


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Wednesday, February 15, 5 – 7 PM Educators Workshop: PAS and the Abolition Movement At the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA The second of a series of...

Meet the Authors, Hear Their Stories


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Remembering Childhood: Meet the Authors, Hear Their Stories March ? April 2006 A series of events that brings writers and authors to Rutgers University Camden Campus to share their perspectives on...

Toward a Local Living Economy: The Power of Coops


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Toward a Local Living Economy – The Power of Coops SBN Seminar and Networking Event Philadelphia Ethical Society 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA 19103 Tuesday, February 21, 2006...

Dr. Paul Farmer: A Physician Who Would Cure the World


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Dr. Paul Farmer: “A Physician Who Would Cure the World” 2006 Mendel Medal Recipient Public Lecture: April 8, 11am Jake Nevin Field House Villanova University $5 pre-sale/$7 at the door...

YMCA of Chester Info Session on Education, Health, and Finances


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“Where to Turn to” Info Session WE INVITE ALL CHESTER RESIDENTS TO VISIT US! Location: YWCA of Chester 2 East 7th Street Chester, Pa 19013 Day: Saturday, March 18, 2006 Time: 11am-1pm Our...

NPower PA’s 3rd Annual Tech Volunteer Day


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Reserve Your Spot now for NPower PA’s 3rd Annual Tech Volunteer Day March 16th , 2006! Text Box: During our 2nd Annual Tech Volunteer Day Is your nonprofit prepared for the worst? *IT Disaster...

A Free Screening of Global Banquet: The Politics of Food


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Come join us for a free showing of “Global Banquet: The Politics of Food” Presented by Fair Food and Mughshots CoffeeHouse & JuiceBar When: Tuesday, February 28th 7:00pm Where:...

Capitalizing on Diversity: The Next Steps


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CAPITALIZING ON DIVERSITY: THE NEXT STEPS March 24, 2006 Drexel University Creese Student Center Behrakis Hall 32nd & Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 Please join Drexel University?s LeBow...

Women’s Way Benefit with Fork’s Ellin Yin


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The Young Women’s Initiative of WOMENS WAY presents “Entertaining with Ellen” Want to learn how to throw a truly memorable party? Join Ellen Yin, chef and owner of Fork and...

New Resources

The Costs and Benefits of Green Affordable Housing


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[posted from ] “The Costs and Benefits of Green Affordable Housing” Provides detailed case studies on 16 green affordable housing projects and demonstrates, through statistical analysis,...

Online 5 A Day cookbook


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Many of you are promoting the consumption of fruit and vegetables in your communities. To help you, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has put out a searchable database of recipes...

New SCALE Literacy Listservs


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SCALE announces the creation of four new listservs designed to facilitate discussion in specific areas of literacy tutoring. The four lists are 1) adult literacy, 2) child and youth literacy, 3) ESL,...

Dewey Doo-it Teacher’s Kit: Character Ed for K-3


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Dewey Doo-it and his helpful band of Doo-its help K-3 educators teach the importance of kindness and compassion. Use the Dewey Doo-it Teacher’s Kit to teach core curriculum requirements while...

New Report on Public Sociology


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health] A recent report prepared by the American Sociological Association (ASA) on “public sociology,” a term popularized by recent ASA...

New Issue of Shelterforce Magazine


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NEW ISSUE OF SHELTERFORCE MAGAZINE Is the Market the Solution? The latest issue of Shelterforce Magazine features articles on how the money flowing from government into the nonprofit world has slowed...

New Economics Papers Report on Human Capital


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New Economics Papers (NEP) Report on Human Capital. The report is edited by Fabio Sabatini (University of Cassino, Department of Economics), within a research project on human capital, social...

New Reports on the EITC history and impact


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Steve Holt has authored a new research brief for us reviewing what we know about the EITC from its first 30 years (it was created in 1975). The report provides an accessible literature review that we...

Impact of arts programs on communities


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MAKING EXACT CHANGE: HOW ARTS-BASED PROGRAMS HAVE MADE A SIGNIFICANT AND SUSTAINED IMPACT ON THEIR COMMUNITIES Art in the Public Interest (API) is proud to present “Making Exact Change: How...

New Book: Courses in Courage


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[posted from CoRAL Network newsletter] Today, efforts are under way at a number of universities to promote community engagement. In developing these efforts, current activists would do well to learn...

Democratic Evaluation


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] I thought you might be interested in the new issue of “The Evaluation Exchange,” now available on our website, which focuses on...

Guide to Starting and Strengthening Intergenerational Shared Site Programs


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Generations United, with the support of MetLife Foundation, has created Under One Roof: A Guide to Starting and Strengthening...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers, Fattah Conference on Higher Education


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Call for Volunteers Facilitators and recorders are needed Sat., Feb 18th for a special event taking place as part of the 20th Annual Fattah Conference on Higher Education. Conference location is...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Annual Conference of Women’s Caucus for Art


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“Digging Deeper to Build New Paradigms” annual conference of Women’s Caucus for Art, Boston, Mass., February 20-23, 2006. The Women’s Caucus for Art, founded in 1972 in...

Creative Action: Gender and the Arts


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“Creative Action: Gender and the Arts” by Women’s & Gender Studies Program, UNC Greensboro, , March 30-31, 2006. The Program in Women’s and Gender Studies, University of...

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies Annual Conference


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BALLE 4th Annual Conference Burlington, Vermont June 8-10, 2006 Join independent business owners, local network leaders, and community organizers for a day-long seminar on Local First campaigns. By...

Call for Papers: Closing the Wealth Gap


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Call for Papers The Community Affairs Offices of the Federal Reserve System and CFED invite you to submit papers for a policy research forum entitled “Closing the Wealth Gap: Building Assets...

Call for Papers: National Forum on Community Schools


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REMINDER! Workshop proposals are due by February 28th, 2006. Submit your RFP to Meagan Lindsay by fax 202-872-4050 or by email ccs@ Call for Workshop Proposals The Coalition for Community Schools is...

Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop


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The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held at Carnegie Mellon University, March 15 – 17, 2006. Interested development professionals,...

Grant Opportunities

Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Clinical Scholars Program (CSP)


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Call for Applications: Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Clinical Scholars Program (CSP) Deadline: Feb 15, 2006 The RWJ CSP fosters the development of leaders who will transform health and health care in...

Environmental Grants Programs


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ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM (EJSG) <a href=""></a> ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COLLABORATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING COOPERATIVE PROGRAM (EJ CPS) <a...

Outstanding Public Safety Community Development Partnerships Grants


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Do you measure up? Awards for outstanding public safety community development partnerships $490,000 awarded so far. $100,000 in new prizes is available now! The MetLife Foundation and the Community...

Grant for Animal Shelter Improvements


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] American Humane Association Offers Meacham Foundation Memorial Grant for Shelter Improvements Deadline: February 28, 2006 A program of the American Humane Association <a...

Youth Community Service Awards


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Hitachi Foundation Opens Youth Community Service Awards Nomination Process Deadline: April 1, 2006 The Hitachi Foundation (<a href=""></a>) presents...

Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI)


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The Department of Agriculture’s Office of Faith-Based and Community initiatives would like to share with you a new grant opportunity available through USDA’s Natural Resources...

Opening New Territory with Technology


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Technology Grant News Announces 2006 "Opening New Territory with Technology" Cash Grant for Higher Ed Faculty Deadline: May 30, 2006 Submit Application: newterritory@ <a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Operations Director, Hopeworks N Camden


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OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, HOPEWORKS The Organization Hopeworks (<a href=""></a>) is a youth development organization situated in North Camden, New Jersey. The central task of...

AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteers Needed


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AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteers Needed to Work with the Chester Youth Collaborative Background: The Chester Youth Collaborative is a network of youth ages 12-22, community residents, youth serving...

Administrative Assistant, Delaware Valley Earth Force


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Delaware Valley Earth Force is an affiliate of Earth Force, Inc., a national 501(c) (3) non-profit environmental education organization. Our offices are located at 100 Greenwood Avenue,Wyncote...

Miscellaneous

2006 Spirit of Service Award


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Nominate your best teacher, program, student or private sector partner for the 2006 Spirit of Service Award!!! The 2006 nominations are due not later than Friday, February 17, 2006. For more...

Two New Reports Regarding the EITC and IRS-SPEC Data


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Two new presentations: one provides a general overview of what we know about the EITC (effectively distilling Steve’s new report); and the other examines how organizations can make use of new...

Cover the Uninsured Week


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Cover the Uninsured Week <a href=""></a> It’s time to take meaningful steps toward solutions. You can help. "Cover the Uninsured Week" will take place May 1-7,...


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