The week of

February 24, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Law conference: Civil Gideon: Making the Case


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23rd Annual Edward V. Sparer Symposium Civil Gideon: Making the Case Presented in collaboration with the ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference University of Pennsylvania Law School Levy Conference...

Annual Clean Energy Conference


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Annual Clean Energy Conference Energy, Enterprise and the Environment 2006 A Conference from Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) Thursday, May 25, 2006 8:15 AM to 5:30 PM Radisson...

Nonprofit Career Fair


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Nonprofit Career Fair in Philadelphia The Philadelphia fair will take place at Saint Joseph’s University on Thursday, April 6th from 10 to 2 (with recruiter set-up beginning at 9 ) At this...

Globalization, the Church, and the Human Future


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One world, many worlds, or both? Globalization, the Church, and the Human Future By Dr. George Weigel & Dr. Rocco Martino Tuesday March 14, 2006 at 7 : 30 in the Haub Executive Center 5th floor...

PA Hunger Action Conf: Strengthening the Food Resource Safety Net


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Registration is now available for our 6th annual conference, Strengthening the Food Resource Safety Net! STRENGTHENING THE FOOD RESOURCE SAFETY NET 6th Annual Conference May 22-23, 2006 Crowne Plaza...

Network for Small Schools


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The Center for Effective School Practices at Rutgers presents SMALL SCHOOLS INSTITUTE APRIL 5-6 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, Join the growing network of small schools. Explore: ? approaches...

STARTING A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION


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STARTING A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION For Grassroots and Community Based Orgainizations Fee: $ Wednesday, March 15, 2006, 6:00-8:00pm The Temple University Small Business Development Center 1510 Cecil B....

Black Male Development Symposium


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Arcadia University Presents 3rd Annual Black Male Development Symposium But Listen First Saturday, May 13, 2006 At all times, Black men need to think and re-evaluate where they are as men,...

Teacher Workshops


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Please join us on Thursday March 16th, 4-6, at Church of the Advocate, for either of the following teacher workshops: (A) Free!: Great Escapes from Slavery on the Underground Railroad Learn how to...

AACC Regional Service-Learning Workshop


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The AACC Regional Service-Learning Workshop will be held on Friday, April 7, 2006 at Montgomery County Community College in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room. Registration is from 9 am to 10 am and the...

Workshop: Lobbying and Election Rules for Nonprofits


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Center for Responsible Funding Sponsors: The Alliance for Justice Workshop Advocating for Social Change: The Lobbying and Election Rules for Nonprofits Outreach Co-sponsors: African American United...

Race, Class and Education: Gaining New Insights


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The Center for Children and Childhood Studies in conjunction with the Rutgers-Camden College of Arts and Sciences presents – Race, Class and Education: Gaining New Insights May 5, 2006 This...

New Resources

Community Development Journal issue on Community Informatics


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The Journal of the Community Development Society is devoted to improving the knowledge and practice in the field of purposive community change. Its purpose is to disseminate information on theory,...

Spirituality, Social Justice and Service-Learning


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Spirituality, Social Justice and Service-Learning is now available. It includes a keynote address by Paul Loeb, two introductory articles and nine papers related to service-learning at faith-based...

From Individual Development Accounts to Community Asset Building


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From Individual Development Accounts to Community Asset Building: An Exploration in Bridging People and Place-Based Strategies Solana Rice CSD Research Report 05-05 ABSTRACT Individual Development...

New Report: Policy Options to Support Entrepreneurship


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Policy Options to Support Entrepreneurship Among Low-Income Americans Lisa Servon, Senior Research Fellow, Asset Building Program and Associate Professor and Acting Director, Community Development...

New study defines quality afterschool programming in Massachusetts


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New study defines quality afterschool programming in Massachusetts WELLESLEY, MA – The National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) at the Wellesley Centers for Women recently completed...

Health Care Volunteers and Organizations


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If you are a health care volunteer looking for opportunities or an organization looking for volunteers: HealthCare Volunteer was started January 1, 2006 by an American dental and medical student, who...

Community Learning Briefs from Phila Education Fund


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The Philadelphia Education Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of public education for underserved youth in the Philadelphia region, is pleased to announce the launch of...

Study: Political activity among young Candian adults


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Study: Political activity among young adults 2003 Young adults do not vote as often as people in older age groups, but they help make up for it by engaging in other politically-related activities,...

Idealist.org Disaster Relief Center


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The Disaster Relief Center serves as a “…collection of resources for people and organizations looking to contribute to critical disaster relief efforts in crises around the world.”...

New Report: Service-Learning Promotes Healthy Youth-Adult Transitions


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National Study Shows Service-Learning Promotes Healthy Youth-Adult Transitions According to a new survey conducted on behalf of the National Youth Leadership Council(tm) by Harris Interactive(r), an...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Discovering Community: Students, Digital Media, and Place-Based Learning


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Discovering Community: Students, Digital Media, and Place-Based Learning at Vermont Technical College, Randolph Center July 10-14, 2006 Sponsored by The Vermont Folklife Center, Discovering...

National Farm to School Training


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National Farm to School Training | March 13, 2006 9 am to 3 pm | Garden District Hotel | New Orleans, Louisiana Training will cover: Starting and Sustaining a Program; Barriers and Opportunities;...

Call for Proposals: Midwest Social Forum


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MIDWEST SOCIAL FORUM 2006 JULY 6-9, 2006 Milwaukee, WI University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Student Union Preparations for Midwest Social Forum (formerly aka RadFest) 2006 are well under way. See below...

Conference on White Privilege


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White Privilege Conference 7: UNDERSTANDING, RESPECTING and CONNECTING. The dates are April 26-29, 2006, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO. Please spread the word and check the website () for...

Congress in the Classroom 2006


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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Congress in the Classroom 2006 DEADLINE: March 30, 2006 — APPLY SOON! Congress in the Classroom is a national, award-winning education program now in its 14th year....

Grant Opportunities

Bridge Builders Grant Program for public schools


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Association of Secondary School Principals Invites Applications for MetLife Foundation Bridge Builders Grant Program Deadline: April 17, 2006 With funding from the...

Chestnut Hill Health Care Foundation


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The Chestnut Hill Health Care Foundation will provide funding to benefit the frail, elderly persons whose lives and activities are at risk because of heart disease and cancer, educational programs...

Save Our History Preservation Grant Program


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[posted RFP Bulletin] Save Our History Invites Applications for Preservation Grant Program and Teacher and Student Honors Deadline: April 7 and June 2, 2006 A program of the History Channel (<A...

French American Cultural Exchange Invites Project


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] French American Cultural Exchange Invites Project Grant Applications for Contemporary Art Fund Deadline: March 31, 2006 French American Cultural Exchange (<a...

Award for Excellence in Community Revitalization


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Enterprise Community Partners Accepting Applications for Jim & Patty Rouse Award for Excellence in Community Revitalization Deadline: April 7, 2006 Enterprise Community Partners (<a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Project Associate for National Service-Learning Partnership School and Community Services


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Position: Project Associate National Service-Learning Partnership School and Community Services Supervisor: Partnership Director/Senior Program Officer Grade: 5 Starting Salary: Within the Grade 5...

AED Program Manager


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AED JOB DESCRIPTION #CS6053SN Position: Program Manager, State Education Agency K-12 Service-Learning Network Service-Learning, Civic Education and Youth Civic Engagement Programs School and...

Computer Instructors Needed


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COMPUTER INSTRUCTORS – ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A JOB WITH MORE THAN MONETARY REWARDS? Caring People Alliance, a nationally known non-profit org, has an immediate opening for a full-time Computer...

Executive Director, Bread and Roses Community Fund


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[emailed 2/27/2006] Executive Director Position Available with Bread & Roses! Our current Executive Director has announced her plans to leave Bread & Roses over the summer. Please help us...

Life Skills Educator, Oasis Art Center


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[emailed 2/27/2006] Life Skills Educator for Art Center Oasis 948 N. 8th St. Phila. Pa 19123 Summary: The life-skills educator is responsible for conducting on-going life-skills education on a...

Miscellaneous

New US Human Rights Fund Launched


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New US Human Rights Fund Launched On July 4, 2005, a group of foundations and individual donors launched the US Human Rights Fund, a collaborative funding initiative dedicated to the full realization...

Teleconference: Youth programs in Community Gardens


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Title: ACGA Telecommunication Workshop Youth programs in Community Gardens Dates: March 15, 2006 Third Wednesday or Thursday of most months at 4PM Eastern time (Topics and dates subject to change;...

Kohl’s Kids Who Care Program


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Deadline: March 15, 2006 A philanthropic program of the Kohl’s Corporation (<a href=""></a>), the Kohl’s Kids Who Care program provides Kohl’s an annual...

Working Group on National and Community Service


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Youth Service America (YSA) invites you to participate in the latest gathering of the Working Group on National and Community Service, which provides a cohesive voice for the youth service and...

2nd Annual Go For The Greens Event


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The Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network wishes to assist PANA in the promotion of the 2nd Annual Go For The Greens Event. The Go For The Greens Event helps schools gain attention and support for...

China Summer Workcamp


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Do you know of interested young people (at least 16 years old) who might wish to participate in the China Summer Workcamp? Deadline for applications is coming up see details below. <a...

Civil Rights Education Fund Development Fellowship


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund Announces Carol H. Pitchersky Development Fellowship Deadline: March 15, 2006 Founded in 1969 as the education and...


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