The week of

March 17, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Open Mic Benefit for the HR Coalition, (a prisoners’ families organization)


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[posted from Delaware Valley Progressive Calendar] Friday, March 31 7:30 Poems Not Prisons: Open Mic Benefit for the HR Coalition, a prisoners’ families organization Location: A-space, 4722...

Cover the Uninsured Week


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Wednesday, April 26, 2006 marks the kick-off date for “Cover the Uninsured Week” and Monday, May 1 – May 7, 2006 promises a week of terrific activities in Philadelphia. We welcome...

Generations of Activists: A Dialogue


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Generations of Activists: A Dialogue Wednesday, May 10, 6 ? 9 pm 1199C Union of Hospital and Healthcare Workers 100 S. Broad Street, 10th Floor Generations of Philadelphia?s activists are connected...

Community Roundtable on Healthcare


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Community Roundtable in Philadelphia April 10, 2006 Be a part of HISTORY! You are invited to tell the President and Congress how they can fix our healthcare system. The Citizens’ Health Care...

Institute for Arts and Transformation


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Prepare to make a difference in Philadelphia and beyond through the arts. BuildaBridge International announces the Fifth Annual Institute for Arts and Transformation, (formerly the Institute for the...

Advertising and Design Needs for Small Businesses


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Ask the Experts – Advertising and Design Needs for Small Businesses SBN Monthly Seminar and Networking Event Wednesday, March 29th ? 6:30PM-8:30PM The Levitt Auditorium Foyer, Third Floor The...

Youth Development Forum


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Please consider joining us for this forum next week. Hope to see you there. (Apologies for multiple postings!) For more information on PCCY?s Forging the Future Forums, see: The Ready by 21...

Film Screening & Discussion: Eminent Domain and Gentrification


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Local Issues, Local Voices A Media Tank Media Monitoring & Education Project Film Screening & Discussion: Eminent Domain and Gentrification When: Wednesday, April 5th, 7-9 pm Where: The...

Talking Back: Letter to the Editor & Op-Ed Writing Workshop


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Talking Back: Letter to the Editor & Op-Ed Writing Workshop When: Tuesday, April 11th, 6-8pm. Light dinner included Where: Temple University Center City, 1515 Market Street, Room 314 Presenters:...

Service-Learning in Higher Education


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You Say You Want a Revolution? Mapping the Limits and Possibilities of Service-Learning in Higher Education Muhlenberg College welcomes Dan W. Butin on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 7:00pm in the...

Housing and Transportation Working Groups


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The Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition invites you to join us April 4th for an important policy discussion on strategies to promote greater economic opportunity for working families. Over...

Idealist on Campus Institute on Nonprofit Careers


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*Just a reminder: There are a few spaces still available for the Idealist On Campus Institute coming up on Friday, March 31. Register online now to save your spot!!* For the past several years, the...

Commercial Corridor Main Street Workshop


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LISC COMMERCIAL CORRIDOR MAIN STREET WORKSHOP MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2006 9:00AM ? 12:00 NOON Location: DVRPC CONFERENCE FACILITY 190 North Independence Mall West (6th & Race Streets) 8th Floor...

New Resources

New Paper: Recruiting community organizers


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] “A Collective Recruitment Plan is Needed for Community Organizers” by Joe Szakos Joe’s paper takes on this difficult issue, exploring both the...

Vocabulary Development Exercise for K-12


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I hope you’ll take a minute today to “meet” and learn from Sarah Kurachek, an AmeriCorps member and author of the March 2006 National Strategy of the Month. Sarah joined City of...

C?sar Ch?vez Campaign


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In honor of C?sar E. Ch?vez’ birthday, the C?sar Ch?vez Campaign begins on March 31 by helping K-12 students take action in their communities utilizing service-learning experiences to connect...

Bulk Orders of Philadelphia Public School Notebook avail


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BULK ORDERS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL NOTEBOOK FOR YOUR CLASSROOM Make the Focus on Early care and education, Spring 2006 issue of the Philadelphia Public School Notebook a part of your curriculum! Taking a...

New Report: Impact of Community Development Credit Unions


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CDCUs Increase Impact through Innovative Structures High-performing community development credit unions (CDCUs) have developed innovative structures to expand their impact, according to a newly...

New Websites: PA History for teachers


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We would like to announce that the department of Education and Interpretation has mounted two new web site curriculum units, one under PA ethnic history on the Irish and one on the Pennsylvania...

New Journal: Community Development Investment Review


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[posted from Community Development Banking listserv] New Journal: The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco?s Center for Community Development Investments is pleased to announce the publication of...

Funder’s Guide to Organizational Assessment


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[posted from ] Funder’s Guide to Organizational Assessment Funders, grantees, and consultants will understand how organizational assessment can be used to 1) Build the capacity of nonprofits,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed, TeamChildren


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We need YOU to Volunteer! Our volunteers are always well paid in tears of joy, in smiles of appreciation, sometimes in big hugs, but always in the satisfaction that they made a difference in a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Jewish Funders Network Conference


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April 2 – April 5, 2006 Jewish Funders Network Conference Jewish Funders Network Denver, Colorado This year’s Jewish Funders Network conference, which will be on April 2-4 in Denver,...

“57th Annual Conference” ? Council on Foundations


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May 7 – May 10, 2006 2006 57th Annual Conference Council on Foundations Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania With the culturally diverse city of Pittsburgh as a backdrop, join grantmaking leaders as they...

Business-NGO Partnerships Conference


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May 9 – May 11, 2006 Business-NGO Partnerships Conference Ethical Corporation Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey Get the inside track from the world’s top businesses, NGOs and academics! Over 30...

Capacity Building for Food Security Organizations


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The Food Project (TFP) Leading in Food Systems Training (LIFT) Capacity Building for Food Security Organizations, Intensive Workshop March 31, 2006 Join Food Change and The Food Project for training...

Yale Information Society Project: Access to Knowledge Conference


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Access to Knowledge Conference Yale Information Society Project April 21-23, 2006 Yale Law School The information revolution holds great promise for development, freedom, and justice, but this...

National Nonprofit Leadership Summit


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The Council for Nonprofit Innovation is proud to host this year’s National Nonprofit Leadership Summit, May 15 – 16, 2006. This two-track event focuses on not only enhancing the skills of...

Call for Papers: Journal for Service-Learning in Teacher Education


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Deadline Extended on Call for Papers for the Journal for Service-Learning in Teacher Education This new publication will be blind-peer-reviewed and explore the many aspects of service-learning...

Grant Opportunities

Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Funding Exchange Invites Proposals for Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media Deadline: May 15, 2006 Named to honor singer, actor, and civil rights activist Paul Robeson,...

Do Something Community Project Grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Do Something Invites Young People to Apply for Community Project Grants Deadline: May 15, 2006 Each fall and spring, Do Something (<a href=""></a>)...

Grants for Youth Service-Learning Projects


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Crime Prevention Council Offers Grants for Youth Service-Learning Projects Deadline: April 1 and June 1, 2006 The National Crime Prevention Council ( <a...

Reebok Human Rights Award for Young Activists


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nominations of Young Activists Invited for Reebok Human Rights Award Deadline: May 31, 2006 Established in 1988, the Reebok Human Rights Award honors young people from the...

Community Parks Grant Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Starbucks Coffee Company Announces Community Parks Grant Program Deadline: April 3, 2006 Starbucks Coffee Company ( <a href=""></a> ) has announced a...

Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Award


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Award to Honor Teachers Who Have Turned Around Students’ Lives Deadline: May 1, 2006 The Turnaround Management Association (<a...

Regional Community Health Grants Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Aetna Foundation Announces 2006 Regional Community Health Grants Program Deadline: March 31, 2006 Since its inception in 2001, the Aetna Foundation’s Regional Grants...

Community Dentistry Award


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[posted RFP Bulletin] American Dental Association Invites Entries for Community Dentistry Award Deadline: May 15, 2006 The American Dental Association’s (<a href=""></a>)...

Active Living Research Grants


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Robert Wood Johnson Invites Applications for Sixth Round of Active Living Research Deadline: May 10, 2006 An initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (<a href=""></a>),...

Funding for Dialogue Groups on Science and Religion


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Metanexus Institute Invites Applications for Local Societies Initiative Deadline: April 1 and July 1, 2006 An initiative of the Metanexus Institute ( <a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Paid Grad Student Internship available at Phila. Public School Notebook


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Paid Grad Student Internship available at Phila. Public School Notebook, Summer 2006 Philadelphia Public School Notebook, an award-winning quarterly newspaper that promotes public involvement in...

Workforce Literacy Instructor, Center for Literacy


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[emailed 3/17/2006] Workforce Literacy Instructor – Part Time, Temporary Position The Center for Literacy is a non-profit agency dedicated to providing literacy instruction and a wide range of...

various summer positions, Project Forward Leap


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Project Forward Leap is committed to closing the gaps of academic achievement and developmental opportunities between academically promising, less advantaged children and their more advantaged peers....

Regional Director, Penn State Cooperative Extension


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Regional Director (Southeast Region) Date Announced: 03/17/2006 Work Unit: College of Agricultural Sciences Department: Cooperative Extension Job Number: 21906 Provide programmatic and administrative...

Miscellaneous

"Eat IN-Act Out" Week – Take Action! Teleconference


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The Food Project (TFP) Leading in Food Systems Training (LIFT) "Eat IN-Act Out" Week – Take Action! Teleconference March 23, 2006 Nationwide – by telephone This is your chance...

Building Multicultural Communities Telelconference


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The Food Project (TFP) Leading in Food Systems Training (LIFT) Building Multicultural Communities Telelconference April 6, 2006 Nationwide – by telephone Discuss framework and activities that...

Teleconference: Community Gardens and Park Departments


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American Community Gardening Association Telecommunication Workshop Community Gardens and Park Departments April 20, 2006 Third Wednesday or Thursday of most months at 4PM Eastern time (Topics and...

Enterprise Teleconference


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The Food Project (TFP) Leading in Food Systems Training (LIFT) Enterprise Teleconference May 11, 2006 Nationwide – by telephone Connect with successful food micro-enterprises who are creating...

Volunteer Abroad and Intern Abroad Programs


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Cross-Cultural Solutions offers Volunteer Abroad and Intern Abroad programs in the fields of health, education, and social services in 10 countries. Programs range from 1-12 weeks and start dates are...

Enroll at Philabundance Community Kitchen


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Looking for job-training in the food service industry? COME ENROLL AT THE PHILABUNDANCE COMMUNITY KITCHEN! The Philabundance Community Kitchen is a unique 14-week food service job-training program...


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