The week of

March 31, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Poor, Black, Young and Male: The Case for National Action


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POOR, YOUNG, BLACK, AND MALE: THE CASE FOR NATIONAL ACTION Thursday, April 20 – 21, 2006 University of Penn Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street 8:30 am FEATURED SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Lawrence...

UNITE HERE 2 Day Organizer Trainings


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UNITE HERE 2 Day Organizer Trainings UNITE HERE () is leading the fight to organize hundreds of thousands of low-wage workers in hotels, casinos, industrial laundries, and airports throughout North...

Computer Clinic and Fundraiser


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Is your computer not working and you don?t know why? Do you want quick help for little money? Do you just want to learn more? Clinic will be held April 29, 2006, 9 am-12 pm at: Gratz High School @...

Planning and Civic Leadership in Philadelphia


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The Ed Bacon Foundation presents… WANTED A PLAN: A panel discussion on the future of planning and civic leadership in Philadelphia This event, part of Design Philadelphia, is free and open to...

Great Concerts in Great Houses


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Musicopia (formerly Strings for Schools) invites you to attend Great Concerts in Great Houses Featuring Time for Three (Zachary DePue, violin; Nick Kendall, violin; Ranaan Meyer, double bass) At the...

Journey Home Benefit Bash


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JOURNEY HOME INVITES YOU TO: LORD & TAYLOR?S KING OF PRUSSIA BENEFIT BASH Tuesday, April 18, 2006 9:00 am ? 10:00 pm Good Morning Journey Home Friends, I would like to thank you for your...

Parenting Skills Workshops


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In Recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month PathWaysPA and Inwood House Proudly Present ?Dreams and Moments: Helping Teen Parents to Become Invested in Strength-Based Parenting? A Morning Session...

NPower PA’s April Training Calendar


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NPowerPA’s April Training Calendar: NPower is offering some great technology classes in April and our current Training Calendar is now online! You can view the calendar by going to or by...

Green Building and the Triple Bottom Line


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SBN April Event: Three Stories: Green Building and the Triple Bottom Line Tuesday, April 25, 2006, 6PM-8PM Stroud Water Center, 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311 A presentation by Sandy Wiggins,...

Prosperity, Place, Passion: Sustainable Business Network Annual Conference


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Prosperity, Place, Passion: Sustainable Business Network Annual Conference Friday-Saturday, May 19-20, 2006 SBN Annual Conference Location: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, 19104 This...

Film: The Real Dirt on Farmer John


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Sunday Night Film Series: The Real Dirt on Farmer John Sunday, April 23, 7:00 pm White Dog Cafe 3420 Sansom Street, Philadelphia PA Farmer John is an unprecedented story that captures the rise and...

Future Leaders Forum at Food & Health Expo


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Youth Organizations and Leaders invited to Future Leaders Forum at Food & Health Expo on April 9th This note is an introduction and a...

Open House for MA Urban Studies, Eastern University


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OPEN HOUSE on April 20th: MA in Urban Studies (Youth Leadership & Community Development Concentrations). Calling current or would be youth workers, community organizers, urban ministers, civil...

Community Report Card Press Conference and Community Conversation


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Project invites you to: Let?s Talk About the Health of Our Community! Join us for 2006 Community Report Card Press Conference and Community Conversation Thursday, April 6, 2006 – 12:30...

New Resources

Interim Mathematics Toolkit


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[posted from Promising Practices in Afterschool listserv] The National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning is pleased to announce that the Interim Mathematics Toolkit is now available for...

New Report: Children’s Health in the Balance


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] There is a new report: Children’s Health in the Balance: What’s at stake for children in the Congressional budget debate over Medicaid that PICO National...

Building Capacity for Community Engagement Institutional Self-Assessment Tool


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Building Capacity for Community Engagement Institutional Self-Assessment Tool Now Available! The tool is designed for higher...

New Book: Community Building in the Twenty-First Century


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Community Building in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Stanley E. Hyland. ?Community? has long been a critical concept for social...

New Presentations on Out of School Time


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[posted from Promising Practices in AfterSchool listserv] Harvard Family Research Project’s out-of-school time experts regularly present at conferences on a range of out-of-school time issues....

New Service-Learning Curriculum


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[posted from K-12 Service-Learning listserv] NEW SERVICE LEARNING CURRICULUM EMPOWERS YOUTH TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE “Hands-On” Guides Can Be Used By Students, Teachers or 4-H Clubs to Create...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers and Interns, Arts Service Korps


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The Arts Service Korps is the name of BI’s volunteer program. BI provides training and support with our programs in Philadelphia. Volunteers and interns are needed in the following areas: 1....

Volunteers needed, Bartram High Career Fair


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Dear Friend, The students and staff of John Bartram High School would be honored if you would participate in our annual Career Day, on Tuesday May 2, 2006. The theme this year will be ?Focused on the...

Volunteers Needed, Women’s Way Annual Fundraiser


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I?m writing from WOMENS WAY, a women?s non-profit organization in Philadelphia. Are Annual Event is fast approaching and will be held on Thursday, May 4th. We are currently looking for volunteers to...

Volunteers Needed, Afterschool Program


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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM VOS Community Outreach Services is a non-profit organization currently seeking volunteers to participate in it’s after-school program. The...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Federal Grant Writing Workshop


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The Region IIII – Administration for Children and Families (ACF) office, US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Maryland Department of Human Resources – Community...

Call for Proposals, Secondary School Principals Convention


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Bringing service-learning to more classrooms in our nation’s schools is one of our shared goals. Take this opportunity to consider reaching K-12 principals and other school leaders by applying...

Community Campus Partnerships for Health Annual Conference


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May 31-June 3, 2006 ● CCPH?s 9th Conference ● Minneapolis, MN USA For complete details, please visit the CCPH 9th Conference website at Partnerships between communities and higher...

Cancer, Culture and Literacy 5th Biennial Conference


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Cancer, Culture and Literacy 5th Biennial Conference May 18-20, 2006 Location: Sheraton Sand Key Resort Clearwater Beach , Florida...

Call for Papers: Academic Exchange Quarterly: Problem-based Learning


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Call for Papers: Academic Exchange Quarterly Special Issue for Fall 2006 – Deadline: August 31, 2006 ? The Fall 2006 issue will...

National Conference on Service Learning in Engineering


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National Conference on Service Learning in Engineering Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, hosted by the National Academy of Engineering Dates: May 24 and 25, 2006 Location: National...

Four-Day Fellowships on Retirement Issues


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National Press Foundation Offers Four-Day Fellowships on Retirement Issues Deadline: April 7, 2006 The National Press Foundation ( ), a nonprofit educational foundation, will present a four-day...

Grant Opportunities

Community Participation in Research


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Community Participation in Research ? Deadlines: May 17, 2006, 2007 – A number of federal agencies, including NIH, CDC and AHRQ...

Horses and Humans Foundation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Horses and Humans Foundation Invites Grant Applications Deadline: June 30, 2006 The Horses and Humans Foundation (<a href=""></a>) has announced its...

MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing Deadline: May 5, 2006 In partnership with the MetLife Foundation (<a...

Fund for Wild Nature


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Fund for Wild Nature Invites Proposals Deadline: April 28, 2006, and November 3, 2006 The Fund for Wild Nature (<a href=""></a>) provides money for...

Local Initiative Funding Partners Program


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces 2007 Local Initiative Funding Partners Program Deadline: July 6, 2006 Local Initiative Funding Partners (<a href=""></a>) is a...

Grants from the Great American Bake Sale


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Great American Bake Sale Seeks Proposals to Increase Participation in USDA Afterschool and Summer Nutrition Programs Deadline: April 15, 2006 Presented by Share Our...

Proposals for Research-Based Programs on Violence Prevention


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] American Psychological Foundation Accepting Proposals for Research-Based Programs on Violence Prevention Deadline: June 1, 2006 The American Psychological Foundation (<a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Coordinator of International Programs, Buildabridge International


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[emailed 3/28/2006] Coordinator of International Programs Buildabridge International is seeking an entrepreneur to develop the Educational Safaris programs. Modest Salary available. Skills required:...

Afterschool Instructor, Sayre Community School Beacon


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[emailed 3/28/2006] The Sayre Community School Beacon is now hiring for the position of Afterschool Instructor. Responsibilities include development and implementation of curriculum, tutoring and...

Director of Civic Engagement, Philadelphia Education Fund


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[emailed 3/28/2006] Philadelphia Education Fund Job Description Director of Civic Engagement Summary The Director of Civic Engagement is responsible for leading the Philadelphia Education Fund?s...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Widener University


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Reach higher. Go farther. Choose Widener. Make a difference as a PACC-VISTA at the Widener University President?s Office for Community Engagement POSITION: PACC-VISTA Widener CARES Tutoring...

Executive Director, Haverford Center for Peace and Global Citizenship


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[posted from Comm-Org] Haverford Center for Peace and Global Citizenship Executive Director Job posting: Haverford College Center for Peace and Global Citizenship <a...

AmeriCorps*VISTA positions, PathwaysPA


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[emailed 4/3/2006] PathWaysPA currently have 6 volunteer positions open through a grant from AmeriCorps*VISTA. Attached you will find 5 job descriptions for the positions that are available. Mobile...

Miscellaneous

Presidential Freedom Scholarships


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The Presidential Freedom Scholarships are currently available for the 2006 program year. This program, administered by Learn and Serve America at the Corporation for National and Community Service,...


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