The week of

April 7, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Black Male Development Symposium


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Arcadia University will be hosting its 3rd Annual Black Male Development Symposium on their campus Saturday, May 13, 2006. The title of this years Symposium is “Holla Back…But Listen...

Lower Merion Dump Clean-Up Weekend


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Every year there is a Lower Merion Dump Clean-Up Weekend, and every year Neighborhood Bike Works goes and collects hundreds of bicycle donations from the community for our youth Earn a Bike program...

The Ride of Silence to Honor Cyclists Killed/Injured


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“The Ride of Silence is scheduled to take place Wednesday, May 17 ? 6:45 during Philadelphia?s Bike to Work Week. The purposes of this silent ride are to honor cyclists killed/injured in motor...

Evaluation Symposium


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UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF EDUCATION EVALUATION SYMPOSIUM 2006: MOVING BEYOND NUMBERS: USING EVALUATION FOR CHANGE WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2006 WESTERN REGION CRANBERRY, PA WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2006...

Youth Art Exhibit and Sale


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Third Annual Youth Art Exhibit and Sale Featuring work by students in the Artworks!, ARTscape, and Educational Outreach programs. Thursday, April 20, 2006 4-7pm Location: OIC Building, 1231 North...

Celebrating Media Diversity


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Tribute to Change Celebrating Media Diversity Thursday, June 8, 2006, 6-9pm Honoring The Philadelphia Community Access Coalition and Mattie Humphries (1919-2003). Featuring a performance by Toshi...

Training for Individuals on Serving Nonprofit Boards


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BoardCorps – Beyond Bootcamp Sponsored by: Nonprofit Center, La Salle University Location: ACE Conference Center, 800 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill Date: May 06, 2006 For more information and to...

Building Successful Coalitions


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Building Successful Coalitions Wednesday, May 17, 12 – 2 pm 1199C Union of Hospital and Healthcare Workers 100 S. Broad Street, 10th Floor Essential to organizing yet difficult to build and...

Leadership with Purpose Workshop


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Leadership with Purpose Workshop starts May 3rd in West Chester Do you have the leadership capacity necessary for a sustainable business? Would...

Need In Deed’s 2006 Shout Out


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Need in Deed’s (NID) 2006 SHOUT OUT will be held May 31st from 10:00 to noon in the auditorium of Central High School (1700 W. Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19141). This annual event gathers...

Operation Respect event for NW Phila Schools


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[posted from Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] Please join us for a concert by Peter Yarrow in support of his anti-bullying group Operation Respect to be implemented in NW Philadelphia Schools...

Earth Day ’06 Fair


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You’re invited to Philly’s EARTH DAY ’06 FAIR! Sunday afternoon April 23, 2006 1:00 – 5:00 at Wissahickon Charter School, an eco-focused learning community, in their...

New Resources

New Report on Global Living Wages


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[posted from ] Living Wages: The GRI’s Missing Link The Jus Semper Global Alliance This essay argues that the new Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI)?s ?G3 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines?...

Evaluation of After School literacy program


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] To combat illiteracy among youth in the United States, the National Urban League teamed up with Scholastic and the United Parcel Service to...

New Report: Launching Literacy in After-School Programs


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] P/PV is pleased to announce the publication of a new report: Launching Literacy in After-School Programs: Early Lessons from the CORAL...

Building Partnerships for Youth Program Assessment Tool


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[posted from Out of School Time Resource Center] The Building Partnerships for Youth Program Assessment Tool was created to help administrators and program staff assess their program’s ability...

New Volume: Journal of Community Power Building


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: “Shirronda Almeida” The Journal of Community Power Building is an exploration of power building among community development corporations (CDCs) and...

Guide for Race Relations and Racial Justice Organizations


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] This book is available for order, or is free online in pdf form: Cultivating Interdependence: A Guide for Race Relations and Racial Justice Organizations By Maggie...

Partnerships Between Community Organizing and Policy Advocates


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] I am very pleased to announce the availability of: Partnerships Between Community Organizing and Policy Advocates: Some Observations and Thoughts for the Woods Fund...

New Book: The Civic Renewal Movement: Community Building and Democracy in the US


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] “The Civic Renewal Movement: Community Building and Democracy in the United States” by Carmen Sirianni and Lewis Friedland has just been...

Resources from Idealist on Campus


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] The Idealist On Campus (IOC) program formed as the result of a merger between Action Without and the Campus Outreach Opportunity League () in 2004....

New Report: Role and Impact of College and Universities in Greater Boston Today


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] The Goldberg Seminar report, “A New Era of Higher Education – Community Partnerships: The Role and Impact of Colleges and Universities in...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed for Career Fair


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The students and staff of the Office of College & Career Awareness, School District of Philadelphia would be honored if you would participate in our 2nd Annual Career Fair for ninth grade...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Women and Theatre Program?s Feminist Pedagogy Work Group


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Women and Theatre Program?s Feminist Pedagogy Work Group Call For Participants Deadline for Submissions: May 15, 2006 Feminist pedagogy is . . . teaching that engages students in political discussion...

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Annual Conference


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities HACU’s 20th Annual Conference “Twenty Years of Championing Hispanic Higher...

Call for Papers: Financing Community Development


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Call for Papers Federal Reserve System Community Affairs Research Conference March 29-30, 2007 The Capital Hilton Washington, Financing Community Development: Learning from the Past, Looking to the...

15th Annual Community Technology Conference


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15th Annual Community Technology Conference July 27-29, 2006 Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Washington, DC The Annual Community Technology Conference, hosted by the Community Technology Centers’...

Civic Responsibility in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education


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Civic Responsibility in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education A Three Day Institute in Portland, Maine May 22-24, 2006 Sponsored by the Campus Compacts in Maine, New Hampshire...

Grant Opportunities

Racial and Economic Justice Fund


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Bread & Roses Community Fund Invites Applications for Racial and Economic Justice Fund Deadline: June 15, 2006 The Bread & Roses Community Fund (<a...

James A. Johnson Community Fellowship Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Fannie Mae Foundation Invites Nominations for James A. Johnson Community Fellowship Program Deadline: May 31, 2006 An initiative of the Fannie Mae Foundation (<a...

Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth


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[posted RFP Bulletin] National Endowment for the Arts Invites Applications for Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth Deadline: June 12, 2006 The National Endowment for the Arts offers the...

Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund


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PACDC is pleased to announce that the Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development is releasing a Request for Proposals today for $6 million in Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund resources...

Project Ignition


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Car crashes are the biggest killer of teens today, and Project Ignition is out to change that. Project Ignition is a chance for high school students, teachers, and community-program leaders to...

National Parks Science Scholars Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program Deadline: May 3, 2006 The Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program has announced its 2006...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Pt-time Program Coordinator, Service-Learning Exchange


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Exchange Atlantic Center Seeking Part Time Program Coordinator Program Summary: The National Service Learning Exchange is an expanding network of service learning practitioners including educators...

Service learning summer internship at Villanova


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Service learning internship at Villanova Work with a group of faculty at Villanova University to develop and support a summer program for 13-17 year olds. The program addresses the urgent need for...

Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign Manager


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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign Manager Position closes: May 12, 2006 The Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign, now in its fourth year, is an...

Tech Support/Office Manager, Need in Deed


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TECH SUPPORT / OFFICE MANAGER: Need in Deed (<a href=""></a>), a seven-person non-profit engaged in service-learning with teachers and students in Philadelphia public schools,...

Miscellaneous

State Farm Youth Advisory Board


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State Farm? is proud to establish the State Farm Youth Advisory Board charged with helping State Farm leadership design and implement a signature service-learning initiative. Members of this Board...


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