The week of

April 28, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Fabric of Philadelphia Workshop and project


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The Fabric of Philadelphia Be a Part of Living History! The Design Center at Philadelphia University is holding a Community Workshop on the afternoon of May 17th, 2006 for a new cultural heritage...

NPowerPA’s May Training Calendar


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May Training Calendar NPower is offering some great technology classes in May and our current Training Calendar is now online! You can view the calendar by going to or by viewing the attached...

Public Policy Forum: Immigrant labor and health industries


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You are cordially invited to attend a Public Policy Forum (details below and in the attached PDF flyer). Please distribute to those on your list who might be interested in attending: The Welcoming...

Journey Home Celebration Event


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Enjoy an evening of live music, dancing, cocktails, food from Northern Liberties? best restaurants, a silent auction and craft show. Come share in the joy of celebrating our accomplishments and our...

ACLU Freedom Files


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Making A Progressive Philadelphia & Mugshots CoffeeHouse present THE ACLU FREEDOM FILES A dynamic new series from Robert Greenwald (Unconstitutional, Outfoxed) about real people whose civil...

Introduction to GIS and Community Demographics Workshop


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Mapping Pennsylvania Communities: An Introduction to GIS and Community Demographics Workshop – One Day Workshop This fast paced, hands-on workshop teaches the fundamentals of how to use a...

Healthy & Marvelous Mondays in May!


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Community Nights at University City High School Sponsored by Penn?s Center for Community Partnerships 3601 Filbert Street (Rear Parking Entrance at 37th & Warren) Presents Healthy &...

Mayor?s Blue Ribbon Commission on Children?s Behavior Health


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The Mayor?s Blue Ribbon Commission on Children?s Behavior Health is sponsoring a series of hearing to identify the issues effecting children?s mental; health and substance abuse. We need your...

New Resources

New Report: Reaching Underbanked Populations


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Accessing the American Dream: Utilizing Affinity Marketing to Reach Underbanked Populations, by Katy Jacob and Amy Stewart. Released January 2006. This report addresses to what extent traditional...

Article: Using e-journals to promote reflection


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] Assessing Principal Internships and Habits of Mind: The Use of Journey Mapping to Enhance Reflection Donna Cooner and Ellyn Dickmann examine the...

New Paper: Can Community and Education Organizing Improve Inner-City Schools?


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[posted from COMM-ORG] I am very pleased to announce a new COMM-ORG paper: Can Community and Education Organizing Improve Inner-City Schools? by Norman J. Glickman and Corianne P. Scally, The paper...

How State EITCs help working families


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[posted from State EITC policy update] A HAND UP HOW STATE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDITS HELP WORKING FAMILIES ESCAPE POVERTY IN 2006 By Ami Nagle and Nicholas Johnson Executive Summary An Earned Income...

New Article: Building Wealth in the Latino Community


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[posted from ] Financial Counseling: A Meaningful Strategy for Building Wealth in the Latino Community (pdf) Beatriz Ibarra, National Council of La Raza December 15, 2005 INTRODUCTION In recent...

New Publication: Flipping the Script: White Privilege and Community Building


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[posted from Comm-Org] We are pleased to announce a new publication: Flipping the Script: White Privilege and Community Building “…one of the major contradictions in our work: the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed to help older adults learn technology


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I am currently looking for volunteers to instruct older adults in basic PC skills for the “Senior Technology Awareness Program”. Minimal computer experience needed and workshop are...

Audio/Visual Internship Opportunity, Philagrafika


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Philagrafika Audio/Visual Internship Opportunity Philagrafika, a non-profit arts organization devoted to fine art prints, seeks an audio/visual intern for this summer 2006. Flexible schedule, part...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Get Checking Annual Conference


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Get Checking Annual Conference: Providing a Viable Opportunity for the Unbanked June 28- 30, 2006, Scottsdale, Az. Get Checking has helped over 11,000 unbanked consumers open deposit accounts. The...

Integrating Service-Learning with Civics and History


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KIDS Consortium ANNOUNCES A ONE-DAY LIVING DEMOCRACY CONFERENCE: Integrating Service-Learning with Civics and History WHEN- August 10, 2006 WHERE- Cambridge, MA! Join Service-Learning Colleagues for...

Call for Chapter Proposals: K-12 Service-Learning Partnerships


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Call for Chapter Proposals – Deadline for Submission is June 15, 2006 Realities, Reflections, and Refinement in K-12 Service-Learning Partnerships Anker Publishing, a publisher of professional...

Call for Papers: Online Conference on Community Organizing


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~~COMM-ORG 2006 Call For Papers~~ Have you written a paper on: * community organizing? * community development? * community planning? * community-based research? * a related area? COMM-ORG is looking...

Civic Leadership Institute for High School Students


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[posted from Higher Ed Service-Learning listserv] SUMMER 2006: The Civic Leadership Institute – a three-week academic service-learning program for outstanding high school students completing...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Garden Grant Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Available for Youth Garden Grant Program Deadline: November 1, 2006 The National Gardening Association (<a href=""></a>) and Home Depot...

Support for Programs Serving At-Risk Youth


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Louis R. Cappelli Foundation Offers Support for Programs Serving At-Risk Youth Deadline: June 30, 2006 The Louis R. Cappelli Foundation (<a...

Dollar General Community Grants Program for Youth Literacy


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Dollar General Community Grants Program Offers Support for Youth Literacy Programs Deadline: June 5, 2006; September 5, 2006; and December 5, 2006 The Dollar General (<a...

Proposals for Higher Education Guide


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] ECMC Foundation Invites Proposals for Higher Education Guide Deadline: May 15, 2006 The ECMC Foundation (<a href=""></a>), an ECMC Group (<a...

Research Proposals on First-Year Experience


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition Invites Research Proposals Deadline: June 1, 2006 The National Resource Center for the...

In-Kind Services Grant for Cause Marketing Campaign


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Bemporad Baranowski Marketing Group Offers In-Kind Services Grant for Cause Marketing Campaign Deadline: July 31, 2006 Bemporad Baranowski Marketing Group (<a...

Independent Sector Research Award


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Independent Sector Invites Nominations for 2006 Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Prize Deadline: June 30, 2006 Independent Sector (<a href=""></a>) is...

Sociological Initiatives Foundation


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Sociological Initiatives Foundation Invites Grant Applications Deadline: August 15, 2006 (Concept Application) The Sociological Initiatives Foundation (<a...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA, Site Coordinator, National Student Partnerships


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REWARDING SITE COORDINATOR POSITIONS WITH NATIONAL STUDENT PARTNERSHIPS National Student Partnerships (NSP) is currently seeking 15 motivated and enthusiastic individuals to serve as Site...

VISTA positions, Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger


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Americorp VISTA Positions Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger Unique Philadelphia agency offers opportunity to fight hunger in an informed campaign–alongside local soup kitchens and...

Program Coordinator, Greater Philadelphia Cares


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[emailed 4/27/2006] Greater Philadelphia Cares seeks a dynamic, creative individual with a passion for community service to join their program staff. Excellent communication and attention to detail...

Miscellaneous

Nominations for Wave Week Youth Camp


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That’s right, WAVE WEEK is fast approaching. It’s that time of year already! Many of you may already have plans underway for this coming summer. Remember last year and the fun you had at...

Associate Degree In Leadership


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Earn an Associate Degree In Leadership Dreaming of College? You?re a Leader. You want to make a difference; to build vibrant, healthy, safe, neighborhoods. You want to improve your resume; advance...

Strategic Corporate Research Summer School


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The AFL-CIO and Cornell University are sponsoring a Strategic Corporate Research Summer School on June 18-23, 2006 in Ithaca, New York. The course (credit or non-credit) is designed for undergrad and...


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