The week of

May 6, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Meeting Facilitation: How to Lead Effective and Efficient Meetings


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Meeting Facilitation: How to Lead Effective and Efficient Meetings Date: Wednesday, May 17th Time: 6:00pm ? 8:00pm Location: The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 Directions: To...

2006 Urban Watersheds Revitalization Conference


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Event name: The 2006 Urban Watersheds Revitalization Conference Event Date: May 18-19, 2006 Event website: Throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania neighborhoods, residents are trying to protect and...

Workshop: Managing Humans Without the Resources


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“Managing Humans Without the Resources: Practical Strategies for Nonprofit Realities” The title of our June 6th Nonprofit Strategies Forum really says it all. It says we know that anyone...

Center for Progressive Leadership Springboard Trainings


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Building the Next Generation of Political Leaders The Center for Progressive Leadership is actively recruiting highly motivated leaders from a variety of backgrounds throughout Pennsylvania who will...

Digital Media Training Program Now Enrolling Students


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[posted Neighbors On Line Philadelphia] YES Digital Media Training Program Now Enrolling Students The YES Digital Media Training Program (DMTP) is an exciting, hands-on job training program with...

New Resources

School Mental Health Services in the United States


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN THE UNITED STATES It is common knowledge that few schools come close to having enough resources to deal with a large...

Reframing Education: The Partnership Strategy and Public Schools


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] REFRAMING EDUCATION: THE PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS A new study by the Youth Development Institute of the Fund for the City of New York...

National Service Inclusion Project webconference archives


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National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) just posted new webpage Transcripts, PowerPoints, and Webcast archives from past monthly distance education events are now available. Check it out often as...

Center for Substance Abuse Research Weekly Fax


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health] CESAR FAX The Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) Fax provides a weekly, one-page overview of timely substance abuse trends or issues....

U. S. Schools in Facts and Figures


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] 2006 EDUCATION VITAL SIGNS: SCHOOLS IN FACTS & FIGURES American School Board Journal presents state-by-state figures on student enrollment,...

New Report on College Readiness in Reading


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] HIGH SCHOOL READING NOT CHALLENGING ENOUGH Only half of the ACT-tested high school graduates in 2005 demonstrated the reading skills they’ll...

Rekindling Your Energy for Neglected Kids


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] REKINDLING YOUR ENERGY FOR NEGLECTED KIDS Have schools and educators become immune to children who are so “left behind” that no federal...

New Issue: Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine


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The Winter 2005 edition of “Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine” offers some very practical reflection on the meaning of leadership (particularly in very...

New Website: Health Professions Partnership Initiative (HPPI)


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BETTER LATE THAN NEVER–HPPI HAS A WEBPAGE!! Although the Health Professions Partnership Initiative (HPPI) is over, we are presenting selected case studies and other valuable information on a...

Kozol on Resegregation of American Schools


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THE RESEGREGATION OF AMERICAN SCHOOLS–Jonathan Kozol Segregation has returned to public education with a vengeance, as a result of years of federal policies that started in the early 1990s when...

Community-Based Learning: Engaging Students for Success and Citizenship


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[posted from National Service-Learning Partnership newsletter] The Coalition for Community Schools Makes the Case for Student Engagement In March, the Coalition for Community Schools released a new...

National Rural Service-Learning Online Network


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[posted from National Service-Learning Partnership newsletter] New Network for Service-Learning Practitioners in Rural Communities The National Rural Service-Learning Online Network, sponsored by...

New Report: After School Program Participation and Child Obesity


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After-School Program Participation and Child Obesity. This longitudinal study assessed the role of after-school program (ASP) participation in the development of child obesity and peer acceptance in...

New Website: Afterschool for All: Project 2010


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Afterschool for All: Project 2010, part of the Afterschool Alliance, has redesigned its website. The new site allows prospective partners to sign on through a web-based sign-on form, while providing...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philadelphia Cares About Fairmount Park Day 2006


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Philadelphia Cares About Fairmount Park Day 2006 Public parks represent over 10% of Philadelphia’s land. There are 62 parks in the city’s park system and each one of them is essential to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Abstracts: 12th Canadian Conference on International Health


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Call for Abstracts ? 12th Canadian Conference on International Health ? Deadline: May 31, 2006 ? The theme of this year?s conference...

Call for Papers: Emergence: Complexity & Organization


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[posted from CoRAL Network newsletter] Emergence: Complexity & Organization “Call for Papers” Submission should be received by May 15, 2006. Emergence: Complexity & Organization...

Faith-Based Environmental Conference


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Legalizing the Rights of Earth and Community: Challenging the Corporate State: Claiming Our Rights and the Rights of Nature July 7-9, 2006,...

International and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Service-Learning Research


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From Passion to Objectivity: International and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Service-Learning Research hosted by Portland State University October 13-16, 2006 Portland Hilton and Executive...

Strategies for Building Resiliency in Youth


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[posted from National Service-Learning Partnerships newsletter] Strategies for Building Resiliency in Youth Clemson University, Clemson, SC, June 26-28, 2006 Cost: $195 per person, $175 per person...

Coalition for Community Schools 5th National Forum


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June 14-16: Coalition for Community Schools 5th National Forum. This year?s Forum, Community Schools: Creating the Conditions for Learning, will be held at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in...

21st CCLC Afterschool Summer Institute


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July 10-12: 21st CCLC Afterschool Summer Institute. The National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning is again assisting the Department of Education in planning for this year’s...

Grant Opportunities

Red, White, and Green Climate Change Grant


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Red, White, and Green Climate Change Grant Youth Service America and the Civil Society Institute are excited to announce the Red, White, and Green Climate Change Grant. This opportunity offers $500...

Help Ease the Transition of Students Switching Schools & Relocating


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] Grants to Help Ease the Transition of Students Switching Schools & Relocating The Parent Relocation Council is granting scholarship awards for...

Resources for Indispensable Schools and Educators


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] RISE Seeks to Recognize Effective K-12 Teachers in Low-Income Schools RISE (Resources for Indispensable Schools and Educators) is a non-profit...

Social Studies Award for Global Understanding


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The National Council for the Social Studies Award for Global Understanding The National Council for the Social Studies Award for Global Understanding, given in honor of James Becker, recognizes...

Save Our History Grant Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] History Organizations Invited to Apply for Save Our History Grant Program Deadline: June 2, 2006 In collaboration with the American Association for State and Local History...

Balance Bar Community Grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Balance Bar Invites Applications for Community Grants Deadline: August 30, 2006 As part of its commitment to helping people enjoy a healthy active lifestyle, the Balance...

Literacy Grant Opportunity for Young People


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Youth Service America Announces Literacy Grant Opportunity for Young People Deadline: June 9, 2006 Youth Service America (<a href=""></a>) and...

Children’s Book Grants for Rural Libraries


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Libri Foundation Offers Children’s Book Grants for Rural Libraries Deadline: July 15, 2006 The Libri Foundation (<a href=""></a>) was...

Children’s Nutrition Education Programs


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Dannon Company Offers Grants for Children’s Nutrition Education Programs Deadline: June 30, 2006 In 2006, the Dannon Company (<a href=""></a>)...

World Hunger Year Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] World Hunger Year Invites Applications for Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards Deadline: June 15, 2006 World Hunger Year (<a href=""></a>) and the Harry...

Miscellaneous

Emerging Leaders Board Training Program Accepting Applications!


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Emerging Leaders Board Training Program Accepting Applications! PYNL is pleased to announce the launch of our Emerging Leaders Board Training Program (ELBTP). The Emerging Leaders Board Training...

International Youth Democracy Summit


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If you know high school students who are bright and civically engaged, they need to participate in the International Youth Democracy Summit. From August 7-12, 2006, the University of Virginia through...

Call for Syllabi


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[posted from Comm-Org] Are you teaching a course on: * community organizing? * community development? * community planning? * community-based research? * a related area? COMM-ORG is looking for...

AudioConference: Building Assets for Low-Income Working Families


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May 18 ? National League of Cities’ Institute for Youth, Education, and Families hosts Audioconference on Asset Building Strategies This free audioconference, titled ?Building Assets: What...

Peer Reviewers Needed for Nonprofit Standards of Excellence


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ADVANCE THE NONPROFIT SECTOR!! The Standards for Excellence Program is looking for a few more Peer Reviewers. Our Peer Review volunteers are an integral part of the Standards for Excellence...


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