The week of

May 12, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free Grant Writing Workshop

Join us at the Calvary Center for Community and Culture Free Grant Writing Workshop Saturday, June 17 – 9:30AM-1:30PM LOCATION Calvary Center for Community and Culture 801 S. 48th Street (at...

Keystone Research Center’s 10th Anniversary Conference

PathWaysPA is pleased to pass on information about the Keystone Research Center’s 10th anniversary conference. The There is a Better Way: Rebuilding Opportunity in Pennsylvania conference aims...

Yellow Rage Performance

TAKE A STEP BACK WITH YELLOW RAGE Asian American Female Spoken Word Duo perform and release their new CD, ?Yellow Rage, Volume 2?, further challenging misconceptions of Asianness PHILADELPHIA,...

Computer Forensic

The Delaware County Emergency Services Training Center () will be hosting a Computer Forensic BootCamp training course in Sharon Hill, PA on July 25, 26 and 27, 2006. As you know, AccessData...

Workshops at Cheltenham Art Center

CHELTENHAM ART CENTER MAY & JUNE 2006 CHILDREN / TEEN EVENT INFORMATION WORKSHOPS/CLASSES Saturday Children One-Day Workshops Open to all children, teens & adults! Children 6 and under...

3rd Annual Philadelphia Interfaith Walk For Peace & Reconciliation

3rd Annual Philadelphia Interfaith Walk For Peace & Reconciliation Sunday, June 4, 2006 at 1:00 (Gather at 12:30pm 3rd/Jefferson) Prayers for Peace, Prayers for Unity We invite all people of...

Preparing Communities through Service Learning

The Institute for Global Education & Service Learning announces it’s 2006 Summer Service Learning Institute: Preparing Communities through Service Learning August 14 & 15, 2006 East...

Dissecting Local News

Dissecting Local News Thursday, May 25th, 7-9 pm Temple University Center City 1515 Market St., Room 222 FREE and Open to the Public For more information, contact the Media Tank office, 215-563-1100...

Slots and the city: A public design forum

Slots and the City: A Public Design Forum The two slots parlors destined for Philadelphia will make an indelible imprint on the city. What will they look like? How will they alter the landscape? And...

League of Women Voters Annual Meeting featuring Paul Vallas

The League of Women Voters of Philadelphia is holding it’s Annual Meeting on June 3rd at 10:30am at The Society Hill Towers at 200 Locust St. in the Meeting Room. Paul Vallas, CEO of The School...

Faith Traditions, Spirituality and Service-Learning

Conference Announcement Faith Traditions, Spirituality and Service-Learning Messiah College June 1-3, 2006 Registration, room and Board: $ Plenary speakers: Liz Hollander, Campus Compact and Sharon...

New Resources

New Book: A Right to Housing: Foundation for a New Social Agenda

[posted from Comm-Org] From: Larry Yates A Right to Housing: Foundation for a New Social Agenda, edited by Rachel G. Bratt, Michael E. Stone and Chester Hartman, is about to be published by Temple...

NYLC Resource Center for Service-Learning

Introducing the NYLC Resource Center: Two Decades of Service-Learning Experience at Your Fingertips! NYLC welcomes you to our new online Resource Center ? a highly searchable, interactive...

Achieving Independence Center

The Achieving Independence Center is a “one-stop” center designed to help young people who are or were in dependent care ( foster care, group home, residental, etc.) at age 16 and above,...

New Website: ComingofAge.org

Greater Philadelphia Comes of Age! You want to make the most of your time and choose opportunities that closely match your interests. But knowing what is right for you and finding the right...

Jobs Against Hunger E-Newsletter

[posted from ] Jobs Against Hunger E-Newsletter In the fall of 2005 Action Against Hunger launched a monthly Jobs Against Hunger e-newsletter to highlight job opportunities and provide information...

Effective Practices: Volunteer Management

The Resource Center’s Effective Practices Collection OUR NEWEST EFFECTIVE PRACTICES Presenting fiscal management principles in an engaging manner Volunteering as a family: 20 tips Using...

New Report: School-based Child Care

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH SAY ABOUT SCHOOL-BASED CHILD CARE? Each year, half a million teenagers become mothers in the United States. School-based child...

New Report: Assessing Affirmative Action

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: WHAT DO WE KNOW? Affirmative Action refers to a set of practices undertaken by employers, university admissions offices, and...

New Website: Ready Kids

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] HOMELAND SECURITY TO LAUNCH PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM AIMED AT KIDS After more than a year of delays, the Department of Homeland Security says it plans to...

New Paper: Teacher Communities

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] WHAT MAKES A TRUE TEACHER COMMUNITY? Educators tend to throw the term “community” around quite flippantly, says researcher Sam Wineburg....

New Report: Review of Anti-Bullying programs

[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] THE BULLY PROBLEM A wave of research over the past two decades has documented bullying’s harmful and lasting impact on children of all ages....

Conference Evaluation Toolkit

The Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) is excited to announce the release of our Conference Evaluation Toolkit! After analyzing the results of our 2-year pilot study, we are releasing the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Bilingual Business and Contractor Specialist, Empowerment Group

[emailed 5/11/2006] BILINGUAL BUSINESS & CONTRACTOR SPECIALIST The Empowerment Group is a non-profit organization based in North Philadelphia. The organization?s mission is to accelerate economic...

Bilingual Outreach & Marketing Coordinator, Empowerment Group

[emailed 5/11/2006] BILINGUAL OUTREACH & MARKETING COORDINATOR The Empowerment Group is a non-profit organization based in North Philadelphia. The organization?s mission is to accelerate economic...

Grant Opportunities

Historic Preservation Research Grant Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation Invites Applications for Historic Preservation Research Grant Program Deadline: September 15, 2006 The James Marston Fitch...

Creative Writing Residencies for Teens

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Surdna Foundation Announces Request for Proposals for Creative Writing Residencies for Teens Deadline: Rolling The Surdna Foundation’s (<a...

Youth Service America grants

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Youth Service America and Disney Offer Grants to Continue Youth Service Day Work Deadline: June 21, 2006 Youth Service America (<a href=""></a>) and...

Environmental Education Grant Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Funding Available to Help New Jersey Educators Make Science Come Alive Deadline: June 16, 2006 Public Service Electric and Gas Company’s (<a...

Captain Planet Foundation Youth Environmental Projects

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Captain Planet Foundation Offers Funding for Youth Environmental Projects Deadline: Various The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation (<a...

Children’s Dental Health Grant Program

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Applications Invited for Samuel Harris Fund for Children’s Dental Health Grant Program Deadline: July 10, 2006 Established by the ADA Foundation (<a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Summer Seminars 2006 for Afterschool Program Professionals

REGISTER NOW for NIOST Summer Seminars 2006 for Afterschool Program Professionals PPAS Listserv recipients get EARLY BIRD RATES Until MAY 19! More information available at July 17-20, 2006 John...

Challenge of Engagement: University-Community Partnership Conference

Registration Open! The Challenge of Engagement: The Third Annual University-Community Partnership Conference Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center Blacksburg, Virginia July 12 –...

National Conference on Supported Employment

Employment for All: Start a Revolution! The 17th Annual APSE National Conference on Supported Employment June 28-30, 2006 Marriott Copley Place ? Boston A conference for service providers,...

Annual Education Law Conference

Please join us for the 13th Annual Education Law Conference in Portland July 24-27th. Fifty small up-to the minute workshops by nationally known law and policy experts ? civil rights, NCLB, IDEA,...

Crafting a Vision for Art, Equity and Civic Engagement

Crafting a Vision for Art, Equity and Civic Engagement Convening the community arts field in higher education November 2, 3, 4 2006 The CCA Center for Art and Public Life together with the...

Multiple Perspectives on Real World Helping and Social Action

Are you interested in participating in the upcoming one-day conference on Multiple Perspectives on Real World Helping and Social Action, jointly sponsored by Society for the Psychological Study of...

Call for Abstracts: Community-University Partnerships

Abstracts are due September 30, 2006 for the international conference Community-University Partnerships: How Do We Achieve the Promise? April 26 – April 28, 2007 at University of Massachusetts...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed for New Media Monitoring Project

Calling Community Leaders, Activists, and Concerned Individuals! Help Media Tank launch a NEW MEDIA MONITORING PROJECT! We are looking for volunteers to participate in this educational project and...


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