The week of

July 21, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Workshop: Nutrition Education on Demand


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The Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network and The Central Pennsylvania Dietetic Association are please to announce a collaborative workshop! Nutrition Education on Demand Bringing Digital Forms of...

End the Violence Now Memorial Basketball Game


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Peace Not Guns Inc. & The Point Breeze Youth Development Basketball League Presents the “END THE VIOLENCE NOW!!!!” Memorial Basketball Game Date & Location: Sunday, August 6,...

Dr. Alfred Cavallo on The End of Cheap Oil


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Dr. Alfred Cavallo on The End of Cheap Oil August 3, 2006, 6:30pm in Princeton Presented by SBN Princeton Circle of Entrepreneurs PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY ? [July 19, 2006] ? On August 3rd at 6:30, Dr....

NPower PA’s August Training Calendar


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NPower PA August Training Calendar A heat wave is sweeping Philadelphia and NPower PA?s air conditioning is stuck on high! There has never been a better time to take one of our technology training...

Call for Proposals: Women in Leadership Training


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WOMEN OF PHILADELPHIA! The Younger Women’s Task Force, Philadelphia Chapter, is accepting Proposals for our upcoming “Women in Leadership” Training that we are hosting with the...

New Resources

New Civic Education On-Line Database


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Civic Mission of Schools (CMS) Practice Examples CMS practice examples show how schools and teachers are educating students for democracy. The practice examples are reviewed by an advisory group of...

World Youth Data Sheet Released


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] World Youth Data Sheet Released The Population Reference Bureau has recently released the 2006 World Youth Data Sheet, now available online as PDF...

New Report: Hunger on the Rise


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[posted from The Benefit Bank newsletter] More than 25 million Americans turned to the nation’s largest network of food banks, soup kitchens and shelters for meals last year, up 9 percent from...

New Drop-Out Prevention Strategies


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] DROPOUT RATES HIGH, BUT FIXES UNDERWAY They’re the kids who fall through the cracks, the ones who rarely get extra attention or tutoring —...

New Report: Mental Health in Schools


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] CURRENT STATUS OF MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS At present, mental health activity is going on in schools with competing agenda vying for the same...

New Report: Getting Students Ready for College and Careers


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] GETTING STUDENTS READY FOR COLLEGE & CAREERS Not only does your state need more students to graduate from high school — it needs graduates...

Effective Learning Communities for Teachers


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] SCHOOLS CAN BECOME TRUE LEARNING COMMUNITIES FOR TEACHERS Nearly two decades of research has taught some powerful lessons about how to design and...

New Model Guidelines for Health and Wellness


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] MODEL GUIDELINES FOR HEALTH & WELLNESS The school setting can play a major role in children?s health and nutrition habits, either through the...

Tell Your Faculty About Sustainable Development (TYFASD)


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[posted from Global Youth Action Network newsletter] Tell Your Faculty About Sustainable Development (TYFASD) The Tell Your Faculty About Sustainable Development (TYFASD) includes a hard paper...

Food Stamp Outreach Tool Kits Now Available


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Food Stamp Outreach Tool Kits Now Available Online On February 26, at the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference sponsored by the Food Research and Action Center and America?s Second Harvest in...

New Report: Social Justice Grantmaking


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SOCIAL JUSTICE GRANTMAKING: A Report on Foundation Trends Independent Sector and the Foundation Center have developed this groundbreaking research, the first study to benchmark foundation funding for...

New Report: The Costs of Out-of-School Time Programs


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[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] The Finance Project and Public/Private Ventures are pleased to release The Costs of Out-of-School Time Programs: A Brief Review of the...

New Curriculum: The Line Between Us: Teaching About the Border and Mexican Immigration


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How can teachers help their students make sense of the raging immigration debates? Rethinking Schools has just published THE LINE BETWEEN US: TEACHING ABOUT THE BORDER AND MEXICAN IMMIGRATION by...

New Evaluation Resource


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Irvine Foundation Launches New Evaluation Resource With increasing interest in nonprofit effectiveness and public scrutiny of the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Conference for Community Arts Education


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The National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts will host its 69th national convention, the Conference for Community Arts Education (), in Phoenix, AZ, from October 31 ?to November 4, 2006. 350...

Call for Manuscripts: Service-eLearning: Educating for Citizenship


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Call for Manuscripts Service-eLearning: Educating for Citizenship published by Anker Publishing Company () Over the last decade, two movements in higher education have grown simultaneously to become...

Pennsylvania Governor’s Conference for Women


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GOVERNOR RENDELL ANNOUNCES THIRD ANNUAL PENNSYLVANIA GOVERNOR?S CONFERENCE FOR WOMEN SET FOR SEPT. 14 IN PITTSBURGH ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE HARRISBURG — Governor Edward G. Rendell...

Grant Opportunities

YouthRising grant program


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ANNOUNCING YOUTHRISING GRANTS (US applicants only) Youth Service America and the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention are pleased to announce the launch of...

Youth Service America Lead Agency Application


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Youth Service America is excited to announce the upcoming release of the 2007 Lead Agency Application. Lead Agencies are organizations across the United States that increase the scope, visibility,...

Mix It Up Youth Grants


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Have a great idea about how to challenge social boundaries and bring down the walls that divide your school? We want to help, and, to prove it, we give $500 grants to support youth-directed programs...

Philadelphia Cultural Leadership Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Philadelphia Cultural Leadership Program Accepting Letters of Intent From New Applicants Deadline: September 22, 2006 (Letters of Intent) A program of the Pew Charitable...

Promote Arts in Healing Grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Johnson & Johnson/Society for the Arts in Healthcare Partnership to Promote Arts in Healing Grants Deadline: August 16, 2006 (Letters of Intent) Johnson & Johnson...

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Invites Nominations for Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Deadline: November 9, 2006 The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps positions, City Year Greater Philadelphia


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City Year Greater Philadelphia now has full time AmeriCorps positions available?if you or someone you know is looking for a challenging position working for a dynamic social change agency, visit to...

Teacher for Adult Ed program, Episopal Community Services


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Episcopal Community Services (ECS) Urban Bridges In Search of Teacher ECS Urban Bridges is in search of an instructor with at least two years of public high school classroom teaching experience to...


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