The week of

August 4, 2006

PHENND Events/Activities

2006-2007 Scholars in Service to PA Campuses Announced

On behalf of PennSERVE, PA Campus Compact, and PHENND, I am pleased to announce the 2006-2007 host campuses of the Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania program! Scholars in Service to PA is an...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Information Session on Quality Home Care

Stand Up for Quality Home Care! Seniors and people with disabilities in our community rely on home care to keep them independent in their homes. Yet, there are serious problems with our home care...

Global Warming: An Issue of Justice with Jim Wallis

Global Warming: An Issue of Justice Wednesday, October 11, 2006 An evening of provocative discussion about global warming and the role of people of faith, presented by Citizens for...

Global Warming in Your Backyard

GLOBAL WARMING IN YOUR BACKYARD Global Warming?s Impacts on the Delaware Valley and What Needs to Be Done Wednesday, August 23, 2006 6:30 pm Academy of Natural Sciences 19th Street and Benjamin...

Phila. Chinatown Development Corp.: Celebrating Synergy

?Celebrating Synergy? Great movements happen when just a few people join together to impact change in local neighborhoods. The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation is pleased to host...

Youth VOICES Celebration and Recruitment Event

Over the past six weeks, the Temple Youth VOICES Leaders’ Corp has been working diligently to prepare for the 2006-2007 VOICES Season. We are more excited than ever to engage Philadelphia youth...

New Resources

New Website: Informal Science Education and Out-of-School Time

The Out-of-School Time Resource Center, located in the University of Pennsylvania?s School of Social Policy and Practice, is pleased to introduce the ISEOST Symposium website: On June 1, 2006, the...

Conference Paper from Underbanked Financial Services Forum

Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) Co-produces Successful Conference and Releases Paper Highlighting its Findings The success of the sold-out Underbanked Financial Services Forum, held...

President?s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bob Davidson August 1, 2006 202-606-6906, rdavidson@ Honoring Colleges that Care President?s Honor Roll Will Spotlight Universities? Community Service Efforts...

Next Generation Youth Work Coalition’s Bulletin

[posted from Promising Practices in After School] Strong, Valued, Youth Work Profession Welcome to the first edition of the Next Generation Youth Work Coalition’s Bulletin. The first bulletin...

Community Collaboration Tool

[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Community Collaboration Tool Building Partnerships for Youth is proud to announce the release of the Community Collaboration Tool. The...

National Survey of Children’s Health

[posted from Promising Practices in After School listserv] Health and Well-Being of Children: A Portrait of States and the Nation 2005 The National Survey of Children’s Health, conducted for...

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse new Google-powered search

Better resources. Better searching. The power of Google. Learn and Serve America’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse is excited to announce a new Google-powered search engine on our...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Sales/Marketing/Design Assistant, RecycleBank

[emailed 7/31/2006] Sales/Marketing/Design Assistant Job Description: Reports to: Sue Igoe Salary Range: $33,000 – $37,000 Position Purpose: The main responsibilities of this position are to...

Program Coordinator, ECS Beacon Center

[emailed 8/1/06] Program Coordinator The ECS Beacon Center, a school-based, community services program at Central East Middle School, seeks a caring professional for the position of Program...

Community Planning Fellow

[emailed 7/28/06] Title: Community Planning Fellow Job Summary: West Philadelphia High School is scheduled to get a new building. In June of 2005 a planning process began to engage the community in...

Youth Community Planning Fellow

[emailed 7/28/06] Title: Youth Community Planning Fellow Job Summary: West Philadelphia High School is scheduled to get a new building. In June of 2005 a planning process began to engage the...

Part-time Organizer for Grassroots Media Campaigns

[emailed 8/3/06] Seeking Part-time Organizer for Grassroots Media Campaigns Tired of corporate control and monopoly prices of your cable service? Want more competitive, diverse, local media? In...

Grant Opportunities

Arts-Based Collaborative Partnership Program

Arts-Based Collaborative Partnership Program Will Resume in School Year 2006-07 Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP) proudly announces that its ABC Partnership Program will accept...

Empower Older People to Take More Control of Their Health

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Public-Private Collaborative Announces Program to Empower Older People to Take More Control of Their Health Deadline: August 31, 2006 The United States Department of Health...

Catholic Campaign for Human Development Grants

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Conference of Catholic Bishops Announces New Process for Catholic Campaign for Human Development Grants Deadline: November 1, 2006 (Eligibility Quiz) The Conference of...

Organic School Garden Awards

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Entries Invited for Organic School Garden Awards Deadline: October 31, 2006 School gardens that use organic methods are eligible to enter the Organic School Garden Awards...

Spencer Foundation: Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Improvement

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Spencer Foundation Offers Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Improvement Deadline: November 1, 2006 The Spencer Foundation’s (<a...

Nonprofit Sector Research Fund

[posted from RFP Bulletin] Nonprofit Sector Research Fund Offers Support for Research on New Philanthropic Practices and the Changing Environment for Philanthropy Deadline: August 31, 2006 (Letters...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Vermicompost, Soil Fertility and Aquaponics Production Workshop

Growing Power, Inc. in partnership with USDA Risk Management Agency’s Outreach Division present: Vermicompost, Soil Fertility and Aquaponics Production Workshop September 15-17, 2006 At Growing...

Conference: Building Families, Communities & Economies

CFSI Sponsors Financial Services Content at CFED’s 2006 Assets Learning Conference The Center for Financial Services Innovation is proud to serve as the Financial Services Sponsor and Content...

Call for Papers: Urban Extension Conference

We are looking for the Best Presenters to attend America?s finest urban conference for Extension Professionals whose focus is reaching new and diverse audiences in urban communities across the...

Moving Toward Evidence-Based Arts Education

[posted from Community Arts Network newsletter] Moving Toward Evidence-Based Arts Education national forum of the Arts Education Partnership Washington, September 10-11, 2006 All facets of the forum...

Imagining America Conference: Engaging Through Place

[posted from Community Arts Network newsletter] Engaging Through Place Imagining America conference Columbus, Ohio October 6-8, 2006 Sixth Annual National Conference October 6?8, 2006 | Columbus,...

International Conference on Music Education, Equity, and Social Justice

[posted from Community Arts Network newsletter] International Conference on Music Education, Equity, and Social Justice October 6-8, 2006 New York, NY, USA The program in music and music education at...

Cultivating Creative Communities: Local Solutions-Global Success

[posted from Community Arts Network newsletter] Cultivating Creative Communities: Local Solutions-Global Success by Partners for Livable Communities Charlotte, October 24-27, 2006 Livability is the...

How to Turn a Place Around: Creating Great Neighborhood Spaces

[posted from Community Arts Network newsletter] How to Turn a Place Around: Creating Great Neighborhood Spaces by Project for Public Spaces New York City, October 26-27, 2006 The Workshop This...

Partnerships Classifieds

Internship, Philagrafika

[emailed 8/3/06] Philagrafika INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY Minimum: 8 hours per week Volunteer Internships for Fall ?06 Philagrafika: the NEW Philadelphia Print Collaborative seeks motivated, organized...


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