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August 25, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Bridging the Gaps Symposium: Working Conference on Strategies for Improving Health


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16th Annual Symposium a working conference on strategies for improving health in underserved communities Please Join Us! September 15, 2006 8:30 to 1:30 Behrakis Grand Hall Creese Building 3210...

Training: Building Strong Community Partnerships


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21st CCLC Southeastern Regional Training Building Strong Community Partnerships Building Strong Community Partnerships is a training opportunity sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Education...

Family Savings Account Workshops


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FAMILY SAVINGS ACCOUNT PARTNER PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS Registration is required for all classes/ No Fee!! September 13, 2006 6pm-7:30pm Identity Theft: In 2005 more than 7,500 Pennsylvanians...

Philly Beyond Oil 2006


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Philly Beyond Oil 2006 Building a Just Society Beyond Peak Oil and Global Warming A Conference on Local Solutions ?We will bring to birth a new world in the shadow of the old? Saturday, October 14,...

Free GIS Training for Community Initiatives


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Free GIS Training for Community Initiatives Do you need information about your community, its resources, or the people you serve? Would you like information displayed in a visual map? Would you like...

SustainUS Philly Summer Barbeque


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Get Ready to BBQ with sustainable style! SustainUS Philly, the nonprofit for students and young professionals devoted to sustainable development, is throwing an end of the summer barbecue! Just...

Nonprofit Management Workshops


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Upcoming Workshops at JAE Enterprises, Inc. All workshops and seminars are held at the JAE Enterprises, Inc. office, right outside of Philadelphia, Pa. Lunch and breaks are included with paid...

New Resources

New Newsletter: Project-Based Learning


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Since its inception in 1991, the George Lucas Educational Foundation has been an advocate for project-based learning (PBL) and transforming the learning process from its traditional basis in...

New Report: Whole Child in a Fractured World


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] THE WHOLE CHILD IN A FRACTURED WORLD Commissioned by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), a new paper by Harold...

New Report: New Approach to School Improvement


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[posted from Public Education Network newblast] NEW PROCESS FOR A BALANCED APPROACH TO SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT A report recently released from Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)...

New Report: Fighting Obesity in Public Schools


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] FIGHTING OBESITY IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS Increases in childhood obesity pose a serious health threat. With today’s obese children falling victim...

New Report: Helping Youth Succeed Through Out-of-School Time


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[posted from Public Education Network newsletter] HELPING YOUTH SUCCEED THROUGH OUT-OF-SCHOOL TIME This report reviews the current research and literature on out-of-school time (OST) programs...

2006 Report on Asset Development


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New America Foundation Releases 2006 Assets Report Designed to summarize and take stock of the current state of federal assets policy, especially as it affects the poor, this report reviews policy...

African Americans, Latinos and Economic Opportunity in the 21st Century


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African Americans, Latinos and Economic Opportunity in the 21st Century By Jennifer Wheary, Demos The United States faces major challenges in sustaining a strong middle class in the decades ahead....

Using Tax Refunds to Increase Savings and Retirement Security


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The Retirement Security Project Using Tax Refunds to Increase Savings and Retirement Security By J. Mark Iwry The Retirement Security Project is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts in partnership...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philadelphia Cares Day


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Over a decade ago, Philadelphia Cares Day, a service event with 500 volunteers and projects in nearly a dozen schools, began as a partnership between Philadelphia Cares and Philadelphia Public...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Campuses Are Citizens: What?s Your Story?


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Campuses Are Citizens: What?s Your Story? October 12-13, 2006 Earle Brown Heritage Center, Minneapolis Every college and university has an important story to tell about its public role and its...

Role of Higher Education in Creating a Sustainable World


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AASHE 2006: The Role of Higher Education in Creating a Sustainable World Oct. 4-6 (Wed-Fri) / Arizona State University / Tempe, Arizona The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in...

Communities and Universities: Partners in Education


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Communities and Universities: Partners in Education Date: October 22-23 2006 Location: Segal Centre, Simon Fraser University 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC Canada Background: The history of...

Deliberative Dialogue Training: Reclaiming the Public’s Role


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NERCHE is pleased to invite you or an appropriate colleague on your campus to attend a National Issues Forum (NIF) training focused on the topic of ?Democracy?s Challenge: Reclaiming the Public?s We...

Grant Opportunities

Sustainability Grants for student-led projects


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STUDENT APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR $ MILLION IN SUSTAINABILITY GRANTS Contact: Suzanne Ackerman, (202) 564-4355 / @ Everyone has a role in protecting our environment, including members of Generation Y....

Service-Learning grants for Community Colleges


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The American Association of Community Colleges is pleased to announce the national competition for its 2006-2009 grant program, Community Colleges Broadening Horizons through Service Learning. Eight...

Captain Planet Foundation Youth Environmental Projects


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THE CAPTAIN PLANET FOUNDATION The Captain Planet Foundation awards grants of $500-$2,500 to schools and nonprofit organizations that develop innovative environmental projects for youth. Deadlines are...

National Youth Service Day Local Lead Agency


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APPLY TO BE A 2007 LEAD AGENCY! Looking for a way to increase participation in your programs while connecting with the larger youth service movement? Youth Service America has the perfect opportunity...

Colombe Foundation for Peace Organizations


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Colombe Foundation seeks to create a peaceful world through changes in American policy. We work for the elimination of weapons of mass destruction, a shift from war and aggression to conflict...

Verizon Foundation grant for Domestic Violence Solutions


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Verizon Foundation and Verizon Wireless Offer More Than $100,000 in Grant Opportunities to Delaware Nonprofits Proposals Sought to Support Domestic Violence Solutions The Verizon Foundation, the...

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy


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2007 National Grant Competition The application guidelines for the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy’s 2007 National Grant Competition are now available. To download a copy please...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director, College Access Program


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[emailed 8/24/2006] Philadelphia Education Fund Job Description Director, College Access Program Summary: The College Access Program is a signature program of the Philadelphia Education Fund (Ed...

Asset Building Coordinator, Ceiba


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[emailed 8/24/2006] Ceiba – A coalition of Latino organizations in Philadelphia 149 West Susquehanna Ave Philadelphia PA 19122-1719 (215) 634-7255 Facsimile (215) 634-7265 Job Announcement Job...

Educational Outreach Coordinator, Mural Arts Program


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[emailed 8/25/2006] Educational Outreach Coordinator Deadline for receipt of resume: Resumes will be considered starting August 31st; all applications will be considered until September 22nd....

Web Instructor, Project HOME


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[emailed to CTCNet Philly listserv 8/23/2006] Project A Great Place to Work and Make a Difference! We are a rapidly growing, independent nonprofit agency in Philadelphia with a mission to empower...

Miscellaneous

Eli Segal Fellowship for AmeriCorps Alums


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National Service Agency Seeks Applicants For Eli Segal Fellowship The Corporation for National and Community Service invites applications from former AmeriCorps members for the first Eli Segal...


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