The week of

September 1, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Educating for Peace and Social Change


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TEACHERS OF PEACE: EDUCATING FOR PEACE AND SOCIAL CHANGE This seminar, beginning Thursday evening November 2nd and ending at noon on Sunday November 5, 2006, is for those seeking inspiration, ideas...

Picnic in the Park to celebrate PCCY’s 25th Anniversary


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Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth’s 25th Anniversary Over 25 Years Speaking Out For Our Region’s Children Over the next few months, PCCY will be celebrating our 25th year...

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable


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The Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR) will have its first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 14th, 9A ? 11A. The location is still to be determined. The meeting will focus on...

AAC&U Diversity and Learning Conference


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matter newsletter] American Association of Colleges and Universities Diversity and Learning Conference October 19-21, 2006 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The diversity...

Leadership With Purpose Workshop


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter] Leadership With Purpose Workshop Starts October 3rd Do you have the leadership capacity necessary for a sustainable business? Would you like to:...

Urban Sustainability Forum: Sustainable Architecture


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Urban Sustainability Forum – Sept. 21st in Philadelphia ?Sustainable Architecture: How Building Green is Transforming the World? Thursday, September 21st Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Ben...

PA Sustainable Energy Festival


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2nd Annual Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Festival September 22-23 in Berks County, PA This is the first event in the northeastern United States to learn about renewable energy, energy...

Community Power! Conference


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COMMUNITY POWER! CONFERENCE ? September 30th in Glenside, PA Answering the Twin Crises of Peak Oil & Global Warming with: * Community-Produced Solar & Wind Energy * Locally-Produced Organic...

Christian Community Development Association National Conference


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Christian Community Development Association National Conference September 27-October 1, 2006 18th Annual CCDA Conference Philadelphia Marriott Downtown 1201 Market Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...

7th Annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference


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7th Annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference October 19, 2006, 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM, Great Court at Mitten Hall Philadelphia: The Place to Live, Learn, and Launch Your Business Featuring...

Regional Planning Conference


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Regional Planning Comes of Age: Sept. 28-29 in New Brunswick, NJ A groundbreaking conference exploring the promise & practice of regional land use planning in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast...

New Resources

New Book: There Is No Such Thing As a Natural Disaster


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[posted from National Community Tax Coalition listserv] Routledge Press has published a book on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina titled There Is No Such Thing As a Natural Disaster: Race, Class,...

Constitutional Rights Foundation’s new youth website


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Constitutional Rights Foundation About to Launch CRF Forum, a New Youth Web Site Now in its second year, the CRF youth site, formerly named Youth, Views, and Action, has been re-named CRF Forum. This...

New Youth-Driven e-mag on sustainable food: Reap/Sow


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[posted from Community Food Security listserv] What does soul music, wireless technology, and provocative advertising have to do with changing the food system? Find out in REAP/SOW (), a new...

New Report: Building Community Food Security


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[posted from Foodlinks America newsletter] New Resource Helps Advance Food Security World Hunger Year (WHY), a non-profit organization based in New York City, has released a new report to aid...

Emergency Financial First Aid Kits


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[posted from Baking on our Future newsletter] Emergency Financial First Aid Kits The Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK) is a free one-stop shopping list of financial education information that...

New Book: School Health Services and Programs


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[posted from CCPH Partnerships Matter newsletter] School Health Services and Programs This collection, developed by one of the foremost authorities in school health, reviews basic concepts in school...

Business Case for Increasing Food Stamp Participation


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New Information Posted on the FNS Website: The Business Case for Increasing Food Stamp Participation Recently, at the request of States, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) developed materials which...

Global Sustainability Lesson Book


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[posted from K-12 Service-Learning listserv] New Lesson Book on Global Sustainability from Facing the Future! Engaging Students through Global Issues: Activity-Based Lessons and Action Opportunities...

Partnerships Classifieds

Rest Stop Captains needed, Live Strong Challenge


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Volunteers needed this weekend for the Lance Armstrong Live Strong Challenge in Philadelphia The LIVESTRONG? Challenge promises to be an outstanding event ? and opportunity to showcase your...

Service-Learning Opportunity: Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign


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Even though the fall semester has only just begun, many of you are getting ready for the spring semester. The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger is also developing its spring plans (and...

Volunteers needed, Sustainable Business Network


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Sustainable Business Network (SBN) Seeks Volunteers for Multiple Opportunities! SBN is looking for some great volunteers. Volunteer opportunities include: * Support at monthly events and the upcoming...

Virtual Volunteer needed, Greater Philly Environmental Network


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Greater Philly Environmental Network () Seeks Virtual Volunteer Coordinator – On Your Own Schedule , a nonprofit directory publishing “All Things Environmental” in Greater...

Farm to Institution project seeks interested institutions


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Fair Food, a project of the White Dog Caf? Foundation, is dedicated to bringing locally grown food into the Philadelphia marketplace. Since 2001 Fair Food has worked to build bridges between family...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement


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On behalf of Tulane University?s Center for Public Service and the Executive Committee of the Gulf-South Summit, I would like to invite you to attend the fourth annual Gulf South Summit on...

Banking on Biodiversity: Ecological and Socio-Economic Dimensions of Sustainable Agriculture


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[posted from Community Food Security listserv] The Center for Tropical Ecology & Conservation is pleased to announce its 4th annual symposium “Banking on Biodiversity: The Ecological and...

National Consortium for Character-Based Leadership


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-National Consortium for Character-Based Leadership- Inaugural Conference The National Consortium for Character-Based Leadership, founded in November 2005 by the Center for the Study of the...

32nd Annual Family Involvement Conference


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October 22-25: 32nd Annual Family Involvement Conference. This conference is based upon the premise that, active family involvement in the educational process is the key to effective schools and...

National Career Academy Coalition Staff Development Conference


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November 11-14: The National Career Academy Coalition 10th Annual Staff Development Conference. NCAC?s Conference for Career Academies and Small Learning Communities will take place in San Francisco,...

Grant Opportunities

Award to Honor Individual for Work on Behalf of People With Disabilities


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Henry B. Betts Award to Honor Individual for Work on Behalf of People With Disabilities Deadline: October 6, 2006 The American Association of People with Disabilities...

Community Action Grants


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Action Grants Deadline: January 15, 2007 One of the world’s...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Development Associate, White Williams Scholars


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[emailed 8/28/06] White-Williams Scholars, a 206-year old nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting high achieving Philadelphia high school students of limited financial resources in order to...

Environmental Health Program Specialist, Penn State Outreach Center


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[emailed 8/31/06] Environmental Health Program Specialist Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program (PA IPM) Summary of Job: Responsible for coordinating, instructing, budgeting and...

Art Instructor, ArtWorks! Program


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[emailed 9/5/06] Art Instructor, ArtWorks! Program Job Description: Mural Arts Program’s ArtWorks! is an anti-truancy art education program that operates 12 locations throughout the city of...

Community Organizing Internships: ACLU of PA Philadelphia Office


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Community Organizing Internships: ACLU of PA Philadelphia Office The American Civil Liberties of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Office, seeks two interns to work with our Community Organizing and...

Philadelphia National Coordinator, Student Environmental Action Coalition


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[posted from Sustainable Business Network newsletter 9/1/06] Student Environmental Action Coalition, Philadelphia National Coordinator Contact: Kandace Vallejo <hiring@> 813-494-0623 This...


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