The week of

September 22, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Citywide Family Resource Fair


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Citywide Family Resource Fair: “Students, Schools, Families & Communities: Building Toward Success” Saturday, September 30 9:30 to 2:30 Location: School District Administration...

Neighborhood Networks Conference


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Neighborhood Networks Conference: “Doing Politics from the Ground Up” September 30, 2006 9:30 a.m. Location: Temple University Law School For info, see http://www.phillynn.org.

Workshop for Activists: What You Got to Say?


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Bread and Roses Barbara Smith Community School WHAT YOU GOT TO SAY? Led by Eric Joselyn Saturday, November 4, 10 am 12 noon Philadelphia Folklore Project, 735 South 50th Street A make-and-take...

14th Annual YWCA of Bucks County Breakfast for Women by Women


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As a friend and supporter of the YWCA of Bucks County, we are writing to invite you to join us at the 14th Annual YWCA of Bucks County Breakfast for Women by Women on Thursday November 9th. We hope...

Philadelphia Talks: Bridging the Gap Between University and Center City


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Philadelphia Talks: Bridging the Gap Between University and Center City Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006 6:00 Type: Public Admission: Free for members and K-12 teachers; $5 for non-members Location: World...

Alternative to Violence Event in West Philadelphia


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Next Thursday, September 28, from 5-8pm, Friends of Malcolm X Park are hosting an Alternative to Violence Event. Please come and help support your community. Malcolm X Park is at 52nd and Pine...

Water: Life Before Profit


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Water: Life Before Profit Explore the intimate relationship between water and life, the growing threats to the world?s fresh water supply, and what is being done to protect this most precious of...

Teacher Workshop: Irish Migration to Philadelphia


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Teacher Workshop ?Poor Pat Must Emigrate?: Irish Migration to Philadelphia Wednesday, November 15, 4 Drawing upon engaging materials such as personal correspondence, missing-person notices, and...

Computer Forensic BootCamp


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The Delaware County Emergency Services Training Center (ESTC) will be hosting a three-day computer forensics boot camp at its main campus in Sharon Hill, PA. Classes are being offered to both local...

New Resources

New Report: Educational Inequality


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FOCUS ON EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITY Recent policy studies have tried to identify “high-flying” schools — schools that help students reach very high levels of achievement, despite...

Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter] Free Resource: Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes Based on unprecedented research across the public interest sector, and...

Proceedings: Community-Based Collaborative Research


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health] PROCEEDINGS AVAILABLE FROM SEPTEMBER 2005 CONFERENCE ON COMMUNITY-BASED COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH In September 2005 the Northwest Health Foundation...

New Report: How State EITCs Help Working Families Escape Poverty in 2006


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Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Updates “A Hand Up” Report Ami Nagle and Nicholas Johnson of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) updated “A Hand Up: How State...

New Report: How State Income Taxes Affect Low-Income Families


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CBPP Releases Report on How State Income Taxes Affect Low-Income Families “The Impact of State Income Taxes on Low-Income Families in 2005” by Jason Levitis and Nicholas Johnson of the...

Spanish language website on organic food and food security


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[posted from Community Food Security listserv] Just a quick note to let ya?all know that we have archived quite a few news items about organics, food security, GMOs, etc., in Spanish at: We are...

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program


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Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Purpose Provide resources in the form of fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from farmers’ markets, roadside...

New Newsletter: Public Markets Policy Memo


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[posted from Community Food Security listserv] Project for Public Spaces Public Markets Policy Memo – June 2006 There are more farmers markets and public markets in the than ever before,...

New Book: Learning Power: Organizing for Education and Justice


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[posted from Comm-Org listserv] From: “Jeannie Oakes” Learning Power: Organizing for Education and Justice Jeannie Oakes and John Rogers Teachers College Press Pub Date: April 2006, 208...

Website Upgrade: National Service Effective Practices Collection


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The Resource Center’s Effective Practices Collection In this issue: * Newest Effective Practices * Special Collection: T/TA Providers * The Upgrade NEWEST EFFECTIVE PRACTICES Increasing...

Resources: Fast for a World Harvest from Oxfam America


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For many, Labor Day marks the end of the summer. We shift from summer hours in the workplace, wrap up vacations, and return to school. For those of us in Oxfam America’s Fast for a World...

Partnerships Classifieds

Host someone for Shadowing Day


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It’s that time of year again–time to register for Shadowing Day and Business Mentoring Youth! For more information and to register, please visit: (if you are unable to click on the link,...

Plant Trees in West Philly


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The cooler temperatures of autumn are on their way, bringing beautiful foliage colors and more tree plantings in University City with UC Green! Please save the following dates ? more information...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU)


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health] 12th Annual International Conference of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) October 21-24, 2006 Coral Gables, Florida...

Call for Papers: Language Barriers In Health Care


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health] Call for Papers: Special Journal Supplement on Language Barriers In Health Care Deadline: October 2, 2006 The Society of General Internal...

Planning Meeting for HBCUs and Faculty Civic Engagement


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The HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Faculty Development Network and the Center for Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility at Tougaloo College are sponsoring a Summer...

Learning Circle Workshop: Nonviolence and Social Justice


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NONVIOLENCE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE WHERE: Highlander Research and Education Center New Market, Tenn. WHEN: November 3-5, 2006 SPONSORED BY: Beans and Rice, Inc. () Educators for Community Engagement ()...

Students as Colleagues Institute


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Students as Colleagues The Bentley Service-Learning Center along with Massachusetts Campus Compact & New England Resource Center for Higher Education present Students as Colleagues Institute...

Local Initiative Support Coalition (LISC) Urban Forum 2006


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Local Initiative Support Coalition (LISC) Urban Forum 2006 LISC?s Center for Commercial Revitalization (CCR) and South Florida LISC announces Urban Forum 2006, November 8-10 at the Hyatt Regency...

Grant Opportunities

Youth Organized for Disaster Action Grant


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Register today for technical assistance calls…. Schools in Alabama, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina interested in the Learn and Serve America program – Youth...

MLK Day of Service grants


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The Points of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network (POLF/VCNN), through the generous support of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), is pleased to offer...

Global Climate Challenge


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Can High Schoolers Solve Climate Change Problems? "Over the next year, top high school students across Vermont and the US will be partnering with peers in Korea, China and India to find...

MetLife Foundation Award for Excellence in Arts Access


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Guidelines Available for Arts Presenters/MetLife Foundation Award for Excellence in Arts Access Deadline: November 2006 The Arts Presenters/MetLife Foundation Award for...

Museums for America Grant Applications


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Institute of Museum and Library Services Calls for 2007 Museums for America Grant Applications Deadline: November 15, 2006 The Institute of Museum and Library Services...

Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Endowment for the Humanities Announces Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants Program Deadline: November 15, 2006 and April 3, 2007 Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants...

Mental Illness Information and Outreach Initiatives


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] American Psychiatric Foundation Offers Funding for Mental Illness Information and Outreach Initiatives Deadline: December 22, 2006 The American Psychiatric Foundation...

Charles Bronfman Prize for young humanitarians


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Charles Bronfman Prize Announces Call for Nominations Deadline: October 31, 2006 The Charles Bronfman Prize has announced the launch of its international quest for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Education Coordinator, Asian Arts Initiative


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Education Coordinator The Education Coordinator is a full time position reporting directly to the Associate Director. The Education Coordinator supports the organization?s work in program design and...

Executive Director, Empowerment Group


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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Empowerment Group seeks outstanding candidates interested in serving as its Executive Director. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader who is resourceful, original, bold,...

Director of the Annual Fund, Cheyney University


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CHEYNEY UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA DIRECTOR OF THE ANNUAL FUND Cheyney University of Pennsylvania seeks applicants for the position of Director of the Annual Fund. The primary responsibilities of the...

Field Organizing Internship, America Votes Pennsylvania


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FIELD ORGANIZING INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT Organization Overview America Votes is a coalition of the largest issue-based membership organizations in the nation, joined together to develop a permanent...


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