The week of

October 6, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Workshop: Getting the News to Report on Your Issues


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HOW TO GET THE NEWS TO REPORT ON OUR ISSUES Led by Peoples Production House Saturday, December 9, 10 am 3 pm (please bring a brown bag lunch) Scribe Video Center, 4212 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor You...

Environmental Leadership Program’s Regional Network Friendraiser


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Environmental Leadership Program’s Delaware Valley Regional Network Friendraiser …bringing together local environmental leaders, activists and community members to share ideas, promote...

Drexel University’s Health Sciences Conference


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Drexel University’s Health Sciences Conference will enable you to: Learn about opportunities in the ever-changing health care field Meet current Drexel faculty and students from a variety of...

Anti-Violence Family Day Outing


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Anti-Violence Family Day Outing (Empowering Youth & Families towards peaceful living) Saturday, October 21st – 10 – 2 Laura Sims Skate House, 63rd and Walnut Streets Free Event...

A Conversation about Pain


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The Institute for Women?s Health and Leadership of Drexel University College of Medicine INVITES YOU to a CONVERSATION ABOUT PAIN An hour of enlightenment about PAIN – whether you suffer from...

Meeting the Challenge of Rising Energy Prices


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According to recent poll, 43% of Philadelphia residents and businesses experienced difficulty paying their energy bills last year! As energy prices continue to rise, and bill payment assistance...

Young Involved Philadelphia’s Reading Group: Code of the Street


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Young Involved Philadelphia’s Reading Group Reading Group: Elijah Anderson’s Code of the Street Monday, October 23rd, 6:15 to 8:00 Seiss Community Center, 2111 Sansom Street As...

Philadelphia Saves Motivational Wealth Building Workshop


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The Philadelphia Saves Motivational Wealth Building Workshop is a one-hour session that will cover the basics and benefits of money management and savings. This workshop will allow you to develop a...

Community Open House/Student Horse Show


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Community Open House/Student Horse Show, Nov. 4th 10am-5pm. (Rain date Nov. 5th). Join Ivy Hill for a fun day for the whole family including arts and crafts, face and pumpkin painting, food vendors,...

U.S. Department of Labor Opportunity Conference


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United States Department of Labor Opportunity Conference October 17, 2006 ? Philadelphia Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Once again, under the leadership of...

Lecture and Book Signing: Big Box Swindle, The True Cost of Mega-Retailers


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“Big Box Swindle, The True Cost of Mega-Retailers and the Fight for America’s Independent Businesses” Lecture and Book Signing with Author Stacy Mitchell Wednesday, October 25:...

NPower PA’s October Training Calendar


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NPower PA’s October Training Calendar Our October Training Calendar is packed with exciting classes. Verizon Scholarships are still available for select classes. For more information on a class...

New Resources

Disaster Planning and Preparedness Resources


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[posted from Corporation for National Service Resource Alerts] Disaster Planning and Preparedness: News for Your Program This fall marks the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf...

Declaration of International Consortium for Higher Education, Civic Responsibility and Democracy


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On June 22-23, a Global Forum was held in Strasbourg, France sponsored by the Council of Europe’s Steering Committee for Higher Education and Research (CDESR) in close cooperation with the...

New Website: What Kids Can Do


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GET INVOLVED & BE THE VOICE OF THE FUTURE What Kids Can Do is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2001 for the purpose of making public the voices and views of adolescents. The website...

New Toolkit for MLK Day of Service


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The 2007 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is rapidly approaching, and it?s shaping up to be the biggest and best ever. I hope the every single member of the national service family ? whether...

Website Update: PhillyNeighborhoods.org


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PhillyBlocks: 2006– Improved As a first step to move forward after our successful PhillyBlocks: 2006 conference at the Convention Center, we have given the () web site a significant makeover....

Spring 2006 Issue of Shetlerforce Magazine: Katrina


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[posted from Comm-Org] David Holtzman NEW ISSUE OF SHELTERFORCE MAGAZINE! The Spring 2006 issue of Shelterforce Magazine features articles on how activists and community developers are organizing and...

Curriculum: Current Issues of Immigration


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Constitutional Rights Foundation presents its free online curriculum: CURRENT ISSUES OF IMMIGRATION, 2006. In response to the current high interest in immigration issues, CRF has created lessons and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Community Cleanup, Cardinal Bevilacqua Center


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[posted from ] The Cardinal Bevilacqua Community center is hosting a community clean up day on October 28, 2006. The day will include a vareity of community clean up opportunities including street...

Computer Instruction Volunteers needed, Philadelphia Youth Network


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I am looking for some volunteers to teach/mentor some students at the E3 Centers. Specifically, I am looking for volunteer/volunteers who would be willing to spend a short (1 hour per week) session...

Volunteers Needed, Neighborhood Bike Works


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Dump Run 2006: Volunteer on October 14th & 15th 2006 Neighborhood Bike Works still needs a few more hardy folks to help with donation acceptance at the Lower Merion Public Works Complex,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Asset Development and Individual Development Account Training Institute


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CASH Campaign Members, Partners, and Friends- IDA Training Opportunity, only $ for CASH Members and $ for General Registration. CASH Asset Development and Individual Development Account Training...

Call for Abstracts: Community Capitals Framework Institute


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Call for Papers: 3rd Annual Community Capitals Framework Institute Linking Theory and Practice: A Systems Perspective Scheman Building, Iowa State University Ames, IA November 30 to December 1 The...

2006 Youth Service Institute: Building the Movement


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Register Today for the 2006 Youth Service Institute: Building the Movement December 5-7 in New Orleans, LA Join Youth Service America, the Department of Justice, and colleagues from the service,...

Grant Opportunities

Clay Aiken Able-to-Serve grants


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THE CLAY AIKEN ABLE-TO-SERVE GRANTS (US APPLICANTS ONLY) The Bubel/Aiken Foundation and YSA are pleased to announce grants of up to $1,000 to support youth-led service projects in which youth with...

ThinkQuest International 2007


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THINKQUEST INTERNATIONAL 2007 (US AND GLOBAL APPLICANTS) The Oracle Education Foundation announces the opening of ThinkQuest International 2007, inviting students and teachers from around the globe...

Lewis Hine Awards for Service to Children and Youth


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LEWIS HINE AWARDS FOR SERVICE TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH (US APPLICANTS ONLY) Please note this award is not offered by YSA, so please use the contact information given below if you have any questions...

JPMorgan’s Good Venture Competition


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JPMorgan’s Good Venture Competition What: Good Venture offers your students the chance to make a difference. Students choose a nonprofit they believe in — and enter a proposal to win...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Communications, Grassroots.org, location variable


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[posted to Comm-Org listserv by: Angela Stuber <astuber@>] Director of Communications Responsibilities: ? Work with IT partners, consultants and volunteers to ensure all web Toolbox...

AmeriCorps positions, People’s Emergency Center Digital Inclusion program


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[emailed 10/5/06] People’s Emergency Center Community Development Corporation (PECCDC) was created in 1992 to revitalize the West Philadelphia community. PECCDC provides an array of...

AmeriCorps positions, People’s Emergency Center


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[emailed 10/5/06] People’s Emergency Center (PEC) is a community of concerned citizens with a shared belief in the equality, dignity and worth of every person. We recognize homelessness and...

Historian/Documentary Editor, From Slavery to Freedom Digital Project


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[emailed 10/4/2006] Please share this announcement with your colleagues, students, and anyone who might be qualified and interested. This is a short term position in conjunction with a current...

Miscellaneous

Documentary Film Contest on Child Abuse


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The Field Center is planning a Documentary Film Contest on the subject of Child Abuse for area high school and college students. Aimed at encouraging young people to think and learn about child abuse...

Nestle’s Very Best in Youth competition


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Kyle created Youth Together single-handedly in 2004. He organizes drives for backpacks and school supplies, Christmas stockings for the homeless, and teddy bears, videos and games for hospitalized...


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