The week of

October 27, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

Responses to Global Warming: Law, Economics, and Science of Climate Change


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The University of Pennsylvania Law Review, in conjunction with The University of Pennsylvania Law School Program on Law, the Environment and the Economy, will hold a two day Symposium on the law,...

Center on Ethnic & Minority Aging Annual Breakfast


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The Center on Ethnic & Minority Aging, Inc. will hold its third annual fundraiser on Thursday, November 2, 2006 from 8-9:30am at the City Line Avenue Holiday Inn Philadelphia, Pa. The breakfast...

YWCA of Chester Annual Gala


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Dear Friend of the Chester YWCA, This year represents 92 consecutive years of service to Chester City as a YWCA. We will celebrate the Homecoming of Members and Honor Community Leaders at our annual...

Grand Opening, Mt. Airy Community Computer Center


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The Mt Airy Community Computer Center (MACCC), a 7 year old nonprofit which has been providing computer education and access opportunities in Northwest Philadelphia, will hold the official opening of...

Dash for Democracy


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On November 4, 2006, three days before one of the most important elections in our nation’s history, Philadelphia?s premier non-partisan and nonprofit government watchdog organization, The...

New Jersey Service-Learning Conference


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] The Center for Community-Based Learning at Montclair State University in collaboration with the Volunteer Network of the National Council of Jewish...

New Resources

New Higher Ed Service-learning resources


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] These new 2006 HE resources are available from the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse library. Several are also available full-text via the links...

New Report: Metropolitan Philadelphia Indicators Project 2006


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To see the latest compilation of social indicators covering more than 350 communities in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, go to the website of the Metropolitan Philadelphia Indicators Project ()...

New Website: Online Tutoring Program


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[posted from ] Online tutoring program provides customized tutoring sessions based on goals, skill level, and personal problem words. Using clear audio, memory-stimulating definitions and examples,...

New Listserv: Ex-offender Re-entry


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Join the New Reentry Listserv Exchange best practices, good ideas, and news related to ex-offender reentry. Join the Reentry Listserv, a new discussion forum for national service programs that serve...

New Website: Leadership Workshops


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[posted from National Service Resource Center] Engage and Strengthen Your Community Integrate your community’s assets in the delivery of social services with help from a new T/TA provider....

New Book: Radical Possibilities


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] RADICAL POSSIBILITIES Jean Anyon’s new book demonstrates the influence of federal policies on the poverty that plagues schools and school reform...

New Guide: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] NEW GUIDE EXPLAINS LAW IMPACTING STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Teachers of struggling learners have a new resource to draw upon. The National Center for...

Aligning High School and College Curricula


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[posted from Public Education Network newsblast] WHY WE MUST ALIGN HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM WITH COLLEGE EXPECTATIONS Millions of high school seniors have signed college acceptance letters as of May 1,...

Book Review: Transforming Conflict from the Inside Out


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[posted from Comm-Org] I am very pleased {and relieved) to announce the first COMM-ORG paper of 2006, which is a book review of Worldview Skills: Transforming Conflict from the Inside Out By Jessie...

New Toolkit: Helping educators document and share their work


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health] Resources from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching The KEEP Toolkit, a free online tool to help educators document and share...

New Book: Growing Older in World Cities


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health] Growing Older in World Cities: New York, London, Paris and Tokyo, edited by Victor G. Rodwin and Michael K. Gusmano New York, London, Paris, and...

New Report: Healthy Food, Healthy Hospitals, Healthy Communities


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Healthy Food, Healthy Hospitals, Healthy Communities: Stories of Health Care Leaders Bringing Fresher, Healthier Food Choices to their Patients, Staff and Communities Hospitals around the country are...

Partnerships Classifieds

Election Day Volunteers Needed


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THE COMMITTEE OF SEVENTY ELECTION DAY 2006 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7th, 2006 The Committee of Seventy, Philadelphia?s leading non-partisan political watchdog organization since...

Volunteers (esp. alums) needed, HBCU College Fair


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WHAT: HBCU College Fair WHEN: Thursday, November 16, 2006 5:00-8:00 PM VENUE: School District of Philadelphia Education Center 440 N. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA, 19130 AGENDA: –Admissions...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Student Conference: Think Outside the Bomb


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Call for Applications: Think Outside the Bomb From November 4-5, young people from throughout the northeast will converge at PACE University to organize for a nuclear-free world. The conference is...

Marketing and Branding Cooperative Products


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Below and attached is an announcement for an exciting workshop featuring national and international innovators that have developed premier branding and cooperative marketing programs for...

New Book: Building Healthy Communities


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[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health] Building Healthy Communities in Environmental Justice Areas The BHCEJA model is evidenced base and requires assessment, critical thinking,...

White House Regional Conferences on Faith-Based and Community Initiatives


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[posted from National Service-Learning listserv] The next event in the series of White House Regional Conferences on Faith-Based and Community Initiatives will be held next month in Charlotte, North...

Call for Papers: Service-Learning


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Academic Exchange Quarterly Spring 2007, Volume 11, Issue 1 Expanded issue up to 400+ pages. Articles on various topics plus the following special sections. Service-Learning Feature Editor: Judith...

Grant Opportunities

Service-Learning Emerging Leaders Initiative


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Service-Learning Emerging Leaders Initiative–Funding Opportunity Deadline: December 8, 2006 Technical Assistance Call: November 16, 2006 <a href=""></a> Dear...

Artists & Communities Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Invites Applications for Artists & Communities Program Deadline: December 4, 2006 The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (<a...

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Invites Applications for General Fund Deadline: December 1, 2006 The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (<a...

Education and Job Training Fund for Survivors of Domestic Violence


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] Allstate Education and Job Training Fund Offers Support for Survivors of Domestic Violence Deadline: Open The Allstate Foundation has partnered with the National Network to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Director, Mt. Airy Community Computer Center


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[emailed 10/27/2006] MT. AIRY COMMUNITY COMPUTER CENTER JOB TITLE: PROGRAM DIRECTOR POSITION SUMMARY The Mt. Airy Community Computer Center (MACCC) seeks a Program Director who will be responsible...

Executive Director, Hiway Theatre


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[emailed 10/29/06] HIWAY THEATRE Job Listing Executive Director Reports to: Board of Trustees Seeking an Executive Director for an historic community movie theater now undergoing a $ renovation. Must...

Mural Arts Artscape Assistant instructor


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[emailed 10/29/06] Mural Arts Artscape Assistant instructor ARTscape is a program serving adjudicated youth, participation is part of community service requirement. Assistant Instructor – Work...

Mural Arts AVRP Lead Instructor


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[emailed 10/29/06] Mural Arts AVRP Lead Instructor AVRP- The Adolescent Violence Reduction Partnership is new initiative from Mayor Street addressing students 10-15 who are risk for violence, or have...

Mural Arts AVRP Assistant Instructor


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[emailed 10/29/06] Mural Arts AVRP Assistant Instructor AVRP- The Adolescent Violence Reduction Partnership is new initiative from Mayor Street addressing students 10-15 who are risk for violence, or...

Miscellaneous

Dinnerware available to nonprofit


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Arcadia University has over 400 pieces of dinnerware (plates, cups, bowls, etc) from our previous dining services provider to donate to a soup kitchen or any other non-profit in need. They must be...

New Website: Student Loan Debt Clock


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ANNOUNCING THE NATIONAL STUDENT LOAN DEBT CLOCK In the early nineties, less than 1/3 of graduates from 4 year public colleges had loan debt. Now over 2/3 of them do! Student loan debt limits...


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