The week of

October 27, 2006

Other Local Events and Workshops

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

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

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

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

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

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

[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

[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

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

[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

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

[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

[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)

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

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...

Miscellaneous

Dinnerware available to nonprofit

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

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...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Director, Mt. Airy Community Computer Center

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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...

Grant Opportunities

Service-Learning Emerging Leaders Initiative

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

Artists & Communities Program

[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

[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

[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...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Student Conference: Think Outside the Bomb

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

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

[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

[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

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...

Partnerships Classifieds

Election Day Volunteers Needed

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

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...


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