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January 22, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Investing in Pennsylvania?s Families: Economic Opportunity for All

Investing in Pennsylvania?s Families: Economic Opportunity for All A Policy Agenda to Help Pennsylvania?s Working Families Succeed Join PathWaysPA as we release this report! Investing in...

New Resources

Hispanic Environmental Health Page Focuses on Pesticides

New Edition of Hispanic Environmental Health Page Focuses on Pesticides The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a new Hispanic environmental health page on pesticides in its...

Online Cancer Resource for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Online Cancer Resource for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders A Web site launched by the American Cancer Society and the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research and Training serves...

New Book: Engaging the Whole of Service-Learning, Diversity, and Learning Communities

Engaging the Whole of Service-Learning, Diversity, and Learning Communities Service-learning, diversity, and learning communities, amongst today’s most prominent higher education innovations,...

CBPR articles in Annals of Family Medicine

Annals of Family Medicine The January/February 2006 issue of the Annals of Family Medicine contains 2 editorials, a case study and an article on community-based participatory research (CBPR) and...

New Book: Universities and Education for Sustainable Development

Inside and Out: Universities and Education for Sustainable Development CCPH Member Linda Silka, Director of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell Center for Family Work and Community, examines the...

New Report: State Policy Options for Building Assets

New America Foundation and Center for Social Development Release State Policy Options Paper This issue brief, State Policy Options for Building Assets, provides a menu of policy options with...

New Report: Policy Options to Improve Financial Education

Policy Options to Improve Financial Education: Equipping Families for their Financial Futures (pdf) Leslie Parrish and Lisa Servon, New America Foundation June 2006 Sorting through credit card...

New Report: Drowing in Debt

Drowing in Debt: America’s Middle Class Falls Deeper in Debt as Income Growth Slows Christian Weller, Center for American Progress May 2006 America?s middle class is drowning in debt. A typical...

Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine

[posted from Comm-Org] From: Don McNair In the Spring 2006 edition of “Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine” writers project how marginal communities stand...

Community-based Service-Learning in Juvenile Justice Settings

Introducing Community Service Learning This innovative, new juvenile-justice approach applies principles of school-based service learning, balanced and restorative justice, and law-related education...

Miscellaneous

Verizon 2007 YouthTech Essay Contest

The United Way of Southeastern PA is proud to announce the launch of the Verizon 2007 YouthTech Essay Contest! The Verizon Foundation has partnered with United Way for the third consecutive year to...

Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service

INSTITUTE ON PHILANTHROPY AND VOLUNTARY SERVICE This summer: June 9 ? August 4, 2007 Georgetown University, Washington, DC The Priority Application Deadline for scholarship funding is quickly...

Oxfam International Youth Partnerships

Young People Invited to Apply for Oxfam International Youth Partnerships Deadline: January 31, 2007 Oxfam International Youth Partnerships is a global network of young people working with their...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Green Corps 2007-2008 Environmental Leadership Program

From: Jesse Littlewood <jesse@> Green Corps 2007-2008 Environmental Leadership Program Preferred Application Deadline Friday, January 19, 2007. Regional application deadlines at <a...

AmeriCorps*VISTA position: Children of Incarcerated Parents

VISTA Mentoring Program: Children of Incarcerated Parents The VISTA member is responsible to develop and coordinate mentor-mentee activities and support volunteer generation for the Children of...

Business Manager, Development Coordinator, Freire Charter School

[emailed 1/19/07] Business Manager Freire Charter School, an innovative high school in Center City Philadelphia that serves under-resourced students is currently recruiting a talented and highly...

Grant Opportunities

Dirksen Congressional Research Awards

**Congressional Research Awards Announcement** DEADLINE: All proposals must be received no later than February 1, 2007. The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants totaling...

LuLu G. Graves Nutrition Education Award

The American Dietetic Association (ADA) is offering a funding opportunity for nutrition education activities. The LuLu G. Graves Nutrition Education Award is a $500 award given to support volunteer...

New Digital Innovation Program for libraries

[posted from RFP Bulletin] National Endowment for the Humanities and Institute of Museum and Library Services Invite Grant Applications for New Digital Innovation Program Deadline: March 27, 2007 The...

Programs for Adults With Disabilities

Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation to Support Programs for Adults With Disabilities Deadline: March 15, 2007, and September 15, 2007 (Online Application Form) The Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation (...

Matching Grants Program to Support Wetland and Coastal Projects

Five-Star Restoration Matching Grants Program to Support Wetland and Coastal Projects Deadline: March 9, 2007 The National Association of Counties (<a href=""></a>), the...

Community Assistance Program to Support Local Forest Partnerships

National Forest Foundation’s Community Assistance Program to Support Local Forest Partnerships Deadline: April 6, 2007, and September 7, 2007 The National Forest Foundation (<a...

HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants Program

United States Conference of Mayors Seeks Proposals for HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants Program Deadline: February 26, 2007 The United States Conference of Mayors (<a href=""></a>),...

Healthcare Advocacy Work With Communities of Color

Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice to Support Healthcare Advocacy Work With Communities of Color Deadline: February 2, 2007 A program of FamiliesUSA (<a href=""></a>), the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Credit Path Seminar

Alternatives Federal Credit Union is pleased to invite you to attend its fifth annual Credit Path Seminar for Credit Unions. Perhaps, when researching better ways to deliver financial services to low...

Unconvering the Heart of Education

UNCOVERING THE HEART OF EDUCATION: A NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION February 22 – 25, 2007, HOTEL NIKKO, SAN FRANCISCO A primary concern for growing numbers of academicians and...

Service-Learning Conference with International Service-Learning Pre-Conference

International Service-Learning Pre-Conference Institute ?Developing and Expanding International Service-Learning on Your Campus? On February 20, 2007, NC Campus Compact will host this Institute for...

Strengthening the Food Resource Safety Net Annual Conference

Save the Date!! Strengthening the Food Resource Safety Net Annual Conference Featuring Ellyn Satter May 14-15, 2007 The Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network and the Pennsylvania Hunger Action...

Call for Proposals: Sustainability and Scholarship: Research and the K-20 Continuum

7th International Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Call for Proposals Sustainability and Scholarship: Research and the K-20 Continuum October 7?9, 2007 ? Tampa,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Need help re-building high school greenhouse

Colleen Constrisciane of Earth Force writes: I have just started working with Gina Ingram, biology and chemistry teacher, and Shanthi Shreekumar, Science Coach, at William Penn High School in North...

National & Global Youth Service Day

Plan Your Service Project for National & Global Youth Service Day 2007 National & Global Youth Service Day, the largest service event in the world, is April 20-22, 2007. Resources are...


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