The week of

February 5, 2007

PHENND Events/Activities

Free income tax preparation program featured in Delaware County Times


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Free income tax preparation program featured in Delaware County Times. Delaware County Asset Development (or DelCoAD), a collaboration of several organizations and convened by PHENND, offers free...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Women?s Health Research at a Crossroads


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The Institute for Women?s Health and Leadership of Drexel University College of Medicine and The Women?s Law Project In collaboration with Drexel University?s School of Public Health, College of Law,...

Speaker Series: Rethinking Childhood: Juveniles and the Justice System


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The Rutgers University Center for Children and Childhood Studies and The Rutgers University School of Law Children?s Justice Clinic presents: Rethinking Childhood: Juveniles and the Justice System...

Focus Group: Federal Student Aid


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It’s important for all students to believe that higher education is within their reach….regardless of their environment or background. That’s why MEE Productions Inc. is kicking off...

Networking Meeting: Making the Most of Homework Time


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Beginning in September, 2006, Philadelphia?s Peer Networking Meetings are being held every month at the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania. December?s meeting featured a panel discussion on...

Raising the Bar on Fatherhood


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February 8-10: Moving Forward: Raising the Bar on Fatherhood. The Fatherhood/Male Involvement Institute is an opportunity to increase knowledge and awareness of current trends, resources and...

Spiral Q Puppet Theater’s Q-licious Celebration


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February 10: Q-licious Celebration. Spiral Q Puppet Theater seeks to mobilize communities and illuminate the realities of life in Philadelphia and similar urban settings through giant puppet parades,...

Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education


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February 28 – March 3: Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education. The theme of the 37th Annual PBCOHE Conference will be Creating a Leadership Pipeline: Implementing and Sustaining the...

2nd Annual Delaware County Environmental Summit


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2nd Annual Delaware County Environmental Summit Feb 24 8:00 am to 12:30 Learn about local issues like global warming and peak oil. Presenters and exhibitors will provide information and tools to help...

Info Sessions on new Wireless Philadelphia


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BLACK FAMILY TECHNOLOGY AWARENESS WEEK Presents Wireless Philadelphia Want to improve your life? Let Wireless Philadelphia help you GET CONNECTED! INTERNET Access will make the difference through? ?...

Alternatives to Violence Project


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ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE PROJECT BASIC LEVEL WORKSHOP – EXPLORING THE POSSIBILITIES OF PEACE IN OUR LIVES DATE: MARCH 2-4, 2007 Friday, March 2: 5:30 pm-9:30 pm Saturday, March 3: 9:00 am-9:00...

West Philadelphia Child Care Network Annual Conference


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Mr. Maurice Sykes, Executive Director of the Early Childhood Leadership Institute at the University of the District of Columbia has agreed to be the luncheon speaker for West Philadelphia Child Care...

Summer Invitational Writing and Literacy Institute


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The Philadelphia Writing Project (PhilWP) at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania is now accepting requests for applications for its annual Summer Invitational Writing and...

Garden Tenders & City Gardening Series


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Garden Tenders & City Gardening Series Lunchtime Mini Forum on Food Friday, February 9, 12:30-1:30 PM PHS, 100 N. 20th Street, 5th Floor Many friends and colleagues were unable to attend the...

Teaching Frankling website and summer workshops


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Teachers from around the United States will benefit from a recent National Endowment for the Humanities grant that will fund three one-week workshops exploring the life, ideas, and historic sites of...

New Resources

Shelterforce Magazine: Right to Housing


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The current issue of Shelterforce features a range of articles that share at least one theme ? fairness. Whether the issue is gentrification, the Right to Housing or making homes accessible to...

Housing and Urban Development newsletter


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This year’s first edition of Breakthroughs has just been posted on the Regulatory Barriers Clearinghouse (RBC) website. In this issue, you’ll read about HUD’s National Call to...

Training, Traveling Services, and Field Trip Directories


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The Spring 2007 OSTRC Training, Traveling Services, and Field Trip Directories are finally available! The OSTRC Training Directory lists OST-related trainings offered by local organizations from...

New Report: Guide to the E-Advocacy Revolution


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New PolicyLink Report: Click Here for Change: Your Guide to the E-Advocacy Revolution Advocacy is essential for anyone working with low-income communities and communities of color; it is the major...

New Website: PolicyLink Center for Health and Place


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PolicyLink Launches New Center for Health and Place Since our founding in 1999, PolicyLink has worked with partners around the country to illustrate that where you live affects how you live. Our...

New Young Voter Report: Partisanship is a Habit


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A new YVS paper, Partisanship is a Habit, shows how courting young voters today is a strategic way for political parties to win power in the long run. When tracking the rise and fall of America?s...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Community Based Research and Learning Conference


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Event: CoRAL Network 2007 Conference When: Saturday, April 28, 2007 Where: American University, Mary Graydon Center Mark your calendars for the CoRAL Network’s annual conference on...

19th Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum


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February 18-21: 19th Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum. Sessions on basic service-learning, youth voice, curricular connections, reflection, and student involvement in dropout prevention and...

Family Friendly Schools Conference


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February 19-20: Engage! All Families. Family Friendly Schools is hosting its second national conference on family and community engagement. Location: Anaheim, CA. For details, visit:...

3rd Annual Urban Land Institute Conference


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3rd Annual Urban Land Institute Conference Apr 23-24, 9:00 am – 7:00 3rd Annual ULI Conference – Developing Green: Integrating Sustainability with Success; ULI?s Developing Green...

Afterschool Learning Conferences


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McREL and the National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning are pleased to announce the 3rd annual PEAK (Practices that Engage and Attract Kids) Afterschool Event – coming to three...

Call for Presenters: 33rd Annual Family Involvement Conference


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Invitation to Present 33rd Annual Family Involvement Conference Commitment: Go the Extra Mile October 21-24, 2007 The Resort at Split Rock Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania This three-day, multi-state,...

Community Farming Conference


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Community Farming Conference Co-sponsored by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, CT NOFA and the Mercy Center. At the Mercy Center, 167 Neck Road, Madison, CT directions February 10,...

Mentor Recruitment Trainings


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Two National Mentor Recruitment Trainings Announced! * February 26-28, 2007 in Los Angeles * April 11-13, 2007 in Nashville “Mobilizing New Mentors through Faith- and Community-Based...

Grant Opportunities

Reducing Public Exposure to Indoor Pollutants


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The Environmental Protection Agency has annouced funds to support demonstration, training, outreach and/or education projects that yield measureable environmental outcomes in reducing exposure to...

Criminal Justice grants from Open Society Institute


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The Open Society Institute announces funds to improve the fair administration of criminal justice in the The project awards grants in three areas affecting youth and adults in the criminal justice...

Early Reading First Program


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The Department of Education announces funds to support local efforts to enhance the oral language, cognitive, and early reading skills of preschool age children especially those from low- income...

F. B. Heron Foundation funds asset development


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The F. B. Heron Foundation supports organizations that help low-income people create wealth and take control of their lives through one or more of the following strategies: advancing home ownership;...

Ludwick Family Foundation


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The Ludwick Family Foundation supports groups working to make a positive difference in the world. The Foundation provides support in the form of tangible items such as new vehicles or equipment,...

Improving the Health of Immigrant and Refugee Communities


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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announces funds for new community-based approaches to health and health care problems faced by immigrants and refugees. The Foundation seeks projects that address:...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Director, Dawn Staley Foundation


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[emailed 1/31/2007] Dawn Staley Foundation: Program Director. The program director is responsible for the design, implementation and daily management of the Dawn Staley After School Program and the...

Office Assistant, White-Williams Scholars


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[emailed 1/31/2007] White-Williams Scholars: Office Assistant. The part-time OA serves as the organizational underpinning in the office, carrying out the daily tasks and responsibilities assigned by...

Part-time Educator, John Bartram Association


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[emailed 1/31/2007] John Bartram Association: Part-time Educator. JBA seeks an Educator to teach lessons in Colonial American history, natural science, and art to visitors from pre-K to adults....

Miscellaneous

I Have a Dream Essay and Art Contest for Youth


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Calling All Young Writers, Artists and Visionaries Enter the "I Have a Dream" Essay and Art Contest In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Greater Philadelphia Cares is holding the ?I Have a...


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