The week of

March 12, 2007

PHENND Events/Activities

Submit your syllabus to the Syllabi Swap!


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Do you teach a course that involves service-learning or community-based research? Do you teach a course that you think would be of interest to the PHENND Community? If so, please submit your syllabus...

Other Local Events and Workshops

First Annual SustainaBall for Sustainable Business Network


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The First Annual SustainaBall! Saturday, March 24th Location: Sedgwick Cultural Center in Mount Airy 7137 Germantown Avenue Mark your calendar and invite your friends! You are invited to attend the...

Youth and Gangs: The Influence of Gang Culture on Families and Communities


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Philly Social Action presents Saturday Cyphers @ Temple University Youth and Gangs: The Influence of Gang Culture on Families and Communities Featuring: Black Men at Penn School of Social Work, Inc....

Infill Philadelphia: Commercial Corridors Presentation


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Community Design Collaborative | Infill Philadelphia: Commercial Corridors Presentation Wednesday, April 18, 4-7pm. Independence Visitor Center?s Ballroom, 6th & Market Streets. Free. RSVP:...

2007 National Planning Conference


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American Planning Association | 2007 National Planning Conference Saturday-Wednesday, April 14-18. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. Register online: The American Planning Association...

New Urbanism and the Old City


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Congress for the New Urbanism | CNU XV: New Urbanism and the Old City Thursday-Sunday, May 17-20. Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St. Register online: The annual Congress for the New Urbanism...

Judicial Responses to International Violence


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The 2007 Edward V. Sparer Symposium Judicial Responses to International Violence Thursday, March 22, 2007 Keynote Address: Juan Mendez, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide...

Worry-free Advocacy–Lobbying and Election Rules for 501(c)3 Organizations


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Workshop: “Worry-free Advocacy–Lobbying and Election Rules for 501(c)3 Organizations” Wednesday, March 21 12:00-4:00 Community Behavioral Health, 801 Market St., 7th floor,...

Dialogue: Activism & the Grassroots


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Dialogue: “Activism & the Grassroots” Friday, March 23 6:30-8:30 1213 Race St., Philadelphia, PA Sponsored by Urban Rural Mission, CATA & CYOC For info, email...

Stand for Youth & Education Expo


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Stand for Youth & Education Expo Saturday, March 31 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Philadelphia Convention Center, 12th & Filbert Sts., Philadelphia, PA For info, email dfair@uwsepa.org.

Young Involved Phila Reading Group: Sprawl


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YOUNG INVOLVED PHILADELPHIA READING GROUP: Robert Bruegmann’s Sprawl: A Compact History Monday, April 30th, 6:15-8:00 pm Brew Haha! (212 S. 12th Street – 12th and Locust) What’s so...

World Water Day


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World Water Day During March the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center will take a close look at water scarcity — that other inconvenient truth facing nations around the globe. World Water...

Philadelphia Healthy Start North Community Resource Guide


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SAVE THE DATE! Wednesday, March 28, 2007 11:30 am ? 3 pm Please join Philadelphia Healthy Start as we celebrate the publication of the Healthy Start North Community Resource Guide ? a new tool to...

Employer-Paid Internships


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You are cordially invited to attend an orientation regarding WorkReady Philadelphia Employer-Paid Internships. This orientation will provide you with information and resources, as well as pre-coded...

Lecture: Strategies to promote fruit & vegetable acceptance in children


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?Strategies to promote fruit & vegetable acceptance in children? Julie Mennella, Monell Chemical Senses Center Philadelphia, PA Monday, March 19, 2007 11:00 am ? 12:00pm 127 Noll Lab Hershey...

Step It Up National Day of Climate Action


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Be a part of almost 900 actions across our nation 29 across Pennsylvania all rallying to say Step It Up Congress! Cut Carbon Emissions by 80% by 2050 on the National Day of Climate Action Saturday...

New Resources

New K-12 Service-Learning Project Planning Toolkit


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New K-12 Service-Learning Project Planning Toolkit. The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse presents information about the three core components of a service-learning project: planning and...

Connecting With Kids: Communication Strategies for Volunteers


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Connecting With Kids: Communication Strategies for Volunteers. LEARNS announces the latest issue of its Tutor newsletter. The article provides volunteers with concrete communication strategies that...

Report From The Time, Learning, and Afterschool Task Force


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A New Day for Learning: A Report From The Time, Learning, and Afterschool Task Force The report suggests that because of changing cultural diversity, advancing technologies, and rising academic...

New Website: Phila Children’s Commission


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LAUNCH OF THE PHILADELPHIA CHILDRENS COMMISSION WEBSITE March 2, 2007 Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Philadelphia Children’s Commission listserv. We will send these messages periodically...

New Website: DisabilityInfo.gov


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() is a one-stop, federal website providing you with access to governmental disability and resource information that is up to date, quick and accessible, covering a wide range of disability related...

United Way of SE PA new e-newsletter


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We want to keep you informed about what matters. United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania wants to make sure that you are aware of important happenings in our community — new programs, events,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Students, Digital Media, and Place-Based Learning


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Discovering Community: Students, Digital Media, and Place-Based Learning July 9-13, 2007 Participants will get hands-on experience with community-based research and documentary production. Location:...

Association for Community Design Annual Conference


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Association for Community Design | The Great Gumbo: Stirring the Pot of Community Design Sunday-Tuesday, June 3-5. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA Register online: The annual Association...

National Double Track Youth Court Training


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New United States Department of Justice Announcement Federal Youth Court Program announces upcoming National Double Track Youth Court Training Fort Lauderdale, Florida June 10-13, 2007 On June 10-13,...

Just Connections Conference: Search for Just and Sustainable Community Models


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Just Connections announces its Third Conference Connections to the Future: a Search for Just and Sustainable Community Models June 8-10, 2007 Hosted by Ferrum College Ferrum, Virginia The ?global...

Site Visit to Award-Winning Youth Civic Engagement Model


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Site Visit Opportunity to Hampton, Award-Winning Youth Civic Engagement Model ? April 22-24 The City of Hampton, Va., invites local officials and other community leaders to participate in a site...

Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition Training


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SAVE THE DATE! For a We Can! Regional Training We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition), developed by the National Institutes of Health, is a flexible, turn-key obesity...

Institute for Community Service and Service-Learning Professionals


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Campus Compact Professional Development Institute for Community Service and Service-Learning Professionals Monday, July 23 ? Friday, July 27, 2007 University of San Diego, San Diego, CA Four and a...

Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop


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THE GRANT INSTITUTE GRANTS 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop to be held at the University of Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland May 21 – 23, 2007 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM The Grant...

Women & Agriculture Conference: Cultivating Our Reality


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3rd Annual Women & Agriculture Conference: Cultivating Our Reality The 3rd Annual Statewide Women & Agriculture Conference, Cultivating Our Reality, will be held on March 23?24 in East...

Taking the Temperature for Afterschool


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Taking the Temperature for Afterschool Would you like to voice your opinions on the current state of afterschool programs in NJ? Are there things that you would like to see happen or events or...

Grant Opportunities

Hamburger Helper Grant Program for Local Communities


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Hamburger Helper Announces Grant Purpose: Hamburger Helper, a General Mills food brand, is looking to lend a "helping hand" to neighborhoods across the United States with its "My...

PeaceChild International Grants for youth-led community projects


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PeaceChild International: Be the Change! Purpose: Supports young people under 25 years of age with small grants to get involved in local community action and development projects. Eligibility:...

National & Global Youth Service Day Projects Grants


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Crime Prevention Grants to Support National & Global Youth Service Day Projects Purpose: The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) looks to support youth-led service-learning projects that...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Multiple positions, Congreso de Latinos Unidos


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[emailed 2/28/07] Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Multiple positions Congreso helps strengthen the Latino community in North Philadelphia through health, education, leadership development and advocacy...

Chief Operating Officer, Starfinder Foundation


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[emailed 2/28/07] Starfinder Foundation: Chief Operating Officer Starfinder seeks an experienced operational leader to serve as COO and manage all aspects of the operations of this dynamic youth...

Director of Self-Sufficiency Services, AchieveAbility


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Director of Self-Sufficiency Services With your compassionate heart, business smarts and drive for achievement…Make a difference. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an exceptional leader...

Assoc. Director of Strategic Initiatives, GPUAC


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GREATER PHILADELPHIA URBAN AFFAIRS COALITION JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES DEPARTMENT: STRATEGIC INITIATIVES REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC INTIATIVES...

Social and Emotional Instructor, Mastery Charter School


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[emailed 3/8/07] Social and Emotional Instructor Mastery Charter Schools is currently seeking a high-talented individual to serve as a Social and Emotional Instructor. This instructor is responsible...

Teachers, Mastery Charter School


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[emailed 3/08/07] Teachers Mastery Charter Schools is seeking highly qualified teachers to teach at our middle and high schools in Philadelphia. Teachers will be responsible for establishing...

Educators/ Facilitators, The PEACE Project


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[emailed 3/08/07] Job Opportunity: Educators/ Facilitators, The PEACE Project We?re searching for outstanding candidates. ****Immediate April opening as well as next school year**** Seeking...

Food Service Trainer, People’s Emergency Center


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[emailed 3/08/07] People’s Emergency Center 325 N 39th Street Philadelphia PA 19104 (215) 382-7523 New Job Vacancy: Food Service Trainer position for Welfare to Work Program This position...

Jr. High AfterSchool Program Director, UrbanPromise Ministries


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[emailed 3/12/07] Job Opportunity: Jr. High AfterSchool Program Director UrbanPromise Ministries is looking to hire a passionate and experienced individual for a full-time position directing an...

Miscellaneous

Congress in the Classroom 2007


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Call For Participation: Congress in the Classroom 2007 DEADLINE: March 30, 2007 Congress in the Classroom is a national, award-winning education program now in its 15th year. Developed and sponsored...

NYLC Honors Philadelphia Teacher Edison Freire


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NYLC Honors Philadelphia Teacher Edison Freire with Alec Dickson Servant Leader Award The National Youth Leadership Council will honor Philadelphia Teacher Edison Freire with the Alec Dickson Servant...

Audioconference on Dropout Recovery


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Audioconference on Dropout Recovery ? March 22 City efforts to stem the dropout crisis will be the focus of a free, hour-long audioconference on Thurs., March 22, at 2:00 Eastern Time, sponsored by...

Nomiations sought: Spirit of Philadelphia Award


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As one of our most valued partners, I would like to invite you to submit your nomination for the Spirit of Philadelphia Award, which will be presented at the 14th Annual Corporate Leadership...


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