The week of

March 19, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

What must Philly do to become America’s Next Great City?


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What must Philly do to become America’s “Next Great City?” Tuesday, March 27, 2007, 6:45 Fishtown Recreation Center, E. Montgomery and E. Girard (across from the Fishtown Library)...

Mayoral Forum for Kids


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Yo, Kids! What do YOU want to ask the Candidates? Want to be heard by the politicians who want to be Mayor of Philadelphia? Have a burning question for the candidates competing to run City Hall? Send...

Explore the history of Philadelphia’s Little Italy


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PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT ? Please forward widely. Explore the history of Philadelphia’s “Little Italy” Meet author Richard N. Juliani Wednesday April 11, 6 The Historical Society of...

Community Women?s Education Project 30th Anniversary Gala


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Community Women?s Education Project 30th Anniversary Gala The Community Women?s Education Project (CWEP), a community-based education organization, will celebrate its 30th anniversary and honor four...

Legs Against Arms


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Legs Against Arms 5K Run/Walk & 1 mile Fun Run followed by a Celebration of Youth to support youth violence prevention in Philadelphia April 15, 2007 RAIN OR SHINE Mission: As an outgrowth of...

Nonprofit IT Workshops


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The spring/summer schedule of Community Impact Training Institute workshops is available now at The United Way of Southeastern PA will host another series of technology related workshops on April...

Philadelphia Schools: Progress and Problems: A Citizen-Expert Dialogue


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Thursday, April 5 The Philadelphia Schools: Progress and Problems A Citizen-Expert Dialogue This event will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 at The Inquirer building, 400 N. Broad St., Philadelphia....

New Resources

The Role of Race and Poverty in Access to Foods


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The Role of Race and Poverty in Access to Foods Abstract The increase in obesity and disparities in obesity and related chronic diseases across racial and ethnic and income groups have led...

New Website: PayDayLoanInfo.org


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What’s the cost of a payday loan? Where can consumers go for help? What are the rules in your state? Find the answers to these questions and more at – featuring a payday loan cost...

Financial Literacy Curriculum for People with Cognitive Disabilities


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THIS IS MINE! A Financial Literacy Curriculum Developed by and for People with Cognitive Disabilities &sub=200607&topic=pm Emily Fuerste, co-founder of No Place Like Home Communities...

Education, Citizenship and Social Justice


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The new journal Education, Citizenship and Social Justice published its second issue. The contents for the second issue, and the forthcoming third issue, appear below. For free online access to all...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer with ElderNET


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[posted from Greater Philadelphia Cares’ e-newsletter] Volunteer with ElderNET Calling all Montgomery County volunteers! ElderNET is a non-profit dedicated to helping elderly and disabled...

Participate in Shaw Middle School Health Fair


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Students at Shaw Middle School are participating in a community service learning project by organizing the annual community Health Fair. The school-wide community service project is an applied...

Philadelphia Cares About Fairmount Park Day 2007


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Philadelphia Cares About Fairmount Park Day 2007 Saturday, May 19th Click here to register. Fairmount Park is Philadelphia’s backyard. Sign your team up for a day of outdoor fun. Philadelphia...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Political Education Facilitation


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Please contact SOUL for more information…. Dear Food Justice Educators & Activists, I wanted to pass on the application to an upcoming training that can help you learn to facilitate...

Teaching Youth About the Law Conference


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On June 25-26, 2007, in Chicago, IL, Constitutional Rights Foundation [], Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago [], and Street Law, Inc. [], will sponsor the National Law-Related Education...

Call for Studies, Reports, and Evaluations on Afterschool Programs


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The American Youth Policy Forum Call for Studies, Reports, and Evaluations on Afterschool and Other Out-of-School Time (OST) Programs The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) is currently collecting...

Educators for Community Engagement National Gathering


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PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY SAVE THE DATE: JUNE 7-9, 2007 REGISTRATION FOR THE NATIONAL GATHERING @ CSU MONTEREY BAY IS NOW OPEN! EXPLORE the Monterey Bay and Salinas Valley. ENGAGE in critical discussion...

Grant Opportunities

Neighborhood Funding Stream


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The Neighborhood Funding Stream 2007-08 at the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania Now Accepting Proposals from Organizations that serve Children and Youth who reside in the American Street...

Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) Demonstration Program


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The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS), announces that applications will be accepted for new grants pursuant to the Department of Health and Human...

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Other Asset Formation Opportunities


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The Office of Community Services (OCS) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces that competing applications will be accepted for a grant pursuant to the Secretary’s...

Compassion Capital Fund Targeted Capacity Building Program


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The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS), announces that applications will be accepted for new grants pursuant to the Department of Health and Human...

HUD’s HBCU Grant


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US Department of Housing and Urban Development Historically Black Colleges and Universities Grant The purpose of the HBCU program is to expand their role and effectiveness in addressing community...

Foster’s in the Community


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Foster’s in the Community announces funds to supports projects in three core focus areas: wellness, culture and the environment. Foster’s defines ?wellness? as both physical and mental...

Local Initiative Funding Partners Program (LIFP)


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Local Initiative Funding Partners Program (LIFP) Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is accepting applications to create partnership programs between the RWJF and local grantmakers to fund...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Pt-time Research Assistant, Out-of-School Time Resource Center


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[emailed 3/14/07] The Out-of-School Time Resource Center (OSTRC) seeks a part-time, temporary worker to assist with its research projects and related tasks. Specifically, this individual will help...

Mural Academy Site Manager, Mural Arts Program


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[emailed 3/14/07] Mural Academy Site Manager Job Description Mural Academy is summer mural-making workshop for high school students. During the course of the program students learn about all aspects...

AmeriCorps positions, City Year Greater Philadelphia


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City Year now full time AmeriCorps positions available starting this September. Visit <a href=""></a> for more information on how you or someone you know can take part in this...

Miscellaneous

2007 Wave Week for Teens


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2007 Wave Week Application Arcadia University ? Glenside, PA. ? July 15-20, 2007 Why Wave Week? ? Delegates at Wave Week earn 75 Hours of Community Service just for attending! ? Participation in Wave...

Environmental Nutrition and Activity Community Tool (ENACT) Webforum


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Environmental Nutrition and Activity Community Tool (ENACT) Webforum Wednesday, March 28th, 11:00am-12:30pm PST (2:00pm-3:30pm EST) Prevention Institute will hold our first national online webforum...

Residential Retreat for Activists


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From: "Sue Hutchinson, Common Counsel" <sue@> ATTENTION SOCIAL CHANGE LEADERS APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN TO APPLY TO WINDCALL GULF COAST ORGANIZERS ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY March...

Oxfam America CHANGE Initiative


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Oxfam America is currently accepting applications for their student leadership program the CHANGE Initiative. The CHANGE Initiative aims to develop capable and confident young leaders, who are active...

CBPR: Methods for Working with University IRBs


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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) and the Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care (the Bioethics Center) invite you to participate in upcoming...


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