The week of

April 9, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

PennFuture’s 2007 Annual Clean Energy Conference


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Join the state’s top policy makers, the nation’s top renewable energy developers and the world’s top manufacturers at PennFuture’s 2007 Annual Clean Energy Conference To...

Greater Philadelphia Regional Afterschool Summit


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The Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool / Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) invites you to join in on a unique discussion about learning opportunities for youth. Come share your experiences and learn...

A Conversation about Women?s Health


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In honor of Mother?s Day Drexel University College of Medicine?s Institute for Women?s Health and Leadership and Project Invite You to a Conversation about Women?s Health Wednesday, May 9, 2007 5:00...

Black Radical Organizations 1960-1975


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News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PCIAS Announces Year-long Series of Black Public Issues Forums Dr. Muhammad Ahmad (Max Sanford) talks about his book: We Will Return in the Whirlwind: Black Radical...

Tree Tenders in Montgomery County


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Tree Tenders in Montgomery County Tuesdays, April 17, 24 & May 1, 6 ? 9 pm Temple University, Bright Hall Lounge 580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler, PA 19002 For more information about this free,...

Garden Tenders Basic Training


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Interested in starting a community garden in Philadelphia? This is the class for you. To register, please visit Garden Tenders Basic Training 4 Wednesdays, beginning April 18 The Pennsylvania...

Wetlands Workshops for Teachers


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Join Environmental Concern for these exciting hands-on workshops! Act 48 credits available for all three workshops. WOW! The Wonders of Wetland for Early Childcare Providers This workshop will...

Baby Mama Drama


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The previous attraction for appearances by major artists seen on HBO, , Black Family Channel, NBC, “E” Entertainment, CBS, The Fox Network and UPN Returning to Philadelphia for One Night...

Vote for Homes! Candidates Forum


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Vote for Homes! Candidates Forum Thursday, April 26 6:30-8:00 pm Arch Street United Methodist Church – Broad & Arch Streets Come hear what the people who would be Mayor have to say about...

Human Ecology and the Urban Environment


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Philadelphia Urban Sustainability Forum ()? April 19, 2007 ? ?Human Ecology and the Urban Environment? ? How do we make sense of all that babble on health information you hear on the morning news...

Book Prize for the Motherhood Manifesto


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America Lags Behind in Family Friendly Policies Ernesta D. Ballard Book Prize Event: April 12, 2007 Please join us on April 12 as we award the Ernestra Drinker Ballard Book Prize to the authors of...

Women’s Way 30th Annual Event


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WOMEN?S WAY Announces the 30th Annual Event On May 3, 2007 at the Sheraton City Center Hotel from 5:00 ? 8:30 pm WOMEN’S WAY will present the 30th Annual Event. The Leadership Award will be...

Philadelphia Sewing Collective Annual Fabric Swap Meet


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What: Philadelphia Sewing Collective?s 2nd Annual Fabric Swap Meet When: Sunday, April 15th 12:00 to 4:00 PM Where: Old Pine Community Center 401 Lombard Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 Event...

Film Screening & Discussion on Housing, Displacement, and Homelessness


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Film Screening & Discussion on Housing, Displacement, and Homelessness Presented in partnership with Community Leadership Institute, Anti Displacement Solidarity Committee, Neighbors Allied for...

Summer Service Learning Institute


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Summer Service Learning Institute Several community and national organizations are sponsoring the Summer Service Learning Institute in Philadelphia July 10 & 11. This interactive institute is...

Bill McKibben, Step it Up Organizer, at Penn Law


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Bill McKibben, best-selling author, environmentalist, and organizer of StepItUp 2007, will speak in Philadelphia on Wednesday, April 11th, three days before the National Day of Climate Action. He...

New Resources

New CBO Service-Learning listserv


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Learn and Serve America’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse has added a CBO-SL listserv. This listserv provides a forum for the discussion of issues concerning Community-Based...

Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care Project


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National League of Cities’ Institute on Youth, Education and Family Launches Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care Project With support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the YEF Institute is...

2006 Value of Volunteer Time


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The 2006 Value of Volunteer Time has just been released by Independent Sector. The estimated dollar value of volunteer time is $ per hour. For more information click or paste this link: Notes: The...

Partnerships Classifieds

23rd Annual Cobbs Creek Watershed CleanUp


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SAVE THE DATE 23rd Annual Watershed CleanUp Yeadon, PA (along historic Cobbs Creek) Saturday, 28 April 9am ? 2pm Join Vanessa Bullock ~ 484-410-4831 and Andrew Brazington ~ 610-622-2849 and clean it...

TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting – West Philly


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TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting Saturday, April 14, 10 am ? l pm Meeting location: Meet at Malcolm X Park, on Larchwood Ave. between S. 51st & 52nd Sts. (just south of Pine St.) UC...

TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting – Oak Lane


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TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting Saturday, April 14, 8:45 am ? l pm; Rain Date, 1 pm, Sunday, April 15 Meeting location: 6605 Lawnton Avenue, 19126, between 10th and 11th Streets Oak Lane Tree...

Volunteer for the Youth Commissioner Campaign


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I hope you are doing well. I am writing to you regarding a recent charter amendment that will be voted on in the Mayoral Election for the City of Philadelphia on Tuesday, May 15th. This charter...

Service Providers Needed for Teen Summit


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In my efforts to increase civic engagement and healthy communication among youth, I will be holding a Teen Summit on Saturday, April 21, 2007, 9 ? 3:30 , at Walk Auditorium, Ritter Hall, Temple...

Walk Against Hunger


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Remember the Walk Against Hunger this coming Saturday, April 14th. Gather before the kick-off at 9:30 at Eakins Oval in front of the Art Museum. Walk proceeds 3 miles down and back the MLK Drive....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Organizing a local foods cooperative


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Organizing a local foods cooperative: the Oklahoma Food Coop experience The early registration deadline for the Oklahoma City “how to organize a local foods cooperative” workshop, to be...

EITC and Beyond Summit


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EITC and Beyond Summit to Help Municipal and United Way Leaders Promote Residents? Financial Stability ? July 11-13 Local elected officials, senior municipal staff, and local United Way leaders are...

Summer Institute on Service-Learning


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We invite you to join us June 18-21, 2007, for a lively, engaging, and informative institute on service-learning! Registration is now open for the 2007 Summer Institute on Service-Learning at Clemson...

Summer Institute on Community


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The Second Arizona State University Summer Institute on Community is taking place on June 1-2 in Mesa, AZ. The topic for the 2007 Institute is “Community and Education.” The objective of...

Call for Emerging Scholars in K-12 Service-Learning


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CALL FOR EMERGING SCHOLARS IN K-12 SERVICE-LEARNING In an effort to expand the body of research on K-12 service-learning and to enhance its dissemination and use, Brandeis University’s Center...

Symposium on Service-Learning for Health


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The Minnesota organizations listed below invite you to a one-day symposium in service-learning, May 17 in Rochester MN. Please see below for more details. The deadline to register is May 11....

Alternative Break Citizenship Schools (ABCS)


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There has been a fair amount of interest on this listserv about alternative breaks, which we are thrilled to see. We?ve long been convinced that break programs are great models for student-led...

Grant Opportunities

William T. Grant Foundation’s Early Career Scholars Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] William T. Grant Foundation Invites Applications for Early Career Scholars Program Deadline: July 11, 2007 The William T. Grant Foundation (<a...

World of Children Awards Program


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[posted from RFP Bulletin] World of Children Awards Program Announces Global Call for Nominations Deadline: May 4, 2007 The World of Children Awards were established to honor individuals or a group...

Reengaging Disconnected Youth


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Apply for New Technical Assistance Project on Reengaging Disconnected Youth Cities are encouraged to apply for a new technical assistance project sponsored by the YEF Institute on Municipal...

Bollinger Foundation for Scholarships to Families of Public Housing Workers


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Bollinger Foundation Seeks Nominations for Scholarship Grants The Bollinger Foundation, a unique foundation created to provide financial assistance to families of economic development, community...

Kodak American Greenways Awards Program


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The Kodak American Greenways Awards Program, a partnership project of the Eastman Kodak Company, The Conservation Fund, and the National Geographic Society, provides small grants to stimulate the...

Nathan Cummings Foundation?s Environment Program


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The New York City-based Nathan Cummings Foundation?s Environment Program seeks to address the root causes of environmental degradation. While measures such as the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act,...

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation


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The Wells Fargo Housing Foundation is committed to increasing low- to moderate-income homeownership through the development of affordable housing. Through the Homeownership Grant Program, the...

Kresge Foundation’s Capital Challenge Campaign


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The Kresge Foundation’s mission is to strengthen organizations that advance the well-being of humanity. The Foundation concentrates its programming on capital campaigns as a key opportunity for...

A.L. Mailman Family Foundation


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The Mailman Family Foundation announces funds to promote the building of sustainable systems that provide access to high quality early learning experiences for all children. The Foundation’s...

MAC AIDS Fund


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The M?A?C AIDS Fund supports organizations that provide basic needs, direct services, education, awareness, and prevention programs to men, women, and children affected by HIV/AIDS. The Fund gives...

Innovating Worthy Projects Foundation


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Innovating Worthy Projects Foundation provides financial grants for structuring, developing or modifying special-needs children’s programs. Grant requests over $5,000 are accepted from January...

Basic Center Program for Runaway and Homeless Youth


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The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is accepting applications for the Basic Center Program (BCP), which is authorized by the Runaway, Homeless, and Missing Children Protection Act of 2003 to...

Building Capacity to Address Environmental Health Issues During Pregnancy


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Building Capacity to Address Environmental Health Issues During Pregnancy EPA is soliciting proposals from organizations to fund building capacity to address environmental health issues during the...

Oral Health Promotion Research across the Lifespan


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The Department of Health and Human Services is accepting applications for its Oral Health Promotion Research Across the Lifespan program. The purpose of this program is to encourage the development,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Keep PA Beautiful Environmental Internship Program


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Keep PA Beautiful, in partnership with Philly Green, Philly Mural Arts, and the PA Downtown Center supports a summer internship program for talented college students with a desire to be apart of...

Health Care Organizer, Philadelphia Unemployment Project


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[emailed 4/3/07] The Philadelphia Unemployment Project is hiring an organizer to work on a campaign to increase the access to health care for the uninsured. A job description can be found on the...

Miscellaneous

Audioconference to Focus on School Readiness


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Audioconference to Focus on School Readiness ? April 19 Municipal strategies to promote school readiness will be the topic of a free, hour-long audioconference on Thurs., April 19, at 4:00 Eastern...

New Organizing Institute Summer Campaign Boot Camp


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Apply for New Organizing Institute Summer Campaign Boot Camp Graduating this spring? Want to work in progressive politics? Hoping to get on a 2008 campaign? The NOI’s Summer Campaign Boot Camp...

Philadelphia YMCA Summer Camps


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The Philadelphia YMCA and Vicinity offers day camp opportunities throughout the area including Abington Ambler Hatboro West Philadelphia North East Philadelphia Roxborough South Philadelphia...

Student Design Competition


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The Ed Bacon Foundation Announces the Launch of Its SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION: CONNECTING MARKET EAST – Entrants are challenged to create design solutions for one of...


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