The week of

April 16, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

National Youth Service Day Kick Off: Operation PEACE


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As part of National Youth Service Day, on April 20 2007, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School in conjunction with Nicetown Community Development Corporation and The Artists United will be producing...

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Women?s Build Benefit


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Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia | Women?s Build Benefit Friday, April 27th, 6:30 to 9 pm, Free Library of Philadelphia, $35 admission. For more info, please contact: womensbuild@ or 215-765-6000,...

Nonprofit Financial Health: Cost Allocation Systems


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Nonprofit Finance Fund | Nonprofit Financial Health: Cost Allocation Systems Tuesday, May 8th, 9 am to 12:30 pm, Temple University, Center City, 1515 Market Street, $60 per person The cost of...

Design Advocacy Group


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Design Advocacy Group|1st Thursdays 1st Thursdays, May 3, 8 ? 9:30 am, Temple Center City, 1515 Market St., Rm 308, dagwebmaster@ Join DAG to promote design quality in architecture and urban design....

Philadelphia Entrepreneurship Week


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Philadelphia Entrepreneurship Week April 23-28 The Empowerment Group has announced 9 events in 6 days in April in support of local entrepreneurship. From April 23-28th people throughout the city will...

Opening: Badge of Honor: breaking the prison cycle


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Badge of Honor: breaking the prison cycle Temple University?s Tyler Community Arts Partnership Program in collaboration with Centro Pedro Claver, The Lighthouse and Las Gallas Artists Collective...

For the Love of Black Children: A Community Dialogue


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For the love of black children The University of Pennsylvania African American Resource Center & Black Men at Penn School of Social Work, Inc. present For the Love of Black Children: A Community...

GreenFest Philly 2007


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GreenFest Philly 2007 Its Official – the Permits are in. The GreenFest Philly 2007 will be taking place on South St from 11th st to 7th st. We are just about to rollout the webpage and the...

Performance: Journey of a Gun


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Performance “Journey of a Gun” Tuesday, April 24 4:30 p.m. John E. Allen Jr. Theatre @ New Freedom Theatre, 1346 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA For info, email tpage@freedomtheatre.org.

Workers’ Memorial Day Memorial Service


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Workers’ Memorial Day Memorial Service with Keynote Speaker Richard Trumka Friday, April 27 8:30-11:30 Sheet Metal Workers’ Hall, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA $45 per person...

Select Greater Philadelphia: A Progress Report


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“Select Greater Philadelphia: A Progress Report” with Thomas Morr Friday, April 27 noon Racquet Club of Philadelphia, 215 South 16th St., Philadelphia, PA Sponsored by Philadelphia...

Hopeworks ‘N Camden Youth Film Festival


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Hopeworks ‘N Camden presents Our First Film Festival Featuring films by Hopeworks youth: Daniel Castelan – Ashley Garibay Dennis Thomas – Yvette Reyes Angel Rodriguez – Manuel...

Business Skills Training and Consulting Services


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Attention Entrepreneurs! The North Philadelphia Financial Partnership Entrepreneur Institute Offers Business Skills Training and Consulting Services Spring Semester — Business Skills Training...

4th Annual Black Male Development Symposium


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CONFERENCE VISION AND MISSION The 4th Annual Black Male Development Symposium will be held at Arcadia University, Saturday, May 12, 2007. The title of this year?s Symposium; A New Vision FORWARD? As...

Center on Ethnic & Minority Aging Annual Conference


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SAVE THE DATE!!!! CENTER ON ETHNIC & MINORITY AGING, INC. ?Celebrate The Power Of Diversity? 12th Annual Enrichment Conference Focus Areas: Administration/Policy; Clinical Practice; Personal...

Push and Pull: Free Trade and the Immigration Debate


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Push and Pull: Free Trade and the Immigration Debate Monday, 5:30 pm, April 30th Friends Center, Rufus Jones Room 1501 Cherry St., Philadelphia The dramatic debate over immigration that played out in...

New Resources

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month


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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month The Dept. of Health and Human Services has created this resource packet to support a wide range of service providers who work with parents, other caregivers,...

Disaster Response Booklet for Businesses


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Business Roundtable publishes disaster booklet The Business Roundtable has published a booklet outlining steps businesses and organizations should take to prepare for an emergency or a disaster in...

New Website: Financial Education


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State opens financial education website The Pennsylvania Office for Financial Education has set up a website to help residents find resources to help them understand financial issues and connect to...

New Website: International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership


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NEW WEB SITE LAUNCHED BY THE INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR SERVICE-LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP The International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership (IPSL) has just launched a redesigned web...

New Report: Where We Teach


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?WHERE WE TEACH? REPORT RELEASED BY NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION The National School Boards Association?s Council of Urban Boards of Education has released findings of a major research study,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Tree Planting: Tacony


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TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting Saturday, April 21, 9 am ? l pm Meeting location: 6900 block of Keystone Street, Longshore and Keystone Streets Local tree tenders, neighbors and other...

TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting: West Philly


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TreeVitalize Neighborhood Tree Planting Saturday, April 21, 10 am ? l pm Meeting location: Meet at 4100 Market St in Elwyn parking lot; one block west of Market El 40th St. stop UC Green volunteers...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Workshops: Building Prosperity for Working Families


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The National Community Tax Coalition, a project of the Center for Economic Progress (Center), announces a Call for Workshop Presentations for its 6th Biennial Conference ?Building Prosperity for...

Social Welfare Action Alliance National Conference


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From: Russell Henderson Social Welfare Action Alliance () (Formerly Bertha Capen Reynolds Society) CALL FOR CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION 2007 National Meeting and Conference Thursday June 14 –...

Summer Institute on Service-Learning


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Don’t miss this nationally acclaimed event! ? Limited openings remain Community Works Summer Institute on Service-Learning ?July 24-28, 2007 at Shelburne Farms, Vermont Join with educators from...

Call for Articles: Information for Action?A Journal on Service-Learning Research with Children and Youth


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The National Service-Learning Partnership, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota and Learn and Serve America’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse, is happy to announce the...

Grant Opportunities

Cooperative Education and Internship Association


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The Cooperative Education and Internship Association has established grant funds of $6,000 to support (a) research that documents the benefits and outcomes of participating in cooperative education...

Mentoring Children of Prisoners


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<a href=""></a> Funding Opportunity: Mentoring Children of Prisoners Due Date for Applications: 06/04/2007 Executive Summary: The Administration for Children and Families’...

Active Living Research


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announces funds to stimulate and support research to increase the understanding of how environments and policies affect children’s physical activity in community...

HP Microenterprise Development Program


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HP Invent announces funds to provide technology access for low-income entrepreneurs and on training microentrepreneurs in the use of technology to build and grow their businesses. In 2007, HP will...

Target Stores Grants


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Target supports programs that impact any of the following areas: arts programs that bring the arts to schools or make it affordable for families to participate in cultural experiences; early...

Drug Free Communities Support Mentoring Program


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Drug Free Communities Support Mentoring Program: funds to support the development and/or expansion of new community coalitions (mentees) that are focused on strengthening communities and reducing...

Services in Supportive Housing Program


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Services in Supportive Housing Program: funds to help end chronic homelessness for individuals and families experiencing chronic homelessness in coordination with existing permanent supportive...

Economic Development Assistance Programs


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The Department of Commerce announces funds to promote comprehensive, entrepreneurial, and innovation-based economic development efforts to enhance the competitiveness of regions, resulting in...

Recreational Programs


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The purpose of the Recreational Programs is to provide individuals with disabilities with recreational activities and related experiences to aid in their employment, mobility, socialization,...

Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards


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APPLY FOR THE HARRY CHAPIN SELF RELIANCE AWARD: DEADLINE JUNE 15 World Hunger Year (WHY) is happy to announce the release of the 2007 Harry Chapin Self Reliance Award applications. The Harry Chapin...

Seniors and Youth Engaged in Service (SaYES) Grants


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The State Education Agency K-12 Service-Learning Network (SEANet) at the Academy for Educational Development and the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL) are pleased to announce the...

Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Grant Program


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The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) grant competition supports efforts by LEAs to improve and strengthen their school emergency management plans, including training school...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

UC Green’s Green Corps Program


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UC Green is seeking hard-working individuals looking for a rewarding outdoors job caring for the young trees of our urban forest. Application form and program overview available for download. <a...

VISTA: Student Internship and Service Learning Coordinator


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VISTA Position covering 2007-208 school year. Title: Student Internship and Service Learning Coordinator. Site: Science Leadership Academy, a new progressive project-based high school in Philadelphia...

Intern, Delaware Valley Earth Force


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Delaware Valley Earth Force is looking for a creative, self motivated intern to design the layout for our 2006-2007 Yearbook. Earth Force is a national non-profit organization that engages young...

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Chestnut Hill College


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Position: Pennsylvania Campus Compact- AmeriCorps*VISTA Reports to: Manager of Experiential Education Purpose: The AmeriCorps*VISTA volunteer will be responsible for continual development,...

VISTA, St. Joseph’s University


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Pennsylvania Campus Compact AmeriCorpsVISTA Position Description Saint Joseph?s University?s Faith-Justice Institute (FJI) is seeking a full-time AmeriCorpsVISTA member to coordinate programmatic...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Fellowship Program


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Big Brothers Big Sisters Fellowship Program Application deadline extended to April 30th! For an application or more information email: BBBSFellowship@ Overview: The Big Brothers Big Sisters...

Miscellaneous

Animal Art Adventure Camp


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Below is the link to the information available about the Animal Art Adventure Camp, which is a partnership between the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and the University City...

Gateway to College Program


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Gateway to College Program The Gateway to College Program at Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) serves at-risk youth, 16 to 20 years old, who have dropped out of school. The program gives...

Service-Learning Course at Temple


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Education 5515 (554) Service-Learning M W 5:00PM to 7:55PM Summer Session #1 In this graduate level course, students will actively explore and research the essential elements of service learning...


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