The week of

May 21, 2007

PHENND Events/Activities

AmeriCorps*VISTA, PHENND


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The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) seeks an AmeriCorps*VISTA to organize, implement, and sustain the Senior Projects iniative. The Senior Projects...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Health Fair in Delaware County


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PathWaysPA is hosting a Health Fair on Saturday, June 2, 2007! Come out and enjoy: ? Live food demonstrations ? Free food samples ? Blood pressure screenings ? Information and FREE food stamp...

Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition Fundraiser


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PICC’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser, honoring Dr. Walter Tsou 5:30-7:30 Conversation Hall, City Hall, Broad & Market Sts., Philadelphia, PA Tickets are $75 per person For info, email...

Sixteenth Anniversary for Youth United for Change


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Sixteenth Anniversary for Youth United for Change 6:00-9:00 p.m. Concilio, 705-09 N. Franklin St., Philadelphia, PA For info, email helen@yucyouth.org

Earth Fair in New Jersey


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Earth Fair 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Smithville Park, Smithville Rd., Eastampton, NJ For info, email carolyngithens@yahoo.com.

Talk: Transportation Funding Goes Critical


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“Funding Our Future” Save the Date Thursday, June 21, 5-7 PM at the Downtown Club, Philadelphia Transportation Funding Goes Critical – both for Pennsylvania and the Nation Keynote...

Conversation About Women’s Health and Aging


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On the morning of June 20th, Drexel?s Institute of Women?s Health and Leadership will be sponsoring a ?Conversation About Women?s Health and Aging? at the Philadelphia Senior Center. Please circulate...

50+: Igniting a Revolution to Reinvent America


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I am pleased to invite you to a very special Boomervision!? session: Wednesday, May 30 at 5PM at the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia: 50+: Igniting a Revolution to...

After School Provider Resource Fair


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After School Provider Resource Fair If your organization operates an after school program, you’ve probably discovered that your studens would love more arts, sports, dancing and science. But...

Housing How-To’s: How Homeless Provider Agencies Can Become Affordable Housing Developers


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Helping homeless providers develop affordable housing The Blueprint to End Homelessness of the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition will sponsor the eighth in its Public Private Task Force...

Philadelphia Gas Works Community Advisory Council


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PGW Community Advisory Council meets The Quarterly Meeting of the Philadelphia Gas Works Community Advisory Council will offer the opportunity to meet with PGW’s senior management on Wednesday,...

Annual Nonprofit Strategies Forum


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Annual Nonprofit Strategies Forum Each June, the LaSalle Nonprofit Center presents a full-day Nonprofit Strategies conference for an in-depth look at a major area of interest in the nonprofit world....

PA Association for College Admissions Counseling Annual Conference


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PACAC CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS NEXT WEEK! Now is the time to register for our annual conference: June 24-26, 2007! The conference will be held at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort. As an...

New Resources

New Guide: Identifying Common Household Insects in Pennsylvania


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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Think you have a pest infestation, but don’t know what they are? A newly revised free publication from the Pennsylvania IPM program can help. Identifying Common...

SPRING – Service Learning Network


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The SPRING service-learning network is a newly established higher education network formed to promote service-learning in the Southwestern Pennsylvania region. Our current members include Duquesne...

New Study Finds AmeriCorps Benefits Those Who Serve


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New Study Finds AmeriCorps Benefits Those Who Serve By Creating Skilled, Dedicated Civic Leaders AmeriCorps Alums More Likely to Volunteer and Go Into Public Service Careers WASHINGTON , DC ? As...

New Report: Higher Education: Civic Mission, Civic Effects


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Higher Education: Civic Mission, Civic Effects The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and CIRCLE jointly released “Higher Education: Civic Mission, Civic Effects” a...

New Science Curriculum Supplements for Middle School Teachers


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NIH Releases Three Free Curriculum Supplements for Middle School Teachers as Part of Acclaimed Series The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is releasing its latest installments in a popular series...

New Book: Policy Analysis for Practice


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Policy Analysis for Practice This book by Paul Spicker introduces students and practitioners to the concepts, methods and techniques required to undertake the analysis and review of policy and its...

New Report: US and UK Efforts to Tackle Disparities in Healthcare


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Evidence into Policy and Practice? Measuring the Progress of and Policies to Tackle Disparities and Inequalities in Health and Health Care The range of tools used to measure progress toward...

Free Discussion Guides: Democracy’s Challenge: Reclaiming the Public’s Role


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Free Discussion Guides Democracy?s Challenge: Reclaiming the Public?s Role The Democracy’s Challenge forums encourage citizens to think about what they can do to strengthen the relationship...

Partnerships Classifieds

Youth Conference Seeks Volunteers


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EPI Youth Conference Seeks Volunteers The Employer-Paid Internships (EPI) Youth Conference is a kick-off training event for WorkReady Philadelphia’s Employer-Paid Internship summer program. The...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Service-Learning Symposium


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3rd Annual Service-Learning Symposium: From Making Connections to Making Commitments: Improving Pedagogy, Engaging Students, and Building Communities June 14, 2007 Cullowhee, NC Topics Include:...

Service Learning Institutionalization for Community Colleges


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Symposium on Service Learning Institutionalization for Community College/Two Year Private Academic Deans, Chairs, Department Heads June 7, 2007 Nashua, New Hampshire Only $ per team *The North East...

Multiple Cultures, Multiple Voices: Effectively Educating All Children


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This three-day conference will offer research-based tools, strategies and resources to strengthen the education of English Language Learners through cross-system programs, services and partnerships....

Summer Seminars 2007 for Afterschool Program Professionals


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National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) seminars will be held at the John Hancock Conference Center in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit Seminar offerings: A. Intensive Seminar...

Underbanked Financial Services Forum


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This year’s 2nd Annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum has a great reputation and we are honoring it! We have lined up the most dynamic expert speaker faculty that will equip you with the...

Grant Opportunities

HIV/AIDS Prevention Education with Women Across the Lifespan Pilot Program


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2007 Intergenerational Approaches to HIV/AIDS Prevention Education with Women Across the Lifespan Pilot Program: :funds to develop crossgenerational HIV/AIDS prevention education approaches specific...

Domestic Violence/Runaway and Homeless Youth Collaboration on the Prevention of Adolescent Dating Violence


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Funds to design and develop collaborative services to address the intersection of services for youth by the domestic violence and runaway and homeless youth communities. For more information: <a...

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) Program


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Funds to help low-income individuals achieve economic self-sufficiency through assisting participants in overcoming the identified personal and systemic barriers to employment, job retention and...

Mentoring Children of Prisoners – Vouchers


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Funds for a cooperative agreement with the Administration for Children and Families to ensure the national distribution of mentoring service vouchers to families and caregivers of children whose...

Ongoing Data Collection Funds


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Funds to collect, analyze, and report on data to describe services and support for persons with developmental disabilities. For more information: <a...

Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance


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Funds to enhance the programmatic and administrative capacities of public and private agencies providing services to the runaway and homeless youth populations. For more information: <a...

Title III Capacity Development


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Funds to support organizations in their efforts to strengthen their organizational infrastructure and enhance their capacity to develop, enhance or expand high quality HIV primary health care...

Youthful Offender Registered Apprenticeship, Alternative Education, and Project Expansion


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Funds to support 1) registered apprenticeship (to increase the placement of young adults being eleased from the criminal justice system in registered apprenticeship); (2) alternative educational...

YouthBuild


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Funds to provide disadvantaged youth with education and employment skills necessary to achieve economic self-sufficiency in occupations in high demand and postsecondary education and training...

Nature of Learning


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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation gives grants to organizations to start or expand Nature of Learning programs in their communities. Grants support start-up expenses associated with new...

Grants for Programs that support or provide job skills


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The Staples Foundation for Learning provides funding to programs that support or provide job skills and/or education for all people, with an emphasis on disadvantaged youth. Deadline for application...

National Farm to School Network


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The National Farm to School Network is seeking applications for Regional Lead Agencies (RLA) in eight regions of the country. The RLA will serve as liaison for the National Farm to School Network in...

Food Securityt Learning Center


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The Food Security Learning Center <a href=""></a> The Food Security Learning Center should be designed to create and maintain a national, web-based clearinghouse of information...

HIV Prevention, Children’s Health grants


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City Health Dept. offers HIV Prevention, Children’s Health grants The Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health has issued two Requests for Proposals offering several million dollars in support of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

VISTA Position: Pathways PA


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PathWaysPA is currently recruiting for an Americorps* VISTA to work in our self-sufficiency department. The Self-Sufficiency Department projects focus on increasing financial literacy, providing...

Executive Director, Starfinder Foundation


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Executive Director Starfinder Foundation Philadelphia, PA THE ORGANIZATION: The Starfinder Foundation is a dynamic youth development organization that uses soccer instruction as a vehicle for...

Miscellaneous

Online Session: Diversity and Equity in Service-Learning


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The fifth online ?Sage Session? of the Service-Learning Young Professionals Network (SLYPN) will be May 23 at 2 PM EST. Wokie Weah, Vice President of the National Youth Leadership Council, will share...

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low Income Women


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Subject: Mink Foundation – Education Support Awards 2007 PLEASE FORWARD!! The Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation for Low Income Women and Children is accepting applications for Education...


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