The week of

June 25, 2007

PHENND Events/Activities

Scholars in Service to PA: Campus Applications available


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PHENND is pround to announce the 2007-2008 Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania program. Scholars in Service to PA is an AmeriCorps Education Award Only program. This means that participating students...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service Institute


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We hope you can join us for this half day pre-conference training leading into the National Conference on Volunteering and Service. The description of the Institute is below. For more information,...

National Conference on Volunteering and Service Youth Focus Day


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Come join thousands of leaders who, like you, are committed to volunteering and service! We will have sessions for three days with Tuesday, July 17th being our youth focus day. That means, a day with...

National Service Communicators Institute


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You Are Invited? National Service Communicators Institute You are invited to the first-ever National Service Communicators Institute, a day-long training session on Sunday, July 15 in Philadelphia....

New Resources

New Website: Tax Return Data by Zipcode


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We’ve recently updated our interactive tax return website. The site provides tax return data at the ZIP code-, city-, county-, metro-, and state-level, and now has data available for tax years...

Financing Strategies for Youth Programs


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June Funding Tip The Finance Project is pleased to announce a series of monthly funding tips for youth programs. These tips will cover different approaches to help programs finance and sustain their...

Foundation Center’s PubHub


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The Foundation Center provides access to PubHub, an institutional repository of foundation-funded documents covering the full scope of philanthropic activity in the PubHub includes research...

eNonprofit Benchmarks Study


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M+R Strategic Services and the Advocacy Institute have created the eNonprofit Benchmarks Study. The study provides benchmarks for key online activities including online activism, online fundraising,...

New Paper Published: Children in Vulnerable Families


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A paper published by the Urban Institute “An Overview of Selected Data on Children in Vulnerable Families” The paper presents trends in the number of children in families facing problems...

Research Brief: Prisoners’ Experiences Returning Home


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Cleveland Prisoners’ Experiences Returning Home This research brief presents findings from the Returning Home study in Cleveland, Ohio. The first phase of the Urban Institute’s Ohio study...

New Report on School Safety


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Report on School Safety Indicates Violent Crime Down, But Gangs Up Last week, the Department of Justice and the National Center for Education Statistics released a report on school safety during the...

New Book: Food Fight: Citizens Guide to a Food and Farm Bill


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FOOD FIGHT, The Citizens Guide to a Food and Farm Bill The book addresses the United States Farm Bill — perhaps the single most significant land use legislation enacted in this country, but not...

Fact Sheets on Local Control in Regional Food Systems


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This is an important new resource from Environmental Commons ? a series of educational fact sheets on the importance of local control in supporting healthy regional food systems. Local food is...

Community and Family Engagement: Principals Share What Works


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Community and Family Engagement: Principals Share What Works. It is valuable to afterschool leaders working to build partnerships between school and community. Principals are increasingly turning to...

Report Card on the Well-Being of Children and Youth in Philadelphia


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Report Card on the Well-Being of Children and Youth in Philadelphia If you need a reason to get involved, just read, or read about, this report: “More babies are dying. More teens are getting...

Rationale and Results Framework for Community Schools


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Rationale and Results framework for Community Schools. It lays out the why and how of community schools and articulates seven broad results that community schools seek for students, families and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Proposals for SCALE’s Read. Write. Act. Conference


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The Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education requests workshop and poster session proposals for: SCALE’s Read. Write. Act. Conference October 26-27, 2007 University of North Carolina...

The Community Calls Forth the University


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Have you registered for the 4th Annual University-Community Partnership Conference? Check out the agenda–and then go to to join us for this highly interactive professional development...

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities Conference


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[ed note: PHENND will be presenting at this conference. Please join us!] 13th Annual Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities Conference Community Engagement October 20-23, 2007 Renaissance...

Grant Opportunities

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies Award Nominations


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Nominations Invited for National Assembly of State Arts Agencies Award Nominations Deadline: August 31, 2007 The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (<a href=""></a>) is...

The Big Read


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Institute of Museum and Library Services and National Endowment for the Arts Announce Third Deadline for the Big Read Deadline: July 31, 2007 The Institute of Museum and Library Services (<a...

AARP Legacy Awards for Public High School Community Programs


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AARP to Give Legacy Awards for Public High School Community Programs Deadline: October 1, 2007 AARP (<a href=""></a>) has announced the creation of the Ethel Percy Andrus Legacy...

New Middle and Secondary School Science Educators


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National Science Teachers Association Launches Program for New Middle and Secondary School Science Educators Deadline: September 30, 2007 The National Science Teachers Association (<a...

ConocoPhillips SPIRIT of Conservation Migratory Bird Program


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Applications Invited for ConocoPhillips SPIRIT of Conservation Migratory Bird Program Deadline: September 1, 2007 (Pre-proposals) The ConocoPhillips (<a href=""></a>) SPIRIT of...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars


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Applications Invited for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Deadline: October 12, 2007 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (<a href=""></a>) Health...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Project Coordinator: National Community-Based Research Networking Initiative


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Princeton University is seeking a Project Coordinator for the National Community-Based Research (CBR) Networking Initiative. This administrative position will support a three-year, Learn & Serve...

Service-Learning Intern


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Service-Learning Intern Job Description: The School District of Philadelphia is seeking a college part-time intern to support the Partnerships in Character Education grant. The position involves...

Position Announcement: Director of Advancement, Princeton Project 55


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Position Announcement: Director of Advancement Princeton Project 55 (PP55) is seeking a dynamic individual to manage development and communications for the organization. This position is ideal for...

Miscellaneous

DisabilityInfo.gov webconfreence


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We are pleased to announce June webconference how to use great resources from Date: Thursday, June 28th, from 3 ? 4 pm EST Description: (<a href=""></a>) is an award winning...

Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy


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Grantmakers in Health Invites Nominations for the Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy Deadline: September 12, 2007 Grantmakers in Health annually presents the Terrance Keenan...


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