The week of

July 2, 2007

PHENND Events/Activities

Scholars in Service to PA Leadership Development Institute


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Attention all Community Service and Service Learning Administrators and Faculty! Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania presents… 2007 Annual Summer Institute The Scholars in Service to PA...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Strengthening Service-Learning: Collaboration Strategies for K-12 and Higher Education


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For those in the Philadelphia area and/or attending the National Conference on Volunteering and Service? Please join us for a day long pre-conference training that will bring together practitioners,...

Philadelphia Idealist.org Graduate Degree Fair for the Public Good


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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Tue Sep 18 2007 The Philadelphia Graduate Degree Fair for the Public Good is generously hosted by: The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Please scroll down...

No Child Left Behind: Pushing Students Out of School


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No Child Left Behind: Pushing Students Out of School (with Dolores Huerta & Lennox Hinds, ) Tuesday, July 3 12:00-1:00 Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market St., Salon E-F, Philadelphia, PA Requested...

SBN Seminar: Waste=Food


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SBN Seminar: Waste=Food: July 25th When: Wednesday, July 25th; 6PM-8PM Location: TBA Cost: $15; $10 for non-members RSVP via e-mail to leanne@ SBN presents a seminar on Conservation, Recycling and...

Green Roofs for Watershed Protection


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Green Roofs for Watershed Protection: July 24th When: Tuesday July 24th, 9am-3:30pm Where: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road Philadelphia, PA 19128...

2007 Fair Food Farm Tour Series


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Interested in local food? Love fresh fruit at the height of the season? Need a fun way to get out of Dodge? Then come join the Fair Food family for a day on the farm! 2007 Fair Food Farm Tour Series...

New Resources

New Report: HUD?s Family Self-Sufficiency Program


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Stabilizing and Strengthening HUD?s Family Self-Sufficiency Program HUD?s Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program is a proven approach for helping families in the Housing Choice Voucher program and...

New Report: National Strategy to Cut Poverty in Half


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From Poverty to Prosperity: A National Strategy to Cut Poverty in Half Thirty-seven million Americans live below the official poverty line. Millions more struggle each month to pay for basic...

New Website: Center for Financial Services Innovation


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CFSI Launches New Website Visitors to will note a more robust and easy to navigate site that contains information on research, investment and networking activities relating to CFSI, the financial...

New Report: Community Service Partnerships Between Community Agencies and Catholic Colleges and Universities


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A report has recently been made available which uses geographic information systems (GIS) to explore community partnerships between community service agencies and catholic colleges and universities....

New Website: CareerVoyages.gov


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is a website that enables users to explore career options. Offering information about high-demand, high growth jobs, this website gives the user useful information about what education and training...

New Program: Strong Teens, Strong Neighborhoods


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Strong Teens, Strong Neighborhoods Public/Private Ventures is field-testing a new curriculum – Strong Teens, Strong Neighborhoods – designed to increase reading and writing ability during...

New Report: Bringing Louisiana Renters Home


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Louisiana Rental Housing Crisis Worse than Projected; New PolicyLink Report Shows Only Two in Five Renters Can Return to Affordable Homes Hurricanes Katrina and Rita destroyed more than 200,000 homes...

Service-Learning in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices


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Service-Learning in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices Combining the most current theory and practice in the field of service-learning with many examples from actual campuses, Service-Learning...

Community-Based Research and Higher Education: Principles and Practice


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Community-Based Research and Higher Education: Principles and Practice Community-Based Research and Higher Education is the long-awaited guide to how to incorporate a powerful and promising new form...

Science, Gender and Afrerschool Webcasts Available


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The Educational Equity Center (EEC) and the Center for Youth Development and Policy Research (CYDPR), at the Academy for Educational Development (AED), are pleased to announce two webcasts available...

New Book: Six Arguments for a Greener Diet


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NEW BOOK: Six Arguments for a Greener Diet This is a new book by Michael F. Jacobson, and the Staff of the Center for Science in the Public Interest. For 35 years the nonprofit Center for Science in...

Partnerships Classifieds

UC Green Pruning Club


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UC Green Pruning Club Monday, July 16 6:30 to 8 43rd & Pine Street A Tree Tenders Continuing Education Program Join in a summer-evening outing with the UC Green Pruning Club on Monday, July 16...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2007 Independence Sector Conference


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2007 INDEPENDENT SECTOR CONFERENCE ?OPPORTUNITIES AND RESPONSIBILITY? October 21-23 – Los Angeles, CA Join over 900 leaders from America?s most energized charities, foundations, and corporate...

2007 Campus Kitchens Project Leadership Conference


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2007 Campus Kitchens Project Leadership Conference Urban Hunger. Rural Hunger. One Solution: You! October 18 – 21, 2007 Minneapolis & Mankato, MN Host Sites: Augsburg College (Minneapolis)...

Power of Dialogue


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Power of Dialogue workshop by Public Conversations Project Seattle, Wash. July 26-28, 2007 &catid=51 The Power of Dialogue A Three-Day Workshop Through experiential exercises, an extensive...

Community Building for Change


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Community Building for Change…We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For summer institute by Urban Bush Women Brooklyn, July 27-August 5, 2007 “What worked best for me during the Institute...

Digital Storytelling Intensive for Teachers and Youth Workers


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Digital Storytelling Intensive for Teachers and Youth Workers One way or another, most community cultural projects are rooted in storytelling. Computer multimedia have lowered the threshold for...

2007 National Dropout Prevention Conference


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2007 National Dropout Prevention Conference September 14 – 16, 2007 When it’s all said and done, the one thing we hear over and over from high school dropouts is they regret their choice...

Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop


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The Grant Institute’s Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held in Ann Arbor , Michigan , August 15-17, 2007. Interested development professionals, researchers,...

Grant Opportunities

US Airways Education Foundation


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US AIRWAYS EDUCATION FOUNDATION GRANTS FOR PROGRAMS THAT ADDRESS STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS The US Airways Education Foundation is accepting applications for its 2007 Community Education Grant...

Disney Minnie Grants


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Disney Minnie Grants – 2007 2nd Round (For US and overseas applicants) The Walt Disney Company and Youth Service America are pleased to announce grants of up to $500 to support youth-led...

Funding for Head Start Hispanic/Latino Service Partnerships


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The Office of Head Start (OHS), within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), announces the availability of financial assistance and requests applications for higher education grants...

Make It Your Own Awards


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Do you have big dreams for your community? The Case Foundation is launching a pilot grants program that could turn these dreams into reality. The Make It Your Own Awards, a new initiative from the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Grants Manager, Charles E. Ellis Trust


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The Charles E. Ellis Trust Grants Manager The mission of the Charles E. Ellis Grant and Scholarship Fund is to help Philadelphia resident girls from single parent families graduate high school and...

Administrative Assistant, ACLU of PA


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Position Available: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Eastern Region Office The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU of PA) is the state affiliate of the national American Civil Liberties...

Director of Community Engagement, Campaign for Working Families


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Campaign for Working Families Job Description Director of Community Engagement The Campaign for Working Families seeks practical ways of improving the economic status of the working poor in...

Membership Coordinator, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education


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[posted from SBN Newsletter, 7/1/07] Membership Coordinator, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education The Schuylkill Center is hiring a Membership Coordinator. This individualcoordinates and...

Bilingual Business Specialist, Empowerment Group


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[posted from SBN Network newsletter 7/1/07] Bilingual Business Specialist The Philadelphia Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) at Empowerment Group is seeking qualified individuals for two full-time staff...

Miscellaneous

National Learn and Serve Challenge


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JOIN THE NATIONAL LEARN & SERVE CHALLENGE: BE A SOLUTION Join others from around the country in a week-long series of events, September 17-23, designed to raise awareness and public support for...

Webcast: Kids and Healthy Homes – Making the Connection


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Please join us for the third in the Distinguished Speaker Webcast Series to celebrate ten years of children’s environmental health protection! What: Webcast: "Kids and Healthy Homes...


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