The week of

August 13, 2007

Other Local Events and Workshops

Delaware Valley Legacy Fund HEROES program

DVLF honors community leaders The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund will sponsor HEROES on Saturday, September 15th at the Triumph Brewery at 117 Chestnut Street from 6-10pm. It?s the group?s annual event...

Children?s Crisis Treatment Center Filial Parenting Program

CCTC offers Parenting Class Children?s Crisis Treatment Center is offering its Filial Parenting Program to parents of children with behavioral challenges aged 3-9. The Filial Parenting Program is a...

Connecting Market East: National Student Design Competition

SAVE THE DATE! November 5, 2007 Join the Ed Bacon Foundation for an Awards Ceremony and Gala Reception honoring the student winners from across North America of Connecting Market East: The Ed Bacon...

Community Technology Training Offered

Community Technology Training Offered This year Hopeworks, in conjunction with Symantec, will again offer a valuable training in technology skills. This hands on workshop is designed for folks and...

Back to School workshop for homeless family providers

?Back to School? workshop for homeless family providers The School District of Philadelphia is providing a workshop for organizations supporting homeless families to help them prepare their children...

Education Recognition and Back Pack Challenge Program

Event recognizes foster youth going to school The Achieving Independence Center (AI Center), which provides services to youth transitioning out of foster care, will host the third annual Education...

Asthma Health Fair

South Philly hosts Asthma Health Fair The Clean Air Council and United Communities Houston Center are co-sponsoring an Asthma Health Fair to educate and promote asthma awareness in South Philadelphia...

New Resources

New Paper: Getting Started: Involving Your Community in Exhibit Development

[posted from Comm-Org] I am very pleased to announce the availability of: Getting Started: Involving Your Community in Exhibit Development by Terri McNichol We often don’t think about how the...

New Edition: The Next Los Angeles: The Struggle for a Livable City

[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Peter Dreier” Friends and Colleagues: We’re pleased to report that the University of California Press has just published this month a second, updated...

Asian-American obesity prevention materials

Some areas of the United States have very diverse populations; sometimes it can be difficult to conduct nutrition education through language barriers. The University of California Berkeley...

Urban Institute Katrina Papers Available

Urban Institute Katrina Papers Available During and after Hurricane Katrina, all income groups and races suffered, but the storm particularly revealed the vulnerability of the poor and the strong...

Book Review: Improving Service-Learning Practice

Education Review is an open access electronic journal publishing reviews of books in education. The Education Review has published more than 1,600 reviews since its inception in 1998. All reviews are...

New Publication: New Education Strategies for the United States and the World

[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Darshana Patel” Just Associates is pleased to announce a new publication. We hope it will be useful for your efforts and welcome any feedback. Forging A...

New Publication: Citizen Engagement and Global Economic Power

[posted from Comm-Org] From: “Darshana Patel” Just Associates is pleased to announce a new publication. We hope it will be useful for your efforts and welcome any feedback. Citizen...

New Edition: Making Waves: Community Development and Food Systems

The summer 2006 edition of “Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine” is all about rebuilding our ailing food system. “Growing Hope” presents...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

IDA Coordinator, Isles

Isles Inc., a CDC working in Trenton, NJ for the past 25 years is seeking an IDA Coordinator to manage our "supercharged savings account" programs for youth and adults. For more information...

Grant Opportunities

Tobacco Policy Change Collaborative for Healthier Communities & States

Robert Wood Foundation ? Tobacco Policy Change Collaborative for Healthier Communities & States Nonprofits and tribal groups will be awarded grants of up to $300,000 in two funding phases ? one...

Public Health Conference Support Program

Centers for Disease Control Public Health Conference Support Program CDC is meeting its overall goal of dissemination and implementation of new cost-effective intervention strategies through...

MS Brighter Tomorrow Grants

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Accepting Applications for MS Brighter Tomorrow Grants Deadline: October 1, 2007 Each year, the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (<a href=""></a>)...

Third Wave Foundation

Third Wave Foundation Offers Funding for Organizations Led by Young Women and Transgender Youth Deadline: November 1, 2007 The Third Wave Foundation (<a href=""></a>) is an...

Second Chance Fund Grant Program for Animal Welfare Agency Members

American Humane Announces Expansion of Second Chance Fund Grant Program for Animal Welfare Agency Members Deadline: Open Through its Second Chance Fund, the American Humane Association (<a...

Native Voices Endowment Offers Funding

Native Voices Endowment Offers Funding for Work on Indigenous Languages of North America Deadline: October 15, 2007 The Native Voices Endowment: A Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Legacy Project has...

Society for the Arts in Healthcare

Society for the Arts in Healthcare Invites Applications for Johnson & Johnson Grants Deadline: September 19, 2007 (Letter of Inquiry) Johnson & Johnson (<a...

Funding for Arts and Advocacy Programs for People With Disabilities

Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation Offers Funding for Arts and Advocacy Programs for People With Disabilities Deadline: September 15, 2007 (Online Application) The Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation...

Research Grants on Foundation Spend-Down

Aspen Institute’s Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program Launches Research Project on Foundation Spend-Down Deadline: August 29, 2007 With funding from the Atlantic Philanthropies, the Aspen...

Soros Justice Fellowships

Open Society Institute Seeks Applications for Soros Justice Fellowships Deadline: October 17, 2007 A program of the Open Society Institute (<a href=""></a>), the Soros Justice...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Chapters: Teaching Tolerance and Valuing Diversity

Call for Chapters Working Title: Teaching Tolerance and Valuing Diversity: Using Service-Learning as a teaching strategy Edited by: Barbara Clinton, , Highline Community College and Margaret...

Invitation to join Growing Food and Justice for All

Growing Food and Justice for All A National Initiative PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR NETWORKS… THIS IS AN OPEN INVITATION! THANKS…. August 6, 2007 You are invited to join a new multicultural...

New Book: Evidence-based Health Promotion

Evidence-based Health Promotion Interest in, and commitment to, an evidence-based approach to clinical and medical practice has grown over the last few years. This has fueled a debate about...

Partnerships Classifieds

Lighthouse seeks Curfew Center volunteers

Lighthouse seeks Curfew Center volunteers Last March, The Lighthouse opened The Lighthouse East Curfew Center, aimed at reducing the incidence of violence in Philadelphia?s eastern North Philadelphia...

Neighborhood Bike Works seeks Board Members

Rewarding Opportunity to Direct Youth-Oriented Non-Profit Neighborhood Bike Works, a non-profit organization that puts under-served inner city youth together with bicycles and bicycle maintenance, is...

Volunteers Needed for National Conference in Philly

The National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) Annual Conference is coming to Valley Forge, PA the week of Sept. 17, 2007. I am on the planning committee and need to register volunteers for...


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