The week of

September 17, 2007

PHENND Events/Activities

Quarterly PHENND Meeting

Quarterly PHENND Meeting Focus on Building Capacity for Partnership: On Campus and In the Community Tuesday, September 25 9:00AM – 12:00 PM Chestnut Hill College New Hall Lounge, New Hall 9601...

Student Service Leaders Conference

Save the Date! STUDENT SERVICE LEADERS CONFERENCE November 10, 2007 at Temple University’s Student Activities Center 13th St & Montgomery Ave. OVERVIEW Campus Philly and PHENND will be...

Regional Delaware Valley Earned Income Tax Credit Conference

Save the date! for the first annual Regional Delaware Valley Earned Income Tax Credit Conference Thursday, November 8, 2007 at United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania 7 Ben Franklin Parkway...

20th Anniversary PHENND Conference

Save the Date for the 20th Anniversary PHENND Conference The Power of Place: Regional Higher Education Networks for Community Transformation Thursday, February 28 and Friday, February 29, 2008 at the...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Health Fair in Southwest Philly

[ed note: this was incorrectly listed in last week’s update as a Delaware County event.] PathWaysPA and Island Avenue Shoprite invite you to join us at our…. Health Fair Saturday,...

Info Session for Temple Youth VOICES Project

Temple Youth VOICES Project Information Session for 2007-2008 Season will take place on Thursday, September 20th from 4:00 to 6:30 Kiva Auditorium, Ritter Hall at 13th and Montgomery Streets,...

Conference on the Underbanked

Join CFSI and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia for a Conference on the Underbanked We invite you to register for an upcoming conference entitled Innovative Financial Tools for Serving the...

Sustainable Waste Management Seminar and Tour

Do you ever wonder what happens to your paper once it goes in the recycling bin? Who picks it up, where does it go and how does it get made into a new paper product? Join the Sustainable Business...

Expanding Food Access: A Fresh Food Agenda for Philadelphia

Expanding Food Access: A Fresh Food Agenda for Philadelphia Friday, October 5th 12:30 ? 4:00 Houston Hall, University of Pennsylvania 3417 Spruce Street Through this half-day event, we will begin to...

Community Giving Day for Urban Nutrition

This Wednesday September 19, Whole Foods on 20th and Callowhill Streets is hosting a Community Giving Day to benefit the Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI), a community outreach program of the...

New Resources

Shapers of the New City: Cultural Institutions and Universities

Shapers of the New City: Cultural Institutions and Universities ? The Spring 2006 Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences includes an article entitled, ?Shapers of the New City:...

New Book: Service-Learning: A Movement’s Pioneers Reflect on Its Origins, Practice, and Future

Service-Learning: A Movement’s Pioneers Reflect on Its Origins, Practice, and Future In this fascinating collection of stories, leaders in service-learning describe their early efforts to...

New BooK: Consensus Organizing

[posted from Comm-org] From: Mike Eichler Mike Eichler’s new book on consensus organizing will be available through Sage Publications (). Entitled Consensus Organizing:Building Communities of...

New Book: A Country that Works

In 2006, the average American household is carrying significant debt, has little or no money to save for retirement, and may or may not have health insurance. A staggering number of Americans are...

Miscellaneous

2008 Pennsylvania Political Leaders Fellowship

2008 PA Political Leaders Fellowship: DEADLINE SEPT 28th 2008 Pennsylvania Political Leaders Fellowship 9 Months of Comprehensive Leadership Development To build a pipeline of talented, visionary...

Webinar: Whole Year Learning and Wellness

News From the Field: Upcoming Webinar Please join the next Action Dialogue online web seminar on September 18, 2007 from 12:00 PM-1:30 PM when the topic will be "Whole Year Learning and...

Creating Dedicated Local and State Revenue Sources for Youth Programs

The Finance Project?s Youth Programs Resource Center is now featuring a new web-based format for the audio conference series. Web Conference Registration for Creating Dedicated Local and State...

Earned Income Tax Credit Conference Call

AFI Earned Income Tax Credit Conference Call In the , it is estimated that although percent of the population live below the federal poverty level, percent of all households are asset poor ?...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Part-Time Outreach Assistant, Bread & Roses Community Fund

[emailed 9/13/07] Bread & Roses Community Fund Part-Time Outreach Assistant Bread & Roses Community Fund seeks a part-time Outreach Assistant for the fall from mid-September to mid-January to...

Art Instructor, Mural Corps, Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

[emailed 9/13/07] Title: Art Instructor Program: Mural Corps Category: Art, Education, Administrative Description: Mural Arts Program?s Mural Corps is an after school art education program that...

Utility Person, Salvation Army

[emailed 9/2/07] The Salvation Army Learning Zone has an opening for a utility person whose responsibilities are to set up a classroom, vacuum rugs, cleans floors, etc. The hours are flexible, and...

Community Service Coordinator, La Salle University

Employment Opportunity – Community Service Associate/Community Service Coordinator University Ministry and Service, a unit of the Division of Student Affairs, currently has a position for...

Program Coordinator, Kensington South Neighborhood Advisory Council

The Kensington South Neighborhood Advisory Council is seeking a Program Coordinator to assist with the administration of a neighborhood government program, to organize files and communications, to...

Grant Opportunities

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Applications Invited for Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Deadline: November 1, 2007 The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans (<a...

Book Grants for Nonfiction Books

Heinemann-Raintree Publishers Announce Book Grants Deadline: October 1, 2007 Educational publisher Heinemann-Raintree (<a href=""></a>) has announced the launch of a new grant...

Grants for Measurement of Equity and Patient-Centered Care

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Seeks Proposals to Advance Measurement of Equity and Patient-Centered Care Deadline: September 25, 2007 (Brief Proposals) The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (<a...

AAUW’s Community Action Grants

American Association of University Women Accepting Applications for Community Action Grants Deadline: January 15, 2008 The American Association of University Women (<a...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Service-Learning: Getting Started Workshop

JOIN US! KIDS Consortium is offering two introductory one-day workshops “KIDS Service-Learning Getting Started” Workshops $ per person. Continuing Education Credits available for a $25...

Call for Proposals: National Service-Learning Conference

Do you have an outstanding service-learning program? Do you have a message that needs to be heard? The National Service-Learning Conference is looking for you! Proposals for the April 9-12, 2008...

Development Banking Conference

I am writing this to invite you to the National Community Investment Fund Annual Development Banking Conference being held in Chicago on November 6-7, 2007. Online and Fax registration is now open...

Call for Papers: Creative Construct: Building for Culture and Creativity

International Symposium Creative Construct: Building for Culture and Creativity April 28 – May 1, 2008 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Call for Papers and Presentations Deadline for proposals:...

Partnerships Classifieds

Bikes needed for refugees

[emailed 9/13/07] I am writing to ask you to help newly arrived refugees who need adult sized bicycles, helmets and locks so they have transportation to get to their jobs. As you know, the...


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