The week of

July 28, 2008

Other Local Events and Workshops

Sr. Helen Prejean: Justice and Compassion in the Web of Life


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Registration form for Conference with Sisters Helen Prejean, CSJ and Marya Grathwohl, OSF The Cecilian Center for Earth, Arts and Spirit, a sponsored work of the Sisters of St. Joseph of...

Sign Language Beginners’ Class at Crozer Library


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Sign Language Beginners’ Class at Crozer Library Take the first steps toward learning another language. The J. Lewis Crozer Library will offer a beginners’ Sign Language class on Saturday, August...

New Report: America’s Children in Brief


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Status of Kids: A New Annual Report The federal government’s latest annual report on children and youth, “America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being,” has...

Service Learning and Social Justice Programs: The Role of Technology


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Upcoming Events – Service Learning and Social Justice Programs: The Role of Technology October 24 – 26, 2008 , 6:00 (F) – 12:00 (Su) Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA Brief...

Welcoming Center West Open House


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Welcoming Center West Dear Friends and Colleagues, We would like to invite you to join us on Tuesday, August 5, 2008 for the Welcoming Center West Open House.  Festivities begin at 11am at our 52nd...

Supporting Networks of HIV Care by Enhancing Primary Medical Care


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Save the Date: Capacity Building Training Available Through: Supporting Networks of HIV Care by Enhancing Primary Medical Care Regional Meetings are designed to provide capacity building training to...

Author and activist Paul Loeb at Widener University


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Are you concerned about your students’ detachment from broader community involvement? Would you like to see them more civically engaged? Would you like them in particular to get involved in the...

Harlem Renaissance Masquerade Cabaret


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eliminating racism empowering women ywca Save the Date Harlem Renaissance Masquerade Cabaret October 25, 2008 6pm-11pm at the Historic YWCA Mansion of Chester We’ll be swingin’ and...

Artology Art Opening


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We are thrilled to announce that our summer Artology program, now in its second year, is bigger and better than ever, with 24 Philadelphia children ages 9-14 enrolled in an expanded three-week...

NPower PA’s August Training Calendar


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NPower PA’s August Training Calendar Buy one, get one in August. Enroll two students in one class for the price of one! Just mention this offer when you give Lauren a call! August Feature...

PASCEP Recognition Day


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SAVE THE DATE FIRST ANNUAL PASCEP RECOGNITION DAY FOR FACULTY, ALUMNI, STUDENTS, VOLUNTEERS AND THEIR FAMILY & FRIENDS HOSTED BY THE FRIENDS OF PASCEP COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL CERTIFICATE OF...

New Resources

New Report: Volunteering in America


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Volunteering 61 Million Strong; Need and Momentum Grow New web site gives most detailed information ever on how and where Americans volunteer in over 160 cities; Utah is top volunteer state, Provo...

Toolkit: Trees for the 21st Century Program


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THE TREES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY PROGRAM offers an easy-to-use tree planting and education toolkit, connecting children and young people to the wonders of trees and the outdoors. The kits include...

New Book: Survivor-Centered Approach to Advocacy, Mental Health and Justice


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Listening to Battered Women: A Survivor-Centered Approach to Advocacy, Mental Health and Justice By Lisa A. Goodman, PhD and Deborah Epstein, JD This book presents an in-depth, multidisciplinary look...

New Book: Health Disparities in the United States: Social Class, Race and Health


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Health Disparities in the United States: Social Class, Race and Health By Donald A. Barr The health care system in the United States has been called the best in the world, but many of its residents...

New Report: Ensuring Community-Level Research Protections


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Just Released!  New Report on Ensuring Community-Level Research Protections CCPH is delighted to announce our newest publication, Ensuring Community-Level Research Protections, based on the recent...

Youth Engaged in Service toolkit


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In 2003, President George W. Bush established the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation to recognize the important contributions that Americans of all ages are making within their...

New Report: Community Indicators for Metropolitan Philadelphia


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Metropolitan Philadelphia Indicators Project (MPIP) Releases 2008 Report It is our pleasure to inform you that we have just released the newest edition of WHERE WE STAND: COMMUNITY INDICATORS FOR...

New Report: Toward a New Credit Path: Lessons from Alternatives Credit Union


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New Report Examines “Credit Path®” to Asset-building and Financial Security A report recently completed by Alternatives Federal Credit Union and the Aspen Institute sheds new light on how people...

New Book: Artists on the World’s Frontlines


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Happy Summer! We are thrilled to announce the release of our tenth new title—Art and Upheaval: Artists on the World’s Frontlines by William Cleveland. This is a rare and moving account of...

Guide to Service-Learning Colleges and Universities, 2008-2009 Edition


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Announcing the Guide to Service-Learning Colleges and Universities, 2008-2009 Edition – Available September 2008! Kendall/Hunt Professional and Student Horizons, Inc. announce the 2008-2009 edition...

New Website: American Humanics


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American Humanics () is a national nonprofit that partners with universities and colleges to academically certify undergraduates in nonprofit management. Students of any major can earn this...

Philadelphia Business Builder Loan Program


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The Philadelphia Business Builder Loan Program provides a means for small businesses (defined as businesses with annual revenues of less than one million dollars); located in low- and moderate-...

Online Course: Recruiting 50+ Volunteers


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NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: People 50+ are ready to help your organization. Find out how to put their energy and expertise to work for you. Discover proven strategies to capture the experience of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Intern, Office of Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr.


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[emailed 7/22/2008] Internship Opportunity: Office of 4th District City Councilman, Curtis Jones, Jr. Join this dynamic and fast paced Philadelphia City Council office and learn about municipal...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Public Health Informatics 2008


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Public Health Informatics 2008: Envisioning Options for Integrated Public Health Information Systems for Low-Resource Settings: Components, Connections, Partners, Strategies Seattle, WA September...

Grant Opportunities

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Funding Opportunity For Weight Control


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National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Funding Opportunity For Weight Control Deadline: October 10, 2008 The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health...

Kids In Need Foundation


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Kids In Need Foundation: Teacher Grants Kids In Need Foundation (formerly SHOPA) Teacher Grants provide funds for classroom teachers who have innovative ideas but lack the budget to bring them to...

Mockingbird Foundation


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Mockingbird Foundation: Grants for Music Education The Mockingbird Foundation awards grants to schools and nonprofit organizations to improve music education for children (see website for specific...

Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow


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Girls Today, Leaders Tomorrow Agency Funding and Participant Selection Application for Girls Serving Programs in Southeastern Pennsylvania United Way is issuing this RFP to provide funding for...

Pay It Forward Mini-Grants


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Mini-Grants for Service-Oriented Projects for Youths Pay It Forward Mini-Grants go to one-time-only, service-oriented activities that young people would like to perform to benefit their school,...

Pennsylvania’s Small Business Advantage Grant Program


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Pennsylvania’s Small Business Advantage Grant Program is now open for applications. The Advantage Grant Program will accept completed Advantage Grant applications until August 29, 2008, or...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Lutheran Settlement


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[emailed 7/28/2008] Lutheran Settlement House is seeking an Executive Director Lutheran Settlement House Founded in 1902, Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, nonsectarian,...

Part time Program Manager, Princeton Project 55


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[emailed 7/25/2008] Princeton Project 55 Position Announcement – Part time Program Manager for The Alumni Network and 20th Anniversary Princeton Project 55 (PP55) is seeking a dynamic individual to...

Program Director, Project SHINE


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[emailed 7/24/2008] Program Director The Center for Intergenerational Learning (CIL) at Temple University is dedicated to strengthening communities by bringing generations together to meet the needs...

Project Coordinator, West Girard Food Coop


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[emailed 7/23/2008] Hey everyone.  This is Matt Goldfine with the West Girard Food Coop Steering Committee. I just wanted to let you know that we are still accepting applications for the position of...

Technology Director, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School


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[emailed 7/22/08] YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School (YBPCS) serves a young adult population of 18-20 year old high school dropouts, offering a unique opportunity to earn a high school diploma...

Miscellaneous

ArtsEdge Residencies


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*ArtsEdge Residencies* The Kelly Writers House and the Fine Arts Department of the School of Design (at the University of Pennsylvania) are pleased to announce ArtsEdge, a new collaborative residency...

Voter Tech Training


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Back by popular demand: Progressive Technology Project’s Voter Tech Training If you’re planning a voter engagement project in 2008 you know that managing your voter data is going to be...


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