The week of

April 6, 2009

Other Local Events and Workshops

Regional Training for 21st Century Community Learning Centers


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The Pennsylvania Department of Education in partnership with the Center for Schools and Communities is sponsoring a Regional Training for 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Programs in...

Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation


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ALL INVITED TO WALK and PARTICIPATE Philadelphia – 6th Annual INTERFAITH WALK FOR PEACE and RECONCILIATION “People of Light, People of Hope, People of Courage.” Walking Dialogue...

Community Yoga Event


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Yoga is for EveryBODY! Come out for a free Community Yoga Event sponsored by After School Activities Partnerships and Blueprint for a Safer Philadelphia.  Learn about how yoga can benefit you and...

Strategic Partnerships: Forging Alliances, Advancing Your Mission


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Save the date Strategic Partnerships: Forging Alliances, Advancing Your Mission Description:     Co-sponsored by Delaware Valley Grantmakers with United Way of Southeastern PA, The Philadelphia...

Women’s Way 32nd Annual Powerful Voice Awards


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Tickets Now on Sale for the Powerful Voice Awards On May 6, 2009, WOMEN’S WAY will host the 32nd Annual Powerful Voice Awards (formerly, the Annual Event). This year’s theme, Making News, Making...

Community Cinema Screening: Crips and Bloods


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A Philadelphia Community Cinema Screening Presented by ITVS, WHYY and The Rotunda in partnership with the Philadelphia Anti-Drug Anti-Violence Network, Scribe Video Center and the United Way of...

Announcement of new educational arts partnership


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Dear Friend of the Philadelphia Education Fund: Please join us on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 10:30 AM in the Mayor’s Reception Room for a press event to formally announce that a partnership of...

EarthFest 2009


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EarthFest 2009, Friday, April 24, 9:30 am to 2:00 pm More than 10,000 visitors are expected for EarthFest 2009 at Temple University’s Ambler campus. Each year on Earth Day people around the...

Pennsylvania Education Policy Forum in Harrisburg


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Wed. April 8. Pennsylvania Education Policy Forum. 8–10 Harrisburg Hilton Hotel, 1 N. Second St., Harrisburg. The forum will feature a presentation and discussion about Project GRAD USA. Guest...

New Resources

New Book: Child Welfare: The Challenges of Collaboration


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Child Welfare: The Challenges of Collaboration by Timothy Ross When youth in the child welfare system face problems such as juvenile delinquency, the agencies charged with their care often find that...

New Book: Injury and Violence Prevention


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Injury and Violence Prevention: Behavioral Science Theories, Methods, and Applications By Andrea Carlson Gielen (Ed.), David A. Sleet (Ed.), Ralph J. DiClemente (Ed.) Injury and Violence Prevention:...

Research Brief: Affording a Healthy Diet


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Research Brief Builds Case for Affordable Good Nutrition The Center for Public Health Nutrition’s March 2009 research brief builds a case for affordable good nutrition as the theme of the 2010...

New Knowledge Path for Children’s Dental Health


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Children’s Dental Health Resource Available The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) in collaboration with the Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown...

New Report: Neglect of Citizen Children in America’s Immigration Enforcement Policy


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In December 2006, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents simultaneously raided Swift & Company meatpacking plants in Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Texas, and Utah, detaining nearly...

Closing the College Graduation Gap


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Just Say Yes Public School Insights is featuring a conversation with Say Yes to Education president Mary Anne Schmitt-Carey, whose organization has dramatically boosted urban students’...

New Report: Surveying the Landscape of Teacher Education


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The elusive search for the right teacher prep In the third part of its series “What Makes A Teacher Good?” The Christian Science Monitor looks at the larger question of teacher prep by...

New Book: Creating and Sustaining Online Professional Learning Communities


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Creating and Sustaining Online Professional Learning Communities authors: Joni K. Falk, Brian Drayton published in: Teachers College Press published: 2009 description: This volume presents the work...

Community-Engaged Scholarship (CES) Resource Sheet


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New Community-Engaged Scholarship (CES) Resource Sheet! This new resource sheet provides easy access to CES reports, tools and discussion groups available on the CCPH website, and can be used as a...

Partnerships Classifieds

Internship, Women’s Way


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Title: Internship at WOMEN’S WAY Date Posted: 4/1/2009 9:40:29 AM Organization: WOMEN’S WAY Contact: Molly McAndrew or Tiffany Lomax Phone: 215-985-3322 Website: E-mail: info@...

Volunteers needed, Compeer


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Compeer is looking for anyone who can volunteer and help someone recover from a Mental Illness by Providing Friendship. Compeer friendship is as simple as going for a walk, having a conversation,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Wild and Wonderful, Witty and Wacky Workshop Work Week at Highlander


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Highlander Announces Our New Wild and Wonderful Witty and Wacky Workshop Work Week!! May 25-29, 2009 Start one of your best summers ever with Highlander staff and people from around the country at...

Appreciative Inquiry and Asset Based Community Development


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Imagine Chicago invites you to: What: An extraordinary opportunity to learn and apply some of the most effective approaches to strength based development, namely Appreciative Inquiry, the Imagine...

Call for Papers: CBPR Approaches to Youth Violence Prevention


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Progress in Community Health Partnerships Call for Papers for Special Journal Issue on Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Approaches to Youth Violence Prevention Deadline: July 1, 2009 The...

Call for Articles on Service-Learning and Community Partnerships


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Academic Exchange Quarterly Call for Articles on Service-Learning and Community Partnerships Deadline: May 31, 2009 Service-learning, a community-based approach to teaching and learning, provides...

Call for Proposals: Staff, Program and Organizational Development


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North American Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development (NCSPOD) Conference Call for Proposals Deadline: April 24, 2009 NCSPOD invites you to submit a proposal highlighting your best...

Community Leadership Institute for Childhood Obesity Prevention


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Community Leadership Institute for Childhood Obesity Prevention July 21-23, 2009 Boston, MA Children in Balance is offering a 3-day Community Leadership Institute for professionals and advocates who...

Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action


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12th Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action, “Realizing Our New Vision: Values and Principles for Practice, Research, and Policy” June 18-21, 2009 Montclair, NJ The...

Thriving Partnerships in Service Learning and Civic Engagement


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Community College National Center for Community Engagement 18th Annual National Conference, “Unraveling the Mysteries of Thriving Partnerships in Service Learning and Civic Engagement” May...

Pedagogy of the Oppressed Conference


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15th Annual International PTO Conference Mad as Hell? Now Move (or Draw, or Act…): Organizing for Social Justice Augsburg College Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN (Twin Cities) Pre-Conference Workshops...

2009 National Farmworkers Health Conference


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2009 National Farmworkers Health Conference Hilton Palacio del Rio San Antonio, Texas May 12-14, 2009 SAVE $$ with the EARLY BIRD Registration – Deadline April 21 REGISTER NOW and save $$$ for this...

Harmonizing Health Education Practice & Research to Advance Health Equity


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2009 Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) Midyear Scientific Conference, “All that Jazz: Harmonizing Health Education Practice & Research to Advance Health Equity” May 6-9, 2009 New...

Strengthening Families During Incarceration and Homecoming


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National Organizations Partner with Community Voices for Second Annual Freedom’s Voice Conference Strengthening Families During Incarceration and Homecoming April 30 – May 1, 2009 Atlanta, GA...

Summer Institute of Civic Studies


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Summer Institute of Civic Studies At the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship & Public Service Tufts University, in Medford, MA (near Cambridge and Boston) July 13-24, 2009 Open to...

Earth Science Leadership Workshop for K-5 Teachers


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Earth Science Leadership Workshop for K-5 Teachers Description: The American Geological Institute is pleased to announce that they will be holding the second annual Leadership Academy in Earth...

Social Enterprise Summit


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Social Enterprise Summit, April 15-17, 2009 in New Orleans, LA Join over 500 leaders representing enterprising nonprofits, fair trade, digital inclusion, micro-finance, and others at the premier...

Community-Based Participatory Research Targeting the Medically Underserved


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Apply by May 15 for NIH Summer Institute on Community-Based Participatory Research Targeting the Medically Underserved. The institute takes place August 2-7, 2009 in New Orleans and has been designed...

Grant Opportunities

Public Health Law Research Grants


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Public Health Law Research Grants Deadline: May 19, 2009 The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) Public Health Law Research (PHLR) program has released its first call for proposals to fund...

Proposals for State Action concerning Healthy People 2020


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Proposals for State Action concerning Healthy People 2020 Deadline: April 27, 2009 The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, in collaboration...

Legacy Projects Seed Grants


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Legacy Projects Seed Grants Deadline: April 20, 2009 Legacy Projects (LP) are non-renewable seed grants provided by the Southeastern African American Diabetes, Hypertension and Stroke REACH US Center...

World of Children: Founder’s Award for Youth


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World of Children: Founder’s Award for Youth The World of Children 2009 Founder’s Award for Youth recognizes youth that are making extraordinary contributions to the lives of other...

Student/Newspaper Partnership grants


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Newspaper Association of America Foundation: Student/Newspaper Partnership The Newspaper Association of America Foundation 2009 Student/Newspaper Partnership encourages middle and high schools to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Art Instructor, Mural Corps


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[emailed 4/3/09] Mural Arts Program, Art Education Department Art Instructor, Mural Corps Description: Mural Arts Program’s Mural Corps is an after school art education program that operates in 8...

Miscellaneous

Youth Scholarships for National Urban Service-Learning Institute


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The National Urban Service Learning Institute August 5-7 Philadelphia, PA The Institute for Global Education and Service Learning has funds available that will provide training grants to local...

Webinar: Designing a Successful Service-Learning Course: A Practical Approach


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Designing a Successful Service-Learning Course:  A Practical Approach Tuesday, April 21st ~ 1-3 EDT Free Resources Videos – Inspiring – Aimee Mullins: How my legs give me super-powers...


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