The week of

February 12, 2019

Other Local Events and Workshops

FREE Immigration Legal Screening Clinic

Ceiba

FREE Immigration Legal Screening Clinic + Emergency Readiness Plans for Immigrants Saturday, February 23rd at 11 AM What? Get screened for possible immigration relief by immigration attorneys,...

Role of Women Entrepreneurs in Local and Global Community Development – Mar 14

Rutgers Camden

The Rutgers-Camden Community Leadership Center will host its Spring 2019 Symposium on the Role of Women Entrepreneurs in Local and Global Community Development, in commemoration of National Women’s...

How to Prepare Your Students for the New ACCUPLACER Test – Feb 20

Community College of Philadelphia

Join us for this workshop that will help you help students prepare for the new ACCUPLACER test. Students need to understand the importance of the placement test and that it is used to determine if...

Reading Captain rally and Read by 4th Mayoral Summit – Mar 4

Read by 4th

To help children become better readers, Read by 4th launched Reading Captains. The idea is simple: we know that families turn to their friends and neighbors when looking for information and...

Connecting the Dots: The Benefits of Business Planning – May 9

The Nonprofit Center

Business planning is the way to answer questions like: Where are we going? What do we want to achieve? What resources are needed to get us there? Business planning is the way you connect your mission...

Rethinking Child and Youth Marginalities: Movements, Narratives and Exchanges – Mar 7-9

Rutgers University

Anthropology of Childhood and Youth Interest Group (ACYIG) Biennial Conference March 7-9, 2019 Rutgers University–Camden, NJ Anthrolopology of Children and Youth Interest Group (ACYIG) Biennial...

The Full City Challenge Event – Feb 19

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

The Full City Challenge is a rapid incubator focused on identifying and supporting new collaborations that leverage our region’s robust food economy to address the acute problems of hunger and...

Trauma-Informed Practice Courses for Early Childhood Educators and Others

Health Federation of Philadelphia

Build your skills in Trauma-Informed Practice – accessible, engaging 2 & 3 hour courses for Early Childhood Educators and others who work with children. PQAS, Act 48 credits. February –...

Beyond the Fundamentals of Financial Management – Mar 28

LaSalle Nonprofit Center

We created this class in response to overwhelming demand for a “deeper dive” into what the numbers saying about your organization. It continues the process of understanding, analyzing,...

New Resources

Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges: How Public Colleges Reinforce White Racial Privilege

Georgetown University

Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges: How Public Colleges Reinforce White Racial Privilege and Marginalize Black and Latino Students: The Georgetown Center for Education and the Workforce finds...

Social Enterprise Directory

Weaver's Social Enterprise Directory

Weaver’s Social Enterprise Directory is a national, online, public directory for social enterprises, defined as businesses that aim to combat social problems, in the United States. The mission of...

The University, Neighborhood Revitalization, and Civic Engagement: Toward Civic Engagement 3.0

Societies

by Henry Louis Taylor, Jr., D. Gavin Luter, and Camden Miller Abstract This essay analyzes and syntheses key theories and concepts on neighborhood change from the literature on anchor institutions,...

New Website: National Service PHL

City of Philadelphia

National Service PHL is your central hub for all national service opportunities and activities in the city of Philadelphia The Philadelphia National Service Task Force (NSTF) is a working group...

Beyond Seats at the Table: Equity, Inclusion, and Collective Impact

Collective Impact Forum

This past April, over 700 attendees and hundreds more online viewers joined us for the livestream event Beyond Seats at the Table: Equity, Inclusion, and Collective Impact, a keynote at the 2018...

Miscellaneous

Afterschool Webinar: Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time – Foundations and Futures (Part I)

Afterschool Alliance

Wednesday, Dec 5 at 3:00 PM ET Social and emotional learning (SEL) has gained popularity as a concept in recent years, and there remains confusion as well as great interest in the meaning and...

How to Take Great Photographs for Marketing – Dec 6

Iris Creative Group

Get the Best Results from Your Photographs What to do when you’re not or “can’t afford” a professional photographer to capture all those poignant moments and special events that really tell...

Full City Challenge: Food Innovations

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

Can YOU leverage Philly’s considerable food assets to tackle civic challenges in our region? The Full City Challenge is a rapid incubator focused on identifying and supporting innovative...

Nonprofit Online Conference on Boards and Fundraising – Dec 6

Nonprofit Learning Lab

Our friends from Witt/Kieffer will be sharing strategies on how to create a culture of philanthropy on your nonprofit board. Does your board need some motivation when it comes to fundraising? Join us...

Call for Nominations: NSEE Awards of Excellence

National Society for Experiential Education

Have you been inspired by someone in the field? Would you like to nationally recognize a faculty or staff member, teacher, community partner or philanthropist? Each year, the National Society for...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

High School Math Teachers, School District of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia

High School Math Teachers needed for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year: Algebra 2 and Pre-Calculus. Certification preferred. Potential to extend role based on performance, credentials and...

Healthy Futures – Health Promotion Council VISTA

Health Promotion Council

The Chronic Disease Management and Prevention VISTA will be involved as a critical team member within the Training and Capacity Building (TCAP) Department of Health Promotion Council, which covers a...

Workforce Institute VISTA, Public Health Management Corporation

Public Health Management Corporation

Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) is a nonprofit public health institute that creates and sustains healthier communities. With more than 2,500 employees supporting this family of programs...

Now Hiring Seasonal Employees – Snow Removal Help in Norristown

Youth Empowerment Program

The Youth Empowerment Program is seeking young adult ages 16 -18 for snow removal help in Norristown.   Earn $ per hour. The young adults, ages 16 – 18, need to reside in a TANF [Temporary...

Rec Center Program Manager – Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers

About Mighty Writers Mighty Writers is a nonprofit that teaches Philadelphia kids, two to 17, to think and write with clarity. Our free, out-of-school writing programs in four Philadelphia...

Grant Opportunities

K-12 Classroom Projects

ASM Materials Education Foundation

ASM Materials Education Foundation Invites Applications for K-12 Classroom Projects The ASM Materials Education Foundation is the charitable arm of ASM International, the world’s largest...

Inequality Research Grants

William T. Grant Foundation

William T. Grant Foundation Seeks Applications for Inequality Research Grants In recent years, inequality in the United States has become pervasive. At the same time, prospects for social mobility...

NFL Foundation Grassroots Program

Local Initiatives Support Coalition

Local Initiatives Support Consortium Invites Grant Applications for NFL Foundation Grassroots Program The Local Initiatives Support Consortium is accepting grant proposals to the NFL Foundation...

Promotion of Humane Education Issues RFP

Latham Foundation

Latham Foundation for the Promotion of Humane Education Issues RFP The Latham Foundation for the Promotion of Humane Education has issued a Request for Proposals for a first round of grants...

Replication Grant: Stay the Course

Catholic Charities Fort Worth

RFP opens to replicate Catholic Charities Fort Worth’s Stay the Course Stay the Course is a community college program created by Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW). It combines case...

Faculty Updates

Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Conference

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations March 28, 2019 to March 30, 2019 Omni William Penn 530 William Penn Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 “If we are to achieve a richer culture,...

2019 Summer Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 18–21, 2019 Villanova University Applications Due March 7, 2019 The Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success will help campus and state system teams advance student success by...

Diversity & Democracy: Examining the Past, Transforming the Future

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Examining the Past, Transforming the Future – AAC&U Publication Diversity & Democracy, Summer 2018 Vol. 21, No. 3 This issue of Diversity & Democracy examines how colleges and...

Book: Place-Based Community Engagement in Higher Education

Stylus Publishing

A Strategy to Transform Universities and Communities by Erica K. Yamamura and Kent Koth Foreword by Geoffrey Canada While an increasing number of universities have or are committed to engaging their...

Book: Community-Based Global Learning

Stylus Publishing

The Theory and Practice of Ethical Engagement at Home and Abroad by Eric Hartman, Richard C. Kiely, Christopher Boettcher, and Jessica Friedrichs Foreword by Rafia Zakaria International education,...

Call for Papers: The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change

International Undergraduate Journal For Service-Learning

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change has a call for papers.  You can view the Journal at   The Journal is dedicated to providing undergraduate...

Civic Learning & Engagement Rubrics for Gen Ed Programs

HE-SL Listserv

AAC&U will be releasing a new publication in January 2019:  We Have a Rubric for That: The VALUE Approach to Assessment.  More information can be found here:  IUPUI’s learning outcomes,...

Democracy under Siege – Article in AAC&U Newsletter

American Association of Colleges and Universities

This article attempts to reframe what is going on with US democracy and democracies elsewhere in a different way than the divided political parties that governs the narrative in this period of...

Volunteering in America Report

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation has released its 2018 report on Volunteering in America, a “comprehensive report of volunteer highlights and trends in the United States of America.” On the report’s website,...

Call for Workshops & Papers: Philosophy from All Walks of Life

Public Philosophy Network

Michigan State University Kellogg Conference Center October 17-19, 2019 Call for Workshops, Panels, Papers, Reports Abstracts Due January 31, 2019, please submit to: The Public Philosophy Networks...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Professional Development for Music Educators

Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth

Music Educators! What do you know? What is your best classroom practice to share with other music educators? Propose a one-hour session for the upcoming Shared Professional Development Day with the...

Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Conference

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations March 28, 2019 to March 30, 2019 Omni William Penn 530 William Penn Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 “If we are to achieve a richer culture,...

Call for Proposals: Inclusive Leadership Conference

Campus Philly

On February 9, 2019, close to 500 students will learn how to use their voice to advocate for inclusion and respect, and you can help! Campus Philly and Temple University’s annual Inclusive...

Call for Papers: The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change

International Undergraduate Journal For Service-Learning

The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership and Social Change has a call for papers.  You can view the Journal at   The Journal is dedicated to providing undergraduate...

2019 Regional National Service Training – Call for Proposals

National Service Training

America’s Service Commissions, in partnership with state service commissions, is pleased to release a Call for Proposals for the 2019 National Service Regional Training Conferences. Interested...

Call for Workshops & Papers: Philosophy from All Walks of Life

Public Philosophy Network

Michigan State University Kellogg Conference Center October 17-19, 2019 Call for Workshops, Panels, Papers, Reports Abstracts Due January 31, 2019, please submit to: The Public Philosophy Networks...

College Success Network

Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Conference

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations March 28, 2019 to March 30, 2019 Omni William Penn 530 William Penn Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219 “If we are to achieve a richer culture,...

2019 Summer Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

Association of American Colleges and Universities

June 18–21, 2019 Villanova University Applications Due March 7, 2019 The Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success will help campus and state system teams advance student success by...

Diversity & Democracy: Examining the Past, Transforming the Future

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Examining the Past, Transforming the Future – AAC&U Publication Diversity & Democracy, Summer 2018 Vol. 21, No. 3 This issue of Diversity & Democracy examines how colleges and...

Creativity-Infused Pedagogy to Foster a Civic Consciousness

Association of American Colleges and Universities

By Carol-lynn Swol, Project Associate, Association of American Colleges and Universities Art and design curricula empower students to be thoughtful and engaged with society. The creative process,...

Book: Place-Based Community Engagement in Higher Education

Stylus Publishing

A Strategy to Transform Universities and Communities by Erica K. Yamamura and Kent Koth Foreword by Geoffrey Canada While an increasing number of universities have or are committed to engaging their...

Replication Grant: Stay the Course

Catholic Charities Fort Worth

RFP opens to replicate Catholic Charities Fort Worth’s Stay the Course Stay the Course is a community college program created by Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW). It combines case...

Aspen Presidential Fellowship: Community College leadership

Aspen Institute

Aspen Fellows application open for 2019-20 cohort During the next decade, more than 80 percent of community college presidents are projected to retire, creating a need to develop leaders. The Aspen...

New College Success documentary: Unlikely

Three Frame Media

World premiere of documentary on higher ed set for Napa Valley Festival Immigrants. Parents. Working Adults. First Generation. Meet the faces of today’s higher ed students and follow the...


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