The week of

March 5, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

Fall 2018 PHENND GEAR UP report

PHENND

The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND), operating under the fiscal sponsorship of the University of Pennsylvania, engages multiple campuses across the region...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Guy Kawasaki interviewed by Stephen Klasko – Mar 13

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

With over 30 years in Silicon Valley as a tech investor, author, and brand evangelist, Guy Kawasaki knows a thing or two about making it in the world of technology and innovation. Hear tactical and...

Philadelphia Free Civic Engagement Academy 2.0 – Mar 16

City of Philadelphia

Date and Time: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm (Registration opens at 8:30 am) Location: Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Blvd., Phila., PA The Civic Engagement Academy is a...

Is My School Any Good? Primer on State and Local School Performance – Mar 7

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia Education Fund’s Education First Compact Monthly Speaker Series presents: Is My School Any Good? Primer on State and Local School Performance Indicators and Reporting Tools....

Maximizing your Website Impact – Mar 21

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Your website is the face of your organization; a virtual window into its soul. Does your website reflect who your organization is and clearly demonstrate what you do? Is it easy to find, or are you...

Breaking Barriers: Sustainable Employment for Women Event – Mar 27

Women's Way

by Strategy Arts, Business Resource and Innovation Center, WOMEN’S WAY Wed, March 27, 2019 5:30 PM – 8:15 PM EDT Location Free Library Of Philadelphia – Business Resource and Innovation...

Launch of the MANNA Institute – Mar 21

MANNA

Join us on Thursday March 21, 2-5 PM, for the launch of the MANNA Institute, a new division of MANNA established for research on the use of medically tailored meals in healthcare. As MANNA continues...

Educating and Reflecting on Redemption and Restorative Justice – Mar 22

Alvernia University

Alvernia University Philadelphia Center Social Work Class of 2019 Presents: THE GREATER PURPOSE: Educating and Reflecting on Redemption and Restorative Justice Date: Friday, March 22, 2019 Time: 8:30...

Best Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

Philadelphia Family Pride

This series brings renowned speakers from across the country to present on their work in addressing the needs, challenges and outcomes facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and...

13th Annual Educators of Color Recruitment Fair – Apr 8

Delaware Valley Consortium for Equity and Excellence

The Delaware Valley Consortium for Equity and Excellence will host its Annual Educators of Color Recruitment Fair  on April 8, 2019 at the University of recognition of the importance to enhance the...

New Resources

Inaugural Newsletter for Campus Compact’s Community Colleges for Democracy Network

Campus Compact

The Inaugural Newsletter for Campus Compact’s Community Colleges for Democracy network is now available. Community Colleges for Democracy is a network within the network dedicated to preparing...

Book: Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count

Center for Effective Philanthropy

There are pressing needs all around us. How can you give effectively to help address them? You can now pre-order the book that will answer that question. Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and...

AWAKE to WOKE to WORK: Building a Race Equity Culture

Equity in the Center

Achieving race equity — the condition where one’s racial identity has no influence on how one fares in society — is a fundamental element of social change across every issue area in the social...

Racial Equity Toolkit

Government Alliance on Race and Equity

An Opportunity to Operationalize Equity What is a Racial Equity Tool? Racial equity tools are designed to integrate explicit consideration of racial equity in decisions, including policies,...

Community Health Worker Peer opportunity for youth victims of violent injury

Drexel University

Job training available to youth victims of violent injury at Drexel The Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice/Healing Hurt People at Drexel University’s School of Public Health has...

Summary Report: Building Early Links to Learning

People’s Emergency Center

BELL early learning project issues first year report The People’s Emergency Center is making available a report on the Building Early Links to Learning’s first year of operations. Read...

Evidence-Based Policymaking Resource Center

Pew Charitable Trusts

New online center encourages use of evidence-based policies A new online resource center created by the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative provides case studies about effective use of data by...

Open Hearth offers matched savings program in ChesCo

Open Hearth

Open Hearth, a nonprofit serving Chester County and portions of Montgomery County, is recruiting applicants for the Lubert Individual Development Account (IDA) savings program, funded through the...

Financial Wellness Institute offers Matched Savings Programs in NJ

Financial Wellness Institute

The Financial Wellness Institute (FWI) is actively accepting applications for the United Way Lubert Individual Develpment Account (IDA) and the College Savings Account (CSA) Matched Savings Program....

The Case for Civic Learning in the Humanities at Community Colleges

Association of American Colleges and Universities

The principles that led to the establishment of community colleges in the American higher education system were based on the ideologies of democracy and steeped in the early republican creed of equal...

Report: Not Enough School Counselors in the U.S.

National College Access Network

By Lindsay Broderick, Staff Writer, National College Access Network School counselors are vital resources to students as they progress through high school and eventually start making decisions...

Benchmarking Breakdown: A Look at Class of 2011 Stopouts and Dropouts

National College Access Network

By Bill DeBaun, Director of Data and Evaluation, National College Access Network A previous Benchmarking Breakdown examined stopouts from the high school class of 2010, but this week we revisit the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Community Grant Reviewers

PennSERVE

PennSERVE is seeking individuals to review grant applications for the 2019 – 2020 AmeriCorps State Grant Competition. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the grant-making process,...

Young Professional’s Sleep Out – Mar 22

Covenant House PA

Looking to get involved in your community and make a difference in the lives of homeless youth? Join the annual Young Professional’s Sleep Out, this March 22nd! The Sleep Out is a movement...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

4th Annual Summer Intensive on Community-Engaged Scholarship, Jun 3-7

Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s Office of University Outreach and Engagement invites you to participate in the 4th annual Summer Intensive on Community-Engaged Scholarship, June 3-7, 2019 at the...

Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop – apply by Apr 15

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

This is a pre-conference event of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Annual Conference, October 6-7, 2019, Denver, CO. This intensive professional development program provides advanced doctoral...

2019 Active Citizens Conference – Mar 23

William and Mary College

The 2019 Active Citizens Conference is fast approaching, and thanks to a generous Mellon Foundation Grant, this year’s registration is only $15 and free for community college students. This one-day...

Sustainability Across the Curriculum Workshop – May 21-23

Dickinson College

Dickinson College is inviting faculty from other colleges and universities to participate in our Valley & Ridge Faculty Development Workshop May 21-23, 2019. If you are thinking about integrating...

Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations – Mar 28-30

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations March 28–30, 2019 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Join us for “Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions,...

Grant Opportunities

Delaware River Program conservation grant – Apr 11

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

NFWF Accepting Applications for Delaware River Program The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is accepting proposals for the conservation and restoration of wildlife habitat and water quality in...

Diversifying Early Education Leadership Fellowship Program – apply by Mar 8

William Penn Foundation

William Penn Foundation requests Letters of Inquiry to develop and implement the Diversifying Early Education Leadership (DEEL) Fellowship Program. The fellowship program will build on the existing...

Impact Grant – Jul 26

Philadelphia Foundation

Join me in celebrating Philadelphia Foundation’s second century of service to Greater Philadelphia! In recognition of this important 100th year milestone, we have an exciting impactful year...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Volunteer Program Coordinator, Jewish Relief Agency

Jewish Relief Agency

The Jewish Relief Agency is an innovative, volunteer-driven organization whose goal is to help families in need. Founded in 2000, JRA delivers food assistance boxes to approximately 3,200 households...

Enrollment and Admissions Recruiter, JEVS

JEVS Human Services

JEVS is hiring for a new collaboration with Southern New Hampshire University’s College for America (SNHU). The initiative brings a new flexible, online, self-paced way to earn an...

Director of Post-Secondary Opportunities, JEVS

JEVS Human Services

JEVS is hiring for a new collaboration with Southern New Hampshire University’s College for America (SNHU). The initiative brings a new flexible, online, self-paced way to earn an...

Development Manager, Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is seeking a Development Manager to help us raise the resources needed to help America’s college students become more politically informed and engaged. We...

WorkReady Program Liaison, Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education (E4E) is looking to hire  a passionate and experienced individual for the summer WorkReady Program as a Program Liaison. All candidates should have a minimum of 2 years...

WorkReady Program Coordinator, Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education

Educators 4 Education (E4E) is looking to hire  a passionate and experienced individual for the summer WorkReady Program as a Program Coordinator. All candidates should have a minimum of 2 years...

Part-Time After School Group Leader Position, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia is an out-of-school time provider that supports youth who face adversity in discovering their strengths, experiencing success and preparing for their futures. Since 1999,...

Part-time Associate Site Director for Afterschool Program, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia is an out-of-school time provider that supports youth who face adversity in discovering their strengths, experiencing success and preparing for their futures. Since 1999,...

Full-Time Site Director for Afterschool Program, Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia

Sunrise of Philadelphia is an out-of-school time provider that supports youth who face adversity in discovering their strengths, experiencing success and preparing for their futures. Since 1999,...

Spring/Summer Internship, Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders

Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders

The Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders (School Leaders) believes that, in order for the city of Philadelphia to reach its fullest potential, our city must offer and deliver compelling educational...

Advancement Coordinator, Community Partnership School

Community Partnership School

Community Partnership School seeks an Advancement Coordinator to begin immediately. Founded in 2006 by Germantown Academy and Project , Community Partnership School (CPS) () is a Pre-K through 5th...

Major Gifts Officer, Community Partnership School

Community Partnership School

Community Partnership School () seeks a Major Gifts Officer to begin immediately. Founded in 2006 by Germantown Academy and Project , ​Community Partnership School (CPS) ​is a Pre-K through 5th...

Lead Farmer/Food Production Coordinator, Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection

The Urban Tree Connection is hiring for the 2019 growing season! Lead Farmer/Food Production Coordinator is responsible for producing sustainably grown produce, maintaining sustainable growing...

Stand Managers, Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection

The Urban Tree Connection is hiring for the 2019 growing season! Stand Managers set-up, run, and break-down the market stand with support of the Food Distribution Coordinator and youth apprentices....

Farming Intern, Urban Tree Connection

Urban Tree Connection

The Urban Tree Connection is hiring for the 2019 growing season! Farming intern assists the Lead Farmer in cultivating, maintaining UTC’s scattered urban farm sites. This is an 18 week paid...

Miscellaneous

Arkema Inc. science teachers program

Arkema Inc.

The Arkema Inc. science teachers program is for teachers in grades 3, 4, 5 or 6. The goal of the program is to bring Arkema scientists and local teachers together to spark an interest in science...

Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders to Confront Racism – Mar 6

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers: Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders to Confront Racism Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:00 EST Please join our upcoming webinar,...

Imagining America Teaching + Learning Circle (IA TLC) Webinar Series

Imagining America

Imagining America (IA) invites community cultural producers, faculty, and graduate student instructors from across the national IA network to join our inaugural online Teaching and Learning Circle...

Brown Bag Talk with Maya Wiley: Census 2020 – Mar 6

The New School

The New School is hosting a  brown bag lunch on March 6, 1-2pm Eastern about Census 2020 . The event will be live streamed on Facebook Live () and posted on Facebook and  their  blog, ...

Competency-Based Learning: A Southern New Hampshire University Degree

JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services is pleased to bring competency-based degree programs to the Philadelphia region through our partnership with Southern New Hampshire University. Fully accredited associates and...

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program – Seeking Applications

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Do you know an outstanding 7th grade student with financial need and passion to succeed? The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Young Scholars Program. Cooke Young...

Using Social and Traditional Media to Increase FAFSA Completion – Mar 13

National College Access Network

Wednesday, March 13 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Join this webinar to learn how FAFSA Completion Challenge cities have used social and traditional media – including texting, geofencing, and other...

Summer Course: Post-Secondary Success: In Schools, Communities, and Families

Harvard University

This program is designed for educators and community-based professionals who want to become more effective at preparing young people for success in college and the workplace. Post-Secondary Success:...

College Success Network

Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders to Confront Racism – Mar 6

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers: Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders to Confront Racism Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:00 EST Please join our upcoming webinar,...

Using Social and Traditional Media to Increase FAFSA Completion – Mar 13

National College Access Network

Wednesday, March 13 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Join this webinar to learn how FAFSA Completion Challenge cities have used social and traditional media – including texting, geofencing, and other...

Completing College – National – 2016 – Eight Year Outcomes Supplemental Report

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

This supplemental feature to National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Signature Report on College Completions released in December 2016, contains an analysis of the eight-year completion...

Michigan Higher Education Attainment Roundtable Total Talent Report

Michigan Higher Education Attainment Roundtable

In 2005, the Cherry Commission report set an agenda for Michigan higher education attainment. In 2014, after a 10-year hiatus, stakeholders in Michigan’s decentralized higher education policy...

Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations – Mar 28-30

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations March 28–30, 2019 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Join us for “Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions,...

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Report

American Council on Education

This report examines over 200 indicators, looking at who gains access to a host of educational environments and experiences, and how these trajectories differ, by race and ethnicity. In addition,...

Summer Course: Post-Secondary Success: In Schools, Communities, and Families

Harvard University

This program is designed for educators and community-based professionals who want to become more effective at preparing young people for success in college and the workplace. Post-Secondary Success:...

Faculty Updates

4th Annual Summer Intensive on Community-Engaged Scholarship, Jun 3-7

Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s Office of University Outreach and Engagement invites you to participate in the 4th annual Summer Intensive on Community-Engaged Scholarship, June 3-7, 2019 at the...

Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop – apply by Apr 15

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

This is a pre-conference event of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Annual Conference, October 6-7, 2019, Denver, CO. This intensive professional development program provides advanced doctoral...

2019 Active Citizens Conference – Mar 23

William and Mary College

The 2019 Active Citizens Conference is fast approaching, and thanks to a generous Mellon Foundation Grant, this year’s registration is only $15 and free for community college students. This one-day...

Imagining America Teaching + Learning Circle (IA TLC) Webinar Series

Imagining America

Imagining America (IA) invites community cultural producers, faculty, and graduate student instructors from across the national IA network to join our inaugural online Teaching and Learning Circle...

Inaugural Newsletter for Campus Compact’s Community Colleges for Democracy Network

Campus Compact

The Inaugural Newsletter for Campus Compact’s Community Colleges for Democracy network is now available. Community Colleges for Democracy is a network within the network dedicated to preparing...

Sustainability Across the Curriculum Workshop – May 21-23

Dickinson College

Dickinson College is inviting faculty from other colleges and universities to participate in our Valley & Ridge Faculty Development Workshop May 21-23, 2019. If you are thinking about integrating...

Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations – Mar 28-30

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Diversity, Equity, and Student Success Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions, Realities, and Aspirations March 28–30, 2019 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Join us for “Engaged Inclusivity: Perceptions,...

K-16 Partnerships

Summer Course: Post-Secondary Success: In Schools, Communities, and Families

Harvard University

This program is designed for educators and community-based professionals who want to become more effective at preparing young people for success in college and the workplace. Post-Secondary Success:...


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