The week of

April 2, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Summer Institute: Education for Sustainability – May 31

PHENND

Register here:  Friday, May 31, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street Agenda can be found here: Each year, PHENND’s K-16 Partnerships Network...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Best Practice Forum: Fair Chance Hiring – Apr 18

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Join us for our next evening Best Practice Forum on April 18 at 6:00 PM in Spring Arts Best Practice Forums are a series of workshops from SBN that use member case studies to create meaningful...

National Service-Learning Conference – register by Apr 5

National Youth Leadership Council

Join PHENND at this event! Nurturing Learners, Growing Leaders New Foundations Charter School April 14-16, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA NYLC is excited to announce that New Foundations Charter School in...

Meet the Funders: A Moderated Panel Discussion – Apr 26

RSVP of Montgomery County

RSVP’s VEC sets Spring 2019 Workshop Series Plan to attend RSVP’s VEC Spring 2019 workshops on April 26 and May 21. MEET THE FUNDERS: A Moderated Panel Discussion Friday, April 26th 9:30...

Lunch & Learn: Networking & LinkedIn – Apr 18

Free Library of Philadelphia

Date and Time: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 12:00 Location: Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Up your networking game! Some computers will be available for hands-on...

Resume Review – Apr 12

Free Library of Philadelphia

Friday, April 12 | 10:00 – 12:00 Parkway Central Library | Ground Floor | Business Resource and Innovation Center Stop by the Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC) between 10:00...

Increasing ELA Test Scores Made Simple – Apr 6

Urban Media Literacy

Date and Time: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Location: Cobbs Creek Recreation Center, 280 Cobbs Creek Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19139 Please join us for a free workshop for...

Creating a Comprehensive & Strategic Approach to Digital Media – May 21

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Nearly 90% of nonprofits use some form of digital media in their marketing. The number of social platforms is ever expanding, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat,...

Mayor’s Office of Education Early Childhood Job Fair – Register your organization

Mayor’s Office of Education

Are you looking to hire staff for the summer or 2019-2020 school year? Do you need a teacher, director, early intervention coordinator, or someone else to fill a position working with, or on behalf...

PHL City ID Press Conference – Apr 4

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia has rolled out a soft launch of a new municipal identification program called PHL City ID. Beginning this week, residents can go to City Hall this week to obtain what the...

various workshops for youth development professionals

Center for Youth Development Professionals

Celebrating You(th) Workers with discounted workshops! The Center for Youth Development Professionals is offering reduced registration on it’s remaining workshops in April: That Old Camp Magic on...

3rd Annual Women in Nonprofit Leadership Conference – May 30

Your Part-time Controller

Registration for the 3rd Annual Women in Nonprofit Leadership Conference is now open! The Women in Nonprofit Leadership Conference brings together women leaders and aspiring women leaders in the...

Collective Impact Conversation: Network & Asset Mapping – Apr. 9

Rutgers Camden

Rutgers Office of Civic Engagement, Camden, invites you to participate in its next Collective Impact Conversation, which will focus on mapping the relationships between the various resources and...

2019 Leadership Prize Celebration, Juvenile Law Center – May 1

Juvenile Law Center

What: 2019 Leadership Prize Celebration When: May 1, 2018, 6:00 pm Where: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Recipients of the Leadership Prize are leading lights...

Designing & Implementing an Effective Direct Mail Program – May 2

LaSalle Nonprofit Center

Date and Time: Thursday, May 2, 2019 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Location: Independence Blue Cross – 1901 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Does it surprise you to know that the average...

Environmental Justice & Community Wellness Event – Apr 13

Overbrook Environmental Education Center

Meet leaders from Philadelphia’s health and environmental community – free wellness and health resources, vendors, wellness serves, food, energy, conservation, health professionals. Time:...

7th Annual Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition Award Ceremony – Apr 3

City of Philadelphia

Join us to celebrate Philly’s outstanding volunteers at the 7th Annual Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition Award Ceremony! This free event will recognize National Service members and...

Black Male Symposium – Apr 11-12

Shippensburg University

Shippensburg University is hosting a Black Male Symposium on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, 2019. The symposium is a professional conference to serve as a space to exchange ideas and...

The College Completion Challenge, It Starts in High School – Apr. 4

Philadelphia Education Fund

Date and Time: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:45 AM – 10:00 AM Location: Philadelphia Performing Arts – Vine St. Campus, School Cafe, 1600 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Join us for the next...

CDC 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about CDCs, RCOs, and NACs – Apr 10

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

This session features in-depth analysis of the local community development sector and the range of actors that intersect and includes best practice approaches in a range of crucial neighborhood...

New Resources

Income inequality is rising so fast our data can’t keep up

Economic Policy Institute

Increase in wage inequality moving too fast for researchers: report Wages at the top of the income distribution continue to rise much more rapidly than wages for everyone else, according to an...

PYN’s Annual Report: Building Opportunity

Philadelphia Youth Network

Read PYN’s latest annual report: Building Opportunity At PYN, when we see young people, we see limitless possibilities. Our young people are our city’s untapped talent, the key driver to a...

Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 13

Campus Compact

Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 13 Making Accreditation Sexy Again: What is accreditation? Why should people focus on the public purposes of higher education care? Listen in as we discuss...

Timing Matters: How Delaying College Enrollment Affects Earnings Trajectories

Community College Research Center

The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University is out with a new working paper that examines the effect of delaying college enrollment on earnings. Using data...

Cops and No Counselors: How the Lack of School Mental Health Staff Is Harming Students

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Executive Summary The Department of Education recently required every public school to report the number of social workers, nurses, and psychologists employed for the first time in history. Data...

Better Information Could Help Eligible College Students Access Federal Food Assistance Benefits

Government Accountability Office

New Report: Many college students may not have enough to eat—but nobody knows exactly how many. Studies show a range of estimates, but none of the 31 we reviewed provided a national estimate. We...

Valuing Strengths, Fostering Success

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Valuing Strengths, Fostering Success Diversity & Democracy, Fall 2018 Vol. 21, No. 4 Students from low-income backgrounds come to college with valuable perspectives and strengths, yet they also...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Service-Learning for Medical Schools: Exploring Pedagogy & Practice

Child Family Health International (CFHI)

CFHI runs free, live webinars at various dates and times throughout the year. Webinars provide information on CFHI’s UN-recognized Global Health Education Programs, various academic partnership...

Webinar: The Syllabus Can Do That? Tips to Motivate and Engage Students Before Class Even Begins, Apr. 19

Stylus Publishing

A thoughtfully constructed syllabus can be transformative for your students’ learning, communicating the path they can take to succeed. In this webinar, authors Christine Harrington and Melissa...

How to Build Your Email List Using Your Website and Social Media Platforms – Apr 4

Charity How To

How to Build Your Email List Using Your Website and Social Media Platforms – A Step-by-Step Guide Thursday, April 4th at 3:00 PM or Tuesday, April 9th at 1:00 PM This 90 Minute Interactive...

New Municipal Identification Program Called PHL City ID

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia has rolled out a soft launch of a new municipal identification program called PHL City ID. Beginning this week, residents can go to City Hall to obtain what the Pennsylvania...

Seeking Submissions for the Academic Minute

WAMC Northeast Public Radio

AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella is host of the radio segment The Academic Minute, produced by WAMC Northeast Public Radio in partnership with AAC&U. The Academic Minute features professors...

Webinar: Democracy’s Future, Apr. 11

Free Elections Center

Democracy’s Future Webinar – April 11th at 2 Join Fair Elections Center and Campus Vote Project on for a webinar discussion on legislative ideas to expand access to registration and...

Webinar: Connecting the Branches: Insights from the National Academies Report on Integrative Learning – Apr 9

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 3:00 EDT This webinar is a collaboration between AAC&U and the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities. Please join our upcoming webinar, “Connecting the...

Webinar: Strategies that Promote Success among First-Year Student Athletes, Apr. 18

Yes We Must Coalition

You are invited to a Zoom webinar sponsored by the Yes We Must Coalition on Thursday, April 18, 2019, 4 PM.  We know that data should drive decision-making regarding the success of our low-income...

Webinar: Getting Serious about Cyber Security, May 8

LaSalle Nonprofit Center

There are reported cases of even small nonprofits having data stolen from their servers and held for ransom.  As a sector, we rely upon public confidence and donor trust, which means a cyber...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Assistant, Penn Center for Community Health Workers

University of Pennsylvania

About the position: Are you an organized, results-oriented, multitasker with a passion for social justice? If so, this is the job for you! We’re looking for a highly competent, diplomatic,...

Family Literacy Educator, GrandFamily Literacy Program

SOWN

Grandfamily Resource Center at SOWN Full Time Family Literacy Educator: SOWN is seeking a Family Literacy Educator to provide a range of family literacy services for grandparents and the...

2020 Census Jobs

U.S. Census Bureau

Earn extra income while helping your community. The Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. We are hiring for a variety of temporary...

Paid Internship: College Access Site Director, Summer 2019

Let's Get Ready

As a College Access Site Director,  you will recruit and manage volunteer college students who provide SAT preparation and college admissions guidance to high school students. This is a 15-hour per...

Director of the Critical Path Learning Center, Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers

Philadelphia FIGHT

Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers provide culturally-competent comprehensive primary care, and state of the art HIV primary care to low-income members of the community, along with research,...

Case Manager, Emergency and Transitional Housing

People’s Emergency Center

People’s Emergency Center Department: Case Management Classification: Exempt Reports to: Director, Emergency & Transitional Housing JOB DESCRIPTION Summary: The Case Manager for the Emergency...

Healthy Huntingdon Partnership VISTA position

Juniata College

If you are considering a year of service next year, please apply for the CCNYPA AmeriCorp VISTA Community Partnership Coordinator position for the “Healthy Huntingdon Partnership” with...

Senior Project Coordinator – CHOP

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

CHOP’s Community Relations Office is currently hiring for a Senior Project Coordinator. The job posting for the position is available here. The requisition ID is 25007. The Senior Project...

Grant Opportunities

Applications for Reproductive Health Programs – May 1

Lalor Foundation

Lalor Foundation Accepting Applications for Reproductive Health Programs Through its Anna Lalor Burdick Program, the Lalor Foundation seeks to empower young women and enhance their opportunities in...

Innovative Nursing-Driven Interventions – Apr 29

Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation

Hillman Foundation Seeks Proposals for Innovative Nursing-Driven Interventions With the goal of improving patient care in hospitals, clinics, homes, and communities, the Rita and Alex Hillman...

Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence – May 1

William T. Grant Foundation

William T. Grant Foundation Invites Applications for Studies Designed to Improve Use of Research Evidence The New York City-based William T. Grant Foundation is accepting applications for its...

Faculty Updates

Webinar: Service-Learning for Medical Schools: Exploring Pedagogy & Practice

Child Family Health International (CFHI)

CFHI runs free, live webinars at various dates and times throughout the year. Webinars provide information on CFHI’s UN-recognized Global Health Education Programs, various academic partnership...

Webinar: The Syllabus Can Do That? Tips to Motivate and Engage Students Before Class Even Begins, Apr. 19

Stylus Publishing

A thoughtfully constructed syllabus can be transformative for your students’ learning, communicating the path they can take to succeed. In this webinar, authors Christine Harrington and Melissa...

Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 13

Campus Compact

Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 13 Making Accreditation Sexy Again: What is accreditation? Why should people focus on the public purposes of higher education care? Listen in as we discuss...

Seeking Submissions for the Academic Minute

WAMC Northeast Public Radio

AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella is host of the radio segment The Academic Minute, produced by WAMC Northeast Public Radio in partnership with AAC&U. The Academic Minute features professors...

2019 SENCER Summer Institute: STEM Learning Networks as a Force for Civic Renewal, Aug. 1-4

SENCER

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 SENCER Summer Institute (SSI) will be hosted by Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, August 1-4, 2019. SSI is the cornerstone of NCSCE’s...

Webinar: Democracy’s Future, Apr. 11

Free Elections Center

Democracy’s Future Webinar – April 11th at 2 Join Fair Elections Center and Campus Vote Project on for a webinar discussion on legislative ideas to expand access to registration and...

Call for Proposals: Global Citizenship for Campus, Community, and Careers – Apr 24

Association of American Colleges and Universities

October 17–19, 2019 San Antonio, Texas Proposals Due: Wednesday, April 24 The Association of American Colleges and Universities is pleased to announce the call for proposals for “Global...

Valuing Strengths, Fostering Success

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Valuing Strengths, Fostering Success Diversity & Democracy, Fall 2018 Vol. 21, No. 4 Students from low-income backgrounds come to college with valuable perspectives and strengths, yet they also...

Black Male Symposium – Apr 11-12

Shippensburg University

Shippensburg University is hosting a Black Male Symposium on Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, 2019. The symposium is a professional conference to serve as a space to exchange ideas and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2019 SENCER Summer Institute: STEM Learning Networks as a Force for Civic Renewal, Aug. 1-4

SENCER

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 SENCER Summer Institute (SSI) will be hosted by Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, August 1-4, 2019. SSI is the cornerstone of NCSCE’s...

Call for Proposals: Global Citizenship for Campus, Community, and Careers – Apr 24

Association of American Colleges and Universities

October 17–19, 2019 San Antonio, Texas Proposals Due: Wednesday, April 24 The Association of American Colleges and Universities is pleased to announce the call for proposals for “Global...

Call for Proposals: Celebrating the “I” in IARSLCE: Researching Engagement Across Borders, due May 17

IARSLCE

The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is pleased to announce that proposals are now being accepted for the 2019 conference in...

Advisory and Service Learning Institute: Academics, Engagement and Purposeful Action

New York State Association of Independent Schools

Monday, July 15 – Thursday, July 18, 2019 Location: Carey Conference Center Rensselaerville, NY A four-day Institute of Conversations, Seminars, Ideas and Collegial Exchange led by Cathryn...

College Success Network

Timing Matters: How Delaying College Enrollment Affects Earnings Trajectories

Community College Research Center

The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University is out with a new working paper that examines the effect of delaying college enrollment on earnings. Using data...

Better Information Could Help Eligible College Students Access Federal Food Assistance Benefits

Government Accountability Office

New Report: Many college students may not have enough to eat—but nobody knows exactly how many. Studies show a range of estimates, but none of the 31 we reviewed provided a national estimate. We...

Valuing Strengths, Fostering Success

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Valuing Strengths, Fostering Success Diversity & Democracy, Fall 2018 Vol. 21, No. 4 Students from low-income backgrounds come to college with valuable perspectives and strengths, yet they also...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Opportunity: College Access Coach, Summer 2019

Let's Get Ready

As a College Access Coach, you are on the frontlines of educational equity as a tutor, role model, and mentor. Volunteer as an SAT coach to a small group of high school students in your community and...

volunteers needed, Spring Tree Planting – Apr 27

UC Green

SAVE THE DATE! UC Green’s Spring Tree Planting will be Saturday, April 27th. We are inviting organizations and individuals to join us for a fun filled day of beautification and community...

STEM-a-Thon Volunteers Needed

Science Education Academy

The Science Education Academy (SEA) is looking for volunteers for the 2019 STEM-a-Thon. This event is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Festival and will take place on Friday, May 3rd, 6pm to...

various Volunteer Opportunities with TechGirlz

TechGirlz

TechGirlz is a Philadelphia-based 501(c)3 nonprofit inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers. Founder Tracey Welson-Rossman notes that...


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