The week of

June 3, 2019

Other Local Events and Workshops

Teaching About Caring and Curing in Our City’s Past: Philadelphia, Public Health, and the World, June 24

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Date and Time: Monday, June 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM Location: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Measles? Mumps? Ebola? Our news is filled with new...

Book a Tour of “An Immigrant Alphabet” Exhibit

Global Philadelphia Association

An Immigrant Alphabet is a public art installation produced by Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, featuring the work of artist Wendy Ewald in collaboration with eighteen Northeast High School students...

Friends Peace and Sanctuary: Center City Exhibitions

Swarthmore College

Opening day June 7th Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary, which was a featured pre-conference event during April’s 30th Anniversary PHENND Conference, is opening their Center City Exhibitions on June...

ECA’s Community Energy Conference 2019, June 7

Energy Coordinating Agency

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019, 8 AM – 4 PM Location: PECO Energy Hall (lower level), 2301 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Join the Energy Coordinating Agency as we look toward the future of...

Safe Spaces Model Training, July 20

BuildaBridge

Date and Time: Saturday, July 20, 2019, 8:00 AM – 1 PM Where: Drexel University College of Medicine, 2900 Queen Lane, Phila., PA 19144 The BuildaBridge Safe Spaces Model is a person-centered,...

Philadelphia Civic Trust Monthly Meeting, June 26

Philadelphia Civic Trust

The Philadelphia Civic Trust is a community based opportunity for all citizens to engage in public service by implementing a unique style for solving city issues that’s not typically seen in...

Summer Thyme Cooks Program at Free Library, Applications Due June 7

Free Library of Philadelphia

The Culinary Literacy Center’s Summer Thyme Cooks program is open for applications. This year the Nourishing Literacy Kitchen Team is offering a week-long library and cooking program for youth...

New Resources

Out of the Echo Chamber: Rebuilding Trust in News

John S. and James K. Knight Foundation

Out of the Echo Chamber: Rebuilding Trust in News examines the effects of media on democracy. Join Jonathan Rothwell, principal economist for Gallup, in partnership with the John S. and James K....

Annual State of Center City 2019 Report

Central Philadelphia Development Corporation

Today at the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation’s quarterly meeting, Center City District (CCD) released its annual State of Center City 2019, a data-driven compendium, organized by...

First Up Champions for Early Education Annual Report

First Up

These last two years have been momentous for First Up, to say the least. In 2017, we were still DVAEYC and celebrated 50 years of our service to the  Early Childhood Education (ECE) community. In...

New National Youth Turnout Estimates for 2018 Elections

CIRCLE

We recently published a new estimate of young people’s participation in last year’s midterm elections: of youth turned out to vote in 2018. This estimate, calculated using the voter file...

Blog Post – Progressive Pedagogy On the Road

HASTAC

Last week, we took Progressive Pedagogy on the road to two conferences in Vancouver: Digital Democracies at Simon Fraser University (SFU) and HASTAC’s Decolonizing Technologies,...

Resources from Digital Democracies Conference

Simon Fraser University

The Digital Democracies Conference, Artifical Publics, Just Infrastructures, Ethical Learning, was held in Vancouver in May, 2019. Watch livestream of the conference panels here.

Nonpartisan Candidate and Issue Guides

Campus Election Engagement Project

The Campus Election Engagement Project creates nonpartisan, state-specific candidate and issue guides to help students navigate candidate stands. It researches salient votes and what candidates say...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Ways To Use Data in Decision-Making, June 20

Yes We Must Coalition

How do we use the data we have?  We are pleased to announce a Yes We Must Coalition Webinar, June 20, 2019, 1 PM, led by two member schools that are participating in the YWM Longitudinal Data...

Afterschool webinar: Federal Policy and Afterschool Part II: Beyond 21st Century and Child Care Funds, June 5

Afterschool Alliance

While it’s easy to keep our focus on funding for 21st Century Community Learning Centers and Child Care Development Funds, this year Congress is looking at reauthorizing several laws that can...

Online Course: Educating for Informed and Equitable Voting, Begins June 17

CIRCLE

CIRCLE is excited to partner with UC Riverside’s Civic Engagement Research Group (CERG) on a new online course for educators who want to better prepare youth for voting and participation in...

Drexel Free Literacy Summer Camp, Applications Due June 28

Drexel University

The Drexel School of Education is running its third year of the literacy camp this summer for four weeks at the Dornsife Community Center, 3509 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA, from July...

#GivingTuesday (and Cause Awareness day): Hype or Hurrah? – Jun 13

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Now is the time to start planning for 2019 Since its inception in 2012, #GivingTuesday has been touted as a “global day of giving, fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.” And for...

Philly Bus Stops Offer Chance to Learn Math

Education Week

Bus stops in some areas of Philadelphia now feature puzzle walls and patterned sidewalks to encourage conversations about math and science between parents and their children as part of the Urban...

Excellence in AmeriCorps Awards, Nominations Due July 1

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service is accepting nominations for the annual Excellence in AmeriCorps Awards, a special opportunity to spotlight extraordinary programs and inspiring...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of School Support and Literacy Achievement

Independence Mission Schools

Independence Mission Schools (IMS) is a non-profit network of schools re-envisioning Catholic education in and around the City of Philadelphia. Our schools have been beacons of hope for families from...

Specials Teachers (Art, Music, P.E., Technology, Library) – Various Schools 2019-2020

Independence Mission Schools

Independence Mission Schools (IMS) educate students of all faiths living throughout Philadelphia. Our inspiring new network of 15 schools blends the best of Catholic education with innovative...

Middle School Teachers (5-8) – Various Schools 2019-2020

Independence Mission Schools

Independence Mission Schools (IMS) educate students of all faiths living throughout Philadelphia. Our inspiring new network of 15 schools blends the best of Catholic education with innovative...

Elementary Grade School Teachers (PreK-4) – Various Schools 2019-2020

Independence Mission Schools

Independence Mission Schools (IMS) educate students of all faiths living throughout Philadelphia. Our inspiring new network of 15 schools blends the best of Catholic education with innovative...

Challah for Hunger: Program Associate, Full-Time

Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger builds communities inspired and equipped to take action against hunger. Established at Scripps College in 2004, the network has grown to over 85 chapters in four countries, baking...

Service Year Expansion Manager

City of Philadelpphia

The City of Philadelphia is hiring for a position which will support our work with the National Service Task Force Steering Committee. We are looking for an individual who is familiar with the...

Doctors Without Borders Recruitment, June 24

Doctors Without Borders

On Monday, June 24th, 2019, 6:30-8:00 PM, you are invited to join Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for a recruitment information session in Philadelphia, PA. This is your...

PowerCorpsPHL, Workforce Development Program

Power Corps PHL

We’re happy to announce: New career pathway tracks: available in Green Infrastructure, Electrical, or Urban Forestry Increased living allowance: now $670 bi-weekly, before taxes (an $190...

Learning Advisor (Math Focus)

CollegeTogether

CollegeTogether’s HospitalityTogether (HT) program is a revolutionary learning ecosystem that combines workforce advancement and an entirely new way to approach higher education. In partnership...

Early Education Teaching Opportunities with Bright Horizons, Deadline June 21

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

WPSI (West Philadelphia Skills Initiative) is now recruiting for job opportunities in early education with Bright Horizons.  WPSI is a training program which connects you to the tools, behaviors and...

Grant Opportunities

Request for Proposals: Family Academy: Courses & Training – Jun 21

School District of Philadelphia

DUE THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 7 June 21 AT 2PM! REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Family Academy: Courses & Training 2019-2020 School Year Download & Read the Full RFP Here BACKGROUND INFORMATION The School...

Open-Source Internet Projects

Mozilla

Mozilla Invites Applications for Open-Source Internet Projects Mozilla was born out of and remains part of the open source and free software movement. Through the Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS)...

100&Change Competition – Jul 16

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

MacArthur Foundation Invites Applications for Second 100&Change Competition Through its 100&Change competition, the John D. And Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation awards a single $100 million...

Research initiative: Conference on College Composition and Communication – Oct 1

National Council of Teachers of English

Conference on College Composition & Communication Invites Research Proposals The Conference on College Composition and Communication is inviting proposals for its Research Initiative, which is...

Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program – Sep 3

Lilly Endowment

Lilly Endowment Invites Applications for Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program The Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program is one of the Lilly Endowment’s longest standing programs and began as a way...

Faith In/And Democracy Grant, Application Deadline July 1

PACE

At this important moment for our democracy, many civic engagement funders and practitioners have redoubled efforts to bridge social and political divides. Today, Philanthropy for Active Civic...

Ecotech Grants – Jul 15

Captain Planet Foundation

Captain Planet Foundation Accepting Applications for Ecotech Grants The Captain Planet Foundation is accepting applications from schools and nonprofit organizations for its Ecotech Grant program,...

Faculty Updates

Beyond Borders: Embracing Multiple Ways of Knowing and Being – Mar 6-9

Campus Compact Western Region

There’s still time to register for the 2019 Western Region of Campus Compact, Continuums of Service Conference, Beyond Borders: Embracing Multiple Ways of Knowing and Being, March 6-9, 2019,...

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Resource Library

Community Campus Partnerships for Health

Did you know that Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) has a resource library? The online library includes topics on Community Based Participatory Research Community Engaged Scholarship...

Student-led Summit on Homelessness and Poverty, March 1-3

Community Empowerment Fund

Last year, students at Brown University held the first inaugural Summit on Homelessness and Poverty. In doing so, they brought together a coalition of student organizations from across the country...

Philly Forward Summer Internship

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) announces that it is now accepting applications for its Philly Forward summer internship program. This eight-week paid internship is designed to...

Convergence of Childhood Obesity and Hunger, February 22, 2019

West Chester University

CONVERGENCE OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY AND HUNGER: TAKING ACTION FEBRUARY 22, 2019, 8am–4pm, West Chester University This one-day interactive symposium will focus on issues and opportunities related to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Connecting Across the Postsecondary Pipeline

National College Access Network

Spring Training Registration Now Open! Are you a high school counselor, principal, or district leader wondering how your school can partner with a local college or university? Are you a...

Raising Our Voices: Bold Innovations That Empower Students – Apr 3-5

National Partnerships for Educational Access

NPEA Annual Conference April 3-5, 2019 Chicago, IL As our country continues to face overwhelming challenges, NPEA’s 11th annual conference invites us to collectively raise our voices to...

Call for Proposals: Engaged Scholarship and Social Justice Undergraduate Conference – Feb 8

Harvard University

Harvard University is currently accepting research proposal forms for its annual Engaged Scholarship and Social Justice Undergraduate Conference to be held on April 4th and 5th. This is a great...

Call for Proposals: Equitable Development Conference – Feb 22

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Announcing PACDC’s 2019 Equitable Development Conference After last year’s sold out event, we’re ready for an even deeper conversation at the 2019 Equitable Development Conference!...

Call for Proposals: Racing Toward Postsecondary Success – Mar 15

National College Access Network

NCAN is pleased to announce the opening of the call for proposals for the 2019 NCAN National Conference: Racing Toward Postsecondary Success. Do you have best practices, data, or experiences that...

Beyond Borders: Embracing Multiple Ways of Knowing and Being – Mar 6-9

Campus Compact Western Region

There’s still time to register for the 2019 Western Region of Campus Compact, Continuums of Service Conference, Beyond Borders: Embracing Multiple Ways of Knowing and Being, March 6-9, 2019,...

Student-led Summit on Homelessness and Poverty, March 1-3

Community Empowerment Fund

Last year, students at Brown University held the first inaugural Summit on Homelessness and Poverty. In doing so, they brought together a coalition of student organizations from across the country...

People and Places 2019 – Apr 15-17

National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations

Be part of the event that galvanizes the community development movement. Join people from different regions, cultures, and national networks as we share what’s working to strengthen...

Call for Proposals: Nonprofit Institute, September 2019

Nonprofit Learning Lab

The Nonprofit Learning Lab is currently accepting workshop proposals for our Nonprofit Lab in Philadelphia on 9/13/2019. We are looking for proposals that provide successful examples, methods, and...

College Success Network

College Success Network Updates – February 2019

PHENND

A lot has happened so far in early 2019! Our first webinar was held January 24th, as part of the “Data & Information” group answering the question, “How do we identify, measure...

A Call for Partners: Intermediaries for Scale – Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

As a foundation, we believe we can make an impact by supporting networks of schools, colleges and universities, and local and community organizations so they can share what works with each other in...

Nominate a program for Examples of Excelencia!

Excelencia in Education

Tell Excelencia in Education what works for Latino students in higher education: Do you know of a program that helps Latinos access, complete, and excel in higher education? Nominate this program...

Closing the College Graduation Gap: 2018 National College Access and Success Benchmarking Report

National College Access Network

Closing the College Graduation Gap: NCAN’S 2018 Benchmarking Report Students who receive services from NCAN member organizations enroll in and complete postsecondary education at rates far...

Connecting Across the Postsecondary Pipeline

National College Access Network

Spring Training Registration Now Open! Are you a high school counselor, principal, or district leader wondering how your school can partner with a local college or university? Are you a...

Federal Reserve Report: Student Borrowing May Lead to Rural Brain Drain

National College Access Network

By MorraLee Keller, Director of Technical Assistance, NCAN We know that job opportunities in rural areas are relatively scarce in comparison to the number of jobs available in urban areas. New data...

Call for Proposals: Racing Toward Postsecondary Success – Mar 15

National College Access Network

NCAN is pleased to announce the opening of the call for proposals for the 2019 NCAN National Conference: Racing Toward Postsecondary Success. Do you have best practices, data, or experiences that...

Partnerships Classifieds

Internship Opportunities Available at Global Philadelphia

Global Philadelphia Association

Are you passionate about Philadelphia and all that our amazing region has to offer? Are you also curious about international affairs and possess a global consciousness? Combine your passions and join...

Judges needed, George Washington Carver Science Fair

George Washington Carver Science Fair

Philadelphia’s Carver Fair is one of the city’s best kept secrets – and is celebrating its 40th anniversary next year. Close to 900 4th-12th grade Philadelphia public, charter,...

Volunteer Tax Site Greeter/Intake Specialist, PathwaysPA

PathwaysPA

Roles: Provide support to the tax site by greeting and screening all tax filers to ensure the filer has all necessary information and documents required to complete a tax return Responsibilities: Use...

Sales/Green Marketing and Advertising interns, Philadelphia Community Corps

Philadelphia Community Corps

Philadelphia Community Corps/PhillyReclaim is looking for spring Sales/Green Marketing and Advertising interns for college credit! Learn more about Philadelphia Community Corps here:  While working...


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