The week of

August 20, 2019

Other Local Events and Workshops

Skills Workshop: Artistic Journaling, Sept. 27or 28

BuildaBridge

Learn how to infuse BuildaBridge pedagogy into a hands-on participatory journaling process workshop on September 27 or 28, 2019,  6:00 – 7:30 PM. Location: Tabernacle United Church, 3700...

Arts, Creativity & Human Development, Sept. 28

BuildaBridge

Arts, Creativity & Human Development Introduces students to the nature of art as a creative process, the role of art in human development, the concept of art skill acquisition from a...

Foundations in Trauma-Informed Art-making, Sept. 27

BuildaBridge

Through both didactic and experiential learning, this full-day (8 hour) course on September 27, 2019, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, reviews the key elements of the BuildaBridge trauma-informed,...

Mochas & Mentoring: Conversations on Masculinity, Sept. 18

MENTOR Independence Region

Join MENTOR Independence Region for this FREE lively discussion on September 18, 2019,8:30-10:00 AM on how mentors and mentoring programs can support all youth, and particularly young men of color,...

Back to School with Dr. William Hite, Sept. 12

Philadelphia Education Fund

Join us September 12th to kick off a new season of the Philadelphia Education Fund’s monthly speaker series Education First Compact, 7:45-10:00 AM, National Constitution Center, 525 Arch...

Train the Trainers Workshop, Sept. 13

Nonprofit Learning Lab

The Nonprofit Learning Lab is hosting a Train the Trainers workshop in Philadelphia. This is a great training for those that train or facilitate adult learners. Details about the training and...

Get Involved Happy Hour: Back To School

Young Involved Philadelphia

This Back to School Edition of Young Involved Philly’s Get Involved Happy Hour is focused on bringing you organizations that support education and serve students. If you are interested in...

2019 Arts Education Fair, Aug. 27

Global Philadelphia Association

Date and Time: August 27, 2019, 3-5 PM Location: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Hamilton Building, 128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 In its 4th year, and at a new location, the...

Back to School Barbecue, Sept. 6

Honickman Learning Center

Project Home’s Honickman Learning Center & Comcast Technology Labs welcome you to its Back to School Barbecue for the K-8 and teen after school programs.  Please join us on Friday,...

First Listening: Free Writing Workshop, August 28

Drexel University

A free writing workshop for adults 18+ Drexel University’s Writers Room will lead you through deep-listening activities to write untold stories about “Home” in this writing workshop on...

CCP: Civic Education Workshop Series

Community College of Philadelphia

Civics Education: So, you think you know your Government at Community College of Philadelphia In this noncredit, ten-week program, you will gain firsthand knowledge about our constitution, the court...

New Resources

Latinos in Higher Education: Compilation of Fast Facts

Excelencia in Education

Excelencia in Education, a nonprofit dedicated to accelerating Latino student success in higher education, held a briefing on Capitol Hill to share key findings from their recently released report,...

Place Matters: A Closer Look at Education Deserts

Third Way

It is a common misconception that most college-bound students travel out of state, or even across the country, to attend the institution of their choice. In fact, students are more likely to attend a...

Public Higher Education’s Declining Affordability for Low-Income Students

National College Access Network

There is, and has been, a tension in higher education between the public’s understanding of the benefits (financial and otherwise) of post-secondary attainment and their lack of ability to afford...

The 1619 Project: Curricular Resources for Reframing U.S. History and Identity

Pulitzer Center for Education

The 1619 Project, inaugurated with a special issue of The New York Times Magazine, challenges us to reframe history by marking the year when the first enslaved Africans arrived on Virginia soil as...

Miscellaneous

Merrimack College Online Master’s Degree in Community Engagement

Merrimack College

The Merrimack College Master’s degree in Community Engagement is officially launching an online degree option. Three four-credit courses will be available this fall. For more information, to...

Fall SAT and College Prep Programs

Let's Get Ready

The weather is cooling down and that means our fall programs are getting ready to launch! Applications are live for our programs. We invite rising seniors who are going to be the first in their...

Campus Compact 2019-2020 National Webinar Series

Campus Compact

Campus Compact’s National Webinar series returns for 2019-2020 with more to support and inspire you. Topics touch on issues of relevance to faculty, staff, students, and their partners in education...

TESOL Essentials: Getting Started, Register for Fall 2019

Penn GSE

Fall 2019 TESOL Essentials: Getting Started, September 10 – November 12, 2019 Registration deadline: Friday, September 6, 2019 Registration: $1260 The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School...

2019 Philadelphia Resident Survey

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia needs to hear from you! We would like to have as many individuals as possible complete the  2019 Philadelphia Resident Survey. It would be extremely helpful if any of your...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

JEVS – Grant Writer

JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services helps people from all walks of life including the under and unemployed as well as the elderly and individuals with physical, developmental, and emotional challenges.  We are...

Community Engagement Staff Attorney (Full-time)

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (“LASP”) seeks an attorney to staff a newly created Community Engagement Unit. LASP provides civil legal services to eligible clients in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and...

Service Platoon Leader

Mission Continues

The Mission Continues for Philadelphia and Pittsburgh is recruiting a veteran to serve as the Philly Platoon Leader who will start at the end of this year.  For all the details on what is expected,...

Paid Internship: College Access Site Director

Let's Get Ready

The weather is cooling down and that means our fall programs are getting ready to launch! Know any amazing college students looking for work for the fall? We’re currently hiring for Site...

Delaware Valley Community Health VISTA

National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

The primary focus of the Delaware Valley Community Health service project will be access to Health Care. The VISTA member will split their time between Maria de los Santos Health Center (MdlS) and...

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network Community Host

National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium is looking for an AmeriCorps VISTA member to start in September for the Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network Community Host (PIHN). The PIHN program...

Netter Center: Classroom Instructor, Part-time

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Instructor position in the Project Elevate program. Project Elevate will launch in September...

Upward Bound Counselor

University of Pennsylvania

To apply: University Overview The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy...

STEAM Scholars Project Coordinator, Application Deadline Sept. 3

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund

General Overview of Position: The STEAM Scholars project, based within Roxborough High School’s Academy of Health Sciences & Research, is a pilot initiative funded by the US Department of...

Train for Construction Jobs with The HOW Group and the Skills Initiative

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

Who should apply? Hard-working, attentive, and reliable individuals who have experience working in construction, labor, demolition, facilities maintenance, or related fields. Are you eligible? All...

Alliance for Decision Education: Instructional Designer (Math)

Alliance for Decision Education

The Alliance for Decision Education (formerly How I Decide Foundation) is dedicated to the belief that better decisions lead to better lives and a better society. Our mission is to improve lives by...

Alliance for Decision Education: Director of Learning

Alliance for Decision Education

The Alliance for Decision Education (formerly How I Decide Foundation) is dedicated to the belief that better decisions lead to better lives and a better society. Our mission is to improve lives by...

Alliance for Decision Education: Partnerships & Investment Manager

Alliance for Decision Education

The Alliance for Decision Education (formerly How I Decide Foundation) is dedicated to the belief that better decisions lead to better lives and a better society. Our mission is to improve lives by...

Independence Mission Schools Openings

Independence Mission Schools

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

Senior Business Partner Specialist (Full-time)

Philadelphia Youth Network

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a solutions-builder forging together significant players to alleviate a root cause of poverty by preparing 12-24-year-olds to become productive working adults....

Project manager, Summer (Full-time)

Philadelphia Youth Network

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a solutions-builder forging together significant players to alleviate a root cause of poverty by preparing 12-24-year-olds to become productive working adults....

Web Application Developer (Full-time)

Philadelphia Youth Network

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a solutions-builder forging together significant players to alleviate a root cause of poverty by preparing 12-24-year-olds to become productive working adults....

Grant Opportunities

Science Student Civic Engagement Projects – Sep 20

Research!America

Research!America Announces Call for Proposals for Science Student Civic Engagement Projects Supported in part by a grant from the Rita Allen Foundation, Research!America has announced a request for...

Immigrant Communities Safe & Thriving – Sep 16

Alfred and Mary Douty Foundation

Alfred and Mary Douty Foundation Invites Applications From Grassroots Organizations The mission of the Alfred and Mary Douty Foundation is to support grassroots organizations and movements working to...

Education Dissertation Fellowships – Oct 3

National Academy of Education

National Academy of Education Invites Applications for Dissertation Fellowships The National Academy of Education is inviting applications for its NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program. The...

Social and Environmental Justice Projects – Oct 16

Ben & Jerry's Foundation

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Seeks Applications for Social and Environmental Justice Projects The Ben and Jerry’s Foundation is inviting applications for its Grassroots Organizing for Social...

Energize the Environment Program – Oct 30

Quadratec

Quadratec Invites Applications for ‘Energize the Environment’ Program Quadratec is inviting applications for its Energize the Environment Grant Program. Through the program a single grant of...

Youth conservation grants – Oct 1

Papoose Conservation Wildlife Foundation

Papoose Conservation Wildlife Foundation Invites Applications for Youth, Applied Conservation Grants The Papoose Conservation Wildlife Foundation in Del Mar, California, is unique in that it focuses...

Spark Justice Fund – Sep 9

Borealis Philanthropy

Borealis Philanthropy Invites Applications for the Spark Justice Fund The Spark Justice Fund is a donor collaborative at Borealis Philanthropy that supports grassroots organizing and advocacy groups...

Faculty Updates

Merrimack College Online Master’s Degree in Community Engagement

Merrimack College

The Merrimack College Master’s degree in Community Engagement is officially launching an online degree option. Three four-credit courses will be available this fall. For more information, to...

Campus Compact 2019-2020 National Webinar Series

Campus Compact

Campus Compact’s National Webinar series returns for 2019-2020 with more to support and inspire you. Topics touch on issues of relevance to faculty, staff, students, and their partners in education...

CUMU 25th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, October 21-23

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

This year’s conference theme, All In: The Urban Mission, is perfect for Philadelphia. Our local member institutions are national leaders in fully adopting and integrating the urban mission. To...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

The NEXT Institute on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Brooklyn, NY, Nov. 9

Community Works Institute

The Next Institute on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: From Classroom to Community, Moving Toward Social Justice is on Saturday, November 9, 2019, 8:30am-4pm. This event is limited to 35...

CUMU 25th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, October 21-23

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

This year’s conference theme, All In: The Urban Mission, is perfect for Philadelphia. Our local member institutions are national leaders in fully adopting and integrating the urban mission. To...

College Success Network

Latinos in Higher Education: Compilation of Fast Facts

Excelencia in Education

Excelencia in Education, a nonprofit dedicated to accelerating Latino student success in higher education, held a briefing on Capitol Hill to share key findings from their recently released report,...

Place Matters: A Closer Look at Education Deserts

Third Way

It is a common misconception that most college-bound students travel out of state, or even across the country, to attend the institution of their choice. In fact, students are more likely to attend a...

Public Higher Education’s Declining Affordability for Low-Income Students

National College Access Network

There is, and has been, a tension in higher education between the public’s understanding of the benefits (financial and otherwise) of post-secondary attainment and their lack of ability to afford...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Positions for College Students: College Access Coach

Let's Get Ready

The weather is cooling down and that means our fall programs are getting ready to launch! College student volunteers are needed to make our fall programs a success! We are looking for over 100...

Free ESL Civics & Workforce Classes

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund

The next cycle of ESL/EL Civics classes begins October 28, 2019.  Applications are being accepted now for assessment test appointments in September. CLASSES ARE 6 HOURS EACH WEEK FOR 16 WEEKS....

Volunteer Mentors Needed

All Hands on Deck 4 Philly

All Hands on Deck 4 Philly is a mentoring program for adolescent parents in Philadelphia. We are a Non-Profit group in Philadelphia, that exists with the efforts to provide life-long connections and...

Volunteers Needed for Refugee Education Program

Southeast by Southeast

Southeast by Southeast has a very urgent need for after school home work help volunteers with refugee and migrant/language learning youth this fall. The program meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3...


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