The week of

September 24, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

Call for Proposals: PHENND Conference on Housing – due Dec 6

PHENND

We are looking for individuals who plan on attending the “PHENND CONFERENCE: Housing,” to be held Friday, February 28, 2020 to design and lead paper presentations and workshops. This...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Family Engagement Conference, Oct. 19

The School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia’s Office of Family and Community Engagement is hosting a big Family Engagement Conference, Roadmap to Navigating the School District on Saturday, October 19,...

2019 UTILITY PARTNERSHIPS CONFERENCE – HEATING UP PHILLY, Oct. 11

Energy Coordinating Agency

Join the Energy Coordinating Agency and utility partners as we prepare for a new winter season. “HEATING UP PHILLY” is geared to the social service professional- housing counselors, energy...

Preparing Students for a Cultural Experience, Sept. 24 (Free PD for Phila. Teachers)

Penn Museum

Preparing Students for a Cultural Experience How can teachers prepare students to talk about culture with empathy? Part of the mission of the Penn Museum is to inspire openness, insight, and...

Knowledge by the Slice: Is Flint a Signal of Things to Come? Sept. 26

Penn Arts and Sciences

Is Flint a Signal of Things to Come? Our Nation’s Water Infrastructure Issues Howard Neukrug, Professor of Practice, Earth and Environmental Science, and Executive Director of The Water Center...

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE 4TH ANNUAL FAFSA KICKOFF! Oct. 3

The School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia will be hosting the 4th Annual FAFSA Challenge Kickoff, sponsored by the Philadelphia 76ers, on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 from 4pm to 7pm. This event is open...

Mighty Writers Gospel Breakfast, Sept. 29

Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers will host a Gospel Breakfast. We’ll serve classic southern-style cuisine and the Girard College Choir, led by Paul Eaton, will pay tribute to Philadelphia’s legendary Dixie...

MightyFest for Elementary Kids! Sept. 26 & 28

Mighty Writers

MightyFest Comics & Confidence Workshops Every year for MightyFest, we return to our Mighty roots in comic books and self-esteem with the special workshop, “Mighty Comics & Confidence.”...

#Waste Not for CFET: A Culinary Extravaganza, Sept. 28

Center for Environmental Transformation

Please join us with friends on September 28, 2019, 5:30-8:30 PM, Camden Fireworks, 1813 South Broadway in Camden for a culinary extravaganza with delicious foods prepared by noted local Chefs, drink...

Reading Instruction – Where to Start? How To Be Transformative and Not Additive, Oct. 3

Saint Joseph's University

Calling all educators! Please join Dr. Heidi Beverine-Curry, The Reading League’s co-founder and Vice President for Professional Development, as she helps school leaders and teachers make sense...

Homes within Reach Conference, Nov. 18-20

Homes Within Reach

Each year, the Homes Within Reach conference provides an opportunity for service providers, housing professionals, community builders and those passionately committed to ensuring a home for every...

Decolonizing the Borderlands: Root Causes, Resilience, and Resistance, Oct. 18

Cabrini University

Cabrini University’s Center on Immigration & Jordan Center present: Decolonizing the Borderlands: Root Causes, Resilience, and Resistance, Keynote Juan D. González Date and Time: Friday,...

Workshop: Exploring Contemporary World Cultures, Oct. 21

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Date and Time: Monday, October 21, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 The work of contemporary artists in any art form can act as a door...

Workshop: Introduction to Trauma-Informed Practice for Teaching Artists, Oct. 15

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Date and Time: Tuesday, October 15, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM Location: Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102  Any artist working in community settings...

New Training: Trauma-Informed Practice for Teaching Artists, Application Deadline Oct. 6

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

APPLICATION OPEN SEPTEMBER 16,2019-OCTOBER 6, 2019 TRAUMA-INFORMED PRACTICE FOR TEACHING ARTISTS:  November 4 – December 2, 2019 An in-depth training to incorporate trauma informed practice into...

A Town Hall Series: Knock Out Opioid Abuse, Oct. 16

Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10 AM – 12 PM (Doors open at 9 AM) Location: Rutgers University – Camden Campus Center, 326 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102 Hear from local...

Restorative Practices – Creating Cohesive Culture Event, Oct. 15

YouthBuild Philadelphia

Date and Time: October 15, 2019, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Location: TBD This session will deliver tools and techniques necessary for successfully creating and maintaining a restorative culture in your...

The Entrepreneurial Mind: Teaching Kids to Think Differently, Oct. 23

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

The Roadmap for Growth Action Team (Roadmap) is a group of The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia  members and partners united to engage with a broad range of civic and neighborhood...

Taken for Granted? Challenging the Foundations of Nationhood through Narrative and Practice

University of Pennsylvania

GRADUATE WORKSHOP Taken for Granted? Challenging the Foundations of Nationhood through Narrative and Practice Wed. SEPTEMBER 18, 12:00-1:30 pm Room 350, 133 S. 36th Street Ronald O. Perelman Center...

Teaching About Caring and Curing in Our City’s Past: Philadelphia, Public Health, and the World, Sept. 28

Global Philadelphia Association

Measles? Mumps? Ebola? Our news is filled with new and recurring epidemics. To understand this news, students can be informed by lessons in social studies and STEM. The Historical Society of...

New Resources

New Issue of Metropolitan Universities – Vol 30 No 3, Engaging Communities in East Asia

Metropolitan Universities journal

The latest issue of Metropolitan Universities journal, ‘Engaging Communities in East Asia,’ showcases how urban-identified colleges and universities in East Asia are engaging with their...

PA Voter Registration Training for College Campuses

Campus Election Engagement Project

Here is our PA Voter Registration Training and the resources are listed on the final slide.  Feel free to distribute, all we ask in return is if folks reach out to us (johanna@) to let us know how...

Newly Released – National Report on College Student Voting

Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

IDHE’s national report is out. Democracy Counts 2018: Increased Student and Institutional Engagement reports that student voting rates doubled in 2018 to 40%, a full 21 percentage points higher...

Documentary Film: Circus Without Borders: Lessons in Using Art to Build a Better Future

Pulitzer Center for Education

“Circus Without Borders” is a documentary film that follows two circus troupes from opposite ends of the globe who converge to realize a common dream. Using circus arts as a means of...

Teaching Service-Learning Online – Open Access Learning Module

Virginia Commonwealth University

The Service-Learning Office at Virginia Commonwealth University in collaboration with the VCU ALT Lab has co-developed an open access learning module designed to help higher education instructors...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer for the 4th Annual FAFSA Challenge Kickoff, Oct. 3

The School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia will be hosting the 4th Annual FAFSA Challenge Kickoff, sponsored by the Philadelphia 76ers, on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 from 4pm to 7pm. This event is open...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Abstracts: Rutgers Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice Research Conference

Rutgers University

EDUCATION REFORM, COMMUNITIES, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: EXPLORING THE INTERSECTIONS Wednesday, May 20, 2019, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick,...

ASHA 2019 School Health Conference, Oct. 2-4

American School Health Association

The Registration deadline for the conference has been extended! The deadline to register is Sept. 30. ASHA will attempt to honor any requests for accommodation, such as special dietary needs;...

IARSLCE Research Agenda Setting Summit, Oct. 21, 23, 25

IARSLCE

Setting a Global Research Agenda, the Next Ten Years – Monday, October 21, 2019, 1-4 PM, the University of New Mexico If you are going to be in New Mexico in October for Imagining America’s...

2020 Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Keynote Speakers Announced

Gulf-South Summit

Keynote Speakers for the 2020 Gulf-South Summit, to be held in Nashville, TN, March 25-27, include Dr. Sekou Franklin, Associate Professor of Political Science at Middle TN State University and...

Registration Now Open for AAC&U’s 2020 Annual Meeting, Jan. 22-25

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Shaping the Future of Higher Education: An Invitation to Lead January 22–25, 2020 Washington, DC Early-bird registration deadline: November 18 Information aboutACAD program of events, and other...

Grant Opportunities

Applications for Program Evaluations focused on opportunity gaps – Dec 1

Brady Education Foundation

Brady Education Foundation Invites Applications for Program Evaluations The Brady Education Foundation seeks to close the opportunity gaps between children living in underresourced and/or...

Changing the National Conversation About Poverty, Economic Mobility – Nov 13

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Gates Foundation Issues Grand Challenge Call for Changing the National Conversation About Poverty, Economic Mobility Over the past few years, the team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has...

2020-2021 VISTA Host Site Application Announcement

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Campus Compact of New York & Pennsylvania (CCNYPA) is pleased to announce the availability of up to fifty-four...

Federal National Service Agency Announces 2020 AmeriCorps Grant Opportunity

Corporation for National and Community Service

WASHINGTON, – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, announced the availability of 2020 grant funding for the agency’s...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Pre-K Compliance Specialist, District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund

Position Summary: The Pre-K Compliance Specialist reports to the ECE Director of Workforce Strategy as a primary staff person for the Fund’s Quality and Provisional Pre-K Expansion contracts and as...

ECE Apprenticeship Coordinator, District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund

Position Summary: The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Apprenticeship Coordinator reports to the ECE Director of Workforce Strategy as the primary staff person for the Training Fund’s Degree ECE...

Director of LGBT Affairs, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

Agency Description The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is a new office created under Mayor James F. Kenney. The primary duty of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is to make recommendations over...

Coalition Director, Youthbuild Pennsylvania Coalition

YouthBuild Philadelphia

Description: The YouthBuild Pennsylvania Coalition (YB PA Coalition) is a nonprofit organization that acts as an advocate and resource for participating YouthBuild programs on the state and local...

“All Learning Counts” Program Manager, Application Deadline Sept. 30

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund

Position Summary: The primary responsibility of the Program Manager is to manage student enrollment into, progress through, and completion of college credit-conferring coursework under the umbrella...

Earn $17.40/Hour Working at the University of Pennsylvania – Recruiting and Training, Apply by Oct. 4

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

WPSI is now recruiting for training and union job opportunities in Custodial Services earning $ in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania. Who should apply? Reliable, customer...

Paid Marketing Internship for College Students with Money Mentor for FAFSA Support

MoneyMentor

Money Mentor is a division of CommonBond, Inc., a mission-based higher education financing company which provides student loan refinancing, origination, and employee benefits.   As a Money Mentor...

Director of Operations, Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders

Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW The Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders, Inc. (School Leaders) was created in 2015 based on the belief that Philadelphia’s strength as a city depends on its ability to...

Project Associate, Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders

Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW The Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders, Inc. (School Leaders) was created in 2015 based on the belief that Philadelphia’s strength as a city depends on its ability to...

Program Director, Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders

Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW The Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders, Inc. (School Leaders) was created in 2015 based on the belief that Philadelphia’s strength as a city depends on its ability to...

Miscellaneous

Horticultural Leadership Fellows Program – Oct 31

Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens Invites Applications for Horticultural Leadership Fellows Program Located in southeastern Pennsylvania in the Brandywine Creek Valley, Longwood Gardens is a living expression of...

PA Governor’s Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) Program

PA Department of State

We, at the Department of State, are thrilled to kick off the third year of the Governor’s Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) program. We have had two successful years, and now we are looking ahead...

Science Research Program for High School Students

The Trip Initiative

Want a hands-on, independent research experience? Challenge yourself to design and answer questions important to you in the TRIP Initiative at William Tennent High School this spring. Key Course...

Free Webinar: Impactful Careers in Global Health, Oct. 3

Unite for Sight

We are delighted to announce an upcoming free webinar entitled “Beyond Good Intentions: Designing Fulfilling and Impactful Careers in Global Health” which will be held on October 3rd,...

Online Training – Weaving Successful Partnerships: How Funders, Intermediaries, and Evaluators Can Collaborate for Change, Oct. 3

Grant Space

Funders who have ambitious goals to change large systems often engage intermediaries and evaluators to realize their visions. But what does it really take to make these partnerships work well? On...

Career Development and Financial Stability Program, Deadline to apply, Nov. 3

MindSet

MindSet is 3-5 year program for motivated adults seeking career development and financial stability. This cutting edge program pairs one-on-one coaching and group training  in the five core areas...

AAC&U Webinar: Strategies for Supporting Faculty Planning to Advance Curricular Coherence, Four Case Studies, Oct. 22

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

Strategies for Supporting Faculty Planning to Advance Curricular Coherence: Four Case Studies Date and Time: Tuesday, October 22, 3:00-4:00 PM When intentionally designed by faculty, curricular...

Democratic Engagement

PA Voter Registration Training for College Campuses

Campus Election Engagement Project

Here is our PA Voter Registration Training and the resources are listed on the final slide.  Feel free to distribute, all we ask in return is if folks reach out to us (johanna@) to let us know how...

Newly Released – National Report on College Student Voting

Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

IDHE’s national report is out. Democracy Counts 2018: Increased Student and Institutional Engagement reports that student voting rates doubled in 2018 to 40%, a full 21 percentage points higher...

Faculty Updates

Call for Abstracts: Rutgers Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice Research Conference

Rutgers University

EDUCATION REFORM, COMMUNITIES, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: EXPLORING THE INTERSECTIONS Wednesday, May 20, 2019, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick,...

Knowledge by the Slice: Is Flint a Signal of Things to Come? Sept. 26

Penn Arts and Sciences

Is Flint a Signal of Things to Come? Our Nation’s Water Infrastructure Issues Howard Neukrug, Professor of Practice, Earth and Environmental Science, and Executive Director of The Water Center...

New Issue of Metropolitan Universities – Vol 30 No 3, Engaging Communities in East Asia

Metropolitan Universities journal

The latest issue of Metropolitan Universities journal, ‘Engaging Communities in East Asia,’ showcases how urban-identified colleges and universities in East Asia are engaging with their...

Free Webinar: Impactful Careers in Global Health, Oct. 3

Unite for Sight

We are delighted to announce an upcoming free webinar entitled “Beyond Good Intentions: Designing Fulfilling and Impactful Careers in Global Health” which will be held on October 3rd,...

2020-2021 VISTA Host Site Application Announcement

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Campus Compact of New York & Pennsylvania (CCNYPA) is pleased to announce the availability of up to fifty-four...

PA Voter Registration Training for College Campuses

Campus Election Engagement Project

Here is our PA Voter Registration Training and the resources are listed on the final slide.  Feel free to distribute, all we ask in return is if folks reach out to us (johanna@) to let us know how...

Newly Released – National Report on College Student Voting

Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

IDHE’s national report is out. Democracy Counts 2018: Increased Student and Institutional Engagement reports that student voting rates doubled in 2018 to 40%, a full 21 percentage points higher...

Decolonizing the Borderlands: Root Causes, Resilience, and Resistance, Oct. 18

Cabrini University

Cabrini University’s Center on Immigration & Jordan Center present: Decolonizing the Borderlands: Root Causes, Resilience, and Resistance, Keynote Juan D. González Date and Time: Friday,...

IARSLCE Research Agenda Setting Summit, Oct. 21, 23, 25

IARSLCE

Setting a Global Research Agenda, the Next Ten Years – Monday, October 21, 2019, 1-4 PM, the University of New Mexico If you are going to be in New Mexico in October for Imagining America’s...

2020 Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Keynote Speakers Announced

Gulf-South Summit

Keynote Speakers for the 2020 Gulf-South Summit, to be held in Nashville, TN, March 25-27, include Dr. Sekou Franklin, Associate Professor of Political Science at Middle TN State University and...

Registration Now Open for AAC&U’s 2020 Annual Meeting, Jan. 22-25

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Shaping the Future of Higher Education: An Invitation to Lead January 22–25, 2020 Washington, DC Early-bird registration deadline: November 18 Information aboutACAD program of events, and other...

Teaching Service-Learning Online – Open Access Learning Module

Virginia Commonwealth University

The Service-Learning Office at Virginia Commonwealth University in collaboration with the VCU ALT Lab has co-developed an open access learning module designed to help higher education instructors...

AAC&U Webinar: Strategies for Supporting Faculty Planning to Advance Curricular Coherence, Four Case Studies, Oct. 22

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

Strategies for Supporting Faculty Planning to Advance Curricular Coherence: Four Case Studies Date and Time: Tuesday, October 22, 3:00-4:00 PM When intentionally designed by faculty, curricular...

For Students

PA Governor’s Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) Program

PA Department of State

We, at the Department of State, are thrilled to kick off the third year of the Governor’s Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) program. We have had two successful years, and now we are looking ahead...

Science Research Program for High School Students

The Trip Initiative

Want a hands-on, independent research experience? Challenge yourself to design and answer questions important to you in the TRIP Initiative at William Tennent High School this spring. Key Course...


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