The week of

October 15, 2019

Other Local Events and Workshops

The Unbanking of America, How the Middle Class Survives (and how one academic gained new insights), Oct. 23

Haverford College

Through collaboration with The Globalsl Network, the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) is pleased to offer the Inaugural Lecture in what we hope becomes an annual series on Public...

What’s Next in the Arts? Creative Conversation Symposium 2019, Oct. 26

Emerging Arts Leaders: Philadelphia

Emerging Arts Leaders: Philadelphia’s 7th Annual Creative Conversation, October 26, 2019, 11 AM to 3:30 PM at Drexel University’s URBN Annex, 3401 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. The...

PREYING ON THE POOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AS REVENUE RACKET, Oct. 17

The Andrea Mitchell Center

Date and Time: Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30-6:00 pm / Food provided Location: 133 S. 36th Street, Room 250 (The Forum), Philadelphia, PA (Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and...

Climate Justice: Building the Just Transition Led By Frontline Communities, Oct. 29

Bryn Mawr College

On Tuesday, October 29th, at the Friends Center in Philadelphia the Bryn Mawr, Haverford & Swarthmore College Philadelphia program (#Tri-Co Philly) will be hosting nationally recognized Puerto...

Party in the Warehouse for Share Food Program – Oct 22

Share Food Program

This Spring, the Share Food Program was asked to take over the logistics for the National School Lunch Program in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. Seven freezers, two...

Public Forum: Solutions to Philadelphia Stubborn Poverty Problem, Oct. 25

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

From Broke to Thriving: Five Ways to Structurally Tackle What Holds Back Philadelphia’s Families Resolve Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Public Citizens for Children and Youth...

State of Hispanic Business in Philadelphia – Oct 29

Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The State of Hispanic Business in Philadelphia (SOHB2019) informs members, partners, policymakers and the business community about climate, condition, and trends of the region’s Hispanic-owned...

Free Screening and Discussion: Personal Statement, Nov. 9

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Please join us for a free screening and panel discussion of PERSONAL STATEMENT. This award-winning documentary film created by a Penn alumna features three inspirational high school seniors who are...

Healing and Liberation: Building Capacity of White Leaders Working for Racial Equity, Nov. 1, 8, 22

Healing Our Work (HOW)

As white leaders committed to social justice, we don’t always have a full understanding of how our own racialized experiences are impacting our work and relationships. As we uncover pieces of...

Mighty Writers: Mighty Mindfulness, Oct. 19

Mighty Writers West

Mighty Mindfulness at MW West, 3520 Fairmount Avenue – Free! Everyone Welcome! Sat., Oct. 19, 12-2pm Volunteers, MW youth, families & Mighty staffers come together to learn mindfulness...

My Brother’s Keeper Action Academy: Opportunity Forum – Oct 17

Mayor's Office of Black Male Engagement

Join Us for the Next MBK Action Academy: Opportunity Forum The Office of Black Male Engagement is holding their second My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Action Academy at the Nicetown CDC Community...

Navigating the School District of Philadelphia – Oct 19

School District of Philadelphia

October 19, 10AM to 2PM, Education Center, 440 N. Broad Street, Room 128. Discover how to navigate the School District of Philadelphia to find services that will support your student’s success....

‘No Small Matter’ Screening – Oct 17

First Up

October 17, 8:30AM to 10AM at 1608 Walnut St., Ste 300 Join First Up for a screening of ‘No Small Matter,’ the first feature documentary to explore the often overlooked and underestimated...

Creating Cohesive Culture 2.0, Oct. 24

Youth Build Philly

Join us for our very first Cohesive Culture workshop on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 8:30 – 3:30 at Community College of Philadelphia. Creating Cohesive Culture takes restorative...

New Resources

Well-Being and Higher Education: A Strategy for Change and the Realization of Education’s Greater Purposes

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Our most recent volume, Well-Being and Higher Education: A Strategy for Change and the Realization of Education’s Greater Purposes, explores the multiple connections of well-being to higher...

The Reality of Today’s College Students: Addressing Students’ Economic and Material Well-Being

Bridging Theory to Practice

Despite idealized notions of college as a protected or even carefree time for emergent adulthood, the reality is that three-quarters of undergraduates are “nontraditional” or...

Strategies Schools Can Use To Become More Trauma-Informed

KQED

Many teachers are working to modify their classrooms and schools to offer a more supportive environment for students who have experienced trauma in their lives. They’re taking heed of research...

Miscellaneous

Social Media Ambassadors for Online Campaigns – Oct 24

Nonprofit Toolkit

October 24, 2019 2:00–3:15 PM Eastern We are adapting our popular Social Media Ambassadors program to focus on finding and supporting ambassadors for your #GivingTuesday or any online campaign....

#GivingTuesday: Get Your Countdown On for 2019 – Oct 22

Nonprofit Toolkit

October 22, 2019 2:00–3:15 PM Eastern What’s great about #GivingTuesday is that you can do that in so many ways. Campaigns can help focus attention on an annual appeal or annual campaign; try a...

Webinar: Fostering Civic Consciousness through Creativity-Based Pedagogy, Nov. 14

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Fostering Civic Consciousness through Creativity-Based Pedagogy Thursday, November 14, 1:30-2:30 Can pedagogies developed to foster critical and creative thinking in arts, design, and visual...

PODCAST: Episode 1.1, Voting Rights – from the Andrea Mitchell Center

Andrea Mitchell Center

Listen to the Mitchell Center Podcast Episode : The Enduring Threats to Voting Rights – Ari Berman. Since the Voting Rights Act of 1965, many have celebrated the expansion of voting rights to...

VIDEO: Reverberations of Inequality Conference

Andrea Mitchell Center

There are signs moreover that inequality harms health, diminishes political engagement, and ripples across social life throughout the world. During its 2019-2020 theme year, Reverberations of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Nutrition Educator – Rutgers Cooperative Extension FCHS Program Associate II – SNAP-Ed Camden County

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Our office is looking for another NJ SNAP-Ed nutrition educator to add to our team here! We desire a candidate that is fluent in Spanish. Please forward to anyone you think would be interested in the...

Chief Financial Officer, West Chester University Foundation

West Chester University Foundation

West Chester University Foundation and University Student Housing, LLC (Foundation) is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who will lead the Finance function as a proactive and strategic business...

Policy and Program Coordinator, Office of Sustainability

City of Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability (OOS) is responsible for implementing Greenworks: A Vision for a Sustainable Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan. OOS works with...

Compliance Coordinator, Mayor’s Office of Education

City of Philadelphia

Agency Description The Mayor’s Office of Education (MOE) provides leadership to improve education in the City of Philadelphia. To achieve this mission, MOE creates policies and programs to expand...

Project Manager, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer

City of Philadelphia

The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) works to modernize city government and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of City services and processes. We focus on innovating and...

Director, Programs & Community Engagement, Orphan Disease Center

University of Pennsylvania

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time...

Director of Equal Opportunity and Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Swarthmore College

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore College, located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, seeks an innovative and visionary leader for the position of Director of Equal Opportunity and Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Director)....

Financial Empowerment Coach (Part-time)

Drexel University

The Builiding Wealth and Health Network (The Network) is hiring a part time Financial Coach to facilitate their Financial Self-Empowerment classes and provide one on ones to its members. The Network...

Operations Coordinator, Read by 4th

Read by 4th

The Operations Coordinator plays an important role at Read by 4th by providing administrative and operational support to all aspects of the Campaign. This person will work closely with the full Read...

Mentor Coordinator, Part-time

West Kensington Ministry at Norris Square

TITLE: Mentor Coordinator (Part-time, 20 hours per week) at West Kensington Ministry. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in social services required, Master’s degree preferred. Strong community...

Grant Opportunities

American Climate Leadership Awards – Oct 31

ecoAmerica

ecoAmerica Invites Proposals for Climate Action Hosted by ecoAmerica, the American Climate Leadership Awards recognize individuals and local and national organizations for their demonstrated success...

Re-Architecting Pathways to Economic Mobility Initiative – Oct 23

New Profit

New Profit Invites Application for Re-Architecting Pathways to Economic Mobility Initiative New Profit, a venture philanthropy organization that backs social entrepreneurs working to create equity...

2020 Community Revitalization Fellowship – Nov 20

Center for Community Progress

Center for Community Progress Invites Applications for 2020 Community Revitalization Fellowship The Community Revitalization Fellowship of the Center for Community Progress is a learning opportunity...

Philadelphia Arts and Cultural Projects – Nov 8

William Penn Foundation

William Penn Foundation Invites Applications for Philadelphia Arts and Cultural Projects Through its Creative Communities initiative, the William Penn Foundation works with partners in the greater...

Announcing Open Call for Applications: Connections for Cardiovascular Health

AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation

Since 2010, the Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM program has awarded nearly $23 million in grants to 52 organizations nationwide reaching more than million people. The Foundation also is...

Faculty Updates

The Unbanking of America, How the Middle Class Survives (and how one academic gained new insights), Oct. 23

Haverford College

Through collaboration with The Globalsl Network, the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) is pleased to offer the Inaugural Lecture in what we hope becomes an annual series on Public...

Webinar: Fostering Civic Consciousness through Creativity-Based Pedagogy, Nov. 14

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Fostering Civic Consciousness through Creativity-Based Pedagogy Thursday, November 14, 1:30-2:30 Can pedagogies developed to foster critical and creative thinking in arts, design, and visual...

PREYING ON THE POOR, CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AS REVENUE RACKET, Oct. 17

The Andrea Mitchell Center

Date and Time: Thursday, October 17, 2019, 4:30-6:00 pm / Food provided Location: 133 S. 36th Street, Room 250 (The Forum), Philadelphia, PA (Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and...

Climate Justice: Building the Just Transition Led By Frontline Communities, Oct. 29

Bryn Mawr College

On Tuesday, October 29th, at the Friends Center in Philadelphia the Bryn Mawr, Haverford & Swarthmore College Philadelphia program (#Tri-Co Philly) will be hosting nationally recognized Puerto...

PODCAST: Episode 1.1, Voting Rights – from the Andrea Mitchell Center

Andrea Mitchell Center

Listen to the Mitchell Center Podcast Episode : The Enduring Threats to Voting Rights – Ari Berman. Since the Voting Rights Act of 1965, many have celebrated the expansion of voting rights to...

VIDEO: Reverberations of Inequality Conference

Andrea Mitchell Center

There are signs moreover that inequality harms health, diminishes political engagement, and ripples across social life throughout the world. During its 2019-2020 theme year, Reverberations of...

Democratic Engagement

PODCAST: Episode 1.1, Voting Rights – from the Andrea Mitchell Center

Andrea Mitchell Center

Listen to the Mitchell Center Podcast Episode : The Enduring Threats to Voting Rights – Ari Berman. Since the Voting Rights Act of 1965, many have celebrated the expansion of voting rights to...

College Success Network

Studying on Empty: A Qualitative Study of Low Food Security Among College Students

Trellis Company

Recent research suggests that the combination of high and rising college prices, stagnant family incomes, and increased enrollment of lower-income students leaves many college students struggling to...

Re-Architecting Pathways to Economic Mobility Initiative – Oct 23

New Profit

New Profit Invites Application for Re-Architecting Pathways to Economic Mobility Initiative New Profit, a venture philanthropy organization that backs social entrepreneurs working to create equity...

Partnerships Classifieds

New Free Programs Coming to Mighty Writers Camden

Mighty Writers Camden

After school programs for middle grades and elementary youth will be offered Monday-Thursday for all grade levels, in a move to Mighty Writers full academy program. This means that youth will be...

Puentes Education Programs Still Need Volunteers!

Puentes de Salud

Join the Puentes Education team! Are you interested in volunteering with us this Fall? Join our team! The Puentes Education team is still looking for a few more tutors to work with our after school...

State of Young Philly: Volunteer Orientation and Flyering Event, Oct. 19

Young Involved Philadelphia

In its 10th year, Young Involved Philadelphia’s State of Young Philly (SOYP) is an annual fall event series that brings together dozens of organizations and thousands of young professionals,...


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