The week of

October 22, 2019

Other Local Events and Workshops

For Education: The College Classroom as Concrete Utopia, Nov. 9

Incite Seminars

If we assume the capture of the American university by the “national economic dogma,” as Nietzsche called education in the service of money-making careerism, what concrete actions might a...

Race for Profit: How Banks & the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership, Nov. 12

Penn Urban Studies

Date and Time: November 12, 2019, 5:30 – 6:30 PM Location: University of Pennsylvania, College Hall Room 200 Penn Urban Studies 36th Annual Public Lecture Keeanga-Yahmatta Taylor, Assistant...

Know Your Rights Event, Nov. 2

Rutgers Law School

When: Saturday, November 2, 2019, 12-3 PM Where: Rutgers Law School Bridge, 217 N. 5th Street, Camden, NJ 08102 Free event for all ages to learn more about our rights: Tenant Rights Domestic Violence...

New Date: Early Childhood Education Resources and Education Fair, Oct. 29

Mayor’s Office of Education

Date and Time: Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 4:30 to 6:30 PM Location: 440 North Broad Street, Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Portal D, Philadelphia, PA, 19130 Join the Mayor’s Office of Education for our...

How Do We Fix Higher Education? Preparing Future Generations for Success, Oct. 30

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, in partnership with Penn State Abington, is presenting a panel discussion on policy issues in higher education. This event will take place on the evening of...

High School Seniors: The Great College Essay Project, Oct. 26

Temple University

Get help with your college essays from Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher and Temple University. For all Philly High School Seniors. Free! 826 National, Reach Higher and Temple University invite all...

New Resources

City Council forms Special Committee on Poverty Reduction and Prevention

Philadelphia City Council

Despite a recent reduction in Philadelphia’s official poverty rate, the city continues to see the highest rate of concentrated poverty of any major city. Earlier this year, Council issued...

How Will You Take Action on MLK Day of Service 2020?

Youth Service America

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. believed in a nation of freedom and justice for all, and encouraged all citizens to live up to the purpose and potential of America by applying the principles of...

Strengthening Democracy: What Do Americans Think?

Public Agenda

Report: Public Agenda released a nationally representative survey of Americans showing that the vast majority across all political affiliations are worried about the state of democracy in the United...

Why Maryland’s Largest University Works to Ensure Everyone Is Counted in 2020

University of Maryland

Article: Why Maryland’s Largest University Works to Ensure Everyone Is Counted in 2020 Partnerships with the Census Bureau come in all shapes and sizes. This story is the latest in our Connecting...

Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal

Science Education & Civic Engagement

Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal is an online, peer reviewed journal. It publishes articles that examine how to use important civic issues as a context to engage...

New Article: Voter Turnout of Youth Aged 18-19 Shows States Having Varied Success at Growing Voters

CIRCLE

The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) at Tufts University has published the article, Voter Turnout of Youth Aged 18-19 Shows States Having Varied Success...

New Book: The Craft of Community-Engaged Teaching and Learning – A Guide for Faculty Development

Campus Compact

New Book: The Craft of Community-Engaged Teaching and Learning – A Guide for Faculty Development – Using a conversational voice, the authors provide a foundation as well as a blueprint...

Can Early Childhood Intervention Programs Reduce the Risk of Poverty?

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Chicago’s Child-Parent Center Preschool-to-Third Grade program is an early education intervention aimed at improving economic and academic success for children from at-risk backgrounds. A study...

A Fair Census Supports Shared Economic Opportunity

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

A fair and accurate 2020 census is essential for addressing poverty and expanding economic opportunity, according to Indivar Dutta-Gupta and Cara Brumfield of the Georgetown Center on Poverty &...

The Weekly: Pulitzer Center Curriculum

The Pulitzer Center

Every episode, “The Weekly” delves into one of the most important news stories of our times to produce authoritative news documentaries and reveal how the story was reported. The Pulitzer...

New Report on Universal National Service

Brookings Institution

Last week, Service Year Alliance and the Brookings Institution hosted a packed-house event marking the release of a new report on universal national service by John Bridgeland and John J. DiIulio Jr....

Faculty Development Resources for Census Themed Assignments

HE-SL Listserv

Here are some resources for Census themed assignments: The Census is about Power and Money video. Rock the Vote has a free, one-period curriculum on the 2020 Census as one of the featured lesson...

Miscellaneous

Tracking & Monitoring Community Engagement: How do we do that?

Indiana Campus Compact

You are not alone if you are wondering how to best track and monitor who at your campus, does what (partners in a service-learning course, engages in research with community, conducts outreach to...

Institutionalizing Voter Registration on College Campuses

Campus Vote Project

The National Resource Consortium on Full Student Voter Participation recently launched  to bring more campuses into the work and consider what it means to integrate voter registration into new...

Campus Vote Project – Voter Friendly Campus

Campus Vote Project

We are accepting Statements of Interest for the Voter Friendly Campus program until we reach 225 institutions or January 30th. Right now, spots are filling up quickly so we recommend submitting your...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Chief of Staff/Chief Operations Officer, Independence Mission Schools

Independence Mission Schools

Chief of Staff job description: 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...

Broad & Olney Corridor Manager (Full-time)

North 5th Street Revitalization Project

The North 5th Street Revitalization Project (N5SRP) is seeking an outgoing, organized, and community-minded individual to join its passionate team. The Corridor Manager will gain hands-on experience...

Research Project Manager

Temple University

The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice launched in September 2018 in the College of Education at Temple University. It is an action research center focused on rethinking and...

Program Associate, Community Impact (Full Time)

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Job Summary The Program Associate is responsible for furthering the day-to-day tasks that advance the goals of the Office of Community Relations and supporting program implementation for Healthier...

Manager, Community Impact Initiatives (Full Time)

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Job Summary The Manager of Community Impact Initiatives will oversee the hospital’s community benefit activities and create/ advance signature programs for the Office of Community Relations. This...

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...

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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