The week of

November 19, 2019

Other Local Events and Workshops

Camden Environmental Summit – Nov 21

Camden Collaborative Initiative

The 2019 Camden Environmental Summit agenda is packed! Here are a few highlights: • Recognition of the 2019 Camden Environmental Heroes • A keynote address from Carolyn Finney, , author of Black...

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Events, Nov. 16-24


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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week began Saturday, November 16 and runs through next week—just before Thanksgiving. In Philadelphia, one in five people goes to bed hungry or faces food...

Higher Education Reception, Dec. 16

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

The Chamber’s annual Higher Education Reception will take place on Monday, December 16 from 5:30-7 pm at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. We invite you to join us for this great...

Small Nonprofit Learning Center Focusing on Fiscal Health – Dec 19

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Small Nonprofit Learning Center FOCUSING ON FISCAL HEALTH Part of our new Small Nonprofit Learning Center, which offers essential learning experiences specifically for smaller nonprofits, this class...

PCPRoundtable Network Meeting: Does College Access Matter in the College/University Admissions Process, Nov. 21

Philadelphia College Prep Rountable

Join us at the next @PCPRoundtable network meeting on Nov 21st, 9A – 11A at @TempleUniv Charles Library, 1900 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122. The meeting topic is “Does College...

Community Poverty Simulation, Nov. 21

Bethesda Project

Join Bethesda Project and Keystone First for a Poverty Simulation to Recognize Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Date and Time: November 21, 2019, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Trinity...

New Resources

New Lesson – Narratives of Native Nations: Indigenous Representation in the News

The Pulitzer Center

November is National Native American Heritage Month. This lesson highlights injustices committed against Native Americans by exploring issues of broken treaties and federal recognition. Students...

Rutgers–Camden presents models of achievement at national urban universities conference

Rutgers Camden

A national conference of higher education leaders committed to urban growth recently learned about the innovative programs in place at Rutgers University–Camden when the Coalition of Urban and...

What Does an Anchor Mission Require? Universities Search for Answers

Nonprofit Quarterly

Last month, university leaders at two conferences took a hard look at the state of community engagement and what attendees at both conferences called an “anchor mission.” One of those...

CUMU 2019 Annual Conference: All In: The Urban Mission wrap up

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

CUMU’s 2019 Annual Conference, All In: The Urban Mission, was our largest to date, selling out weeks in advance. 479 leaders from the United States, Canada, and South Africa, representing 105...

Opportunity Youth Research Report Released

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

In the United States, nearly five million, or one in nine, young people between the ages of 16 and 24 are classified as “opportunity youth.” That is, they are neither in school nor in the...

Campus Compact: Census 2020

Campus Cmpact

This knowledge hub, Census 2020, provides essential information and resources about the 2020 Census for institutions of higher education. On April 1, 2020, the next United States Census will take...

Pitching Advice for Emerging Journalists

The Pulitzer Center

Tips from editors at major news publications on how to get started in the journalism world. Pulitzer Center reporting fellows come from 36 universities, journalism schools, HBCUs, schools of public...

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Resources

City of Philadelphia Mayor's Office

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week began Saturday, November 16 and runs through next week—just before Thanksgiving. In Philadelphia, one in five people goes to bed hungry or faces food...

New Podcast: Service-Learning and Experiential Education AERA

American Educational Research Association

We are so excited to announce the launch of our very first podcast, SLEE041.  This podcast is produced by the AERA Service-Learning and Experiential Education SIG and co-hosted by SIG Chair, Dr....

Compact2Learn: Update and Information on Participation

Campus Compact

Earlier this fall, Campus Compact shared an opportunity to participate in an early adopter group of institutions using Compact2Learn a digital platform we have created to capture student civic...

Partnerships Classifieds

Spring 2020 Legal Internships, Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia VIP

Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports volunteer attorneys who provide free legal services to low-income clients. VIP seeks highly motivated, second- or...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: CDS 2020, Global Challenges, Local Resilience, Deadline Nov. 30

Community Development Society

The Community Development Society (CDS) is requesting proposals for presentations and posters from researchers, practitioners, and others involved in community work for the Community Development...

The NEXT Institute: From Classroom to Community, Moving Toward Social Justice, Feb. 29

Community Works Institute

The NEXT Institute on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, From Classroom to Community, Moving Toward Social Justice February 29, 2020, 8:30am-4pm, Brooklyn, NY During this one-day intensive Institute we...

2020 Engagement Academy for University Leaders, June 1-4

University of Minnesota

The Engagement Academy for University Leaders June 1-4, 2020 Graduate Hotel Minneapolis 615 Washington Avenue Minneapolis, MN The Engagement Academy for University Leaders is designed for...

College Convention 2020, Jan. 5-9

College Convention

4 DAYS OF POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT – January 5-9, 2020 Coinciding with NH’s First in the Nation Primary, students from across the country are invited to experience up close and personal the...

Save the Date: Engaged Scholarship Consortium Conference in Philly, Sept. 2020

Engaged Scholarship Consortium

Celebrating the next 20 years of university-community partnerships! Engagement Scholarship Consortium International Conference – 2020: Envisioning Engaged Scholarshp In 2000, three universities...

Call for Proposals: 4th Annual Sowing Change, Deadline Dec. 2

Susquehanna University

4th Annual Sowing Change Conference, February 21, 2020, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM at Susquehanna University is accepting proposals until December 2, 2019. The Sowing Change Planning Committee welcomes...

Grant Opportunities

Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program – Jan 30

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

NFWF Issues Request for Proposals for 2020 Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the Wildlife Habitat Council, in cooperation with the...

Proposals for Community-Based Health Initiatives – Jan 15

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics Invites Proposals for Community-Based Health Initiatives The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to achieve optimal physical, mental, and social health,...

Food System Vision Prize – Dec 5

Rockefeller Foundation

Rockefeller Foundation Invites Applications for Food System Vision Prize The Rockefeller Foundation has partnered with SecondMuse and OpenIDEO to amplify the discourse on the state and the future of...

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation: Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships, Deadline Dec. 5

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships, funded by the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, recognize student innovation and youth-led solutions to fight hunger across the country. Applicants must...

Call for Proposals: Engaged Scholars Initiative Program Evaluation, Deadline Dec. 2

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is pleased to invite evaluation consultants to submit proposals for the Engaged Scholars Initiative (ESI) being carried out over the next year. Up to $20,000 in funding is available to...

Spruce Foundation Grants for Non-profits Working to Support Youth in Philadelphia

Spruce Foundation

Each year the Spruce Foundation awards four $5,000 grants to non-profits working to support youth in the Philadelphia community. One awardee is selected in each of our four program areas: education...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Penn Center for Community Health Workers: IMPaCT Assistant Director

Penn Center for Community Health Workers

About the position: If you want to lead expansion and continued quality of a transformational healthcare program to improve health disparities in the Philadelphia region, this is the job for you! We...

Independence Mission Schools Positions

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...

JEVS Human Services: Project WOW Academic Facilitator

JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services is hiring for an experienced teaching professional interested in working with at-risk youth in our community.  As the Academic Facilitator you will work with participants of our...

uAspire Launches Student Advocacy Fellowship, Application Deadline Dec. 2

uAspire

We’re looking for college students for our paid fellowship program! Through a paid fellowship program, uAspire aims to help college students build advocacy skills that influence policy leaders to...

Program Director – Harlem Lacrosse Philadelphia (Full-Time)

Harlem Lacrosse

Harlem Lacrosse Program Directors help students growing up in low-income communities activate the skills and mindsets to reach their full potential. Program Directors are lacrosse coaches, tutors,...

Lindy Center: Program Coordinator of Office Management and Student Civic Engagement

Drexel University

The Program Coordinator of Office Management and Student Civic Engagement is a critical member of the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement’s team. The position dually reports to the Executive Director...

Family Literacy Administrative/Outreach Coordinator (Part Time)

Supportive Older Women's Network (SOWN)

SOWN seeks an Administrative/Outreach Coordinator to provide services for Philly Families Read Together, a family engagement program for grandparents and the grandchildren aged 3-8 that they are...

Assoc Director, Enrollment Strategy & Communications, Jefferson University

Jefferson University

The Associate Director of Enrollment Strategy & Communications is responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring, and reporting on recruitment strategies and tactics and communication plans...

Continuum of Care Program Manager for Underrepresented Populations, Office of Homeless Services

City of Philadelphia

The mission of the Office of Homeless Services is to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring. OHS works collaboratively with a broad-based network of public and private providers focused on...

Talent Development Manager, Office of Workforce Development

City of Philadelphia

The Office of Workforce Development was launched in March 2018 to foster systemic solutions to employers’ human capital challenges and strengthen Philadelphia’s career pathway ecosystem....

Philadelphia School Partnership Paid Internship

Philadelphia School Partnership

The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the opportunity to attend a great school. We invest philanthropic funds in high-impact schools so...

Philadelphia School Partnership – GreatPhillySchools Intern (Paid)

Philadelphia School Partnership

The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) works to give every child in America’s fifth largest city the opportunity to attend a great school. We invest philanthropic funds in high-impact schools so...

Community Capacity Building Assistant – Part-Time, Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia

The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. Its vision is to build an enlightened community devoted to lifelong learning.  The Free...

Miscellaneous

EACE Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships

Eastern Association of College and Employers

The Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE) offers two Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships each year in memory of Rick McLellan and Ernie Andrews. These are open to employers working in...

Pennsylvania Campuses recognized at the All In Challenge Ceremony!

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

At the All In Challenge Awards Ceremony this past week in DC many schools from Pennsylvania were recognized. Drexel University and Northampton Community College both earned Best in Class Awards for...

Webinar – Reckoning, Repair, and Change: Authentically Advancing Racial Equity

Tamarack Institute

In this webinar, Liz Weaver, Veronica Borgonovi, and Hayling Price discuss how community changemakers can advance racial equity. Increasingly the corporate sector in Canada and the US is focused on...

2020-2021 Nominations for Newman Civic Fellowship, Due Feb. 3

Campus Compact

Presidents and chancellors are encouraged to nominate one current student on the basis of their motivation and potential to create long-term social change. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a one-year...

Opportunity for HS youth: Be a Youth4Ed Lead Activist – Dec 5

National Youth Leadership Council

Youth4Ed is recruiting Lead Activists from high schools across the nation to pioneer service-learning projects that support educational equity. NYLC will provide training and resources and in turn,...

NSEE Webinar: The EbL Taxonomy, Dec. 3

National Society for Experiential Education

The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) is hosting FREE LIVE WEBINAR SERIES! Feel free to register if you’re interested in learning what’s new and exciting in the experiential...

Free Webinars on Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship

Unite for Sight

Global Health University offers free webinars with leading experts in global health and social entrepreneurship. Each webinar includes a panel of 4-9 experts who answer audience questions related to...

Summer 2020 Monell Science Apprenticeship Program, Accepting Applications

Monell Center

MSAP is a great opportunity for high school and college students to get hands on experience in a research setting, with a focus on uplifting those in communities typically underrepresented in the...

Democratic Engagement

Pennsylvania Campuses recognized at the All In Challenge Ceremony!

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

At the All In Challenge Awards Ceremony this past week in DC many schools from Pennsylvania were recognized. Drexel University and Northampton Community College both earned Best in Class Awards for...

College Convention 2020, Jan. 5-9

College Convention

4 DAYS OF POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT – January 5-9, 2020 Coinciding with NH’s First in the Nation Primary, students from across the country are invited to experience up close and personal the...

Campus Compact: Census 2020

Campus Cmpact

This knowledge hub, Census 2020, provides essential information and resources about the 2020 Census for institutions of higher education. On April 1, 2020, the next United States Census will take...

College Success Network

PCPRoundtable Network Meeting: Does College Access Matter in the College/University Admissions Process, Nov. 21

Philadelphia College Prep Rountable

Join us at the next @PCPRoundtable network meeting on Nov 21st, 9A – 11A at @TempleUniv Charles Library, 1900 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122. The meeting topic is “Does College...

Faculty Updates

Pennsylvania Campuses recognized at the All In Challenge Ceremony!

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

At the All In Challenge Awards Ceremony this past week in DC many schools from Pennsylvania were recognized. Drexel University and Northampton Community College both earned Best in Class Awards for...

Rutgers–Camden presents models of achievement at national urban universities conference

Rutgers Camden

A national conference of higher education leaders committed to urban growth recently learned about the innovative programs in place at Rutgers University–Camden when the Coalition of Urban and...

What Does an Anchor Mission Require? Universities Search for Answers

Nonprofit Quarterly

Last month, university leaders at two conferences took a hard look at the state of community engagement and what attendees at both conferences called an “anchor mission.” One of those...

CUMU 2019 Annual Conference: All In: The Urban Mission wrap up

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

CUMU’s 2019 Annual Conference, All In: The Urban Mission, was our largest to date, selling out weeks in advance. 479 leaders from the United States, Canada, and South Africa, representing 105...

Campus Compact: Census 2020

Campus Cmpact

This knowledge hub, Census 2020, provides essential information and resources about the 2020 Census for institutions of higher education. On April 1, 2020, the next United States Census will take...

2020-2021 Nominations for Newman Civic Fellowship, Due Feb. 3

Campus Compact

Presidents and chancellors are encouraged to nominate one current student on the basis of their motivation and potential to create long-term social change. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a one-year...

Call for Proposals: Engaged Scholars Initiative Program Evaluation, Deadline Dec. 2

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is pleased to invite evaluation consultants to submit proposals for the Engaged Scholars Initiative (ESI) being carried out over the next year. Up to $20,000 in funding is available to...

Call for Proposals: 4th Annual Sowing Change, Deadline Dec. 2

Susquehanna University

4th Annual Sowing Change Conference, February 21, 2020, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM at Susquehanna University is accepting proposals until December 2, 2019. The Sowing Change Planning Committee welcomes...

NSEE Webinar: The EbL Taxonomy, Dec. 3

National Society for Experiential Education

The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) is hosting FREE LIVE WEBINAR SERIES! Feel free to register if you’re interested in learning what’s new and exciting in the experiential...

New Podcast: Service-Learning and Experiential Education AERA

American Educational Research Association

We are so excited to announce the launch of our very first podcast, SLEE041.  This podcast is produced by the AERA Service-Learning and Experiential Education SIG and co-hosted by SIG Chair, Dr....

Compact2Learn: Update and Information on Participation

Campus Compact

Earlier this fall, Campus Compact shared an opportunity to participate in an early adopter group of institutions using Compact2Learn a digital platform we have created to capture student civic...

Free Webinars on Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship

Unite for Sight

Global Health University offers free webinars with leading experts in global health and social entrepreneurship. Each webinar includes a panel of 4-9 experts who answer audience questions related to...

For Students

New Lesson – Narratives of Native Nations: Indigenous Representation in the News

The Pulitzer Center

November is National Native American Heritage Month. This lesson highlights injustices committed against Native Americans by exploring issues of broken treaties and federal recognition. Students...

College Convention 2020, Jan. 5-9

College Convention

4 DAYS OF POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT – January 5-9, 2020 Coinciding with NH’s First in the Nation Primary, students from across the country are invited to experience up close and personal the...

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation: Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships, Deadline Dec. 5

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships, funded by the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, recognize student innovation and youth-led solutions to fight hunger across the country. Applicants must...

Summer 2020 Monell Science Apprenticeship Program, Accepting Applications

Monell Center

MSAP is a great opportunity for high school and college students to get hands on experience in a research setting, with a focus on uplifting those in communities typically underrepresented in the...


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