The week of

November 26, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

ATTN Schools: Apply to Host a Community Partnerships VISTA – Feb 7

PHENND

PHENND is pleased to invite traditional public schools in Philadelphia to apply for a Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA position for a start date of August 2020. The AmeriCorps VISTAs will...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Annual Philadelphia Anchors for Growth and Equity Summit – Dec 12

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

Join us for the Annual PAGE Summit! Thu, December 12, 2019 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST Location Temple University Mitten Hall North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19122 About this Event You’re...

Incorporating the Triple Bottom Line into your Business – Dec 4

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

SBN & Temple SBDC present: Incorporating the TBL into your Business Join SBN and the Small Business Development Center at Temple University on December 4th to hear from our panel of experts and...

Gain Access to Pro Bono Services, Key Skills Hub Orientations, Dec. 11 & 12

The Philadelphia Foundation

The Key Skills Hub is a marketplace for volunteerism where the community and the corporate sector of Philadelphia meet to work towards improving the quality of life of our neighborhoods, our city and...

Hispanic Scholarship Fund- College Camp, March 2020

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund invites you to attend College Camp. This bilingual, half-day program will consist of college preparation workshops to help middle school students, high School students,...

Seeking Applicants for FREE One-day STEM Outreach Program for Young Women in Phila., PA, Apply by Jan. 22

The Perry Initiative

We’re very excited to announce an upcoming Perry Outreach Program on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. The Perry...

Africa and the African Diaspora: Together We Move Forward, Dec. 2

Global Africans

Global Africans are sponsoring the former African Union Ambassador to the USA, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, to speak in Philadelphia on December 2, 2019. Main Event: 2:30-4:30 PM at Community College...

Creating a Data Informed Classroom through Assessment and Evaluation, Dec. 4

The Center for Black Educator Development

Professional Development Workshop Series, Fall 2019 Date and Time: December 4, 2019, 4:00pm-5:30pm Location: Mary McLeod Bethune School– 3301 Old York Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19140 Room location:...

A Prevention First Approach to Data-Informed Health Policy, Dec. 16

Penn Public Health

Date and Time: Monday, December 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Location: University of Pennsylvania, Bodek Lounge in Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Dr. Anand Parekh is the...

Certificate in Sport Leadership: Coaching Track

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative

ENROLLMENT IS OPEN! Temple University School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative have opened enrollment for the preliminary cohort of a...

K-12 Educators of Color December Meet and Mingle! Dec. 12

Villanova University

A Networking and Supportive Event for K-12 Educators of Color (teachers, school counselors, and administrators) sponsored by Villanova Department of Education & Counseling Date and Time:...

Apply Now for Our Spring Trauma-Informed Practice for Teaching Artists Training, Deadline Dec. 8

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Any artist working in community settings will encounter young people who have been impacted by trauma. Join us for our next cohort of this 20-hour training in trauma-informed practice for teaching...

Proposal Writing 101 for Teaching Artists, Dec. 10

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

Date and Time: Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Location: Bartol Foundation (Friends Center), 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 + Google Map Are you thinking of...

New Resources

Good Eats: The Greater Philadelphia Food Economy, and Good Food’s Potential to Drive Growth, Improve Health, and Expand Opportunity

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

Food fuels more than just our bodies. In Greater Philadelphia, food-based businesses fuel commercial activity and create jobs for thousands of individuals. Businesses and individuals that participate...

High School Student Views On The First Amendment

Knight Foundation

Hear us roar: High schoolers are more supportive of the First Amendment over time, but girls and students of color are less enthusiastic than others. On November 20, The Knight Foundation released a...

Guide to Assessing Basic Needs Insecurity in Higher Education

Hope Center for College Community and Justice

Basic needs security is a critical component of collegiate success, one discounted by high school grades and standardized test scores. If a student has not eaten or slept enough the night before a...

Hungry to Learn Documentary

Soledad O'Brien Productions

HUNGRY TO LEARN by Geeta Gandbhir and Soledad O’Brien introduces the faces behind an American crisisーcollege students so strapped by tuition costs that they are unable to eat or afford a place to...

Report: The New Learning Ecosystem

Strada Education Network

Building an education-to-employment system centered on adult learners As the future of work continues to evolve, more adults will face career transitions that demand the acquisition and demonstration...

Growing More Family Sustaining Jobs in Philadelphia

Center City District

Published October 24, 2019 After decades of economic contraction, Philadelphia has added jobs for nine straight years, an unbroken growth streak not seen since the boom years of World War II....

Video: Pulitzer Professional Development Workshops for Educators

Pulitzer Center for Education

What does a Pulitzer Center teacher professional development look like? Find out more about our programs, and how to bring them to your area. Watch the video here.

Resources for Online Service-Learning/Civic Engagement

HE-SL Listserv

Anyone involved in online service learning? This question was recently posed on the HE-SL Listserv. Below are some of the responses: A colleague of mine has been working on digital service learning...

Fall 2019 Issue Available: International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Justice

International Undergraduate Journal For Service-Learning

The Fall 2019 volume of the International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Justice is live. The Journal has been downloaded over 8470 downloads from 133...

Resources for Service-Learning Orientation for Students

HE-SL Listserv

In recent posts on service-learning orientations to the HE-SL Listserv, Patti Clayton shared some updated resources and articles. See “Conceptualizing SLCE as EL” on her recently revised...

Report: A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges

Georgetown University

Is college worth it? Researchers at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce tried to answer that question, using newly released federal data to try to calculate return on...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer during King Day 2020, Greater Philadelphia

Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service

Please join us as a volunteer on Monday, January 20, 2020, for the 25th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service! Come and join us another year to continue Dr. King’s...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Institute on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers, Apply by Mar. 5

Association of American Colleges and Universities

2020 Institute on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers Expanding TRHT Campus Centers to Dismantle Racial Hierarchies and Build Equitable Communities June 16–19, 2020 Emory...

Call for proposals – PLACE: Creating Community, Gaining Ground, and Building Belonging in and through Community Engagement, Due Dec. 13

Indiana Campus Compact

10th Annual Indiana Campus Compact Summit 2|24|20 Call for proposals is now open: We are seeking interactive, 50-minute workshops that directly address the theme and move away from surface level,...

2020 Summer Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Enhancing Institutional Capacity for Quality, Equity, and Student Engagement June 2–5, 2020 Emory Conference Center Hotel Atlanta, Georgia Applications Due February 20, 2020. Click here. The...

Metropolitan Universities Journal – Call for Manuscripts: Community Colleges and the Future of Higher Education

Metropolitan Universities journal

Metropolitan Universities journal is casting an investigative and critical eye on the key role that community colleges play and can take in the future of higher education in America. Full manuscripts...

Call for Proposals: Community Engagement Institute, Spokane, WA, Submit by Feb. 1

Partners in Campus and Community Engagement

The Community Engagement Institute, a two-day conference for faculty, community partners and CE practitioners, is now considering proposals for its May 2020 conference in Spokane, WA. Please visit...

Call for Proposals: Prompt Special Issue on Social Justice

The Prompt Journal

Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments is seeking proposals for a special issue on social justice. This issue will highlight and promote the circulation of successful college writing...

Call for Proposals – Embrace Your Impact: Collaborations of Passion, Knowledge, and Action

WNY Service Learning Coalition

The WNY Service Learning Coalition invites proposals for their half-day symposium, Embrace Your Impact: Collaborations of Passion, Knowledge, and Action, happening on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Hilbert...

2020 General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment: Reflection and Meaning-Making in Turbulent Times – Feb 20

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Registration Now Open The AAC&U Conference on General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment (AAC&U GEPA) will offer opportunities to examine intentional and integrated models for general...

Grant Opportunities

Engaging Residents through Open Data: Our New Call for Ideas, Apply by Dec. 13

Knight Foundation

Now through December 13, Knight Foundation is seeking ideas that develop innovative approaches to this question: In what new ways can we transform how data is collected and used to build stronger,...

Request for Applications: Expanding Computer Science and STEM Education Grants

PAsmart

PAsmart, Better Jobs for Better Communities What is PAsmart? In response to the Governor’s Middle Class Task Force findings, Governor Wolf proposed the PAsmart initiative, a strategic approach to...

Urban Affairs Coalition: Seed Stage Accelerator for Non-profit Startups, Apply by Dec. 31

Urban Affairs Coalition

At The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), we believe that if you want to do good in this world, you should be able to do it. Therefore we want to be able to provide you with a platform and set of...

Home.Buy.Now Program Packet Released

Urban Affairs Coalition

Great news for all of our partners involved with UAC’s  work. Our matching grant funding from Pennsylvania Housing and Finance Agency (PHFA) just came in this week.  Which means.…ANOTHER ONE...

Reading Promise Festivals: Request for Community Leads – Dec 16

Read by 4th

To celebrate and promote early literacy citywide, the Read by 4th campaign invites partners to co-host a series of family-friendly literacy festivals throughout Philadelphia. Selected co-hosts, or...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Economy League: Director, Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange, Apply by Dec. 13

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia is seeking a detail-oriented, entrepreneurial professional to run its signature program, the Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange (GPLEX).  The GPLEX...

Economy League: Civic Impact Program Manager, Apply by Dec. 13

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia is seeking an entrepreneurial, team-oriented professional to manage a new civic impact program focused on identifying and engaging community members in the...

Economy League: Business Engagement Manager, Apply by Dec. 13

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia is seeking an entrepreneurial, team-oriented professional to manage local business engagement for a local purchasing collaborative, Philadelphia Anchors for...

CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia: Finance Coordinator, Apply by Dec. 13

CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia

Looking to join a team of small yet dedicated creatives? CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia seeks a full-time Finance Coordinator to join the Finance & Operations team. CultureWorks is an...

Internship with Councilwomen Helen Gym’s Office (Work Study/Course Credit Preferred)

Office of Council Member Helen Gym

As an office, we are passionate about equity, economic justice, public education, juvenile justice reform and many other issues involving children and youth in Philadelphia. Applications should...

Child HealthWatch Helpline Manager, Full-Time

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Position Summary: PCCY is looking for a dynamic, outgoing individual with a passion for making sure that children throughout the greater Philadelphia area get the health insurance and health care...

Manager, Quality Mentoring (Full-time)

MENTOR Independence Region

MENTOR Independence Region is seeking candidates for the Manager, Quality Mentoring position! Join this small but mighty team in advancing our efforts to close the mentoring gap by strengthening...

Repair the World seeks Fellows – Apply by Jan 20

Repair the World

Grow yourself, grow your community, grow your impact. Become a Repair the World Fellow! Apply Now. Spend a year doing #MoreThanService The Repair the World Fellowship is looking for courageous,...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: How to Take Great Photographs for Marketing, Dec. 12

Nonprofit Toolkit

How many times have you been working on an invitation or some kind of marketing piece and when you look at the photos you’ve been sent to use your heart just sinks? You just know there’s no...

Open Call for Artists – Chair Affair 2020, Due by Jan. 3

Pathways to Housing PA

Pathways to Housing PA is looking for local artists to create works of art for our signature event, the Chair Affair. Artists have the choice of choosing a chair from our Philadelphia Furniture Bank...

Webinar: Beyond Good Intentions: Learning Through Authentic Collaboration and Mentorship, Dec. 5

Unite for Sight

We are delighted to announce an upcoming free webinar entitled “Beyond Good Intentions: Learning Through Authentic Collaboration and Mentorship”which will be held on December 5th...

Webinars: Education Advocacy and Basic Education Funding (Dec. 10)

PA Schools Work

Listen to our Education Advocacy Webinar Our education advocacy webinar last week was a success – we were glad to have over 80 participants sign up. Many more, who were unable to join,...

New Environmental Safety Improvement Plan + Next Steps to Address the Overall Conditions of Our Schools

The School District of Philadelphia

Dear Friends and Supporters of Philadelphia’s Public Schools, Today with the support of City officials and the Board of Education, the School District of Philadelphia announced the launch of an...

College Success Network

Guide to Assessing Basic Needs Insecurity in Higher Education

Hope Center for College Community and Justice

Basic needs security is a critical component of collegiate success, one discounted by high school grades and standardized test scores. If a student has not eaten or slept enough the night before a...

Hungry to Learn Documentary

Soledad O'Brien Productions

HUNGRY TO LEARN by Geeta Gandbhir and Soledad O’Brien introduces the faces behind an American crisisーcollege students so strapped by tuition costs that they are unable to eat or afford a place to...

2020 Summer Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Enhancing Institutional Capacity for Quality, Equity, and Student Engagement June 2–5, 2020 Emory Conference Center Hotel Atlanta, Georgia Applications Due February 20, 2020. Click here. The...

Missed Opportunities: Education Among Youth Experiencing Homelessness in America

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

The ninth in a series of Research-to-Impact briefs by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago on understanding and addressing youth homelessness. For the million adolescents and young adults who...

Faculty Updates

Institute on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers, Apply by Mar. 5

Association of American Colleges and Universities

2020 Institute on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers Expanding TRHT Campus Centers to Dismantle Racial Hierarchies and Build Equitable Communities June 16–19, 2020 Emory...

Webinar: Beyond Good Intentions: Learning Through Authentic Collaboration and Mentorship, Dec. 5

Unite for Sight

We are delighted to announce an upcoming free webinar entitled “Beyond Good Intentions: Learning Through Authentic Collaboration and Mentorship”which will be held on December 5th...

Guide to Assessing Basic Needs Insecurity in Higher Education

Hope Center for College Community and Justice

Basic needs security is a critical component of collegiate success, one discounted by high school grades and standardized test scores. If a student has not eaten or slept enough the night before a...

Hungry to Learn Documentary

Soledad O'Brien Productions

HUNGRY TO LEARN by Geeta Gandbhir and Soledad O’Brien introduces the faces behind an American crisisーcollege students so strapped by tuition costs that they are unable to eat or afford a place to...

Metropolitan Universities Journal – Call for Manuscripts: Community Colleges and the Future of Higher Education

Metropolitan Universities journal

Metropolitan Universities journal is casting an investigative and critical eye on the key role that community colleges play and can take in the future of higher education in America. Full manuscripts...

Resources for Online Service-Learning/Civic Engagement

HE-SL Listserv

Anyone involved in online service learning? This question was recently posed on the HE-SL Listserv. Below are some of the responses: A colleague of mine has been working on digital service learning...

Fall 2019 Issue Available: International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Justice

International Undergraduate Journal For Service-Learning

The Fall 2019 volume of the International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Justice is live. The Journal has been downloaded over 8470 downloads from 133...

Call for Proposals: Prompt Special Issue on Social Justice

The Prompt Journal

Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments is seeking proposals for a special issue on social justice. This issue will highlight and promote the circulation of successful college writing...

Call for Proposals – Embrace Your Impact: Collaborations of Passion, Knowledge, and Action

WNY Service Learning Coalition

The WNY Service Learning Coalition invites proposals for their half-day symposium, Embrace Your Impact: Collaborations of Passion, Knowledge, and Action, happening on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Hilbert...

Resources for Service-Learning Orientation for Students

HE-SL Listserv

In recent posts on service-learning orientations to the HE-SL Listserv, Patti Clayton shared some updated resources and articles. See “Conceptualizing SLCE as EL” on her recently revised...

For Students

Seeking Applicants for FREE One-day STEM Outreach Program for Young Women in Phila., PA, Apply by Jan. 22

The Perry Initiative

We’re very excited to announce an upcoming Perry Outreach Program on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. The Perry...


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