The week of

March 3, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

AmeriCorps a Part of a Career Pathway – Mar 11

PHENND

Wednesday, March 11, 10-11:30 AM Learn about how AmeriCorps opportunities can be part of a student’s college and career journey. Did you know there are over 50,000 AmeriCorps members serving...

2018-2019 PHENND Annual Report

PHENND

We are pleased to share the new PHENND Annual Report which profiles our accomplishments during the 2018-2019 academic year. The report also includes brief summaries from many of our member...

Other Local Events and Workshops

JOIN MIGHTY WRITERS AT OUR NEW NORTH PHILLY LOCATION!

Mighty Writers North

WE’VE MOVED! We’re now located at Vaux Family Center, 2300 Master Street, Room 111, Philadelphia, PA 19121. Enter at the corner of 23rd & Master on 23rd Street. Dial 111 to reach us...

Fundraising Strategies for Education Ventures – Mar 17

Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management

Tuesday, Mar. 17, 11am to 4pm, Philadelphia, PA + online Hosted by: Catalyst @ Penn GSE, Quorum, 3675 Market Street,  2nd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104 About this Event Join Catalyst for a unique...

Radical Education Theory: The Ignorant Facilitator – Mar 7

Incite Seminars

This session is a hands-on workshop in radical educational technique. It has four parts: Presentation and discussion of four key ideas. Large group experimentation with those ideas in practice. Small...

ASAP Game Night Fundraiser – Apr 2

After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)

***This event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but is now occurring remotely.*** Read more here: Please note we do hope to reschedule this event in the near future in which case...

Public Meetings re: Philly’s Urban Agriculture Plan

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

Get Involved in Philly’s Urban Agriculture Plan! From: Ashley Mang, West Philadelphia Promise Zone Team Philadelphia’s first Urban Agriculture Plan — Growing from the Root —...

Fostering Collaborations and Partnerships to Effect Change – Mar 20

Temple University School of Social Work

Continuing Education Course, Fostering Collaborations and Partnerships to Effect Change: 3 CE’s Date and Time: Friday, March 20, 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Location: Temple University, Kiva...

How Boards Should Work vs. Reality – Mar 11

LaSalle Nonprofit Center

Effective Nonprofit Governance: How Boards Should Work Most of us in the nonprofit sector have experienced that disconnect between the way we know boards should work and the way they actually...

4th Annual Summit for Women and Girls – Mar 27

Philadelphia Commission for Women

Philadelphia Commission for Women’s Annual Summit for Women and Girls Friday, March 27, 2020 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM ET National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E,...

Penn Community Scholars Symposium: The Intersection of Community, Academia, and Grant-Making – Apr 3

University of Pennsylvania

Community organization leaders, institutional faculty, staff, students, and members of the greater Philadelphia area community are invited and encouraged to join us for the fifth annual Penn...

Checks for Understanding-Key Strategies for Learning Techniques – Apr 24

The Center for Black Educator Development

Professional Learning – Educational Justice Workshop Series — CENTER FOR BLACK EDUCATOR DEVELOPMENT Come develop the skills it takes to master the kind of teaching that is culturally...

National Girls & Women in Sports Day – Apr 14

Temple University

Each year Temple University does a one afternoon event to support and encourage girls to play sports.  This year’s event  will be held April 14th from 3:30pm-6:30pm for all middle school...

New Resources

Levels of Childhood Opportunity Vary Widely Across the U.S.

Institute for Child Youth and Family Policy

Researchers at the Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy have developed the Childhood Opportunity Index, which provides data from communities across the nation and has been used to help inform...

Parental Income Segregation Prevents Intergenerational Mobility for College Students

Opportunity Insights

Researchers from Opportunity Insights explored the relationship between college attendance and intergenerational mobility to determine how equalizing college attendance rates could impact long-term...

Science Center 2019 Impact Report

University City Science Center

When we last published our Impact Report in June of 2019, we showcased the stats, metrics and stories that defined our previous year. With this report, we’re resetting the time frame in which...

SSIR Guide to Taking On Climate Change

Stanford Social Innovation Review

With temperatures in Antarctica reaching record highs and new calls to respond to the intensifying climate crisis, social change leaders can improve their work on environmental issues with the...

PA Self-Sufficiency Standard Updated

PathWays PA

On February 12, 2020, New Century Trust co-hosted a release event for the PA Self-Sufficiency Standard along with grantees Pathways PA, who commissioned the report. The Standard measures what it...

Metropolitan Universities Journal, Vol 31.1

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

The latest issue of Metropolitan Universities journal, , brings together a diverse set of topics, including impact investing in the , development of a service learning assessment tool in Hong Kong,...

Miscellaneous

Carnegie Classification Feedback

Brown University

As you may know, the 2020 cycle of the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification has concluded. We designed the survey below as an opportunity for anyone to offer feedback on the 2020 application...

Webinar: Applying Behavioral Science to Student Voting, “Nudging” Increased Voter Registration & Turnout – Mar 24

ALL IN Democracy Challenge

2020 WEBINAR SERIES – Achieving Full Student Voter Participation: Applying Behavioral Science to Student Voting, “Nudging” Increased Voter Registration & Turnout, March 24,...

Executive Leadership Certificate Program – Mar 31

Bryn Mawr College

Find A Great Community in NELI’s Executive Leadership Program  Looking for a group of leaders where you can brainstorm ideas and share resources and insights? Find them in NELI’s Executive...

Webinar: Remaking the Culture of College for Learning & Success – Apr 28

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Date: Tuesday, April 28 @ 3:00 PM RSVP:  Surprisingly, our colleges and universities, especially the enormous institutions that have grown up over the last fifty years, were not designed to be...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Data Collector (summer), Fab Youth Philly

Fab Youth Philly

Job title: Data Collector Apply by: April 30, 2020 Salary: $15 hr Description: This is part-time, temporary, seasonal, hourly job, at a maximum of 30 hours per week from June 1st – August 20,...

Play Captain Supervisors (summer), Fab Youth Philly

Fab Youth Philly

Job title: Play Captain Supervisor (up to 4 positions) Apply by: April 30, 2020 Salary: $20 hr Description: This is part-time, temporary, seasonal, hourly job, at a maximum of 30 hours per week from...

Play Captain Group Leader (summer), Fab Youth Philly

Fab Youth Philly

Job title: Play Captain Group Leader Apply by: April 30, 2020 Salary: $15 hr Description: This is part-time, temporary, seasonal, hourly job, at a maximum of 30 hours per week from June 1st –...

Development and Communications Manager

The Reflect Organization

Mission : We believe in the power of students to transform campus culture. By hosting innovative, proactive programs that provide college students with a safe forum to engage in open and honest...

Villanova University: Coordinator of Gift and Pledge Processing

Villanova University

The Coordinator of Gift and Pledge Processing serves as key member of the Advancement Services team. Reporting to the Associate Director of Gift and Pledge Processing, the incumbent is responsible...

Program Administrator, VIISTA (Villanova Interdisciplinary Immigration Studies Training for Advocates) – Part-time

Villanova University

Villanova Interdisciplinary Immigration Studies Training for Advocates (VIISTA) is a new online educational program designed to train immigrant advocates to provide access to justice for migrants and...

Community Engagement Support, 11th Street Family Health Services

Drexel University

The CES will support efforts in outreach/in-reach to engage potential participants of the Eleventh Street Family Health Care Services. Essential Functions Community Engagement: The CES will support...

IMPaCT Director, Center for Community Health Workers

University of Pennsylvania

Healthcare in the United States is costly, complex, and impersonal. It does little to address real-life issues like joblessness, social isolation and hunger, that often make people sick. IMPaCT, a...

Community Resource Coordinator, Drexel University

Drexel University

VP University Community & Partnership are seeking a full-time Community Resource Coordinator for the large, cross-system US Department of Education-funded Promise Neighborhoods grant in West...

Heritage Conservancy – Paid Summer Fellowship Opportunity – Lower Bucks Focus – Apr 15

Heritage Conservancy

Heritage Conservancy has posted its paid summer fellowship opportunity.  This position will focus on community engagement as well as environmental education and conservation in lower Bucks County,...

Administrative & Community Partnerships Coordinator – Service Learning and Volunteer Programs

West Chester University

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. Working as a member of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs, the Administrative Assistant...

Organizing Director

Women’s Community Revitalization Project

The Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) is a non-profit organization committed to social and economic equity for low-income women and families. WCRP develops and manages affordable...

Villanova University: Investments & Gifts Accountant

Villanova University

The Investments & Gifts Accountant reports to the Manager of Accounting and Financial Reporting and is a member of the University’s accounting department staff. The individual in this position...

Grant Opportunities

2020 Purpose Prize Award – Mar 31

AARP

AARP Invites Applications for 2020 Purpose Prize Award AARP, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age, is...

Solutions That Support Student-Parents – Apr 6

Imaginable Futures

Rise Prize Welcomes Applications for Solutions That Support Student-Parents The Rise Prize was created by Imaginable Futures — a venture of the Omidyar Group — and the Lumina Foundation, along...

Applications for Program Evaluations – Apr 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...

Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grants – Mar 31

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Invites Applications for Mini-Grants The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation works to support arts and literacy programs in public schools and libraries, celebrate new writers and...

Call for Proposals: 5th Regional Training Center on University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) – Apr 17

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships is pleased to announce that it has issued a Request for Proposals for its Fifth Regional Training Center on University-Assisted Community Schools...

Faculty Updates

Carnegie Classification Feedback

Brown University

As you may know, the 2020 cycle of the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification has concluded. We designed the survey below as an opportunity for anyone to offer feedback on the 2020 application...

Research Conference on Education Reform, Communities & Social Justice – May 20

Rutgers University

Registration is now open for the fifth annual research conference on Education Reform, Communities & Social Justice: Exploring the Intersections, which will be held at the Edward J. Bloustein...

Penn Community Scholars Symposium: The Intersection of Community, Academia, and Grant-Making – Apr 3

University of Pennsylvania

Community organization leaders, institutional faculty, staff, students, and members of the greater Philadelphia area community are invited and encouraged to join us for the fifth annual Penn...

Webinar: Remaking the Culture of College for Learning & Success – Apr 28

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Date: Tuesday, April 28 @ 3:00 PM RSVP:  Surprisingly, our colleges and universities, especially the enormous institutions that have grown up over the last fifty years, were not designed to be...

Call for Proposals: 5th Regional Training Center on University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) – Apr 17

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships is pleased to announce that it has issued a Request for Proposals for its Fifth Regional Training Center on University-Assisted Community Schools...

Democratic Engagement

Webinar: Applying Behavioral Science to Student Voting, “Nudging” Increased Voter Registration & Turnout – Mar 24

ALL IN Democracy Challenge

2020 WEBINAR SERIES – Achieving Full Student Voter Participation: Applying Behavioral Science to Student Voting, “Nudging” Increased Voter Registration & Turnout, March 24,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Research Conference on Education Reform, Communities & Social Justice – May 20

Rutgers University

Registration is now open for the fifth annual research conference on Education Reform, Communities & Social Justice: Exploring the Intersections, which will be held at the Edward J. Bloustein...

College Success Network

AmeriCorps a Part of a Career Pathway – Mar 11

PHENND

Wednesday, March 11, 10-11:30 AM Learn about how AmeriCorps opportunities can be part of a student’s college and career journey. Did you know there are over 50,000 AmeriCorps members serving...

Parental Income Segregation Prevents Intergenerational Mobility for College Students

Opportunity Insights

Researchers from Opportunity Insights explored the relationship between college attendance and intergenerational mobility to determine how equalizing college attendance rates could impact long-term...

Solutions That Support Student-Parents – Apr 6

Imaginable Futures

Rise Prize Welcomes Applications for Solutions That Support Student-Parents The Rise Prize was created by Imaginable Futures — a venture of the Omidyar Group — and the Lumina Foundation, along...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer as a Financial Coach with Clarifi Boot Camp

Clarifi

*Do you have a spirit for helping people?* When you volunteer as a coach with Clarifi, you will make a real impact in your community and motivate individuals to achieve financial stability. Our...

Needed: Internships for Parkway Center City Middle College Juniors – May 11-June 11

Parkway Center City Middle College

To ensure that our students are not only college ready, but also career ready, Parkway Center City Middle College is looking to partner with local businesses and organizations to provide internships...


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