The week of

March 24, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

Zoom Meeting: college access and success professionals & advocates – Mar 27

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR)

PCPR will be hosting 90 minute open space conversations on hot/current topics. This weekly Zoom mtg for college access and success professionals & advocates is open to anyone who needs to keep...

CCYNPA – Virtual Community Engagement Happy Hour – Mar 24

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

CCNYPA invites you to a virtual Community Engagement Happy Hour Tuesday, March 24 at 3:00 pm. Please register here if you’d like to attend: We will email you information about the event with...

New Resources

Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource

National Association of School Psychologists

Concern over this new virus can make children and families anxious. While we don’t know where and to what extent the disease may spread here in the United States, we do know that it is contagious,...

From the Urban Affairs Coalition: Information on Financial Resources

Urban Affairs Coalition

Protect yourself financially from the impact of the coronavirus Federal, state, and local governments are working to respond to the growing public health threat of coronavirus, or COVID-19 . As...

College Access and Success Space Resources

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR)

Websites on current issues – PCPR recommends you check with these website to stay abreast of updates in the college access and success space: National College Attainment Network (NCAN) –...

American College Health Association Guidelines – Preparing for COVID-19

American College Health Association

The American College Health Association has prepared guidelines to help college health staff and campus administrators prepare for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and related issues on their...

More resources for teaching community-based learning online/during the current health situation

University of Wisconson-Madison

Here are some resources that may be helpful: General resources Campus Compact is doing a wonderful job of updating a blog post to support their engaged institutions and courses. They have a number of...

COVID-19 and Community-Based Learning/Service-Learning Courses

HE-SL Listserv

The closing of colleges and universities will clearly affect students who are involved in community-engaged learning, service-learning, or volunteer experiences. Below are suggestions for adapting...

Readout of the U.S. Department of Education’s COVID-19 Conference Call with K-12 Stakeholders

U.S. Department of Education

The Department of Education and other federal partners held a conference call today with K-12 education leaders representing all 50 states and two territories to discuss the Administration’s...

Philadelphia Inquirer: Online Learning Resources for Kids

Philadelphia Inquirer

To keep your kids learning, there are plenty of free online resources on virtually every subject. Here are a few to get you started: Science: Academy of Natural Sciences’ Science From Home...

Safety Practices for Mutual Aid (Food & Supply Distribution)

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief

If you’re providing mutual aid ( food/supply deliveries), please check out this zine on how to do so in a safer way: This zine is a quick compilation of the following resources accessible...

Penn’s Village: COVID-19 Info for Seniors and Younger Persons with Special Needs

Penn’s Village

Penn’s Village is a community-based nonprofit organization, operated by and for neighborhood residents, that exists to support residents of central Philadelphia as they age in place. It supports...

COVID – Toolkit To Help Kids During The Coronavirus Shutdown

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

A statewide shutdown of schools, services, and non-essential businesses will help slow the transmission of Covid-19. It’s absolutely the right thing to do from a public health perspective, but it...

#EngagingPHL COVID-19 Updates: Essential City services remain open for residents

City of Philadelphia

We are facing a difficult time because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. While non-essential Philadelphia City operations are halted to help stem the spread, many City services are available for...

Updated Information on Philly Sites for Free Meals for School Children

City of Philadelphia

There has been a change in sites for free meals for students while schools are closed and days and times have changed also. Current information is available at: This site will be updated with new...

Coalition against Hunger COVID-19 Update & Virtual Race against Hunger

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

As an organization focused on ensuring all those in our community have the food they need to live  healthy lives, this is an exceptionally trying time. The Greater Philadelphia Coalition has quickly...

COVID-19 Unemployment Guidance for PA

PA Office of Unemployment Compensation

Pennsylvania has published Information for Pennsylvania Employees Impacted by COVID-19. Generally, employees are eligible for unemployment if the employer closes, hours are reduced, employees have...

PA Resources for Slowing COVID-19 & Opportunities to Help Neighbors

Congressman Dwight Evans

These are incredibly trying times. Although this pandemic is unlike anything else we’ve experienced in our lifetimes, I am confident that we will be able to come together and figure it out. If...

Notes from call on Financial Aid and COVID-19

Summer Search

[Thank you to Kaitlin Irvine of Summer Search for these notes from a call on March 17. She wanted me to include a disclaimer that she may have missed something and this is only her understanding of...

Adapting to the New Coronavirus

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

How the social sector and Stanford Social Innovation Review are responding now and preparing for what comes next. The new Coronavirus is the great leveler. Everyone, regardless of where you live,...

Higher Education Guidance for Interruptions of Study Related to COVID-19/Federal Work Study

U.S. Department of Education

On March 5, 2020 the Office of Postsecondary Education released Guidance for interruptions of study related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The announcement addresses concerns expressed by higher...

National Constitution Center launches live classes for remote learners of all ages – Mar 19

National Constitution Center

As students, teachers, and parents across America shift to remote learning during the COVID-19 crisis, all of us at the National Constitution Center are working hard to support the needs of learners...

How You Can Support Older Youth in Pennsylvania who are Experiencing Homelessness or Have Experience in Foster Care

Education Law Center

Responding to COVID 19: How You Can Support Older Youth in Pennsylvania who are Experiencing Homelessness or Have Experience in Foster Care Many youth who have experienced homelessness or spent time...

Printable Articles and Virtual Journalist Visits Exploring Past Public Health Emergencies

The Pulitzer Center

As students continue to learn about the coronavirus (COVID-19), they may become curious about how the world has responded to the spread of infectious diseases in the past. We have assembled a list of...

Census modifications to ensure college students are counted

U.S. Census Bureau

Census Bureau Statement on Modifying 2020 Census Operations to Make Sure College Students are Counted The Census Bureau continues to carefully monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and follow...

Notes from PA Statewide College Access call re COVID-19

PA Statewide College Access Network

[Thanks to Kim McCurdy of PACAC for these notes and permission to share them. These are rough updates on how the college admissions community in PA is responding to COVID-19.] PSCAN Digest –...

Miscellaneous

Free Webinar: Safeguarding Quality, Equity, and Inclusion as Learning Moves Online – Mar 27

American Association of Colleges and Universities

As the undergraduate experience goes virtual in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, how can colleges and universities ensure that the rapid scaling of online learning to unprecedented levels doesn’t...

For Higher Ed Folks: Virtual Office Hours with Patti Clayton and Updated Resources

PHC Ventures

In an attempt to be of use as best I can while we’re all grounded and doing our best to keep our work moving forward, I will be holding a virtual office hour at noon EDT every week day for the...

COVID-19 Messaging Survey Project

University of Wisconsin-Madison

An interdisciplinary group from University of Wisconsin-Madison is partnering with other statewide associations to do a social influencer campaign to combat the spread of COVID-19. First, we’d...

Weekly Virtual Discussion on the Coronavirus and the Engaged Campus – Mar 27

Iowa Campus Compact

Going forward, Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact will host a weekly virtual discussion on this topic every Friday at 2:30 pm central (1:30 PM eastern) for resource-sharing, ideas, and camaraderie....

Online Workshop: How to lead better online meetings and trainings – Mar 27 & 31

Nonprofit Learning Lab

The Nonprofit Learning Lab is hosting an online workshop: How to Lead Better Online Trainings and Meetings.  The workshop will cover the following:  Review platforms to use for your next online...

COVID-19 Impacts on Philadelphia WIC Program

Inc.

In an effort to decrease face-to-face interactions between our staff and participants, effective, Monday, March 23, 2020, all Philadelphia WIC offices will have their office hours reduced. WIC...

Free Webinar: Coronavirus and Nonprofit Grants, Tactics and Strategies to Help You Adapt – Mar 27 or 30

CharityHowTo

Join Diane Leonard on this free nonprofit webinar and she will share strategies and tactics to help your nonprofit adapt its grant seeking strategy to thrive in the upcoming competitive grant seeking...

OnTrack Free Virtual Workshops for College and Career Readiness Programs

Uncommon Individual Foundation

As a supplement to the OnTrack online college and career readiness program, (), the Uncommon Individual Foundation offers online and in-person workshops for students and/or parents during or...

Help Us Plan a COVID-19 Response for College Students

Rise

At Rise, we’re trying to asses how students are grappling with various challenges from COVID-19 such as sudden employment or displacement from housing. Understanding this impact is going to be...

Free Webinar: Education Resources for The 1619 Project – Mar 24

The Pulitzer Center

Join the Pulitzer Center education team and Share My Lesson as they present materials to support student engagement with The 1619 Project, including their lesson for Nikole Hannah-Jones’s...

Announcing the 2020 Fighting Words Poetry Contest – May 15

The Pulitzer Center

How can poetry be an effective response to current events and under-reported stories? How can we use poetry to connect global issues to our local and personal contexts? Students are invited to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Community Services Outreach Organizer, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

The Community Organizer is a position intended to lead efforts, align programs and leverage partnerships within the Community Services Cluster. This individual plays a critical role in engaging...

Executive Director, Council on Black Health, Drexel University

Drexel University

The Council on Black Health (CBH), hosted at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health, is poised to enter a growth phase in terms of membership and spheres of influence. The CBH...

Director, Patient and Family Experience, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leads the operations and strategy for the overall Patient and Family Experience program within the Patient & Family Services department. Sets the vision and provides thought leadership for...

Grant Opportunities

Philly COVID-19 Fund

City of Philadelphia

On March 19, 2020 the City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Foundation (PF), and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) announced the PHL COVID-19 Fund, to aid...

Community Care Corps Update

National Community Care Corps

Community Care Corps is a new national program that will foster innovative models in which local volunteers assist family caregivers, older adults, or persons with disabilities with...

Call for Proposals Extended: 5th Regional Training Center on University-Assisted Community Schools – May 17

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

***Given the circumstances with the covid 19 virus, we have extended the deadline for submission of applications to become the Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships fifth regional...

For Students

Printable Articles and Virtual Journalist Visits Exploring Past Public Health Emergencies

The Pulitzer Center

As students continue to learn about the coronavirus (COVID-19), they may become curious about how the world has responded to the spread of infectious diseases in the past. We have assembled a list of...

Announcing the 2020 Fighting Words Poetry Contest – May 15

The Pulitzer Center

How can poetry be an effective response to current events and under-reported stories? How can we use poetry to connect global issues to our local and personal contexts? Students are invited to...

Faculty Updates

Free Webinar: Safeguarding Quality, Equity, and Inclusion as Learning Moves Online – Mar 27

American Association of Colleges and Universities

As the undergraduate experience goes virtual in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, how can colleges and universities ensure that the rapid scaling of online learning to unprecedented levels doesn’t...

For Higher Ed Folks: Virtual Office Hours with Patti Clayton and Updated Resources

PHC Ventures

In an attempt to be of use as best I can while we’re all grounded and doing our best to keep our work moving forward, I will be holding a virtual office hour at noon EDT every week day for the...

American College Health Association Guidelines – Preparing for COVID-19

American College Health Association

The American College Health Association has prepared guidelines to help college health staff and campus administrators prepare for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and related issues on their...

Weekly Virtual Discussion on the Coronavirus and the Engaged Campus – Mar 27

Iowa Campus Compact

Going forward, Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact will host a weekly virtual discussion on this topic every Friday at 2:30 pm central (1:30 PM eastern) for resource-sharing, ideas, and camaraderie....

More resources for teaching community-based learning online/during the current health situation

University of Wisconson-Madison

Here are some resources that may be helpful: General resources Campus Compact is doing a wonderful job of updating a blog post to support their engaged institutions and courses. They have a number of...

COVID-19 and Community-Based Learning/Service-Learning Courses

HE-SL Listserv

The closing of colleges and universities will clearly affect students who are involved in community-engaged learning, service-learning, or volunteer experiences. Below are suggestions for adapting...

Call for Proposals: 2020 IARSLCE Conference – May 1

IARSLCE

Proposals are now being accepted for the 20th anniversary conference of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE), to be held in Minneapolis,...

Service Learning for the Public Good Digital Summit – May 29

Thayne Center for Service and Learning

Salt Lake City Community College Thayne Center for Service & Learning is postponing until the fall of 2020 the May 29-30, 2020, scheduled conference due to public health concerns.  However they...

CCNYPA – Boundary Spanning Leadership Summer Retreat – June 8-9

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania – Boundary Spanning Leadership Summer Retreat at the The Winter Clove Inn, Round Top, NY, June 8-10, 2020. The word “boundary” has two very...

CCYNPA – Virtual Community Engagement Happy Hour – Mar 24

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

CCNYPA invites you to a virtual Community Engagement Happy Hour Tuesday, March 24 at 3:00 pm. Please register here if you’d like to attend: We will email you information about the event with...

Call for Proposals Extended: 5th Regional Training Center on University-Assisted Community Schools – May 17

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

***Given the circumstances with the covid 19 virus, we have extended the deadline for submission of applications to become the Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships fifth regional...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 2020 IARSLCE Conference – May 1

IARSLCE

Proposals are now being accepted for the 20th anniversary conference of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE), to be held in Minneapolis,...

Service Learning for the Public Good Digital Summit – May 29

Thayne Center for Service and Learning

Salt Lake City Community College Thayne Center for Service & Learning is postponing until the fall of 2020 the May 29-30, 2020, scheduled conference due to public health concerns.  However they...

CCNYPA – Boundary Spanning Leadership Summer Retreat – June 8-9

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania – Boundary Spanning Leadership Summer Retreat at the The Winter Clove Inn, Round Top, NY, June 8-10, 2020. The word “boundary” has two very...

College Success Network

College Access and Success Space Resources

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR)

Websites on current issues – PCPR recommends you check with these website to stay abreast of updates in the college access and success space: National College Attainment Network (NCAN) –...

Zoom Meeting: college access and success professionals & advocates – Mar 27

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR)

PCPR will be hosting 90 minute open space conversations on hot/current topics. This weekly Zoom mtg for college access and success professionals & advocates is open to anyone who needs to keep...

Partnerships Classifieds

Virtual Volunteering opportunities through Key Skills Hub

Philadelphia Foundation

Augmenting our ongoing grantmaking in support of capacity building, the Philadelphia Foundation has introduced an online tool that connects nonprofits with professionals who want to donate their...

Vello Virtual Volunteer Reading Program

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Vello is an innovative, 1:1 virtual volunteer reading program. Vello helps children learn to read proficiently by 4th grade through weekly guided reading sessions and by empowering teachers, parents...

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Philly Mutual Aid

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

If you are in Philadelphia and need or would like to offer assistance, you can join Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Philly Mutual Aid, a community-led effort. To offer aid or receive aid, submit a...

Recruiting Board Treasurer for Philadelphia Student Union

Philadelphia Student Union

The Philadelphia Student Union Board of Directors is looking for a Treasurer with experience in accounting and related financial management fields to join us. The Treasurer will work collaboratively...


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