The week of

April 14, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

PA Statewide Civic Engagement Virtual Opportunity – Apr 24

Urban Rural Action

We are launching a statewide virtual opportunity for folks to connect over sharing their political ideas, thoughts, and needs through a consensus building model, to work towards a new kind of...

Webinar: Learn about Your Legal Rights and the COVID-19 Pandemic – Apr 17

Community Health Training Alliance

Know Your Options: Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on Your Legal Rights Join us for a conversation with attorney Zane Johnson, Managing Attorney of M. Zane {+} Associates, about your legal...

African Family Health Organization: Free Wellness Conference Call – Apr 16

African Family Health Organization

On Thursday, April 16th at 2:00pm EST, African Family Health Organization is hosting a free wellness conference call for the African and Caribbean communities to help people manage stress, sadness,...

Webinar: COVID-19 and school funding – Apr 14

PA Schools Work

TUNE IN FOR OUR LATEST “LUNCH AND LEARN” WEBINAR on Tuesday, April 14 from noon – 12:30 PM.  We will take a deep dive into funding challenges school districts will face in the...

New Resources

Safety Captain Resource Guide for teens by teens

Fab Youth Philly

The Safety Captain Initiative is an afterschool job for teens that uses project based learning to answer questions like: what makes a youth friendly neighborhood and what makes a neighborhood safe?...

Surviving the COVID-19 Financial Crisis

EDSI Solutions

EDSI is a national workforce development company and a PA CareerLink contractor. Our management consulting arm is at the ready to help you break down the information out there as you determine a path...

PCCY’s HealthWatch Helpline Is Available To Help

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

To our valued friends and community partners, Do you know a child who is uninsured or whose parent lost their job and their insurance? Do you know families having trouble getting care because of...

Making Sense of the Virus

Healthy Newsworks

Healthy NewsWorks has created this page to help kids, teachers, and families better understand the new coronavirus and its impact. Includes current news stories about COVID-19 written for children. ...

Community Legal Services: Resources for COVID-19

Community Legal Services of Philadelphia

Community Legal Services has put together an extraordinary resource collection for renters, homeowners, seniors, workers, immigrants and others who may need advice or insight due to legal and policy...

Resources for Faculty: Community Engagement Crisis Plans

HE-SL Listserv

Recent post from the Higher Education-Service Learning listserv (HE-SL): The Center for Community Engagement and Impact at Virginia Commonwealth University recognizes the impact for all faculty and...

Tips and Resources from Congresswoman Scanlon

Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon

The acts of kindness from our neighbors and the bravery of our essential workers have filled me with hope as we deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. I have been working closely with my colleagues in the...

How to get your stimulus payment if you didn’t file a tax return in 2019

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Let your community members know that if they didn’t file a federal tax return in 2018 or 2019, they can now go to this site set up by the IRS to enter their information to receive their...

After School At Home

After School Activities Partnership

Did you hear the Virtual School Bell Ring? While we continue to social distance ourselves during this time, ASAP is still committed to bringing your kids enrichment experiences to keep those brains...

JHUP ANNOUNCES FREE ACCESS TO ITS JOURNALS AND BOOKS ON PROJECT MUSE DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

John Hopkins University Press

1,400 books and 97 journals will be accessible for free for the remainder of the spring semester, ensuring access for university students completing course work at home In response to the...

International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Justice -Spring 2020

International Undergraduate Journal For Service-Learning

The Spring 2020 volume of the International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Justice is live at  The Journal has been downloaded over 10,600 downloads from 142...

Podcast: Lifting the Lid: The African American Story – Culture and its Roots in Philadelphia

Global Philadelphia Association

Third podcast episode is now live! Lifting the Lid: The African American Story – Culture and its Roots in Philadelphia Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) is excited to introduce our latest...

Resources Related to the CARES Act and Supporting Students during the Coronavirus Outbreak

National College Attainment Network

Check out these NCAN resources related to the CARES Act and supporting students during the coronavirus outbreak: Blog post: A summary of the student supports in the CARES Act Guidance for NCAN...

CUMU members respond to COVID-19

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

These are truly unprecedented and challenging times. Our lives and communities have been dramatically changed in just a few short weeks. CUMU members are adapting to new challenges, developing...

First Year Seminar on Democratic and Voter Engagement

Rock the Vote

On the Higher Education-Student Voter Engagement (HE-SVE) Forum a posting requested resources for creating some lesson plans for a first year seminar course on democratic and voter engagement. A...

#RealCollege Student Guide: Beyond the Food Pantry – Emergency Grant Aid Distribution for College Students

The Hope Center

Emergency aid is a critical college retention tool for supporting students who face economic shortfalls that might disrupt their college education. In contrast to other efforts to address students’...

Play at Home, Pre-Recorded On-Demand Videos for Kids: Games, Recess & More

Playworks

Playworks () is developing short videos geared towards children that can be viewed online or included within schools’ e-Learning platforms. These videos feature a coach or staff member leading kids...

New Book: Mind the Gap, Global Learning at Home and Abroad

Stylus Publishing

The First Title in Our Engaged Teaching & Learning Series: Mind the Gap, Global Learning at Home and Abroad, Edited by Nina Namaste and Amanda Sturgill with Neal W. Sobania and Michael Vande Berg...

Miscellaneous

Shelter in Place? Housing Insecurity and COVID-19

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Join the discussion April 15th at noon ET on Twitter using #HousingEquityCOVID What does it mean to shelter in place when a person is homeless or housing insecure? How are local and state governments...

What Do Students Need While Learning Virtually? – Apr 14

Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium

On April 14, 2020, from 2–3 ET, Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium (MAEC) is sponsoring a webinar focused on student voices, “What Do Students Need While Learning Virtually?” Panelists will...

Webinar: The Basics of Engaging Your People Online – Apr 15

National Conference on Citizenship

Clarissa Unger from the SLSV Coalition and NCoC CEO Nicco Mele are teaming up the next three weeks for a series of webinars / zoom calls on The Basics of Engaging Your People Online. In addition to...

Free Webinar: Designing High-Impact Practices for Equity and Impact in New Contexts – Apr 17

American Association of Colleges and Universities

AAC&U Faculty Fridays Webinar Series High-impact practices are known to deepen learning and engagement and to promote student success, but how readily do they translate to new contexts? Can...

Free Webinar: Strategies for Managing Through Distress Caused by COVID-19 – Apr 14

EDSI Solutions

EDSI is a national workforce development company and a PA CareerLink contractor. Our management consulting arm is at the ready to help you break down the information out there as you determine a path...

Global Youth Service Day – Apr 17-19

Youth Service America

This will be a Global Youth Service Day like no other due to the coronavirus pandemic, but we’re still on for April 17-19! There are so many service activities that can be done virtually or at...

Cultivating Connections:  How Digital Literacies Advance Social Relationships – Apr 27

Media Education Lab

Get to know Tisha Lewis Ellison and learn more about her interests in family literacy and multimodality at this free online webinar. Join us! DATE: Monday, April 27, 2020 TIME: 7 – 8 pm EST...

CEEP initiative to help students speak out in the time of COVID

Campus Election Engagement Project

As you know, students’ lives have been upended as COVID-19 has closed campuses and workplaces. The decisions of elected leaders leading the response at every level underscore the importance of...

Providing meals and snacks for healthcare providers during coronavirus

Champions of Caring

We hope you and your loved ones are doing well in these challenging times. We are reaching out for your support as Coronavirus continues to victimize so many. In our community there are dedicated...

Interested in Hosting or Co-facilitating a Community of Practice (CoP) for the CEP Credentialing Program?

Campus Compact

Campus Compact Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program Advance professional learning while helping others earn certification in community engagement! Campus Compact is looking for...

Clean Water Action’s Virtual Earth Day Design Contest – Apr 22

Clean Water Action

Calling all parents and kids! Many of us are spending more time at home right now during the outbreak of COVID-19, and for those with kids and little ones out of school or daycare, you may be...

Webinar: SwiftStudent Financial Aid Resource – Apr 15

The Hope Center

SwiftStudent is the only free, digital resource that helps students write college financial aid appeal letters. The tool launches on April 15th. Join us for a guided tour to this innovative and free...

#RealCollege during COVID-19 Survey – Apr 17

The Hope Center

Now more than ever, it is clear that your students are humans first. Keeping them enrolled and on track to degree completion requires accurate information about their basic needs. That’s why...

Webinar: Campus Closures and Student Voting – Apr 15

Students Learn Students Vote

With dozens of elections still taking place this spring, campus closures around the country have placed new and unexpected burdens on students trying to cast their ballots in presidential primaries...

U.S. Dept. of Ed Announces Distribution of $6 Billion in Emergency Aid for Students – Recommendations from NCAN

National College Attainment Network

The Department of Education (ED) has announced the first distribution of funds to institutions of higher education through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Education...

Remote Legal Consultations for Nonprofits and Small Businesses

Philadelphia VIP

In place of our May clinic, we are now providing virtual 1-hour legal consultations for nonprofits and small businesses on a rolling basis. Clients will be able to ask questions about a wide range of...

Webinar: COVID-19 & Virtual/Remote Volunteering – Apr 21

Give Pulse

If you haven’t done so already, please register for our upcoming webinar! We know it’s important to continue helping our community through volunteering; fortunately, there are ways to do...

Virtual Service Art Project: #GetWellWorld

You Will Rise

Artist Paul Richmond is hosting a project called #Get Well World.  You submit a piece of art as a “get well” message to the You Will Rise Project and he will distribute the get well...

NSEE Spring Free Webinars for Experiential Educators: Managing through COVID-19 – Apr 17

National Society for Experiential Education

During this global pandemic, institutions are grappling with moving education online, including experiential education. The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) will continue our...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Regional Director, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Division

Resources for Human Development

RHD IS OPEN AND HIRING DURING THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC!*** Resources for Human Development’s PA Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Division (PA IDD) is seeking a Regional Director to be...

Director of Evaluation and Learning for Rebuild, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

Rebuild is an initiative of the Managing Director’s Office to improve physical conditions in selected parks, recreation centers and libraries. Rebuild is expected to invest hundreds of millions...

Housing Services Manager

People's Emergency Center (PEC)

JOB DESCRIPTION The Housing Services Manager will provide supervision for all Emergency and Transitional Housing Case Managers. Housing Services Manager will work closely with the Director on the...

2020-2021 UWGLV AmeriCorps VISTA Positions – July 10

United Way of Greater Lehigh Valley

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley has begun our search for our 2020-2021 AmeriCorps VISTAs!  The deadline to apply is 7/10/2020. Please consider this exciting opportunity to contribute to our...

Grant Opportunities

COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL Relief Fund

Vision Driven Consulting

The COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL application for individual artists and small arts and culture organizations (with budgets of up to $250K) opened on Monday, April 13 at 1  Applications will be accepted on...

Call for #GRANT Applications! The 2020 Spring Causality Brand Grant has launched! – Apr 30

Causality

Nonprofit? Government Agency? Education? We remain to committed to providing Full and Matching grants for branding, creative services and web site design. These service grants are open to...

Philadelphia COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) announced an additional $ million for the City’s COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund. Approximately 1,000...

For Students

Safety Captain Resource Guide for teens by teens

Fab Youth Philly

The Safety Captain Initiative is an afterschool job for teens that uses project based learning to answer questions like: what makes a youth friendly neighborhood and what makes a neighborhood safe?...

Faculty Updates

Free Webinar: Designing High-Impact Practices for Equity and Impact in New Contexts – Apr 17

American Association of Colleges and Universities

AAC&U Faculty Fridays Webinar Series High-impact practices are known to deepen learning and engagement and to promote student success, but how readily do they translate to new contexts? Can...

Resources for Faculty: Community Engagement Crisis Plans

HE-SL Listserv

Recent post from the Higher Education-Service Learning listserv (HE-SL): The Center for Community Engagement and Impact at Virginia Commonwealth University recognizes the impact for all faculty and...

JHUP ANNOUNCES FREE ACCESS TO ITS JOURNALS AND BOOKS ON PROJECT MUSE DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

John Hopkins University Press

1,400 books and 97 journals will be accessible for free for the remainder of the spring semester, ensuring access for university students completing course work at home In response to the...

International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Justice -Spring 2020

International Undergraduate Journal For Service-Learning

The Spring 2020 volume of the International Undergraduate Journal for Service-learning, Leadership, and Social Justice is live at  The Journal has been downloaded over 10,600 downloads from 142...

Interested in Hosting or Co-facilitating a Community of Practice (CoP) for the CEP Credentialing Program?

Campus Compact

Campus Compact Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program Advance professional learning while helping others earn certification in community engagement! Campus Compact is looking for...

CUMU members respond to COVID-19

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

These are truly unprecedented and challenging times. Our lives and communities have been dramatically changed in just a few short weeks. CUMU members are adapting to new challenges, developing...

First Year Seminar on Democratic and Voter Engagement

Rock the Vote

On the Higher Education-Student Voter Engagement (HE-SVE) Forum a posting requested resources for creating some lesson plans for a first year seminar course on democratic and voter engagement. A...

Webinar: COVID-19 & Virtual/Remote Volunteering – Apr 21

Give Pulse

If you haven’t done so already, please register for our upcoming webinar! We know it’s important to continue helping our community through volunteering; fortunately, there are ways to do...

New Book: Mind the Gap, Global Learning at Home and Abroad

Stylus Publishing

The First Title in Our Engaged Teaching & Learning Series: Mind the Gap, Global Learning at Home and Abroad, Edited by Nina Namaste and Amanda Sturgill with Neal W. Sobania and Michael Vande Berg...

NSEE Spring Free Webinars for Experiential Educators: Managing through COVID-19 – Apr 17

National Society for Experiential Education

During this global pandemic, institutions are grappling with moving education online, including experiential education. The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) will continue our...

Call for Manuscripts: The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban Institutions – Deadline Extended – May 1

Metropolitan Universities journal

Deadline for submissions extended to May 1, 2020 Metropolitan Universities journal is pleased to announce an upcoming issue, “The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban...

Democratic Engagement

Webinar: The Basics of Engaging Your People Online – Apr 15

National Conference on Citizenship

Clarissa Unger from the SLSV Coalition and NCoC CEO Nicco Mele are teaming up the next three weeks for a series of webinars / zoom calls on The Basics of Engaging Your People Online. In addition to...

CEEP initiative to help students speak out in the time of COVID

Campus Election Engagement Project

As you know, students’ lives have been upended as COVID-19 has closed campuses and workplaces. The decisions of elected leaders leading the response at every level underscore the importance of...

Webinar: Campus Closures and Student Voting – Apr 15

Students Learn Students Vote

With dozens of elections still taking place this spring, campus closures around the country have placed new and unexpected burdens on students trying to cast their ballots in presidential primaries...

First Year Seminar on Democratic and Voter Engagement

Rock the Vote

On the Higher Education-Student Voter Engagement (HE-SVE) Forum a posting requested resources for creating some lesson plans for a first year seminar course on democratic and voter engagement. A...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Manuscripts: The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban Institutions – Deadline Extended – May 1

Metropolitan Universities journal

Deadline for submissions extended to May 1, 2020 Metropolitan Universities journal is pleased to announce an upcoming issue, “The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban...


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