The week of

April 21, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Virtual Fair: Service Year Opportunities in Philadelphia – Apr 23

PHENND

Interested in being an AmeriCorps member next year? Join us on Brazen for a virtual info session!  You’ll hear about PHENND’s School Community Partnerships Coordinator positions in...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Making the Transition to Virtual Mentoring – Apr 30

MENTOR Independence Region

Physical Distancing doesn’t have to mean Social Distancing! In response to the social restrictions employed during the pandemic, many mentoring programs are considering changes to their...

Virtual GALILEO-W Conference: Collaboration among Change-makers – May 2

Arcadia University

Virtual GALILEO-W Conference 2020: Collaboration Among Change-makers,  April 17th – May 1st 2020 Our conference site houses video collections from our poster presenters, workshop session...

Teacher Residency Program Virtual Information Session – Apr 21 & May 6

School District of Philadelphia

Event: SDP Teacher Residency Program Virtual Information Session Dates: Tuesday, April 21st 1:00-2:00pm; Wednesday, May 6th, 5:00-6:00pm Registration:  About: The School District of Philadelphia...

2020-21 Compass Philadelphia Prospective Client Information Session – Apr 29

Compass Philly

Compass is hosting an Information Session on new pro bono consulting opportunities on April 29, 9:30-10:30 AM. Please join Compass for an Information Session to learn more about Compass Classic...

Virtual Gathering for Nonprofit Leaders: Communicating in the Time of Coronavirus – Apr 23

Compass Philly

They say every crisis is an opportunity! In this ever-evolving landscape, organizations must decide whether to adapt their communications strategy or stay the course. Nonprofit organizations also...

You’re Invited to the HumanKind Live Book Reveal with Brad Aronson Apr 21

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence

Join Author Brad Aronson for a Live Q&A and HumanKind Excerpt Reveal on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 7 PM. Brad Aronson’s life changed in an instant when his wife, Mia, was diagnosed with...

Webinar: Coping during COVID – Mental Health Maintenance during a Crisis – Apr 24

Community Health Training Alliance

Covid-19 has interrupted the functioning of our daily lives on many levels. Many of us are left questioning how to properly respond and cope with the array of emotions experienced in the midst of a...

Distance Learning During COVID-19 – Apr 28

Philadelphia Education Fund

Join us for “Distance Learning During COVID-19” on April 28th With the extension of school closures now through the end of the academic year, all of us in education are struggling with...

New Resources

New Website: The COVID-Response Site

Philadelphia Organization for Health Professional Students

Check out this site for ideas about how to get involved in the fight against COVID-19! This site was developed by area college students in a collaborative effort with the Philadelphia Organization...

New Article: Universities must help shape the post-COVID-19 world

The Netter Center

We are pleased to send you an article that the Netter Center director Ira Harkavy wrote with his colleagues Sjur Bergan (Council of Europe), Tony Gallagher (Queen’s University-Belfast), and...

SF State U, Psych Students’ YouTube Channel – The Global Classroom: from Class to Cloud

San Francisco State University

Among the many challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, student learning experiences have been impacted immensely and broadly. It has taken away their face-to-face classes, vibrant club...

New Report: State of Center City 2020

Center City District

Philadelphia was beginning its 11th year of growth when we started researching and writing our annual State of Center City report. Then everything changed. We are still releasing the report because...

Maximizing the Impact of CARES Emergency Aid Funds for Students

Hope Center for College Community and Justice

Through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund created in the CARES Act, the federal government is providing $ billion of aid to institutions of higher education in order to provide direct,...

Learn About How COVID-19 is Affecting Education Funding Our Advocacy Work

PA Schools Work

PA Schools Work held a webinar about how COVID-19 is affecting our schools and our advocacy work on April 14, 2020.  Below you’ll find a link to a recording of the webinar, plus some...

PCCY Helps Families Get Health Insurance in Every Language

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

All families in our region should be able access critical information during this health crisis to get the services and support they may need. That’s why PCCY’s Child Healthline is a free...

New Report: Big Ideas for Changing K-12 Advising

National College Attainment Network

NCAN Releases ‘The Data that Matter and the Plans that Work’ Highlighting Big Ideas for Changing K-12 Advising By Bill DeBaun, Director of Data and Evaluation For two years, NCAN’s work...

Hold These Truths play now on film

People's Light and Theatre

While we’re disappointed that this beautiful production wasn’t able to play for a live audience, we’re thrilled to share it with you digitally. Gordon Hirabayashi’s incredible...

EDITION 60: An Insight Into Social Innovations Within the Human Services System and Population Health

Social Innovations Journal

We are excited to announce our partner organization, Woods Services (Woods), joined us to curate and launch our Spring 2020 edition, “An Insight into Social Innovations Within the Human Services...

Op-Ed: What Are We Going to Do About Structural Inequities Highlighted by Pandemic?

NJ Spotlight

BY NANCY CANTOR, PETER ENGLOT ‘Will we act on what we know now to buffer the disparate impact of the next equivalent assault on our communities?’ Higher education — like every sector of our...

New Research: Jobs and Workers Most Economically Impacted by Social Distancing

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, our new research looks at the types of jobs and workers most likely to be economically impacted by social distancing practices. In both the and in the three states...

Fun Ways to Explore Philly’s Heritage from Home

Global Philadelphia Association

Right now we are all staying home in order to keep our families and communities safe. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t tons of opportunities to explore Philadelphia – the first World...

Invitation to Education Idea Lab: Curiosity-Driven Learning for Educators

Slate School

Slate School is committed to excellence in education. We are delighted to present the Education Idea Lab, which is a new unique virtual event series that is free and open to the public. This...

FREE Online Professional Teacher Education Course: Teaching Mathematics with Technology

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

For Mathematics Teacher Educators Rapidly Moving Instruction Online As a rapid response to COVID-19, and to assist faculty in supporting online instruction in undergraduate and graduate mathematics...

New Compass Resources for Nonprofits – Short-term Pro Bono Services

Compass

NEW COVID-19 Response Pro Bono Programs: Quick, tangible, capacity-building opportunities On Demand Consulting On Demand Consulting Projects aim to address a single issue and provide information or...

Community Resource Connects search engine for services

Aunt Bertha

Community Resource Connects: search engine for region’s community services Community Resource Connects a searchable online resource database that individuals, families and providers can use to...

Philadelphia 2020: State of the City

Pew Charitable Trust

At the start of 2020, Philadelphia continued to be largely a tale of success, expanding upon years of economic progress and demographic change. But the rise in violent crime had become a central...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Behind the Scenes and In the Shadows: Essential Employees in COVID-19 – Apr 22

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

This session is part of the CCPH webinar series, Communities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19. Sessions are on Wednesdays at 1pm EST. Each session will be recorded and...

How to fund raise for emergency aid programs – Apr 23

Hope Center for College Community and Justice

Emergency aid is a critical support for #RealCollege students, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal CARES money is a good start, but institutions will still need to raise more support...

Webinar: The Students Are Not All Right: Using the Science of Social Media Listening to Understand and Meet Students’ Needs – Apr 30

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)

This webinar is part of a special webinar series presented by SREB to help more students enroll in and successfully complete postsecondary education during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. The global...

Webinar: The New Swift Student Tool: Help for Guiding Students Through Financial Aid Appeals – Apr 23

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)

This webinar is part of a special webinar series presented by SREB to help more students enroll in and successfully complete postsecondary education during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. The sudden...

Webinar: Supporting Low-Income Students During College Admissions and Enrollment: The New NACAC Deposit Fee Waiver Form and Other Helpful Resources – Apr 22

Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)

This webinar is part of a special webinar series presented by SREB to help more students enroll in and successfully complete postsecondary education during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Social...

Free Webinar: How to Plan for #GivingTuesdayNow – Apr 23,24, or 27

Charity How To

In response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, GivingTuesday is hosting #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity, set to take place on May 5, 2020. Join us on this free...

Needed: Summer 2020 Media and Communication Internship Opportunities for Undergrad and Grad Students

Temple University

Klein College of Media & Communication at Temple University is actively seeking Summer 2020 internship opportunities for media and communication undergraduate and graduate students to begin this...

Webinars for School Counselors and Administrators: Crisis Prevention in Online Spaces – Apr 21

CASEPS

CASEPS, The Council for at Risk Student Education and and Professional Standards, is offering free webinars for school administrators and school guidance counselors about crisis prevention in online...

Non-partisan Voter Program for Higher Education Institutions: Ask Every Student – Apr 30

Students Learn Students Vote

Ask Every Student is a non-partisan program for higher education institutions to scale, apply, and implement voter registration strategies that reach every student on campus. The program uses the...

Webinar: What resources support and recognize successful student voter engagement efforts? – May 13

Campus Compact

This webinar is part of the Campus Compact Spring 2020 Virtual Resource Exchange Series. This session will feature national programs and initiatives that support and recognize student voter...

Webinar for Students: How Kids Learn Around the World with Jaime Joyce – May 6

The Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center education team invites students and their teachers and parents/guardians to join us for a speaker series in which journalists highlight under-reported stories of resilience around...

Webinar for Educators: Photojournalism Activities for Remote Learning – Apr 24

The Pulitzer Center

Photojournalism Techniques to Support Remote Learning and Social-Emotional Development How do the images that students see impact their perceptions of the world? How accurately do these images...

Fighting Words Virtual Poetry Workshop for Grades 4-8 – Apr 28

The Pulitzer Center

In this workshop for students, we will use poetry to respond to current events, make personal connections to global issues, and make our voices heard. Poems begun in this workshop can be entered into...

Campus Compact: Call for Training Providers for CEP Credentialing Program

Campus Compact

Become an approved training provider for the Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program Campus Compact is seeking to identify and encourage the development of training opportunities,...

Webinars: How to Create and Design Curriculum for an Online Format

Nonprofit Learning Lab

The Nonprofit Learning Lab is offering many free and low fee trainings. Some of our topics include:  How to Lead Better Online Trainings and Meetings How to Manage and Engage Virtual...

Webinar: How To Create An Engaged Board of Directors – Apr 23 or May 1

Charity How To

There are hundreds of thousands of nonprofits both big and small that have a lackluster Board of Directors. You know the kind. They just show up for meetings and then leave. What if you knew all the...

Webinar: Inspired to Serve – Recommendations for the Future of Public Service – Apr 21,22,23

National Commission on Military National and Public Service

On March 25 the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service released its final report, Inspired to Serve, and shared its recommendations to increase participation in service with...

Webinar: 2020-21 Compass Philadelphia Prospective Client Information Session – Apr 29

Compass Philly

Join Compass for an Information Session for Prospective Nonprofit Clients to learn about our pro bono consulting services: Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 9:30 – 10:30 , Zoom Webinar. At this...

Nonprofit Wish List

Compass

Compass’ new Nonprofit Wish List shares nonprofits’ needs for in-kind donations with our community of volunteers and friends seeking to help. In-kind donations might include grocery store...

Connecting Families to Health Resources in Your Community – Apr 21

American School Health Association

Understanding Root Causes-Connecting Families to Health Resources in Your Community Many current health and educational disparities have their roots in institutionalized racism and policies that...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Serve Philadelphia VISTA Leader – Apr 30

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

Serve Philadelphia VISTA Leaders: The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is seeking 2 VISTA Leaders to support and grow our Serve Philadelphia VISTA Program. Hone your...

Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps Members – Apr 30

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

Serve Philadelphia VISTA Application: The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is currently accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps. Members of...

Parent Educator, Home Visiting, People’s Emergency Center

People's Emergency Center (PEC)

A certified parent educator implements the Parents As Teachers (PAT) model, emphasizing parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well-being in their work with families....

Volunteer and Youth Programs Manager, National Park Service

National Park Service

This Volunteer and Youth Programs Manager, GS-0301-12 position is located in the National Park Service, Interior Region 1 in Philadelphia, PA with responsibility for developing and implementing...

Solar Energy Teacher, Frankford High School, School District of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia

Frankford High School, a Philadelphia School District neighborhood high school, is hiring a teacher for the first Solar Energy Career and Technical Education (CTE) program ever offered in...

Program Officer Creative Communities, William Penn Foundation

William Penn Foundation

The William Penn Foundation is a leading American philanthropy located in Philadelphia with over $2 billion in assets and a $100+ million annual grant budget. The Foundation has charted a vision...

Economic Education Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, , make up the Federal Reserve System. It helps formulate and...

Employment Specialist, Coaching, Episcopal Community Services

Episcopal Community Services

As part of the Workforce Development team, the Employment Specialist will be responsible for cultivating relationships with employers in support of ECS’ outcome of connecting participants with...

Digital Membership Director, WHYY

WHYY

Virtual Interviews Available WHYY, the Philadelphia region’s leading public media organization, is seeking a Digital Membership Director to grow membership and revenue in our rapidly-evolving media...

Senior Officer Pew Fund, Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts uses data to make a difference. For more than 70 years, we have focused on serving the public, invigorating civic life, conducting nonpartisan research, advancing effective...

RFP for Strategic Planning Consultant – June 30

Urban Tree Connection

Purpose: The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to solicit proposals from consultants to work with Urban Tree Connection’s (UTC) strategic planning committee of Board, Staff, and community...

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...

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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