The week of

April 28, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

College Signing Day Virtual Seminar for graduating HS seniors

College Optimized

In celebration of College Signing Day, Phenix Frazier Badmus, an experienced higher ed professional, will be hosting a two-day virtual seminar that will offer soon to be and current college students...

The State of Education During COVID-19 & Immigrant Students Rights hosted by PICC and the Education Law Center – Apr 29

Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition

PICC would like to extend this invitation on Wednesday, April 29 from 3-4 pm to a presentation on The State of Education During COVID-19 & Immigrant Students Rights hosted by PICC and the...

A Time to Grieve: A Conversation about Living Through and Beyond the Losses of COVID-19 – Apr 29

Mayor's Office of Public Engagement

A Time to Grieve: A conversation about living through and beyond the losses of COVID-19 On Wednesday, April 29, from 11 to 12:30 , join the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement and the Office...

College Together Virtual Info Sessions – Earn a college degree AND income – Apr 29

CollegeTogether

Learn about how College Together can be the educational pathway you’ve been looking for. We offer young adults, ages 18-24, job placement and personal support through an accelerated college...

Virtual Event: Healthy NewsWorks Book Reveal – May 20

Healthy Newsworks

A special virtual event to honor Healthy NewsWorks students and teachers and the publication of our ninth book, Leading Healthy Change In Our Communities 2020—People Who Are Shaping a Better...

Virtual Money Mondays: Spending Plan & Money Management – May 11

Free Library of Philadelphia

Virtual Money Mondays with CED (Community Economic Development, a Department of the Urban Affairs Coalition) & the Free Library of Philadelphia Topic: Spending Plan & Money Management When:...

Virtual Money Mondays: Preventing Foreclosure – May 4

Free Library of Philadelphia

Virtual Money Mondays with CED (Community Economic Development, a Department of the Urban Affairs Coalition) & the Free Library of Philadelphia Topic: Preventing Foreclosure When: Monday, May 4,...

Fifth Annual Urban Health Summer Institute Now Online – June 22-28

Drexel Urban Health Collaborative

Each year we look forward to hosting attendees at our Urban Health Summer Institute. Over the past few weeks, we have been closely monitoring and evaluating the situation around COVID-19 to ensure we...

New Resources

PhillyZooToYOU

Philadelphia Zoo

As the region’s largest living classroom, we felt it was important to create a new way for teachers and parents to continue to stay personally connected with the wonders of wildlife....

Higher Education Voter Registration Resources

HE-SVE Forum

Recent posts on the HE-SVE (Higher Education-Student Voter Engagement) Forum identified resources for efforts that promote voter registration particularly for college students. Here are links and...

Community Engagement during COVID-19

Give Pulse

Thanks to all who responded to our assessment this month regarding your COVID-19 response. We learned that… 63% of campus respondents (n=89) had suspended all community based learning...

Virtual and Remote Volunteering Best Practices

Give Pulse Blog

As COVID-19 continues to severely affect our communities, all forms of engagement are more important than ever. We are so thankful to the volunteers, doctors, and nurses risking their lives on the...

Online Resources for Kids

Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon

With Pennsylvania schools now closed for the remainder of the year, I asked my team to gather some resources for children, teens, and parents navigating these strange times. Take a look and see if...

#HigherEd Civic Education Resources from CEEP

Campus Election Engagement Project

Over the past few weeks, a team of Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) staff, who are also faculty members at their respective institutions, developed what we’re calling the #HigherEd...

Strada Public Viewpoint survey: Impact on jobs, work among racial and ethnic groups

Strada Education Network

COVID-19 Work and Education Survey The economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis is widespread, but the ramifications are being felt disproportionately among people of color. In the fourth week of this...

New Report: Online Learning: What Works for Low-Income Students?

NEW YWMC REPORT: “Online Learning: What Works for Low-Income Students?” The shift to online learning because of the COVID-19 crisis has been accomplished at YWMC schools with an overarching...

Earth Day Lesson Community Action against Climate Change

The Pulitzer Center

Join us in celebrating Earth Day (Wednesday, April 22) throughout the month! In honor of the yearlong responsibility to care for the planet, we are offering a printable lesson on community action...

#Gen2Gen Cities report on intergenerational volunteering

Encore

City and county leaders across the country are increasing volunteerism, making better use of public spaces, strengthening communities, saving money, and improving outcomes for residents of all ages....

Miscellaneous

Virtual Conversation and Gathering: Decolonial Desires: Is a Third University Possible? – May 6

Imagining America

In A Third University is Possible, la paperson (K. Wayne Yang) presents a framework for hotwiring university “machines” to the practical work of decolonization. Both Imagining America and The...

FREE Virtual Panel: Financial Decision-Making for Nonprofits during a Crisis – Apr 29

Case Western Reserve University

Please join us this Wednesday, April 29th, from 1-2:30 , for the FREE online program via Zoom. Learn how to make the best financial decisions for a nonprofit during a crisis. With businesses and...

Online Professional Learning for 21st Century Community Learning Centers

U.S. Department of Education

This Department of Education website, Youth for Youth, was designed with 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) programs in mind — but the courses are free for the public! With fifteen...

Free virtual PD! Earn continuing education credits!

Foundations Inc

High-quality PD from the comfort of your home! Whether you and your staff are on the front lines supporting the children of other essential workers, struggling to reach your students remotely through...

Virtual Event: Connecting Global Health Learning with Purpose – Apr 29

Unite for Sight

Unite For Sight is committed to excellence in education. We are delighted to present the Global Health Idea Lab, which is a new unique virtual event series that is free and open to the public. This...

Webinar: Pivoting to Virtual Advising: Best Practices from CollegePoint Partners

National College Attainment Network

College attainment practitioners are working, tirelessly, to redesign outreach efforts and programs to ensure students are supported during these turbulent times. Now, more than ever, it is critical...

Webinar: How to Have a Successful Virtual College Visit

National College Attainment Network

The YouVisit (YV) Foundation is determined to provide college access and holistic programs to millions of students. During this webinar, you will learn how to access and navigate virtual college...

Foster Youth & COVID-19: A Research Study

The Field Center for Children's Policy Practice & Research

The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania is conducting a research study on the experiences of older youth in foster care and those who...

HIGHER EDUCATION PRESIDENTIAL COMMITMENT to Full Student Voter Participation

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Higher education leaders have a responsibility to prepare students to become responsible and engaged participants in our democracy, and that includes, most importantly, to exercise the right and...

CENSUS REMINDER from ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

College Student Count! Complete Your Census! The census has been extended to October 31! Make sure you fill yours out at When all members of a community are counted, everyone, including students,...

RightGift: Online Wish Lists and Give Back for Nonprofits

RightGift

In response to challenges affecting physical donation drop-offs, RightGift is a free solution for nonprofits to fulfill your in-kind donation needs. On the platform, your organization can create wish...

Free Webinar: Education for Sustainability at Home, Work and at School – May 1

The Cloud Institute

What perspectives are needed to weather our current social climate? What knowledge, skills, attitudes and habits of mind do we need to instill in young people to prepare them for tomorrow? How do...

Share Your Research on Public Radio – Seeking Submissions for The Academic Minute

American Association of Colleges and Universities

AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella is host of the radio segment The Academic Minute (), produced by WAMC Northeast Public Radio in partnership with AAC&U. The Academic Minute features...

Summer Intensive TESOL Certificate Course

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

The TESOL Essential Series, will be continuing for a Summer Intensive TESOL Certificate course designed for current and aspiring ESOL/EFL teachers & led by the wonderful Dr. Andrea...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps Digital Service Fellow Program Supervisor, Urban Technology Project

Communities in Schools of Philadelphia

The Urban Technology Project (UTP) is an initiative of the School District of Philadelphia in partnership with Communities In Schools of Philadelphia, Inc. that empowers Philadelphia youth and their...

Apprentice Manager, Urban Technology Project

Communities in Schools of Philadelphia

The Urban Technology Project (UTP) is an initiative of the School District of Philadelphia in partnership with Communities In Schools of Philadelphia, Inc. that empowers Philadelphia youth and their...

Non-profit Job Opportunity- Director of Programs at SOWN – May 29

Supportive Older Women's Network (SOWN)

Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN) is a 35-year old Philadelphia, community-based non-profit providing critical services to older adults in the Philadelphia area. We currently seek candidates...

Citizens Planning Institute Program Manager, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) includes the city’s housing agencies, planning commission, art commission, historical commission, zoning board of adjustment, developer services,...

Promise Corps Career Pathways Manager, Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

City of Philadelphia

The Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) provides leadership on issues of economic justice by advancing racial equity and inclusive growth to ensure that all Philadelphians share in...

Director Of College Counseling, Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School

The Director of College Counseling has oversight of all aspects of the college counseling program at Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School. Reporting to the Principal, the Director of College...

Director of Development, Autism Programming, Drexel University

Drexel University

The Director of Development oversees the fundraising and engagement related to the University’s autism programming, including the AJ Drexel Autism Institute (AJDAI), the Drexel Autism Support...

Director of Promise Zone, Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

City of Philadelphia

The Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO) provides leadership on issues of economic justice by advancing racial equity and inclusive growth to ensure that all Philadelphians share in...

Pt-time Artistic Director, Intercultural Journeys

Intercultural Journeys

About Intercultural Journeys Intercultural Journeys (IJ) was born from the belief that the arts find, celebrate, and profoundly express our common humanity. Since 2002, we have presented artists from...

Rebuild Director of Grants and Philanthropic Engagement, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

Job Description The Director of Grants and Philanthropic Engagement will be responsible for leading Rebuilds fundraising efforts. This will include updating and executing a fundraising strategy,...

Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia

The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. Its vision is to build an enlightened community devoted to lifelong learning....

Volunteer Program Manager, Academy of Natural Sciences

Drexel University

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is seeking an experienced and passionate Manager, Volunteer Programs, to strategically guide and manage all volunteer activity, including...

Grant Opportunities

Rapid Response Grants, Society of Environmental Journalists Fund

Society of Environmental Journalists Fund

Society of Environmental Journalists Fund Invites Applications for Rapid Response Grants The Society of Environmental Journalists Fund for Environmental Journalism invests in public service reporting...

Education Stabilization Fund-Reimagining Workforce Preparation Grants

U.S. Department of Education

The Education Stabilization Fund-Reimagining Workforce Preparation Grants (ESF-RWP Grants) provide support to help States leverage the power of entrepreneurship to create new educational...

For Students

Earth Day Lesson Community Action against Climate Change

The Pulitzer Center

Join us in celebrating Earth Day (Wednesday, April 22) throughout the month! In honor of the yearlong responsibility to care for the planet, we are offering a printable lesson on community action...

Faculty Updates

Virtual Conversation and Gathering: Decolonial Desires: Is a Third University Possible? – May 6

Imagining America

In A Third University is Possible, la paperson (K. Wayne Yang) presents a framework for hotwiring university “machines” to the practical work of decolonization. Both Imagining America and The...

Higher Education Voter Registration Resources

HE-SVE Forum

Recent posts on the HE-SVE (Higher Education-Student Voter Engagement) Forum identified resources for efforts that promote voter registration particularly for college students. Here are links and...

Community Engagement during COVID-19

Give Pulse

Thanks to all who responded to our assessment this month regarding your COVID-19 response. We learned that… 63% of campus respondents (n=89) had suspended all community based learning...

Virtual and Remote Volunteering Best Practices

Give Pulse Blog

As COVID-19 continues to severely affect our communities, all forms of engagement are more important than ever. We are so thankful to the volunteers, doctors, and nurses risking their lives on the...

#HigherEd Civic Education Resources from CEEP

Campus Election Engagement Project

Over the past few weeks, a team of Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) staff, who are also faculty members at their respective institutions, developed what we’re calling the #HigherEd...

New Report: Online Learning: What Works for Low-Income Students?

NEW YWMC REPORT: “Online Learning: What Works for Low-Income Students?” The shift to online learning because of the COVID-19 crisis has been accomplished at YWMC schools with an overarching...

Share Your Research on Public Radio – Seeking Submissions for The Academic Minute

American Association of Colleges and Universities

AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella is host of the radio segment The Academic Minute (), produced by WAMC Northeast Public Radio in partnership with AAC&U. The Academic Minute features...

Democratic Engagement

Higher Education Voter Registration Resources

HE-SVE Forum

Recent posts on the HE-SVE (Higher Education-Student Voter Engagement) Forum identified resources for efforts that promote voter registration particularly for college students. Here are links and...

#HigherEd Civic Education Resources from CEEP

Campus Election Engagement Project

Over the past few weeks, a team of Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) staff, who are also faculty members at their respective institutions, developed what we’re calling the #HigherEd...

HIGHER EDUCATION PRESIDENTIAL COMMITMENT to Full Student Voter Participation

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Higher education leaders have a responsibility to prepare students to become responsible and engaged participants in our democracy, and that includes, most importantly, to exercise the right and...

CENSUS REMINDER from ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

College Student Count! Complete Your Census! The census has been extended to October 31! Make sure you fill yours out at When all members of a community are counted, everyone, including students,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

COMPACT20 VIRTUAL GATHERING – May 11-13

Campus Compact

Join the Compact20 Virtual Gathering—a free, accessible opportunity for learning, connecting, and pursuing our shared commitments. The Compact20 Virtual Gathering will offer a compact, online-only...

College Success Network

Webinar: Pivoting to Virtual Advising: Best Practices from CollegePoint Partners

National College Attainment Network

College attainment practitioners are working, tirelessly, to redesign outreach efforts and programs to ensure students are supported during these turbulent times. Now, more than ever, it is critical...

Webinar: How to Have a Successful Virtual College Visit

National College Attainment Network

The YouVisit (YV) Foundation is determined to provide college access and holistic programs to millions of students. During this webinar, you will learn how to access and navigate virtual college...

New Report: Online Learning: What Works for Low-Income Students?

NEW YWMC REPORT: “Online Learning: What Works for Low-Income Students?” The shift to online learning because of the COVID-19 crisis has been accomplished at YWMC schools with an overarching...

Partnerships Classifieds

Host a Youth Intern at No Cost to You

Urban Affairs Coalition

Hire a summer intern at no cost to you! Change the career trajectory of a young person in Philadelphia by supporting summer jobs for youth and young adults. In addition to shaping your future...


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