The week of

June 16, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

Webinar: Know Your Rights Guide for Older Youth in Foster Care in PA – Jun 18

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center released an updated version of the Know Your Rights Guide to empower young people in Pennsylvania who are currently in or leaving the child welfare system. Register for the...

Webinar on Social Movement for Racial Justice – June 18

Temple University

IS THIS TIME DIFFERENT? SOCIAL MOVEMENT FOR RACIAL JUSTICE – Presented by the Center for Humanities and Public Policy Lab Thursday, June 18, 2020, 3:30-5:00 PM Please join us for a candid...

Building the Capacity of Local Change Agents to Impact Poverty – Jul 9

Social Innovations Institute

by Social Innovations Institute July 9, 2020 9:00 AM-12:00 PM About this Event Guest Speaker, GUY GENERALS: PRESIDENT, COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA Presentation: Will Philadelphia’s...

New Resources

The call for national service featured on WHYY

National Public Radio

Originally aired May 22, 2020 Guests: Senator Chris Coons, John Bridgeland, Cecilia Mo With so many Americans out of work and few job options, there’s been a renewed call to expand voluntary...

Working Towards Economic and Racial Justice: A Conversation with Darrick Hamilton

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

The outpouring of national grief, anger and resolve for change in the wake of the death of George Floyd comes as communities of color grapple with the multiple pandemics of the coronavirus, police...

Interdependence: Global Solidarity and Local Actions – Resources for the Philadelphia Region

Haverford College Center for Peace and Global Citizenship

These resources are intended as open-access reading and teaching materials, geared toward robust global civic literacy and capacities for informed, ethical action that supports just, inclusive, and...

Engaging with Community As Part of Service, Research, Teaching or Collaborations

HE-SL Listserv

A recent post on the HE-SL (Higher Education-Service Learning) Listserv asked for the following: Online resources (, websites, library guides, etc.) that you’ve built to support students,...

University Civic Education or Community Engagement Requirements

HE-SL Listserv

The following question was posed in a resent email post on the HE-SL (Higher Education-Service Learning) listserv: Does anyone know of institutions that require a civic education or community...

The Power of Storytelling, Intersex Visibility, and the Black Lives Matter Movement

The Pulitzer Center

How do you define your identity, and how does it define the way in which you move through the world? Tatenda Ngwaru, an advocate for intersex rights at the center of the documentary...

New Article: Mass Decarceration, COVID-19, and Justice in America

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

COVID-19 and the horrific murders of George Floyd and other black Americans have amplified the desperate need for the US justice system to be radically reimagined. With the highest incarceration...

Community Ties: Understanding What Attaches People to the Place Where They Live

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Well before COVID-19 shut down community life as we know it, Knight Foundation commissioned Urban Institute to explore a key question: what attaches people to the places where they live? To...

Guidance Regarding Approved School Partners Providing Virtual Support

School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia has issued guidance for both school principals and partner organizations on how to engage in virtual service provision. See:...

Miscellaneous

Straight Talk about Race and Equity in the National Service Landscape – Jun 17

Service Year North Carolina

Service Year NC Webinar We invite you to join us for “Straight Talk about Race and Equity in the National Service Landscape” on Wednesday, June 17 at 12 noon. This webinar is open to all...

Campus Compact Summer 2020 Webinar Series – July 9

Campus Compact

Campus Compact’s webinar series is back for Summer 2020 with a special focus on the needs of campuses in preparing for the fall semester. Webinars touch on topics like online service-learning,...

Supervisor Webinar: Giving More Thought to Your On-Site Orientation and Training (OSOT) for VISTAs – June 16

Corporation for National and Community Service

This webinar will discuss orienting and training new VISTA members and will include recommendations for delivering OSOT in-person or virtually. Ready…set…go! Before you go full steam...

Educator Webinar: Democracy and Disinformation – June 18

The Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center education team and The University of Chicago’s Center for Eastern European and Russian/Eurasian Studies invite educators to join us for a webinar with writer and analyst Nina...

Participate in Survey: Impact of COVID-19 on Community-based Organizations (CBOs) and Related Groups – July 9

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

***The deadline to complete the survey has been extended to July 9, 2020.*** We invite you to participate in a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on community-based organizations (CBOs) and related...

Black Lives Matter: Anti-Racist Career & Workforce Development – June 16

The Bamboo Project

You are invited you to a conversation led by Michele Martin of The Bamboo Project. Please feel free to invite others that work in (youth) workforce development and who may be interested in exploring...

Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19: Perspectives from Yes We Must Students – June 22

Yes We Must Coalition

We know that the lives of students, particularly low-wealth students, have been significantly disrupted by the pandemic.  As colleges and universities plan for the future, they need to be...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Montessori Assistant Teacher – Part Time

Sacred Heart School

Are you passionate about providing children the opportunity to develop to their full potential? We are seeking a caring, patient, and dedicated individual who is excited to be part of providing...

Montessori Lead Primary Teacher

Sacred Heart School

Are you passionate about providing high-fidelity, culturally relevant Montessori education to children from diverse backgrounds? Sacred Heart School seeks an enthusiastic Montessori educator to lead...

AmeriCorps College and Career Coaches, Promise Corps

City of Philadelphia

Promise Corps provides teams of College and Career Coaches (CCCs) to collaborate with school leaders, community members, families and youth advocates to directly support high school students in their...

Health Program Administrator (Disease Prevention and Control), City of Phila

City of Philadelphia

Close Date 06/19/2020 This is public health management work administering the operation of a citywide program in one of the following areas: Addiction Services, Behavioral Health, Disease Prevention...

Philadelphia VIP – Paid Legal Fellowship – June 30

Philadelphia VIP

The Foster, Flowers and Ziomek Legal Fellowship – named for three Philadelphia lawyers admired for their commitment to pro bono, mentoring, and collegiality in the profession – is a paid...

Bread & Roses Community Fund seeks Development Manager – July 10

Bread and Roses Community Fund

We are seeking a Development Manager to support fundraising and donor relations through database management, donor research, and event planning. We are accepting applications for the role until July...

Voting Access Campaign Manager

Pennsylvania Voice

The Pennsylvania Voice team is expanding, and we need your help finding a Voting Access Campaign manager. This manager will support PA Voice partners organizing for equal access to the ballot in...

Voting Rights Law Fellowship: Assisting Black and Brown Voters in PA

Pennsylvania Voice

The Pennsylvania Voice team is expanding, and we need your help filling a new six-month long Voting Rights Fellowship (Voice Protection Fellow). This is a great opportunity for an attorney who wants...

Grant Opportunities

Research on Worker Mobility – Jun 29

WorkRise

WorkRise Invites LOIs for Research on Worker Mobility WorkRise, a research-to-action network for jobs, workers, and mobility, is launching a drive to rapidly develop and share actionable evidence on...

Scholar Residency: Political Mobilizations and Social Movements – Nov 1

Institute for Advanced Study

School of Social Science at Institute for Advanced Study Welcomes Applications for 2021-22 Residencies Each year, the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New...

Internet Freedom Fund – Jul 1

Open Technology Fund

OTF Invites Applications to Internet Freedom Fund An initiative of the Open Technology Fund, the Internet Freedom Fund strives to build the capacity of individuals, organizations, and companies...

Applications for Scholars Program – Jul 5

William T. Grant Foundation

William T. Grant Foundation Welcomes Applications for Scholars Program The New York City-based William T. Grant Foundation supports research to improve the lives of young people in the United States...

Evidence-Based Nursing Practice Implementation Grant – Jul 1

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Sigma Theta Tau Welcomes Applications for Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Grant Launched in 1922, the mission of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing is to develop...

Applications for Educator Professional Development – Jul 15

NEA Foundation

NEA Foundation Invites Applications for Educator Professional Development Established in 1969, the NEA Foundation serves as a laboratory of learning, offering funding and other resources to public...

Impact Fund Offers Support for Litigation to Advance Social Justice – July 14

Impact Fund

The Impact Fund provides grants to advance social justice in the areas of civil and human rights, environmental justice, and poverty law. To that end, the organization awards grants of up to...

Faculty Updates

Campus Compact Summer 2020 Webinar Series – July 9

Campus Compact

Campus Compact’s webinar series is back for Summer 2020 with a special focus on the needs of campuses in preparing for the fall semester. Webinars touch on topics like online service-learning,...

Interdependence: Global Solidarity and Local Actions – Resources for the Philadelphia Region

Haverford College Center for Peace and Global Citizenship

These resources are intended as open-access reading and teaching materials, geared toward robust global civic literacy and capacities for informed, ethical action that supports just, inclusive, and...

Engaging with Community As Part of Service, Research, Teaching or Collaborations

HE-SL Listserv

A recent post on the HE-SL (Higher Education-Service Learning) Listserv asked for the following: Online resources (, websites, library guides, etc.) that you’ve built to support students,...

University Civic Education or Community Engagement Requirements

HE-SL Listserv

The following question was posed in a resent email post on the HE-SL (Higher Education-Service Learning) listserv: Does anyone know of institutions that require a civic education or community...

Partnerships Classifieds

Career Professionals! Volunteer to Mentor a High School Student This Summer

Philadelphia Education Fund

Are you inspired to give back this summer? Looking for a virtual volunteer experience? Sign up to serve as a Career Consultant with the Philadelphia Education Fund’s Gear Up Summer program. Gear Up...


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