The week of

July 7, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

Career Workshops – Jul 15 & 29

Drexel Univeristy

Career Workshops: employer information sessions about hiring opportunities, non-profit trainers with workforce development opportunities as well as guest speakers. July 15th 12pm to 1:30pm July 29th...

Nonprofit Network – Outreach Event – Jul 15

Nonprofit Network

In a partnership with Goodwin College at Drexel University, we have started the Nonprofit Network,  a series of workshops designed to help those in the Nonprofit sector as well as those who may want...

Webinar: Tangled Title – Jul 21

Stern Community Lawyering Clinic

On July 21, the Stern Community Lawyering Clinic is hosting a webinar about tangled title at 1:00 PM. Without title to your residential property, you cannot rebuild in the event of a disaster or...

Mentoring Moments: Free Virtual Training – Jul 28

MENTOR Independence Region

Free virtual training for adults in relationship-rich spaces to learn how to approach interactions with youth with a mentoring mindset! Get the skills and strategies you need to increase the quality...

Mochas & Mentoring: Engaging Youth Virtually – Jul 15

MENTOR Independence Region

Join MENTOR Independence Region () for this INTERACTIVE Mochas & Mentoring Session on Engaging Youth Virtually! (BYO Mochas!) So many mentors and mentoring programs are incorporating some kind...

School District of Phila. Virtual Town Halls: Charting A Path Forward…Together – Jul 7-9

School District of Philadelphia

The School District will be hosting several one-hour Virtual Town Hall sessions July 7th-9th so you can hear about our planning efforts to date for the upcoming school year. Individual sessions will...

Webinar: Census Jobs – Help to Make Philly Count – Jul 14

Philadelphia Works

Learn about open Census jobs in Philadelphia, the importance of the 2020 Census, tips for applying, pay rates, and important safety measures for employees related to Covid-19. Date: Tuesday, July 14,...

Webinar: Resources to Launch, Transition or Enhance Your Career – Jul 8

Philadelphia Works

Summer Webinar Series, Session #2 – We have career resources for you. Hear and learn about resources to launch, transition, or enhance your career. For: Anyone interested in starting, changing,...

Managing Staff Engagement, Productivity and Culture in the Virtual World – Jul 16

Compass

The Sorkin Center at Compass invites Nonprofit Executive Directors to the upcoming event. Thursday, July 16, 9:30 – 10:30 Speaker: Michael Hynes, Senior Manager, Talent Management at The Pew...

New Resources

Film: African-American Drum Corps + Youth Leadership – River City Drumbeat

Good Docs

RIVER CITY DRUMBEAT is a powerful story of music, love, and legacies set in the American South. Edward “Nardie” White devoted his life to leading the African-American drum corps he...

America’s Service Commissions – 2019 Annual Report Released

America's Service Commissions

We are pleased to present you with the 2019 ASC Annual Report, which is now available to view or download on our website: As we look back on 2019 and the end of a decade (which feels so long ago...

Curated Series Identifying Responses to Poverty

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Spotlight on Poverty & Opportunity has partnered with the Solutions Journalism Network (SJN) to present a curated series that identifies effective responses to poverty by changemakers across the...

Learning On-Demand with Campus Compact

Campus Compact

Finished with your Netflix queue? Find archived webinars, virtual conference sessions, resource exchanges, and more on the Campus Compact YouTube channel! Start watching:...

Compact Nation Podcast: Family As Faculty

Campus Compact

Former #CompactNationPod host returns for a conversation with the winner of the Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement, Cristina Santamaría Graff. Listen in as they discuss her...

Promise Zone COVID-19 Resources

West Philadelphia Promise Zone

Free Coronavirus Testing Site Locator: Tests don’t require money, insurance, or proof of citizenship, however, each site has different requirements. Be sure to check specific site details. Free...

Toward Co-Designing a Better Criminal Justice System

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

To improve public services like the justice system, social innovators need to co-design solutions with people who have experienced them and find ways to cut through the organizational barriers they...

Reshaping National Memory and the 1619 Project

The Pulitzer Center

This Independence Day weekend arrives in the midst of uprisings against anti-Black racism, during which many people are reckoning with the history, identity, and potential futures of the United...

School District of Philadelphia – Fall 2020 Re-opening Survey Results

School District of Philadelphia

The results from the School District’s recent Feedback Survey for Fall 2020 Re-opening are now available at We received more than 35,000 responses to the survey so we’d like to thank everyone...

Silicon Valley Pain Index: White Supremacy and Income/Wealth Inequality

San Jose State University

SJSU Human Rights Institute has released the Silicon Valley Pain Index: White Supremacy and Income/Wealth Inequality. You can download the full report here: You can also view the San Jose Mercury...

Miscellaneous

City of Phila. – Phase 2 of Rental Assistance Program

City of Philadelphia

City Begins Phase 2 of Rental Assistance for Tenants Affected by COVID-19. The City of Philadelphia and PHDC announced a second phase of rental assistance for tenants affected by COVID-19. PHDC will...

Strengths-based Leadership Certificate – Now Online – Jul 28

Temple University Harrisburg

Earn your Strengths-based Leadership Certificate completely online with a mix of interactive sessions and self-paced assignments! Each virtual session consists of a half-day online workshop which...

Webinar: American Racism Through the Lens of COVID-19 – Jul 7

The Aspen Institute

Join the Health Innovators Fellowship and Health, Medicine & Society Program at the Aspen Institute for a virtual seminar about American racism through the lens of COVID-19. Participants will...

Webcast: Affordable Housing for Special Needs Adults – Jul 10

Brookings Institution

The Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program will host an event exploring strategies for addressing housing and community engagement for adults with disabilities. Brookings Senior Fellow Michael...

Webinar: Virtual Mentoring and Tutoring During COVID-19: Preventing K-12 Learning Loss and Building an Online Model for the Future – Aug 4

Campus Compact

In response to COVID-19 and the call from community partners in Tampa Bay, the University of South Florida’s Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships moved quickly to facilitate...

Tacony Tool Library Launch

Tacony Tool Library

The Tacony Tool Library is now open! We are extremely proud to announce that as of July 1st, the Tacony Tool Library is officially up and running! Come visit us at 5200 Unruh Avenue Section J,...

Forward Equitable Development Conference Convening Discussion – Jul 8

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Join noted scholar and psychiatrist Dr. Mindy Fullilove, policy and equity expert Jeremy Liu, and nationally recognized community development expert and veteran community organizer Joe McNeely in a...

EMERGE: SUMMER OF NON-SILENCE, A three-month journey for white folks committing to change – Jul 14

CoAct Consulting

When people ask you “What did you do this summer?” What will you say? 12 Weeks, 10 Sessions, 2 Coaching Sessions: Why focus on me? What is my racial identity? How are my actions racist?...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority

Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority

AUTHORITY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR—the Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority (RDA) seeks a dynamic, skilled, and experienced leader to serve as its Executive Director (ED). This person is responsible...

Director of Administration, City of Philadelphia Law Department

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia Law Department acts as general counsel for the entire City government structure. We provide legal advice to all City officials, employees, departments, agencies, boards, and...

Executive Director, Catto Scholarship, Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia

The Catto Scholarship is a comprehensive “last dollar” opportunity that includes multiple evidence-based supports aimed to increase student retention and completion. Through comprehensive...

Fellowship Program for social justice and climate change – Sep 1

Nathan Cummings Foundation

Nathan Cummings Foundation Accepting Applications for Sixth Cycle of Its Fellowship Program The Nathan Cummings Foundation is accepting applications for the sixth cycle of its Fellowship program. The...

Building Hero Project Manager

Tiny WPA

Tiny WPA is seeking an experienced fabricator / educator / instructor who loves people, especially supporting everyone from kids through seniors in designing and building great things that make a...

Kitchen Manager, People’s Emergency Center

People's Emergency Center (PEC)

The Supervisor of Kitchen is responsible for the oversight, management, and operation of PEC’s two commercial kitchens. In addition, the Supervisor is responsible for all food-related...

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...

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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