The week of

July 21, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

10th Annual HBCU Philanthropy Symposium – Jul 22-23

Delaware State University

The HBCU Philanthropy Symposium is one of the top discussion forums on philanthropy for HBCUs. The symposium is a forum where participants learn best practices and develop new skills that enable them...

Sallie Mae Financial Aid Info Session for College Students and Families – Jul 30

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

PCPR – Sallie Mae Financial Aid Info Session for College Students and Families Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM This information will be focus on what entering college freshmen and...

Additional Dates for PHEAA Covering the Gap Presentation – Jul 21 & more

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

Due to the popularity of our “Covering the Gap” webinars, additional dates are available for this presentation for you to use or share with families who are looking for assistance in...

WHYY Virtual Commons: How to Talk to Kids About Race – Jul 23

WHYY

As adults across the nation discuss police brutality and systemic racism, how can parents and caretakers approach the topic with their children? Join WHYY for a virtual roundtable about starting or...

Sign Up: Census Door Hangers Canvass – Jul 25

Philly Counts

Census Door Hangers Canvass by Several Latino Organization – Join Us For This Major Contactless Canvass In Latino Communities Help Philly Counts remind residents in the community about the...

HIV and HCV 101 : Understanding the Basics – Jul 28

Philadelphia FIGHT

This introductory course aims to define both HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV). It will provide viewers with information in an effort to strengthen the audience’s knowledge base, and serve as a refresher...

Webinar: Know Your Voter Rights for the 2020 Elections – Jul 22

Philadelphia FIGHT

The Webinar will cover the Vote Positive year long Campaign in Pennsylvania. We will discuss how people can get involved. How to apply for a vote by mail- in ballot ,remove the misinformation...

Self-Care Workshop for Philly Area Tradeswomen – Jul 22

Women in Nontraditional Careers

Philadelphia-area tradeswomen are invited to a special virtual gathering on Wednesday July 22 from 5:00-7:30pm. Sponsored by Women in Nontraditional Careers (WINC) and Philadelphia Women in Trades....

Beer Summit Conversation on COVID-19 – Jul 30

Global Citizen

Please join Global Citizen on Thursday, July 30 @ 6 pm, along with special guests, Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium leader Dr. Ala Stanford and civil rights lawyer and social justice...

Trauma Informed Mentoring – Aug 18

MENTOR Independence Region

Free virtual training for mentors to develop awareness of trauma in order to support youth in developing resilience. Get the skills and strategies you need in your mentoring role to support youth in...

New Resources

NEW BRIEFS: Strategies and Innovations that Support Student Parents

The Aspen Institute

The Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents (PSP) Initiative developed a series of briefs detailing creative strategies that aim to dismantle barriers to postsecondary education for students who...

Strategies for Greater Philadelphia’s Retail Districts During COVID-19

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)

New Product: Strategies for Greater Philadelphia’s Retail Districts During COVID-19: Five P’s that Aren’t “Pandemic” The public health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic...

Article: Strategies for Promoting College Completion in the Age of COVID-19

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

COVID-19 threatens college completion for millions of students far beyond 2020. In this Spotlight Exclusive, Alexander Mayer and Alyssa Ratledge of MDRC explore the obstacles faced by potential...

New Issue of Beyond Mass Incarceration: New Horizons of Liberation and Freedom

Imagining America

Imagining America has released a special issue of Public: A Journal of Imagining America on “Beyond Mass Incarceration: New Horizons of Liberation and Freedom.” This issue features a letter by...

Webinar Recordings: Black Minds Matter – A Five Part Series & More

Center for Organizational Responsibility and Advancement (CORA)

As part of our partnership with the communities we serve and in collaboration with professional organizations, CORA offers webinars on salient topics.  Webinars are free to the public and all are...

Centered Self: The Connection Between Inner Well-Being and Social Change

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

Leaders of social change and others actively engaged in building a healthy and just society face unique challenges that often take a deep personal toll. Many work at the center of social problems,...

Parenting While In College: Basic Needs Insecurity Among Students With Children

The Hope Center

Our #RealCollege report documents the particular challenges parenting students face when it comes to providing for the basic needs of themselves and their children. The report highlights that 53% of...

Economic Disparity Forum Videos and Slides

Social Innovation Partners

Strategies of Philadelphia’s Institutional Leadership and Social Entrepreneurs to address underlying issues of Economic Disparities and move individuals and families out of Poverty. View the videos...

Mastering Effective Communications for Causes: Public Interest Communications & the Science of Story

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

Andy Goodman, co-founder and director of The Goodman Center, said, “Stories are the fundamental unit of human communication.” They allow us to connect more deeply with others, inspiring them by...

Miscellaneous

Online Panel Discussions and Q&A with EduConfident – Jul 21-30

EduConfident

EduConfident is a an education consulting group aimed at providing continuity of learning and inclusive opportunities for all children by building the capacity of schools to develop courageous...

Free Course: Understanding and Battling the Disease of Addiction (online)

Temple University Harrisburg

If you’re looking for convenient continuing education opportunities, we’ve got you covered! This FREE social work approved online course provides training to anyone interested in...

Webinar: What It Takes to Make Summer Learning Work – Jul 21

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

Many school districts across the country offer voluntary summer learning programs to students in order to promote academic achievement, provide enrichment experiences, and help narrow the achievement...

Alternative Break Citizenship Schools: Cultivating Active Antiracism in Response to Unjust Policing – Jul 27-29

Break Away

The Alternative Break Citizenship schools (ABCs) are experiential training sessions that provide college student and staff leaders the knowledge, skills, and connections they need to start or...

Survey: Exploring Homelessness and Housing Insecurity across the CUMU Membership

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Portland State University’s Homelessness Research and Action Collaborative addresses the challenges of homelessness through research that uncovers conditions that lead to and perpetuate...

Webinar: Meeting People Where They Are – Jul 24

Knight Foundation

The pandemic and national racial reckoning have tested our ability to connect with each other and challenged institutions to serve their communities with greater thoughtfulness. How can we design and...

Webinar: Free Speech in 2020 – Jul 23

Knight Foundation

As the nation has changed, so has our understanding of free speech and the First Amendment. What does free speech look like in the digital age? What do the First Amendment’s protections look...

Webinar: Building Equitable Public Spaces – Jul 21

Knight Foundation

Public spaces allow different people to collide and build a shared sense of local identity, as long as everyone is invited in. How do communities rebuild their public spaces in equitable and...

Webinar: e-Service-Learning: Best Practices and Shared Experiences – Jul 30

GivePulse

Thursday, July 30, 2020 – 1-2 pm central Join us as we explore eService-Learning best practices and learn from faculty who have had experience teaching online courses with both virtual/remote...

Survey: Interest in Training to Provide Trauma-Informed Healing-Centered Financial Literacy and Coaching during COVID

Drexel University

Is your organization interested in a training for your staff to be equipped to provide Trauma-Informed Healing-Centered Financial literacy and coaching during COVID?  The Building Wealth and Health...

Popular Girls Health Workshop is Now Virtual! – Girls with Options

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

PCCY is now offering a virtual, live re-boot of our successful contraceptive education workshop, “Girls with Options” for girls ages 13 and older in the greater Philadelphia area. Schedule a...

Webinar: Get #VoteReady For 2020 – Aug 20

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge and the Voter Friendly Campus program will be hosting a joint webinar to highlight key strategies and actions campuses can take this fall to increase in-person...

Roundtable Discussion: Building Inclusive and Equitable Campus Coalitions – Aug 12

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Part of a strong democratic engagement action plan is ensuring your goals and strategies are inclusive and equitable. During this roundtable discussion, we will share ideas and tactics to ensure you...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

COVID 19 Recovery and Grants Management Coordinator, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

Job Description The COVID-19 Recovery and Grants Management Coordinator will directly support Philadelphia’s economic recovery from COVID-19 and assist the City in maximizing its draw-down of...

Benefits Community Liaison, 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...

Assistant to Executive Director, 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...

Manager, Creative Solutions, 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...

Vice President, Internal Communications, City Year

City Year

As a multi-state non-profit operating with a distributed leadership model, City Year requires effective internal communication practices to be integral to our success. Our 1,000 staff and 3,000...

Civic Engagement Coordinator (Full-time)

SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC welcomes applications for the position of Civic Engagement Coordinator. SEAMAAC is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, with the mission “To support and serve immigrants and refugees...

Communications Director (Full-time)

The Hope Center

At the Hope Center, we are social scientists, practitioners, communicators, and activists committed to communities that demand affordable, accessible, high-quality education from high school to...

AmeriCorps Community Project Coordinator

Youth Build Charter School

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School’s mission is to empower young adults (18-20 year-olds) to develop skills and connect to opportunities by fostering an environment of love, support, and...

Education Success Project Leader (VISTA)

Youth Build Charter School

Our organization is searching for a 12-month AmeriCorps*VISTA: Education Success Project Leader at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School to build capacity (behind the scenes rather than direct...

AmeriCorps VISTA: Development Project Leader

Youth Build Charter School

Our organization is searching for a 12-month AmeriCorps*VISTA: Development Project Leader at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School to build capacity (behind the scenes rather than direct service to...

Skill Development Project Leader (VISTA)

Youth Build Philadelphia Charter School

Our organization is searching for a 12-month AmeriCorps*VISTA: Skill Development Project Leader at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School to build capacity (behind the scenes rather than direct...

Development Manager

Challah for Hunger

National office in Philadelphia, PA – All US candidates will be considered (Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all staff are currently remote and will remain remote until further notice.). This position...

Grant Opportunities

Hazard Pay Grants Now Available to PA Employers – Jul 31

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

The COVID-19 PA Hazard Pay Grant Program is now available to help employers provide hazard pay to employees in life-sustaining occupations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hazard pay is intended to keep...

Aspen Parent Powered Solutions Fund for Postsecondary Student Parents – Aug 28

The Aspen Institute

Ascend at the Aspen Institute is proud to announce a new opportunity to advance postsecondary success for student parents: the Aspen Parent Powered Solutions Fund. It is the first student...

Faculty Updates

Article: Strategies for Promoting College Completion in the Age of COVID-19

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

COVID-19 threatens college completion for millions of students far beyond 2020. In this Spotlight Exclusive, Alexander Mayer and Alyssa Ratledge of MDRC explore the obstacles faced by potential...

Survey: Exploring Homelessness and Housing Insecurity across the CUMU Membership

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Portland State University’s Homelessness Research and Action Collaborative addresses the challenges of homelessness through research that uncovers conditions that lead to and perpetuate...

Webinar: e-Service-Learning: Best Practices and Shared Experiences – Jul 30

GivePulse

Thursday, July 30, 2020 – 1-2 pm central Join us as we explore eService-Learning best practices and learn from faculty who have had experience teaching online courses with both virtual/remote...

Webinar: Get #VoteReady For 2020 – Aug 20

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge and the Voter Friendly Campus program will be hosting a joint webinar to highlight key strategies and actions campuses can take this fall to increase in-person...

Democratic Engagement

Virtual Summit: United State of Young Women – Jul 22-24

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge is proud to announce that it is partnering with The United State Of Women and would like to formally invite you to participate in the United State of Young...

Webinar: Get #VoteReady For 2020 – Aug 20

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge and the Voter Friendly Campus program will be hosting a joint webinar to highlight key strategies and actions campuses can take this fall to increase in-person...

Roundtable Discussion: Building Inclusive and Equitable Campus Coalitions – Aug 12

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Part of a strong democratic engagement action plan is ensuring your goals and strategies are inclusive and equitable. During this roundtable discussion, we will share ideas and tactics to ensure you...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Virtual Summit: United State of Young Women – Jul 22-24

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge is proud to announce that it is partnering with The United State Of Women and would like to formally invite you to participate in the United State of Young...

15th Annual Nonprofit Management Institute: COVID-19, Reshaping Social Innovation – Sept 22-24

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Now in our 15th year of producing this annual conference, our sessions and workshop programs are carefully planned to help you build on your existing leadership skills, expand your knowledge of the...

College Success Network

Sallie Mae Financial Aid Info Session for College Students and Families – Jul 30

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable

PCPR – Sallie Mae Financial Aid Info Session for College Students and Families Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM This information will be focus on what entering college freshmen and...


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