The week of

July 28, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Webinar: Global Teaching and Learning in the Time of COVID-19: Open Access, Virtual Collaborations and New Global Learning Pathways – Aug 13

PHENND

The Community-based Global Learning Collaborative, the Pennsylvania Council for International Education, and the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development are cooperating...

Webinar: A Toolkit for Understanding Local Issues in Global Context, Including Racism and Structural Inequality – Aug 11

PHENND

The Community-based Global Learning Collaborative, the Pennsylvania Council for International Education, and the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development are cooperating...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Enough Is Enough Teach-in: Privilege vs. Injustice in 2020: Violence Against the Transgender Community – Jul 30

Community College of Philadelphia

Enough is enough. When we say Black Lives Matter, we need to be inclusive of all Black lives. Violence against the trans community has been on the rise, and 2020 has been one of the deadliest years...

Artura.org Introductory Webinar: Cross-Curricular & Cross-Cultural Connections in Education – Aug 11&13

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

Professors and art educators, curriculum leaders and school administrators, and parents are invited to join a free webinar to introduce the new database of contemporary, diverse art and artists. The...

Inequities and COVID-19: Essential Protections for Essential Workers – Jul 30

Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives

Join Penn Public Health for the third seminar in our webinar series that highlights the implications of COVID-19 on communities of color. Essential workers are on the front lines across many realms...

Taking Your Event Into the Virtual World

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Date and Time: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 – 09:00 am to 10:30 am Pivoting from a face-to-face event to a virtual one is not a simple linear effort. There are many moving parts to the switch and...

New Resources

Mounting Faculty Concerns About the Fall Semester

The Hope Center

Professors across institutions increasingly wave red flags about the private and public health implications of default face-to-face instruction come fall, along with a lack of shared decision making...

Documentary: Walk the Walk

Scott Myers-Lipton

As many of you are preparing for your classes, I wanted to share this link () where you can download Walk the Walk, a 30 minute documentary focusing on three campaigns (, minimum wage, public works...

Responding to COVID-19: An Agenda for Renters, Home Owners, Small Businesses, and the Non-Profits That Support Them

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Check out the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations’ (PACDC) recently released policy agenda, Responding to COVID-19: An Agenda for Renters, Home Owners, Small...

Exploring Media Representation and Bias in Photography

The Pulitzer Center

In this lesson, students evaluate how images can inform a person’s understanding of what a place looks like—sometimes contributing to stereotypes—and brainstorm images that they can compose...

Service-Learning and COVID-19 Guidelines

HE-SL Listserv

Recent posting on the HE-SL (Higher Education-Service-Learning) listserv: There are a number of documents that almost every institution is probably creating at the moment to move forward on community...

Metropolitan Universities Journal: The Urban Mission

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) celebrated its 25th Annual Conference this past October in Philadelphia. The conference was the largest to date and institutions showcased...

Resources for Mentors around Race, Inclusion & Cultural Respect

MENTOR National

MENTOR National recently sent out this compilation of key resources to help mentors equip themselves to engage in affirming and supportive relationships with youth, especially as they reflect on the...

Learn More about No-Cost Technical Assistance

MENTOR Independence Region

Learn More: Getting No-Cost Help For Your Mentoring Program Pre-recorded and accessible on-demand Check out the recording of our live webinar designed to give you all the information you need to...

AmeriCorps and Senior Corps: Quantifying the Impact

Voices for National Service

Hot off the presses! Voices for National Service just released new economic research that confirms that AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs offer a significant return on investment. A July 2020...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Facilitating Democracy: Fostering Civic Conversations in College Classrooms – Aug 12

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) presents our first faculty dialogue webinar event Facilitating Democracy: Fostering Civic Conversations in College Classrooms. The webinar will be held on...

Begin a Career in the Culinary Arts: Virtual Open House – Jul 29

Philabundance

Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK), an adult vocational training program for low-income adults, seeks prospective students for its next class, August 31, 2020 through December 18, 2020. This...

JEVS IT Career Readiness Program – Aug 3

JEVS Human Services

The JEVS IT Career Readiness Program is open to Philadelphia residents with a disability ages 17-24, who are interested in pursuing an exciting career in the ever-expanding field of Information...

Webinar: Volunteer Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Jul 28

Give Pulse

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” This quote by James Baldwin is as relevant today as it was in 1962 when it was published. We invite...

How One Community College is Grappling with the Pandemic, Reckoning on Race

The Hope Center

How will this fall look for #RealCollege students as the pandemic reshapes higher education? Watch Sara Goldrick-Rab, Professor of Sociology and Medicine at Temple University, on PBS Newshour along...

Webinar: Energy Equity in Affordable Housing – July 29

Bike & Build

Dawone Robinson works for the Natural Resources Defense Council and is the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic regional director for the Energy Efficiency for All Project (EEFA) and is on the Advisory Council for...

AmeriCorps NCCC Informational Webinars – Aug 6&19

AmeriCorps NCCC North Central Region

AmeriCorps NCCC is excited to offer two informational webinars in the coming weeks. These webinars will share more about AmeriCorps NCCC and how a team could serve with you to address important...

Campus Compact: Become a Communities of Practice (CoP) Co-Facilitator for Fall – Aug 12

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is currently seeking co-facilitators for our Fall CoP series (September through early December). Campus Compact is seeking skilled individuals from across our network to co-facilitate...

LET’S GET REAL: Unlearning Racism and Internalized Racism – Sept 18-20

Stir Fry Seminars

There is so much that is unsaid in this country about race issues. In this retreat we will explore a variety of ways to have this dialogue on race and racism that will lead to a more intimate and...

Webinar: Focus on Justice: Seeking Asylum in a Pandemic – Aug 30

The Pulitzer Center

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, migrants and asylum seekers are facing an increasingly dire situation along the southern border. Pulitzer Center-supported journalists Maria...

Summer Institute 2020: GIS & Public Health – Aug 17-21

Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives

This comprehensive institute is designed to develop the following skills: Understand a broad range of ways the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be used Critically analyze maps and research...

Webinar: The Value of Online Education – Jul 29

Strada Education Network

As many postsecondary education and training providers consider a pivot toward online learning this fall, Strada Center for Consumer Insights has been talking to thousands of Americans about their...

National Voter Registration Week – Oct 5-9

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Education Week (NVEW) is a digital voter education initiative that will take place the week of October 5-9, 2020. Throughout our years of experience in the student voter engagement...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Operations

Philadelphia Hebrew Public Charter School

Philadelphia Hebrew Public is looking for an operational mastermind to join as our Director of Operations. Our new Director of Operations will be joining a growing and talented Leadership Team ()...

Student Editor- Philadelphia Local Guide

Believe in Students

Job title: Student Editor- Philadelphia Local Guide Job Description: Believe in Students, in collaboration with Edquity, is looking to hire a paid student editor to help us develop a resource guide...

Executive Director, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

After 18 years, Al-Bustan’s Founding Director has decided to transition from her role (read more here), and the organization is seeking new leadership. Rooted in Arab arts and language, Al-Bustan...

Gun Violence Intervention Case Manager, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia is seeking a full-time Gun Violence Intervention (GVI) Case Manager to provide day to day social services coordination and management support to the GVI Program. The National...

Regional Philanthropy Officer, American Red Cross

American Red Cross

Make your career count! Seeking a visionary fundraiser who can meet goals and objectives, connect with our individual donors and serve our mission. You will be expected to meet annual revenue targets...

Case Manager, Penn Medicine

University of Pennsylvania Health System

Provides Targeted Case Management to adults with a mental illness. The Targeted Case Manager assists participants with accessing resources and services which build upon the participant’s strengths...

Government Relations Officer, Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Government Relations Officer position. Reporting directly to the President, the Government Relations Officer provides leadership in the...

Urban Greening Coordinator (Park Usage & Stewardship), City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

This is parks programming work coordinating the operation of urban greening and community programs to assure that departmental and community needs are being met. The employee in the Park Usage &...

Vice President of External Relations & Development, African American Museum in Philadelphia

African American Museum in Philadelphia

President of External Relations and Development, providing strategic and operational leadership for its philanthropic initiatives. The Vice President of External Relations and Development will join...

Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, The Baldwin School

Baldwin School

The Baldwin School is seeking a dynamic, collaborative leader to serve as its Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to start in Summer 2020. Acting as a resource, guide, curriculum designer and...

Associate Director, Corporate Engagement, Year Up

Year Up Philadelphia

Do you have a proven ability to help customers solve their business challenges in the area of workforce management, human capital, and/or talent acquisition? Do you have a passion for creating...

College and Workforce Equity Coordinator (Masterman)

Steppingstone Scholars

About Us: Steppingstone Scholars is dedicated to helping educationally underserved students in the Greater Philadelphia region achieve academic success. Steppingstone’s Pathways program is...

Grant Opportunities

COVID-19 and Racial Equity – Aug 5

Russell Sage Foundation

Russell Sage Foundation Issues New Funding Guidelines for August 5 Deadline The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) has long supported social science research with the aim of improving social and living...

Higher Education, Public Educational Media, and Interfaith Leadership – Aug 28

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Invite LOIs for Higher Education, Public Educational Media, and Interfaith Leadership The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations were organized in 1952 under a living trust...

Conference on College Composition & Communication Research Initiative – Sep 1

National Council of Teachers of English

Conference on College Composition & Communication Invites Applications for Research Initiative The Conference on College Composition & Communication is inviting applications for its 2020-21...

First Responder Grants – Aug 19

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Invites Applications for First Responder Grants The mission of the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is to impact the lifesaving capabilities and lives...

AmeriCorps NCCC Seeking Proposals – Sept 1

AmeriCorps NCCC North Central Region

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is seeking proposals which address a compelling community need(s). NCCC strengthens communities and develops leaders through a full-time,...

ServiceVote 2020 Fellows Grant – Jul 31

Youth Service America

Are you, or do you know, a young leader in Pennsylvania who has a passion for engaging their peers as active citizens in the political process to make a difference on the issues they care about? YSA...

Faculty Updates

Webinar: Facilitating Democracy: Fostering Civic Conversations in College Classrooms – Aug 12

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) presents our first faculty dialogue webinar event Facilitating Democracy: Fostering Civic Conversations in College Classrooms. The webinar will be held on...

Mounting Faculty Concerns About the Fall Semester

The Hope Center

Professors across institutions increasingly wave red flags about the private and public health implications of default face-to-face instruction come fall, along with a lack of shared decision making...

Documentary: Walk the Walk

Scott Myers-Lipton

As many of you are preparing for your classes, I wanted to share this link () where you can download Walk the Walk, a 30 minute documentary focusing on three campaigns (, minimum wage, public works...

Campus Compact: Become a Communities of Practice (CoP) Co-Facilitator for Fall – Aug 12

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is currently seeking co-facilitators for our Fall CoP series (September through early December). Campus Compact is seeking skilled individuals from across our network to co-facilitate...

Webinar: The Value of Online Education – Jul 29

Strada Education Network

As many postsecondary education and training providers consider a pivot toward online learning this fall, Strada Center for Consumer Insights has been talking to thousands of Americans about their...

Service-Learning and COVID-19 Guidelines

HE-SL Listserv

Recent posting on the HE-SL (Higher Education-Service-Learning) listserv: There are a number of documents that almost every institution is probably creating at the moment to move forward on community...

Metropolitan Universities Journal: The Urban Mission

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) celebrated its 25th Annual Conference this past October in Philadelphia. The conference was the largest to date and institutions showcased...

Democratic Engagement

Webinar: Facilitating Democracy: Fostering Civic Conversations in College Classrooms – Aug 12

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) presents our first faculty dialogue webinar event Facilitating Democracy: Fostering Civic Conversations in College Classrooms. The webinar will be held on...

AmeriCorps and Senior Corps: Quantifying the Impact

Voices for National Service

Hot off the presses! Voices for National Service just released new economic research that confirms that AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs offer a significant return on investment. A July 2020...

National Voter Registration Week – Oct 5-9

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Education Week (NVEW) is a digital voter education initiative that will take place the week of October 5-9, 2020. Throughout our years of experience in the student voter engagement...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

SUBMISSIONS REQUESTED: The Institute for Community Justice’s Art as Resistance Gallery at the Justice, Reentry and Healthcare Summit – Aug 24

Philadelphia FIGHT

Submissions are open for this year’s Virtual Art As Resistance Gallery! The Art as Resistance Gallery will be associated with the ICJ’s Justice, Reentry and Healthcare Summit: Coming Together for...

15th Annual Nonprofit Management Institute COVID-19: Reshaping Social Innovation September 22-24

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Join us for an ONLINE convening of the 15th Annual Nonprofit Management Institute COVID-19: Reshaping Social Innovation, September 22-24, 2020. The nonprofit sector has weathered many challenges, but...


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