The week of

August 4, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

Drexel: Free Online, Technology Training Program – Aug 12

Drexel University

Work is moving online, and remote work is becoming more common due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In order to stay competitive in the marketplace, workers and entrepreneurs must continue to adapt to the...

GPLEX 2020 Applications Are Now Open – Aug 14

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

The depth and breadth of structural racism and inequity embedded in America’s social, economic, and political systems has perhaps never been more widely apparent. The disproportionate impacts of...

Webinar: The Career Pivot: Navigating the Uncertainty of COVID-19 – Aug 19

Pennsylvania Career Development Association

With the constant uncertainty surrounding the current job market, it is vital to remain adaptable during the job search. Hear from our panel of experts about how to help clients nimbly navigate the...

Webinar: The Crisis of Hate Crimes Against the Black LGBTQ Community – Aug 7

Philadelphia FIGHT

Confronting this country’s history of racism, and reckoning with its manifestation in the present is, in itself, a daunting task. Black LGBTQ individuals have to carry the burden and work of...

Anti-Blackness: Healing Through Restorative Dialogue – Aug 12&13

Philadelphia FIGHT

This 2 part webinar aims to present the history of racial hierarchy that results in anti-blackness, confront structural racism and its impact on us and within us, and decenter whiteness to disrupt...

Re-Entry Pardon & Expungement Clinic – Aug 6 & More

JEVS Human Services

All clinics are free. Is a pardon right for you? Do you qualify for a pardon or expungement? What steps do I need to take? Important info on clean slates and more. Re-Entry Pardon & Expungement...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: A Podcast about Volunteers, Created by Volunteers.

PHENND

Hosts Sara Guiang & Sarah Kaplan – who have both completed a year of service as AmeriCorps VISTAs with PHENND – sit down each episode to interview a fellow volunteer serving in...

New Resources

Communicating in a Pandemic – How Cities Can Better Reach Non-English Speakers

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

About 25 million residents are not fluent English speakers. During a public-health emergency in which clear communication is critical, cities are having a hard time reaching them with critical...

Compact Nation Podcast: Finding a Voice

Campus Compact

On this episode of #CompactNationPod, Marisol chats with Irene Fernando, a commissioner of Hennepin County in Minnesota. Listen in as she chats about her work as a commissioner and the role of local...

Documentar: Opportunities for Youth Voice

CBK Associates

What is documentar? This virtual “time capsule of now” was launched this spring by CBK Associates to establish a platform for youth voice, initially regarding the pandemic. We noticed the...

Summer of Wonder Reading Program

Free Library of Philadelphia

Find Your Story with the Free Library’s Virtual Summer of Wonder! Feeling at a loss for learning this summer? Looking for fun ways to expand your mind and keep your summer fresh and engaging...

Government Accountability Office Report: Poverty Reduction

The Aspen Institute

States and communities are where policy translates into real life outcomes. For nearly a decade, state and local entities have leveraged various federal programs and funding streams to integrate...

10 Essential Questions for Philanthropic Grant-Making, Policies and Practices & More

Associated Black Charities

The Associated Black Charities has funded and developed a wonderful tools that may be helpful to you and your respective organizations and partners. 10 ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR: Workforce Development...

Hunger is a Racial Issue: Structural Racism and Food Insecurity

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

This brief is the first in a three-part series covering the effects of racism on food insecurity. This first installment covers the context and extent of racial disparities in food...

JEVS Re-entry Services: Looking Forward Philadelphia

JEVS Human Services

Looking Forward Philadelphia provides an array of social services and employment help designed to meet the immediate and longer-term needs of individuals returning from incarceration. Learn how to:...

Volunteer and Training Opportunities for Youth and Young Adults

Philadelphia Works

Volunteer resources for youth up to age 18 are available through the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service. Youth ages 16-24 who are interested in going back to school,...

Access Free Career and Training Resources

Philadelphia Works

The summer months are a great time for career seekers to explore and connect to workforce resources as part of their plan to reach future career development goals. Philadelphia Works, the City’s...

Limited services now available at the Free Library

Free Library of Philadelphia

The Free Library continues to follow federal, state, health, and local guidelines to help manage the spread of COVID-19. This means that we still cannot welcome patrons into our buildings for regular...

New Article: The Student Voting Mess

The American Prospect

“If you think voter registration in a pandemic is a challenge generally, consider the special case of college students who have no idea where they will be living in September.” This...

Supporting student mental health through distance learning

Multibriefs

By Alyssa Abel Students have faced multiple hurdles throughout the current pandemic. Some of them saw their prom and graduation dreams shattered, struggled with their grades during online learning,...

Preparing for a New Learning Environment: Considerations in the Era of COVID-19

American School Health Association

Library: Preparing for a New Learning Environment: Considerations in the Era of COVID-19 We are experiencing a trying time of uncertainty. Many of us are navigating difficult decisions about the...

Miscellaneous

How to Sign Up for Free, Quality Pre-K Through PHLpreK

City of Philadelphia

Enrollment for PHLpreK is open! The City is offering free, quality pre-K at over 130 locations throughout Philadelphia this year. You can sign up by contacting a participating provider. There are two...

Back to School with Blue Star: Ask the Experts + Crafts & Prizes! – Aug 16

Blue Star Academy

This virtual event hosted by Blue Star Academy is a back-to-school event for K-12 military- and Veteran-connected children (and their parents). We are inviting child attendees to submit questions...

Request for Listings for STEM Program Directory – Aug 14

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem is happy to announce their new STEM Program Directory. The Directory will is easy-to-use list of STEM activities for children and youth in the Philadelphia area. It...

Webinar: Annual Appeals that Ask with Impact – Aug 18

Nonprofit Toolkit

Join Beth Brodovsky for our next Master Class and discover how to maximize your annual fund appeal. Besides helping you understand what works when it comes to appeals, we’ll help you organize your...

Free Webinar: An Introduction to Online Fundraising for Small and Medium-Sized Nonprofits – Aug 5

CharityHowTo

During this free nonprofit webinar, you’ll learn the tactics to successfully raise money online for your nonprofit, even if you are a small or midsize organization. This webinar will detail the...

Webinar: Ensuring Equity and Justice During the Pandemic and Beyond: Lessons from the Poor People’s Campaign Health Justice Advisory Committee – Aug 5

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

In March, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival convened the COVID-19 Health Justice Advisory Committee to advise the movement’s efforts to ensure a just and...

Call for Community of Practice Facilitators, Campus Compact

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is currently seeking co-facilitators for our Fall CoP series (September through early December). To apply, please fill out the interest form available here: Applications will be...

By and For Communities of Color in Times of Crisis – Aug 5

Case Western Reserve University

Wed, August 5, 2020 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT 2020 has seen the effects of COVID-19 disproportionately impact the health and economic status of our communities of color. This comes on top of the...

Connecting Communities: Who Will Mind the Children? The Impact of COVID-19 on the Child Care Market – Aug 6

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Who Will Mind the Children? The Impact of COVID-19 on the Child Care Market Join us to learn how public policy and non-government organizations can address child care challenges that existed before...

Building Collective Power – Aug 5

Challah for Hunger

Summer Series: When we align our collective power, we make big changes. Learn to amplify your advocacy by organizing your community to take collective action! Hear from speakers from: @campus_hunger...

Webinar for Educators: Exploring Climate Migration in the Classroom – Aug 19

The Pulitzer Center

Join senior environment reporter Abrahm Lustgarten and Pulitzer Center education staff for a webinar on bringing climate migration and data journalism into your classroom. Educators are invited to...

Webinar: Voter Suppression in the United States – Aug 6

The Pulitzer Center

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, journalist Brittany Gibson, attorney Tori Wenger from the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Dr. Brenda C. Williams of Sumter, SC, discuss...

Where do we go from here? A live virtual discussion on anti-racism efforts – Aug 13

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

After the tragic murder of George Floyd, many colleges and universities released strong statements denouncing police brutality and the relentless racism Black Americans face. However, systemic racism...

Safe Elections Project: National Effort to Train Student Poll Workers – Aug 12

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania (CCNYPA) Joins National Effort to Train Student Poll Workers Elections across the United States are at risk. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

PACDC: Programs Assistant (Part-time)

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) is the leading voice of equitable neighborhood revitalization in Philadelphia. As a membership association, PACDC fosters...

PACDC: Administrative Assistant (Part-time)

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) is the leading voice of equitable neighborhood revitalization in Philadelphia. As a membership association, PACDC fosters...

Better Tomorrows: Director of Fund Development

Better Tomorrows

Better Tomorrows provides case management services and impactful community programming to low-income adults, seniors, children, and youth. Better Tomorrows now seeks a Director of Fund Development,...

Phila. Education Fund: Special Assistant to the CEO

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia Education Fund is hiring a Special Assistant to the CEO. This full-time, professional role will put you in charge of diverse special projects and in the center of regular marketing...

Advocacy Fellowship – Aug 31

uAspire

Through a paid fellowship program, uAspire supports college students to build advocacy skills and execute campaigns to influence policy leaders with changes needed in higher education affordability...

Computer Support Specialist Apprenticeship – Aug 7

Urban Technology Project

Due to the recent news from the School District of Philadelphia that school will be 100% online for the first marking period, we have received an increase in request for Apprentices to support...

AmeriCorps Digital Service Fellows – Aug 7

Urban Technology Project

Due to the recent news from the School District of Philadelphia that school will be 100% online for the first marking period, we have received an increase in request for Apprentices to support...

Director of Policy, Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust (BDT) seeks a Director of Policy to lead the organization’s work to transform benefits access through policy, research, and systems change so people live healthier, more...

K-12 Digital Access Program Manager, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

The Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT) oversees most major technology projects for the City of Philadelphia (CoP), ensures continuity of the City’s technology operations, and finds new...

Director of Commerce, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

The mission of the Department of Commerce is to ensure that Philadelphia is a globally competitive city to which employers flock, entrepreneurs thrive, and innovation abounds; to recruit and retain a...

FINANCIAL WELLBEING COACH, SMALL BUSINESS

Operation Hope

For the past twenty-five years Operation HOPE has been dedicated to empowering underserved communities through financial literacy. Now, our work encompasses much more than financial education. Our...

Alumni Manager, 10,000 Small Businesses Grant

Community College of Philadelphia

Under the direction of Executive Director, the Alumni Manager supports the College’s 10KSB program by furthering the growth potential of program alumni through social media activities, specialized...

Pennsylvania Engagement Manager, Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust (BDT) seeks a Pennsylvania Engagement Manager to cultivate and maintain partnerships to deliver smarter ways to access essential benefits and services so people can live...

Read to Succeed: Community Liaison (Part-Time)

Read to Succeed

Community Liaison, 10 month part-time (grant-funded position) Coordinate project services and project activities based on the Read to Succeed Program goals and objectives; attend (virtual/in-person)...

Read to Succeed: Program Support Specialist (Part-Time)

Read to Succeed

Program Support Specialist, 10 month part-time (grant-funded position) Supports all project initiatives; collects and analyze all data; provides technical support for on-line learning Contact us to...

Read to Succeed: Literacy Specialist (Part-Time)

Read to Succeed

Literacy Specialist, ten month part-time (grant-funded position): Create curriculum based materials that go with book distribution to promote family engagement and active reading over the summer Host...

College Success Program Manager – FT Remote Position in Philly

Let's Get Ready

ABOUT THE POSITION The Success Program manager will report to the Managing Director, Mid-Atlantic Region. Success Program Managers play a critical role in the success of our students by hiring,...

Youth Advocate (Part-Time)

Students Run Philly Style

Students Run Philly Style is looking to hire two part-time youth advocates for our new Youth Diversion program. Program Description: Students Run Philly Style is a 501(c)3 with a mission to transform...

Grant Opportunities

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: Future of Higher Learning in Prison – Aug 21

Philanthropy News Digest

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has issued an RFP for its Future of Higher Learning in Prison program. Through the program, grants will be awarded to prison education providers and organizations...

2021 Senior Corps RSVP Competition – Sep 1

Corporation for National and Community Service

The Senior Corps RSVP Program was established in 1971 is now one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation. RSVP offers a diverse range of volunteer activities that serve communities to...

Deadline Extended for 2020 Summer Causality Brand Grant – Aug 7

Causality

In response to many requests for additional time to submit, we are extending the grant application deadline by one week. These service grants are open to #nonprofits, #government agencies,...

Faculty Updates

Safe Elections Project: National Effort to Train Student Poll Workers – Aug 12

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania (CCNYPA) Joins National Effort to Train Student Poll Workers Elections across the United States are at risk. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the...

Democratic Engagement

Webinar: Voter Suppression in the United States – Aug 6

The Pulitzer Center

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, journalist Brittany Gibson, attorney Tori Wenger from the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Dr. Brenda C. Williams of Sumter, SC, discuss...

New Article: The Student Voting Mess

The American Prospect

“If you think voter registration in a pandemic is a challenge generally, consider the special case of college students who have no idea where they will be living in September.” This...

Safe Elections Project: National Effort to Train Student Poll Workers – Aug 12

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania (CCNYPA) Joins National Effort to Train Student Poll Workers Elections across the United States are at risk. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Green Philly Symposium

Green Philly

Green Philly is hosting its FIRST virtual symposium on Friday, September 25th discussing practices and methods to make Philadelphia a more sustainable city through our businesses, community, and...

2020 Annual Conference – Grantmakers for Education

Grantmakers for Education

FREE AUGUST PREVIEW! Members and those eligible for membership can register for free for our first round of sessions. Join hundreds of education funders, experts and partners to explore the role of...

The Challah Convention – Aug 13&14

Challah for Hunger

Join student leaders passionate about change-making for two days of learning, leadership skills, celebration, and innovation as we gather virtually for this summer’s Challah Convention, Thursday...

Partnerships Classifieds

City of Philadelphia: Volunteer Needs around Food Insecurity

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

With our partners at SHARE and Philabundance, the City of Philadelphia has been running a food distribution program to respond to increasing need among Philadelphia residents due to the impact of...

Drivers Needed for Produce Transportation

Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers food distribution programs are going strong, but we need your help! Do you or does someone you know have a truck or van and availability to help MW transport produce to el Futuro...


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