The week of

August 11, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Next Steps AmeriCorps Program Manager, PHENND

PHENND

PHENND seeks a program manager for our Next Steps AmeriCorps Program Overview: Manage all aspects of the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program including the recruitment, selection, and management of...

Service Stories: Episode 2

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 Philadelphia....

Other Local Events and Workshops

Virtual Seminar: Pedagogies Under Microscopes – Aug 15

Incite Seminars

Facilitator: Clelia O. Rodríguez, PhD. Author, mom, cook, educator, gardener. As a Global Scholar, she has taught in Canada, the United States, Ghana, Nepal, Jordan, Chile, and South Africa, most...

2020 B.PHL Innovation Fest: Supporting COVID-19 Recovery Efforts in Philly Region – Sep 15-17

B.PHL Innovation Fest

At B. PHL, we believe innovation is best when aligned to a purpose. The 2020 B. PHL Innovation Festival will focus on supporting COVID-19 recovery efforts in the Philadelphia region. Tickets to...

Constitutional Exchanges from the National Constitution Center: Online Learning Opportunities – Aug 31

National Constitution Center

As students, teachers, and parents prepare for remote learning in the fall, the National Constitution Center is thrilled to offer free, live classes on the Constitution and nonpartisan online...

Stern Community Lawyering Clinic: Public Benefits Webinar – Aug 18

Drexel University

The Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic is excited to be presenting a Webinar on “Public Benefits” on August 18, 2020 at 1 pm. The presentation will focus on the requirements...

Webinar: Latinos in Leadership – 8/19

Beachell Family Learning Center

Latino TD Bank leaders discussing their professional experiences with JEVS EDU students. TD Bank leaders Lilibeth Ramirez, Emily Nunez, and Nahira Gomez will speak with students on their journey as...

Forward Equitable Development Conference Conversation #3 – Aug 12

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

A new generation of young leaders is emerging and leading the way toward change at the neighborhood and city level, across the country, and world-wide. How can the community development sector...

CEA Learning Series: Volunteer Management – Sep 15

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

The Civic Engagement Academy is about inspiring local community change through training and skills development. Join us for this free virtual training where we’ll share best practices on how to...

Webinar: Implications of Systemic Racism on Mass Incarceration – Aug 26

Philadelphia FIGHT

The Implications of Systemic Racism & Mass Incarceration, has been created to address how implicit bias influences the varying implementation of laws that seemingly impact the Black community at...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: Episode 2

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 Philadelphia....

New Resources

Trauma-Informed Principles for Online Teaching and Learning Spaces

City of Philadelphia Office of Adult Education

Throughout this resource, each trauma-informed practice will be tagged with one or more of the principles below. Safety Trustworthiness Choice and control Collaboration Empowerment Cultural humility...

William Penn Foundation Supports Equitable Internet Access for Philadelphia Students

William Penn Foundation

The City of Philadelphia announced PHLConnectED, a multi-year program to help ensure all Philadelphia students have internet access for this coming school year and beyond. As our region continues to...

How U.S Poverty Could Spike in the Last Half of the Year

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

According to a new study from the Urban Institute, millions of American families will fall into poverty if Congress fails to implement three policies measures contained in the HEROES...

Race and Poverty Tied to Coronavirus Disparities

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

A new study published in JAMA found that COVID-19 infection rates are higher in high-poverty counties and counties with more people of color. However, the study also indicated that racial disparities...

eService-Learning: Creating Experiential Learning and Civic Engagement Through Online and Hybrid Courses

Stylus Publishing

This book serves as an introduction to using online teaching technologies and hybrid forms of teaching for experiential learning and civic engagement. Service-learning has kept pace neither with the...

Unequal Schools and Communities: A Critical Examination of Neoliberal Education Reform

Journal of Urban Affairs

Articles from The Journal of Urban Affairs’ current Special Issue, Unequal Schools and Communities: A Critical Examination of Neoliberal Education Reform, are available for free download for a...

Amid coronavirus outbreak, nearly three-in-ten young people are neither working nor in school

Pew Research Center

Pew Fact Tank | July 29, 2020 via Economy League of Greater Philadelphia As COVID-19 cases have surged in the United States, young adults face a weakening labor market and an uncertain educational...

2020 Poverty Projections: Comparing the Effects of Provisions in the HEALS and HEROES Acts

Urban Institute

Urban Institute | July 31, 2020 via Economy League of Greater Philadelphia The Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act under consideration by the US Senate would...

Tufts University: Election Imperatives 2020

Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

Very excited to share with you Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education’s (IDHE) latest — a companion report to last year’s Election Imperatives — Election...

Updates from HACE Housing Resources

HACE

HACE Housing and Energy Department is Open Remotely to Assist! Staff are available Monday through Friday 8:30am-5pm. Contact us by phone or email at: 215-426-8025 or 215-437-7867 / Email: agarayua@...

Guidebook: How Corporate Social Responsibility Leads for Impact in Times of Crisis

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Who could have foreseen what 2020 has brought to date? We designed this guide specifically for corporate social responsibility and human resources leaders to help them navigate their programs during...

Study: Healthier School Meal Programs Helped Poorer Kids Beat Obesity

Health Affairs Journal

Just how healthy has the introduction of healthier new meals at America’s schools been for kids? A new study ties the policy move to about a half-million fewer obese children. The study...

Miscellaneous

Invitation to Apply: Periclean Voter Engagement Fellow – $250 Award – Sep 21

Project Pericles

Project Pericles, in collaboration with the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition (SLSV Coalition), is delighted to offer faculty an opportunity to empower their students to understand the...

Webinar: Back to School: Perspectives From the American Public on Postsecondary Education – Aug 12

Strada Education Network

In this discussion, Strada researchers and guest panelists will explore findings from the latest Public Viewpoint survey that show how COVID-19 has been affecting Americans’ education, work,...

Webinar Series: Voices from the States, 2Gen Champions in Action – Aug 11

Aspen Institute

The role and responsibilities of 2Gen Coordinators working within state systems will be highlighted in Ascend’s six-part webinar series – Voices from the States: 2Gen Champions in Action –...

Youth Service America: Take the ServiceVote Challenge

Youth Service America

YSA’s ServiceVote campaign asks young people to help register, educate, and get their peers out to vote; to connect their volunteering and service to voting and advocacy on the issues they care...

Virtual Experience for Nonprofits: Using Data to Protect, Secure and Better Your Organization – Sep 2

Splunk

Solutions for Security and Impact: Let Data Protect, Secure, and Support Your Mission Data can help make for better business and a better world. Join Splunk’s Solutions for Security &...

Online Course: Community Engagement in Higher Education – Aug 24

Merrimack College

The Merrimack College Community Engagement Program is offering the 4-credit graduate course, Community Engagement in Higher Education, online this fall beginning the week of August 24th, with Dr. Dan...

Covering the Gap: Pieces of the Puzzle to Help Pay Your Education Bill – Aug 11 & more

PHEAA

Since this is the season when families focus on how they will cover education costs, they may be looking for additional information.  PHEAA, represented by Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PA...

Free Educational Live Sessions for Students, Grades K-8

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Register for free, educational and engaging live sessions for students in grades K-8. Sessions are led by Penn faculty and graduate students. The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of...

Webinar: Write Subject Lines that Actually Work – Aug 20

Nonprofit Toolkit

It’s amazing how you can write an entire email and then get completely stuck trying to come up with a subject line. Because the pressure is on to grab your reader before they hit the delete key,...

Year Up Greater Philadelphia, New Program BEGINS Oct 13

Year Up Greater Philadelphia

The countdown begins! Starting Tuesday, October 13th, Year Up Greater Philadelphia will continue to move talented, determined young adults towards meaningful corporate careers. In spite of the...

Train the Trainers Workshop Virtual Edition + Free Webinars

Nonprofit Learning Lab

The Nonprofit Learning Lab is offering many free and low fee trainings. Details and topics are all available here at  We are also hosting an online version of our Train the Trainers Workshop...

Recruiting Host Organizations for Emerging Leader Fellowship Program – Sep 11

Stoneleigh Foundation

The Stoneleigh Foundation is currently recruiting host organizations for our 2021-23 Emerging Leader Fellowship program. The 2021-2023 Emerging Leader Fellowship is a two-year, hands-on learning...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Starfinder Foundation

Starfinder Foundation

The Executive Director will champion Starfinder’s soccer for social change mission and work closely with the Board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through high quality programs,...

Development & Operations Coordinator, Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

The Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP) seeks a Development & Operations Coordinator, a full-time position that will work remotely for the foreseeable future, and subsequently will be...

Director of Operations & Development, The Center For Emerging Visual Artists

Center For Emerging Visual Artists

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) seeks energetic arts management professional with a strong business acumen, excellent communications skills, fundraising experience, and a keen interest...

Director of Math, KIPP Philadelphia Schools

KIPP Philadelphia Charter Schools

Position Overview Reporting to the Chief Academic Officer (CAO) and working closely with School Leaders and Assistant Principals at our six schools, the Director of Math (DOM) is responsible for...

Staff Director of Intergroup Dialogue Program (full-time)

Villanova University

The Staff Director of the Intergroup Dialogue Program works with the Faculty Director to oversee and manage the daily operations of the Intergroup Relations (IGR) program. The Director reports to the...

Chief Marketing Officer, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is an internationally recognized nonprofit organization founded in 1827 committed to gardening for the greater good — using horticulture to advance...

Grant Opportunities

Improving Online Postsecondary Career and Technical Education – Aug 31

ECMC Foundation

ECMC Foundation is accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations, postsecondary institutions, and government entities positioned to help community and technical colleges improve online...

Opportunity Youth Relief Fund

Philadelphia Youth Network

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is excited to partner with The Hive to launch a special fund to address the immediate and pressing needs of Philadelphia’s opportunity youth and alleviate the...

Resist Invites Applications for Social Change, Justice Grants – Sep 4

Resist

Boston-based Resist redistributes resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of social change while amplifying their efforts to build a better world. To help advance this mission, the...

Sorenson Impact Foundation Invites LOIs for COVID-19 Recovery – Aug 30

Sorenson Impact Foundation

The Sorenson Impact Foundation invests in innovative, scalable solutions to the world’s most pressing needs. To that end, the foundation invites Letters of Intent for solutions with the potential...

COVID-19 Relief: PA Statewide Small Business Grants – Aug 28

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

The PA Statewide Small Business Grants will reopen for another and final round of applications from August 10 until August 28. The COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance...

Citizens Bank Citizens Minority-Owned Small Business Grant

Citizens Bank

The Citizens Bank Citizens Minority-Owned Small Business Grant supports social equity, and will award $15K grants to 100 minority-owned businesses. We recognize that small businesses are an essential...

Grants for Families of Frontline Healthcare Workers Impacted by COVID-19 – May 15, 2021

Brave of Heart Fund

Brave of Heart Fund Welcomes Applications From Families of Frontline Healthcare Workers Impacted by COVID-19 The Brave of Heart Fund was co-founded in May 2020 by the New York Life and Cigna...

For Students

Youth Service America: Take the ServiceVote Challenge

Youth Service America

YSA’s ServiceVote campaign asks young people to help register, educate, and get their peers out to vote; to connect their volunteering and service to voting and advocacy on the issues they care...

Free Educational Live Sessions for Students, Grades K-8

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Register for free, educational and engaging live sessions for students in grades K-8. Sessions are led by Penn faculty and graduate students. The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of...

Faculty Updates

Invitation to Apply: Periclean Voter Engagement Fellow – $250 Award – Sep 21

Project Pericles

Project Pericles, in collaboration with the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition (SLSV Coalition), is delighted to offer faculty an opportunity to empower their students to understand the...

Webinar: Back to School: Perspectives From the American Public on Postsecondary Education – Aug 12

Strada Education Network

In this discussion, Strada researchers and guest panelists will explore findings from the latest Public Viewpoint survey that show how COVID-19 has been affecting Americans’ education, work,...

Online Course: Community Engagement in Higher Education – Aug 24

Merrimack College

The Merrimack College Community Engagement Program is offering the 4-credit graduate course, Community Engagement in Higher Education, online this fall beginning the week of August 24th, with Dr. Dan...

eService-Learning: Creating Experiential Learning and Civic Engagement Through Online and Hybrid Courses

Stylus Publishing

This book serves as an introduction to using online teaching technologies and hybrid forms of teaching for experiential learning and civic engagement. Service-learning has kept pace neither with the...

Unequal Schools and Communities: A Critical Examination of Neoliberal Education Reform

Journal of Urban Affairs

Articles from The Journal of Urban Affairs’ current Special Issue, Unequal Schools and Communities: A Critical Examination of Neoliberal Education Reform, are available for free download for a...

Tufts University: Election Imperatives 2020

Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

Very excited to share with you Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education’s (IDHE) latest — a companion report to last year’s Election Imperatives — Election...

Democratic Engagement

Invitation to Apply: Periclean Voter Engagement Fellow – $250 Award – Sep 21

Project Pericles

Project Pericles, in collaboration with the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition (SLSV Coalition), is delighted to offer faculty an opportunity to empower their students to understand the...

Youth Service America: Take the ServiceVote Challenge

Youth Service America

YSA’s ServiceVote campaign asks young people to help register, educate, and get their peers out to vote; to connect their volunteering and service to voting and advocacy on the issues they care...

Constitutional Exchanges from the National Constitution Center: Online Learning Opportunities – Aug 31

National Constitution Center

As students, teachers, and parents prepare for remote learning in the fall, the National Constitution Center is thrilled to offer free, live classes on the Constitution and nonpartisan online...

Tufts University: Election Imperatives 2020

Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

Very excited to share with you Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education’s (IDHE) latest — a companion report to last year’s Election Imperatives — Election...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Virtual Event: The Big in Big Data: Breakthrough Discoveries, Disease Disparities, and Precision Medicine – Sep 8-9

Thomas Jefferson University

SAVE THE DATE! SEPTEMBER 8 – 9, 2020 Big Data has given medicine a new direction and shifted the focus from the disease to the individual patient. Big in Big data is a two day symposium where the...

College Success Network

Improving Online Postsecondary Career and Technical Education – Aug 31

ECMC Foundation

ECMC Foundation is accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations, postsecondary institutions, and government entities positioned to help community and technical colleges improve online...

Covering the Gap: Pieces of the Puzzle to Help Pay Your Education Bill – Aug 11 & more

PHEAA

Since this is the season when families focus on how they will cover education costs, they may be looking for additional information.  PHEAA, represented by Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PA...


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