The week of

August 18, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Webinar: Teaming with Youth Leadership: Student-led actions for more just, inclusive, and equitable schools and communities – Aug 20

PHENND

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

Service Stories: Episode 3

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....

PA Student Voting Summit – Sep 16

PHENND

A coalition of partners is hosting the virtual Pennsylvania Student Voting Summit on Wednesday, September 16th from 1-4pm ET on Zoom. There is no cost to attend. The summit will be recorded and...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Inquirer LIVE: Difficult Conversations with Kids About Race – Aug 20

Philadelphia Inquirer

Every day, against 2020’s backdrop of racial inequity, brutality and fear, the conversations we are having with our children and with each other are increasingly difficult to navigate. Join us...

Mighty Writers at Home: New Fall Program Online – Sep 8

Mighty Writers

Our Summer Program is coming to an end, but have no fear! We will be back soon with new, exciting workshops for students aged 2-18 starting September 8th. Our Fall Program is as colorful and exciting...

Art of Activism: Poetry is the Secret Language of Revolutionaries – Aug 20

Mural Arts Philadelphia

Join us for a look at the deep history and long connection between poetry and activism. The history of poetry for protest and organizing. Short poems used to be used as a means of communication for...

Be the Superhero of Your Health Care, a 6-week Online Workshop Series – Aug 18

Critical Path Learning Center

“Telling our health stories can be therapeutic, and telling them through comics can help others who are going through something similar connect to the emotions involved in our...

Virtual Town Hall: The Impact of Covid-19 on Black and Brown Women – Aug 19

Gender Justice Fund

The COVID-19 crisis hit communities of color and immigrants in Philadelphia in complex and fatal ways, particularly Black and Brown women who are often impacted by being the essential workers in...

Webinar: Impact of Anti-Blackness in Medicine – Aug 20

Philadelphia FIGHT

This webinar will highlight the impact of anti-Blackness in health care. We will examine how racism and systems of privilege lead to health disparities. We will discuss the importance of challenging...

Remote Onboarding: Reimagining the Future of Work – Aug 26

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

As businesses begin to recharge and recover, many are looking to resume their hiring efforts while still working remotely. Hiring and integrating new employees prior to the pandemic often required...

Info Sessions: COVID-19 Mortgage and Emergency Rental Assistance Programs – Aug 19 & 20

Philadelphia Legal Assistance

Know your rights as a homeowner or tenant during the COVID- 19 pandemic. Help is available for families struggling to keep up with rent or mortgage payments! FREE Information Sessions on the Pandemic...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: Episode 3

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

The Black-White Wealth Gap Will Widen Educational Disparities During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Center for American Progress

As the debate over school reopening heats up, policymakers must consider how wealth disparities between Black and white families will affect educational outcomes. Parents, as well as teachers and...

List of inclusive mental health services for people of color, LGBT offered

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Due Quach, founder of Calm Clarity and Collective Success Network, has compiled a list of Inclusive Mental Health Resources to help people find culturally competent support and care during these...

Phila. Releases Interim COVID-19 Racial Equity Plan

City of Philadelphia

Black residents of Philadelphia are 50 percent more likely to die from complications of the novel coronavirus, and the highest virus-related death rates in the city are among Hispanics 75 and older....

COVID Toolkit to Help Kids

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

A statewide shutdown of schools, services, and non-essential businesses will help slow the transmission of Covid-19. It’s absolutely the right thing to do from a public health perspective, but it...

“READ TO ME” Read Aloud Book Series

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

READ TO ME is a read aloud book series presented by PCCY’s Picasso Project. The goal of READ TO ME is to provide children with a curated selection of books for all ages read by caring,...

2020 Census Awareness In The Classroom – Share by Sep 30

Philly Counts

Philly Counts and The 2020 Census Philly Counts is an initiative with the City of Philadelphia to ensure a complete and accurate count in the 2020 Census of all residents of Philadelphia. The 2020...

Help with Getting Stimulus Payments to as Many Eligible Residents as Possible – Oct 15

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

For the estimated 350,000-450,000 Pennsylvanians who may have missed their Economic Impact Payment (EIP), also known as the $1200 stimulus payment, they have until October 15 to sign up on the IRS...

Podcast – African American Philanthropy: A Culture of Generosity

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

At conferences and in the media, it has been common to refer to African Americans as a new and emerging demographic in charitable giving. However, they have participated in the practice in the United...

Hunger is a Racial Issue: Structural Racism and Food Insecurity – Part 2

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

This brief is the second in a three-part series covering the effects of racism on food insecurity. This installment covers the racialized effects of the pandemic and includes a look at the data we...

The Impact of COVID-19 on Low- to Moderate-Income Communities

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

The Federal Reserve’s community development function promotes the economic resilience and mobility of low- to moderate-income and underserved households and communities across the country. The...

New Report: Getting More Philadelphians Back to Work: Business Density and the Role of Black and Minority Owned Businesses

Center City District

A new report by the Center City District (CCD) and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC), Getting More Philadelphians Back to Work: Business Density and the Role of Black and Minority...

American Views 2020: Trust, Media and Democracy, A Deepening Divide

Knight Foundation

Americans now face a contentious election and unceasing pandemic, where the media plays a vital role in keeping people informed and holding leaders accountable to their actions. They expect that of...

Miscellaneous

Phila. Education Fund Launches STEM Equity Collective with GSK

Philadelphia Education Fund

On August 12, 2020, PEF announced its collaboration with global healthcare company GSK to help Black, Latinx, and female Philadelphia students overcome obstacles to their pursuit of careers in...

#ScienceRising’s Election Kickoff Twitter Chat – Aug 27

Science Rising

Science Rising is hosting a Twitter chat next Thursday, 8/27 at 12pm ET/8am PT where experts and advocates in the civic engagement and science advocacy space can raise awareness about upcoming...

2020 Ascending Leadership Certificate Program – Oct 9

Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute

Hoping To Move Up To Senior Leadership?  Mask-wearing, social distancing, zoom burnout, what else are you grappling with? We can help you find your way! NELI offers Ascending Leaders the tools you...

Fostering College Success in Pennsylvania Virtual Training Series – Oct 7 & 21

The Field Center for Children's Policy Practice & Research

Higher Education Campus Points of Contact and other advocates, as space allows, are invited to join the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research this Fall for a series of virtual...

Free Online Learning for Social Change

United States Institute of Peace

As the coronavirus pandemic forces us to change the ways in which we interact with one another and as people across the United States and the world demand racial justice, today’s peacebuilders are...

National Voter Registration Day, Sep 22

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day will take place on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. It is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy. Click here to become a National Voter Registration Day...

Cathedral Kitchen: Essential Job Skills Training Opportunity – Sep 14

Cathedral Kitchen

Cathedral Kitchen is now offering a new training program that teaches skills needed to get and keep a job such as: writing a resume, searching and applying for jobs online, dressing professionally,...

Webinar: Retention During COVID-19 and Beyond: Supporting Students’ Mental Health – Aug 18

Signal Vine

A few months ago, we teamed up with our partners at Active Minds, the nation’s premier nonprofit supporting mental health awareness and education for students, to talk about the toll that...

Values-Centered Leadership Online Certificate – Aug 28

DePaul University

The Values-centered Leadership Certificate is a 10-week, non-credit course in leadership development from DePaul University. Participating in a supportive online learning community, you will explore...

Design AID: Outdoor Learning Spaces Design Ideas Competition – Aug 23

Community Design Collaborative

How can communities turn underutilized schoolyards into outdoor classrooms that could enable students to safely return to school? Inspired by Baltimore’s Design for Distancing Competition and...

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

Learn more about the Greater Philadelphia Coalition against Hunger Summer Meals Program: &eId=2b9b1b0b-a588-4a68-89b1-6783dcd3e872 Our summer meals map is still live at the above link and wey are...

Free Online ESL Classes – Sep 7

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund

For Learners of English as a Second Language – To improve English Reading, Language, Citizenship, Workforce & Civics Skills Schedules: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00am-12:00pm OR Tuesdays...

Applications Open: Fall 2020 Pulitzer Center Teacher Fellowship – Sep 7

The Pulitzer Center

How can engagement with under-reported global news stories support existing curricula, while also preparing students to engage curiously, critically, and empathetically with the world? As part of...

Campus Compact Impact Awards – Sept 30

Campus Compact

Deadline Extended to September 30, 2020 Recognizing individuals & institutions for their achievement in advancing the public purposes of higher education Campus Compact is now accepting...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director Human Resources Operations, Resources for Human Development

Resources for Human Development

The HR Systems and Operations Director is responsible for the oversight of the Payroll and HRIS departments and various human resource processes. This role focuses on corporate wide operational...

Social Worker, Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System

University of Pennsylvania Health System

Location: West Chester, PA Responsible for coordinating all post-acute services for inpatients and outpatients. Interviews patients and families, assesses aftercare options and provides information,...

Health Program Manager, Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services

City of Philadelphia

General Definition This is public health administrative work at the second supervisory level, directing the planning, development, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of program services in the...

Community Engagement Advisor & Outreach Manager, 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...

Practice Manager, Resources for Human Development

Resources for Human Development

Oversees and manages the clinical operations of all primary care services and activities at the site. Upholds the mission of the organization by assuring quality care, staff retention, patient...

Consultants: Strategic Planning Process to Uproot Racism and Center Equity – June 14

Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council

On behalf of the Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC), the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide consultant support for...

Drexel University: Philadelphia Teacher Residency Program – May 31

Drexel University

There are plenty of spots available in Drexel University’s Philadelphia Teacher Residency program. Residents receive a salary, benefits, and tuition scholarship from the School District of...

AmeriCorps Virtual Recruitment Event – June 15

YWCA Tri-County Area

Service year opportunities available now! AmeriCorps DAWN (Dignified Advancement Workforce Navigation) and AmeriCorps VISTA programs are available through YWCA Tri-County Area, TCN, GreenAllies, and...

Netter Center CACR VISTA Position

The Netter Center

Our VISTA will support the implementation of College Access and Career Readiness (CACR) by addressing the following objectives: implementing continued develop an employment asset map and resource...

Grant Opportunities

Maternal Health QuickFire Challenge – Jun 19

Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Invites Applications for Maternal Health QuickFire Challenge Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS, is inviting applications for the Maternal Health...

Strengthen Democratic Institutions – Jun 19

National Endowment for Democracy

National Endowment for Democracy Invites Applications to Strengthen Democratic Institutions The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and...

Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund – Jun 15

American Psychological Foundation

American Psychological Foundation Invites Applications for Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund The American Psychological Foundation welcomes applications for the Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund,...

State and Local Government Financial Wellness Grants Program – Jul 15

National Association of State Treasurers Foundation

NASTF Welcomes Proposals for State and Local Government Financial Wellness Grants Program In an effort to improve the financial wellness of the state and local public sector workforce, a new national...

Spencer Foundation Invites Proposals for Education Research Grants – June 18

Spencer Foundation

Founded in 1971, the Spencer Foundation is the only national foundation focused exclusively on supporting education research. To that end, the foundation is accepting applications for its Research...

Faculty Updates

Spencer Foundation Invites Proposals for Education Research Grants – June 18

Spencer Foundation

Founded in 1971, the Spencer Foundation is the only national foundation focused exclusively on supporting education research. To that end, the foundation is accepting applications for its Research...

Virtual Civic Engagement: Webinars, Trainings, Resources

HE-SL Listserv

A recent posting on the HE-SL (Higher Education-Service Learning) Listserv asked for folks to share webinars, trainings, etc. that they have been using or looking at for planning purposes now that we...

COVID-19 misinformation Global Service-Learning module

Amizade Global Service-Learning

Amizade is honored to share a free virtual global service-learning module on overcoming COVID-19 misinformation and disinformation. You can find the module here:  This is intended to help train...

COVID-19 and Legal Considerations for Campuses

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The coronavirus pandemic has created a host of legal issues and concerns for campus leaders and administrators as campuses have contended with student departures, programmatic closures, the movement...

CSU Community Engagement’s 3-Part Webinar Series – Webinar Recordings, Slides, Resources, Evaluation

The California State University

Our 3-part webinar series focused on Creating Virtual and Remote Service-Learning Experiences. Each session was 1-hour and featured a panel of experts representing a wide array of disciplines and...

Campus Compact Impact Awards – Sept 30

Campus Compact

Deadline Extended to September 30, 2020 Recognizing individuals & institutions for their achievement in advancing the public purposes of higher education Campus Compact is now accepting...

2020 CUMU Annual Conference is Going Virtual

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are moving the 2020 CUMU Annual Conference to a virtual event—one that rivals what you’ve come to expect from CUMU and our conference. While not meeting in...

New Text on Women and Leadership, Addressing the Needs and Aspirations of Today’s Diverse Students

Stylus Publishing

We Are The Leaders We’ve Been Waiting For, Women and Leadership Development in College by Julie E. Owen. At this time of social flux, of changing demographics on campus and the world beyond, of...

GivePulse: New Times Call for New Methods in Higher Ed

GivePulse

Over the next few weeks, we will be working with our Task Forces in public health, virtual/remote engagement, and curriculum development to lead efforts in developing best practices. We anticipate...

The Netter Center: Staying Connected to Community Partners

University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Here is an example of one way a campus is staying connected to its school and community partners. While the Netter Center is working remotely and schools are closed in response to COVID-19, the...

Democratic Engagement

Voice Matters Twitter Conversation: “Take Me to the Ballot Box” – May 28

Campus Election Engagement Project

Last month we here at Campus Election Engagement Project, hosted our first-ever Your Voice Matters Twitter Conversation, discussing Voting and Pop Culture. Join us again on Thursday, May 28th at...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2020 CUMU Annual Conference is Going Virtual

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are moving the 2020 CUMU Annual Conference to a virtual event—one that rivals what you’ve come to expect from CUMU and our conference. While not meeting in...

2020 Global Solutions Lab is Going Virtual: Pandemic and Climate Change – June 21-29

Global Solutions Lab

Global Solutions Lab – Pandemic and Climate Change: What We Need to Do Dates: June 21- June 29, 2020 Focus: Developing strategic solutions to pandemics and climate change. Briefings: Briefed...

College Success Network

Rethinking the Use of FTEs in Higher Education Budgets

Hope Center for College Community and Justice

Resourcing the Part-Time Student: Rethinking the Use of FTEs in Higher Education Budgets Government resources, at both the federal and state level, supporting the education of college students are...

Emergency Aid for Higher Education: A Toolkit and Resource Guide for Decision-Makers

Ascendium Education Group

Ascendium Education Group (formerly known as Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates) has invested heavily to advance postsecondary success for low-income students, students of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer to Feed Children in Your Community this Summer – Apply by Jun 5

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation

The Mayor has called on community leaders, faith-based organizations, and nonprofits to help make sure young people have access to safe, nutritious meals close to home this summer by signing up to...

Let’s Get Ready: Virtual Success Program Expansion – Seeking Parners

Let's Get Ready

Let’s Get Ready’s (LGR) powerful program provides students with six years of support through the college admissions and enrollment process, and then along the road to college graduation. LGR...

Philadelphia VIP – Fall 2020 Legal Internships – June 26

Philadelphia VIP

***One legal internship position available for the fall semester so we are extending our deadline to June 26.*** Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports...


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