The week of

September 1, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Navigating PA K-12 Resources and Materials for Global Competence – Sep 23

PHENND

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

Environmental Justice Hackathon – Sep 12-13

PHENND

The Green Program is hosting a 2-day virtual environmental justice hackathon (or design-sprint) in collaboration with Earth Hacks on Sept 12-13. We are excited to have prominent speakers who will...

Service Stories: Episode 5

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....

Culturally Responsive Education Abroad: Addressing Explicit and Implicit Biases – Sep 18

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

Webinar for College Students and Recent Graduates: Action Steps You Can Take Right Now During the Pandemic – Sep 22

JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services’ Career Strategies Department is running a workshop for current and recent college grads to help them look for a job. WHY YOU SHOULD REGISTER: Are you struggling to find a job?...

PILOTs and Penn’s Responsibility to Public Education & Community Justice – Sep 9

Andrea Mitchell Center

Hosted by the Penn Government and Politics Association and the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy, this virtual panel of experts and activists will discuss the recent activism for Penn...

Energy Coordinating Agency: 2020 Virtual Community energy Conference – Oct 16

Energy Coordinating Agency

Join ECA to discuss how we can work together to meet the needs of the communities we serve within the ever-changing ‘new normal’ brought on by COVID-19. We will be joined by people and...

Online Strengths-based Leadership Certificate

Temple University Harrisburg

Earn your Strengths-based Leadership Certificate this fall completely online! Your journey to becoming a Strengths-based Leader starts here. The workplace might look a little different this fall,...

PACDC Forward Equitable Development Conference Conversation #4 – Sep 2

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Join us on September 2nd for the culminating Forward Equitable Development Conference Conversation featuring Nigel Charles, Laura Otten, and Edgar Villanueva at 10:30 am EST, followed by outstanding...

CEET 15th Annual Symposium: Environmental Exposures and Cancer – Sep 30

Perelman School of Medicine

The Center of Excellence in Environmental Technology (CEET) will be hosting its 15th Annual Symposium on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 9AM – 3PM. This year’s symposium will be virtual via...

Mandated Reporter Training – Sep 15

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

If you are someone who comes into contact with children as part of your work, you are a mandated reporter who is required by law to report suspected child abuse.  It is vitally important that you...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: Episode 5

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

Compact Nation Podcast: The Activist Academic

Campus Compact

Season four of #CompactNationPod recently wrapped up with episode 18, The Activist Academic. Check it out for a great conversation with authors and activists Colette Cann and Eric DeMeulenaere....

New Publication: Community Colleges for Democracy

Campus Compact

Community Colleges for Democracy examines the ways in which civic engagement and learning strategies can be leveraged to advance priorities related to institutional effectiveness, college...

Tools and Resources From Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project

Nonpartisan Presidential Guide We want you to see our new nonpartisan Presidential Guide, which we’ve also translated into Spanish. This guide will be a key antidote to students who might...

Article: When Students Learn Remotely, Who Feeds Them?

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

It’s not just face-to-face access with teachers and peers that many students will miss when attending school remotely. Using two nationally representative studies, a Brookings Institute analysis...

Report: US Racial Inequality May Be As Deadly As COVID-19

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, mortality rates and life expectancy are far better for white Americans than they are for Black people during normal, non-pandemic years, according to an analysis...

Resources for Food Assistance

PA Career Link

If you are out of work without pay, you may be eligible to receive food sourced from an ongoing food bank or food pantry in Pennsylvania. For more information, go to: Emergency Food Assistance...

Risk Management Policies for Colleges/Universities: Engagement with Community Partners

HE-SL Listserv

A recent post on the Higher-Education Service-Learning (HE-SL) listserv asked the following: Does anyone have risk management policies related to faculty/staff/student engagement with community...

New Article: Inclusive Philanthropy

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Limiting what counts as philanthropy has curtailed our understanding of its scope and social value. A more expansive approach shows how it is essential for creating a more equitable and democratic...

State-by-State Voting Guide Sheets

Columbia College Chicago

All 51 state-by-state guide sheets are now available and will be kept current as conditions change. A major effort by the Columbia Votes team has produced a unique resource, completed yesterday:...

PA Department of State Poll Worker Recruitment Toolkit & More

PA Department of State

Can you believe the November election is only 68 days away? The PA Department of State is working hard to educate voters and help prepare them to vote conveniently and securely in the November 3rd...

Podcast – Academic Minute: Community-Based Research on Service Learning

University of Central Arkansas

Service learning can benefit marginalized communities. In today’s Academic Minute, part of University of Central Arkansas Week, Leah Horton discusses one way this was achieved using cooking...

AERA Service Learning and Experiential PODCAST is BACK!

AERA Service-Learning and Experiential Education

The AERA SLEE podcast (hosted weekly by Dr. Amanda Hall, Virginia Commonwealth University and Dr. Christian Winterbottom, University of North Florida) is back on the air after our summer hiatus...

Miscellaneous

Facilitating Online Deliberative Dialogues – Oct 1

Campus Compact

Join us for a training on the use of the deliberative dialogue method as an educational tool for building student capacity to engage in thoughtful, constructive, and critical discussions of public...

Campus Compact Safe Elections Project

Campus Compact

Campus Compact successfully enlisted 500 Student Recruiters for the Safe Elections Project. These students are hard at work getting their peers to sign up as poll workers for the November...

LaSalle Nonprofit Center: Certificate in Fundraising

LaSalle Nonprofit Center

Our Certificate in Fundraising is eight full-day classes and two half-day classes, designed to help staff and volunteers be better, stronger, more confident and successful fundraisers, and to point...

LaSalle Nonprofit Center: Certificate in Nonprofit Management

LaSalle Nonprofit Center

The ten-class Certificate in Nonprofit Management has helped many a person launch his/her career in the nonprofit sector, whether fresh out of college or transitioning from the for-profit sector to...

Career Wardrobe Services

Career Wardrobe

Our doors may be closed, but Career Wardrobe is open to help – In this time of social distancing, our Career Wardrobe Consultation & Wardrobe Box program brings our services straight to you...

Childcare for Emergency and Essential Workers

PA Career Link

The Access Center will provide Philadelphia students with FREE childcare/daily supervision during digital learning time (weekdays from 8 to 4:30 ). They will also provide supplemental activities and...

PHEAA Financial Aid Workshop for Educators – Sep 10&11 or 15&16

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

Our annual Financial Aid Workshop for Educators conducted by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will provide you with the latest updates and information on financial aid for...

Bowdoin College: Bowdoin Votes

HE-SVE Forum

Bowdoin College in Maine Just sent out this info to all its students. This may help you in organizing your outreach to college students. Dear Bowdoin, Bowdoin Votes here, and we’ve got 3 things to...

Webinar: Challenges and Opportunities Achieving Educational Equity during COVID-19 – Sep 2

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

As schools re-open -virtually, hybrid and in-person- the COVID pandemic continues to highlight existing inequalities in educational attainment, family context, and disability. To learn more about our...

Webinar for Educators: Climate Change and the Great Lakes – Sep 16

The Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center education staff invites students and educators to join us on Wednesday, September 16 from 4:00-5:00 pm CT for a webinar with reporter Tony Briscoe to examine the profound...

Webinar and Discussion for Educators: Journalism Skills and the Latest Global News Resources for Remote and In-Person Teaching – Sep 2

The Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center invites educators to join an interactive Zoom webinar and discussion on Wednesday, September 2 from 4:00–5:30 PM EST that will connect participants to Pulitzer Center...

Webinar: Poll Worker Recruitment – Sep 2

Campus Compact

For the past several weeks, Campus Compact has been working to meet the challenge of our national poll worker shortage through the Safe Elections Project. We have heard from many faculty and staff...

Applications open – Digital Drawingboard: Virtual Engagement Strategies for Creative Leaders

Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

Digital Drawingboard provides leaders in the creative economy with the resources and skills needed to enhance their organization’s digital presence and reimagine their offerings for virtual...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Managing Director, Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

National Wildlife Federation

The Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River (AWE, Alliance, or network) seeks a full-time Managing Director to provide leadership and coordination across the Alliance, including...

Vice President, Diversity & Community Engagement, Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson University

PRIMARY FUNCTION : To support, within a collaborative environment, projects, partnerships, education/training and processes integrating the organizations values of diversity, inclusion and cultural...

Chief Equity Officer, Mastery Schools

Mastery Charter Schools

Mastery Charter Schools is a nonprofit network of more than 24 schools serving over 14,000 students in Philadelphia and Camden. We are the largest turnaround school operator in the nation and have...

Caring School Community Director, American Paradigm Schools

American Paradigm Schools

American Paradigm Schools is currently recruiting a passionate and highly collaborative Caring School Community Coordinator dedicated to supporting school teams in the pursuit of engaging and...

Training Manager, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Villanova University

Villanova University

The Training Manager reports to the Associate Director of Education and Training and is primarily responsible for improving diversity awareness and intercultural competence of the Villanova...

Grants Manager – University City Science Center

University City Science Center

The Science Center is hiring a Grants Manager and we welcome your help in finding the right candidate! A central goal for the job is fundraising to support our programs for entrepreneurs including...

Grant Opportunities

Institutional Resilience and Expanded Postsecondary Opportunity Grants – Oct 20

U.S. Department of Education

The Institutional Resilience and Expanded Postsecondary Opportunity Grants program is designed “to provide financial support to IHEs with the greatest unmet needs related to coronavirus to enable...

Institutional Challenge Grants for youth-serving partnerships – Sep 10

William T. Grant Foundation

Grant Foundation Accepting Applications for Institutional Challenge Grant With the aim of reducing inequality in youth outcomes, the Grant Foundation’s Institutional Challenge Grant program...

RFQ for Restore, Repair, Renew – Participating Lenders – Sep 18

PHDC

PHDC is pleased to issue this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to interested qualified vendors to originate and service loans related to PHDC’s Restore, Repair, Renew—Philadelphia Neighborhood...

Faculty Updates

Compact Nation Podcast: The Activist Academic

Campus Compact

Season four of #CompactNationPod recently wrapped up with episode 18, The Activist Academic. Check it out for a great conversation with authors and activists Colette Cann and Eric DeMeulenaere....

New Publication: Community Colleges for Democracy

Campus Compact

Community Colleges for Democracy examines the ways in which civic engagement and learning strategies can be leveraged to advance priorities related to institutional effectiveness, college...

Facilitating Online Deliberative Dialogues – Oct 1

Campus Compact

Join us for a training on the use of the deliberative dialogue method as an educational tool for building student capacity to engage in thoughtful, constructive, and critical discussions of public...

Campus Compact Safe Elections Project

Campus Compact

Campus Compact successfully enlisted 500 Student Recruiters for the Safe Elections Project. These students are hard at work getting their peers to sign up as poll workers for the November...

Tools and Resources From Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project

Nonpartisan Presidential Guide We want you to see our new nonpartisan Presidential Guide, which we’ve also translated into Spanish. This guide will be a key antidote to students who might...

Bowdoin College: Bowdoin Votes

HE-SVE Forum

Bowdoin College in Maine Just sent out this info to all its students. This may help you in organizing your outreach to college students. Dear Bowdoin, Bowdoin Votes here, and we’ve got 3 things to...

Risk Management Policies for Colleges/Universities: Engagement with Community Partners

HE-SL Listserv

A recent post on the Higher-Education Service-Learning (HE-SL) listserv asked the following: Does anyone have risk management policies related to faculty/staff/student engagement with community...

Culturally Responsive Education Abroad: Addressing Explicit and Implicit Biases – Sep 18

PHENND

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

Podcast – Academic Minute: Community-Based Research on Service Learning

University of Central Arkansas

Service learning can benefit marginalized communities. In today’s Academic Minute, part of University of Central Arkansas Week, Leah Horton discusses one way this was achieved using cooking...

Webinar: Poll Worker Recruitment – Sep 2

Campus Compact

For the past several weeks, Campus Compact has been working to meet the challenge of our national poll worker shortage through the Safe Elections Project. We have heard from many faculty and staff...

Democratic Engagement

Campus Compact Safe Elections Project

Campus Compact

Campus Compact successfully enlisted 500 Student Recruiters for the Safe Elections Project. These students are hard at work getting their peers to sign up as poll workers for the November...

Tools and Resources From Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project

Nonpartisan Presidential Guide We want you to see our new nonpartisan Presidential Guide, which we’ve also translated into Spanish. This guide will be a key antidote to students who might...

Bowdoin College: Bowdoin Votes

HE-SVE Forum

Bowdoin College in Maine Just sent out this info to all its students. This may help you in organizing your outreach to college students. Dear Bowdoin, Bowdoin Votes here, and we’ve got 3 things to...

State-by-State Voting Guide Sheets

Columbia College Chicago

All 51 state-by-state guide sheets are now available and will be kept current as conditions change. A major effort by the Columbia Votes team has produced a unique resource, completed yesterday:...

PA Department of State Poll Worker Recruitment Toolkit & More

PA Department of State

Can you believe the November election is only 68 days away? The PA Department of State is working hard to educate voters and help prepare them to vote conveniently and securely in the November 3rd...

Webinar: Poll Worker Recruitment – Sep 2

Campus Compact

For the past several weeks, Campus Compact has been working to meet the challenge of our national poll worker shortage through the Safe Elections Project. We have heard from many faculty and staff...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Session Highlight: “Radically Adapting to a New World – How to Make the Most Impact During Ever-Changing and Ever-Challenging Times” – Sep 23

Stanford Social Innovation Review

As circumstances continue to rapidly change on the ground, many organizations are making strategic pivots to maximize their impact, despite catalytic changes in their ecosystems. The...

2020 American School Health Association Virtual Conference – Sep 30 & Oct 1

American School Health Association

This two-day event offers you the opportunity to engage with school health professionals from across the nation as you learn, meet, and share ideas with like-minded professionals working together to...

College Success Network

Institutional Resilience and Expanded Postsecondary Opportunity Grants – Oct 20

U.S. Department of Education

The Institutional Resilience and Expanded Postsecondary Opportunity Grants program is designed “to provide financial support to IHEs with the greatest unmet needs related to coronavirus to enable...

PHEAA Financial Aid Workshop for Educators – Sep 10&11 or 15&16

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

Our annual Financial Aid Workshop for Educators conducted by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will provide you with the latest updates and information on financial aid for...

Partnerships Classifieds

Mentor with Building Bridges Mentoring Program

Building Bridges Mentoring Program

This program offers the opportunity to mentor a child for one year in the lower Kensington neighborhoods. Our program reaches 80% Latino and 20% Black youth. The children are between the ages of 10...

Volunteer Opportunities with the City of Philadelphia

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

The Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service has volunteer opportunities to do things like: pack boxes of food for residents experiencing hunger, deliver food to...


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