The week of

September 8, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Fall PHENND Meeting: Trauma-Informed Approaches in Virtual Settings – Oct 5

PHENND

Attend the Fall PHENND Meeting! Topic: Trauma-Informed Approaches in Virtual Settings: In the Classroom, On the Campus, In the Community Monday, October 5th 9:30AM – 11:30 AM Location: Zoom The...

Service Stories: Episode 6

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....

What NOT to Restart – and Opportunities Moving Forward: Global Engagement Post-COVID – Sep 25

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

Global Cardboard Challenge Info Session – Sep 11

Fab Youth Philly

Since 2015, Fab Youth Philly () has been co-hosting Philly’s participation in the Global Cardboard Challenge. This information session is designed to provide an overview of the Cardboard...

Learn and Lunch Webinar: Public School Advocacy in the New Normal of a COVID-19 World – Sep 15

PA Schools Work

For the foreseeable future, COVID-19 is a part of our everyday lives. More parents and community members than ever before have engaged at the school district level as schools wrestled with their...

Virtual Programming at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia

While we wait for in-person programming to return to our neighborhood libraries, be sure to head over to our Virtual Programming page and find something that interests you! Our staff have been hard...

10TH ANNUAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM: RESILIENCE DURING A PANDEMIC – Oct 14

Cabrini University

As we move into the fall, we at the Jordan Center are usually making plans for the annual Cabrini University Domestic Violence Symposium. This year marks the 10th year! As many of you are aware,...

The Power of the Open Mind: How Viewpoint Diversity Makes You Smarter and Stronger – Sep 29

Red & Blue Exchange (RBX)

Join us for an online conversation with social psychologist, Dr. Jonathan Haidt. Dr. Jonathan Haidt of New York University is author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics...

Can We Talk? Civil Dialogue for Troubled Times – Sep 23

Red & Blue Exchange (RBX)

Add your voice to a regional student dialogue on the state of our nation. Meet students from around the region. Talk about justice, pandemic, the election, your future. Get tips on holding difficult...

Money Mondays: Budgeting During a Crisis – Sep 14

Free Library of Philadelphia

This FREE online five-part series kicks-off Monday, September 14th at 5:30pm with a Budgeting During a Crisis workshop. Start each week with the Free Library and the Urban Affairs Coalition for a...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: Episode 6

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

Service in the Time of Covid – Tips from GW Nashman Center

George Washington University

This year we have the opportunity to think in new ways about how we organize and how we use Days of Service to meet the goals we have set for our programs, students, and communities. Here are some...

Social Responsibility Begins Here: Use the Pandemic to Teach Your Kids to Be Good Citizens

Search Institute

Social distancing efforts have led us to see connection as a threat rather than a strength. Yet, the health of our communities depends on each of us taking individual actions to help others. This...

Technology Tools for Online Service-Learning

National Youth Leadership Council

Try different technology engagement strategies. Ask your students if they have any platforms that they prefer. Maybe even have one of the young people lead the experience. Check out this growing...

Knowledge Hub: Engagement in the Time of COVID-19

Campus Compact

COVID-19 poses a unique challenge to community-based teaching and learning. Institutions are pivoting place-based engagement work to new online formats and working to sustain established community...

Best Practices for Online Service-Learning

Youth Service America

Focus on the process of service-learning, not the platform. The pedagogy of service-learning engages students in the learning process, gives them a voice, and builds their connection to each other...

Ideas and Resources for Virtual Service

Youth Service America

As we begin a new school year like no other, we’ve compiled ideas, trainings, and resources to help you plan virtual volunteer, community service, or service-learning projects. Use them for 9/11...

New Article: The True Cost of Providing Safe Child Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Center for American Progress

Despite the critical role of childcare in supporting the economy, there is a lack of clear understanding as to what it really costs to provide quality childcare — particularly as childcare programs...

New Research: Philanthropy’s Expanding Role in the Corporation

Stanford Social Innovation Review

In August 2019, the Business Roundtable redefined corporate purpose to benefit employees, customers, suppliers, and communities, in addition to shareholders. CEOs from 181 major corporations signed...

Rock the Vote Resources and Toolkit

Rock the Vote

You might think of of the ’90s when you hear Rock the Vote, but they’re still going strong today! Available on their website are multiple civic engagement campaigns and resources,...

Campus Takeover Toolkit

Alliance for Youth Organizing

The Alliance for Youth Organizing () just released their toolkit, “How to Create Successful National Voter Registration Day Events at Colleges & Universities”. This 41 page document...

Article: Is Your Campus Ready For The 2020 Election?

Washington Student Association

Three students write about the importance of preparing colleges for voter registration in the COVID era and getting involved with the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge. College students hoping to...

Journalist’s Toolbox: Lessons, Videos, and Workshops for Students

Pulitzer Center

The world is full of stories, both far afield and in your own backyard. What stories tend to go under-reported, and how can we seek them out? What tools does a journalist use to find and tell stories...

Black History, Black News, and Black Voices at the Free Library of Phila.

Free Library of Philadelphia

This month, the digital resource spotlight shines on our newest digital resource, one that delivers instant access to Black history, Black news, and Black voices. The Historical Newspapers – Black...

Back to School Resources and Programs for Students

Free Library of Philadelphia

The new school year is upon us, and whether students will be attending in person or virtually, the Free Library is ready to help Philadelphia students and their families find the resources and...

An Evidence-Based Approach to Child Support

Aspen Institute

Record levels of job loss, economic instability, and family isolation during the pandemic have raised the child support policy stakes for fathers, families, and communities. Through careful and...

Amplifying #WhenStudentsVote

Rise

Rise is launching When Students Vote – a project amplifying the impact students and young voters have on politics & policy through their vote. On September 2, 2020 we heard from...

Toolkit: Running a Campus Food Pantry

National Student Campaign against Hunger and Homelessness

Hunger and food insecurity are realities everywhere – even on college campuses. As a college education becomes less and less affordable, more students are forced to live on a shoestring budget. In...

6 Week Online Learning Game: Virtual Canoe Race – Oct 5

Delaware Riverkeeper Network

Calling all educators! Registration is open for the Delaware Riverkeeper Network and Green Amendments For The Generations fall 2020 Virtual Canoe Race, which will run for six weeks from October 5th...

Miscellaneous

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship – Oct 31

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as...

Democracy 2020 Youth Film Challenge Awards Screening – Sep 10

Civic Life Project

Featuring powerful film works by young Americans ages 15-25! Watch as America’s youth take on our democracy. This is your chance to hear their concerns, priorities, and solutions. Winning films and...

Election Disinformation: Using Media Literacy to Spot it and Stop It – Sep 10

PEN America

Join PEN America for a live and interactive media literacy training on Thursday, September 10 at 6:30pm ET to discuss best practices and defense strategies to combat election disinformation this...

Wells Fargo Student Impact Scholarship – Sep 14

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Student Impact Scholarship: Apply for a $5K Scholarship We are proud to announce the Student Impact Scholarship with $1 million in scholarship funds available to help support students on...

National Voter Registration Day Webinars

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy. First observed in 2012, it has quickly gained momentum ever since. Nearly 3 million voters have...

Webinar: WSA National Voter Registration Day Planning and Funding Webinar – Sep 8

Washington Student Association

Sept. 22nd is #NationalVoterRegistrationDay, which means it’s less than three weeks away! Haven’t started planning for it yet? No problem! Riley from Washington Student Association (WSA)...

Webinar: Talking to Voters On- and Off-line – Sep 9

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day will be hosting this free webinar on September 9 at Noon PST: “With the help of our guest co-hosts Dr. Alister Martin (Founder, Vot-ER,) Bobby Brady-Sharp...

Voices of the Workforce: Navigating Career Change in a Crisis – Sep 9

Strada Education Network

Americans invest trillions of dollars in the promise of education — the idea that we all deserve an opportunity to cultivate the knowledge and skills we need to get good jobs, pursue careers, and...

Virtual Idealist Grad School Fair – Sep 10

Idealist.org

Is now the right time for grad school? Take the next step in your career and join us for our first Virtual Idealist Grad School Fair on September 10th, from 1PM to 4PM. Sign on from anywhere and at...

Call for Artwork: Nourishing Literacy Series of Printed Learning Materials – Sep 30

Free Library of Philadelphia

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Culinary Literacy Center Nourishing Literacy programs offer food, literacy, wellness, and life skills learning to youth of all ages and intergenerational...

Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights

Scholars Strategy Network

We are excited to invite you to the kickoff of a new initiative out of Scholars Strategy Network, called the Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights. Led by faculty, this initiative will connect...

CCNYPA Fall 2020 Community of Practice (CoP) – Sep 28

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

CCNYPA’s Community of Practice (CoP) – Boundary Spanning Leadership Skills in Higher Education: Activating an Equitable Civic Mission Boundary spanning leadership is the “ability to create...

Creative Campus Voting Project – 10 Tuesdays

University of Michigan

The University of Michigan launched its 10 Tuesdays email for students (accompanied by social media) on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 —a weekly action item, voting tip or nudge to share with friends....

IARSLCE Call for Awards and Recognitions – Sep 18

IARSLCE

The International Association for Research on Service-Learning & Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is pleased to announce that nominations and applications are now being accepted for 2020 awards and...

Fall 2020 Community of Practice – Sep 11

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is pleased to invite applications for twelve unique Communities of Practice (CoPs) this fall in association with the Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program ()....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Education, Community Engagement, and Government Affairs, Phila Water Department

Philadelphia Water Department

The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) serves the City of Philadelphia by providing integrated water, wastewater, and stormwater services. The Department’s primary mission is to plan for,...

Community Preparedness Program Manager, City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works to mitigate, plan, and prepare for emergencies; educate the public about preparedness; coordinate emergency response and recovery efforts; and develop...

Vice President and Executive Director, Audubon Mid-Atlantic

National Audubon Society

Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric...

In-Home Learning Guides for Preschool through Second Grade Students, Germantown Friends School

Germantown Friends School

GFS is seeking qualified adults to work in person with students in preschool through second grade. Learning Guides will work side-by-side either with one child in his or her home or with a...

Pre-Release Manager, OIC of America – Sep 12

OIC of America

OIC of America (OICA) is a nonprofit organization and the national office of a network of 31 workforce development organizations spread across the United States.  Our mission is to provide...

Program Manager, OIC of America – Sep 12 (Deadline Extended)

OIC of America

POSITION SUMMARY: OIC of America (OICA) is a nonprofit organization and the national office of a network of 34 workforce  development organizations spread across the United States. Our mission is to...

Grant Opportunities

Fund for a Just Society – Sep 30

Unitarian Universalist Association

Unitarian Universalist Association Invites Applications to Fund for a Just Society Inspired by the richness and diversity of its liberal religious tradition, the mission of the Unitarian Universalist...

Children’s Garden Programs – Sep 30

Green Education Foundation

Green Education Foundation Invites Applications for Children’s Garden Programs The Green Education Foundation works to identify key factors and impediments influencing sustainability education,...

Fire Prevention Efforts – Sep 30

FM Global

FM Global Invites Applications for Fire Prevention Efforts FM Global, a Rhode Island-based property insurance company, is inviting applications for its Fire Prevention Grant Program. Through the...

Early Childhood Fdn seeks letters of intent – Sep 30

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Invites Letters of Intent The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood supports development projects and promising research with potential to significantly enhance...

Programs Preventing Child Abuse – Oct 1

HAND Foundation

HAND Foundation Invites LOIs for Programs Preventing Child Abuse The HAND Foundation is an advisory, advocacy, and grantmaking organization dedicated to building better communities and supporting the...

K-12 Music Programs – Sep 30

Classics for Kids Foundation

Classics for Kids Foundation Invites Applications From K-12 Music Programs The Classics for Kids Foundation believes that playing a stringed instrument can transform the life of a child, giving them...

For Students

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship – Oct 31

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as...

Democracy 2020 Youth Film Challenge Awards Screening – Sep 10

Civic Life Project

Featuring powerful film works by young Americans ages 15-25! Watch as America’s youth take on our democracy. This is your chance to hear their concerns, priorities, and solutions. Winning films and...

Wells Fargo Student Impact Scholarship – Sep 14

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Student Impact Scholarship: Apply for a $5K Scholarship We are proud to announce the Student Impact Scholarship with $1 million in scholarship funds available to help support students on...

Back to School Resources and Programs for Students

Free Library of Philadelphia

The new school year is upon us, and whether students will be attending in person or virtually, the Free Library is ready to help Philadelphia students and their families find the resources and...

Faculty Updates

Service in the Time of Covid – Tips from GW Nashman Center

George Washington University

This year we have the opportunity to think in new ways about how we organize and how we use Days of Service to meet the goals we have set for our programs, students, and communities. Here are some...

Knowledge Hub: Engagement in the Time of COVID-19

Campus Compact

COVID-19 poses a unique challenge to community-based teaching and learning. Institutions are pivoting place-based engagement work to new online formats and working to sustain established community...

Campus & Community Voter Engagement Virtual Summit – Sep 9,15&16

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

In its third year, the Campus & Community Voter Engagement Summit will bring together community organizations and campus administrators, faculty, and student leaders in Missouri and Illinois for...

Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights

Scholars Strategy Network

We are excited to invite you to the kickoff of a new initiative out of Scholars Strategy Network, called the Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights. Led by faculty, this initiative will connect...

CCNYPA Fall 2020 Community of Practice (CoP) – Sep 28

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

CCNYPA’s Community of Practice (CoP) – Boundary Spanning Leadership Skills in Higher Education: Activating an Equitable Civic Mission Boundary spanning leadership is the “ability to create...

Creative Campus Voting Project – 10 Tuesdays

University of Michigan

The University of Michigan launched its 10 Tuesdays email for students (accompanied by social media) on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 —a weekly action item, voting tip or nudge to share with friends....

IARSLCE Call for Awards and Recognitions – Sep 18

IARSLCE

The International Association for Research on Service-Learning & Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is pleased to announce that nominations and applications are now being accepted for 2020 awards and...

Fall 2020 Community of Practice – Sep 11

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is pleased to invite applications for twelve unique Communities of Practice (CoPs) this fall in association with the Community Engagement Professional Credentialing Program ()....

Democratic Engagement

Democracy 2020 Youth Film Challenge Awards Screening – Sep 10

Civic Life Project

Featuring powerful film works by young Americans ages 15-25! Watch as America’s youth take on our democracy. This is your chance to hear their concerns, priorities, and solutions. Winning films and...

Election Disinformation: Using Media Literacy to Spot it and Stop It – Sep 10

PEN America

Join PEN America for a live and interactive media literacy training on Thursday, September 10 at 6:30pm ET to discuss best practices and defense strategies to combat election disinformation this...

National Voter Registration Day Webinars

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy. First observed in 2012, it has quickly gained momentum ever since. Nearly 3 million voters have...

Rock the Vote Resources and Toolkit

Rock the Vote

You might think of of the ’90s when you hear Rock the Vote, but they’re still going strong today! Available on their website are multiple civic engagement campaigns and resources,...

Campus Takeover Toolkit

Alliance for Youth Organizing

The Alliance for Youth Organizing () just released their toolkit, “How to Create Successful National Voter Registration Day Events at Colleges & Universities”. This 41 page document...

Article: Is Your Campus Ready For The 2020 Election?

Washington Student Association

Three students write about the importance of preparing colleges for voter registration in the COVID era and getting involved with the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge. College students hoping to...

Webinar: WSA National Voter Registration Day Planning and Funding Webinar – Sep 8

Washington Student Association

Sept. 22nd is #NationalVoterRegistrationDay, which means it’s less than three weeks away! Haven’t started planning for it yet? No problem! Riley from Washington Student Association (WSA)...

Webinar: Talking to Voters On- and Off-line – Sep 9

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day will be hosting this free webinar on September 9 at Noon PST: “With the help of our guest co-hosts Dr. Alister Martin (Founder, Vot-ER,) Bobby Brady-Sharp...

Campus & Community Voter Engagement Virtual Summit – Sep 9,15&16

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

In its third year, the Campus & Community Voter Engagement Summit will bring together community organizations and campus administrators, faculty, and student leaders in Missouri and Illinois for...

Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights

Scholars Strategy Network

We are excited to invite you to the kickoff of a new initiative out of Scholars Strategy Network, called the Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights. Led by faculty, this initiative will connect...

Creative Campus Voting Project – 10 Tuesdays

University of Michigan

The University of Michigan launched its 10 Tuesdays email for students (accompanied by social media) on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 —a weekly action item, voting tip or nudge to share with friends....

Amplifying #WhenStudentsVote

Rise

Rise is launching When Students Vote – a project amplifying the impact students and young voters have on politics & policy through their vote. On September 2, 2020 we heard from...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Campus & Community Voter Engagement Virtual Summit – Sep 9,15&16

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

In its third year, the Campus & Community Voter Engagement Summit will bring together community organizations and campus administrators, faculty, and student leaders in Missouri and Illinois for...

Call for Abstracts: Global Health & Innovation Conference, A Virtual Event – Sep 30

Unite for Sight

We hope to see you and your colleagues at the upcoming 18th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference, a virtual event on April 8-11, 2021, which is the world’s largest and leading global...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed for Virtual Education Programs, Puentes de Salud – Sep 10

Puentes de Salud

Volunteers are needed Monday-Thursday, 3:15-5:30pm EST, to work *virtually* with youth ages 3-18! All programs will take place via Zoom. You can commit to one day or multiple days! You do not need to...


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