The week of

September 29, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Service Stories: Episode 9

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....

Call for Nonprofit Host Sites for PHENND Fellows – Nov 16

PHENND

Nonprofit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region are invited to apply to host a PHENND Fellow for the 2021-2022 program year.  This application is for both new and returning host sites....

Other Local Events and Workshops

Global Discovery Series: The Bluest Eye at 50: Reading Toni Morrison in the Age of Trump – Oct 14

University of Pennsylvania

2020 is a moment when we find an increased awareness of systemic racism and police brutality growing across demographic lines during the Presidency of Donald J. Trump, whose race baiting and...

The COVID-19 Crisis Response in Education: Confronting Widening Disparities – Oct 6

University of Pennsylvania

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, schools across the country have turned to virtual learning and online resources. However, there are vast differences in students’ access to...

Virtual Conference – Charting the Course Ahead: Healthcare in 2021 & Beyond – Nov 16

PA Health Access Network

Each year, PA Health Access Network (PHAN) brings together advocates, lawmakers, partners, consumers, and experts from around the state to Harrisburg for our annual health conference to learn from...

Webinar: Black Youth and Suicide Risk Panel – Sep 30

Behavioral Health Training & Education Network

Course Description: Suicide and suicide-related behaviors have been steadily increasing among Black youth. In this presentation, we will describe trends in suicidal behaviors among Black youth as...

Five Part Series: Discover Effective Collaboration Techniques at Creative Exchange – Oct 23

Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

Learn how design-thinking skills such as empathy, collaboration and rapid prototyping can support innovation at your workplace with Creative Exchange. During The Innovative Performance: Devising a...

City Year Women’s Leadership Luncheon – Oct 13

City Year Philadelphia

Please join City Year Philadelphia for their virtual Women’s Leadership Luncheon on Tuesday, October 13 from 11:30am-1:00pm. This year’s event will bring together a panel of women who are...

A New Kind of Back to Work: Talent, Recovery, and the Future of Greater Philadelphia – Oct 2

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

As we look back on the last six months, we know that this is a critical time for the future of our economy. The COVID-19 pandemic has not only disrupted businesses but also exposed disparities in...

Can We Talk? Civil Dialogue for Troubled Times – Oct 29

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...

Webinar: How to Podcast – Oct 26

Vision Driven Artists

We’re offering a totally new roster of webinars, curated specifically for Philly artists. All sessions will be online and many will feature the voices and wisdom of local artists we know and...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: Episode 9

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

BioEyes, Advancing k-12 Science Education

PA Society for Biomedical Research

Virtual BioEYES – PA Society of Biomedical Research is also happy to announce that it has continued its partnership with the BioEYES group at the University of Pennsylvania and developed...

Back to School with PSBR: Virtual Science Lessons and More

PA Society for Biomedical Research

Greetings from Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research (PSBR).  Wow!  Where to begin?  We’d like to start by saying that we hope everyone has remained healthy and safe during these...

PA Society for Biomedical Research: Virtual and Digital Science Resources for Teachers and Students

PA Society for Biomedical Research

Virtual and Digital Resources – Check out PSBR’s SPARC YouTube channel where you can access new digital content and resources we’ve created over the past few months: In collaboration...

New Website for Bringing Theory to Practice

Bringing Theory to Practice

BT2P is excited to announce the launch of our brand new website. We’ve totally revamped its structure and its look and feel. As we begin a new chapter of BT2P at Elon University, we wanted to...

New Philadelphia Fed Study Suggests COVID-19 Accelerates Automation

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

In June 2020, Pennsylvania laid off 500 toll collectors after the interstate system temporarily went cashless. This is just one example that has increased concerns about whether the pandemic has...

Card Deck- A New Teaching Tool for Faculty for Advancing Student Learning and Reflection

All Together Now CEL

All Together Now: Participatory Techniques for Community Engaged Learning ABOUT THIS DECK This is a card deck of educational techniques that can be used by practitioners of community-engaged learning...

Preparing to Support Student Voters in the Event of a Campus Closure Toolkit

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

We’ve been listening to your concerns about supporting student voters in the case of a campus closure. Over the past few weeks we’ve been developing materials informed by the expressed needs and...

Environmental Justice Hackathon Recap

PHENND

Summary of presentations (videos) from the Environmental Justice Hackathon co=sponsored by The Green Program and PHENND (more info and access to videos: ): Keynote Address – Jasmine Sanders...

Study: Schools still struggle with distance learning, but key solutions are emerging

Education Dive

There is no “right” way to adopt remote instruction, according to a study from Bellwether Education Partners and Teach For America. Its review of 12 schools revealed several best...

Art Ignites Change Podcast Episode 3: Painting Our Common Threads

Mural Arts Philadelphia

Named after our mission statement, this podcast explores the history and future of public art in Philadelphia and around the world. We’ll be looking at public art projects and programs from current...

National Voter Education Week – Oct 5-9

National Voter Education Week

Voters, especially new voters, should have the tools, information, and confidence they need to cast their ballots – 5 days | 5 actions. National Voter Education Week (NVEW) helps voters bridge...

Summer 2020 CARES Act Survey of Low-Income College Students

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures shared a recent report we compiled based on a survey of our students. We were interested in their access to CARES funding in the Spring. The Mayor’s Office of Education...

Miscellaneous

Help Campus Compact #PowerThePolls

Campus Compact

Help protect our democracy and ensure a safe and healthy election where everyone is able to vote. Campus Compact is helping to combat the poll worker shortage by seeking young and healthy people to...

Fall 2020 School Sharing Series

Innovageous

Our Summer School Sharing Series was a huge success with over 300 educators in attendance and 17 panelists. We are expanding this series with new Fall offerings! Please help us spread the word by...

Webinar: Fall Fundraising & The Second Wave of COVID-19 – Sep 30

GivePulse

Fall 2020 is expected to bring a new wave of COVID-19 cases and a new set of challenges for nonprofits and universities. Join GivePulse and our guest speaker Kellie Sullivan, who directs crowdfunding...

Leveraging Local Assets for Community Resilience – Oct 1

Second Nature

Second Nature invites you to a Community Conversation hosted in partnership with the Anchor Learning Network (ALN) and the Intentional Endowments Network. Leveraging Local Assets for Community...

Online Dialogue for Social Change Organizations – Oct 6

Social Innovations Journal

The Social Innovations Journal has joined forces with Bruce Goldstein, University of Colorado and The Netweaver Network who are promoting positive change across critical social and ecological...

Introduction to Structural Racism (Training) – Sep 30 & Oct 7

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

Institutional and systemic racism are a direct result of laws, policies, and practices. Inequities have been systematically integrated into the fabric of our society across every sector – law,...

PA Coalition For Sex Education Webinar Series – Sep 29

PA Coalition for Sex Education

The PA Coalition for Sex Ed is hosting a webinar series on comprehensive sex education in Pennsylvania that will include topics on medical accuracy, racial disparities, age appropriateness, and more....

New Webinar Series: Caring for Children and Youth in Crisis – Oct 1

Afterschool Alliance

About this webinar: The word “crisis” comes from the Latinized form of the Greek word krisis, meaning “decisive point in the progress of a disease.” It denotes a critical juncture at...

Apply to join our 2020-2021 CEO Access Network cohort – Oct 16

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

CEO Access Network matches C-suite, established executives from Chamber member companies with small business owners from underrepresented populations in the Greater Philadelphia business community...

How Not To Use Data Like a Racist – Oct 23

Stanford Social Innovation Review

The We All Count Data Equity Framework remains one of the few actionable frameworks for making immediate changes in the way you use data as a team. Participants learn a seven-step systemic strategic...

Vote Early Day – Oct 24

Vote Early Day 2020

Get Involved! Participate and Party! Vote Early Day isn’t a coalition. It’s a holiday! Vote Early Day is a movement of nonprofits, businesses, election administrators, and creatives working to...

ALL IN: The Fight for Democracy Film Couch Party – Oct 14

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In anticipation of the 2020 presidential election, ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY examines the often overlooked, yet insidious issue of voter suppression in the United States. The film interweaves...

Free Webinar: SPONSORED Philanthropy & Funding Nonprofits and Donor Advised Funds: Perceptions, Progress, and Potential Impacts – Oct 7

Stanford Social Innovation Review

The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Schwab Charitable have recently collaborated to field a comprehensive study that increases the philanthropic sector’s understanding...

K-16 Partnerships

Summer 2020 CARES Act Survey of Low-Income College Students

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures shared a recent report we compiled based on a survey of our students. We were interested in their access to CARES funding in the Spring. The Mayor’s Office of Education...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Impact Director, City Year Philadelphia

City Year Philadelphia

Reporting to the Senior Director, Impact Delivery, the Impact Director (ID) is responsible for achieving outcomes of the impact department by managing daily programmatic operations. In partnership...

Associate (Education & Workforce Policy & Strategy)

Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) has an immediate opening for a full-time Associate that will support department wide efforts for the Education and Workforce Policy & Strategy department....

Project Manager, Continuous Improvement (OST), Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) has an immediate opening for a full-time Project Manager, Continuous Improvement (OST). The Project Manager, Continuous Improvement (PMCI) OST will design and...

Grants Manager, Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) has an immediate opening for a full-time Grants Manager. The Grants Manager is responsible for maximizing PYN’s institutional giving program and contributing to...

Grant Opportunities

Quadratec Invites Applications for ‘Energize the Environment’ Grant Program – Oct 30

Quadratec

Quadratec, a leading online retailer of Jeep parts and accessories in the aftermarket, is inviting applications for its Energize the Environment Grant Program. Through the program, a single grant of...

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation Invites Proposals for Youth With Disabilities – Oct 15

Philanthropy News Digest

The Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation supports innovative projects that help youth with disabilities develop the leadership and employment skills they need to succeed, as well as projects...

Borealis Philanthropy Spark Justice Fund Invites Proposals for COVID-Related Needs – Oct 21

Borealis Philanthropy

The Spark Justice Fund is a donor collaborative at Borealis Philanthropy that supports grassroots organizing and advocacy groups to end the use of cash bail in the criminal justice system,...

Request for Proposals: The Way Forward: Higher Education in a Time of Crisis

Bringing Theory to Practice

You know full well that this is a time of crisis –– in higher education, in American society, and globally. Members of the BT2P (Bringing Theory to Practice) community have responded in many...

Faculty Updates

Call for Mentors and Mentees, IARSLCE Graduate Student Network Mentoring Program

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

The Mentorship Program is intended to provide graduate students an opportunity to have informal contact with scholars or peers in the areas of service-learning and community engagement. Mentors and...

Request for Proposals: The Way Forward: Higher Education in a Time of Crisis

Bringing Theory to Practice

You know full well that this is a time of crisis –– in higher education, in American society, and globally. Members of the BT2P (Bringing Theory to Practice) community have responded in many...

New Website for Bringing Theory to Practice

Bringing Theory to Practice

BT2P is excited to announce the launch of our brand new website. We’ve totally revamped its structure and its look and feel. As we begin a new chapter of BT2P at Elon University, we wanted to...

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...

Card Deck- A New Teaching Tool for Faculty for Advancing Student Learning and Reflection

All Together Now CEL

All Together Now: Participatory Techniques for Community Engaged Learning ABOUT THIS DECK This is a card deck of educational techniques that can be used by practitioners of community-engaged learning...

Democratic Engagement

Help Campus Compact #PowerThePolls

Campus Compact

Help protect our democracy and ensure a safe and healthy election where everyone is able to vote. Campus Compact is helping to combat the poll worker shortage by seeking young and healthy people to...

Preparing to Support Student Voters in the Event of a Campus Closure Toolkit

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

We’ve been listening to your concerns about supporting student voters in the case of a campus closure. Over the past few weeks we’ve been developing materials informed by the expressed needs and...

Vote Early Day – Oct 24

Vote Early Day 2020

Get Involved! Participate and Party! Vote Early Day isn’t a coalition. It’s a holiday! Vote Early Day is a movement of nonprofits, businesses, election administrators, and creatives working to...

ALL IN: The Fight for Democracy Film Couch Party – Oct 14

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In anticipation of the 2020 presidential election, ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY examines the often overlooked, yet insidious issue of voter suppression in the United States. The film interweaves...

National Voter Education Week – Oct 5-9

National Voter Education Week

Voters, especially new voters, should have the tools, information, and confidence they need to cast their ballots – 5 days | 5 actions. National Voter Education Week (NVEW) helps voters bridge...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

The Other Swing Voter: Visioning Forward Virtual Convening – Sep 30

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

On September 30th, Demos and Boston University Center for Antiracist Research will host the Other Swing Voter: Visioning Forward virtual convening from 11 am to 3 pm ET. THE OTHER SWING VOTER is...

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...

College Success Network

Summer 2020 CARES Act Survey of Low-Income College Students

Philadelphia Futures

Philadelphia Futures shared a recent report we compiled based on a survey of our students. We were interested in their access to CARES funding in the Spring. The Mayor’s Office of Education...

Partnerships Classifieds

Call for Mentors and Mentees, IARSLCE Graduate Student Network Mentoring Program

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

The Mentorship Program is intended to provide graduate students an opportunity to have informal contact with scholars or peers in the areas of service-learning and community engagement. Mentors and...


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