The week of

October 6, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Service Stories: Episode 10

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....

Lessons Learned, Lessons Shared: The Center for Male Engagement at Community College of Philadelphia – Oct 14

PHENND

PHENND K-16 College Success Network Webinar Series Date:          Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Time:         10am to 12:00pm Location:    Zoom (registered participants will receive...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Creating Cohesive Culture – Oct 15

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

Date: Thursday, October 15th from 3:00 – 4:30 As we all navigate through the unknowns of virtual learning, we must continue to build positive relationships and a loving school community. During...

Maintaining Your Business in a Pandemic – Oct 28

Philadelphia VIP

Join our virtual panel of legal experts to discuss challenges facing small business owners, including: Insurance Coverage Employment Issues Commercial Leases Panelists: Tara Humma & Douglas...

NBA Math Hoops Trainings for Middle School Teachers – Oct 13-15

Learn Fresh

Attention teachers, out-of-school time educators, and home schooling families! During the 2020-21 school year, more than 200,000 students across the United States will participate in the NBA Math...

Inquirer Live: Trudy Rubin talks COVID-19 and the 2020 Election with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel – Oct 23

Philadelphia Inquirer

Inquirer worldview columnist Trudy Rubin interviews Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Vice President for Global Initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania and renowned commentator on COVID-19. Author of Which...

American Cities Rebuilding – Oct 14-16

NJTV Online

This three-day event utilizes broadcast, digital and virtual tools to convene nationally-recognized experts who will share ideas from Newark, NJ, and beyond on how our cities can address their...

SPARX Conference 2020 Is Going Virtual – Dec 8-11

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia is excited to announce that SPARX is going virtual for 2020! For our first-ever online conference, we’ll gather our community over the course of four...

PHEAA Social Live: Preparing Your High School Senior for College – Nov 6

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

PHEAA Social Live: Friday, November 6, 2020 Join PHEAA on Facebook and Twitter the first and third Friday of every month at 1:00 PM (ET) as our Higher Education Access Partners discuss and answer...

PHEAA Social Live: Financial Aid Tips & Treats – Oct 16

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

PHEAA Social Live: Friday, October 16th Join PHEAA on Facebook and Twitter the first and third Friday of every month at 1:00 PM (ET) as our Higher Education Access Partners discuss and answer...

2021 Franklin Institute Virtual Youth Climate Summit – April 2021

Green Futures

Are you looking for an innovative way to support student-led climate action? Read on to learn more about The Franklin Institute’s 2021 Virtual Youth Climate Summit! The goal of the Virtual Youth...

2020 Champions of Literacy Celebrations, Tree House Books – Oct 6,7&8

Tree House Books

In honor of our 15th anniversary, we have curated three different online events that celebrate literature, Philadelphia, and engage with amazing, best-selling, award-winning authors. Come join us...

Webinar: Art & Political Movements: Focus on Philly – Nov 9

Vision Driven Artists

Panelists: Naomi Sturm-Wijesinghe (Executive Director, Philadelphia Folklore Project) & Jennifer Turnbull (Co-Director, Spiral Q Puppet Theatre) Facilitated by: Brittany Campese (Principal,...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: Episode 10

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

Education & Career Connections Program for youth

EDSI Solutions

Education & Career Connections (ECC) program. ECC is a WIOA Youth program serving 16-24-year-old Philadelphia residents who do not have a high school diploma or its equivalent. The goals of the...

Virtual Philly K-8 School Fair

Philadelphia School Partnership

The website is now an online resource hub for families to explore their options for K-8 schools in the Greater Philadelphia area, including public district, charter and private schools. Learn about...

2020 Virtual Philly High School Fair

Philadelphia School Partnership

Check out ! Families can learn about and interact with over 100 high school options in Philadelphia from their internet-connected device. See school highlights, videos, application information, and...

New Report: Elderly and Homeless – America’s Next Housing Crisis

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Last year, after analyzing historical records of shelter admissions in three major American cities, a team of researchers led by Dennis P. Culhane, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and...

New Article: How to Make Sure City Budgets Ensure Racial Equity

Bloomberg CityLab

As the pandemic continues to rage, the necessity of centering questions of race and equity in all aspects of budgeting has become apparent to many city leaders. But what does this mean for...

New Journal: The SUNY Journal of the Scholarship of Engagement:JoSE

SUNY Cortland

JoSE is an online, peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to research into, and to the practice of, all forms of applied learning as they relate to students’ career- and citizenship-readiness....

New Issue of Social Innovations Journal

Social Innovations Journal

Vol. 3 (2020): Social Accountability and Accreditation; Interprofessional Education and Team Based Care; and Population Health Approaches to Global Health Access and Equitable Health This edition of...

New Research: Parenting Brain Changes Seen in All Caregivers

Aspen Institute

We are pleased to share a bright spot in these challenging times: new research that has real potential to better support children and families with low incomes. Infant and parent brains and...

Miscellaneous

Election 2020: Results and Reactions – Nov 10

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Please join the Public Policy Lab for our 2020-2021 Policy Roundtable Series. On November 10, 2020, 3:30-5:00 PM, PPL Director Judith A. Levine will moderate a panel dicsussion Election 2020: Results...

Family Empowerment Program (FEP)

UESF

UESF has been in operation for over 35 years, our focus has always been to provide services to Philadelphia residents to keep them stable in housing.  The Family Empowerment Program (FEP) focuses on...

College Saving Account Program (CSA)

UESF

UESF has been in operation for over 35 years, our focus has always been to provide services to Philadelphia residents to keep them stable in housing. For the College Saving Account Program (CSA) we...

First “One-Stop” Satellite Election Offices Open in Phila.

City of Philadelphia

The City Commissioners have announced the first seven locations for the so-called “one-stop” satellite election offices, (SEOs) with more to come. Tilden Middle School (6601 Elmwood Ave)...

Voting Matters, Disinformation – Oct 6

Washington Post Live

America’s adversaries have become adept at harnessing social media to influence the electoral process and promote their own strategic interests. But disinformation is not just a foreign threat –...

Fusion Course: Enhancing Online Education through Community-Based Learning – Oct 27

Campus Compact

The Fusion Course provides critical training and support for faculty as they adapt to online teaching and offers instruction for how to integrate community engagement methodologies into existing...

Clarifi Financial Counseling

Clarifi

Clarifi financial counselors are available to assist with: developing crisis spending plans to prioritize their expenses during a reduction or loss of income, apply for relief from payments to credit...

Woodrow Wilson STEM Teaching Fellowships – Nov 4

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Fellows with STEM degrees (math and science) receive a $32,000 stipend to enroll in a teaching residency program while earning their Masters in Education. The first application deadline is November...

Invitation to the 2020-21 Social Action Course Development Program

Bonner Foundation

The Bonner Foundation has been working closely with Scott Myers-Lipton, professor at San Jose State University, to offer a series of training and support resources designed to grow the number of...

Campus Post-Election Resources – Oct 8

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

The SLSV Coalition is planning to do an ideation session on how to support campuses in doing their post-election plans After that meeting Maddie, our wonderful social designer, will make what we...

Upcoming Couch Parties, ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Can you help us promote these upcoming Couch Parties to your campus community? We’ll train attendees how to use the free Outvote app to send pre-written text messages with links to nonpartisan...

Women’s Series Webinar: Lead With Story – Oct 22

Exude

Exude Women’s Series Webinar Invite: Lead With Story, Build Presence, Clarity, and Confidence Through Personal Narrative Do you want to elevate your presence at work, present with more...

Main Street Lending Program Now Open to Nonprofits

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

The Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) is now accepting submissions of eligible loans to nonprofit organizations, submitted by registered lenders. The MSLP is designed to help...

#ALLINTOVOTE Get Out the Vote Couch Party – Nov 2

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Join the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge and Vote for Astra for this live virtual text banking Couch Party the day before the election. We’ll train you how to use the OutVote app to text...

Monument Lab Town Hall: Shaping the Past – Oct 8&9

Monument Lab

This year’s symposium kicks off Shaping the Past, a collaborative project in partnership with the Goethe-Institut and the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (German Federal Agency for Civic...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Dean, Math, Science, and Health Careers, Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia

Reporting to the Vice President for Academic & Student Success, the Dean of Math, Science and Health Careers provides energetic, strategic and collaborative leadership, supervision and...

Gender Affirming Services Coordinator, Planned Parenthood of Southeastern PA

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern PA

Are you passionate about community access to high-quality health services and information? If so, consider joining PPSP as a Gender Affirming Care Services Coordinator and become a member of our...

Community Empowerment Manager, City of Phila.

City of Philadelphia

The Community Empowerment Manager position is currently being offered by the Philadelphia Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity. The Community Engagement Manager will work under the...

Research Project Manager, The Hope Center

The Hope Center

The Hope Center for College, Community and Justice at Temple University is seeking a Research Project Manager to join our growing team. The Hope Center is celebrating its second anniversary of...

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Youth Action

Youth Action

Youth Action is Hiring We are excited that we are getting closer to having our first full time staff member which is important to our progress. Youth Action is hiring a Director of Strategic...

Director of Operations, Hope Center

The Hope Center

At the Hope Center, we are social scientists, practitioners, communicators, and activists committed to communities that demand affordable, accessible, high-quality education from high school to...

Trees Specialist, PA Horticultural Society (PHS)

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) plays an essential role in the vitality of the Philadelphia region by creating healthier living environments, increasing access to fresh food, growing...

Grant Opportunities

RFP: Postsecondary CTE System Reform – Nov 2

ECMC Foundation

ECMC Foundation is accepting proposals from organizations or institutions interested in developing and managing a program to support postsecondary system leaders at the state, regional, and/or local...

Toshiba America Invites Applications for Grade 6-12 Science Projects – Nov 1

Toshiba America Foundation

The Toshiba America Foundation is accepting grant applications from grade 6-12 teachers for innovative science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) projects. Through the program, grants of at...

2021 TreeVitalize Watershed Grants, PA Horticultural Society

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

PHS, in conjunction with the Conservation Districts of Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester Counties, is pleased to announce that application materials are now available for 2021 TreeVitalize...

Faculty Updates

New Journal: The SUNY Journal of the Scholarship of Engagement:JoSE

SUNY Cortland

JoSE is an online, peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to research into, and to the practice of, all forms of applied learning as they relate to students’ career- and citizenship-readiness....

Fusion Course: Enhancing Online Education through Community-Based Learning – Oct 27

Campus Compact

The Fusion Course provides critical training and support for faculty as they adapt to online teaching and offers instruction for how to integrate community engagement methodologies into existing...

Invitation to the 2020-21 Social Action Course Development Program

Bonner Foundation

The Bonner Foundation has been working closely with Scott Myers-Lipton, professor at San Jose State University, to offer a series of training and support resources designed to grow the number of...

Democratic Engagement

Election 2020: Results and Reactions – Nov 10

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Please join the Public Policy Lab for our 2020-2021 Policy Roundtable Series. On November 10, 2020, 3:30-5:00 PM, PPL Director Judith A. Levine will moderate a panel dicsussion Election 2020: Results...

Inquirer Live: Trudy Rubin talks COVID-19 and the 2020 Election with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel – Oct 23

Philadelphia Inquirer

Inquirer worldview columnist Trudy Rubin interviews Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Vice President for Global Initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania and renowned commentator on COVID-19. Author of Which...

First “One-Stop” Satellite Election Offices Open in Phila.

City of Philadelphia

The City Commissioners have announced the first seven locations for the so-called “one-stop” satellite election offices, (SEOs) with more to come. Tilden Middle School (6601 Elmwood Ave)...

Voting Matters, Disinformation – Oct 6

Washington Post Live

America’s adversaries have become adept at harnessing social media to influence the electoral process and promote their own strategic interests. But disinformation is not just a foreign threat –...

Campus Post-Election Resources – Oct 8

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

The SLSV Coalition is planning to do an ideation session on how to support campuses in doing their post-election plans After that meeting Maddie, our wonderful social designer, will make what we...

Upcoming Couch Parties, ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Can you help us promote these upcoming Couch Parties to your campus community? We’ll train attendees how to use the free Outvote app to send pre-written text messages with links to nonpartisan...

#ALLINTOVOTE Get Out the Vote Couch Party – Nov 2

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Join the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge and Vote for Astra for this live virtual text banking Couch Party the day before the election. We’ll train you how to use the OutVote app to text...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education – Oct 20-22

American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE’s) virtual Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education is the largest stage to exchange effective...

CWI 2020 Fall Institute: Place Based Service-Learning and Sustainability – Nov 6-7

Community Works Institute

Community Works Institute’s FALL Institute will take place via its innovative virtual learning and collaboration platform, with synchronous and asynchronous sessions. Join with an inspiring...

College Success Network

Family Empowerment Program (FEP)

UESF

UESF has been in operation for over 35 years, our focus has always been to provide services to Philadelphia residents to keep them stable in housing.  The Family Empowerment Program (FEP) focuses on...

College Saving Account Program (CSA)

UESF

UESF has been in operation for over 35 years, our focus has always been to provide services to Philadelphia residents to keep them stable in housing. For the College Saving Account Program (CSA) we...

Partnerships Classifieds

Shelter Health Outreach Program: Collaborators and Donations Needed

Shelter Health Outreach Program

Shelter Health Outreach Program (SHOP) at Penn is a student-run organization in coordination with advisors from the Perelman School of Medicine and Penn Social Policy & Practice that directly...

2021 Internships, Public Interest Law Center – Nov 1

Public Interest Law Center

Through our unpaid internship program, Public Interest Law Center interns have an opportunity to work on substantive projects that make a real difference in the lives of our clients. At the Law...


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