The week of

October 27, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Fellows Virtual Information Session – Nov 17th

PHENND

Interested in making an impact on students, families, and communities in Philadelphia? Become an Americorps VISTA and support local nonprofits and schools in the fight against poverty. Join us for a...

Service Stories: Episode 13

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....

Other Local Events and Workshops

Healing for Healers: Grief and Loss for Caregivers – Oct 30

City of Philadelphia

The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services’ (DBHIDS) Faith and Spiritual Affairs initiative in partnership with Rev. Naomi Washington-Leapheart, the Director for...

Take a Stroll to Raise Awareness for the Health of Black Men and Boys in Philadelphia – Nov 7

City of Philadelphia

The Brothas Stroll is a neighborhood-based walk for Black Men and Boys to gain access to health resources and screenings, connect with neighbors, and raise awareness about the issue of Black...

MacArthur Community Advisory Committee Town Hall: Reimagining Public Safety – Oct 28

City of Philadelphia

Join the MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge’s Community Advisory Committee on October 28, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, via the Office of Black Male Engagement Facebook Live, for Part II of...

Telling Your Health Story, Health Writing Seminar – Nov 13-14

Philadelphia Inquirer

ABOUT THE EVENT   The Philadelphia Inquirer invites you to our virtual health writing seminar for patients and practitioners. This one-of-a-kind event brings professionals, patients, survivors,...

Women’s Leadership Forums – Nov 4

Penn Mutual

Join prominent women leaders in a conversation about gender equality then and now! Three virtual panel discussions address the past, present and future of women’s leadership. On November 4, 10:00...

CARES Symposium: A Conversation Between Rev. Kaji Douša and R. Stanton Jones – Nov 2

Villanova University

You are all welcome to join us for a virtual symposium, A Conversation Between Rev. Kaji Douša and R. Stanton Jones, hosted by the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee & Emigrant Services (CARES) at the...

CARES Symposium: Introduction to Immigrant Detention – Oct 27

Villanova University

You are all welcome to join us for a virtual symposium, Introduction to Immigrant Detention, hosted by the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee & Emigrant Services (CARES) at the Villanova University...

Webinar: PHLConnectED – An overview for Community Leaders – Oct 28

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia will be holding a webinar on Wednesday, October 28th at 2pm for community leaders interested in learning more about PHLConnectED, a citywide effort to connect eligible K–12...

Standards For Excellence Implementation Series – Nov 4

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Could you use support in navigating through these turbulent times? Do you want to move your organization to the next level of effectiveness? Would you like to incorporate the latest practices to...

UTC’s Fall (Virtual) Fundraiser/Community Wellness Hour – Nov 14

Urban Tree Connection

We invite you to come celebrate the end of season harvest with us! 2020 has been a tough one… but we are still here!    Usually around this time, we come together for a final celebration of...

Diversity and Inclusion Speaker Series- (2020 Focus on Women) Gender and Pay Equity in the Post COVID-19 Workforce – Nov 12

Saint Joseph's University

Three members of the Pennsylvania Commission on Women will highlight the advocacy work of the Commission and the impact of Covid 19 on women workers and the fight for gender and wage equity in the...

Vote Safe Pop-Up – Oct 31

Better Civics

At this socially distant event, we will be answering election questions, helping people make their voting plans, giving out free food, PPE, and giveaways, all with the backdrop of local DJs....

Halloween is Back and so it Trunk or Treat – Oct 31

Reuniting Families Bail Fund

Halloween is baaa-aack and so is Trunk or Treat. Date and Time: October 31, 2020, 4-7 PM Location: 340 Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA 19401 To give out candy or volunteer: RSVP to Heather@ or...

26th Annual King Day of Service Kickoff, Planning Webinars Beginning Nov 2

Global Citizen

Please join us! Yes, we’re still “ON” for the upcoming Monday, January 18, 2021 26th annual Greater Philadelphia King Day of Service. Dr. King would not plan to put the concerns of the...

Advance by Generocity – Nov 12

Generocity

ADVANCE is back for its second year — and all virtual. This half day conference from Generocity is dedicated to helping move forward ideas, organizations and professionals that drive smarter impact...

PHEAA Social Live: What You Need to Know About College Scholarships & Grants – Nov 20

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

PHEAA Social Live: Friday, November 20, 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...

Can We Talk? Civil Dialogue for Troubled Times – Nov 12

University of Pennsylvania

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...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: Episode 13

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

120-Day Update on Pathways to Reform, Transformation, and Reconciliation

City of Philadelphia

The Pathways to Reform, Transform and Reconciliation, a City effort initiated in June, is part of our response to widespread activism around police brutality and race-based disparities across the...

Election Day Guide: November 3, 2020

City of Philadelphia

As we continue to navigate the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic, we also need to be aware that voting in the general election will feel a bit different this year. We want to ensure everyone is...

The Collaborative Blog Post: Lowering Barriers to Access by Raising Understanding

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

“Lowering barriers to access by raising understanding” was written by Mike Zarafonetis, Coordinator of Digital Scholarship and Research Services for Haverford College Libraries. Libraries...

Webinar Recordings, Slides and Resources from the Collaborative

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

These webinars were co-sponsored by The Community-based Global Learning Collaborative, the Pennsylvania Council for International Education, and the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for...

POPS IN SCHOOLS@HOME

The Philly POPS

The Philly POPS is bringing free music education programming for students – of all ages – right to your home. POPS in Schools@HOME continues the work of  POPS in Schools normally presented...

Preparing for Post-Election

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

The Students Learn Students Vote Coalition released materials to support campuses in facilitating post-election conversations and addressing the emotional needs of students. You can view their...

Election Protection Hotline

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

If you experience barriers or concerns while casting your ballot call 866-OUR-Vote (866-687-8683). A team of national, nonpartisan election coalition workers are prepared year-round to assist at all...

Kerner Commission findings still resonate more than 50 years later

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson established the Kerner Commission to explore the origins of the 1967 race riots. In Spotlight Exclusive, Alan Curtis, president of the Eisenhower Commission – the...

New Analysis on Community Impacts of Multifamily Development

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

People care deeply about how their community changes and develops over time. When it comes to new housing, planners often tout the virtues of higher density development as part of a smart growth...

90-second close elections video: antidote to “My vote doesn’t matter” & more

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) has been highlighting its early voting video and nonpartisan candidate guides. But one other resource that might be really useful in the home stretch is its...

Get Out the Vote Resources – Supporting Student Voter Education and Engagement

Democracy Works

To help support student voter education and engagement leading up to Election Day, here are a few resources from Democracy Works where students can find information about how, when, and where to...

Game On Philly App

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative

The Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative is thrilled to announce the official launch of our new app: Game On Philly! This FREE app is a one stop shop for high-quality sports drills, workout...

New Book: The Campus Color Line: College Presidents and the Struggle for Black Freedom

HE-SL Listserv

Some of America’s most pressing civil rights issues—desegregation, equal educational and employment opportunities, housing discrimination, and free speech—have been closely intertwined with...

Final Days of the Election Resources from IDHE

Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

Just a quick note to share some recent releases from Tufts’ Institute for Democracy & Higher Education: Only Days Left Until the 2020 Election: There’s Still Time to Act. Here’s How....

Up to Date Voting Deadline Information

HE-SVE Forum

Here are some easy to use resources for up to date sources for voting information: For anyone who prefers to be able to share a very efficient spreadsheet of deadlines for all states, here is the...

Stay Informed on COVID-19 in Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

Below are some quick ways to stay informed: Get COVID-19 updates sent to your phone. Text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to receive free text alerts with info and updates from @PHLPublicHealth. Residents with...

Fall Activities and Opportunities for Philly Teens and Young Adults

City of Philadelphia

COVID-19 continues to impact the way we live our lives. Amid these changes, older youth and young adults are going through significant personal and academic transitions as well. It’s important for...

New Report: Gender Disparities in Financial Well-Being

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

New report examines gender differences in financial outcomes. Gender Disparities in Financial Well-Being from the Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking provides in-depth analysis of gender...

New Report: The State of the Social Sector: Navigating in a Time of Uncertainty

Blackbaud Institute

With its many challenges so far—from a global health crisis and economic uncertainty to major social upheavals—2020 is already a year like no other. In response to these events, we have altered...

New Handbook: The Value of Relationships: Improving Human Services Participant Outcomes Through Social Capital

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This handbook is a go-to resource for human services providers looking for practical ways to implement social capital building practices to improve participant outcomes. Building on findings from...

Miscellaneous

Growing Relationships in a Pandemic: A Toolkit – Nov 2 or 9

Thread

Over the past several months, our world has shifted dramatically. Our routines, expectations, and even our challenges have changed. What has not changed is our need for connection. Our need to feel a...

Webinar: Closing the Perceptions Gap Among Stakeholders on the Work Readiness of College Graduates – Oct 28

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

The value of higher education is increasingly being questioned, with recent data showing that only 35% of college graduates feel school prepared them for the workforce. To address the issue,...

Webinar: Focus on Justice – Oct 29

Pulitzer Center

On Thursday, October 29, at 4:00pm EDT, please join the Pulitzer Center for a virtual performance and conversation with Liza Jessie Peterson, a self-described “artivist” who uses her work as an...

STEM workforce Opportunity – Oct 30

University City Science Center

Interested in gaining skills for a job in a science or tech company? Introducing BULB: Building an Understanding of Lab Basics Recruitment for the second BULB program has begun. This NO COST two-week...

Become a *Virtual* Foster Grandparent Today!

City of Philadelphia

The Foster Grandparents program is currently seeking volunteers to sign up to serve for the 2020 – 2021 school year. Foster Grandparents are seniors who are 55 years of age and older that...

Research and Evidence Webinar: Youth Interventions that Work – Nov 17

Corporation for National and Community Service

Join ORE as they showcase AmeriCorps’ investments in youth interventions that touches a variety of issues including: Trauma-informed professional mentoring Two generational community and...

Center on Immigration Book Talk Series: Dreams and Nightmares – Nov 17

Cabrini University

After planning her escape from her village in northern Guatemala at fourteen, she traveled through Mexico alone, was robbed by narcos in the mountains of Chiapas, rode the boxcars of La Bestia, and...

Webinar: Measuring Mutual Benefit and Reciprocity in Community Engagement and Public Service Activities – Nov 19

Campus Compact

Mutual benefit and reciprocity are arguably the defining characteristics/principles of the Carnegie Foundation’s definition for community engagement partnerships. In this session, we examine...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Program Coordinator, Girls First

Girls First

Girls First is a tuition-free, out of school time program for girls in 1st – 4th grade. The mission of Girls First is to build character, instill a positive sense of self, and provide tangible...

Technical Support Specialist, Temple University

Temple University

The Technical Support Specialist provides high quality computer-related technical support to a wide range of university constituents electronically, either by phone, or in person, primarily at the...

AmeriCorps VISTA, Students Run Philly Style

Students Run Philly Style

Students Run Philly Style, a nonprofit mentoring program that engages middle school and high school youth through distance running, is hiring for an AmeriCorps VISTA position! The VISTA will serve as...

Data Specialist, Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) has an immediate opening for a full-time Data Specialist. This position is charged with utilizing PYN data systems (in particular Power BI) to their utmost potential,...

Senior Program Officer – Child Health and Early Childhood, Center for Health Care Strategies

Center for Health Care Strategies

The Senior Program Officer, Child Health and Early Childhood, will be a dynamic and highly-organized individual responsible for child health focused policy and programs, including a strong focus on...

Director of Ending Hunger For Good, Philabundance

Philabundance

Position Summary: The Ending Hunger Team leads the Philabundance effort to empower long-term solutions through collaborative programming with other critical services including housing, healthcare,...

Grant Opportunities

Selected Professions Fellowships, AAUW – Dec 1

American Association of University Women

Established in 1970 with a $25,000 grant from the Max C. Fleischmann Foundation, American Association of University Women (AAUW) Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to...

Soros Justice Fellowships, Open Society Foundations – Nov 20

Open Society Foundations

The Open Society Foundations seeks to reduce the destructive impact of current criminal justice policies on the lives of individuals, families, and communities in the United States by challenging...

Program Evaluation, Brady Education Foundation – Dec 1

Brady Education Foundation

The Brady Education Foundation seeks to close the opportunity and resulting achievement gap for children living in underresourced and/or underrepresented communities. To advance this mission, the...

Info Sessions for Digital Literacy Alliance’s Fall 2020 Grant – Oct 29 or 30

The Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Innovation and Technology will hold two info sessions – on Thursday, October 29th at 11am and Friday, October 30th at 1pm – for organizations who are...

Faculty Updates

The Collaborative Blog Post: Lowering Barriers to Access by Raising Understanding

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

“Lowering barriers to access by raising understanding” was written by Mike Zarafonetis, Coordinator of Digital Scholarship and Research Services for Haverford College Libraries. Libraries...

Webinar Recordings, Slides and Resources from the Collaborative

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

These webinars were co-sponsored by The Community-based Global Learning Collaborative, the Pennsylvania Council for International Education, and the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for...

Webinar: Closing the Perceptions Gap Among Stakeholders on the Work Readiness of College Graduates – Oct 28

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

The value of higher education is increasingly being questioned, with recent data showing that only 35% of college graduates feel school prepared them for the workforce. To address the issue,...

New Book: The Campus Color Line: College Presidents and the Struggle for Black Freedom

HE-SL Listserv

Some of America’s most pressing civil rights issues—desegregation, equal educational and employment opportunities, housing discrimination, and free speech—have been closely intertwined with...

Webinar: Measuring Mutual Benefit and Reciprocity in Community Engagement and Public Service Activities – Nov 19

Campus Compact

Mutual benefit and reciprocity are arguably the defining characteristics/principles of the Carnegie Foundation’s definition for community engagement partnerships. In this session, we examine...

Democratic Engagement

Election Day Guide: November 3, 2020

City of Philadelphia

As we continue to navigate the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic, we also need to be aware that voting in the general election will feel a bit different this year. We want to ensure everyone is...

Preparing for Post-Election

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

The Students Learn Students Vote Coalition released materials to support campuses in facilitating post-election conversations and addressing the emotional needs of students. You can view their...

Election Protection Hotline

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

If you experience barriers or concerns while casting your ballot call 866-OUR-Vote (866-687-8683). A team of national, nonpartisan election coalition workers are prepared year-round to assist at all...

90-second close elections video: antidote to “My vote doesn’t matter” & more

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) has been highlighting its early voting video and nonpartisan candidate guides. But one other resource that might be really useful in the home stretch is its...

Get Out the Vote Resources – Supporting Student Voter Education and Engagement

Democracy Works

To help support student voter education and engagement leading up to Election Day, here are a few resources from Democracy Works where students can find information about how, when, and where to...

Final Days of the Election Resources from IDHE

Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

Just a quick note to share some recent releases from Tufts’ Institute for Democracy & Higher Education: Only Days Left Until the 2020 Election: There’s Still Time to Act. Here’s How....

Up to Date Voting Deadline Information

HE-SVE Forum

Here are some easy to use resources for up to date sources for voting information: For anyone who prefers to be able to share a very efficient spreadsheet of deadlines for all states, here is the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 32nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference – Dec 1

National Youth Leadership Council

The Call for Proposals is NOW OPEN! Workshops are the heart of the National Service-Learning Conference, providing professional development opportunities for youth and adults alike. With the 2021...

Partnerships Classifieds

Election Day volunteers, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC

Please join SEAMAAC on Election Day to volunteer with our Voter Protection and GOTV efforts! This moment is important in the fight to protect marginalized community members and voters, so stand...


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