The week of

November 3, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Cultural Humility and Historical Understanding – Understanding What is Now Pennsylvania through Indigenous Experience – Nov 10

PHENND

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

Service Stories: Episode 14

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

The Past Four Years: What Have We Learned? – Nov 11

National Constitution Center

Join a bipartisan post-election discussion exploring what we have learned in the past four years about parties, partisanship, and the structures of our democracy. Anne Applebaum and Yascha...

Lunch and Learn: Virtual Poverty Simulation and Q&A – Nov 18

Bethesda Project

Bethesda Project and Keystone First invite members of the Philadelphia community to participate in a virtual discussion that will break down misconceptions, cultivate community connection, and...

National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week 2020 – Nov 15-22

Bethesda Project

From November 15-22, 2020, Bethesda Project will recognize Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, an annual program that brings people together across the country to draw attention to issues...

Three-part fundraising series – Nov 3, 10, 17

Free Library of Philadelphia

[via the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey] The Regional Foundation Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia is again offering its Diversity Your Funding series of...

Save the Date: Virtual Symposium & Publishing Workshop – Jan 14-15

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

This symposium is a partnership between the three journals of the Community Development Society, which feature local and community development scholarship and practice work. In conjunction with this...

Rebuild Ready: Access to Capital & Financing Info Session – Nov 5

PIDC

Are you a Philadelphia-based business planning to work on Rebuild Projects as a Prime or Sub? You may be eligible to receive financing through one of PIDC’s Loan Products, including: Contract Line...

A Conversation with the Register of Wills – Nov 19

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Join PACDC on Thursday, November 19th at 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm as the Honorable Tracey L. Gordon shares her Plan, Prepare, Protect Tour via Zoom to our constituency. During this free event,...

PHEAA Social Live: 10 Tips to Pay for College – Dec 4

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

PHEAA Social Live: Friday, December 4, 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...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: Episode 14

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

New Report: Exploring Hospital Investments in Community Development

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The new report Exploring Hospital Investments in Community Development provides the first in-depth, national analysis of nonprofit hospitals’ reported spending on community building activities,...

Universities and Community Schools Journal, Fall 2020

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Universities and Community Schools, Vol. 10, No. 1, Fall 2020 This issue of Universities and Community Schools appears at a particularly important moment. The pandemic and murders of Black people...

Campus Compact National Webinar Series Archives

Campus Compact

Our 2020-2021 webinar series is well underway with more to support and inspire you. Faculty, staff, students, and partners are welcome to join for information, tools, and resources to help you in...

What Is Media Literacy and How Do We Practice It Using Pulitzer Center Reporting?

Pulitzer Center

Happy Media Literacy Week, educators! To celebrate, our friends at the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) are highlighting five components of media literacy education: Access,...

WSU Community Education Courses Highlight Voting and Civil Rights

Weber State University

Weber State University’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, in partnership with WSU Community Education, is offering two free courses this fall that will explore the United States’...

Creating PRESENCE: New program addresses organizational trauma

Lakeside Global Institute

[via the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey] As one of the world’s foremost leaders in trauma-informed care and organizational certification, Dr. Sandra Bloom (who spoke at...

What Now? Post-Election Planning and Processing

Campus Election Engagement Project

The Campus Election Engagement Project has several resources available to help faculty and staff in the post-election season, come what may: The Road Ahead: Processing the 2020 Election with Your...

PA Family Support Needs Assessment

PA Department of Human Services

[via the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey] The Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning, in partnership with CHOP’s PolicyLAB, has released the 2020...

2020 Annual Report on Homelessness in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Office of Homeless Services

The Philadelphia Office of Homeless Services is delighted to announce the 2020 Annual Report has been uploaded to the website and is now live. Now more than ever, housing is healthcare Read more...

Rental Housing Affordability Data Tool

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The strong economic growth that followed the Great Recession did little to erase the persistent shortfall of affordable rental housing in the Third District. Even after this expansion, a substantial...

Survey indicates nonprofits have lost billions due to COVID

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations

[posted via the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey] The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations partnered with The Pittsburgh Foundation and a coalition of...

SSIR Guide to Influencing Public Policy

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

A list of SSIR articles to help nonprofits, advocates, and other civil society organizations build support for addressing the social issues brought to the fore by the 2020 US presidential election...

New Report: How Many Households May Be at Risk of Eviction Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

COVID-19 and associated economic shutdowns have led to unprecedented job losses and concerns about how households will pay rent while unemployed and make up for missed payments once reemployed. While...

Miscellaneous

Connecting Communities: Mobilizing Public-Private Partnerships to Rebuild Regional Economies – Nov 12

Connecting Communities

As regions across the country grapple with what it will take to re-stabilize and rebuild their economies, the COVID-19 crisis continues to make clear that our health, jobs and livelihoods are...

Faculty Election Debriefs – Nov 4&6

Scholars Strategy Network

We have heard from a handful of faculty that they are eager for a place to process the election with one another, beyond Nov. 3. In response, we at the Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights are...

Webinar: The Arc of Citizenship Bends Toward Justice When We Work Alongside Communities – Dec 10

Campus Compact

This webinar provides participants with ideas and resources to work alongside community organizations in mutually beneficial and reciprocal partnerships to deepen community-engaged civic learning....

Transformational Giving: Philanthropic Strategies for Sustainable Change – Nov 10

Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Discover philanthropic strategies for sustainable change during Kris Putnam-Walkerly’s Presentation & Book Launch! This Nonprofit Management session will now only be presented virtually...

Fusion Course Session 2: Enhancing Online Education through Community-Based Learning – Dec 1

Campus Compact

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many institutions had to rapidly shift from in-person to online learning in the spring of 2020. The Fusion Course aims to provide critical training and support for...

Webinar for Educators on the 1619 Project – Nov 5

Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center invites educators to join us on Thursday, November 5 at 5:00pm EST, for a one-hour webinar on ways to connect The 1619 Project to diverse curricula. This webinar will be led...

Johns Hopkins to invest $6M in community-based public safety programs

John Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University Innovation Fund for Community Safety will support initiatives in Baltimore that address the root causes of violence. On September 30, 2020, JHU announced a four-year, $6...

Introducing the Year of Civic Engagement, UPenn

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania introduces the Year of Civic Engagement. In a time of great distance, Penn asks their community to think about how it can enact great engagement. The Year of Civic...

Aspen Institute: 2GenLevelsUp Prizes

Aspen Institute

The 2Gen Level Up Prizes will go to those organizations that can best demonstrate how they implemented one of the six resources we have released, with a special emphasis on really honoring parent...

Playworks in the Virtual Classroom – Nov 17

Playworks

About the Event Playworks in the Virtual Classroom is an interactive workshop for educators and child care providers. It will demonstrate strategies to transform online school culture by building...

Webinar: Reflecting and sharing our stories about the 2020 Election – Nov 10

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project is offering a series of webinars for faculty and staff, beginning with a discussion to reflect on and share stories from the 2020 election. The first one will be...

Webinar: Co-Producing Knowledge in Environmental Justice Research and Teaching – Dec 1

Campus Compact

The 21st century is an era of rapid environmental change, from rising sea levels to the growth of cities. Globally, low-income communities and youth constitute a majority of the urban population and...

Online Ten-month Certificate in Nonprofit Management – Jan 5

LaSalle Nonprofit Center

In the works long before the pandemic hit is our all-online, ten-month Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Same great content and same great instructors as our signature face-to-face Certificate in...

All 17 Phila. Satellite Election Offices Are Open

City of Philadelphia

All seventeen of the originally proposed satellite election offices are operating at full status and serving the voters of the city of Philadelphia. Voters may only drop off their own ballot unless...

Lab Assistant training program – apply by Nov 6

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI) is recruiting across Philadelphia for training and job opportunities as a lab assistant with Penn Medicine. Earn $18/hour to start. Who should apply?...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Development VISTA, Kensington Soccer Club

Kensington Soccer Club

Kensington Soccer Club is dedicated to uniting and advancing the Kensington community with high quality soccer and youth development programs for everyone, regardless of ability to pay. Founded in...

Media Relations Director, American Friends Service Committee

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

Application Deadline: November 11, 2020 For consideration, please attach your cover letter and resume to the online application. Summary Of Principal Responsibilities The Media Relations Director...

FAO Schwarz Family Foundation Announces Hosts for Six New Fellowships – Feb 10

Mighty Writers

The FAO Schwarz Family Foundation has selected five social impact organizations to host the 2021-2023 cohort of FAO Schwarz Fellows. The Foundation will sponsor six two-year Fellowships in social...

Development and Communications Manager, Reflect Organization

The Reflect Organization

Job Summary: Reflect’s Development and Communications Manager is a tech-savvy, fundraising generalist who will implement creative strategies across multiple fundraising categories to support...

Chief Marketing Officer, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) seeks a transformative Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) to build its brand as a social impact leader in the Greater Philadelphia Region and grow revenue....

Evaluation Consultant, Equal Measure

Equal Measure

Equal Measure (formerly the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning) is a $6 million nonprofit evaluation and philanthropic services firm based in Philadelphia. Formally established as a nonprofit...

Social Media Assistant

New Jersey League of Conservation Voters

New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (New Jersey LCV) and Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA) serve as the leading political voices for the environment in New Jersey and Pennsylvania,...

Grant Opportunities

Spruce Foundation Grants: Education, Arts, Health and Wellness, and LGBTQ – Dec 15

Spruce Foundation

We are pleased to announce that the 2020-2021 Spruce Foundation grant application is now live! Each year the Spruce Foundation awards four $5,000 grants to non-profits working to support youth in the...

Resist Invites Applications for Social Change, Justice Grants – Dec 4

Resist

Boston-based Resist redistributes resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of social change and amplifies their efforts to build a better world. To help advance this mission, the...

Social Awareness Art Projects, Puffin Foundation – Dec 4

Puffin Foundation

The Puffin Foundation believes that artists have the unique ability to peacefully challenge those who seek to limit expression and that by sharing their creative talents can speak to and for all...

Fit for Life Foundation Welcomes Proposals That Address Healthy Aging – Nov 23

Fit for Life Foundation

Every year, the Fit for Life Foundation awards grants of $100,000 to three nonprofit organizations or social enterprises that are pioneering projects aimed at promoting lifelong fitness and health....

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity – Nov 16

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) has partnered with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to award the RWJF Award for Health Equity Presented By CCPH (RWJF-CCPH Award). This award...

Faculty Updates

Faculty Election Debriefs – Nov 4&6

Scholars Strategy Network

We have heard from a handful of faculty that they are eager for a place to process the election with one another, beyond Nov. 3. In response, we at the Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights are...

Webinar: The Arc of Citizenship Bends Toward Justice When We Work Alongside Communities – Dec 10

Campus Compact

This webinar provides participants with ideas and resources to work alongside community organizations in mutually beneficial and reciprocal partnerships to deepen community-engaged civic learning....

Universities and Community Schools Journal, Fall 2020

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Universities and Community Schools, Vol. 10, No. 1, Fall 2020 This issue of Universities and Community Schools appears at a particularly important moment. The pandemic and murders of Black people...

Virtual College Leadership Summit: Social Justice, Human Rights, and Inclusion – Nov 6-7

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Students are invited to join this free two-day summit to engage in critical reflection on the topics of social justice, human rights, and inclusion. The summit is presented by Illinois Holocaust...

Fusion Course Session 2: Enhancing Online Education through Community-Based Learning – Dec 1

Campus Compact

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many institutions had to rapidly shift from in-person to online learning in the spring of 2020. The Fusion Course aims to provide critical training and support for...

Campus Compact National Webinar Series Archives

Campus Compact

Our 2020-2021 webinar series is well underway with more to support and inspire you. Faculty, staff, students, and partners are welcome to join for information, tools, and resources to help you in...

WSU Community Education Courses Highlight Voting and Civil Rights

Weber State University

Weber State University’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, in partnership with WSU Community Education, is offering two free courses this fall that will explore the United States’...

Webinar: Reflecting and sharing our stories about the 2020 Election – Nov 10

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project is offering a series of webinars for faculty and staff, beginning with a discussion to reflect on and share stories from the 2020 election. The first one will be...

What Now? Post-Election Planning and Processing

Campus Election Engagement Project

The Campus Election Engagement Project has several resources available to help faculty and staff in the post-election season, come what may: The Road Ahead: Processing the 2020 Election with Your...

Webinar: Co-Producing Knowledge in Environmental Justice Research and Teaching – Dec 1

Campus Compact

The 21st century is an era of rapid environmental change, from rising sea levels to the growth of cities. Globally, low-income communities and youth constitute a majority of the urban population and...

Save the Date: Virtual Symposium & Publishing Workshop – Jan 14-15

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

This symposium is a partnership between the three journals of the Community Development Society, which feature local and community development scholarship and practice work. In conjunction with this...

Democratic Engagement

The Past Four Years: What Have We Learned? – Nov 11

National Constitution Center

Join a bipartisan post-election discussion exploring what we have learned in the past four years about parties, partisanship, and the structures of our democracy. Anne Applebaum and Yascha...

Faculty Election Debriefs – Nov 4&6

Scholars Strategy Network

We have heard from a handful of faculty that they are eager for a place to process the election with one another, beyond Nov. 3. In response, we at the Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights are...

WSU Community Education Courses Highlight Voting and Civil Rights

Weber State University

Weber State University’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, in partnership with WSU Community Education, is offering two free courses this fall that will explore the United States’...

Webinar: Reflecting and sharing our stories about the 2020 Election – Nov 10

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project is offering a series of webinars for faculty and staff, beginning with a discussion to reflect on and share stories from the 2020 election. The first one will be...

What Now? Post-Election Planning and Processing

Campus Election Engagement Project

The Campus Election Engagement Project has several resources available to help faculty and staff in the post-election season, come what may: The Road Ahead: Processing the 2020 Election with Your...

All 17 Phila. Satellite Election Offices Are Open

City of Philadelphia

All seventeen of the originally proposed satellite election offices are operating at full status and serving the voters of the city of Philadelphia. Voters may only drop off their own ballot unless...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Virtual College Leadership Summit: Social Justice, Human Rights, and Inclusion – Nov 6-7

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

Students are invited to join this free two-day summit to engage in critical reflection on the topics of social justice, human rights, and inclusion. The summit is presented by Illinois Holocaust...

Sustainable Innovation Forum, Nov 16-20

Sustainable Innovation Forum

In response to the delay of COP, the 11th edition of the Sustainable Innovation Forum will take place over five days from November 16 to 20, 2020. The Forum, which will be fully virtual and broadcast...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer 2021 Legal Internship, Public Interest Law Center

Public Interest Law Center

The Public Interest Law Center is currently accepting applications from law students, graduate students, and undergraduates for its Summer 2021 internship programs. Interns are given significant...


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