The week of

December 1, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

When the Marches End: Are we for Real this Time? (Part Two ) – Jan 28

University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, Penn’s African-American Resource Center, and PHENND are honored to have distinguished scholars and father and...

Trauma-Informed Teaching: Open Dialogue and Workshopping – Jan 13

PHENND

Calling all educators. Are you struggling with engaging learners in on-line teaching? Do you need a refresher on best practices for engagement with a trauma-informed lens? Come to this participatory...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free IT Training Program for Young Adults – Dec 18

Tech Impact

ITWorks () is now recruiting students, ages 18-26, for its Spring 2021 classes in both Philadelphia and Wilmington. Classes will be virtual and will begin March 1. We are holding a free virtual...

Scholar Exchange: Article I: How Congress Works – Dec 3

National Constitution Center

Part lecture and part lively conversation, our LIVE online classes are open to the public so that students, teachers, and parents can join in a constitutional discussion with National Constitution...

Learn How PA Colleges Are Leading the Way on Clean Energy – Dec 3

PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

Many of our elected leaders in Pennsylvania have been slow to take action on climate change. But colleges and universities are still pushing forward with innovative renewable energy technology. By...

The Culture of Mentoring Virtual Workshop – Dec 11

Youth Build Philly

At YouthBuild Philly, we understand the power of creating strong relationships with young people. Tune in as Justine Philyaw, YouthBuild Philly’s Director of Program Operations, shares how...

Spanish Language Information Session about DACA & 2021- Dec 2

Ceiba

SESIÒN INFORMATIVA: ¿QUE ES LO QUE HAY CON DACA 2021? ¿QUE? Aprenda sobre sus derechos como inmigrante en los Estados Unidos. Si esta interesad@ en mas asistencia legal de inmigracion o de...

New Resources

Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Parenting Teens

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

[via United Way Common Good newsletter] PolicyLab report focuses on mental health needs of teen parents Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab has published a new issue brief...

2020 State of Children’s Health Care: Unlocking Access to a Healthy Childhood

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children

[via United Way’s Common Good Newsletter] PA ranks high in rate of uninsured children: PPC report No child should be without health insurance. However, Pennsylvania Partnerships for...

Philadelphia STEM Education Directory

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem has launched the Philadelphia STEM Education Directory – – a free searchable map of a variety of opportunities in STEM in the Greater Philadelphia Area. The...

Democracy and Civic Life: What is the Long Game for Philanthropy?

Knight Foundation

A well-functioning democracy depends on healthy and trusted public and private institutions; an economy that provides broad-based opportunity and prosperity; tolerance and respect for one another and...

Miscellaneous

Strike for the Common Good: Fighting for the Future of Public Education – Dec 8

Economic Policy Institute

“Teachers have found their power and won’t go down without a fight,” proclaims the newly released Strike for the Common Good: Fighting for the Future of Public Education that delves into...

Making the Case for Recognition of Learning: Evidence from the Field to Scale Effective Practices and Policies – Dec 10

Strada Education Network

Register today for “Making the Case for Recognition of Learning: Evidence from the Field to Scale Effective Practices and Policies,” hosted by Lumina on December 10 from 1-2 ET. Strada...

Community Health Worker Training Program – Dec 11

Temple University Harrisburg

Are you passionate about health issues and conditions that impact health? Do you want to make a difference in your community? If the answer is YES, the Temple University Harrisburg Virtual Community...

Webinar: Public Viewpoint: Insights from 2020, Implications for 2021 – Dec 9

Strada Education Network

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped our country, our economy, our education system — and most importantly — our people. Since March, we have conducted regular surveys of American adults to...

Data Driven Decisions: Understanding collective impact – locally, regionally and internationally – Dec 17

GivePulse

Join us and the the International Association Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) community for a data conversation with campus panelists, representing different regions...

A GivePulse Overview – Dec 14

GivePulse

Join us to learn how your campus and community can leverage GivePulse to facilitate impactful engagement. Create a shared space to manage, track and access all forms of community engagement. These...

Webinar: Overcoming Virtual Engagement Challenges – Dec 10

GivePulse

Since March, everyone in the nation has had to adapt to working, learning, collaborating and connecting virtually. However, doing things the old way in a virtual setting does not cut it. Without...

Celebrate SpeakOut: 30 Years of Voices Changing Lives! – Dec 10

SpeakOut

Join us to celebrate 30 years of Voices Changing Lives! A powerful speaker has the ability to open a mind, touch a heart, inspire action. Since 1990, SpeakOut’s dozens of speakers have been doing...

Free, Reliable Internet for At-home Learning, Phila.

City of Philadelphia

Get free, reliable internet for at-home learning The City of Philadelpha is committed to connecting all Philadelphia students to reliable, high-speed internet. PHLConnectED connects K-12 families...

Octavius Catto Scholarship

City of Philadelphia

Spread the word about the Octavius Catto Scholarship With the effects of COVID-19 hitting families especially hard, the Catto Scholarship provides a way forward—ensuring that more college students...

Free and Nutritious Food: During the COVID-19 Pandemic

City of Philadelphia

Many Philadelphians are in need of free food due to school closures, loss of income, or other challenges caused by COVID-19. In response to this need, City of Philadelphia and partners have developed...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

PowerCorpsPHL recruiting AmeriCorps members

PowerCorpsPHL

PowerCorpsPHL is now accepting applications for Cohort 16! We will hold interviews December 8-17th and then January 19-Februrary 5th. The cohort begins in March. Similar to our last 2 cohorts,...

Unit Director, Developmental Disabilities, Resources for Human Development

Resources for Human Development

Description/Job Summary Resources for Human Development is seeking to hire a Unit Director for it’s Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Autism Division. The Unit Director is responsible...

Center for Black Educator Development – Emerging Leader Fellowship Opportunity – Dec 31

The Center for Black Educator Development

Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellowship Opportunity, 2021-2023 The Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellowship is a two-year, full-time, hands-on position for early career professionals. Fellows work...

Digital Technology Manager, OIC of America – Dec 18

OIC of America

POSITION SUMMARY:  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...

Director of Intensive Behavioral Health Services, Public Health Management Corporation

Public Health Management Corporation

Responsible for the clinical and administrative supervision and oversight of Intensive Behavioral Health Services for both the regionalized individual home and school based services. Responsible for...

Executive Director, Big Picture Philadelphia – Dec 7

Big Picture Philadelphia

Organizational Overview Big Picture Philadelphia (“BPP”) provides a project-based, student-centered, education to more than 600 students at two Philadelphia public high schools, and, in so doing,...

Grant Opportunities

Giving Circle Grant for food insecurity

Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia

The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia Giving Circle Grant Announcement 2021 The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia Giving Circle – a Donor Advised Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation – is pleased...

Greater Philadelphia Extracurricular Collaborative (GPEC) – RFP – Jan 15

Sunrise of Philadelphia

We are working on the leadership team of a new collaborative called the Greater Philadelphia Extracurricular Collaborative (GPEC). We have reached the point where we need a backbone agency to help us...

Call for Collaborators: Philadelphia Poverty Action Fund – Dec 11

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

Philadelphia Poverty Action Fund announces Call for Collaborations for The Family Stability Community Challenge. The Call for Collaborations seeks leading organizations serving Philadelphia to...

For Students

Octavius Catto Scholarship

City of Philadelphia

Spread the word about the Octavius Catto Scholarship With the effects of COVID-19 hitting families especially hard, the Catto Scholarship provides a way forward—ensuring that more college students...

Faculty Updates

Webinar: Public Viewpoint: Insights from 2020, Implications for 2021 – Dec 9

Strada Education Network

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped our country, our economy, our education system — and most importantly — our people. Since March, we have conducted regular surveys of American adults to...

Data Driven Decisions: Understanding collective impact – locally, regionally and internationally – Dec 17

GivePulse

Join us and the the International Association Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) community for a data conversation with campus panelists, representing different regions...

A GivePulse Overview – Dec 14

GivePulse

Join us to learn how your campus and community can leverage GivePulse to facilitate impactful engagement. Create a shared space to manage, track and access all forms of community engagement. These...

Webinar: Overcoming Virtual Engagement Challenges – Dec 10

GivePulse

Since March, everyone in the nation has had to adapt to working, learning, collaborating and connecting virtually. However, doing things the old way in a virtual setting does not cut it. Without...

Call for Proposals: 2021 Summit, Coming Together for the Common Good – Dec 7

Indiana Campus Compact

The 2021 Summit is presented by Indiana Campus Compact, Independent Colleges of Indiana, and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. We are seeking sessions that take our theme, Coming...

Democratic Engagement

Scholar Exchange: Article I: How Congress Works – Dec 3

National Constitution Center

Part lecture and part lively conversation, our LIVE online classes are open to the public so that students, teachers, and parents can join in a constitutional discussion with National Constitution...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 2021 Summit, Coming Together for the Common Good – Dec 7

Indiana Campus Compact

The 2021 Summit is presented by Indiana Campus Compact, Independent Colleges of Indiana, and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. We are seeking sessions that take our theme, Coming...

Partnerships Classifieds

Apply to Serve on the Philadelphia Board of Education – Dec 3

City of Philadelphia Office of the Mayor

Part of our commitment to providing quality education for all students was to return the School District of Philadelphia to local control through a locally appointed School Board. The Philadelphia...


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