The week of

December 22, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

Social Justice Symposium for youth – Dec 28

Free Library of Philadelphia

Young people ages 12-20 are invited to the Free Library of Philadelphia’s fifth annual Social Justice Symposium on Monday December 28 at 12:00 pm. Join us for a day that will celebrate youth...

Workshop: College Admission Process during COVID-19 – Jan 18

University of Pennsylvania

On behalf of the University of Pennsylvania’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr “Day of Service” committee, we would like to invite your high school students to our free workshop entitled, “College...

Is it Time to Say Goodbye to the SAT? — Perspectives on Enhancing Equity in College Admissions – Jan 14

Philadelphia Education Fund

How do you predict a student’s success in college? For most of the 20th century, the SAT has been a major player in assessing which students will succeed and which students will struggle. Yet in...

Virtual Movie Screening: Paper Tigers – Apr 7

Cabrini University

Join the Barbara and John Jordan Center for Children of Trauma and Domestic Violence Education for a virtual screening of the movie Paper Tigers. We will have a live Q&A with the principal...

Closing the Gender Wealth Gap Virtual Education Forum: Investing in Women-Owned Businesses – Jan 6

Women's Way

The current global crisis has created a challenging landscape for small business owners and particularly those owned by women. To learn more about why women’s wealth matters and the importance of...

New Resources

Campus Compact: 2020 in Review

Campus Compact

Despite a challenging year, we’ve come together as a coalition to accomplish so much. Throughout the rapid shifts caused by COVID-19, we’ve continued to move resolutely forward in pursuit...

Metropolitan Universities: The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban Institutions

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

We are happy to share the latest issue of Metropolitan Universities journal, , The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban Institutions. The articles highlight the importance of faith...

We the People and Live at the National Constitution Center Podcasts

National Constitution Center

Looking for inspirational constitutional conversations during the holidays? Listen to our We the People and Live at the National Constitution Center podcasts available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or...

Blog Post: Emergency COVID-19 Giving in the Region

William Penn Foundation

Within weeks of the onset of COVID-19 in our region, tens of millions of philanthropic dollars were distributed for emergency relief, raising questions: Which organizations received support? What...

CUMU Inaugural Learning & Sharing Virtual Series

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Thank you to everyone who made CUMU’s (Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities) inaugural Learning & Sharing Virtual Series a success. This pandemic-responsive program connected...

#CUMU2020 wrap up

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

The 2020 Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) Annual Conference was a virtual event featuring a series of thought-provoking and action-oriented key notes tackling economic...

Urban Tree Connection: 2020 Organizational Highlights

Urban Tree Connection

2020, What a time, what a year! COVID-19 is highlighting racialized economic and health disparities in West Philadelphia that have existed for decades. As a predominantly Black community living with...

Podcast: Serving Working Students with Innovation and Agility

Inside Higher Ed

This new episode of The Key with Inside Higher Ed features leaders from Purdue Global University and Broward College in Florida, two institutions that are focused on offering credentials that work...

New Report: Childhood Lead Testing and Poisoning Report: PA Birth Cohort Analysis

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Half of Pennsylvania kids are not getting tested for lead by their second birthday, despite CDC guidelines. There is no safe level of lead in a child’s system; exposure to lead, even at low levels,...

High School Benchmarks: With a COVID-19 Special Analysis

National Student Clearinghouse

National college progression rates for high schools participating in the National Student Clearinghouse StudentTracker service December 10, 2020 This eighth annual report provides the most current...

New Report: Purposeful Progress, Strada Education Network 2018-2020

Strada Education Network

trada Education Network’s mission is to improve lives by forging clearer and more purposeful pathways between education and employment. It’s an ambitious goal for a young organization, but...

Miscellaneous

Where to Find free Food and Meals This Holiday Season

City of Philadelphia

Many Philadelphians need free food this year due to challenges caused by COVID-19. Due to the holidays and schools’ winter breaks, the regular schedule for many food and meal distributions will...

Important News about the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation

Philadelphia Foundation

Wells Fargo Regional Foundation and Wells Fargo Regional Community Development Corporation (collectively the “Wells Fargo regional foundations”) announced that they will transfer their...

Submissions Open for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Series: ‘This Is What Racism Looks Like’

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

Since its founding in 2003, Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) has emerged as the preeminent publication for people engaged in social innovation. We publish authoritative, cutting-edge...

Advancing Online Teaching: Stylus Author Q&A Session – Jan 12

Stylus Publishing

As we continue to adapt to online and hybrid teaching to the needs of our very diverse students, Stylus is excited to launch a free webinar for our new title, Advancing Online Teaching: Creating...

Tell Campus Compact about Your Great Programs

Campus Compact

We’re undertaking a collaborative learning effort to discover more about programs that are supporting transformational learning experiences for young people, and we need your help. Complete our...

Foundations Respond to Crisis: Towards Greater Flexibility and Responsiveness? – Jan 12

Center for Effective Philanthropy

The Center for Effective Philanthropy has released the final report in its three-part series on how foundations have responded to crisis. Foundations Respond to Crisis: Towards Greater Flexibility...

Webinar: Bridging the Gap: How High School Counselors, CBOs & College Staff Can Come Together to Better Serve Students – Jan 20

National College Attainment Network

The gap between high school and college can seem monumental, especially for historically underrepresented students. How can high schools, community-based organizations, and colleges better connect to...

Webinar: Cultivating Cultural Humility in College Access Spaces – Jan 7

National College Attainment Network

In the college access and success field, professionals often find themselves working with students who hold identities different than their own. In this work, it is important for professionals to...

Temple Contemporary’s 100 People Listening

Temple Contemporary

Why and how do you listen? Talk with our team at Temple Contemporary and let us know.  Temple Contemporary is creating a citywide, long-term commitment to listening called 100 People Listening...

New AmeriCorps Nationwide Initiative: Schools of National Service

AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps has announced a new nationwide initiative to improve college access and affordability for AmeriCorps alumni. Through the project, individual Schools of National Service will provide...

K-16 Partnerships

High School Benchmarks: With a COVID-19 Special Analysis

National Student Clearinghouse

National college progression rates for high schools participating in the National Student Clearinghouse StudentTracker service December 10, 2020 This eighth annual report provides the most current...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Paid Advocacy Internship, Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger

Get hands on advocacy and non-profit experience as an advocacy intern with Challah for Hunger during the Spring 2021 semester! You’ll leverage research and communication skills to combat...

Marketing & Communications Intern (remote) – Jan 3

Urban League of Philadelphia

The Urban League of Philadelphia is seeking a creative, versatile, motivated student to serve as a Marketing & Communications Intern. The Intern must have a strong interest in marketing,...

Client Services Intern, Workforce Development (remote) – Jan 3

Urban League of Philadelphia

The Urban League of Philadelphia’s Career Services team is seeking a highly organized, flexible, motivated student to serve as a Client Services Intern. The Intern must have a strong interest in...

Grants Manager, Claneil Foundation – Jan 4

Claneil Foundation

About the Foundation The Claneil Foundation is a private family foundation that seeks to improve the health of families and communities through advancements in health and human services, a...

Director of Development, Phila. Legal Assistance

Philadelphia Legal Assistance

Founded in 1996, Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals and families in Philadelphia to ensure equal access to justice and strengthen...

Policy Director, PACDC

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) is seeking to hire an experienced candidate as our new Policy Director to advance a focused policy and advocacy agenda to...

Grant Opportunities

Building Health Justice Across the Curriculum: Educators Sought for Paid Opportunity to Co-Create Teaching Tools – Jan 10

Haverford College

Haverford College seeks pairs of middle and high school educators for a paid project designed to improve understanding of the relationships among structural determinants of inequity, health justice,...

Elevate Initiative: Addressing Disparities within the American Workforce

Frontline Solutions

Frontline Solutions, on behalf of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is requesting proposals from organizations engaged in addressing disparities within the American workforce. This process...

Middle School Out of School Time (OST) Programs, New York Life Foundation – Jan 14

Afterschool Alliance

The New York Life Foundation is seeking applications from afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving underserved middle-school youth. In total, $ million in grants will be awarded to...

For Students

NYLC Annual Nat’l Service-Learning Conference: Student Showcase Applications – Jan 19

National Youth Leadership Council

The National Youth Leadership Council is honored to host the 32nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference, ‘Engage. Evolve. Energize!’ in a LIVE + on-demand format. On April 14 – 15, 2021,...

Workshop: College Admission Process during COVID-19 – Jan 18

University of Pennsylvania

On behalf of the University of Pennsylvania’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr “Day of Service” committee, we would like to invite your high school students to our free workshop entitled, “College...

Faculty Updates

Campus Compact: 2020 in Review

Campus Compact

Despite a challenging year, we’ve come together as a coalition to accomplish so much. Throughout the rapid shifts caused by COVID-19, we’ve continued to move resolutely forward in pursuit...

Metropolitan Universities: The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban Institutions

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

We are happy to share the latest issue of Metropolitan Universities journal, , The Intersection of Faith and Community Engagement at Urban Institutions. The articles highlight the importance of faith...

Submissions Open for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Series: ‘This Is What Racism Looks Like’

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

Since its founding in 2003, Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) has emerged as the preeminent publication for people engaged in social innovation. We publish authoritative, cutting-edge...

CUMU Inaugural Learning & Sharing Virtual Series

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Thank you to everyone who made CUMU’s (Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities) inaugural Learning & Sharing Virtual Series a success. This pandemic-responsive program connected...

#CUMU2020 wrap up

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

The 2020 Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) Annual Conference was a virtual event featuring a series of thought-provoking and action-oriented key notes tackling economic...

Podcast: Serving Working Students with Innovation and Agility

Inside Higher Ed

This new episode of The Key with Inside Higher Ed features leaders from Purdue Global University and Broward College in Florida, two institutions that are focused on offering credentials that work...

Tell Campus Compact about Your Great Programs

Campus Compact

We’re undertaking a collaborative learning effort to discover more about programs that are supporting transformational learning experiences for young people, and we need your help. Complete our...

Anti-Racist Community Engagement Virtual Conference – Feb 5

Greater Cincinnati Service Learning Network

Join us for a free virtual symposium on the intersection of anti-racism and community engagement in higher education. Dr. Karen Bankston, Professor Emerita in the College of Nursing at the University...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

NYLC Annual Nat’l Service-Learning Conference: Student Showcase Applications – Jan 19

National Youth Leadership Council

The National Youth Leadership Council is honored to host the 32nd Annual National Service-Learning Conference, ‘Engage. Evolve. Energize!’ in a LIVE + on-demand format. On April 14 – 15, 2021,...

Call for Submissions: Community-Driven Research Day – Jan 25

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Community-Driven Research Day (CDRD) is a program that encourages collaboration between researchers and community-based organizations (CBOs)/community groups that have research questions they are...

Anti-Racist Community Engagement Virtual Conference – Feb 5

Greater Cincinnati Service Learning Network

Join us for a free virtual symposium on the intersection of anti-racism and community engagement in higher education. Dr. Karen Bankston, Professor Emerita in the College of Nursing at the University...

College Success Network

Workshop: College Admission Process during COVID-19 – Jan 18

University of Pennsylvania

On behalf of the University of Pennsylvania’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr “Day of Service” committee, we would like to invite your high school students to our free workshop entitled, “College...

Webinar: Bridging the Gap: How High School Counselors, CBOs & College Staff Can Come Together to Better Serve Students – Jan 20

National College Attainment Network

The gap between high school and college can seem monumental, especially for historically underrepresented students. How can high schools, community-based organizations, and colleges better connect to...

Webinar: Cultivating Cultural Humility in College Access Spaces – Jan 7

National College Attainment Network

In the college access and success field, professionals often find themselves working with students who hold identities different than their own. In this work, it is important for professionals to...

High School Benchmarks: With a COVID-19 Special Analysis

National Student Clearinghouse

National college progression rates for high schools participating in the National Student Clearinghouse StudentTracker service December 10, 2020 This eighth annual report provides the most current...

Partnerships Classifieds

Migrant Education Program: Seeking Volunteers for Virtual Tutoring Program

Chester County Intermediate Unit

Chester County Intermediate Unit’s Migrant Education Program is looking for volunteers for the Spring semester of our virtual tutoring program! Volunteers will connect with students via Zoom for...


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