The week of

January 19, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

ATTN School Leaders: Webinar about the School Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA program – Jan 21

PHENND

Applying to host a PHENND Fellow Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA at your school? For school leaders interested in applying to the PHENND Fellow  Community Partnerships Coordinator VISTA...

PHENND Fellow VISTA virtual information session – Jan 25

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...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund Opportunities – Feb 11

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund invests in community-based organizations through grants and low-interest loans to catalyze the removal of the social and economic...

2021 Women in Nontraditional Careers (WINC) Institute – Jan 26-28

Philadelphia Works

Registration is now open for the upcoming virtual Women in Nontraditional Careers Institute: “She’s Still Standing, Stand With Her.” When: Jan 26 -28, 2021; 4:00-6:30 PM Who should attend: Our...

New Season of America’s Town Hall Virtual Series, National Constitution Center – Jan 26

National Constitution Center

Join the National Constitution Center for a series of FREE America’s Town Hall programs about constitutional issues in the news—accessible from your computer, laptop, or any mobile device:...

Building Collaborative Relationships and Skills for Social Change – Jan 22

Temple University College of Public Health

Funded by a grant from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), Temple’s School of Social Work and College of Public Health are partnering with the Church of the Advocate to host an event to...

Save the Date: Mural Arts Institute Presents the Arts + Environmental Justice Symposium – May 17-21

Mural Arts Philadelphia

Join us for a week-long symposium exploring the intersection of environmental justice, participatory public art, and the responsive nature of artists during the COVID-19 pandemic. This annual...

Hope and Healing: From Self-Care to Best Practice in a Trauma-Impacted World – Mar 5-6

First Up

Registration for First Up’s Annual Conference: Hope and Healing: From Self-Care to Best Practice in a Trauma-Impacted World is now OPEN! Join us from March 5-6, 2021 for keynote presentations...

New Resources

Mindfulness Tips You Can Try Tomorrow

Samuel Reed III

From periodic PHENND contributor and local teacher Sam Reed III: Check out my blog post:  Five Bite-Size Mindfulness Tips You Can Try Tomorrow- The Power of Breathing in and Breathing Out. This...

National Constitution Center’s Nonpartisan Interactive Constitution

National Constitution Center

In these times of unprecedented challenge for American democracy, the Constitution will carry us through. All of us at the National Constitution Center are honored to be part of a unique and...

How Teachers Can Tap Inauguration Day for Lessons

k-12 Dive

All teachers across all grade levels have an opportunity to integrate next week’s presidential inauguration in lessons, says Stefanie Wager, president of the National Council for the Social...

New Data about Afterschool in 2020: Black and Latinx Communities After 3PM

Afterschool Alliance

The latest wave of our America After 3PM 2020 data is now live: dig deeper into Black and Latinx communities’ perspectives on afterschool. America After 3PM 2020 finds that, while unmet...

New Podcast: Iron Sharpens Iron, a Community Organizing Jawn

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Our friends Leon Robinson and De’Wayne Drummond are Philly community organizers on a mission to empower grassroots organizers with the skills and tools they need to succeed. Leon and...

Online Fundraising Compliance Guide for Nonprofits

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Online fundraising is more important now than it’s ever been. Email asks, virtual events, giving days, peer to peer campaigns and website “donate” buttons are now common tools of mission...

GivePulse Community Resources

GivePulse

GivePulse Group is dedicated to providing resources and guides to assist your nonprofit, institution of higher-ed, K-12 or business enterprise. Here are some resources for 2021 Community Efforts and...

Affordable Housing Study and Planning Tool for Phila’s 3rd District

Office of Councilmember Jamie Gauthier

Councilmember Jamie Gauthier Releases Affordable Housing Study and Planning Tool Councilmember Gauthier released “The Geography of Affordable Housing in Philadelphia’s 3rd District” on...

Partnerships Classifieds

Student PIRGs Remote Internships

Student PIRGs

The Student PIRGs are organizations that trains students to run strategic campaigns to protect the environment, make college more affordable, and promote civic engagement. They have remote...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2021 Knight Media Forum – Mar 2-4

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

The 2020 election and the pandemic have accelerated the polarization of the media in the United States, hardening Americans into two information silos shaped principally by partisanship. This...

Call for Proposals: Constructing the New Social Compact – Jan 31

Georgetown University

The Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University is convening a major public virtual gathering April 28 – May 1, 2021 to envision, define, and lay the...

CALL for ABSTRACTS: Rutgers Education Reform, Communities, and Social Justice Research Conference – Feb 14

Rutgers Camden

EDUCATION REFORM, COMMUNITIES, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE: EXPLORING THE INTERSECTIONS Research paper presentation panels to take place via ZOOM on the afternoons of May 19, June 2, June 16 and June 30. Over...

Data on Purpose: Democracy, Civil Society & Digital Technology – Feb 17-18

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

Join Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) on February 17-18, 2021, for our next online convening, “Data on Purpose: Democracy, Civil Society & Digital Technology,” as data scientists,...

Grant Opportunities

Equity-Focused Policy Research – Feb 16

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Welcomes Applications for Equity-Focused Policy Research The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for its Equity-Focused Policy Research:...

Resist Invites Applications for Social Justice Grants – Mar 5

Resist

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

Small Education Research Projects – Mar 1

Spencer Foundation

The Spencer Foundation was established in 1962 to investigate ways in which education, broadly conceived, can be improved around the world. To advance this mission, the foundation is accepting...

Equity-Focused Policy Research: Building Cross-Cutting Evidence on Supports for Families with Young Children – Feb 16

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Research shows that the earliest years of life are a critical period of human development. Young children’s earliest relationships and experiences have a strong influence on brain development and...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Community Behavioral Health

Community Behavioral Health

The Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will lead CBH efforts to realize a diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) workplace. This includes developing and implementing strategies that advance...

Food Trust Seeks Consultant to Guide and Execute Strategic Planning Process – Jan 27

The Food Trust

The Philadelphia-based Food Trust is seeking a qualified consultant to guide and execute a strategic planning process with its board of directors and staff. The organization is looking for a...

Project Manager – Direct Care Worker Training Initiative

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund

The District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund and the SEIU Healthcare PA Education & Training Fund, their affiliated labor unions, and the Pennsylvania Health Care Association – the voice of...

Young Quakers Community Athletics Boys Lacrosse Coach

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Young Quakers Community Athletics (YQCA) is a partnership between the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships and Penn Athletics. YQCA creates mutually beneficial...

Language Access Program Manager, Office of Immigrant Affairs

City of Philadelphia

The Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) promotes and strengthens the well-being of Philadelphia’s immigrant communities. We do this by recommending and developing policies and programs, which in turn...

Miscellaneous

Call for Nominations: 2021 PennSERVE AmeriCorps Week Awards – Feb 18

PennSERVE

We’re excited to announce our first ever AmeriCorps Week Awards! Award categories include AmeriCorps Member of the Year,  AmeriCorps Member Perseverance in Service, and Exemplary Supporter of...

Race in America: Giving Voice – Jan 21

Washington Post Live

Young adult author Angie Thomas made waves with her debut novel, “The Hate U Give,” which was later adapted into a critically acclaimed film. On Thursday, January 21 at 11:00 ET, Thomas joins...

Session II: Community and Civic Engagement through the Lens of Accreditation Standards I & II – Jan 20

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Join Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic (CCMA), Campus Compact of New York & Pennsylvania (CCNYPA), New Jersey Campus Compact (NJCC), the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), and others...

Podcast: Contagious Conversations, CDC Foundation

CDC Foundation

How can everyone have a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible? What was it like to discover hepatitis C and win the Nobel Prize in Medicine? How can we protect ourselves from unsafe...

Spring 2021 Pulitzer Center Teacher Fellowship – Feb 8

Pulitzer Center

We are so excited to announce that the Spring 2021 Pulitzer Center teacher fellowships is open for applications! How can engagement with underreported global news stories support existing...

Employers Needed to Host High School Student Interns

Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

We are currently recruiting employers to host high school student interns in March and thought you might be interested in gaining the support of an intern in your work! We are able to PAY young...

Call for Nominations: Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition Award – Jan 31

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition Award. Please help us elevate the good work taking...

Democratic Engagement

National Constitution Center’s Nonpartisan Interactive Constitution

National Constitution Center

In these times of unprecedented challenge for American democracy, the Constitution will carry us through. All of us at the National Constitution Center are honored to be part of a unique and...

Faculty Updates

Session II: Community and Civic Engagement through the Lens of Accreditation Standards I & II – Jan 20

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Join Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic (CCMA), Campus Compact of New York & Pennsylvania (CCNYPA), New Jersey Campus Compact (NJCC), the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), and others...

GivePulse Community Resources

GivePulse

GivePulse Group is dedicated to providing resources and guides to assist your nonprofit, institution of higher-ed, K-12 or business enterprise. Here are some resources for 2021 Community Efforts and...


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