The week of

February 16, 2021

Other Local Events and Workshops

Asset Mapping – Mar 16

Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity

The Civic Engagement Academy is about inspiring local community change through training and skills development. Learn how to identify the right people and resources for your work. Date and Time:...

The Pandemic Economy: Strategies for Economic and Social Mobility – Feb 16

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice Speaker Series – Confronting Racial Injustice and the Inequities of the Pandemic Hosted by Ben Jealous, Visiting Scholar,...

PA School Funding and Advocacy 101 – Feb 19 & 23

Education Voters PA

Join Education Voters for “PA School Funding and Advocacy 101” for an overview of school funding issues, an update on the school funding lawsuit and more. Education Voters PA February...

Reckoning with the Past and Building Trust: A Conversation about the COVID Vaccine and Black Communities – Feb 23

Rutgers Camden

Join us for a conversation about the pandemic and its impact on the Black community. Nationally respected doctor and scholar Dr. George C. Hill – a graduate of Camden High School and of Rutgers...

Education First Compact: From Foster Care to the Graduation Stage – Supporting College Students Leaving “the System” – Mar 4

Philadelphia Education Fund

Youth involved in foster care experience unique challenges and barriers to educational attainment. Fewer than 2% of youth formerly in foster care complete a bachelor’s degree before age 25 compared...

Best Practices When Working with Girls in Sport – Mar 18

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative

At the end of 2020, the Collaborative launched the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion education series. We had an incredible response and participation in our first 3 sessions, and hope you will join...

New Resources

Environmental Literacy Program Theory of Change Report

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Report on the NOAA Office of Education Environmental Literacy Program Climate change is the most pressing issue of the century. Already, its impacts are testing our emotional, infrastructural, and...

2021 America’s Service Commissions (ASC) Training & Technical Assistance Directory

America's Service Commissions

America’s Service Commissions (ASC) is pleased to announce the 2021 ASC Training & Technical (TTA) Assistance Directory is now live. This directory is a resource provided free of charge to...

New Article: Can urban universities be better neighbors?

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Davarian Baldwin began studying universities’ impact on their neighborhoods two decades ago, when he stumbled across a case study in real time at the University of Chicago, where he was...

Stockton University Free Homework Program Helping Student across South Jersey

Stockton University

Currently more than 300 students in grades K-12 are registered for the After-School Homework Completion Program. Some students attend almost every day, others pop in just when they need help with a...

Grassroots First Gen Advising Guide

Josh Farris

[Ed note: This guide was written and developed by Josh Farris, a PHENND subscriber and first gen college graduate. Thank you to Josh for sharing his passion with the PHENND community.] Read the full...

Better Civics Impact Report

Better Civics

Since our launch this past spring, Better Civics quickly jumped into action. Taking inspiration from our city’s history of revolutionary innovations, Better Civics figured out quickly what we do...

Ascend Launches Student Parent Podcast – Feb 16

The Aspen Institute

Ascend at the Aspen Institute launched 1 in 5, a podcast that features conversations with students who are parents and those who advocate for them in the fields of education, philanthropy,...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

TGP’s Global Sustainability Expo – Feb 24

The Green Program

An immersive global sustainability experience. 4 countries, 1 day, February 24, 2021, starting at 10 AM. This event will feature engaging one-hour virtual experiences where TGP’s global...

Call for manuscripts: Anti-Racism, Equity, and Inclusion at Urban Institutions – Apr 19

Metropolitan Universities journal

Metropolitan Universities journal is pleased to announce an upcoming issue, “Anti-Racism, Equity, and Inclusion at Urban Institutions.” Over the past six years, higher education’s collective...

2021 NASPA Virtual Conference – Mar 17-26

NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

The NASPA Annual Conference is a global gathering of student affairs educators passionate about critical higher education issues. Our goals for the 2021 NASPA Virtual Conference are clear: Create the...

2021 Gulf South Summit – Mar 15-18

Belmont University

The mission of the Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education is to promote networking among practitioners, research, ethical practices, reciprocal...

IMPACT 2021 – Mar 4-6

IMPACT

The IMPACT Conference team is moving our conference into a virtual setting for the 2021 conference to ensure that our participants and partners can safely engage with us during COVID-19. Our...

Grant Opportunities

Alternative Fuel Foundation Grants for K-12 Schools

Alternative Fuel Foundation

Funds are available for educational institutions to aid in the development of programs that promote renewable energy, environmental sustainability, and earth stewardship. Projects that encourage...

Awesome Foundation Grants

Awesome Foundation

The Awesome Foundation awards grants to support anyone working on a project to improve their community in Philadelphia. Please continue to submit your exciting, Awesome projects to us, and...

Gardens for Good Program, Nature’s Path – Mar 24

Nature's Path

Nature’s Path welcomes applications for its Gardens for Good Program. Through the program, grants of $5,000 will be awarded to support nonprofit, organically-grown community garden projects...

Whole Kids Foundation Garden Grant Program – Mar 31

Whole Kids Foundation

Kids who grow veggies, eat veggies, so school gardens can make a big difference. Through our Garden Grant program, schools and non-profit organizations turn outdoor spaces into powerful hands-on...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Temporary COVID-19 Administrative Coordinator, Drexel U.

Drexel University

Drexel is hiring a Temporary Administrative Coordinator position to support the CNHP COVID testing team ($17-20/hr). Drexel University’s COVID-19 testing operation is an operation to test...

2021 Summer Scholars Program, PNPI Internship – Mar 12

Postsecondary National Policy Institute

Since 2016, the Postsecondary National Policy Institute (PNPI) has been honored to sponsor talented, policy-minded undergraduate and graduate students through our Summer Scholars Program. We are...

Program Coordinator, The Wardrobe – Feb 25

The Wardrobe

The Wardrobe (aka Career Wardrobe) is hiring a full-time salaried Program Coordinator position to start in March. This position is in-person working at both of The Wardrobe’s resale and service...

Raisers Edge NXT Database Manager (Part Time, Remote), Phila. Education Fund

Philadelphia Education Fund

For more than 30 years, the Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF) has been opening pathways to college and career success for Philadelphia students. Through our College Access Program, Philadelphia...

Senior Grants Manager (Full-time), Phila. Education Fund

Philadelphia Education Fund

For more than 30 years, the Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF) has been opening pathways to college and career success for Philadelphia students. Through our College Access Program, Philadelphia...

Executive Director, Green Light Fund

Green Light Fund

Since its inception in 2012 with support from the federal Social Innovation Fund, GreenLight Fund Philadelphia raised over $8 million, and directly invested $ million across five social enterprises...

Grant Writer Specialist, Tech Impact

Tech Impact

Tech Impact is a nonprofit on a mission to use technology to better serve the world.   Tech Impact operates award-winning IT and customer experience training programs designed to help young adults...

Community Outreach and Engagement Specialist (Part-Time), Penn’s Village

Penn’s Village

Penn‘s Village, (PV) an innovative, volunteer – based organization addressing aging in place in central Philadelphia, is seeking an experienced community outreach specialist with connections...

Miscellaneous

Climate Reality Leadership Corps Virtual Training – Apr 22

The Climate Reality Project

With a new president and a new Congress ready to act, 2021 is our moment for change. To face the climate crisis devastating the planet. To confront the systemic racism destroying dreams and lives...

Coronavirus: Addressing Disparities – Feb 19

Washington Post Live

As California surpasses New York in the number of deaths due to COVID-19, the state continues to grapple with vaccine shortages, disparities in immunizations, and the rapid spread of coronavirus...

PA WW Teaching Fellowship – Mar 1

West Chester University

The WW (Institute for Citizens and Scholars) Teaching Fellowship prepares talented, committed individuals with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to teach in...

Congressional Youth Cabinet, PA 3rd District

Congressman Dwight Evans

U. S. Congressman Dwight Evans is putting together his first Congressional Youth Cabinet. The cabinet will be a non-partisan initiative made up of high school students who live in...

How to be ALL IN for Democracy in 2021 – Mar 3

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

The 2020 election demonstrated that college students are ready to continue deepening their engagement with democracy. To help your campus institutionalize nonpartisan democratic engagement...

How to Tell Your First-Generation Story to Get Hired – Mar 2

Aspira Consulting

Your story is powerful! We all go through crap in life. Crap stinks! But crap can also be the fertilizer to our dreams. The choice is ours. The FREE webinar: How to Tell Your First-Generation...

Social Action and Justice Education Fellowship – Secondary Education – Apr 1

Arcadia University

Are you concerned about the lack of teacher diversity in your schools? We are and are wondering if you have any students of color interested in becoming a teacher.  Through our Social Action and...

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION & LIFELONG LEARNING, Temple University

Temple University Center for Community Partnerships

Ready to Earn Your High School Diploma? Need Help Transitioning to College or a New Career? Enroll in the WELL PROGRAM Today: High School Diploma Prep Career Certifications Academic Improvement...

Free CAREER TRANSITIONS Hybrid Course, Temple University

Temple University Center for Community Partnerships

Career and Employment Preparation What are your Career Goals? We can help you: Utilize career exploration tools that help identify opportunities that lead to realistic careers Learn about the job...

Third Annual #YESCampaign Survey – Feb 21

YES Inc.

It’s almost time for the third annual #YESCampaign in March! The goals of this visual campaign are to spread awareness of the organization (YES, Inc.) and to spark conversations about the...

Webinar: Public Viewpoint — How To Help Americans Get Back to Work – Feb 24

Strada Education Network

In this webinar, Strada Center for Education Consumer Insights researchers and expert guest panelists will discuss the role of employers as individuals look to reskill, upskill, and return to the...

Webinar: Spotlight on Local Climate Wins – Feb 16

The Climate Reality Project

To say that 2020 was rough would be an understatement. We experienced a global pandemic, a long overdue reckoning on racial justice, political unrest, and more – all against the backdrop of the...

Democratic Engagement

How to be ALL IN for Democracy in 2021 – Mar 3

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

The 2020 election demonstrated that college students are ready to continue deepening their engagement with democracy. To help your campus institutionalize nonpartisan democratic engagement...

Better Civics Impact Report

Better Civics

Since our launch this past spring, Better Civics quickly jumped into action. Taking inspiration from our city’s history of revolutionary innovations, Better Civics figured out quickly what we do...

College Success Network

Grassroots First Gen Advising Guide

Josh Farris

[Ed note: This guide was written and developed by Josh Farris, a PHENND subscriber and first gen college graduate. Thank you to Josh for sharing his passion with the PHENND community.] Read the full...

Ascend Launches Student Parent Podcast – Feb 16

The Aspen Institute

Ascend at the Aspen Institute launched 1 in 5, a podcast that features conversations with students who are parents and those who advocate for them in the fields of education, philanthropy,...

For Students

Congressional Youth Cabinet, PA 3rd District

Congressman Dwight Evans

U. S. Congressman Dwight Evans is putting together his first Congressional Youth Cabinet. The cabinet will be a non-partisan initiative made up of high school students who live in...

Faculty Updates

New Article: Can urban universities be better neighbors?

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Davarian Baldwin began studying universities’ impact on their neighborhoods two decades ago, when he stumbled across a case study in real time at the University of Chicago, where he was...

Call for manuscripts: Anti-Racism, Equity, and Inclusion at Urban Institutions – Apr 19

Metropolitan Universities journal

Metropolitan Universities journal is pleased to announce an upcoming issue, “Anti-Racism, Equity, and Inclusion at Urban Institutions.” Over the past six years, higher education’s collective...

Stockton University Free Homework Program Helping Student across South Jersey

Stockton University

Currently more than 300 students in grades K-12 are registered for the After-School Homework Completion Program. Some students attend almost every day, others pop in just when they need help with a...


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