The week of

March 9, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

College Success Network Webinar: Partnerships for Success – Apr 6

PHENND

Partnerships for Success: Let’s Get Ready & Hostos Community College Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:00am to 11:30am Join us for a webinar featuring representatives from Let’s Get Ready (LGR)...

Apply for the Lindy Award for Excellence in K-16 Partnerships – Apr 23

PHENND

Deadline extended to April 23rd! The Phillip B. Lindy Award aims to recognize a collaborative partnership between at least one K-12 school and one university. This award will be given to the entire...

Innovative Practices for Systems Transformations

Social Innovations Journal

This edition titled, Innovative Practices for Systems Transformations, of the Social Innovations Journal is sponsored by the Transformations Community, a generative space and catalyzing force for...

PA Youth Voting Summit – Apr 7

Campus Vote Project

The 5th Pennsylvania Youth Summit invites participants to come together for a day of civic learning and reflection, organizing and networking. The event is open to high school and college students,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Facilitation for Changemakers – May 5-June 2

STOKE Collective

The STOKE Collective is running a 4-session facilitation training series oriented towards strengthening facilitation practices within existing change-making communities, groups, and organizations. We...

Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition Service Fair – Apr 8

City of Philadelphia

Celebrate National Volunteer Month with the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service at their Virtual Service Fair. The service fair will feature organizations with volunteer...

9th Annual Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition Award Ceremony – Apr 6

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

Join the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service to celebrate volunteers and national service members at the 9th annual Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition on Tuesday, April 6,...

We Are A City Changed: Ritual and Reflection After One Year in Pandemic – Mar 16

City of Philadelphia

Join Mayor Kenney, city officials, and local faith leaders as we mark one year in quarantine in Philadelphia on Tuesday, March 16, 5:30-6:30 pm. Through words, ritual, and music, we will reflect...

A Conversation About the COVID-19 Vaccine for Childcare Professionals – Mar 13

City of Philadelphia

Childcare professionals: You are invited to join a virtual COVID-19 vaccine town hall on Saturday, March 13, 10:00-11:30 AM! Organized by the City of Philadelphia and partners, this event will...

Webinar: Digital Navigators – Mar 23

Technology Learning Collaborative

Please join the Technology Learning Collaborative on Tuesday, March 23rd at 2pm for a webinar on Digital Navigators. Are you struggling to help clients and community members connect to the...

WTS Philadelphia Transportation YOU Event: Virtual Airport Tour – Mar 13

Transportation YOU

WTS Transportation YOU and Student Chapter are hosting a virtual tour of PHL Airport, led by Leah Douglas, Director of Guest Experience.  Date and Time: Saturday, March 13. 2021, 12:00-1:30 PM Take...

Webinar: Does American Criminal Justice Need Reform? – Mar 10

National Constitution Center

Join Judge Jed Rakoff, author of the new book Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Go Free; former Judge Paul Cassell of the University of Utah College of Law; and Carissa Byrne Hessick of...

DiscoverED: Calling all 2nd grade Classrooms in PA (STEAM and Maker Pedagogies) – Mar 10

DiscoverEd

On Tuesday, May 4, second grade classrooms across the state of Pennsylvania are invited to virtually swap schools to experience how STEAM and maker pedagogies are thriving in classrooms different...

Professional Learning Opportunity for Educators: Instructional Rounds – Mar 18

Philadelphia Education Fund

Instructional Rounds is a FREE and exciting professional learning opportunity for secondary and postsecondary educators who have an interest in aligning teaching and learning across these spaces....

Give Kids a Smile Week 2021 – Mar 29 – Apr 2

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

It’s that time again! Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is hosting its 18th annual Give Kids A Smile Week from March 29th to April 2nd, 2021.  This is a free dental care event targeted...

Workshop: Creating Cohesive Culture – Mar 10

Youth Build Philadelphia Learning Exchange

Creating Cohesive Culture takes restorative understanding to the next level. This workshop dives into restorative culture, focusing on the student perspective. We will look at restorative practices...

Virtual Workshop: Engaging Volunteers and Keeping them Engaged – Mar 24

RSVP of Montgomery County

Volunteers are the key to successful mission impact in the communities that we serve. Finding the right candidates and keeping them engaged with our organizations can be a challenge. We will discuss...

Webinar: Refinancing Education Debt – Is it right for you? – Mar 11,16 or 25

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

Join us for this informative one hour webinar on refinancing education debt.  Current or previous students of any age with student loans may be overwhelmed with their current repayment options or...

Webinar: Borrowing for Education: which loan should I pick (what’s right for me?) – Mar 9,18 or 23

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

As families receive their financial offer letters from schools and determine that education loans may be needed, they’ll find that there are many options to consider – including loans from the...

STEAM Explorations with Penn State Brandywine – Apr 7

Penn State Brandywine

Register NOW for this free virtual event for Middle and High Schoolers – STEAM Explorations with Penn State Brandywine. Previously under the STEM Options heading, this event is open to students of...

Jefferson Humanities Forum: Michael Chabon – Mar 17

Thomas Jefferson University

Novelist, short story author, and screenwriter Michael Chabon joins the Jefferson Humanities Forum to discuss the relationship between writing, memoir, fiction, and family. Chabon is the...

Veterans’ Families, Veterans’ Selves: A Discussion – Mar 25

Rutgers Camden College of Arts and Sciences

Join veterans, military family members, and scholars and writers whose work focuses on veterans’ issues for a discussion about the impact of service on families. Featuring poet Jehanne Dubrow,...

Youth Conversations on Safety and Policing in the Kennsington & Fairhill Communities – Mar 22

We CAN Collaborative

The We CAN Collaborative (HACE, Impact, and NKCDC) has been working together to address crime and safety in the Kensington and Fairhill neighborhoods through relationship and community building. As...

Engaged Scholarship Symposium – Mar 16-18

Swarthmore College Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility

The Lang Center at Swarthmore College is excited to host its annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium from March 16-18 this year, with participation from other higher education institutions involved in...

Deloitte Tax Event for Nonprofits (FREE): Future Planning + Cash Benefits for Your – Mar 11

Deloitte

From Recovering to Thriving: How to plan for an unpredictable future and make the most of federal cash benefits for your nonprofit COVID-19 has accelerated the shift to a remote workforce, and...

Heritage Storytime, Episode 4: Let’s Play Together!/¡Juguemos Junto! – Mar 11

Global Philadelphia Association

What is Heritage Storytime? Heritage Storytime (HS) is a series of monthly storytime episodes presented virtually for children. Each HS episode will focus on a heritage-related theme and will feature...

New Resources

New Research Report: The Value of State Service Commissions

America's Service Commissions

A new research report, The Value of State Service Commissions, was announced by America’s Service Commissions (ASC) underscoring the value and multi-layered impact of state service commissions...

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Presents: Women’s History Month

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation

Many Parks & Rec sites are named in honor of women who helped shape their communities. From historical figures to hard-working volunteers, these women made a difference. Through their vision,...

Kindergarten Impacts of the Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts Program: A Statewide Evaluation

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

The first independent study of PA’s Pre-K Counts program by the prestigious University of North Carolina shows that children in the state’s early childhood education program are better at math...

New Research Report: The Value of State Service Commissions

America's Service Commissions

A new research report, The Value of State Service Commissions, was announced today by America’s Service Commissions (ASC) underscoring the value and multi-layered impact of state service...

Innovative Practices for Systems Transformations

Social Innovations Journal

This edition titled, Innovative Practices for Systems Transformations, of the Social Innovations Journal is sponsored by the Transformations Community, a generative space and catalyzing force for...

Virtual Journalist Visit Opportunities for Women’s History Month

Pulitzer Center

Happy Women’s History Month! Uplift stories of the triumphs and challenges of women around the world by hosting a virtual journalist visit. This month, we’re featuring journalists who have...

New Report: Reimagining Summer

Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is excited to release our 2020 WorkReady Summer report, Reimagining Summer, which shares more on the successes from last summer and what we have learned through...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: Introducing “Student Voice”

Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed’s Student Voice editor, Melissa Ezarik, discusses the goals of the new collaboration between Inside Higher Ed, College Pulse and Kaplan, and shares the findings of the first...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers Needed: Give Kids a Smile 2021

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

A few hours of your time can give a child a lifetime of smiles! Be a part of Give Kids a Smile Week and help children connect with dental care. PCCY needs you to help kids get their teeth...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2021 Virtual PA STEM Symposium – May 4-6

Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences

Are you interested in building your STEM toolbox? Join us as we seek to StemPower participants in a virtual national discussion and professional development experience around formal and non-formal...

9th Annual Summer Institute in Digital Literacy – July 11-16

Media Education Lab

We are thrilled to open registration for the 9th Annual Summer Institute in Digital Literacy, the nation’s premiere professional development program, which will be held online July 11 –...

Call for Creative Submissions: Sustainable Lehigh Valley Booklet

Alliance for Sustainable Communities Lehigh Valley

Here’s a great way to use your creative abilities to help move us towards a more-sustainable world!  No matter whether your primary interest is the climate, environment, healthy food, social...

Grant Opportunities

Academic Enrichment Grants – Apr 15

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation

McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation Invites Applications for Academic Enrichment Grants The McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation is dedicated to helping students and teachers develop...

Harold McGraw Jr. Prize in Education – Apr 15

University of Pennsylvania

Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Family Foundation, Penn GSE Invite Nominations for McGraw Prize in Education The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Family Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Apply to Become a Americorps VISTA

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

Serve Philadelphia VISTAs are AmeriCorps members who fight poverty and injustice at the City-level by working within various government departments and local organizations. During their one-year...

Staff Attorney, Public Interest Law Center – Apr 5

Public Interest Law Center

The Public Interest Law Center is a nationally renowned public interest law firm with a mission using high-impact legal strategies to advance the civil, social, and economic rights of communities in...

Summer Openings for Staff and Apprentices at the Center for Black Educator Development

The Center for Black Educator Development

We have several positions open currently for our summer program, Freedom Schools Literacy Academy, as well as a for the organization: Junior Servant Leaders (high school students) Servant Leader...

Manager, Network Organizing, Engagement, & Knowledge – Mar 26

Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia

At Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia (Philanthropy Network) our core mission is to strengthen philanthropy in order to create a more vibrant, resilient and equitable region. We create...

Out-of-School-Time Continuous Quality Improvement Liaison

Public Health Management Corporation

This position is embedded within the Philadelphia Office of Children and Families. The Philadelphia Office of Children and Families (OCF) funds Out-of-School Time for approximately 6,500 youth in...

Out-of-School-Time Program Liaison

Public Health Management Corporation

This position is embedded within the City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families. The Philadelphia Office of Children and Families (OCF) funds Out-of-School Time for approximately 6,500...

Senior Manager of Organizational Learning & Evaluation

Children's Scholarship Fund

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) is a privately funded organization whose mission is to provide students from under-resourced, low-income Philadelphia families with financial access...

Director of Student Affairs, Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine, a Commonwealth Campus of The Pennsylvania State University, invites applications for an innovative and inspiring leader for the position of Director of Student Affairs. The...

Miscellaneous

Critical Methods in Service Learning – Feb 25 & Mar 4

Indiana University School of Medicine

Overview: This professional development series will provide attendees with practical and theoretical tools for enhancing their service learning and community engagement work. The curriculum will...

NASA Webinar Series for Rural Educators (Encouraging Girls in STEM) – Mar 4

It is no secret that both girls and rural students are underrepresented in the STEM pipeline. Rural girls experience unique barriers with their intersecting identities and experiences, and may...

Emerging Voices Fellowship – Mar 17

PEN America

The Emerging Voices Fellowship is an immersive mentorship program for early-career writers who are traditionally underrepresented in the publishing world. The program is committed to cultivating...

Fund Raising Fellowship for Community Based Organizations – Feb 24 or 26

Securing the Roots

Apply for a 2021 Securing the Roots Cohort The public sector suffers from deep structural racism. Historically, wealth, land, and power have been taken away from and made systematically inaccessible...

Philadelphians, Please Share Your Thoughts on the City Budget Priorities and Preferences – Feb 28

City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development

On April 15, 2021, Mayor Kenney will propose a budget to City Council for the coming fiscal year which starts July 1, 2021. Due to COVID-19, the City is facing difficult budget choices this year....

Drive for SEPTA as a Bus Operator + Free CDL Training – Mar 2

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

WPSI is recruiting across Philadelphia for no cost CDL training and job opportunities as a SEPTA Bus Operator. Who Should Apply? Customer-service superstars who have had a valid driver’s license...

Progress through Partnerships: Advancing Community Resilience – Mar 2

University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh Community Engaged Scholarship Forum (CESF) elevates, celebrates, and reflects on collective approaches to community-engaged scholarship and practices that advance...

Summer Research Experiences for STEM Teachers Program @Home – Interest Meeting – Mar 1

Penn State College of Education

Find out more about the RET program during our webinar on March 1 from 4 – 5 PM! Register now! Our RET program is a 7-week full-time VIRTUAL research experience (June 14 – July 30, 2021) where...

Mutualism: Building a New Economy from the Ground Up – Mar 10

Aspen Institute

You are invited to a conversation featuring Sara Horowitz, Advisor to Ascend’s Family Prosperity Innovation Community and Founder of the Freelancer’s Union to discuss her new book,...

Webinar: Keeping Us Engaged: Student Perspectives (and Research-Based Strategies) on What Works and Why – Feb 24

Stylus Publishing

Author Christine Harrington gives us a preview of her new book, Keeping Us Engaged: Student Perspectives (and Research-Based Strategies) on What Works and Why, and shows us student engagement ideas...

Free ONLINE GED and Academic Preparation Classes for Returning Citizens, Temple University

Temple University Center for Community Partnerships

This program is made possible through a partnership between the Philadelphia Department of Prisons and Temple University’s WELL Program (Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning) What services are...

ESL Classes Are Now Available Online, Temple University

Temple University Center for Community Partnerships

Want to Improve your English skills? Enroll in an upcoming class: Beginner ESL Intermediate ESL Advanced ESL You must be able to do the following to enroll in the Temple WELL ESL class: Read, write,...

Faculty Updates

A Primer on the Benefits and Value of Civic and Community Engagement in Higher Education

North Carolina Campus Compact

Released in February 2021, the Primer on the Benefits and Value of Civic & Community Engagement in Higher Education, was created by the NC Campus Compact Community of Practice, Inquiry &...

Educating for a Just Ecological Transition: Building Higher Educational Alliances in a Time of Climate Crisis – Mar-May

Haverford College

The virtual summit “Educating for a Just Ecological Transition: Building Higher Educational Alliances in a Time of Climate Crisis” engages emerging responses to the climate crisis in higher...

Webinar: Keeping Us Engaged: Student Perspectives (and Research-Based Strategies) on What Works and Why – Feb 24

Stylus Publishing

Author Christine Harrington gives us a preview of her new book, Keeping Us Engaged: Student Perspectives (and Research-Based Strategies) on What Works and Why, and shows us student engagement ideas...


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