The week of

March 16, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

2019-2020 PHENND Annual Report

PHENND

We are pleased to share the new PHENND Annual Report, “From Conference Rooms to Computer Screens,” which profiles our accomplishments during the 2019-2020 academic year. The report also...

PHENND Fellows Virtual Information Session – Mar 22

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

Equity Education in the Suburbs – Mar 25

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Black, Hispanic students are struggling in the suburbs. Join PCCY’s webinar and found out why – and what you can do about it. Learning disparities among Black and Hispanic students is an...

Town Hall: School Recovery Plan – Mar 30

Office of Councilmember Helen Gym

Philadelphia stands to gain over $1 billion in federal relief as part of the largest federal infusion of funding in history. Our schools could see hundreds of millions of dollars in new investments....

Virtual Town Hall: Addressing Gun Violence in Our City – Mar 16

Office of Councilmember Allan Domb

Join Councilmember Allan Domb as he hosts Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and City of Philadelphia’s Senior Director of Criminal Justice & Public Safety Erica Atwood to discuss...

Working Moms and the Pandemic – Mar 25

Gender Justice Fund

WORKING MOMS & THE PANDEMIC: The Role of Policymakers and Male Partners in Alleviating the Burden We’ve been bombarded with headlines about how bad the pandemic has been for working...

Flexner Lectures: Fred Moten on Hesitant Sociology: Blackness and Poetry – Mar 16

Bryn Mawr College

Join us for the second Flexner Lecture, “abduction and adduction.” Moten is a poet, leading scholar in Black studies and critical theory, and 2020 MacArthur Fellow. Fred Moten, a leading scholar...

Workshop: Calling In: Listening in Love and Moving Us Forward – Apr 7

Haverford College

Join us on Wednesday, Apr. 7, 12pm (workshop), 6pm (keynote) on Zoom for Calling In: Listening in Love and Moving Us Forward workshop by Loretta Ross. Loretta Ross is an award-winning,...

Become a Philly Counts Vaccine Champion – Mar 18

Philly Counts

There’s still time to register for our first Vaccine Champion Training! We are so excited to launch this trusted messenger training program in partnership with the Philadelphia Department of Public...

CEA Learning Series: Building Coalitions – Apr 20

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

The Civic Engagement Academy (CEA) is about inspiring local community change through training and skills development. Learn how to engage the right people and resources around a shared goal. Date and...

Center on Immigration Book Talk Series: Protect, Serve, and Deport: The Rise of Policing as Immigration Enforcement – Mar 17

Cabrini University

Protect, Serve, and Deport exposes the on-the-ground workings of local immigration enforcement in Nashville, Tennessee. Between 2007 and 2012, Nashville’s local jail participated in an immigration...

Wise Investments: A Financial Panel Discussion for All – Mar 23

Monarch Connections

Are you a homeowner with questions about how to best invest in your property? Do you have a business and need to make sure your business taxes are done correctly? Wise Investments is a panel...

Saving the Planet Cost-Effectively – Mar 19

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Public Policy Lab at Temple University is delighted to cosponsor Phi Beta Kappa at Temple’s visiting scholar Dr. Joseph E. Aldy, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy at the Harvard...

Open Conversation with Adoptees – Mar 22

Monarch Connections

No matter where you are in the journey, listening and learning from adult adoptees, is vital. Our voices will help your child(ren) feel heard, seen, and affirmed simply by hearing from us, now....

The Agitators and the Women’s Fight – Mar 30

National Constitution Center

Join Dorothy Wickenden, executive editor at The New Yorker and author of the new book The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women’s Rights, and Thavolia Glymph, Duke...

Virtual Workshop: Exploring Sustained Collaboration – Apr 20

RSVP of Montgomery County

Nonprofit organizations’ work can take a variety of formal structures, ranging from affiliations and networks all the way to formal mergers. This spectrum of options, collectively called...

New Resources

Relaunched Website: PhillyGoes2College.org

PhillyGoes2College

We are pleased to introduce you to a refreshed and redesigned ! Our new website brings to life our mission of connecting you to the resources and programs that will help you take your education to...

USDA Continues Free Meals for Kids Through the Summer

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Children nationwide will be able to receive free meals when schools break for the summer after the  Department of Agriculture extended several waivers on Tuesday because of the coronavirus...

A New Campaign by Black Health Care Workers for Black People about the COVID-19 Vaccines

Kaiser Family Foundation

THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us is a new campaign co-developed by KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) and the Black Coalition Against COVID to provide Black communities with credible information...

New Rules to Protect Children from Lead Poisoning

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

Did you know there is a new law in Philadelphia to get toxic lead out of apartments and rental homes? Please help us share the news far and wide so parents, landlords, and tenants know that help is...

New Resource: Rethinking Common Backbone Functions as Capacities

Equal Measure

In 2011, John Kania and Mark Kramer issued a foundational article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review that identified five conditions for organizations to achieve large-scale social change and...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: Higher Ed’s New Digital Divide

Inside Higher Ed

Inequality in digital access is not a new problem in higher education – but COVID-19 has spotlighted just how much some students struggle to stay connected to their colleges and universities...

New Book: Pursuing Quality, Access, and Affordability

Stylus Publishing

Pursuing Quality, Access, and Affordability, A Field Guide to Improving Higher Education by Stephen C. Ehrmann Whether they recognize it or not, virtually all colleges and universities face three...

Online Resources for Women’s History Month, National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center

Interested in learning more but can’t make it in to the Center? We have put together a variety of resources for Women’s History Month you can experience at home, including exhibit sneak...

Upcoming Book: Higher education’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic – Building a more sustainable and democratic future

Council of Europe

Public health was the immediate concern when the Covid-19 pandemic struck in Asia, then in Europe and other parts of the world. The response of our education systems is no less vital. Higher...

For School-Supporting Organizations, What Does Equity Look Like?

William Penn Foundation

With the global pandemic, economic crisis, Black Lives Matter demonstrations, and a pivotal presidential election, we have experienced an enormous amount of change in the last several months. These...

New Article: What’s excellent global education, and where is it happening in Pennsylvania?

Generocity

“Thinking globally requires wrestling with the way injustice and inequity stemming from historic exclusion and patterns of colonization is embedded in the very structures of every local...

Partnerships Classifieds

Campus Hunger Project Cohort 2021-2022 Application – Apr 12

Challah for Hunger

Do you think your campus needs to better support student basic needs? Do you have a vision of a change you want to bring to your campus? Are you passionate about building your advocacy skills? The...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

12th Annual Reconciliation in America National Symposium, “The Future of Tulsa’s Past: The Centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre and Beyond” – May 26-29

John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation

With a theme of The Future of Tulsa’s Past:  The Centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre and Beyond, the symposium commemorates the centennial of the 1921 Race Massacre and will assemble celebrated...

Global Health and Innovation Conference, Apr 8-11

Unite for Sight

The Global Health & Innovation Conference (GHIC) is an annual event that dives deep into bold ideas, transformative innovation, and responsible global engagement. We bring together those who are...

CALL FOR PAPERS: SPECIAL ISSUE: Exploring the Relationship between Experiential Learning and Social, Economic, Environmental, and Racial Justice – May 1

National Society for Experiential Education

We invite you to submit a proposal (maximum 500 words) for inclusion in a special issue of Experiential Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (ELTHE), focusing on social, economic,...

Call for abstracts: COVID 19—Innovations through Crises – Apr 15

Metropolitan Universities journal

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, urban institutions face dynamic demands ranging from internal challenges and needs to serving as an anchor and providing critical support to our...

28th Annual MicroSociety Conference, July 7-8

MicroSociety

Interested in learning about an educational model that engages students in real-world learning, informs K-8 classroom instruction and boosts achievement? Attend MicroSociety Inc.’s (MSI –...

Grant Opportunities

Call for Proposals: Workforce Development & Consulting Services for Delaware County Residents, Post-COVID Employment – Mar 23

Delaware County Workforce Development Board

The Delaware County Workforce Development Board seeks proposals from high-performing organizations to offer workforce development and consulting services to prepare Delaware County residents for...

Informational Webinar: Funding Opportunity for Community COVID-19 Testing – Mar 16

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

The CDCC will host an informational webinar for potential applicants to the RADx-UP CDCC Community Collaboration Mini-Grant Program next Tuesday, March 16 at 4:00 PM EST. This webinar will provide an...

Hershey Heartwarming Young Heroes GYSD Grants – Mar 31

Youth Service America

Youth Service America (YSA) is searching for Heartwarming Young Heroes with creative ideas to foster meaningful connections, promote inclusion and teach empathy. With support from Hershey’s...

Calling All Innovators: J.M. Kaplan Fund’s 2021 J.M.K. Innovation Prize – Apr 30

J.M. Kaplan Fund

Applications are now open for The Kaplan Fund’s 2021 Innovation Prize. Now in its fourth cycle, the Prize seeks to identify, support, and elevate innovators who are spearheading transformative...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

External Relations Coordinator – Apr 15

Rebuilding Together Philadelphia

The External Relations Coordinator will support Rebuilding Together Philadelphia’s (RTP) mission by helping to implement the organization’s overall communications strategy and volunteer...

Summer Internship – Sustainability Commission

Delaware County

We are seeking a summer intern to help with a wide variety of potential projects related to Sustainability at the County of Delaware. DUTIES – Under general supervision of the Director: Support...

Summer STEM Paid Internships at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge – Mar 21

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

This summer, John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge has a variety of internships for 18 years and older interested in STEM, conservation, biology, and/or community engagement. All COVID precautions...

Policy Analyst, Conservation Voters of PA – Mar 31

Conservation Voters of PA

Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA) is seeking a Policy Analyst to develop and promote federal and state policy, advocacy, and educational content as part of a campaign to enact bold climate...

Federal Climate Campaign Manager, New Jersey LCV

New Jersey League of Conservation Voters

The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (New Jersey LCV) is seeking a full-time Climate Campaign Manager to oversee and implement a campaign to enact bold climate policy at the federal level....

Miscellaneous

Webinar: How to Start a Grow-Your-Own Teacher Program – Mar 18

Phi Delta Kappa International

March Bravely Forward: Building your own educator pathway program can be challenging, but experts from our Educators Rising Louisiana state affiliate know how to steer you on the right path. Programs...

Webinar: The Lessons of a Pandemic – Mar 17

Washington Post Live

COVID-19 has been the unprecedented public health emergency of our lifetime. But while disruptive, the pandemic also nurtured a sense of common purpose and a focus on the importance of preparedness....

Community Engaged Scholarship Lectures – Mar 23

University of Central Florida

Welcome to the University of Central Florida (UCF) Downtown Engaged Scholarship Lectures. These are lectures by Visiting Faculty and other special guests who have expertise in Community-Engaged...

Strategic Alliances: Presidents Roundtable – Mar 31

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Campus Compact of NY & PA is hosting a Presidents Roundtable on March 31, 2021 from 4:00-5:15 PM EST. This event is an Eastern Region Campus Compact (ME, Mid-Atlantic, NH, NJ, NY & PA)...

Webinar: Learning that Matters: A Field Guide to Course Design for Transformative Education – Mar 24

Stylus Publishing

In this invigorating webinar, four long-time friends will explore three critical themes of their book, Learning that Matters: equity, culturally-affirming teaching strategies, and design principles....

Webinar for Educators: How Buffalo Public Schools connected “The 1619 Project” to classrooms district-wide – Mar 24

Pulitzer Center

Please join the Pulitzer Center education team on Wednesday, March 24 at 5:00 pm EST for a discussion with administrators and educators from Buffalo Public Schools (BPS) about their process writing...

Webinar for Students: Sharing Stories of Gender and Migration – Mar 18

Pulitzer Center

Educators and students are invited to join us for a very special Women’s History Month event on March 18 at 12:00pm EDT!  In this webinar, Kataleya Nativi Baca will share her story of facing...

Secondary Science Teachers Needed for Survey: Sustainability Education

Drexel University

Please consider participating in a research study on sustainability education. This study is being done by Dr. Simi Hoque and Alissa Sperling from Drexel University. The purpose of this research...

Equitable Collaboration in Action – Mar 17

University of Virginia

The Institute for Engagement & Negotiation will present a workshop on “Equitable Collaboration,” which involves engagement that is trauma-informed, inclusive, responsive, truth-seeking,...

Webinar: Critical Consciousness for Community-Engaged Teaching and Learning – Apr 22

Campus Compact

This webinar idea grew out of a Campus Compact Community of Practice entitled ‘Developing Students’ Critical Consciousness through Meaningful Praxis in Community Engagement’. During...

Summer PD Opportunities for Educators, Penn State Center for Science and the Schools – Apr 18

Penn State Center for Science and the Schools

Many virtual and in-person professional development bringing relevant STEM research into your classrooms. Applications are open through April 18th –free week-long virtual and in person summer...

Intel Future Skills Educator Academy: Mar 29 & 31

Intel Future Skills

Middle School educators, you’re invited to participate in an Intel Future Skills Educator Academy virtual training! Intel created Future Skills to ensure that future generations have access to...

Largest Online Computer Security Competition for Students – Mar 16

Carnegie Mellon University

From March 16-30, Carnegie Mellon University will be hosting another year of picoCTF, a free, online computer security contest for middle and high school students. The annual competition aims to...

2021 Survey of Nonpartisan Student Voting Groups – Mar 22

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

The ALL IN Challenge is hoping to learn more about and support student-led nonpartisan voter engagement groups on participating campuses. We would like one student leader per campus involved in a...

Uncomfortable Conversations: Race, the Humanities, and Inclusion in Higher Education – Mar 26

Howard University

2021 Inclusion Imperative Diversity Teaching Network Symposium presented by Howard University Join colleagues from UMBC, Howard University, Bowie State University, and Coppin State University, for...

Anti-Racist Giving Workshop – Mar 25

Social Justice Fund Northwest

Anti-racism and redistributing wealth go hand in hand. But when it comes to giving, how do you decide when, where and how much to give? How do social and racial identities shape relationships with...

Democratic Engagement

2021 Survey of Nonpartisan Student Voting Groups – Mar 22

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

The ALL IN Challenge is hoping to learn more about and support student-led nonpartisan voter engagement groups on participating campuses. We would like one student leader per campus involved in a...

College Success Network

Campus Hunger Project Cohort 2021-2022 Application – Apr 12

Challah for Hunger

Do you think your campus needs to better support student basic needs? Do you have a vision of a change you want to bring to your campus? Are you passionate about building your advocacy skills? The...

For Students

Webinar for Students: Sharing Stories of Gender and Migration – Mar 18

Pulitzer Center

Educators and students are invited to join us for a very special Women’s History Month event on March 18 at 12:00pm EDT!  In this webinar, Kataleya Nativi Baca will share her story of facing...

Largest Online Computer Security Competition for Students – Mar 16

Carnegie Mellon University

From March 16-30, Carnegie Mellon University will be hosting another year of picoCTF, a free, online computer security contest for middle and high school students. The annual competition aims to...

Faculty Updates

Webinar: Learning that Matters: A Field Guide to Course Design for Transformative Education – Mar 24

Stylus Publishing

In this invigorating webinar, four long-time friends will explore three critical themes of their book, Learning that Matters: equity, culturally-affirming teaching strategies, and design principles....

Call for abstracts: COVID 19—Innovations through Crises – Apr 15

Metropolitan Universities journal

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, urban institutions face dynamic demands ranging from internal challenges and needs to serving as an anchor and providing critical support to our...

Equitable Collaboration in Action – Mar 17

University of Virginia

The Institute for Engagement & Negotiation will present a workshop on “Equitable Collaboration,” which involves engagement that is trauma-informed, inclusive, responsive, truth-seeking,...

Webinar: Critical Consciousness for Community-Engaged Teaching and Learning – Apr 22

Campus Compact

This webinar idea grew out of a Campus Compact Community of Practice entitled ‘Developing Students’ Critical Consciousness through Meaningful Praxis in Community Engagement’. During...

New Book: Pursuing Quality, Access, and Affordability

Stylus Publishing

Pursuing Quality, Access, and Affordability, A Field Guide to Improving Higher Education by Stephen C. Ehrmann Whether they recognize it or not, virtually all colleges and universities face three...

Uncomfortable Conversations: Race, the Humanities, and Inclusion in Higher Education – Mar 26

Howard University

2021 Inclusion Imperative Diversity Teaching Network Symposium presented by Howard University Join colleagues from UMBC, Howard University, Bowie State University, and Coppin State University, for...

Campus Hunger Project Cohort 2021-2022 Application – Apr 12

Challah for Hunger

Do you think your campus needs to better support student basic needs? Do you have a vision of a change you want to bring to your campus? Are you passionate about building your advocacy skills? The...

New Article: What’s excellent global education, and where is it happening in Pennsylvania?

Generocity

“Thinking globally requires wrestling with the way injustice and inequity stemming from historic exclusion and patterns of colonization is embedded in the very structures of every local...


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