The week of

March 30, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

Schools of National Service Recording and Slides

PHENND

On Wed, March 24th, PHENND hosted a webinar on the new Schools of National Service initiative sponsored by AmeriCorps. We were joined by representatives from the AmeriCorps as well as Dr. Josh...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Addressing the Housing Crisis: Challenges and Innovations – May 5

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Join the Public Policy Lab for our Policy Roundtable, “Addressing the Housing Crisis: Challenges and Innovations.” We are delighted to be bring together policymakers, scholars, and...

Serve Philadelphia, VISTA 101 – Apr 1,8,15,22,29

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

Thinking About Becoming a VISTA? Come to Our 101 Workshops in April! The Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps is now accepting applications for the 2021 – 2022 service year! Throughout the month of...

Faithfully Well: A conversation for people of faith about the COVID vaccine – Apr 12

City of Philadelphia Office of Faith-Based & Interfaith Affairs

Join Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs on April 12, at 5:30 – 7:00 to hear from faith leaders, physicians, and public health experts about how having faith and fighting COVID-19 can happen...

Conquering College Admissions (CCA) Conference – Mar 31

University of Delaware

TeenSHARP and the University of Delaware are partnering to help first generation and underrepresented high school students (in 9th, 10th and 11th grades) with a plan for high school success leading...

Tri-College Asian Student Conference: The Seen and Unseen – Apr 16&17

Haverford College

Tri-CASC 2021 serves as a forum in which we ask ourselves how API/A identities are both hyper visible and invisible. We hope to nurture the community healing that is essential to our liberation from...

Dreams and Nightmares: The U.S. Immigration Crisis – Mar 30

University of Pennsylvania

On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 from 5 to 6:30 EST, Juan Gonzalez and Liliana Velásquez will delve into the roots of the immigration crisis in the United States, as well as share powerful...

Accessibility in the Virtual Classroom: Collegiate Conference Series for Developmental Disabilities – Apr 14,21,28

Temple University Harrisburg

Join us for this virtual conference series on April 14, 21 & 28, designed for college students with disabilities, and the faculty and staff who support them.  Workshops are outcome driven to...

The Historical Determinants of and Social Disparities in Healthcare – Apr 7

Penn Medicine

Save the Date: Celebrate Health Equity Week 2021 this April. Join the Center for Health Equity Advancement (CHEA) for “The Historical Determinants of and Social Disparities in Healthcare” from...

Funding for Career and Technical Education in Pennsylvania and Why It Matters – Apr 19

PA Schools Work

Monday, April 19 at noon we will be joined by Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children to talk about the need for more funding for career and technical education in Pennsylvania. They will discuss why...

PA’s School Counselor Shortage: New Report Quantifies A Problem That Is More Important Than Ever – Mar 31

PA Schools Work

Wednesday, March 31 at noon we will be joined by the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association to talk about their new report that outlines just how dire the school counselor shortage is in our...

April Education First Compact: Advancing Diversity in STEM Careers – Apr 1

Philadelphia Education Fund

From Hidden Figures to Industry Leaders: Advancing Diversity in STEM Careers After nearly 20 years of investment in STEM equity, what have we learned? How are past efforts informing the newest...

Phila. AmeriCorps Alumni Chapter Launch Party – Apr 22

Philadelphia AmeriCorps Alumni Chapter

Meet other AmeriCorps Alums in Philly, learn about our alumni chapter, hear from guest speakers, and get ready for a successful year! Date and Time: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 5:30-7:00 PM...

18th Annual Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation – Apr 11

Philadelphia Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation

The 18th annual Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation honors the SPIRIT of prior Walks with a VIRTUAL 2021 Peace Walk. All are invited to join us at our FREE ZOOM GATHERING. This year’s...

First Time Home Buyer Webinar Series – Apr 26

Urban Affairs Coalition

As part of , our employer-assisted housing program funded by the City of Philadelphia, we’re offering a FREE First Time Homebuyer Webinar that’s open to the public. The workshop is geared...

One Year Later: How COVID Has Affected Bethesda Project’s Our Brothers’ Place Shelter – Mar 30

Bethesda Project

Join us for an enlightening discussion with Kharisma Goldston, Shelter Director at Bethesda Project’s Our Brothers’ Place. Learn how the site operated before the pandemic, adapted to...

New Resources

Global Youth Service Day Ideas: Advocate and Connect Volunteering With Voting

Youth Service America

Global Youth Service Day is the largest youth service and civic action event in the world and the only one that celebrates and builds the capacity of all youth ages 5-25 to help our communities and...

How the American Rescue Plan Will Help Philadelphia Families and Reduce Poverty

City of Philadelphia

The American Rescue Plan has the potential to help lift millions of Americans, including Philadelphians, out of poverty. This could be life-changing, not only for Philadelphia families, but for our...

CDC Survey Shows Strain on Families, Students from Remote Learning

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released survey results showing that American families have been strained by school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic and suffer high levels of...

Policy Brief: The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation, Race, and Ethnicity in 2020

Institute for Women's Policy Research

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) published a policy brief outlining the gender and racial earnings gaps present in 2020. According to IWPR’s analysis, women earned less than men...

Anti-Racist Resource Guide: Anti-Asian Hate Resources

Impact100 Philadelphia

Over the past year, incidents of discrimination, harassment, racism, and violence against members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community have increased. The senseless killing of...

National STEM Coalition: YouTube Channel – COVID Learning Loss in the STEM Subjects

National STEM Coalitiion

National STEM Coalition now has a YouTube Channel! Subscribe for recorded webinars and discussions to stay up to date with national STEM policies. The most recent webinar was “COVID Learning...

Global Youth Service Day Partner Promotional Toolkit – Apr 23-25

Youth Service America

Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) is the largest youth service and civic action event in the world and the only one that celebrates and builds the capacity of all youth ages 5-25 to help our...

Podcast: How to Effectively Help your First Generation Student to Prepare for College

Dr. Stephen Jones

Dr Stephen Jones, Villanova University, has created a podcast titled Education Central. Topics include college access, college success, career readiness, business, STEM and others. This podcast...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts

City of Philadelphia

Over the next few months, the City of Philadelphia will be recruiting volunteers to serve at vaccination sites to support distribution and to share information to get the word out about vaccines. If...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Reimagine the Future of Afterschool: Building Back Better with Youth and Communities – Apr 28-30

Every Hour Counts

The afterschool field sprang into action to meet the needs of their communities and foster more just societies. Now is the time to come together and look forward. At the 2021 Every Hour Counts...

Save the Date and Call for Proposals: Rebuilding for Postsecondary Equity – Apr 30

National College Attainment Network

National College Attainment Network (NCAN) is excited to announce that our 2021 National Conference Rebuilding for Postsecondary Equity: Rising to the Challenge will be held virtually Tuesday,...

Grant Opportunities

Engineering for Human Welfare – May 3

United Engineering Foundation

United Engineering Foundation Invites Concept Papers for Engineering Projects The United Engineering Foundation (UEF) is the successor organization to the United Engineering Society (UES), which was...

Student-Centered Partnerships and Collaboration in Higher Ed

Transformational Partnerships Fund

New Fund Encourages Institutions of Higher Education to Pursue Partnerships, Collaboration Colleges and universities collectively enrolled about 560,000 fewer undergraduates in the fall of 2020, a...

Applications for Library Solar Projects – May 3

EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Solar Invites Applications for Library Solar Projects EBSCO Information Services, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine...

Grade 6-12 STEM Projects – May 1

Toshiba America Foundation

Toshiba America Invites Applications for Grade 6-12 STEM Projects The Toshiba America Foundation is accepting grant applications from grade 6-12 teachers for innovative science, technology,...

Health Equity-Related Sports Grants – May 5

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Welcomes Applications for Health Equity-Related Sports Grants The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award recognizes sports teams, athletes, and community-based organizations that use sports...

Call for Proposals for 2022 Grant for Innovation in Sustainability – May 14

Ray C. Anderson Foundation

Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Issues Call for Proposals for 2022 Grant The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that seeks...

Research Grants on Reducing Inequality – May 5

William T. Grant Foundation

The William T. Grant Foundation is inviting applications for its Research Grants on Reducing Inequality program, which supports high-quality field-initiated studies from a range of disciplines...

2021 Bartol Foundation Organizational Grants – Apr 2

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation

The application for organizational grants is now available on our website.  You must request a check-in call or virtual site visit by Friday, April 2, 2021 in order to apply for our May 3, 2021...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Bi-Lingual (Spanish/English) Journalism Fellow / Montgomery Co., PA (Part-time), PCCY

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

About PCCY Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives and chances of children within the Philadelphia region through thoughtful...

Early Childhood Education Elections Coordinator, PCCY

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

About PCCY Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives and chances of children within the Philadelphia region through thoughtful...

Behavioral Health Policy Coordinator, PCCY

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

About PCCY Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives and chances of children within the Philadelphia region through thoughtful...

Program Director, Harlem Lacrosse – Apr 18

Harlem Lacrosse

Harlem Lacrosse Program Directors help students growing up in low-income communities activate the skills and mindsets to reach their full potential. Program Directors are lacrosse coaches, tutors,...

Teacher Residency Program Info Sessions, School District of Phila. – Apr 8 & 22

School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia is actively recruiting for our Teacher Residency Program for the 2021-22 school year! To date, over 160 passionate and highly qualified teacher residents have...

Grant Writer, OIC of America

Philadelphia OIC

OIC of America (OICA) is a nonprofit organization and the national office of a network of 34 workforce development organizations spread across the United States.  Our mission is to provide...

IT Workforce Programs Regional Director – East Coast

Tech Impact

Be a part of a fast-paced, growing team that provides a solid work-life balance helping our nonprofit clients with Managed IT Services & Consulting and helping our students to grow their...

Request for Proposals: Anti-Racism Training Experience for Staff DEI Team – Apr 12

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM) has embarked on a path for equity and inclusion at the staff level by creating a staff-led DEI team that meets to address the intention for PYM to be a more equity...

Executive Director, Riverbend – Apr 9

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Riverbend Environmental Education Center (Riverbend) is an independent nonprofit organization focused on teaching children in the Philadelphia region to be responsible and caring stewards of the...

Miscellaneous

Building Better Workplace Policies for Working Families – Apr 1

New America

When the COVID-19 pandemic—and the subsequent economic collapse—hit, the United States’ longstanding care crisis was laid bare. A just and equitable recovery will require creative thinking and...

Tackling America’s Mental Health and Addiction Crisis through Primary Care Integration – Mar 31

Bipartisan Policy Center

Join the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) for the release of a new report by the BPC’s Behavioral Health Integration Task Force that offers a roadmap to advance the integration of behavioral health...

A Conversation with a Young Elected Official – Mar 31

Campus Vote Project

Join the Campus Vote Project on Wednesday, March 31st from 5:00-5:45 pm for A Conversation with a Young Elected Official. We will be joined by Allegheny County At-Large Councilwoman Bethany Hallam....

How to Define Your Competitive Advantage and Transform Your Social Change Organization – Apr 14

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

Do you view competition as something reserved for the for-profit world? Think that your competitive advantage is simply a rephrasing of your mission statement? The fact is that all organizations are...

In-Person & Virtual Science Teacher Professional Development Opportunity – Apr 18

Penn State Center for Science and the Schools

Shaping Authentic Practices by Engaging in Modeling of A Topic with Teachers to Explore Research in Science (SHAPE MATTERS) will occur in person at Penn State University, University Park from June...

Community Engagement Panel Program for AmeriCorps Members/Alumni – Apr 6

Merrimack College

AmeriCorps Members and Alumni: Are you seeking a way to take your AmeriCorps experience and continue to make community impact? You are invited to attend a special Zoom webinar that has been designed...

Democratic Engagement

Global Youth Service Day Ideas: Advocate and Connect Volunteering With Voting

Youth Service America

Global Youth Service Day is the largest youth service and civic action event in the world and the only one that celebrates and builds the capacity of all youth ages 5-25 to help our communities and...

A Conversation with a Young Elected Official – Mar 31

Campus Vote Project

Join the Campus Vote Project on Wednesday, March 31st from 5:00-5:45 pm for A Conversation with a Young Elected Official. We will be joined by Allegheny County At-Large Councilwoman Bethany Hallam....

College Success Network

Student-Centered Partnerships and Collaboration in Higher Ed

Transformational Partnerships Fund

New Fund Encourages Institutions of Higher Education to Pursue Partnerships, Collaboration Colleges and universities collectively enrolled about 560,000 fewer undergraduates in the fall of 2020, a...

Conquering College Admissions (CCA) Conference – Mar 31

University of Delaware

TeenSHARP and the University of Delaware are partnering to help first generation and underrepresented high school students (in 9th, 10th and 11th grades) with a plan for high school success leading...

Podcast: How to Effectively Help your First Generation Student to Prepare for College

Dr. Stephen Jones

Dr Stephen Jones, Villanova University, has created a podcast titled Education Central. Topics include college access, college success, career readiness, business, STEM and others. This podcast...

K-16 Partnerships

Grade 6-12 STEM Projects – May 1

Toshiba America Foundation

Toshiba America Invites Applications for Grade 6-12 STEM Projects The Toshiba America Foundation is accepting grant applications from grade 6-12 teachers for innovative science, technology,...

Sustainability

Applications for Library Solar Projects – May 3

EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Solar Invites Applications for Library Solar Projects EBSCO Information Services, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine...

Proposals for Sustainable Waste Management Practices – May 1

Environmental Research & Education Foundation

Environmental Research & Education Foundation Invites Proposals for Sustainable Waste Management Practices The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) provides funding and...

Grade 6-12 STEM Projects – May 1

Toshiba America Foundation

Toshiba America Invites Applications for Grade 6-12 STEM Projects The Toshiba America Foundation is accepting grant applications from grade 6-12 teachers for innovative science, technology,...

Call for Proposals for 2022 Grant for Innovation in Sustainability – May 14

Ray C. Anderson Foundation

Ray C. Anderson Foundation’s NextGen Committee Issues Call for Proposals for 2022 Grant The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that seeks...


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