The week of

April 6, 2021

Other Local Events and Workshops

Black Women Fighting Workplace Racism: An Open Dialogue – Apr 13

West Philadelphia Promise Zone

How Can We Protect Black Women from Racism on the Job? The West Philadelphia Promise Zone’s Workforce and Economic Opportunity Committee presents a virtual discussion on how to stop racism in...

Voting Access and Preparation for Youth in Foster Care – Apr 15

The Field Center for Children's Policy Practice & Research

Every year, approximately 20,000 young adults age out of foster care – of age to vote and with critical interests to protect. Thousands more are in extended foster care past age 18.  These young...

2021 Social Justice Fair – Apr 13-16

Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine, Abington and World Campus invite you to attend our 2021 Social Justice Fair from April 13-16, 2021. Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice will be the theme for this...

WHYY Presents: NPR’s Code Switch Live – Apr 15

WHYY

Join Code Switch hosts Gene Demby and Marisol Meraji and Philadelphia NPR Member station WHYY for an evening of all the things you know and love about NPR’s Code Switch podcast: conversations on...

Creating the Future: Student Media Symposium – Apr 9

Temple University

The media programs at Philadelphia’s Dobbins Career & Tech High School and Temple University’s Klein College present an intergenerational, interactive gathering of media creators for...

Creativity in Communication Workshop Series – Endless opportunities: exploring media, politics, and research through the college experience – Apr 8

Temple University

For students who might be interested in media, politics and research, join Klein College of Media and Communication in partnership with Temple University’s Latinx Media Association in a free...

Making Her Mark Spotlight: Poetry and Movement Building – Apr 8

Free Library of Philadelphia

Movements to expand voting rights have always used spoken word and poetry as modes of expression and connection. Join staff from the Free Library’s Division of Cultural and Civic Engagement and...

Can the American Rescue Act Be a Game Changer for Children? – Apr 9

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

The American Rescue Act can dramatically improve the lives of children, IF our state, county and municipal leaders direct the funds to meet the needs of children. Click here to join us for a...

Scholar Exchange: Learn about the Constitution – Apr 9 & 16

National Constitution Center

This April, we are here to help students prepare for the upcoming Advanced Placement Government and Politics exam. All month long, the National Constitution Center’s team of constitutional scholars...

Do We Need a Third Reconstruction? – Apr 29

National Constitution Center

In light of the critical events and national debates that have happened over the past year and beyond regarding race, rights, and equality, the National Constitution Center is hosting an online...

Remaking Tomorrow: Share your Teaching & Learning Successes during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Apr 14 or 15

Remake Learning

Remake Learning, in collaboration with KnowledgeWorks and the PA Department of Education, will build off of the foundational work of last year, hosting a series of role-specific listening sessions in...

Workshop: Leading with Empathy – Apr 13

Youth Build Philadelphia Charter School

Empathy benefits all members of a community. It promotes trust within an organization by encouraging individuals to understand the needs of those around them. An empathetic approach can aid leaders...

Andre Perry on Race and Land Use – Apr 13

Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance

In the second of a three-part series, Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance (DVSGA) is hosting Andre M. Perry—a nationally known and respected commentator on race, structural inequality, education...

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...

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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