The week of

June 29, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

Recording and Slide Decks: K-16 Partnerships June Institute: Education as Community-Building

PHENND

On June 3, 2021, PHENND hosted our annual K-16 Partnerships June Institute, reimagined for a virtual environment. This year’s theme was focused on our interpretation of what we need most, as we...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps Lightning Talks – Jun 29 – Jul 13

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

Join the Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps for their end of service year Lightning Talks! Starting June 29, VISTA members will host brief presentations to give an overview of their projects, share...

Receive Help Filing Your Tax Return to Get Your Advanced Child Tax Credit – Jul 9 or 10

Campaign for Working Families

You may be eligible to receive the Advance Child Tax Credit (AdvCTC). You must have filed a return in the past two years to receive payments. For tax year 2021, eligible families can receive advance...

Social Justice Youth Workshop – Aug 2-6

Penn State Abington

This camp will focus on using critical thinking skills to examine the social issues youth confront and explore how youth can creatively respond through organizing, political education, and identity...

Save the Date: PHAN’s 2021 Health Conference – Oct 21-22

PA Health Access Network

Each year, Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) brings together advocates, lawmakers, partners, consumers, and experts from around the state for our annual health conference to learn from each...

Why Can’t I Find a Healthcare Provider? – Jul 14 or 15

PA Health Access Network

Sign Up for Our Community Conversation on Health Plan Network Adequacy Please join us and share your experiences and ideas on how to make the healthcare system easy to use for all Pennsylvanians....

New Resources

Internet access: free and subsidized programs to get connected today

City of Philadelphia

The City recognizes that access to the internet will remain critical for families and individuals as we begin to recover from the pandemic. Internet access is essential for all Philadelphia families...

New Article: A Moment of Reckoning

Inside Higher Ed

Juneteenth arrived this year at a critical moment. After a year of pain and protest, we are now seeing an acceleration of increasingly pointed attempts to roll back long-standing efforts to build a...

Introducing Greater Constellations: A 2021 Prison Writing NaPoWriMo Zine

PEN America

Though they have been around since at least the beginning of the 20th century, zines—short for “magazines”—became most commonly associated with the do-it-yourself and punk aesthetic...

Words and Actions: A Pride Month Reading List from One Archives Foundation

PEN America

This Pride Month, PEN America Los Angeles invited the ONE Archives Foundation to create a reading list as an extension of their exhibition, Pride Publics: Words and Actions, in which artists,...

New Article: How are schools fixing the digital equity conundrum?

k-12 Dive

Efforts are underway to measure access and equity to digital tools at the state, district, school and classroom levels. For example, Casey Rimmer, director of innovation and edtech, said his North...

New Survey Results: Reconnecting Recent High School Grads With Their Education Aspirations

Strada Education Network

The high school classes of 2020 and 2021 have endured massive disruption to their education. After graduating from a high school experience that was dramatically different from the one they began,...

2021 Kids Count Data Book

Annie E. Casey Foundation

In the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 32nd edition of the KIDS COUNT® Data Book, the foundation examines the well-being of children across the United States and the conditions they faced pre-,...

Combating Media Stereotypes through Student Journalism

Pulitzer Center

As this school year comes to a close, we reflect on the inspiring projects from students across the world. Today, we’re excited to share powerful work by students in the inaugural Underreported...

Celebrating the 26th Amendment

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition’s 26th Amendment Working Group  has new resources to help you celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 26th Amendment. The national anniversary date is July...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: A Better ‘Transcript’ for Learners and Employers

Inside Higher Ed

This week’s episode of The Key podcast examines an effort to better capture and describe the range of knowledge, skills and experience that learners gain during their time in college. What skills,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Opportunities with the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children (WePAC)

West Philadelphia Alliance for Children

Help WePAC bring the joy of reading to children in Philadelphia! What does WePAC do? WePAC reopens libraries in Philadelphia public elementary schools that were closed due to severe state budget cuts...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Save the Date: Conference on Community Writing – Oct 21-23

Coalition for Community Writing

The Coalition for Community Writing invites you to co-create with us in community, to explore collaborations, and to weave narratives for action in the local, national, and global at our fourth...

Save the Date: 50th Annual NSEE Conference – Sept 27-29

National Society for Experiential Education

50th Annual Conference – Monday, September 27— Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Conference Theme: Celebrating 50 Years: Experiential Education in an Ever-Changing World Click here for: Welcome...

Call for Proposals: AAC&U Annual Conference, Educating for Democracy – Jul 26

American Association of Colleges and Universities

We look forward to gathering again as a community to share ideas, address common challenges, and network with friends and colleagues in Washington, DC. The long-awaited reopening of economies and...

Grant Opportunities

Inclusive Practices for Immigrant and Refugee Workers – Jul 7 (LOI)

WES Mariam Assefa Fund

WES Mariam Assefa Fund Invites LOIs for Inclusive Practices for Immigrant and Refugee Workers The WES Mariam Assefa Fund aims to catalyze economic inclusion, opportunities, and mobility for...

PATH Scholarship Program for institutions – July 14

Ellucian Foundation

Ellucian Foundation Invites Applications for the PATH Scholarship Program The Ellucian Foundation, the philanthropic wing of Ellucian, a global company serving higher education institutions, is...

Color the Spectrum Community Grants for Autism support – Aug 1

NEXT for AUTISM

NEXT for AUTISM Invites LOIs for Color the Spectrum Community Grants NEXT for AUTISM works to transform the national landscape of services for people with autism by strategically designing,...

Kids Run the Nation Grants Program – Aug 1

Road Runners Club of America

Road Runners Club of America Invites Applications for Kids Run the Nation Grants Program Since 2007, the Road Runners Club of America and its Kids Run the Nation initiative have assisted running...

Flexible Support Grant for programs for people ages 50+

NextFifty Initiative

NextFifty Initiative Invites Applications for Flexible Support Grant Program NextFifty Initiative is a Colorado-based private foundation dedicated to funding mission-driven initiatives that improve...

Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps – Aug 2

PennSERVE

We are happy to announce a Request For Applications for grants to support AmeriCorps members to be engaged in Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 response effort, the Commonwealth Civilian Coronavirus Corps....

Program Evaluations – Aug 1

Brady Education Foundation

The Brady Education Foundation aims to close the opportunity gaps between children living in underresourced and/or underrepresented communities and other children. To advance this mission, the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director of Impact & Learning, JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services

JEVS Human Services is seeking a detail oriented, analytical thinker for a new role as Director of Impact and Learning. At JEVS Human Services, we believe in giving people...

College Connection Associate, College Together – Jul 6

College Together

Do you believe that higher education needs to fundamentally change? Are you seeking a team that is building a new college experience in Philadelphia? Are you an advocate of young adults and a...

Community Health Worker – Adult Care and Transition Team, CHOP

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

This position will support the Adult Care and Transition Team (ACTT). The Community Health Worker (CHW) will be interacting with young adults and caregivers that are transitioning from CHOP to adult...

Asthma Home Visitor, CHOP

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

The Asthma Navigator provides asthma education, home visits and care coordination services for children with asthma in the CHOP CARE Network.  Their primary responsibility is to work with families...

Asthma Program – School Ambassador, CHOP

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

The Asthma School Ambassador is a community health worker who supports the Community Asthma Prevention Program in participating elementary schools. The primary responsibility of the Asthma School...

Community Health Worker Clinical Research Assistant (Infectious Diseases), HUP

University of Pennsylvania Health System

Job Description Summary Responsible to assist with study coordination and recruitment for investigator-initiated studies, multi-center research studies, and patient-oriented clinical and...

Program Manager, OIC of America

OIC of America

OIC of America (OICA) is a nonprofit organization and the national office of a network of 31 workforce development organizations spread across the United States. Our mission is to provide underserved...

Individual Giving/Donor Engagement Manager, City Year

City Year Philadelphia

City Year Philadelphia is seeking an Individual Giving Manager (IGM) who is responsible for supporting the overall efforts of the Individual Giving team.  The IGM partners with Site Leadership and...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: How Citizens Can Effectively Communicate with Their Representatives – Aug 31

Campus Election Engagement Project

Celebrate the summer with Campus Election Engagement Project’s (CEEP) Splash into Democracy Summer Webinar Series. Join us on August 31 at 12:00 PM as we dive into how to help students navigate and...

Webinar: Meeting the Moment: Leveraging Federal Relief to Grow Community Schools – Jun 29

National Center for Community Schools

Community schools — a strategy to organize the resources and voices of schools and communities around student success — are needed now more than ever, and new federal relief and recovery...

Stable Housing Is a Critical First Step toward Racial Equity – Jun 29

Urban Institute

Join the Urban Institute to explore the current state of housing stability for Black, Indigenous, and Latinx households and the risks they face, based on research by the Renters and Rental Market...

Webinar: Fighting against Student Voter Suppression – Jul 27

Campus Election Engagement Project

Celebrate the summer with Campus Election Engagement Project’s (CEEP) Splash into Democracy Summer Webinar Series. Join us on July 27 at 12:00 PM as we dive into how to help students navigate...

Democratic Engagement

Webinar: How Citizens Can Effectively Communicate with Their Representatives – Aug 31

Campus Election Engagement Project

Celebrate the summer with Campus Election Engagement Project’s (CEEP) Splash into Democracy Summer Webinar Series. Join us on August 31 at 12:00 PM as we dive into how to help students navigate and...

Celebrating the 26th Amendment

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition’s 26th Amendment Working Group  has new resources to help you celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the 26th Amendment. The national anniversary date is July...

Webinar: Fighting against Student Voter Suppression – Jul 27

Campus Election Engagement Project

Celebrate the summer with Campus Election Engagement Project’s (CEEP) Splash into Democracy Summer Webinar Series. Join us on July 27 at 12:00 PM as we dive into how to help students navigate...

Faculty Updates

New Article: A Moment of Reckoning

Inside Higher Ed

Juneteenth arrived this year at a critical moment. After a year of pain and protest, we are now seeing an acceleration of increasingly pointed attempts to roll back long-standing efforts to build a...

Save the Date: Conference on Community Writing – Oct 21-23

Coalition for Community Writing

The Coalition for Community Writing invites you to co-create with us in community, to explore collaborations, and to weave narratives for action in the local, national, and global at our fourth...

Save the Date: 50th Annual NSEE Conference – Sept 27-29

National Society for Experiential Education

50th Annual Conference – Monday, September 27— Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Conference Theme: Celebrating 50 Years: Experiential Education in an Ever-Changing World Click here for: Welcome...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: A Better ‘Transcript’ for Learners and Employers

Inside Higher Ed

This week’s episode of The Key podcast examines an effort to better capture and describe the range of knowledge, skills and experience that learners gain during their time in college. What skills,...

Call for Proposals: AAC&U Annual Conference, Educating for Democracy – Jul 26

American Association of Colleges and Universities

We look forward to gathering again as a community to share ideas, address common challenges, and network with friends and colleagues in Washington, DC. The long-awaited reopening of economies and...


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