The week of

July 6, 2021

Other Local Events and Workshops

CEA Learning Series: Community Meeting Management – Aug 18

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 host a successful meeting and manage conflict. Date and Time:...

Health Report: Women Working in Health Care – Jul 8

The Philadelphia Inquirer

From lab technicians and cardiac surgeons to respiratory therapists and trauma nurses, health care workers have faced challenges, triumph, tragedy and flat-out exhaustion during the COVID-19...

Webinar: What’s Next in the Fight for Adequate and Equitable Funding for PA Public Schools? – Jul 21

PA Schools Work

The PA budget is signed, so now what? Join the PA Schools Work campaign at our next Lunch & Learn webinar on Wednesday, July 21 at noon to talk about what the budget means for public schools and...

New Resources

New Article: How the Pandemic Widened the Education Gap for Boys of Color

Chalkbeat

Chalkbeat looks at the pandemic’s impact on three Black Chicago teenage boys. “In Chicago and across the country, there is growing evidence that this year has hit Black and Latino boys — young...

PA Schools Work Resources for Public School Advocacy

PA Schools Work

Here are some resources that we hope will be helpful for advocating for public schools: School District Fact Sheets Comprehensive Advocacy Toolkit Special Education Funding Factsheet Career and...

Digital Divide Persists Even as Americans with Lower Incomes Make Gains in Tech Adoption

Pew Research Center

An analysis from Pew Research Center explores the differences between low- and high-income adults and use of technology and digital access. Roughly a quarter of adults with household incomes below...

Video: Opportunities to Cut Child Poverty: Understanding the Data and Evidence

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity and the American Academy of Political and Social Science co-hosted a webinar to discuss the American Rescue Plan and what years of rigorous research and analysis...

LIFTing Families From Generational Cycles of Poverty

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Michelle Rhone-Collins, CEO of LIFT, describes the organization’s experience during the pandemic and her “skeptical optimism” that the country as a whole has learned more about how to help...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: Race, Leadership and Engaging with contrary Viewpoints

Inside Higher Ed

Listening to alternative points of view isn’t a particularly favored activity in many corners of society these days. But it remains one of the best ways – perhaps one of the only ways – of...

New Curricular Resource: Listening Guide for the 1619 Podcast

Pulitzer Center

Hear The 1619 Project come alive with episodes of 1619, a podcast exploring the legacy of slavery in systems and society. Connect your students with the past and present through multimedia...

New Article: The Purpose-Driven Curriculum

Inside Higher Ed

Creating intentionally designed curricular pathways to ensure that graduates acquire the skills and knowledge we value. During the reimagining of higher education necessitated by the pandemic, higher...

New Book: Promoting Equity and Justice Through Pedagogical Partnership

Stylus Publishing

Faculty and staff in higher education are looking for ways to address the deep inequity and systemic racism that pervade our colleges and universities. Pedagogical partnership can be a powerful tool...

Partnerships Classifieds

Writers House Steering Committee Seeking New Member Applications – Jul 15

Rutgers Camden

The Writers House at Rutgers-Camden is seeking 2-3 new Steering Committee members beginning in Fall 2021. These are volunteer positions open to the Rutgers community, including faculty, staff, and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Talloires Network Leaders Conference 2021 – Sep 30 – Oct 3

Tufts University

The Talloires Network Leaders Conference (TNLC), scheduled for Thursday, September 30th from 8:00am (EDT/UTC-4) to Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 2:00pm (EDT/UTC-4), will bring together university,...

Save the Date: Engagement Scholarship Consortium Virtual Conference – Sep 13-15

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC) International 2021 Virtual Conference: Creating Connections and Expanding Possibilities, September 13-15, 2021 Check back for updates to pre-conference...

Grant Opportunities

Grants for Family Members of Frontline Healthcare Workers Who Died of COVID-19 – Dec 31

Brave of Heart Fund

Brave of Heart Fund® Invites Applications From Family Members of Frontline Healthcare Workers Who Lost Their Lives Due to COVID-19 The Brave of Heart Fund® was established in partnership with the...

Wellness for All program – Aug 13

Women’s Sports Foundation

Women’s Sports Foundation Invites Applications for Wellness and Fitness Programs The Women’s Sports Foundation was established in 1974 and works to advance the lives of women and girls...

Wellness and Fitness Programs – Aug 13

Women’s Sports Foundation

The Women’s Sports Foundation was established in 1974 and works to advance the lives of women and girls through sports and physical activity. To that end, the foundation invites applications...

Art and Change Grants, Leeway Foundation – Aug 1

Leeway Foundation

The Leeway Foundation believes that art is a vital tool for community building, self-expression, and individual and collective transformation and can bridge differences, center those who have been...

COVID-19 Trauma-Informed Workforce Initiative Fund – Jul 6

Temple University

Temple University is excited to announce its COVID-19 Trauma-Informed Workforce Initiative Fund, specifically targeting medically underserved urban, suburban, and rural communities impacted by...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Pt-time Math Teacher, One Bright Ray Community High School

One Bright Ray

The mission of One Bright Ray Community High School, an independent, accelerated high school, is to provide quality education to Philadelphia’s adult learners in search of a positive school...

Various seasonal jobs, Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo

What makes the Zoo a unique place to work? Whether you are involved with caring for animals, educating our visitors or working in a behind-the-scenes position in administration, maintenance or garden...

Director of Community & Content, ImpactPHL

ImpactPHL

ImpactPHL is dedicated to growing the Greater Philadelphia region’s impact economy. Through community building, advocacy, content, and events, ImpactPHL aims to create a more equitable,...

Executive Director, Life Science Cares Philadelphia

Life Science Cares

Life Science Cares is a collective effort of the life sciences industry to reduce the impact of poverty on our neighbors. With over 350,000 Philadelphia residents living below the poverty line, Life...

Field Organizer, Civic Engagement Program, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC

General Description: SEAMAAC welcomes applications for a Field Organizer in the Civic Engagement Program. SEAMAAC is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, with the mission “To support and serve...

IMPaCT Training Specialist, Penn Center for Community Health Workers

Penn Center for Community Health Workers

About the opportunity: We have developed IMPaCT, a nationally-recognized, evidence-based Community Health Worker (CHW) model, and there is growing demand from organizations across the country to use...

Assistant Director, Division of Civic & Global Engagement, Arcadia Univ.

Arcadia University

The Assistant Director will bolster University efforts to cultivate civic and community engagement and inspire university stakeholders to strive for positive social impact. Specifically, the...

Digital Navigation Specialist, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC

The Digital Navigation Specialist plays an important role in advancing digital equity in Philadelphia. The Specialist will conduct digital access outreach, phone support, and in-person support to...

Miscellaneous

2022–24 Casey Children and Family Fellowship – Aug 10

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Nominations and Application Open for 2022–24 Casey Children and Family Fellowship The Annie E. Casey Foundation is seeking nominations and applications for the twelfth class of its signature...

Inspiring the Next Generation of Girls in STEM: The Million Girls Moonshot – Jun 16

PA STEM Coalition

Do you care about inspiring girls to pursue STEM careers? Then join the National Girls Collaborative Project to learn about the IF/THEN Collection designed to help ensure equitable gender...

Survey for PA Urban Teachers: Perspectives on Equity

Pennsylvania Teachers Advisory Committee

The Pennsylvania Teachers Advisory Committee (PTAC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) collaborated to explore new ways to elevate the voice of teachers in urban settings into...

Racism and the American Promise: Theodore R. Johnson with Leah Wright Rigueur – Jun 9

New York Public Library

In his new book, When the Stars Begin to Fall, Brennan Center Senior Fellow Theodore R. Johnson lays out the case that national solidarity is the path toward diminishing racism and that a blueprint...

U.S. Dept. of Ed. Seeks Information on the Nondiscriminatory Administration of School Discipline

U.S. Department of Education

The  Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today issued a Request for Information asking members of the public to submit written comments on the administration of...

Year Up Greater Philadelphia Fall Program

Year Up Greater Philadelphia

Year Up Greater Philadelphia (YUGP) has successfully continued to meet its mission of closing this country’s opportunity divide by moving ambitious, determined young adults out of minimum wage jobs...

Camp Mariposa, Children Ages 9-12 – Fall 2021

Jewish Family & Children's Service

Beginning this fall, Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia (JFCS) will be running a local Camp Mariposa, a camp for children ages 9-12 who have been affected by the...

Request for Qualifications A Plan for a City-Wide Cultural Resources Survey – Jun 21

The Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia

The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for individuals and firms to participate in a historic and cultural resources project. Philadelphia is a...

Working with Youth and Families: Self-Paced Online Courses

Development Without Limits

As staff begin facilitating summer programs on the heels of a very stressful year, we wanted to help them get grounded and ready to work alongside youth and families this summer. We really put our...

Read by 4th Survey: Help Young Readers – Jun 14

Read by 4th

Help Philly’s youngest readers in just 5 minutes! Answer a few questions about after school programs to help grow stronger readers citywide. And get entered to win a $100 gift card to Read by...

Join a Summer Community of Practice – Jun 14

Campus Compact

Participate in collective learning and build skills, knowledge, and resources to use in your practice. Campus Compact’s Communities of Practice provide civic and community engagement...

Engage for Change 2021 – Jun 10

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Engage for Change is a regional conference that connects local community engagement practitioners​, including ​faculty, students,​ and​ community organizations​. The aim is to share​ best...

Camp Ginkgo 2021 – Jul 5-30

West Park Cultural Center

Camp Ginkgo 2021 will be a hybrid model outside at the Horticulture Center on Monday/Wednesday/Fridays and busy with fun take-home activities and online sessions on Tuesday/Thursdays! NOTE: We WANT...

2021 Global Youth Justice Trainings – Aug 24-26 or Sept 28-29

Global Youth Justice

The next 2 Global Youth Justice Trainings to Establish, Enhance and Expand Youth/Teen/Student/Peer Court and Peer Jury Diversion Programs are Las Vegas, Nevada, USA this August 24-26, 2021 (Tuesday...

Webinar: The Digital Learning/Assessment Landscape, Understanding What Has Changed & Planning for the Next Few Years – Jun 16

Stylus Publishing

This webinar is aimed at campus leaders and professionals who support faculty as they transition into the digital learning environment, as well as faculty who face the challenging task of identifying...

Faculty Updates

New Article: Four Ways to Age-Integrate National Service

Stanford Social Innovation Review

National service programs can bring together older and younger people to serve side by side, producing a windfall of human and social capital, plus much-needed generational and cultural...

Join a Summer Community of Practice – Jun 14

Campus Compact

Participate in collective learning and build skills, knowledge, and resources to use in your practice. Campus Compact’s Communities of Practice provide civic and community engagement...

Engage for Change 2021 – Jun 10

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Engage for Change is a regional conference that connects local community engagement practitioners​, including ​faculty, students,​ and​ community organizations​. The aim is to share​ best...

Webinar: The Digital Learning/Assessment Landscape, Understanding What Has Changed & Planning for the Next Few Years – Jun 16

Stylus Publishing

This webinar is aimed at campus leaders and professionals who support faculty as they transition into the digital learning environment, as well as faculty who face the challenging task of identifying...


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