The week of

September 15, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Service Stories: Episode 7

PHENND

Hosts Sara Guiang & Sarah Kaplan – who have both completed a year of service as AmeriCorps VISTAs with PHENND – sit down each episode to interview a fellow volunteer serving in Philadelphia....

The State of the State and International Education – Oct 15

PHENND

The Community-based Global Learning Collaborative, the Pennsylvania Council for International Education, and the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development are cooperating...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Civic Engagement Conference – Oct 19-22

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

Join us 10/19 – 10/22 for the Civic Engagement Conference! This free, four day virtual conference, is for anyone interested in expanding their work as a community organizer or deepening their...

Philadelphia Children’s Health Insurance Listening Session – Sep 22

Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN)

Are you a parent with children who have Medicaid, CHIP, or Marketplace health insurance? Join us for a listening session to share your thoughts about these programs and earn $25. PHAN is looking to...

Workshop Series: Create Your Personal Brand and Story, Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers

Description: What makes you special? This fall, learn the communication skills necessary to share your personal story. Meet inspiring guests and lay the foundation that will lead you to future...

Workshop Series: Election 2020, Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers

Description: Why is voting important? How does fundraising and campaigning work? Join us as we research and write about THE event of the year. We will discuss important political issues with...

Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition: Service Fair- Sep 29

The City of Philadelphia

You are invited to attend year’s virtual Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition award ceremony and service fair on September 29, 2020. The service fair will be 5:00 – 6:00 The Mayor’s...

Setting the Table for Equitable Recovery: How Food Can Drive Growth & Opportunity – Sep 16

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

Join Mohona Siddique of the Economy League and Reading Terminal Market for the Science Center’s Smart Talk series, as they discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the food economy, and how food can...

The Well City Challenge: Stimulating Inclusive Civic Innovation – Sep 17

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

Get a sneak peek of our soon-to-launch Well City Challenge, presented by Independence Blue Cross. Managing Director Nick Frontino will be participating in a panel titled: The Well City Challenge:...

The Health of Millennials – Sep 16

Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

Our new Impact Labs Program Manager Chelsey Lowe will be speaking at the Innovation Fest during a panel on The Health Of Millennials. Based on a study done by Independence Blue Cross, the panel will...

Rutgers Camden: Virtual Lecture by Nikole Hannah-Jones – Sept. 24

Rutgers Camden

Mark your calendar for an important conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator and lead writer of the New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project,” which commanded the nation’s attention...

Professional Development Opportunity for Executive Leaders – Sep 20

Center for Youth Development Professionals

This Spring, the entire world experienced multiple traumas related to the emergence of Covid-19, and the awaking (for some) to the centuries old systemic racism and white supremacy that is part of...

Climate Week at Penn – Sep 21-25

University of Pennsylvania

Climate Week at Penn is for everyone. You’ve heard of climate change . . . but has its meaning really struck home? We are in a climate emergency. How do we know? Take any statement you’ve...

Conference on Race, Social Justice and Civic Leadership – Sep 30-Oct 2

West Chester University

Registration for the 2nd Annual Ruby Jones Conference on Race, Social Justice and Civic Leadership is now open. Our conference planning committee is working diligently to provide a high-quality...

Parent Cafe: Taking Care of Yourself – Sep 16

Philadelphia FIGHT

If your kids are doing online learning, all of a sudden you’re not just their parent/caregiver – you’re also their teacher, their lunch server, their recess aid, and their friend, all rolled...

Save the Date: Justice, Reentry and Healthcare Virtual Summit – Oct 5-9

Philadelphia FIGHT

The Institute for Community Justice presents the Justice, Reentry and Healthcare Virtual Summit: Coming Together for Social Justice in Socially Distant Times, October 5-9, 2020. Learn more about...

Community Health Training Alliance (CHTA) CHAT

Philadelphia FIGHT

Join the Community Health Training Alliance as we kick off Community Health Training Alliance (CHTA) CHAT. CHTA CHAT is a conversational web series where we talk to the community and service...

Participate PA Election Online Training Series

Keystone Progress Education Fund

If you or someone you know is the leader, staff person, or member of the board of a Pennsylvania nonprofit, neighborhood, or faith-based organization, make sure that organization is a part of the...

Crucial Conversations: Equity in Virtual Learning – Sep 18

KIPP Philadelphia Schools

As a part of KIPP Philadelphia’s commitment to being an inclusive environment where all students thrive, we are hosting a series of crucial conversations about equity in education. In June, we led...

Virtual Parents Open House – Science Learning Resources – Sep 17

Wagner Free Institute of Science

The Wagner Free Institute of Science and John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum are partnering to let communities know about the fun and engaging opportunities for informal science learning...

8th Annual Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition Award Ceremony – Sep 29

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

We hope you will join us at the 8th Annual Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition award ceremony and service fair to celebrate local service leaders who have made a positive impact on our...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: Episode 4

PHENND

Hosts Sara Guiang & Sarah Kaplan – who have both completed a year of service as AmeriCorps VISTAs with PHENND – sit down each episode to interview a fellow volunteer serving in Philadelphia....

New Resources

New Article: Equitable Public Health

Stanford Social Innovation Review

In Precision Community Health, Bechara Choucair offers a four-pillared framework to address historic systemic inequities in public health but fails to confront the power arrangements that undergird...

What Every School District Leader Needs to Know about the Back to School Challenge

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

Over the last few months, the i-Ready team has had a chance to talk to more than 100 district leaders about the challenges they face as they plan for the 2020–2021 school year. We explored their...

Public Policy Lab COVID-19 Policy Briefs

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Temple University’s Public Policy Lab (PPL) continues its series of conversations with experts on the policy impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are publishing three COVID-19 Policy Briefs....

Lesson Plan: A Global Pandemic: Comparing and Contrasting Responses to COVID-19

The Pulitzer Center

While COVID-19 has thrust many of us into social distancing and isolation, the global pandemic also highlights the world’s interconnections. How are communities around the globe combating the...

ALL IN TO VOTE IS LIVE!

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

ALL IN to Vote is a free, one-stop shop for campuses and students to navigate the voting process. This nonpartisan tool was developed by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge in partnership with the...

Continuing Education Opportunities in Service Learning or Civic Engagement

HE-SL Listserv

The following is a recent posting on the Higher Education-Service Learning listserv: I am looking for some continuing education opportunities in service learning or civic engagement. Are you aware of...

Statistics in School Activities from the U.S. Census

U.S. Census Bureau

Statistics in School (SIS) brings school subjects to life using real-world Census Bureau statistics to create materials for use year after year at all grade levels. SIS is:...

Global Teaching and Learning in the Time of COVID-19

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

On Thursday, August 13, 2020, Dickinson College presented Global Teaching and Learning in the Time of COVID-19: Open Access, Virtual Collaborations and New Global Learning Pathways. Facilitators...

A Toolkit for Understanding Local Issues in Global Context, Including Racism and Structural Inequality

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Dr. Nicole Stokes, Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at St. Joseph’s University and Dr. Eric Hartman, Executive Director of the Center for Peace...

Hunger is a Racial Issue: Structural Racism and Food Insecurity – Part 3

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

This brief is the third in a three-part series covering the effects of racism on food insecurity. This installment covers the causes of racial disparities and offers anti-racist policy...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Coalition for Community Writing – Academic Job Market Workshop – Sep 4

Coalition for Community Writing

The Coalition for Community Writing is proud to announce the first workshop in our job market series — to support people on the academic job market to best showcase their community-engaged work. We...

Celebrating National Service Excellence: Virtual ASC Innovation & Leadership Awards – Sep 24

America's Service Commissions

You are invited to join us for the seventh annual (and first ever virtual) America’s Service Commissions (ASC) Innovation & Leadership Awards Reception on the evening of Thursday, September...

Beijing+25: Commemorating a Watershed Moment for Women’s Rights – Sep 10

Georgetown Institute for Women Peace & Security

A virtual event with Hillary Clinton and Madeleine Albright to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the UN Fourth World Conference on Women. The UN Fourth World Conference on Women, hosted in Beijing...

Webinar: The New Education Consumer: What’s Driving Americans’ Interest in Short-term and Online Training Options? – Aug 26

Strada Education Network

In this Public Viewpoint webinar, Strada researchers and guest panelists will explore findings from the latest Public Viewpoint survey that show what is driving interest in training options and what...

Let’s Talk: Unified Giving – Virtual Event in support of Black Philanthropy Month – Aug 26

Brandywine Health Foundation

This is a special invitation to join the Brandywine Health Foundation in recognition that August is Black Philanthropy month.  Our women of color board leaders will share their personal stories why...

The Role of Education Leaders in Promoting Antiracism and Racial Justice – Nov 10

Western PA College Success Roundtable

Join us for an engaging forum with education and racial justice leaders about their perspectives on the roles, responsibilities, and suggested actions of education leaders in promoting antiracism in...

Spanish Language Access and the Voting Rights Act – Aug 25

Ceiba

Ceiba Organizes Roundtable Discussion with Election Officials on Voting Rights of Spanish Speakers in PA On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at noon, Ceiba, All Voting Is Local, and the Lawyer’s Committee...

Community Leader Training Program – Sep 4

HACE Livability Academy

Livability Academy is going virtual for Fall 2020! Please join us for one of our upcoming cohorts, and spread the word to residents and stakeholders in the Kensington / Fairhill neighborhood. What is...

Webinar: Emotional Wellbeing During COVID-19 – Aug 27

AARP PA

The uncertainty we are all experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic poses many challenges at both our workplace and at home. The current environment has created additional stress for many families...

No-Cost EMT Training

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI) is recruiting across Philadelphia for no-cost EMT training in partnership with Drexel University. WPSI is pleased to share the news of our partnership...

Legal Help, Expungement & Birth Certificates – Face to Face Legal Center

Face to Face Legal Center

The Face to Face Legal Center is now open in the Face to Face parking lot (123 East Price Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144) from 12 to 1:30 PM for free legal services: Mondays: general legal intake...

RE-ENTRY SERVICES – Broad Street Ministries

Broad Street Ministry

Broad Street Ministries is providing help with: expunging a criminal record, checking court dates, connecting with someone who shares your experience, staying safe or getting tested for COVID-19,...

Webinar: Scenario Planning: A Practical and Effective Tool for Managing Uncertainty – Sep 16

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

All organizational leaders are facing unprecedented challenges in dealing with today’s global pandemic. Everyone is faced with difficult choices at a time when prospects for the future are wildly...

LaSalle Nonprofit Center Fall Classes

LaSalle Nonprofit Center

Labor day is just three weeks away, and our roster of classes for the 2020-2021 year of fantastic professional development is already available to you online. We are bringing our usual combination of...

Webinar: Driving Culture Change: Inputs for Outcomes – Sep 1

Aspen Institute

2020 Webinar Series | Voices from the States:  2Gen Champions in Action The role and responsibilities of 2Gen Coordinators working within state systems will be highlighted in Ascend’s six-part...

Lunch & Learn Webinar: Public School Advocacy in the New Normal of a COVID-19 World – Sep 15

PA Schools Work

For the foreseeable future, COVID-19 is a part of our everyday lives. More parents and community members than ever before have engaged at the school district level as schools wrestled with their...

Webinar: How Schools Can Use Data, Science, and Evidence to Chart a Path Forward During the Pandemic – Aug 27

National College Attainment Network

Analytic projections and experts all agree that COVID-19 will continue to have an impact on our lives into 2021 and beyond. This new reality is changing the way individuals make decisions and plan...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Steppingstone Scholars: Associate Director of High School and College Readiness

Steppingstone Scholars

Steppingstone Scholars is dedicated to helping educationally underserved students in the Greater Philadelphia region achieve academic success. Steppingstones Academy provides rigorous learning...

Challah for Hunger: Community Engagement Intern – August 28

Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger, a national nonprofit based in Philadelphia, builds communities inspired and equipped to take action against hunger. Each year, we train thousands of young people to combat hunger...

Grant Opportunities

Community-based Youth Arts Education, Equity, Literacy, and Leadership Programs – Sep 15

Alfred and Mary Douty Foundation

The mission of the Alfred and Mary Douty Foundation is to support grassroots organizations and movements in making social change in their communities, with a focus on children and youth. To that...

For Students

Statistics in School Activities from the U.S. Census

U.S. Census Bureau

Statistics in School (SIS) brings school subjects to life using real-world Census Bureau statistics to create materials for use year after year at all grade levels. SIS is:...

Faculty Updates

Webinar: Coalition for Community Writing – Academic Job Market Workshop – Sep 4

Coalition for Community Writing

The Coalition for Community Writing is proud to announce the first workshop in our job market series — to support people on the academic job market to best showcase their community-engaged work. We...

JHEOE Call for Proposals – Special Issue: “Community Engagement in the COVID-19 Reality” – Sep 1

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement, Special Issue: “Community Engagement in the COVID-19 Reality” (JHEOE Vol 25, Issue 2) Guest Editors: Brian...

Continuing Education Opportunities in Service Learning or Civic Engagement

HE-SL Listserv

The following is a recent posting on the Higher Education-Service Learning listserv: I am looking for some continuing education opportunities in service learning or civic engagement. Are you aware of...

Advancing Equity Through Publicly Engaged Scholarship – Sep 21

Campus Compact for Southern New England

Advancing Equity Through Publicly Engaged Scholarship: Transforming Faculty Reward Policies & Practices, Monday, September 21, 2020 To serve all members of our society, our colleges and...

Global Teaching and Learning in the Time of COVID-19

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

On Thursday, August 13, 2020, Dickinson College presented Global Teaching and Learning in the Time of COVID-19: Open Access, Virtual Collaborations and New Global Learning Pathways. Facilitators...

A Toolkit for Understanding Local Issues in Global Context, Including Racism and Structural Inequality

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Dr. Nicole Stokes, Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at St. Joseph’s University and Dr. Eric Hartman, Executive Director of the Center for Peace...

Democratic Engagement

Beijing+25: Commemorating a Watershed Moment for Women’s Rights – Sep 10

Georgetown Institute for Women Peace & Security

A virtual event with Hillary Clinton and Madeleine Albright to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the UN Fourth World Conference on Women. The UN Fourth World Conference on Women, hosted in Beijing...

RESOLVED: Songs of Women’s Suffrage and the 19th Amendment – Aug 26

National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center is offering a series of America’s Town Hall programs about constitutional issues in the news. Join us for a musical world premiere and conversation. In celebration...

ALL IN TO VOTE IS LIVE!

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

ALL IN to Vote is a free, one-stop shop for campuses and students to navigate the voting process. This nonpartisan tool was developed by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge in partnership with the...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

JHEOE Call for Proposals – Special Issue: “Community Engagement in the COVID-19 Reality” – Sep 1

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Journal of Higher Education Outreach & Engagement, Special Issue: “Community Engagement in the COVID-19 Reality” (JHEOE Vol 25, Issue 2) Guest Editors: Brian...

Advancing Equity Through Publicly Engaged Scholarship – Sep 21

Campus Compact for Southern New England

Advancing Equity Through Publicly Engaged Scholarship: Transforming Faculty Reward Policies & Practices, Monday, September 21, 2020 To serve all members of our society, our colleges and...

College Success Network

Webinar: How Schools Can Use Data, Science, and Evidence to Chart a Path Forward During the Pandemic – Aug 27

National College Attainment Network

Analytic projections and experts all agree that COVID-19 will continue to have an impact on our lives into 2021 and beyond. This new reality is changing the way individuals make decisions and plan...

Partnerships Classifieds

Write Away: Grant Writing Internship

Write Away

About WriteAway Creating a digital world where everyone is included and able to express themselves requires addressing the digital divide that exists between those with and without access to...

Write Away: Digital Literacy Mentorship Program Academic Internship Opportunity – Aug 31

Write Away

Creating a digital world where everyone is included and able to express themselves requires addressing the digital divide that exists between those with and without access to technology and the...

Volunteers Needed: Write Away Digital Literacy Mentors – Aug 31

Write Away

Write Away is on a mission to close the digital divide by creating opportunities for learners of all ages to use digital tools for writing and expression. This is especially important now as many...


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