The week of

September 22, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Webinar: Global-Local Curricular Connections and Experiential Education – Oct 16

PHENND

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

Service Stories: Episode 8

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....

Other Local Events and Workshops

Esperanza College Minorities in Health Sciences Symposium – Oct 16

Esperanza College

High School students are invited to Esperanza College Minorities in Health Sciences Symposium, a virtual event on Friday, October 16th from 9:00 am-11:00 am.  Students will listen to professionals...

Lunch & Learn about Virtual Service – Sep 30

City Year Philadelphia

City Year Philadelphia cordially invites you to attend our Lunch & Learn conversation about virtual service! Pivoting to virtual service this past spring was no small task, but through this...

Taking Research Public: Tips for Writing Effective Op-Eds – Oct 8

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Please join the Public Policy Lab for our 2020-2021 Professional Development Series.  We will be joined by Elena Gooray, Opinion Editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Caterina Roman, Professor...

Webinar: Nuts & Bolts of Online Performance – Oct 12

Vision Driven Artists

We’re offering a totally new roster of webinars, curated specifically for Philly artists. All sessions will be online and many will feature the voices and wisdom of local artists we know and...

Webinar: Tips & Tricks for Teaching Art Online – Sep 29

Vision Driven Artists

Vision Driven Artists Goes Virtual! We’re offering a totally new roster of webinars, curated specifically for Philly artists. All sessions will be online and many will feature the voices and...

Host Your Own Global Cardboard Challenge 2020! – Oct 3

Fab Youth Philly

For the past five years, Fab Youth Philly has been co-hosting the Global Cardboard Challenge here in Philly. This year, we want to partner with as many organizations as possible to host cardboard...

Fostering College Success in Pennsylvania Virtual Training Series – Oct 7

The Field Center for Children's Policy Practice & Research

We are excited to offer a series of virtual trainings in October, geared towards the Campus Points of Contact for students with experience in foster care at each higher education institution in...

PHENND Fellows Blog

Service Stories: Episode 8

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

Article: COVID-19 and Student Performance, Equity, and U.S. Education Policy

Economic Policy Institute

Emma Garcia and Elaine Weiss of the Economic Policy Institute offer a three-pronged plan for addressing the adverse impacts of COVID-19 on education and rebuilding a stronger system. The COVID-19...

New Census Report: Statistics for Income, Poverty and Health Insurance

U.S. Census Bureau

2019 American Community Survey Statistics for Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Available for States and Local Areas Statistics for More Than 40 Demographic and Economic Topics Support Detailed...

Rebuilding America: national service podcast series

Service Year Alliance

Service Year Alliance is thrilled to partner with New Politics and Evergreen Podcasts on Rebuilding America, a new 10-episode podcast on national service. The first episode is live now and features...

Article: Progress on Poverty, but Immediate and Long-Term Problems Remain

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

To mark the release of the 2019 income, poverty, and health insurance coverage data from the Census Bureau, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity invited reactions and analysis from across the...

Article: Low-Income Parents and Digital Obstacles to Schoolwork

Pew Research Center

According to a new analysis of Pew Research Center data from April, 59 percent of parents with lower incomes stated that their children would likely face at least one of three digital obstacles while...

Videos on Voting by Mail

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project has produced a series of short videos on voting by mail that might be complementary: COVID No, Voting Yes! (On why voting by mail might be important this year)...

New Issue: Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement recently published its latest issue, Volume 24, No. 2 (September 2020). We invite you to review the Table of Contents below and visit our...

Public Policy Lab COVID-19 Policy Briefs, Temple University

Temple University Public Policy Lab

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

Miscellaneous

Student Voting Webinars for Faculty – Sep 24, Oct 1&7

Scholars Strategy Network

Upcoming student voting webinars for faculty hosted by the newly launched Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights, an initiative of Scholars Strategy Network Faculty Organizing in the Digital Age...

Webinar Series: PHLConnectED – An overview for Community Leaders – Sep 29

The City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia will be holding weekly webinars beginning Wednesday, September 30th at 2pm for community leaders interested in learning more about PHLConnectED, a citywide effort to connect...

Freeing Higher Education from Systemic Racism – Sep 22

Haverford College Center for Peace and Global Citizenship

Friends Association for Higher Education’s Quaker Leadings in Higher Education series presents: Freeing Higher Education from Systemic Racism: Cultivating healthy environments to learn and teach...

Webinar: Social-Emotional Learning for an Antiracist Future – Sep 23

Haverford College Center for Peace and Global Citizenship

How can educators create equitable and anti-racist teaching practices and learning environments so that students have the safety to learn in the comfort of their own skin? Join us for a conversation...

PEN Presents: Patrisse Cullors and Joshua Wong – Sep 23

PEN America

Join us for a special event featuring Black Lives Matter movement cofounder and author Patrisse Cullors in conversation with Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong, moderated by comedian and...

Webinar: The Innocent Classroom: Building Relationships that Undermine Bias – Sep 22

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

In this webinar, Alexs Pate, creator of the Innocent Classroom and author of The Innocent Classroom: Dismantling Racial Bias to Support Students of Color, will help educators understand key Innocent...

Call for Nominations: The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award – Oct 1

Association of American Colleges and Universities

The K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education and who are committed to academic innovation in the areas of...

Webinar: Facilitating Democracy: Fostering Civic Conversations in College Classrooms and Online – Sep 28

Campus Election Engagement Project

Last month, Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) held a political dialogue webinar for faculty. The event was very successful, but we heard from many that they were not able to make it. We are...

Webinar: Increasing International Connections for Knowledge Mobilization – Oct 15

Campus Compact

Campus Compact’s 2020-2021 national webinar series takes the great and varied work happening on the ground around the country and brings it straight to your desk. Topics touch on issues of...

Webinar: Pathways of Public Service and Civic Engagement – Oct 8

Campus Compact

Campus Compact’s 2020-2021 national webinar series takes the great and varied work happening on the ground around the country and brings it straight to your desk. Topics touch on issues of...

Virtual Fall 2020 Grant Writing Certificate Program – Oct 6

Temple University Harrisburg

Join Temple Harrisburg Campus this fall for the VIRTUAL Grant Writing Certificate Program! We will cover the basics of grant seeking and writing. Let us provide you with the tools to turn a good...

Couch Party – Virtual Text Banking to Turn Out the Vote – Sep 22

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

National Voter Registration Day is just around the corner. Join ALL IN and Vote For Astra for our first-ever Couch Party, September 22, 2020 7:00 PM: We will be using the OutVote app to remind and...

Protected Spaces: The Rise and Fall of the Public Bathroom in the United States: A Preliminary Research Report – Oct 22

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Please join the Public Policy Lab for our 2020-2021 Colloquium Series. On October 22, Dr. Bryant Simon, Professor of History, presents: Protected Spaces: The Rise and Fall of the Public Bathroom in...

Local Letters for Global Change: A Pulitzer Center Writing Contest – Nov 13

Pulitzer Center

What urgent issues are on your students’ minds, and how can they use writing and media literacy skills to take action? K-12 students around the world are invited to enter the 2020 Local Letters...

Webinar: COVID-19 research with Deaf People who use American Sign Language – Sep 23

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

With urgent COVID-19 funding from the NIH, the Center for Deaf Health Equity conducted mixed-methods study with deaf and hard hearing adults who use American Sign Language (ASL). We created an online...

Temple Upward Bound and Temple Upward Bound Math & Science Spring 2021 New Student Application – Oct 16

Temple University

Temple Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science are currently recruiting 9th and 10th grade Philadelphia district and charter school students for Spring 2021 starts in our programming. UB and...

Free Virtual Tech Workshops for Middle School Girls, Grades 5-8, Techgirlz

TechGirlz

Techgirlz is offering the following free virtual tech workshops in September: Infographics: Proving Your Point With Pictures September 23rd from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Learn how images help us...

Call for Anti-Racism Research Fellow, Collaboratory – Oct 2

Collaboratory

Collaboratory is excited to launch the Research Fellows Program, which recognizes exemplary and emerging scholar-practitioners who are committed to advancing the field of community engagement....

Call for Assessment Research Fellow, Collaboratory – Oct 2

Collaboratory

Collaboratory is excited to launch the Research Fellows Program, which recognizes exemplary and emerging scholar-practitioners who are committed to advancing the field of community engagement....

Campus Compact 2020 Election Series: Solutions Journalism: A Tool for Creating Civic Empowerment – Oct 7

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is pleased to present a virtual series focused on the 2020 Election. This multi-part series is presented as a program of Campus Compact’s Education for Democracy initiative,...

Campus Compact 2020 Election Series: Vote By Design Training Workshop – Sep 29

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is pleased to present a virtual series focused on the 2020 Election. This multi-part series is presented as a program of Campus Compact’s Education for Democracy initiative,...

Youth Service America: Take the ServiceVote Challenge

Youth Service America

YSA’s ServiceVote campaign asks young people to help register, educate, and get their peers out to vote; to connect their volunteering and service to voting and advocacy on the issues they care...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Starfinder Foundation

Starfinder Foundation

The Executive Director will champion Starfinder’s soccer for social change mission and work closely with the Board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through high quality programs,...

Development & Operations Coordinator, Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project

The Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project (YSRP) seeks a Development & Operations Coordinator, a full-time position that will work remotely for the foreseeable future, and subsequently will be...

Director of Operations & Development, The Center For Emerging Visual Artists

Center For Emerging Visual Artists

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) seeks energetic arts management professional with a strong business acumen, excellent communications skills, fundraising experience, and a keen interest...

Director of Math, KIPP Philadelphia Schools

KIPP Philadelphia Charter Schools

Position Overview Reporting to the Chief Academic Officer (CAO) and working closely with School Leaders and Assistant Principals at our six schools, the Director of Math (DOM) is responsible for...

Staff Director of Intergroup Dialogue Program (full-time)

Villanova University

The Staff Director of the Intergroup Dialogue Program works with the Faculty Director to oversee and manage the daily operations of the Intergroup Relations (IGR) program. The Director reports to the...

Chief Marketing Officer, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is an internationally recognized nonprofit organization founded in 1827 committed to gardening for the greater good — using horticulture to advance...

Grant Opportunities

Improving Online Postsecondary Career and Technical Education – Aug 31

ECMC Foundation

ECMC Foundation is accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations, postsecondary institutions, and government entities positioned to help community and technical colleges improve online...

Opportunity Youth Relief Fund

Philadelphia Youth Network

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is excited to partner with The Hive to launch a special fund to address the immediate and pressing needs of Philadelphia’s opportunity youth and alleviate the...

Resist Invites Applications for Social Change, Justice Grants – Sep 4

Resist

Boston-based Resist redistributes resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of social change while amplifying their efforts to build a better world. To help advance this mission, the...

Sorenson Impact Foundation Invites LOIs for COVID-19 Recovery – Aug 30

Sorenson Impact Foundation

The Sorenson Impact Foundation invests in innovative, scalable solutions to the world’s most pressing needs. To that end, the foundation invites Letters of Intent for solutions with the potential...

COVID-19 Relief: PA Statewide Small Business Grants – Aug 28

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

The PA Statewide Small Business Grants will reopen for another and final round of applications from August 10 until August 28. The COVID-19 Relief Pennsylvania Statewide Small Business Assistance...

Citizens Bank Citizens Minority-Owned Small Business Grant

Citizens Bank

The Citizens Bank Citizens Minority-Owned Small Business Grant supports social equity, and will award $15K grants to 100 minority-owned businesses. We recognize that small businesses are an essential...

Grants for Families of Frontline Healthcare Workers Impacted by COVID-19 – May 15, 2021

Brave of Heart Fund

Brave of Heart Fund Welcomes Applications From Families of Frontline Healthcare Workers Impacted by COVID-19 The Brave of Heart Fund was co-founded in May 2020 by the New York Life and Cigna...

For Students

Youth Service America: Take the ServiceVote Challenge

Youth Service America

YSA’s ServiceVote campaign asks young people to help register, educate, and get their peers out to vote; to connect their volunteering and service to voting and advocacy on the issues they care...

Free Educational Live Sessions for Students, Grades K-8

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Register for free, educational and engaging live sessions for students in grades K-8. Sessions are led by Penn faculty and graduate students. The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of...

Faculty Updates

Invitation to Apply: Periclean Voter Engagement Fellow – $250 Award – Sep 21

Project Pericles

Project Pericles, in collaboration with the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition (SLSV Coalition), is delighted to offer faculty an opportunity to empower their students to understand the...

Webinar: Back to School: Perspectives From the American Public on Postsecondary Education – Aug 12

Strada Education Network

In this discussion, Strada researchers and guest panelists will explore findings from the latest Public Viewpoint survey that show how COVID-19 has been affecting Americans’ education, work,...

Online Course: Community Engagement in Higher Education – Aug 24

Merrimack College

The Merrimack College Community Engagement Program is offering the 4-credit graduate course, Community Engagement in Higher Education, online this fall beginning the week of August 24th, with Dr. Dan...

eService-Learning: Creating Experiential Learning and Civic Engagement Through Online and Hybrid Courses

Stylus Publishing

This book serves as an introduction to using online teaching technologies and hybrid forms of teaching for experiential learning and civic engagement. Service-learning has kept pace neither with the...

Unequal Schools and Communities: A Critical Examination of Neoliberal Education Reform

Journal of Urban Affairs

Articles from The Journal of Urban Affairs’ current Special Issue, Unequal Schools and Communities: A Critical Examination of Neoliberal Education Reform, are available for free download for a...

Tufts University: Election Imperatives 2020

Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

Very excited to share with you Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education’s (IDHE) latest — a companion report to last year’s Election Imperatives — Election...

Democratic Engagement

Invitation to Apply: Periclean Voter Engagement Fellow – $250 Award – Sep 21

Project Pericles

Project Pericles, in collaboration with the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition (SLSV Coalition), is delighted to offer faculty an opportunity to empower their students to understand the...

Youth Service America: Take the ServiceVote Challenge

Youth Service America

YSA’s ServiceVote campaign asks young people to help register, educate, and get their peers out to vote; to connect their volunteering and service to voting and advocacy on the issues they care...

Constitutional Exchanges from the National Constitution Center: Online Learning Opportunities – Aug 31

National Constitution Center

As students, teachers, and parents prepare for remote learning in the fall, the National Constitution Center is thrilled to offer free, live classes on the Constitution and nonpartisan online...

Tufts University: Election Imperatives 2020

Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education

Very excited to share with you Tufts University Institute for Democracy and Higher Education’s (IDHE) latest — a companion report to last year’s Election Imperatives — Election...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Virtual Event: The Big in Big Data: Breakthrough Discoveries, Disease Disparities, and Precision Medicine – Sep 8-9

Thomas Jefferson University

SAVE THE DATE! SEPTEMBER 8 – 9, 2020 Big Data has given medicine a new direction and shifted the focus from the disease to the individual patient. Big in Big data is a two day symposium where the...

College Success Network

Improving Online Postsecondary Career and Technical Education – Aug 31

ECMC Foundation

ECMC Foundation is accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations, postsecondary institutions, and government entities positioned to help community and technical colleges improve online...

Covering the Gap: Pieces of the Puzzle to Help Pay Your Education Bill – Aug 11 & more

PHEAA

Since this is the season when families focus on how they will cover education costs, they may be looking for additional information.  PHEAA, represented by Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PA...


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