June 8, 2021

Other Local Events and Workshops

PACDC Forward Equitable Development Conference – Jun 16-17

Join us from 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM EDT on Wednesday, June 16th and Thursday, June 17th for two days of inspiring and powerful conversations with some of the nation’s most influential voices...

Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month in Philly

Join us this June as the Office of LGBT Affairs and citywide community partners celebrate this year’s Pride Month. There will be many events to attend—both in-person and virtual—including the...

Schooled Live: Education Lost and Found in the COVID-Era – Jun 10

COVID-19 turned much of the education world on its head, with educators and families still sorting through the short and long-term consequences of the sudden switch to virtual school. Join WHYY as we...

Webinar: Computer Refurbishing & Distribution – Jun 22

Please join the Technology Learning Collaborative on Tuesday, June 22, 2:00-3:00 PM for a webinar on Computer Refurbishing and Distribution. During this webinar you will hear from local organizations...

Lunch & Learn Webinar: The State of the Pennsylvania Budget and Education Funding for Public Schools – Jun 9

On Wednesday, June 9 at noon we will be joined by the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Director Marc Stier and Education Voters of Pennsylvania Executive Director Susan Spicka to talk about how...

The Culture of Data – Jun 23

Gathering feedback from program participants is a growing practice among nonprofits and schools. Designing a process that allows people to provide timely and honest feedback that can be actionable...

Creating a Culture of Change: A Panel Discussion on Diversifying Boards – Jun 11

We know that board composition matters to the success of our organizations, but effectively building a diverse board requires more than just thinking about who serves; it’s about creating a...

Webinar Class: Generating Results on Social Media – Jun 17

Social’s popularity lifted it to become a marketing channel equal to or even eclipsing email, websites and media. But is it “hope marketing”or are you generating results with your social media...

Summer of Wonder at the Library – Jun 14

Each year, the Free Library’s Summer of Wonder program engages Philadelphians in virtual and in-person activities that encourage reading and help prevent out-of-school learning loss for...

Celebrate Pride Month with the Free Library

Each June, the Free Library commemorates LGBTQ+ Pride Month with programs, resources, reading lists, and blog posts that celebrate LGBTQ+ voices and stories, and 2021 is no different! Kick off your...

Engaging and Managing Volunteers Training – Jun 17

Join the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service (MOCEVS) for their monthly Volunteer Support Program training. Each month, MOCEVS offers free, virtual trainings on best practices...

West Park Arts Fest Reimagined, Jun 9-12

Join us for West Park Arts Fest Reimagined, a FREE family-friendly festival that celebrates arts and the community! Get information about our virtual and in-person programming. Virtual: June 9-12...

CEA Learning Series: Volunteer Management – Jul 21

The Civic Engagement Academy is about inspiring local community change through training and skills development. Learn how to manage volunteers so that they keep coming back. Date and Time: July 21,...

New Resources

Report on Equity and Education Practices in PA Schools

Over the past four years, members of the Pennsylvania Teachers Advisory Committee (PTAC) have elevated the concern about inequities in the Commonwealth’s education system and expressed the...

Getting Started in Service-Learning: Revised and Updated

Getting Started in Service-Learning is newly revised and updated! National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) is excited to share this easy-to-use, interactive, teachers’ guidebook that covers the...

Change Universities to Change Capitalism

Dr. Ira Harkavy, Associate Vice President and Founding Director of the Netter Center and Netter Center Associate Director Rita Hodges wrote an op-ed, “Change universities to change...

Celebrating Juneteenth

The Free Library joins the City of Philadelphia in recognizing Juneteenth, the end of slavery in the United States, as an official holiday on June 19. The Free Library has resources available to...

New Report: Preserving Philadelphia’s Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing

Quality affordable housing is at risk in Philadelphia. After a decade of robust new home construction or significant renovations to existing housing, the City of Philadelphia is experiencing a strong...

New Article: Four Ways to Age-Integrate National Service

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...

Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP)

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped have officially changed their name to LAMP: Library of Accessible Media for...

First Up, Champions for Early Education 2019/2020 Annual Report

Our 2019/2020 Annual Report is now available! To read and watch our digital annual report, Listening and Leading in Challenging Time, click here. First Up is working to build a society where the...

New Report: Food Insecurity at Urban Universities

Drawing on the experience of students, faculty, and public university administrators at five public urban universities during the pandemic, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities...

Rental Assistance Program Supports Older Youth Aging Out of DHS Care

Transitioning into adulthood isn’t easy and neither is finding safe, affordable housing. After speaking with Khadijah and Natanya, two young adults who are about to transition out of the...

New Research on School-Based Teen Courts

A Group Randomized Trial of School-Based Teen Courts to Address the School to Prison Pipeline, Reduce Aggression and Violence, and Enhance School Safety in Middle and High School Students JOURNAL OF...

Partnerships Classifieds

The Mayor’s Volunteer Corps

The Mayor’s Volunteer Corps connects Philadelphia volunteers to high-quality, rewarding service opportunities that are aligned with the Mayor’s initiatives. The program is coordinated by...

Spruce Foundation, Open Board Application: Learn More – Jun 8 & 17

The Spruce Foundation is an all volunteer non-profit that cultivates next-gen leaders and philanthropists in Philadelphia, PA. The goal and mission of our organization is to give back to Philly...

Grant Opportunities

Decoding Disparities QuickFire Challenge – Jun 25

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Invites Applications for Decoding Disparities QuickFire Challenge Johnson & Johnson Innovation, in collaboration with Janssen Scientific Affairs, has launched the...

Rapid Response Funding Available for Trans-Led Groups

FTG Makes Rapid Response Funding Available for Trans-Led Groups The Fund for Trans Generations (FTG) at Borealis Philanthropy is committed to providing rapid-response funding to trans-led...

Community Grant Program to support biking – Jul 23

PeopleForBikes Invites LOIs for Community Grant Program The PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program provides funding in support of bicycle infrastructure projects and targeted advocacy initiatives...

2021 Fall Semester of Service Grants for K-12 Schools or Afterschool Programs – Jul 9

Youth Service America (YSA) will award Fall Semester of Service Grants of $1,000 – $5,000 each to support K-12 educators to engage their students in semester-long service-learning activities within...

National Days of Service Lead Agency Grants – Jun 25

Applications for grants to engage youth volunteers on 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance, MLK Day of Service, and Global Youth Service Day are now being accepted from nonprofits, schools, and...

COVID-19 Prevention and Response Fund – Jun 11

The COVID-19 Prevention & Response Fund, a community-led effort to invest in neighborhood-based solutions to urgent needs related to COVID-19, opened its second round of applications on June 1st....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Digital Navigation Specialist, 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...

Digital Access Canvasser, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC is looking for a personable and energetic individual to serve as the Digital Access Canvasser. The Canvasser will play an important role in promoting digital equity in Philadelphia. The...

Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement & Social Impact, West Chester Univ

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University (WCU), a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, seeks...

Associate Director, Center for Civic Engagement & Social Impact, West Chester Univ.

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University (WCU), a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, seeks...

Interim Part-time Research Assistant (Temporary Position), Hope Center – Jun 29

The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice at Temple University is seeking an interim, part-time Research Assistant interested in conducting applied research. The Research Assistant will...

Camp Mariposa, Male Mentors Needed – Fall 2021

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...

Qualitative Clinical Research Coordinator, Policy Lab

Job Summary PolicyLab offers an exciting, full time Qualitative Clinical Research Coordinator position for an aspiring or early career health professional possessing strong analytic training related...

Research Coordinator, CHOP

Job Summary Dr. Njoroge’s research involves a particular focus on infants, very young children and their mothers because this research area offers a rich opportunity to identify parenting...

AmeriCorps Program Coordinator, Rebuilding Together Philadelphia

The AmeriCorps Program Coordinator will support Rebuilding Together Philadelphia’s (RTP) mission by participating in all aspects of running two Block Builds, from outreach to working alongside...

Administrative Assistant, Rebuilding Together Philadelphia – Jun 25

The Administrative Assistant will support Rebuilding Together Philadelphia’s (RTP) mission by stewarding donor and volunteer records, recording financial transactions, and providing administrative...

Program Associate, Rebuilding Together Philadelphia – Jun 25

The Program Associate will report to one of Rebuilding Together Philadelphia’s (RTP) Program Managers and will support the implementation of repairs in approximately 60 homes each year,...

Director of The Pennovation Center, 1776

1776 fosters the growth of regional entrepreneurial ecosystems by providing individualized attention through focused programming, community engagement and access to a dynamic network of stakeholders....

Chief Operations Officer, Chester Upland School District

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee the day-to-day activities of functional groups within Operations, which includes facilities, maintenance, custodial services, school safety,...

Executive Director, Curriculum and Instruction, School District of Philadelphia

Manages and oversees the work of the Directors and Curriculum specialists in grades K-12 in the content areas specified in the specialty listed below. Provides leadership in the areas of curriculum...

Miscellaneous

2022–24 Casey Children and Family Fellowship – Aug 10

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

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

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

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

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 (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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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