The week of

March 19, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

Other Local Events and Workshops

Re-entry Peer Support and Empowerment Group Information Session – Mar 25

Philadelphia FIGHT

A space where individuals with shared life experiences of adverse contact with the Criminal Justice Systems come together to support and empower each other through dynamic dialogue, advocacy, group...

History, Memory, and Household Worker Organizing – Apr 4

New Century Trust

Premilla Nadasen, Professor of History, Barnard College will speak on Thursday, April 4, 2019, 6:30–7:30 pm at the Cherry Street Room, Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St, Philadelphia, PA 1910. The...

Getting Paid: Individual Donor Development – Apr 24

Vision Driven Artists

Vision Driven Artists and CultureWorks are partnering on a quarterly fundraising workshop series for artists and arts organizations! This month we will: Learn about different types of individual...

FREE Utility Clinic – Mar 23

Community Legal Services

CLS’ Energy Unit is hosting a FREE Utility Clinic on Saturday, March 23rd from 2-5 pm at Face to Face in Germantown (123 E. Price Street). All of the utilities, as well as LIHEAP and UESF will be...

Philadelphia Civic Trust Information Session – Mar 20

Philadelphia Civic Trust

A Community Based Opportunity for All Citizens to Engage in Public Service, Civic Trusts are new “intermediary democratic institutions” and are successfully piloted in several cities. They...

Workshop: Power and Influence – Apr 22

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

Join PACDC, Philadelphia LISC, and Temple University’s Planning and Community Development Department for a training on Power and Influence to celebrate National Community Development Week! In...

Dual Enrollment Pathways Open House – Apr 3

Community College of Philadelphia

Earn College Credits While You’re in High School. Join us as we provide current and prospective dual enrollment students with information about the College and our high school programs. Date and...

Teaching about Contested International Issues: The Choices Approach – Apr 6

Penn Museum

Join us for a workshop in Philly, Saturday, April 6, 2019, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. During this interactive workshop, you will:...

You’re a Supervisor, Now what? – Apr 15

Youth Fab Philly

Date and Time: April 15, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Location: West Chester University, 701 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Just got promoted to a supervisor, or looking to get promoted? This...

That Old Camp Magic: Creating Engaging Summer Camp Programming – Apr 9

Fab Youth Philly

Date and Time: Apr 9, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Location: West Chester University in Philadelphia, 701 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 In this workshop, participants will be introduced to...

New Resources

2019 State of Education report: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania School Boards Association

2019 State of Education report now online The 2019 State of Education report is now available on in PDF format. The report is a barometer of not only the key indicators of public school performance,...

Democracy’s Future: Proposal to Expand Access to Registration and Voting for a New Generation

Fair Elections Center

Fair Elections Center and Campus Vote Project released the report “Democracy’s Future: Proposals to Expand Access to Registration and Voting for a New Generation” in 2019. This resource...

New Issue of The Leader: The Power of Service-Learning

National Youth Leadership Council

The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) accelerates student achievement in school districts by strengthening academic, civic, and character outcomes through service-learning. We tap into the...

Higher Education Exchange 2018 – Kettering Foundation

Kettering Foundation

The 2018 edition of the Higher Education Exchange focuses on a research question that has structured much of the foundation’s work during the last year: How can an organization come to align...

School District of Philadelphia Kindergarten Registration Information

School District of Philadelphia

This is a reminder the School District of Philadelphia’s Kindergarten Registration process for the 2019-2020 school year is currently open until May 31, 2019. We don’t have to tell you how...

Building Out From The Core: Center City Housing Report 2019

Center City District

The Center City District (CCD) and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC) have released Building Out From The Core: Housing Report 2019, examining housing development in Greater Center...

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

Scientific American

Scientific American recently republished the following article from its 2014 special report on how diversity powers science and innovation: “How Diversity Makes Us Smarter, Being around people...

Campus Compact Community Colleges for Democracy Inaugural Newsletter

Campus Compact

Community Colleges for Democracy – Campus Compact’s newsletter for community colleges Community Colleges for Democracy is a network within the network dedicated to preparing community...

eBook – Service-Learning by Design

National Youth Leadership Council

Service-Learning by Design written by Dr. Sue Root,  is your comprehensive guide to the backward planning process of creating the most effective service-learning units. Explore the three steps...

Partnerships Classifieds

Summer Opportunities for High School Students – Temple University

Temple University

PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAMS Temple offers summer pre-college programs to help high school students prepare for the college admissions process, explore potential majors, and make new friends—even...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Proposal Request: Frontiers of Democracy Conference – Jun 20-22

Tufts University

Frontiers of Democracy is an annual conference hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University since 2009. In 2019, the conference will take place from June 20 (evening)...

Request for Proposals: IARSLCE Advances in Research Webinar Series

IARSLCE

The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is pleased to offer an Advancing Research Webinar Series, held monthly during the academic year....

Call for Manuscripts for IJRSLCE- May 15

International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IJRSLCE)

The IJRSLCE Editorial Board (International Journal for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement) has issued a call for manuscripts for Issue 7 (2019) of the journal. The Editorial Board...

2019 Global EPICS Symposium and Workshop – Jun 12-14

EPICS University Consortium

June 12-14, 2019, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Registration Deadline is May 24, 2019 or when capacity is reached. Space is limited. Register early! This workshop and symposium will include...

2019 Engage for Change Conference – Mobilizing Campuses and Communities – May 22-23

Siena College

Engage for Change, May 22 – 23, 2019, is a regional conference that connects local community engagement practitioners​, including ​faculty, students,​ and​ community organizations​....

Shifting Attitudes: Effectively Interrupting Oppressive Comments in Ways that Heal and Transform

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Date and Time: April 8, 2019, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Mercy College, Manhattan Campus Together with the Luna Jimenez Institute for Social Transformation, Campus Compact of NY & PA is...

Registration Opens for National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

Location: New Foundations Charter School, Philadelphia, PA Dates: April 14-16, 2019 Join us in celebrating 30 years of growing youth as leaders! The National Service-Learning Conference highlights...

Grant Opportunities

Call for Pre-K providers for PHLpreK expansion – Dec 14

Mayor’s Office of Education

PHLpreK is accepting applications for new locations! The Mayor’s Office of Education plans to expand to 3,300 PHLpreK seats in September 2019. To apply for PHLpreK funding and seat, interested...

Next Generation Initiative – Jan 15

Kresge Foundation

Kresge Foundation Accepting Applications for Next Generation Initiative The Human Services Program at the Kresge Foundation has announced a new funding and learning opportunity as part of its Next...

Optics-Related Education Projects – Jan 31

International Society for Optics and Photonics

SPIE Invites Applications for Optics-Related Education Projects SPIE is an international society that works to advance an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light. As part...

Active Learning Center Grants – Feb 1

Steelcase Education

Steelcase Education Invites Applications for Active Learning Center Grants Steelcase Education seeks to understand how teaching and learning best takes place and how smarter, active learning spaces...

Fire Prevention Grant Program – Mar 31

FM Global

FM Global is accepting applications for its Fire Prevention Grant Program Grants will be awarded to fire departments and brigades, as well as national, state, regional, local, and community...

Youth Bereavement Support Services Grants

A Little Hope

A Little HOPE Offering Youth Bereavement Support Services Grants A Little HOPE supports organizations that provide bereavement support services and grief counseling to children and teens who have...

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes – Apr 15

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes Accepting Applications The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North...

Make a Splash Program for youth swimming – Jan 15

USA Swimming Foundation

USA Swimming Foundation Accepting Applications to ‘Make a Splash’ Program The USA Swimming Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming. Established in 2004, the foundation...

Reimagine It Grants for artists

Artfully Reimagined

Artfully Reimagined Invites Submissions for ‘Reimagine It’ Grants Five percent of eco-friendly online retailer Artfully Reimagined’s profits go to artists devoted to creating works...

Host a Quaker Voluntary Service Fellow – Feb 1

Quaker Voluntary Service

Our site placement application is now open with a deadline of February 1st, 2019. We invite your organization to consider serving as one of the service placements for Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS),...

Community Projects in Philadelphia – Jan 31

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Slot machine license fees support community projects The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has established the Local Share Account (LSA) – Philadelphia program to distribute a...

Grants for Middle School Out-of-School Time Programs

New York Life Foundation

The New York Life Foundation is seeking applicants for its Aim High local grant program to support afterschool, summer, or expanded learning programs serving middle schoolers. A total of 26 grant...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Field Liaison/Data Management Coordinator – Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education

Temple University

The Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education in the College of Education is a grant- funded program charged with delivering field-based teacher education programming in a...

Certification Advisor – Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education

Temple University

The Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education in the College of Education is a grant funded program charged with delivering field-based teacher education programming in a...

Director of Curriculum – Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education

Temple University

The Center for Professional Development in Career and Technical Education in the College of Education at Temple University is a grant funded program charged with delivering field-based teacher...

Career Training Manager – Youth Build Philly Charter School

Youth Build Philadelphia Charter School

This Career Training Manager position [click here for the posting] focuses on managing our partnership with Gap Inc.’s This Way Ahead internship program. The top skill needed is an interest,...

Paid College Internship – College Access Site Director, Chester, PA

Let's Get Ready

As a College Access Site Director,  you will recruit and manage volunteer college students who provide SAT preparation and college admissions guidance to high school students. This is a 15-hour per...

Content Creator – ASPIRA

ASPIRA

ASPIRA is seeking a creative online marketer to join the long term effort to transform North Philadelphia neighborhoods through quality education. Thousands of local residents look to ASPIRA schools...

Miscellaneous

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center

Chester Education Foundation

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center Chester, PA, December 4, 2018, The Chester Education Foundation (CEF) is excited to announce the opening of the...

Webinar: The Poverty Stoplight: A New, Poverty Metric & Coaching Methodology

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

In this Webinar Dr. Burt explains how technology today allows the poor to easily self-diagnose their level of poverty and develop a plan to overcome poverty permanently. Instead of relying only on...

Webinar: Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

Happening Wednesday December 12th, 2PM EST This webinar will review Equity in the Center’s Race Equity Cycle framework, share critical learnings from its “Awake to Woke to Work: Building a...

The Family Friends Program Named A U.S. Benchmark of Excellence

Intergenerational Center at Temple University

The Family Friends Program (Intergenerational Center at Temple University-College of Education) Awarded as a Program of Distinction Family Friends, a program of the Intergenerational Center, is one...

Temple University Pre-College Programs for High School Students

Temple University

Temple University has several pre-college programs for high school students designed to prepare them for college, give them experience on a college campus, and even earn college credit and...

College Success Network

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center

Chester Education Foundation

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center Chester, PA, December 4, 2018, The Chester Education Foundation (CEF) is excited to announce the opening of the...

Reaching Out: A Guide to Increasing College Transfer and Completion with a Community-Based Partner, On Point for College

On Point for College

In September 2014, the Department of Education made its first round of awards under the First in the World (FITW) grant program. According to the Department of Education, the intent of the program...

Helping Students SOAR: Quizfolio Tips to Engage First-Generation, Under-Represented Minority Undergraduates in Scientific Inquiry

The American Biology Teacher

Engaging and gauging (engauging) first-generation, under-represented minority undergraduate general biology students through processes of inquiry, critical thinking, and affective learning is vital...

Listening to Our Low-Income Students

Yes We Must Coalition

While there is a growing effort to better understand how to best support low-income students in higher education, too often listening to the students themselves has not been part of the inquiry. When...

High Impact Practices and Low-Income Student Success: What Works?

Yes We Must Coalition

This document brings together representative examples of recent evidence-based literature regarding practices and policies that support the success of low income students....

Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence: A Campus Guide for Self-Study and Planning

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence: A Campus Guide for Self-Study and Planning provides a framework for needed dialogue, assessment, and action to address inequities in higher education...

Faculty Updates

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center

Chester Education Foundation

Chester Education Foundation to open Marie and Cynthia Jetter College and Career Center Chester, PA, December 4, 2018, The Chester Education Foundation (CEF) is excited to announce the opening of the...

Raising Our Voices: Reclaiming the Narrative on the Value of Higher Education

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The 105th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC & U) will he held January 23, 2019 to January 26, 2019 in Atlanta, GA 30303. Click here for a Preliminary...

2019 Engage for Change Conference

Siena College

The Regional Council for Community Engagement is pleased to launch the  2019 Engage for Change Conference. Mark your calendars for May 22nd and 23rd at Siena College. This year we have some exciting...

3rd Annual Sowing Change Conference – Call for Proposals

Susquehanna University

The Sowing Change committee welcomes workshop and session proposals from community organizations, gardeners and higher education faculty, staff and students for its 2019 Sowing Change conference...

Community-Based Research – Campus Examples

Bonner Foundation

Looking into creating a center for community based research? The Bonner Foundation has compiled some CBR-Center campus examples here on the Bonner Resource Wiki.

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Civil Society and Social Responsibility in Higher Education

International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS: Civil Society and Social Responsibility in Higher Education:  . An edited volume by Dr. Enakshi Sengupta, Dr. Patrick Blessinger, and Dr. Craig Mahoney. Emerald Group...

Registration Opens for National Service-Learning Conference

National Youth Leadership Council

Location: New Foundations Charter School, Philadelphia, PA Dates: April 14-16, 2019 Join us in celebrating 30 years of growing youth as leaders! The National Service-Learning Conference highlights...

Indiana Campus Compact 9th Annual Service Engagement Summit – February 25-26, 2019

Indiana Campus Compact

This year’s conference theme, Listen. Talk. Transform., is part of a year-long look into the many forms of dialogue as a tool for crossing differences and improving lives in our communities....


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