January 12, 2021

Other Local Events and Workshops

Penn Museum in the Classroom – Feb 4

Looking for ways to deepen learning in your Social Studies classroom?  The Penn Museum has you covered with a wide variety of Interactive Virtual Learning offerings sure to enrich your ancient...

Healthcare Rights Webinar Series – Jan 15

Are you interested in learning: How the PA healthcare system works? Your rights as a healthcare consumer? How to advocate for yourself when there’s a problem with your healthcare? If so, you...

Black Lives Matter at School: Philadelphia Edition – Jan 13

Join Black Lives Matter at School activists and educators for a conversation about the new uprising for educational justice, Philly-style. About this Event Education activists Tamara Anderson, Jesse...

Confronting Racial Injustice and the Inequities of the Pandemic – Jan 13

School of Social Policy & Practice Speaker Series: Confronting Racial Injustice and the Inequities of the Pandemic Hosted by Ben Jealous, Visiting Scholar, Annenberg School for Communication,...

Money Mondays: a Virtual Financial Empowerment Workshop Series – Jan 25

The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) & Community & Economic Development (CED) are hosting a personal finance workshop series via zoom. Start your week with us as we host Money Mondays, a virtual...

Group Coaching for Anti-Racist White Leaders 2021- Feb 11 or Mar 3

Group Coaching This series is intended for white leaders committed to racial equity and justice, who want to deepen their anti-racist leadership through self reflection of personal racial bias and...

PDPH Info Sessions: COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing – Jan 26 & 28

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) is hosting an info session to answer your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and testing. Experts from PDPH will provide information about the...

Centering Relationships in Virtual Spaces – Feb 4

Building positive, healthy and supportive relationships with children and teens is at the core of our work. Learn about the Search Institutes Developmental Relationship Framework and walk away with...

History of Afterschool in America – Jan 21

They say you have to know where you’re from to know where you’re going! Did you know you are part of a 100+ years history of youth workers in America? Join us for a free screening and...

Webinar: The Business Case for Employer-Assisted Childcare – Jan 28

The COVID-19 crisis has brought to the forefront the challenges of childcare facing many working families. Register now for an important webinar that will share how employers can tap into available...

National Service Opportunity Fair – Jan 23

Join Congressman Evans and learn about the many opportunities for young adults in National Service. Representatives from the FBI, USFDA, Army Corps of Engineers and others will share the...

Virtual Info Session for ITWorks: Free IT Training Program for Young Adults – Jan 13

ITWorks is now recruiting students, ages 18-26, for its Spring 2021 classes in both Philadelphia and Wilmington. Classes will be virtual and will begin March 1. We are holding a free virtual...

New Resources

New Article: A Third of U.S. Families Face a Different Kind of Poverty

Before the pandemic, one-third of households with children were already “net worth poor,” lacking enough financial resources to sustain their families for three months at a poverty level, finds...

New Report: Analyzing Changes in Employment during the COVID-19 Recession by Education, Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

The current recession has had a disproportionate impact on lower-wage jobs and the workers who hold them. Because workers of color and women are overrepresented in the nation’s lower-wage economy,...

Broke in Philly Reporting Project: Zig Zag Series

The winding path to making ends meet in Philadelphia Zig Zag is a series that focuses on how improving one facet of a person’s life —from housing, to education, to business — can establish a...

New Article: Greater Need for Food at Community Colleges

Many advocates argue that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit community colleges, and their students, the hardest. Colleges are struggling to meet greater demands for basic needs. Many community colleges...

Research Brief: Rental Property Owner Perspectives on COVID Challenges

Residential Rental Property Owner Perspectives and Practices in Philadelphia: Evaluating Challenges during the COVID-19 Pandemic This research brief examines the experiences and perspectives of...

Creating Infographics For Your Classroom

From periodic PHENND contributor and local teacher Sam Reed III: Check out my blog post: 7 Tips I Learned Creating Infographics For My Classroom and Side-Hustles. This piece was inspired by my...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed, The Year in Review

This episode looks back at 2020 and the podcast’s eight months of discussions about the impact of the pandemic on higher education and vulnerable college students. Erin Hennessy, a vice...

Miscellaneous

Roundtable on the 2021 Poverty/Opportunity Policy Landscape – Jan 14

Join Spotlight, AEI, and Brookings for a conversation about poverty and opportunity policy proposals most likely to get bipartisan traction in a new era of a Biden administration and a...

Seeking Educators for Paid Opportunity: Building Health Justice Across the Curriculum – Jan 17

Haverford College seeks pairs of middle and high school educators for a paid project designed to improve understanding of the relationships among structural determinants of inequity, health justice,...

Penn State Outreach Readiness Institute: Hope Moon Shot – Jan 22

The Readiness Institute at Penn State is embarking on a mission to help foster hope among people around the world.  Students, educators and members of the global community are invited to share...

Inside Higher Ed Webcast: What to Anticipate in the First Months of the Biden Administration – Jan 21

In this exclusive Insider webcast, you will discover what higher ed leaders can anticipate in the first months of the Biden administration, featuring discussions about: The new COVID-19 relief...

PHL City ID: Philadelphia Municipal ID

The PHL City ID is an optional, valid, government issued identification card that is accepted by all City services and City funded programs. It is available to all residents age 13 and older who can...

Fulton Bank Diversity Scholarship – Mar 26

What Makes This Scholarship Unique? Opportunity for paid summer and holiday break employment. Opportunity for paid internships for college students. Opportunity for full time employment upon...

Data Use in Out-of-School Time, Part I: Bridging Practice & Research Through Continuous Improvement – Jan 21

Out-of-school time programs sometimes struggle to define and measure what afterschool does, and why it matters for kids and families. Too often, programs are asked to measure outcomes that are only...

No-Cost EMT Certification Training, West Philly Skills Initiative – Jan 19

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI) is recruiting across Philadelphia for no-cost EMT Certification Training in partnership with Drexel University. Who should apply? Goal-oriented, motivated...

Free Webinar: Your Guide to a Seamless Online Event – Feb 4

This workshop is designed to give an overview of how to host a great online event. We will be covering tips on how to use and implement your platform of choice into your organization’s mission...

The Fight Against Poverty & Racial Injustice – Jan 19

In response to the racial unrest that our country faced this year, we wanted to hear how AmeriCorps members serving in the VISTA program were using their service to address racism and...

Survey of Internet Speeds and Reliability for Philly Students via PHLConnectED

Broke in Philly is doing a survey of internet speeds and reliability for Philly students getting broadband via PHLConnectED. We have surveys now in English and Spanish.  But since we need to get...

Webinar: AmeriCorps NCCC: Partnering with Parents & Educators – Jan 14

Do you teach, coach, guide, or mentor young adults, ages 16-26, on their career decisions? If so, join AmeriCorps for a brand new webinar event, AmeriCorps NCCC: Partnering with Parents &...

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

TechGirlz is a nonprofit program of Creating IT Futures, a 501(c)3 nonprofit of CompTIA, that inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers....

Public Input Request: PennSERVE’s State Service Plan

As the state agency for community service and volunteerism, we want to ensure that all national service entities are supported, that all Pennsylvanians who want to serve in AmeriCorps or volunteer in...

Webinar: A New Semester for Civic Engagement Opportunities – Jan 12

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is continuing our webinar series for faculty and staff on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 12pm EST, A New Semester for Civic Engagement Opportunities. Register...

Join a Community of Practice – Jan 18

Engage in collective learning and build shared resources, skills, and knowledge to use in your practice. We’re seeking applicants for ten unique Communities of Practice (CoPs) offered...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Site Director, Wharton, SMASH

SMASH empowers brilliant, underrepresented students with rigorous science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, culturally-relevant coursework, and access to resources and social...

Citizenship Instructor and ESL Provider

Job Title: P-CAN Citizenship Instructor – Immediate Fill Supervisor: District 1199C Program Coordinator Status: Part-time, 5 hrs. wk., March – May 2021 Salary: Instruction: $35/hr.,...

Company Relations Manager (Full-time), LaunchCode

LaunchCode is a non-profit solving the tech talent gap and paving new pathways to economic opportunity through apprenticeships and job placement in technology. Since 2013, we’ve launched over...

Candidate Engagement Manager (Full-time), LaunchCode

LaunchCode is a non-profit solving the tech talent gap and paving new pathways to economic opportunity through apprenticeships and job placement in technology. Since 2013, we’ve launched over...

Staff Attorney, Free Migration Project – Feb 5

The Free Migration Project (FMP) is currently hiring a staff attorney. Please find the descriptions for the open position posted on our website. FMP works at the intersection of law and community...

Grant Opportunities

Trauma Psychology Grant – Feb 15

American Psychological Foundation Invites Applications for Trauma Psychology Grant The American Psychological Foundation is inviting applications for its Trauma Psychology Grant program. Through the...

Proposals for Anti-Racism and Anti-Semitism – Feb 4

Morris J. & Betty Kaplun Foundation Youth Board Welcomes Proposals The Morris J. & Betty Kaplun Foundation Youth Board invites eligible nonprofit organizations to submit grant proposals for...

City of Chester Giving Circle Grant Program – Feb 26

We are pleased to advise that the City of Chester giving circle is accepting grant applications. The mission of the City of Chester Grant Program is to support community-based programs and projects...

2021-2022 Pennsylvania AmeriCorps State Grants – Feb 2

PennSERVE is seeking organizations to apply for AmeriCorps program and planning grants. Intents to Apply are due February 2, 2021, and applications due March 2, 2021. PennSERVE will host an optional...

For Students

Penn State Outreach Readiness Institute: Hope Moon Shot – Jan 22

The Readiness Institute at Penn State is embarking on a mission to help foster hope among people around the world.  Students, educators and members of the global community are invited to share...

Fulton Bank Diversity Scholarship – Mar 26

What Makes This Scholarship Unique? Opportunity for paid summer and holiday break employment. Opportunity for paid internships for college students. Opportunity for full time employment upon...

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

TechGirlz is a nonprofit program of Creating IT Futures, a 501(c)3 nonprofit of CompTIA, that inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers....

Faculty Updates

Inside Higher Ed Webcast: What to Anticipate in the First Months of the Biden Administration – Jan 21

In this exclusive Insider webcast, you will discover what higher ed leaders can anticipate in the first months of the Biden administration, featuring discussions about: The new COVID-19 relief...

New Article: Greater Need for Food at Community Colleges

Many advocates argue that the COVID-19 pandemic has hit community colleges, and their students, the hardest. Colleges are struggling to meet greater demands for basic needs. Many community colleges...

Webinar: A New Semester for Civic Engagement Opportunities – Jan 12

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is continuing our webinar series for faculty and staff on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 12pm EST, A New Semester for Civic Engagement Opportunities. Register...

Join a Community of Practice – Jan 18

Engage in collective learning and build shared resources, skills, and knowledge to use in your practice. We’re seeking applicants for ten unique Communities of Practice (CoPs) offered...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed, The Year in Review

This episode looks back at 2020 and the podcast’s eight months of discussions about the impact of the pandemic on higher education and vulnerable college students. Erin Hennessy, a vice...

Democratic Engagement

Webinar: A New Semester for Civic Engagement Opportunities – Jan 12

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is continuing our webinar series for faculty and staff on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 12pm EST, A New Semester for Civic Engagement Opportunities. Register...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Uneven Outcomes in the Labor Market: Understanding Trends and Identifying Solutions – Feb 1-4

You are invited to attend the Uneven Outcomes in the Labor Market virtual conference being hosted by the Community Development staff from the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Reserve Banks of...

Equity for Early Readers Summit – Jan 29

School Kit is hosting Equity for Early Readers, a free virtual summit for teachers, parents/caretakers, and district and state education leaders focused on tools and resources for equity-focused,...

Partnerships Classifieds

Fall 2021 Legal Internships, Public Interest Law Center

Through our unpaid internship program, Public Interest Law Center interns have an opportunity to work on substantive projects that make a real difference in the lives of our clients. At the Law...

Summer 2021 Legal Internship, Phila. VIP – Feb 19

Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports volunteer attorneys who provide free legal services to low-income clients. Position Summary: VIP seeks highly...

Virtual Volunteer Opportunity: Peer Grant Reviewers – Feb 9

PennSERVE is seeking volunteers to review AmeriCorps grant applications. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the grant-making process, develop your own grant-writing skills, and...


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