The week of

January 15, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

Other Local Events and Workshops

2019 Inquiry to Action Groups

Teacher Action Group–Philadelphia

Inquiry to Action Groups (ItAGs) are spaces that bring together educators, parents, students, and community members to focus on topics related to social justice in education, to take action, as well...

Free Citizenship Classes

Philadelphia Citizen Action Network

*FREE Citizenship Classes and FREE (or reduced) Citizenship Application Assistance offered by HIAS PA, the Philadelphia Citizenship Action Network (P-CAN), and District 1199C Training & Upgrading...

Grow with Google Workshops at Parkway Central – Jan 28

Free Library of Philadelphia

Parkway Central Library is excited to host a day of Grow with Google programming on January 28 from 9:00 to 4:30 In addition to workshops and one-on-one coaching, Google is hosting a...

Workshop – Flip the Script from Fear to Courage – Feb 4

Just Act

Workshop Dates: 6 consecutive Sundays, February 4 – March 11, 2019, 6:30 – 9:30 PM This 6-week workshop is designed for those looking for creative tools to use in your change work &...

PA ACE Women’s Network Regional Meeting – Jan 24

American Council on Education

What: Region 2 (Southeastern, PA) Spring Networking Event at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, PA When:  Thursday, January 24 from 8:00-10:00 Where: Bryn Mawr College, Great Hall in Old Library,...

26th Annual Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert (PABC) – Jan 26

Drexel University College of Medicine

The 26th Annual Pediatric AIDS Benefit Concert (PABC) on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 5:00-10:30 pm will be held in the main building on Drexel’s University City campus at 32nd and Chestnut...

My Brother’s Keeper Community Conversation: Highlighting Mental Health – Jan 17

Mayor's Office of Black Male Engagement

The Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement and the Center for Male Engagement (CCP) presents the 23rd My Brother’s Keeper Community Conversation Topic: Health & Wellness –...

Equity Starts Early – Mar 2019

First Up

Early Childhood Conference March 1-2, 2019 Our Annual Conference Conference registration is NOW OPEN! Join us on March 1st and 2nd at University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman Quadrangle to explore how...

Bridging the Gap: Creative Approaches to Workforce Development – Feb 20

Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM With the labor market changing, employers are adapting to cultivate a skilled and well-trained workforce. As the economy improves and the number of...

Nonprofit Legal Clinic – Jan 31

Philadelphia VIP

Where: At a Center City location When: January 31, 2019, 10 AM – 12 PM Are you the leader of an established nonprofit organization? Is your nonprofit organization providing a significant...

New Resources

Planning Together for a Diverse Region

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

DVRPC’s Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report is now available as an interactive story and 2019 Wall Calendar. Featuring photographs taken by staff, it highlights the diverse range of projects from the...

Online Course: Service-Learning by Design

National Youth Leadership Council

June 4, 2019 – August 31, 2019 Online Course offering 3 CEU credits from Augsburg University Backward design is an approach to service-learning which yields more powerful student learning....

Metropolitan Universities Journal – Current Issue

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Metropolitan Universities journal (MUJ) is the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities’ quarterly online journal. Founded in 1990, the journal disseminates scholarship on cutting-edge...

New Book: The Elective Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Campus Compact

Constructing a Successful Application for First-Time and Re-Classification Applicants Edited by John Saltmarsh and Mathew B. Johnson The Carnegie Engagement Classification is designed to be a form of...

New book: Assessing Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

Campus Compact

This book offers a broad overview of many issues related to assessment in higher education, with specific application for understanding the impact of service-learning and civic engagement...

How to Determine Strategic Planning Readiness

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Many organizations use the calendar to determine when it’s time to do strategic planning. It’s been three years, or five years, or even worse, 10 years, so it’s time. Others use a looming or...

Compact Nation Podcast

Campus Compact

Bring higher education community engagement on the go with Compact Nation Podcast! Tune in bi-weekly for conversations with leading community engagement professionals and discussions of new research...

Education for Democracy

Campus Compact

EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRACY was launched to ensure students have the skills, knowledge, and motivation to be active and informed participants in our democracy. As polarization and disaffection threaten...

Donor Retention Timeline

Network for Good

The average donor retention rate is stuck at about 45 percent. A strong communications plan is essential to keeping donors engaged with your nonprofit. Download this easy-to-follow timeline to learn...

National Mentoring Month Toolkit

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

January is National Mentoring Month! National Mentoring Month (NMM) is the largest-scale mentoring campaign nationwide, culminating each year with the National Mentoring Summit. The campaign was...

The Arts and Creativity in Schools

Association for the Study of Curriculum Development

New issue of Educational Leadership: The Arts and Creativity in Schools December 2018/January 2019 | Volume 76 | Number 4 Unlocked articles can be read for free by all visitors. Members and...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Tax Preparers needed

PathWays PA

Help low-income individuals and families move out of poverty by assisting them in maximizing their income tax refund. For many low-income filers their tax refund is their single largest source of...

Interns needed, Philadelphia Community Corps

Philadelphia Community Corps

Philadelphia Community Corps is looking for college interns Philadelphia Community Corps/PhillyReclaim is looking for spring Sales/Green Marketing and Advertising interns for college credit! While...

Volunteers needed for Annual Homeless Youth Count – Jan 24

Project HOME

City seeks volunteers for annual homeless youth count Each year, Philadelphia performs a Point-in-Time Count of all homeless individuals living on the streets, unsheltered, or in temporary shelter...

Leaders In Training Sports Mentoring Program seeks mentors of color

Leaders In Training Sports and Mentoring Program

The Leaders in Training Sports Mentoring Program will be a program that provides youth with responsible and caring adult mentors. Citing statistics that assert that more than 65% of black children...

Volunteers needed, Resume Clinic – Feb 8

KIPP Philadelphia Charter Schools

Resume Clinic: February 8th 3:00pm-5:00pm Join us for this opportunity to provide high school Juniors and Seniors with valuable feedback as they prepare for upcoming internships and the college...

Professionals Needed: Career Chat and Chew Series

KIPP Philadelphia Charter Schools

Career Chat and Chew Series: Select Wednesdays (November thru May) 8:00 am-9:00 am A bi-weekly opportunity for area professionals to engage with high school Juniors who display either aptitude or...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

#CritEdPol Call for Projects: Beautiful Experiments

Swarthmore College

The theme for this issue of #CritEdPol is “Beautiful Experiments.” As identified by Saidiya Hartman (2017), beautiful experiments are the moments, movements, and legacies of resistance,...

Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference – Feb 13

North Carolina Campus Compact

Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference February 13, 2019, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC Registration Deadline: January 25, 2019 2019 marks the 21st year...

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders – Call for Presenters

American Association of University Women

Year after year, skill building leadership workshops are the foundation of the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). We think you, or one of your colleagues, would be an...

2019 Rural College Access and Success Summit – Apr 29

Berea College

  Partners for Education at Berea College seeks proposals for its second annual 2019 Rural College Access and Success Summit, taking place April 29-30 in Lexington, KY. As one of the few...

Call for Proposals: Dispatches from the Midwest: Community, Collaboration, and Critical Perspectives – Feb 8

Midwest Campus Compact

The Campus Compacts of the Great Plains, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin invite proposals for the 2019 Midwest Campus Compact Conference, which...

Grant Opportunities

National Resilient Communities Program – Feb 19

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

NFWF Issues RFP for National Resilient Communities Program The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, in partnership with Wells Fargo, launched the Resilient Communities Program in 2017 to prepare...

Innovations in Reading Prize – Feb 15

National Book Foundation

National Book Foundation Invites Nominations for Innovations in Reading Prize In addition to promoting the best of American literature through the National Book Awards, the National Book Foundation...

Grants to serve homeless women and children – Feb 22

Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia Giving Circle

Giving circle addresses homelessness among women and children The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia Giving Circle – a Donor Advised Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation – is pleased to announce...

Valentine Fund for Visionary Leadership – Feb 15

Valentine Foundation

Valentine Foundation Leadership Development grant applications will be due by February 15, 2019 and awards made by April 1, 2019. This is the only leadership grant cycle for calendar year 2019. The...

Informal Learning Initiative Phase II – Feb 8

William Penn Foundation

The William Penn Foundation (WPF) is excited to announce that we are accepting proposals to enhance and institutionalize organizations’ ability to build young children’s early language...

Building Rigorous Evidence about How to Improve Postsecondary Success – Jan 31

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation’s (LJAF) core objective is to advance solutions that maximize opportunity and minimize injustice. Its investments are focused on criminal justice, education,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Director of Training and Development, Penn Center for Community Health Workers

Penn Center for Community Health Workers

If you want spearhead training and technical assistance for a healthcare organization committed to social justice, this is the job for you! We have developed IMPaCT, a nationally-recognized,...

Program Associate at Summer Search Philadelphia

Summer Search Philadelphia

Summer Search Philadelphia is seeking a Program Associate to mentor a caseload of approximately 35 high school students, building long-term 1:1 relationships over the course of sophomore year...

Director, Strategic Initiatives, Peirce College

Peirce College

DUTIES: This position is responsible for strengthening and expanding the College’s enrollment and revenue growth through various channels. Responsibilities include the development and management of...

Behavioral Health Program Manager, Women Against Abuse

Women Against Abuse

Are you looking for a meaningful career opportunity that will help support the safety of families across Philadelphia? Are you interested in being part of an established, vision-oriented nonprofit...

Clinical Director, Women Against Abuse

Women Against Abuse

Are you looking for a meaningful career opportunity that will help support the safety of families across Philadelphia? Are you interested in being part of an established, vision-oriented nonprofit...

Director of Development

How I Decide Foundation

Founded in 2014, the How I Decide Foundation is an educational nonprofit 501(c)(3) based in suburban Philadelphia.  Our team is composed of academics, educators, and business professionals, and our...

Miscellaneous

Free Customer Service Representative Training and Certification Program

Temple University Center for Community Partnerships

Temple University and PA CareerLink(R) Customer Service Representative Training and Certification Program – Interested in earning a certification in a fast-growing field? Unemployed or...

Webinar – Your Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Direct Mail Appeals That Motivate Donors to Give and Give Again

Charity How To

When: Thursday, January 17, 2019, 3 PM This webinar will lead you step by step through the creation of a powerful and effective direct mail appeal. From concept to writing, design, to printing and...

Free Webinar – Nutrition for Optimal Living

Philadelphia FIGHT

When: January 25, 2019, 12-1:30 PM Register Today for Nutrition for Optimal Living, a webinar giving you the 411 on how you can eat healthy in the new year! This webinar, presented by Philadelphia...

ITWorks Program Recruiting Young Adults for Free IT Training Program

TechImpact

ITWorks is recruiting students, ages 18-26, for its Spring 2019 classes in both Philadelphia and Wilmington, beginning in February. Through 11 weeks of classroom study and hands-on workshops,...

Faculty Updates

Metropolitan Universities Journal – Current Issue

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Metropolitan Universities journal (MUJ) is the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities’ quarterly online journal. Founded in 1990, the journal disseminates scholarship on cutting-edge...

Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference – Feb 13

North Carolina Campus Compact

Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference February 13, 2019, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC Registration Deadline: January 25, 2019 2019 marks the 21st year...

New Book: The Elective Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Campus Compact

Constructing a Successful Application for First-Time and Re-Classification Applicants Edited by John Saltmarsh and Mathew B. Johnson The Carnegie Engagement Classification is designed to be a form of...

New book: Assessing Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

Campus Compact

This book offers a broad overview of many issues related to assessment in higher education, with specific application for understanding the impact of service-learning and civic engagement...

Compact Nation Podcast

Campus Compact

Bring higher education community engagement on the go with Compact Nation Podcast! Tune in bi-weekly for conversations with leading community engagement professionals and discussions of new research...

Education for Democracy

Campus Compact

EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRACY was launched to ensure students have the skills, knowledge, and motivation to be active and informed participants in our democracy. As polarization and disaffection threaten...

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders – Call for Presenters

American Association of University Women

Year after year, skill building leadership workshops are the foundation of the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). We think you, or one of your colleagues, would be an...

Call for Proposals: Dispatches from the Midwest: Community, Collaboration, and Critical Perspectives – Feb 8

Midwest Campus Compact

The Campus Compacts of the Great Plains, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin invite proposals for the 2019 Midwest Campus Compact Conference, which...


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