May 11, 2021

Other Local Events and Workshops

Black Lives Matter Movement, One Year Later – May 14

Pennsylvania Diversity Council Chapter Meeting May 14th, 2021 12:00PM – 1:30PM ET VIRTUAL MEETING *Attendees will receive instructions about how to join as we get closer to the meeting The...

Philadelphia World Heritage Week – May 24-28

Mark your calendars! Philadelphia is celebrating six years as a World Heritage City with a week of virtual festivities for the whole family! Philadelphia World Heritage Day was instituted by Mayor...

SP2 SPEAKER SERIES: Evolving Equity and Education – May 13

Join us in conversation with longtime activists and organizers Ben Jealous, visiting scholar at the Annenberg School for Communication, and Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) lecturer...

Bethesda Project 24th Annual Party & Auction – May 20

After all the challenges of the past fifteen months, organizations like Bethesda Project provide a home and a family to people who need it most right now. You can join Bethesda Project in their...

ONLINE SUMMIT: The Fight for Adequate and Equitable Education Funding Post-Pandemic – May 22

PA schools have never had a bailout like this…It may never happen again. PA needs consistency in school funding, and we need your help to convince the legislature that increased state funding...

Connecting the Dots: Integrating Trauma Informed Care with STEM Career Exposure – May 12

In partnership with United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, Sunrise of Philadelphia would like to invite you to participate in a professional development session designed to...

NextHealth PHL editor Queen Muse in conversation with Dr. Ala Stanford – May 20

Join NextHealth’s editor Queen Muse and Dr. Ala Stanford, pediatric surgeon and founder of the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium, for a conversation about the non-profit’s efforts to...

Unity Rally: Standing United Against Gun Violence, Asian Hate and Crime – May 12

Amid skyrocketing gun violence, crime, and a wave of anti-Asian hate, civic and community leaders from all backgrounds will join together for a rally in Chinatown to call for public safety and...

2021 HIV Prevention & Education Virtual Summit: Addressing Racial and Social Inequalities in Healthcare – Jun 1-30

Save the Date for this year’s HIV Prevention and Education Virtual Summit, June 1-30, 2021! More information coming soon. Join us for a series of webinars throughout the month of June,...

A Conversation with Broad Street Ministry – May 26

Join us on Facebook with Crossley Simmons, MSW,  Concierge at Broad Street Ministry (BSM) on May 26, 2021 at 12:00 PM: Discuss BSM’s long standing work in Philadelphia Learn how they have...

Breakthrough: High Dosage Tutoring and Recovery from the Pandemic – May 26

Entrepreneur Breakthroughs is a monthly convening that highlights breakthroughs emanating from Catalyst’s EIR Office Hours. Typically held on the final Wednesday of each month, this 1-hour...

Webinar: The Real Price of College – May 13

For decades, the shortcomings of financial aid have frustrated students and colleges alike. In the Real Price of College project, we have been exploring how negative EFC reveals true student...

Webinar: Basic Needs Insecurity Among Philadelphia-Area College Students – May 27

The pandemic exacerbated long-standing basic needs insecurity among thousands of college students in our city and region. Institutions of higher education worked hard to keep students enrolled as...

PHEAA Financial Aid Assistance Webinars

The month of May begins a new series of PHEAA one-hour webinars on topics associated with affording higher education.  The webinars are conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Some are “Lunch and...

Breaking Ground Conference Series: Incorporating Equity into Regional Recovery – May 17 – Jun 14

The Breaking Ground conference series highlights implementation of the region’s long-range plan, Connections 2045.  As a region of 352 local governments, we are better-positioned and more...

Al-Bustan Block Party at South Kensington – May 15

Spring has sprung and Al-Bustan is celebrating with COVID-safe outdoor block parties with food, music, crafts, voting resources and more in YOUR neighborhood throughout the spring and summer. Join...

PA Youth Leadership Town Hall – May 26

Snider Youth Hockey Foundation has announced the inaugural PA Youth Leadership Town Hall, an exciting opportunity for students and mentors across the state of Pennsylvania to come together for an...

Lunch and Learn: Capacity Building, Stronger Nonprofits, Greater Good – May 26

Demand for nonprofit services continues to grow. Strong nonprofit leadership, and organizations, are critical to the health and resiliency of our communities. As we continue to celebrate our 100th...

Delaware County Bar Association: Virtual Youth Court Seminar – May 13

A coalition of partners under the umbrella of the Cahn Collaborative is planning a virtual youth court seminar with the support of the Delaware County Bar Association for Thursday, May 13, 2021 from...

Mural Arts Institute Presents the Arts + Environmental Justice Symposium – May 17-21

Join us for a week-long symposium exploring the intersection of environmental justice, participatory public art, and the responsive nature of artists during the COVID-19 pandemic. This annual...

New Resources

New Article: The Fight for Diverse, Inclusive, Antiracist and Just Democracies

It requires disruptive change in higher education’s values, use of resources and privileged place in many societies, write KerryAnn O’Meara, Ahmed Bawa, Hugo Garcia, Ira Harkavy, Rita...

New Report: Ready to Engage

Parents and teachers agree that social and emotional learning (SEL) and service-learning have a reciprocal, mutually reinforcing relationship. Service-learning offers students real-world experiences...

How to celebrate AAPI Heritage month in Philadelphia

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is a commemoration of leaders and everyday changemakers, and those people and communities are represented throughout Philly’s neighborhoods. This...

College Signing Day Virtual Summit 2021 Recording

The College Signing Day 2021 was a virtual seminar that offered soon to be college graduates specific guidance and insider strategies to help prepare for the first steps in the journey to college....

Supporting College Students with Experience in Foster Care

Tips for Maximizing Support for Students with Experience in Foster Care in Higher Education During the Pandemic: Ending the Spring Semester and Gearing up for Summer and Fall This document, created...

The Real Price of College: How Using the Negative Expected Contribution Can Better Support Students

The Expected Family Contribution (EFC), provided after completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), has been a longstanding source of confusion for students and their families....

The Lab Report: Addressing the Housing Crisis

We are excited to release the inaugural issue of The Lab Report, a new e-magazine of the Public Policy Lab at Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts. We created The Lab Report as a venue...

New Report: Greater Center City Housing: 2021, Building on Resiliency

Greater Center City housing markets showed extraordinary resilience in the last year. While the pandemic impaired many parts of Philadelphia’s economy, the housing sector recovered quickly...

Recovery Lab: Lessons from the Pandemic and Implications for the Future

We are thrilled to announce the publication of a report that documents the important work of Recovery Lab, an initiative we facilitated to meet the needs of young people across New York City during...

Updated Service-Learning Resources, Workshops, and Institutes from NYLC

This summer and fall, we are offering interactive online workshops, certificate programs, and institutes for teachers and afterschool educators to support growing your skills in service-learning. In...

Virtual Internship Toolkit

For many young people, summer jobs are a critical first introduction to the world of work. In the midst of a workforce shift to increasingly virtual mediums, we understand that virtual internships...

New Tool: Investments in Implicit and Explicit Dimensions of Place-based Systems Change

Dismantling Disparities in Communities: Resources and Tools to Advance Systems Change New Tool: Investments in Implicit and Explicit Dimensions of Place-based Systems Change – A Tool for Funder...

New Report: Teetering and Worrying: How Businesses Owned by People of Color Are Faring

As policymakers and service providers continue to enact programs to help small businesses weather the COVID-19 crisis, a new report illuminates differences in the experiences of firms owned by people...

Partnerships Classifieds

Remote Volunteer Opportunity: C2C Quest: A Community Experience Supporting the C2C Resilience Fund – May 12-16

Although the covid-19 crisis has capped the number of people we can host inside our Giving Factory, we are still encouraging volunteers, but the pandemic has only increased the need for our services,...

Sojourner Truth Walk: Honoring Our Teachers – May 23

Support Camp Sojourner and Philly girls by joining the 9th annual Sojourner Truth Walk on Sunday May 23, 1-2pm, at Bartram’s Garden for a stationary outdoors event featuring drumming, youth...

Grant Opportunities

Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund – Jun 15

American Psychological Foundation Invites Applications for Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund The American Psychological Foundation welcomes applications for the Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund,...

Changemakers in Family Planning Grant – Jun 7

Society of Family Planning Research Fund Invites Applications for Changemakers in Family Planning Grant The Society of Family Planning and the Society of Family Planning Research Fund believe in just...

Health Equity Scholars for Action Program – Jun 16

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites LOIs for Health Equity Scholars for Action Program The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for Health Equity Scholars for Action....

2022 Young Scholars Program – Jun 8

Foundation for Child Development Issues RFP for 2022 Young Scholars Program The Foundation for Child Development connects research, policy, and practice to help build early childhood systems that...

Neighborhood Equitable Recovery Fund – May 20

Is your community-based organization struggling to serve vulnerable populations due to the COVID-19 pandemic? We may be able to assist you! The Neighborhood Equitable Recovery Fund is a...

Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants – May 18

The purpose of the Challenge Grants program is to strengthen the institutional base of the humanities by enabling infrastructure development and capacity building. Awards aim to help institutions...

2021-2022 Ellis Trust Enrichment Grants for Girls

The Ellis Trust for Girls is excited to announce their Enrichment Grant for eligible girls attending public and charter high schools is now available! Eligible girls can apply to to fund...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Marketing Manager, Tech Impact

Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Are you bright, curious, and confident—the person everyone goes to for ideas and trusts to get things done right?  Then take a look at...

Director of Human Resources – May 25

Pathways to Housing PA is seeking a passionate human resources professional with a “people-centric” approach to be its next Director of Human Resources. The optimal candidate will be someone who...

Chief of Staff, PHDC

The Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC) seeks to hire a Chief of Staff. PHDC is Philadelphia’s full-service community development organization. We’re dedicated to our...

Summer Instructor, Cobbs Creek EE Center

Carole Williams-Green, from the Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center, is seeking an instructor for their summer course. Six weeks, beginning in June 2021, and 5 days a week Teaching...

Deaver Wellness Farm Part-Time Farmer-Educator

Deaver Wellness Farm is our joint project of Lankenau Medical Center, with education programs for youth, a production farm providing +4,000 pounds of fresh vegetables for outpatients experiencing...

Deaver Wellness Farm Manager/Educator

Deaver Wellness Farm is our joint project of Lankenau Medical Center, with education programs for youth, a production farm providing +4,000 pounds of fresh vegetables for outpatients experiencing...

Miscellaneous

Group Coaching for Anti-Racist White Leaders – Jun 2

This virtual series is intended for white people committed to racial equity and justice, who want to deepen their anti-racist leadership through self reflection on personal racial bias and other...

TESOL Essentials Series Summer 2021 – May 14

Interested in teaching or tutoring English? Considering a career in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages? The TESOL Essentials Series is open to anyone interested in the world of TESOL...

Investing in Community College Students: Unmet Demand, Untapped Potential – May 26

Although community colleges have experienced sharp enrollment declines, millions of Americans still say they intend to enroll within the next two years. Demand is strong at the national, state, and...

Webinar: Race in America – May 14

The Asian American Foundation (TAAF) is a new group to strengthen advocacy, power and representation for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. On Friday, May 14 at 2:00pm ET, Washington...

Apply to College Together – Philadelphia’s New College Experience!

Do you know a young adult seeking a supportive and radically affordable college option? College Together offers self-paced BA and AA degrees along with 1-on-1 mentorship and full access to our...

What’s Your Tree Story Photo Challenge – May 15

What’s your tree story? The Philly Tree Plan is holding a photo challenge open to everyone. By sharing your #PhillyTreeStories photos on IG, you can win up to $200 cash, tickets to the Philadelphia...

Upcoming Communities of Practice – May 20

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania (CCNYPA) is pleased to offer you four Communities of Practices this summer!! CoPs are led by campus leaders across New York and Pennsylvania. Storytelling...

Webinar: Better Photographs for Successful Marketing – May 20

Photos taken by volunteers. Sad stock images. And lately, screenshots grabbed from Zoom meetings. These less-than-ideal options are often the reality for many nonprofit marketers trying to create...

Webinar: The Location Advantage: Using Maps to Make Data-Driven Decisions for Your Nonprofit – May 18

Maps and data visualization are vital communication tools for nonprofits communicating the people and places at the heart of their missions. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to harness the...

Connecting Communities: Exploring the Intersection of Health and Economic Equity – May 13

Register today for, Connecting Communities: Exploring the Intersection of Health and Economic Equity at the Connecting Communities® website. Participation is free, but pre-registration is required....

Webinar for Educators: Extra Life: Examining Medical Innovations & Inequities – May 13

A century ago, global life expectancy was in the mid-30s. Today, just a hundred years later, it is in the 70s. In Extra Life, bestselling author Steven Johnson reflects on the many innovations in...

Carnegie Community Engagement Feedback

Carnegie Community Engagement Classification – 2021 ZOOM Meetings The Carnegie Community Engagement management team is seeking feedback from campuses that were classified or re-classified in...

Webinar: How Redistricting Impacts Your Campus Community – May 11

Join us on May 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST for a discussion on how redistricting impacts your campus community. We will learn about the redistricting process taking place this year with Dr. Christopher...

Democratic Engagement

Webinar: How Redistricting Impacts Your Campus Community – May 11

Join us on May 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST for a discussion on how redistricting impacts your campus community. We will learn about the redistricting process taking place this year with Dr. Christopher...

College Success Network

PHEAA Financial Aid Assistance Webinars

The month of May begins a new series of PHEAA one-hour webinars on topics associated with affording higher education.  The webinars are conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Some are “Lunch and...

For Students

PHEAA Financial Aid Assistance Webinars

The month of May begins a new series of PHEAA one-hour webinars on topics associated with affording higher education.  The webinars are conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Some are “Lunch and...

Faculty Updates

New Article: The Fight for Diverse, Inclusive, Antiracist and Just Democracies

It requires disruptive change in higher education’s values, use of resources and privileged place in many societies, write KerryAnn O’Meara, Ahmed Bawa, Hugo Garcia, Ira Harkavy, Rita...

Upcoming Communities of Practice – May 20

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania (CCNYPA) is pleased to offer you four Communities of Practices this summer!! CoPs are led by campus leaders across New York and Pennsylvania. Storytelling...

Webinar: How Redistricting Impacts Your Campus Community – May 11

Join us on May 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST for a discussion on how redistricting impacts your campus community. We will learn about the redistricting process taking place this year with Dr. Christopher...


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