The week of

October 29, 2019

PHENND Events/Activities

18-19 PHENND GEAR UP Report


The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND), operating under the fiscal sponsorship of the University of Pennsylvania, engages multiple campuses across the region...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Workshop: Bed Bug Basics

Penn State University

Free workshop to discuss: What are bed bugs?, Why are they such a problem?, What can I do about them?, What should I not do? WHO IS THIS FOR? Residents, homeowners, property managers, home-visitors...

Real Social Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Effective Collaboration and Partnership – Nov 2

American Public Health Association

Are you interested in best practices for collaboration and effective partnership for social change in global health? Please join us for the Community Based Primary Health Care (CBPHC) Pre-Conference:...

Leadership, Law Enforcement, and Love: Attacking Anti-Semitism and Racism in the Commonwealth – Nov 4

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

Monday, November 4, 2019 | Evening Discussion w/Q&A | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Salem Baptist Church | 2741 Woodland Road | Abington, PA 19001 Moderated by Reverend Marshall Paul Hughes Mitchell,...

2019 Fall Institute: Best Practices in Adult Education – Nov 2

City of Philadelphia Office of Adult Education

Grab your seat for the 2019 Fall Institute! The Office of Adult Education invites you to attend the 2019 Fall Institute: Best Practices in Adult Education with the theme Cultivating Stronger,...

The Reunion Project – Nov 23

Philadelphia FIGHT

The Reunion Project is a free celebratory event for long term HIV/AIDS survivors. About this Event This year, Philadelphia is proudly hosting The Reunion Project for the fourth time in honor of those...

Guide to Finding & Getting Grants – Nov 12

La Salle Nonprofit Center

Date and Time: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – 09:00 am to 04:00 pm Location: Ballard Spahr, LLP – 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 This step-by-step user-friendly guide will walk...

A.I. and Its Impact on the Way People Learn and Build Careers, Nov. 8

Pennsylvania Career Development Association

PACDA Presents: Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on the Way People Learn and Build Careers Date and Time: Friday, November 8, 2019, 7:45-10:00 AM Location: The Pyramid Club – 52nd Floor,...

Professional Development Opportunity: Artistic Journaling, Nov. 7

BuildABridge International

Artistic Journaling – experience the joy of journaling as an individual, facilitator and its therapeutic value. Taught by BuildaBridge Restorative Artist, Liz Green, MSW. Date and Time:...

Women’s Transportation Seminar, Student Chapter – Resume Workshop, Nov. 2

WTS Philadelphia

The goal of the WTS (Women’s Transportation Seminar) – Student Chapter is to foster and develop students’ interest in the field of transportation via professional development programs,...

The Annual First Person Arts Festival, Nov. 3-16

First Person Arts

The Annual First Person Arts Festival is a vital part of Philadelphia’s cultural landscape. It is the only festival of-its-kind in the world dedicated to presenting art based on real life stories...

New Resources

2020 Greater Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN NOMINATIONS CLOSE: NOVEMBER 10, 2020 Greater Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards OVERVIEW: The 2020 Greater Philadelphia Social Innovations Awards celebrates the Social...

Overlooked No More: Advancing the Anchor Framework to Arts and Culture Organizations

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City

Arts and culture organizations can play a more powerful role in shaping community development in low-income communities by adopting and adapting key strategies used by traditional ‘anchor’...

Creating Space for Democracy: A Primer on Dialogue and Deliberation in Higher Education

Stylus Publishing

For the Next Generation of Democratic Citizens: Creating Space for Democracy: A Primer on Dialogue and Deliberation in Higher Education, Edited by Nicholas V. Longo and Timothy J. Shaffer. We live...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteers needed, College Application Completion Day

Philadelphia College Prep Rountable

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 9:00 AM (EST) to Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 3:00 PM (EST) WHERE Murrell Dobbins Career and Technical Education High School 2150 West Lehigh Avenue Philadelphia,...

Coalition Against Hunger: Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

The Holiday season is almost here! This is the time of year when we reflect on all we have, feel grateful for our friends and family, and give back to our communities. With this holiday giving spirit...

Volunteers Needed: Fight To Learn After School Program

Fight to Learn

Join our wonderful organization as we are in need of volunteers/tutors to work with the at risk children ages 5 to 10 a minimum of two days a week in our after school program.  Become a part...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Global Citizen Forum: Struggles, Strategies, and Solutions for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Higher Education

Drake University

Drake University, in conjunction with our South African partner institution, University of KwaZulu-Natal, will host a global conference on equity and inclusion in higher education March 4-7, 2020 to...

Grant Opportunities

Proposals for Waste Management Practices – Dec 1

Environmental Research & Education Foundation

Environmental Research & Education Foundation Invites Proposals for Waste Management Practices The Environmental Research & Education Foundation provides funding for scientific research on,...

2020 Teacher as Researcher Grant – May 15

International Literacy Association

International Literacy Association Invites Applications for 2020 Teacher as Researcher Grant The International Literacy Association works to empower educators, inspire students, and provide leaders...

K-12 Music Programs – Dec 31

Classics for Kids Foundation

Classics for Kids Foundation Invites Applications From K-12 Music Programs The Classics for Kids Foundation believes that playing a stringed instrument can transform a child, giving them experiences...

Small Grants for Archival Projects – Dec 2

Society of American Archivists

Society of American Archivists Invites Applications for Archival Projects The Society of American Archivists works to promote the value and diversity of archives and archivists. Through its grant...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Recruitment Coordinator at Enriched Schools

Enriched Schools

Title: Recruitment Coordinator Location: Philadelphia, PA Organization: Enriched Schools Position type: Full-time, with benefits Contact: Tess Gardephe Philadelphia Regional Manager, Enriched...

Director of Diversity and Inclusion, St. Joseph’s Prep

St. Joseph's Preparatory School

The role of the Director of Diversity and Inclusion is to foster and support the Prep’s diversity and inclusion statement and to ensure that this commitment is understood and implemented across the...

Sr Coordinator, Community Engagement Learning Programs, Temple University

Temple University

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. The College of Liberal Arts is home to 38 undergraduate majors, 38 minors, 22...

Assistant Director, Diversity Initiatives & Community Relations, Temple University

Temple University

The Assistant Director of Diversity Initiatives & Community Relations assists with overall development and management of recruitment strategies, particularly as it relates to diversifying the...

Assistant Director for Undergraduate Strategic Initiatives, Temple University

Temple University

In collaboration with the Associate Vice Provost, the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Strategic Initiatives will recommend, develop, advance, support, and evaluate strategic initiatives,...

Drama Coordinator, ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships

After School Activities Partnerships

Are you a creative thinker who is passionate about giving children the opportunity to tell their own stories and who is committed to strengthening communities through partnership and collaboration?...

Foster Grandparent Program Manager, Serve Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia

Serve Philadelphia is committed to reducing barriers, increasing knowledge and expanding capacity to promote active participation among Philadelphians so that everyone is empowered to create lasting...

Rebuild Workforce Development Coordinator, Managing Director’s Office

City of Philadelphia

The Managing Director’s Office (MDO) manages and oversees the operations of the City, including the Rebuilding Communities Initiative (Rebuild). Rebuild is an MDO initiative to improve physical...

Philly Reading Coaches Site Coordinator (Pt-time)

City of Philadelphia

Philly Reading Coaches (PRC) is a new program, based on proven models, that combines early reading support, access to books, and community volunteers to boost reading skills for our city’s...

Director of Early Childhood Education, Mayor’s Office of Education

City of Philadelphia

The Mayors Office of Education sits within a nexus of work that requires intentional collaboration with a myriad of organizations and individuals from City Council, the School District of...

WPSI Is Now Recruiting for Training and Job Opportunities As a Patient Sitter at CHOP, Apply by Nov. 8

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

Who Should Apply? – Motivated, care-focused individuals who have weekend and over-night schedule availability, professional history working with children, and an interest in growing a career at...


Webinar: The Arts, Social/Civic Engagement, and Innovation – Oct 30

Corporation for National and Community Service

RSVP for the October Research and Evidence Webinar The Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) invites you to join our Research and...

Survey on Nonprofit Communication

Temple University

Help us build an inclusive nonprofit partnership communications plan! Public Relations senior students at Klein College of Media & Communication at Temple University are focusing their capstone...

Democratic Engagement

Creating Space for Democracy: A Primer on Dialogue and Deliberation in Higher Education

Stylus Publishing

For the Next Generation of Democratic Citizens: Creating Space for Democracy: A Primer on Dialogue and Deliberation in Higher Education, Edited by Nicholas V. Longo and Timothy J. Shaffer. We live...

College Success Network

PACDA Presents: Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on the Way People Learn and Build Careers

Pennsylvania Career Development Association

Join PACDA for an exciting workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the future of work. As career and human resource professionals, we will be increasingly challenged to understand how AI...

The Male Student Success Initiative: Investing in the Success of Men of Color


OVERVIEW A community of belonging. A space to build relationships. The opportunity to have one’s success affirmed. These are qualities of many programs targeting men of color that have become...


Florida College Access Network

FCAN has released a brief which outlines the state’s efforts to strengthen its nationally recognized 2+2 transfer pathway and increase the number of students who earn a degree and enter the...

Mission Accomplished: Supporting Veteran Student Success Webinar

Florida College Access Network

Thu, Nov 21, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST Guest presenters: • Kenneth Nahrwold, Veteran Support Coordinator, USF Office of Veteran Success • Shania Gonzales, Academic Enhancement Program...

Faculty Updates

Creating Space for Democracy: A Primer on Dialogue and Deliberation in Higher Education

Stylus Publishing

For the Next Generation of Democratic Citizens: Creating Space for Democracy: A Primer on Dialogue and Deliberation in Higher Education, Edited by Nicholas V. Longo and Timothy J. Shaffer. We live...

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