The week of

April 21, 2020

PHENND Events/Activities

Virtual Fair: Service Year Opportunities in Philadelphia – Apr 23

PHENND

Interested in being an AmeriCorps member next year? Join us on Brazen for a virtual info session!  You’ll hear about PHENND’s School Community Partnerships Coordinator positions in...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Making the Transition to Virtual Mentoring – Apr 30

MENTOR Independence Region

Physical Distancing doesn’t have to mean Social Distancing! In response to the social restrictions employed during the pandemic, many mentoring programs are considering changes to their...

Virtual GALILEO-W Conference: Collaboration among Change-makers – May 2

Arcadia University

Virtual GALILEO-W Conference 2020: Collaboration Among Change-makers,  April 17th – May 1st 2020 Our conference site houses video collections from our poster presenters, workshop session...

Teacher Residency Program Virtual Information Session – Apr 21 & May 6

School District of Philadelphia

Event: SDP Teacher Residency Program Virtual Information Session Dates: Tuesday, April 21st 1:00-2:00pm; Wednesday, May 6th, 5:00-6:00pm Registration:  About: The School District of Philadelphia...

2020-21 Compass Philadelphia Prospective Client Information Session – Apr 29

Compass Philly

Compass is hosting an Information Session on new pro bono consulting opportunities on April 29, 9:30-10:30 AM. Please join Compass for an Information Session to learn more about Compass Classic...

Virtual Gathering for Nonprofit Leaders: Communicating in the Time of Coronavirus – Apr 23

Compass Philly

They say every crisis is an opportunity! In this ever-evolving landscape, organizations must decide whether to adapt their communications strategy or stay the course. Nonprofit organizations also...

You’re Invited to the HumanKind Live Book Reveal with Brad Aronson Apr 21

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence

Join Author Brad Aronson for a Live Q&A and HumanKind Excerpt Reveal on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 7 PM. Brad Aronson’s life changed in an instant when his wife, Mia, was diagnosed with...

Webinar: Coping during COVID – Mental Health Maintenance during a Crisis – Apr 24

Community Health Training Alliance

Covid-19 has interrupted the functioning of our daily lives on many levels. Many of us are left questioning how to properly respond and cope with the array of emotions experienced in the midst of a...

Distance Learning During COVID-19 – Apr 28

Philadelphia Education Fund

Join us for “Distance Learning During COVID-19” on April 28th With the extension of school closures now through the end of the academic year, all of us in education are struggling with...

New Resources

New Website: The COVID-Response Site

Philadelphia Organization for Health Professional Students

Check out this site for ideas about how to get involved in the fight against COVID-19! This site was developed by area college students in a collaborative effort with the Philadelphia Organization...

New Article: Universities must help shape the post-COVID-19 world

The Netter Center

We are pleased to send you an article that the Netter Center director Ira Harkavy wrote with his colleagues Sjur Bergan (Council of Europe), Tony Gallagher (Queen’s University-Belfast), and...

SF State U, Psych Students’ YouTube Channel – The Global Classroom: from Class to Cloud

San Francisco State University

Among the many challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, student learning experiences have been impacted immensely and broadly. It has taken away their face-to-face classes, vibrant club...

New Report: State of Center City 2020

Center City District

Philadelphia was beginning its 11th year of growth when we started researching and writing our annual State of Center City report. Then everything changed. We are still releasing the report because...

Maximizing the Impact of CARES Emergency Aid Funds for Students

Hope Center for College Community and Justice

Through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund created in the CARES Act, the federal government is providing $ billion of aid to institutions of higher education in order to provide direct,...

Learn About How COVID-19 is Affecting Education Funding Our Advocacy Work

PA Schools Work

PA Schools Work held a webinar about how COVID-19 is affecting our schools and our advocacy work on April 14, 2020.  Below you’ll find a link to a recording of the webinar, plus some...

PCCY Helps Families Get Health Insurance in Every Language

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

All families in our region should be able access critical information during this health crisis to get the services and support they may need. That’s why PCCY’s Child Healthline is a free...

New Report: Big Ideas for Changing K-12 Advising

National College Attainment Network

NCAN Releases ‘The Data that Matter and the Plans that Work’ Highlighting Big Ideas for Changing K-12 Advising By Bill DeBaun, Director of Data and Evaluation For two years, NCAN’s work...

Hold These Truths play now on film

People's Light and Theatre

While we’re disappointed that this beautiful production wasn’t able to play for a live audience, we’re thrilled to share it with you digitally. Gordon Hirabayashi’s incredible...

EDITION 60: An Insight Into Social Innovations Within the Human Services System and Population Health

Social Innovations Journal

We are excited to announce our partner organization, Woods Services (Woods), joined us to curate and launch our Spring 2020 edition, “An Insight into Social Innovations Within the Human Services...

Op-Ed: What Are We Going to Do About Structural Inequities Highlighted by Pandemic?

NJ Spotlight

BY NANCY CANTOR, PETER ENGLOT ‘Will we act on what we know now to buffer the disparate impact of the next equivalent assault on our communities?’ Higher education — like every sector of our...

New Research: Jobs and Workers Most Economically Impacted by Social Distancing

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, our new research looks at the types of jobs and workers most likely to be economically impacted by social distancing practices. In both the and in the three states...

Fun Ways to Explore Philly’s Heritage from Home

Global Philadelphia Association

Right now we are all staying home in order to keep our families and communities safe. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t tons of opportunities to explore Philadelphia – the first World...

Invitation to Education Idea Lab: Curiosity-Driven Learning for Educators

Slate School

Slate School is committed to excellence in education. We are delighted to present the Education Idea Lab, which is a new unique virtual event series that is free and open to the public. This...

FREE Online Professional Teacher Education Course: Teaching Mathematics with Technology

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

For Mathematics Teacher Educators Rapidly Moving Instruction Online As a rapid response to COVID-19, and to assist faculty in supporting online instruction in undergraduate and graduate mathematics...

New Compass Resources for Nonprofits – Short-term Pro Bono Services

Compass

NEW COVID-19 Response Pro Bono Programs: Quick, tangible, capacity-building opportunities On Demand Consulting On Demand Consulting Projects aim to address a single issue and provide information or...

Community Resource Connects search engine for services

Aunt Bertha

Community Resource Connects: search engine for region’s community services Community Resource Connects a searchable online resource database that individuals, families and providers can use to...

Philadelphia 2020: State of the City

Pew Charitable Trust

At the start of 2020, Philadelphia continued to be largely a tale of success, expanding upon years of economic progress and demographic change. But the rise in violent crime had become a central...

Partnerships Classifieds

Philadelphia VIP – Fall 2020 Legal Internships – June 26

Philadelphia VIP

***One legal internship position available for the fall semester so we are extending our deadline to June 26.*** Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, recruits, trains, and supports...

Is Your Organization Looking for Books to Distribute?

Tree House Books

Tree House Books is still trying to find ways to get books into homes, especially now that we are spending a lot of our time at home! Organizations who need books to distribute to their families can...

Volunteer with Share Food

Share Food Program

Sickness, unemployment, uncertainty, desperation. Let’s face it, so many people are struggling in our current health crisis, particularly those living with limited resources or in underserved...

Be a Community Response Captain

City of Philadelphia

City offers training for COVID-19 ‘Community Response Captains’ Philly Counts, the City’s effort to support the next United States Census, has launched the COVID-19 Community Response...

Grant Opportunities

Immigration Litigation Fund – June 1

Borealis Philanthropy

Borealis Philanthropy Invites Applications to Immigration Litigation Fund Borealis Philanthropy is inviting applications to its Immigration Litigation Fund (ILF). ILF is a national funder...

Solutions That Address Issues of Health, Equity, and Climate Change – May 28

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Invites Solutions That Address Issues of Health, Equity, and Climate Change Cities around the world are taking meaningful action to advance health equity by designing solutions that benefit the...

Youth Literacy Grant Program – May 21

Dollar General

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Accepting Applications for Youth Literacy Grant Program The Dollar General Literacy Foundation was established in 1993 in honor of Dollar General’s...

Timely Social Science Research on COVID-19 – May 21

Russell Sage Foundation

Russell Sage Foundation Invites LOIs for Timely Social Science Research One of the oldest American foundations, the Russell Sage Foundation was established by Mrs. Margaret Olivia Sage in 1907 for...

Transformation Award – May 15

Leeway Foundation

Leeway Foundation Invites Applications for Transformation Award The Leeway Foundation believes that art is a vital tool for community building, self-expression, and individual and collective...

Emergency Agriculture Assistance Grants – Apr 24

Team Pennsylvania

In partnership with Team Pennsylvania, The GIANT Company has provided $250k in funding Emergency Agriculture Assistance Grants to support farms, processors, and other small food businesses in...

AmeriCorps NCCC: Round E Concept Forms Due May 5

AmeriCorps NCCC North Central Region

AmeriCorps NCCC can help get things done in your community.  NCCC deploys teams of young adults to tackle compelling community needs in communities all around the country.  AmeriCorps NCCC is...

Evergreen National Education Prize – July 3

Greenwald Family Foundation

EVERGREEN NATIONAL EDUCATION PRIZE Accelerating Educational Opportunity for All he annual Evergreen Prize identifies and helps scale programs that best help low-income youth access and complete...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Serve Philadelphia VISTA Leader – Apr 30

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

Serve Philadelphia VISTA Leaders: The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is seeking 2 VISTA Leaders to support and grow our Serve Philadelphia VISTA Program. Hone your...

Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps Members – Apr 30

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

Serve Philadelphia VISTA Application: The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is currently accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps. Members of...

Parent Educator, Home Visiting, People’s Emergency Center

People's Emergency Center (PEC)

A certified parent educator implements the Parents As Teachers (PAT) model, emphasizing parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well-being in their work with families....

Volunteer and Youth Programs Manager, National Park Service

National Park Service

This Volunteer and Youth Programs Manager, GS-0301-12 position is located in the National Park Service, Interior Region 1 in Philadelphia, PA with responsibility for developing and implementing...

Solar Energy Teacher, Frankford High School, School District of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia

Frankford High School, a Philadelphia School District neighborhood high school, is hiring a teacher for the first Solar Energy Career and Technical Education (CTE) program ever offered in...

Program Officer Creative Communities, William Penn Foundation

William Penn Foundation

The William Penn Foundation is a leading American philanthropy located in Philadelphia with over $2 billion in assets and a $100+ million annual grant budget. The Foundation has charted a vision...

Economic Education Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, , make up the Federal Reserve System. It helps formulate and...

Employment Specialist, Coaching, Episcopal Community Services

Episcopal Community Services

As part of the Workforce Development team, the Employment Specialist will be responsible for cultivating relationships with employers in support of ECS’ outcome of connecting participants with...

Digital Membership Director, WHYY

WHYY

Virtual Interviews Available WHYY, the Philadelphia region’s leading public media organization, is seeking a Digital Membership Director to grow membership and revenue in our rapidly-evolving media...

Senior Officer Pew Fund, Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts uses data to make a difference. For more than 70 years, we have focused on serving the public, invigorating civic life, conducting nonpartisan research, advancing effective...

RFP for Strategic Planning Consultant – June 30

Urban Tree Connection

Purpose: The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to solicit proposals from consultants to work with Urban Tree Connection’s (UTC) strategic planning committee of Board, Staff, and community...

Development and Communications Manager

The Reflect Organization

Mission : We believe in the power of students to transform campus culture. By hosting innovative, proactive programs that provide college students with a safe forum to engage in open and honest...

Miscellaneous

Carnegie Classification Feedback

Brown University

As you may know, the 2020 cycle of the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification has concluded. We designed the survey below as an opportunity for anyone to offer feedback on the 2020 application...

Webinar: Applying Behavioral Science to Student Voting, “Nudging” Increased Voter Registration & Turnout – Mar 24

ALL IN Democracy Challenge

2020 WEBINAR SERIES – Achieving Full Student Voter Participation: Applying Behavioral Science to Student Voting, “Nudging” Increased Voter Registration & Turnout, March 24,...

Executive Leadership Certificate Program – Mar 31

Bryn Mawr College

Find A Great Community in NELI’s Executive Leadership Program  Looking for a group of leaders where you can brainstorm ideas and share resources and insights? Find them in NELI’s Executive...

Webinar: Remaking the Culture of College for Learning & Success – Apr 28

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Date: Tuesday, April 28 @ 3:00 PM RSVP:  Surprisingly, our colleges and universities, especially the enormous institutions that have grown up over the last fifty years, were not designed to be...

Democratic Engagement

Webinar: Applying Behavioral Science to Student Voting, “Nudging” Increased Voter Registration & Turnout – Mar 24

ALL IN Democracy Challenge

2020 WEBINAR SERIES – Achieving Full Student Voter Participation: Applying Behavioral Science to Student Voting, “Nudging” Increased Voter Registration & Turnout, March 24,...

College Success Network

AmeriCorps a Part of a Career Pathway – Mar 11

PHENND

Wednesday, March 11, 10-11:30 AM Learn about how AmeriCorps opportunities can be part of a student’s college and career journey. Did you know there are over 50,000 AmeriCorps members serving...

Parental Income Segregation Prevents Intergenerational Mobility for College Students

Opportunity Insights

Researchers from Opportunity Insights explored the relationship between college attendance and intergenerational mobility to determine how equalizing college attendance rates could impact long-term...

Solutions That Support Student-Parents – Apr 6

Imaginable Futures

Rise Prize Welcomes Applications for Solutions That Support Student-Parents The Rise Prize was created by Imaginable Futures — a venture of the Omidyar Group — and the Lumina Foundation, along...

Faculty Updates

Carnegie Classification Feedback

Brown University

As you may know, the 2020 cycle of the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification has concluded. We designed the survey below as an opportunity for anyone to offer feedback on the 2020 application...

Research Conference on Education Reform, Communities & Social Justice – May 20

Rutgers University

Registration is now open for the fifth annual research conference on Education Reform, Communities & Social Justice: Exploring the Intersections, which will be held at the Edward J. Bloustein...

Penn Community Scholars Symposium: The Intersection of Community, Academia, and Grant-Making – Apr 3

University of Pennsylvania

Community organization leaders, institutional faculty, staff, students, and members of the greater Philadelphia area community are invited and encouraged to join us for the fifth annual Penn...

Webinar: Remaking the Culture of College for Learning & Success – Apr 28

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Date: Tuesday, April 28 @ 3:00 PM RSVP:  Surprisingly, our colleges and universities, especially the enormous institutions that have grown up over the last fifty years, were not designed to be...

Call for Proposals: 5th Regional Training Center on University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) – Apr 17

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships is pleased to announce that it has issued a Request for Proposals for its Fifth Regional Training Center on University-Assisted Community Schools...


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