The week of

December 15, 2020

Other Local Events and Workshops

PHLConnectED Week – Dec 14-18

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia is hosting PHLConnectED Week from Monday, December 14th to Friday, December 18th! During this week, the City and its partners will promote PHLConnectED and encourage families...

Co-Learning to Build a Good Food System: Refocusing on the Regional – Dec 15

Get Healthy Philly

In this dialogue, we bring it all back to our keystone state to consider the possibilities that taking a holistic approach to the regional food system can have on everything from long range policy to...

Workshop: Future Thinking: You Can’t Get There From Here – Jan 28

Hungry Education

2020 has had many of us facing looming uncertainty, pushing us into decision-making that comes from a place of defense rather than growth or opportunity. As we look to 2021 and beyond, it’s hard to...

K-12 College Exposure Event – Dec 19

Netter Center for Community Partnerships

It’s never too late, or too early, to start thinking about college. Build your college knowledge and hear from current college students about the college-going experience. Date and Time:...

Free Virtual Mentoring Moments Training – Jan 7

MENTOR Independence Region

MENTOR Independence Region is offering a free virtual Mentoring Moments training on January 7 at 12pm EST for adults in relationship-rich spaces to learn how to approach interactions with youth with...

Book Talk: Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire – Feb 17

Cabrini University

Center on Immigration Virtual Book Talk – Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire by Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel Black women living in the French...

Is My Climate Changing?: A ‘Hear Me Out’ Dialogue – Dec 16

Free Library of Philadelphia

Join Pennsylvanians across distance and differences for an authentic and personal dialogue about our climate! In our second ‘Hear Me Out’ dialogue, we will explore participants’ relationship to...

Civic Engagement Academy Learning Series: Government 101 – Jan 19

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

The Civic Engagement Academy Learning Series offers training sessions throughout the year. These virtual trainings provide tools and strategies that Philadelphians can apply to their work within...

New Resources

The Journal on Anchor Institutions and Communities, Third Edition

Anchor Institutions Task Force

This year has been challenging on many levels.  It has encouraged us to adapt and innovate in AITF (Anchor Institutions Task Force).  Over the last few months, while we did not hold a full annual...

Report: Promoting Mental Health of Young People of Color

The Steve Fund

Adapting and Innovating to Promote Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being of Young People of Color: COVID-19 and Beyond The COVID-19 pandemic has cast deeply-ingrained inequities in American society...

New tool allows users to explore opportunities for occupational mobility

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia and Cleveland Feds released the Occupational Mobility Explorer. The new data tool allows users to examine opportunities for workers to transfer their skills from one occupation to a...

How COVID Has Impacted Poverty in America

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

PBS’s Frontline takes a deep dive into the impact of the pandemic on the nation’s most at-risk populations, including an abrupt reversal of years of gains in reducing child poverty and poverty...

New Report: Build(ing) the Future: Bold Policies for a Gender-Equitable Recovery

Institute for Women's Policy Research

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research hosted an online event in conjunction with the release of its new report, Build(ing) the Future: Bold Policies for a Gender-Equitable Recovery. The...

New Report: Teachers Institute of Phila. (TIP) 2020 Annual Report

The Teachers Institute of Philadelphia

We at the Teachers Institute of Philadelphia (TIP) have struggled to deal with the problems of COVID-19 and the civil unrest that has swept our nation since the spring. We hope that the new...

The Key with Inside Higher Ed Podcast: Expanding Online Through Partnerships

Inside Higher Ed

Many colleges and universities have partnered with ed tech companies to help expand their online offerings. This episode looks at two different approaches to partnering online. We spoke with Andrew...

Teacher’s Guide: Cross-Curricular and Cross-Cultural Learning

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

he recently published 64-page Artura Teacher Guide is now available for free downloading (upon registering) at the website. The website is powered by Brandywine Workshop and Archives and designed...

The RADx-UP Website is LIVE – Improving Community Health during COVID-19

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

RADx-UP will strengthen & improve the health of all our communities, as well as lead the way in informing our nation’s strategy and response to COVID-19. The National Institutes of Health...

New Book: Trauma-Sensitive Schools, The Importance of Instilling Grit, Determination, and Resilience

Cabrini University

Trauma-Sensitive Schools: The Importance of Instilling Grit, Determination, and Resilience by Colleen Lelli of Cabrini University is written with the consideration of the important and effective role...

New Report: The Financial Health of Greater Philadelphia Nonprofits

Nonprofit Repositioning Fund

A new report has been released by the Nonprofit Repositioning Fund – The Financial Health of Greater Philadelphia Nonprofits. This report, based upon an analysis of 2018 IRS 990 data conducted by...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

16th Annual Homes within Reach Conference – Jan 12-14

Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania

January 12-14, 2021 The Homes Within Reach conference provides an opportunity for service providers, housing professionals, community builders and those passionately committed to ensuring a home for...

Grant Opportunities

2021 Keeling Curve Prize Invites Proposals for Climate Solutions – Feb 10

Keeling Curve Prize

Named after its creator, Dr. Charles David Keeling, the Keeling Curve is a graph that represents the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Earth’s atmosphere since 1958. Since the measurements...

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Youth Grant – Jan 22

Youth Service America

1 in 6 people (more than 50 million people), including 1 in 4 children (approximately 17 million children) in the United States are experiencing food insecurity in 2020. While we obviously need...

Picasso Project’s 2021 Arts Education Grant for Teachers – Dec 31

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

When children have access to arts in school, they become creative thinkers and better students. Since its inception in 2002, the Picasso Project has  provided over 47,600 children access to...

Funding Opportunity for Schools to Partner with Innovageous Solutions

Innovageous

Innovageous is busy providing professional learning and thought partnership to schools across the region! We are working with over a dozen schools – including Higher Ed. We are also part of the...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

PHMC Virtual Hiring Blitz – Dec 17

Public Health Management Corporation

HR is hosting another PHMC Virtual Hiring Blitz on Thursday, December 17th at 10 and 3 ! PHMC will again promote these job fairs through social media and other recruitment networks – and we are...

Teacher Residency Program, Recruiting for 2021-22 Cohort

School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia is excited to announce the launch of our fifth recruitment cycle for our Teacher Residency Program! To date, over 160 passionate and highly qualified teacher...

Communications Director, SLSV

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

The Students Learn Students Vote (SLSV) Coalition is looking to expand our already awesome team by hiring an experienced Communications Director! The full-time Communications Director will report...

Secretary, Vaux Big Picture High School

Big Picture Philadelphia

The School Secretary at Vaux Big Picture High School is the master of the front office, the command center for the entire school. The School Secretary is warm, collegial, and flexible but has a...

Executive Director, Big Picture Phila.

Big Picture Philadelphia

Big Picture schools have a selective recruitment process because we expect advisors and staff to make dramatic, measurable gains not just in student achievement, but in students lives. The challenges...

Advisor (Teacher), Big Picture Phila.

Big Picture Philadelphia

Big Picture schools have a selective recruitment process because we expect advisors and staff to make dramatic, measurable gains not just in student achievement, but in students lives. The challenges...

IT Specialist, El Centro de Estudiantes

Big Picture Philadelphia

Big Picture schools have a selective recruitment process because we expect advisors and staff to make dramatic, measurable gains not just in student achievement, but in students lives. The challenges...

Executive Director, Compass – Jan 4

Compass Greater Philadelphia

Position Overview Compass is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated professional to manage and direct all aspects of Compass’ volunteer consulting program in Greater Philadelphia. This high-profile...

Director of Ventures, Steppingstone Scholars

Steppingstone Scholars

About Us: Steppingstone Scholars is dedicated to helping educationally underserved students in the Greater Philadelphia region achieve academic success. The Ventures program prepares students for...

Orchard Assistant, Phila. Orchard Project – Jan 3

Philadelphia Orchard Project

The Philadelphia Orchard Project is a nonprofit that plants and supports community orchards in the city of Philadelphia. In partnership with communities, POP envisions urban ecosystems that  create...

Education & Outreach Coordinator, Phila. Orchard Project – Jan 3

Philadelphia Orchard Project

The Philadelphia Orchard Project is a nonprofit that plants and supports community orchards in the city of Philadelphia. In partnership with communities, POP envisions urban ecosystems that  create...

Miscellaneous

Nominations open for Juvenile Law Center’s 2021 Leadership Prize – Jan 15

Juvenile Law Center

Juvenile Law Center’s Leadership Prize recognizes outstanding individuals who are fighting for the rights and well-being of youth in the child welfare and justice systems. Recipients are leading...

The Importance of Local Leadership amid National Divisions (Featuring Mayor Kenney) – Dec 17

Knight Foundation

After an election that polarized the nation, what are local governments doing to move forward? On Episode 21 of “Coast to Coast,” we’ll talk with the mayors of Philadelphia, Miami and...

A Conversation about Economic Growth and Dynamism – Dec 17

Brookings Institution

This is a kickoff event for the Brookings Blueprints for American Renewal & Prosperity on Thursday, December 17, 2020, 2:00 – 3:15 On December 17, Brookings will host the first in a series...

Webinar: How to Master Your Nonprofit Project and Time Management To Maximize Your New Normal – Dec 17 or 22

CharityHowTo

During this time when teams are working virtually, it is even more difficult to connect with team members, share information, and manage different tasks. This can make your work seem more...

FREE Virtual STEM Experience for Young Women

The Perry Initiative

Building the Pipeline for Women in Engineering and Medicine In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Perry Initiative has paused all in-person programs for the foreseeable future. While we are...

Webinar: Innovations for Teaching the Deliberative Experience Online: Our Experiences and Experiments Using Common Ground for Action and Online Conferencing Tools – Jan 21

Campus Compact

Until very recently, deliberative democracy has mainly meant in person, face-to-face discussions. However, the current crisis has created an opportunity to innovate by experimenting with moving...

College Success Network

Report: Promoting Mental Health of Young People of Color

The Steve Fund

Adapting and Innovating to Promote Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being of Young People of Color: COVID-19 and Beyond The COVID-19 pandemic has cast deeply-ingrained inequities in American society...

Faculty Updates

The Key with Inside Higher Ed Podcast: Expanding Online Through Partnerships

Inside Higher Ed

Many colleges and universities have partnered with ed tech companies to help expand their online offerings. This episode looks at two different approaches to partnering online. We spoke with Andrew...

Webinar: Innovations for Teaching the Deliberative Experience Online: Our Experiences and Experiments Using Common Ground for Action and Online Conferencing Tools – Jan 21

Campus Compact

Until very recently, deliberative democracy has mainly meant in person, face-to-face discussions. However, the current crisis has created an opportunity to innovate by experimenting with moving...


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