The week of

April 20, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

PHENND Fellows Virtual Information Session – May 3

PHENND

Interested in making an impact on students, families, and communities in Philadelphia? Become an AmeriCorps VISTA and support local nonprofits and schools in the fight against poverty. Join us for a...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Spring 2021 Living Safely with Lead Web Series – Apr 20

Clean Water Action

Lead is in every neighborhood and exposure can come from paint, dust, soil, drinking water pipes, renovation, and home repair. While childhood exposure to lead can cause developmental disorders, we...

Behind the Screen – The Mental Health Impact of Remote Learning on our Students and Educators – May 6

Philadelphia Education Fund

What was your favorite part of school? Was it spending time with your friends? If so, you are not alone. According to Dr. Allison Ryan of the University of Michigan, that sense of belonging that...

Chester Environmental Justice Day – Apr 24

Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living

Join Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living (CRCQL), Delco Environmental Justice, and the Campus Coalition Concerning Chester (C4) for an Environmental Justice Day of action! The event will...

CEA Learning Series: Building A Recruitment Plan – May 18

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

The Civic Engagement Academy (CEA) is about inspiring local community change through training and skills development. Learn how to create and schedule a measurable plan for recruiting participants....

Live Webcast: Philadelphia’s Road to an Inclusive Recovery – Apr 30

Pew Charitable Trusts

With vaccinations increasing and significant federal relief forthcoming, the time is ripe to look toward Philadelphia’s future, with a focus on achieving an inclusive economic recovery. How can the...

iCAMP 2021 VIRTUAL SUMMER ACADEMY for Current 10th & 11th Grade Students – May 15

West Chester University

iCAMP Summer Media Academy is a free week-long summer virtual academy at West Chester University (WCU), August 1-7, 2021. The academy is ideal for students who: want to develop media skills, games,...

Breaking Barriers: A Grants Writing Workshop – Apr 22-23

Cheyney University

Our 2nd workshop in our Breaking Barriers series will feature President Aaron A. Walton, of Cheyney University, who will present on the University’s new transformation model that placed the...

The Pennsylvania Educator Diversity Consortium Virtual Summit – June 22 & 23

Cheyney University

The Pennsylvania Educator Diversity Consortium (PEDC) presents Reaping What We Sow: Enriching the Soil to Cultivate and Sustain Culturally Relevant and Anti-Racist Educators in Pennsylvania, Virtual...

Webinar: The Digital Divide and COVID-19 Vaccine Access – Apr 27

Technology Learning Collaborative

Please join the Technology Learning Collaborative on Tuesday April 27th at 2pm for a webinar on The Digital Divide and COVID-19 Vaccine Access. The digital divide is a major barrier making it...

Training Session: Phila. School District New School Profiles Website – Apr 21

School District of Philadelphia

The new School Profiles website is a reliable, all-inclusive source of information about all public District, charter, and alternative education schools. The District is offering a 60-minute...

New Resources

New Article: An Engaged Community-Academic Partnership to Promote Positive Youth Development

Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship

In this paper, we discuss how we cultivated a sustainable community-academic partnership and describe how our community-based participatory research project, Bembé Drum and Dance, contributed to...

Pursuing Just and Equitable Communities in Light of COVID-19: An Action Agenda for Creating a New Normal

Anchor Institutions Task Force

The importance of anchors to the future of communities has never been clearer. As we have been demonstrating since the onset of the pandemic, hospitals, universities, and cultural and municipal...

Recording: Remixing Revolution with Philly’s South Asian American Digital Archive

Campus Compact

Reiterating the alliances between South Asian Americans and Irish Americans in early 1900s Philadelphia shows us the power of re-learning an accurate history. On Tuesday, March 16th, 2021, Remixing...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: Judging Colleges By Their Students’ Career Outcomes

Inside Higher Ed

Getting a job or improving career success is a primary reason why many students pursue a postsecondary degree or other credential. So it’s logical to assess the performance of colleges and...

Metropolitan Universities Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1

Metropolitan Universities journal

The latest issue of Metropolitan Universities journal, , presents work covering important topics and perspectives that will be beneficial to a wide range of institutions and campus leaders. Table of...

Everything You Need to Vote for Judges

Better Civics

We are VERY PLEASED to present to you our Judicial Elections Toolkit, which has all the information you need to vote on Judges this upcoming election on May 18. Our goal for this toolkit is to...

The Philadelphia Skills Forward Initiative

Graduate! Philadelphia

Graduate! Philadelphia has partnered with Philadelphia Works, Accenture, and the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia to provide career seekers training and support to achieve successful...

Asset Mapping: Strategy for Collective Impact Networks & Ecosystems, and Unifying P

Pennsylvania STEM Coalition

You can listen to the PA STEM Coalition meeting on Asset Mapping: Strategy for Collective Impact Networks & Ecosystems, and Unifying PA here (passcode included). Here are the two regional asset...

The Traveling Tree House (Books)

Tree House Books

The Traveling Tree House will get books into the homes of North Philadelphia residents – as many as 10,000 books in its inaugural year. Books in homes is a measure of future success and the...

New CDC Initiative: Racism and Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC declares racism in US as a public health emergency The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last Thursday declared racism a “serious public health threat,” becoming the...

Partnerships Classifieds

University City Green Spring Tree Planting – Apr 24

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Calling all volunteers! Join UC Green in planting 45 new trees for neighbors on Saturday, April 24, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. We are looking for spirited volunteers to plant street trees with us....

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Rutgers Research Conference on Education Reform, Communities, & Social Justice – June 2,16,30

Rutgers University

Registration is now open for the sixth annual Education Reform, Communities, & Social Justice research conference, which will be held via ZOOM on Wednesday afternoons, June 2, 16 and 30,...

Pulitzer Center’s 2021 Conference, Environment (Re)Defined – Apr 20-23

Pulitzer Center

Please set aside April 20-23 to join the Pulitzer Center for our 2021 Conference — this year we focus on the environment and the deeply reported projects we support around the globe. What do we...

Grant Opportunities

William T. Grant Scholars Program – Jul 7

William T. Grant Foundation

William T. Grant Foundation Welcomes Applications for 2021 Scholars Program The William T. Grant Scholars Program, an initiative of the William T. Grant Foundation, supports career development for...

Youth Literacy Grant Program – May 20

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

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...

Grants to End Systemic Racism – Apr 30

Nike

Michael Jordan, Jordan Brand Invite Community Organizations to Join Fight to End Systemic Racism As part of a ten-year, $100 million commitment to fight systemic racism, Michael Jordan, the Jordan...

Adult Education Grants – May 16

Philadelphia Works

The Adult Education Program Support Grants are a one-time funding opportunity to support organizations that provide adult education, digital literacy, and workforce services in Philadelphia. Grants...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Substitute Teaching, Enriched

Enriched Schools

Enriched is a growing national movement to reimagine substitute teaching by connecting great people to great schools. We are on a mission to eliminate the loss of student learning due to teacher...

CCNYPA AmeriCorps Summer Associates

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

The AmeriCorps Summer Associates with Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania (CCNYPA) will begin their nine weeks of service on May 24, 2021. This inaugural group of fourteen members will...

Program Coordinator, Public Interest Law Center – May 15

Public Interest Law Center

We are hiring for a Program Coordinator. This exciting position has both traditional and non-traditional paralegal functions as well as organizational functions, all of which serve as a critical...

Summer Seasonal Art Teaching Assistant (Part-Time), Barnes Foundation

Barnes Foundation

Community Engagement & Family (CEF) programming seeks a part-time (grant-funded) Summer Seasonal Art Teaching Assistant for Barnes Early Learner Summer Pod, in partnership with Philadelphia Parks...

Brand Engagement Manager, Barnes Foundation

Barnes Foundation

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Social Media, the Brand Engagement Manager serves several key roles in the Barnes’s growing marketing function: business strategy (specifically, aligning...

Bi-Lingual Community Engagement & Family Program Assistant (Part Time)

Barnes Foundation

The Community Engagement & Family Program Assistant is a 20hr/week part-time position, working during the Monday-Friday work week, with evening and weekend community events typically 1-2 times...

Summer Enrichment Coordinator, AmeriCorps Position

The Dream Program

Summer Enrichment Coordinators are members of DREAM’s SummerCorps and are AmeriCorps members.  Our SummerCorps combats the “summer developmental slide” (which accounts for over half of...

Leading Edge Fellowship, Historic Germantown

Historic Germantown

Historic Germantown is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) as a host organization for a Leading Edge Fellowship, which demonstrates the...

Executive Director, Center for Civic and Global Engagement, Widener Univ.

Widener University

Widener University is currently seeking an Executive Director in the Center for Civic and Global Engagement within the Division of Student Affairs.  This role reports to the Associate Dean of...

Early Learning Specialist, ParentChild+ (Part-Time)

Public Health Management Corporation

The ParentChild+ Early Learning Specialist is responsible for providing home visits to families with young children ages 16 months- 4 years old. This position follows the family and continues...

Bilingual Coordinator, ParentChild+

Health Promotion Council

The ParentChild+ Site Coordinator oversees all aspects of the Program, including hiring/training/supervising Early Learning Specialists; recruiting/selecting families and Family Child Care Home...

Literacy Curriculum and Instruction Manager, Center for Black Educator Development

The Center for Black Educator Development

The Center for Black Educator Development exists to ensure there will be equity in the recruiting, training, hiring, and retention of quality educators that reflect the cultural background and share...

Community Book Distributor, Tree House Books (Half-Time Position)

Tree House Books

Tree House Books (THB) is a Giving Library and Literacy Center headquartered in North Philadelphia. Founded in 2005, we provide free books to children and families, and Out of School Time (OST)...

Director of PHLpreK, City of Phila.

Mayor’s Office of Education

The Director of PHLpreK reports to the Chief of Early Childhood Education and oversees the operations, oversight, management, supports, strategic planning, and promotion of the PHLpreK program. ...

Play Captain Group Leader, Fab Youth Philly – May 7

Fab Youth Philly

Fab Youth Philly is now hiring adults for our summer program. Join our team as a Play Captain Group Leader. Interviews will take place virtually; training and employment will be in-person following...

Play Captain Supervisor, Fab Youth Philly – May 7

Fab Youth Philly

Fab Youth Philly is now hiring adults for our summer program. Join our team as a Play Captain Supervisor. Interviews will take place virtually; training and employment will be in-person following...

Miscellaneous

The Future of Schools: Life after Vaccines – Apr 21

Washington Post Live

As millions of Americans get vaccinated against the coronavirus, a post-COVID-19 world is beginning to take shape. CDC guidelines prioritize vaccines for teachers, though COVID-19 immunizations will...

Invitation to Participate in Climate Resilience Research Agenda for the Philadelphia Region

Drexel University

Climate change is already impacting the Philadelphia region. We are experiencing more intense rainfall, longer heat waves, a rising sea and more frequent storm surges. These impacts increase the...

Survey: CCNYPA New Funding Opportunity for Communities of Practice Model – Apr 22

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania

Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania (CCNYPA) has the opportunity to apply for funding to revise and develop a version of our Communities of Practice model. But we need some input and advice...

How To Start A Poll Worker Project – Apr 20

Andrew Goodman Foundation

Join us this Tuesday, April 20 from 12-1pm ET for an Andrew Goodman Puffin Democracy Fellow Workshop to learn how YOU can start a poll worker project to recruit and train poll workers! Due...

Fighting Words Poetry Workshops for Teachers and Students – Apr 22 & 28

Pulitzer Center

Join us on April 22nd and 28th for Fighting Words poetry workshops for teachers and students! All are welcome, but the workshops are designed for students in the following grade levels: Grades 4–8:...

NEW Opportunity to Join the #RealCollege Movement – May 14

The Hope Center

Over the last six years, The Hope Center has constructed an uncommonly rich survey database capturing the lives and experiences of more than a half million #RealCollege students. With the new...

Summer Survey for Out of School Time and Extracurricular Organizations – Apr 30

Greater Philadelphia Extracurricular Collaborative

This summer is a critical time for providers, educators, advocates and stakeholders to come together to do something big to address the academic, social, and emotional losses children in Philadelphia...

AITF’s Anchor Fellows Program – May 1

Anchor Institutions Task Force

The Anchor Institutions Task Force (AITF) is seeking applications for the second cohort (the current cohort includes five Fellows) of The Anchor Fellows Program. This program adds a dimension to...

Webinar: How to Help College Students Connect Learning Across Contexts – Apr 28

Stylus Publishing

Join Dr. Barber for a discussion of integrated learning and the five practices that he’s found useful for promoting the integration of learning for college students. This webinar will feature...

Free Virtual Tech Workshops for Middle School Girls (Grades 5-8) – April & May 2021

TechGirlz

The following are upcoming tech workshops for middle school girls (grades 5-8) from TechGirlz: A Day In The Life Of A Web Designer – April 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm You Can Code! –...

Join a Network of Pennsylvania Science Education Leaders – Apr 30

NextGenScience

The Pennsylvania Science Leadership Network will support strategic and equitable advances to Pennsylvania’s K–12 science education system by bringing together Intermediate Unit (IU)-based teams...

2021-22 Pennsylvania Teaching Policy Fellowship, Teach Plus – May 17

Teach Plus

Teach Plus Pennsylvania is launching its teacher-led policy work in Pennsylvania with its inaugural statewide Teacher Policy Advisory Board. Over the course of the 2020-21 school year, the ten...

Grant for people coming out of prison

City of Philadelphia

City offers $500 to support people discharged from city prisons The Office of Reentry Partnerships in the City of Philadelphia is offering $ to support reentry from the Department of Prisons. Folks...

Democratic Engagement

Everything You Need to Vote for Judges

Better Civics

We are VERY PLEASED to present to you our Judicial Elections Toolkit, which has all the information you need to vote on Judges this upcoming election on May 18. Our goal for this toolkit is to...

College Success Network

iCAMP 2021 VIRTUAL SUMMER ACADEMY for Current 10th & 11th Grade Students – May 15

West Chester University

iCAMP Summer Media Academy is a free week-long summer virtual academy at West Chester University (WCU), August 1-7, 2021. The academy is ideal for students who: want to develop media skills, games,...

Sustainability

Invitation to Participate in Climate Resilience Research Agenda for the Philadelphia Region

Drexel University

Climate change is already impacting the Philadelphia region. We are experiencing more intense rainfall, longer heat waves, a rising sea and more frequent storm surges. These impacts increase the...

Chester Environmental Justice Day – Apr 24

Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living

Join Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living (CRCQL), Delco Environmental Justice, and the Campus Coalition Concerning Chester (C4) for an Environmental Justice Day of action! The event will...

Asset Mapping: Strategy for Collective Impact Networks & Ecosystems, and Unifying P

Pennsylvania STEM Coalition

You can listen to the PA STEM Coalition meeting on Asset Mapping: Strategy for Collective Impact Networks & Ecosystems, and Unifying PA here (passcode included). Here are the two regional asset...

Faculty Updates

New Article: An Engaged Community-Academic Partnership to Promote Positive Youth Development

Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship

In this paper, we discuss how we cultivated a sustainable community-academic partnership and describe how our community-based participatory research project, Bembé Drum and Dance, contributed to...

Rutgers Research Conference on Education Reform, Communities, & Social Justice – June 2,16,30

Rutgers University

Registration is now open for the sixth annual Education Reform, Communities, & Social Justice research conference, which will be held via ZOOM on Wednesday afternoons, June 2, 16 and 30,...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: Judging Colleges By Their Students’ Career Outcomes

Inside Higher Ed

Getting a job or improving career success is a primary reason why many students pursue a postsecondary degree or other credential. So it’s logical to assess the performance of colleges and...

NEW Opportunity to Join the #RealCollege Movement – May 14

The Hope Center

Over the last six years, The Hope Center has constructed an uncommonly rich survey database capturing the lives and experiences of more than a half million #RealCollege students. With the new...

Metropolitan Universities Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1

Metropolitan Universities journal

The latest issue of Metropolitan Universities journal, , presents work covering important topics and perspectives that will be beneficial to a wide range of institutions and campus leaders. Table of...

Breaking Barriers: A Grants Writing Workshop – Apr 22-23

Cheyney University

Our 2nd workshop in our Breaking Barriers series will feature President Aaron A. Walton, of Cheyney University, who will present on the University’s new transformation model that placed the...

The Pennsylvania Educator Diversity Consortium Virtual Summit – June 22 & 23

Cheyney University

The Pennsylvania Educator Diversity Consortium (PEDC) presents Reaping What We Sow: Enriching the Soil to Cultivate and Sustain Culturally Relevant and Anti-Racist Educators in Pennsylvania, Virtual...

AITF’s Anchor Fellows Program – May 1

Anchor Institutions Task Force

The Anchor Institutions Task Force (AITF) is seeking applications for the second cohort (the current cohort includes five Fellows) of The Anchor Fellows Program. This program adds a dimension to...

Webinar: How to Help College Students Connect Learning Across Contexts – Apr 28

Stylus Publishing

Join Dr. Barber for a discussion of integrated learning and the five practices that he’s found useful for promoting the integration of learning for college students. This webinar will feature...


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