The week of

April 27, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: K-16 June Institute: Education as Community-Building – Jun 3

PHENND

Save the date for the 2021 K-16 Partnerships Network June Institute taking place June 3rd, 9:30 AM-12:00 PM. This year’s theme will be focused on our interpretation of what we need most, as we...

Application available: 21-22 Trauma-Informed Teaching Series – May 31

PHENND

With support from Bringing Theory to Practice, the Luce Foundation, and the Endeavor Foundation, PHENND will offer a three-part series for educators in the Philadelphia region, to collectively learn...

Slide Deck & Recording: Partnerships for Success

PHENND

On April 6th, PHENND hosted a webinar featuring representatives from Let’s Get Ready (LGR) and Hostos Community College in New York. Through partnerships with CBOs, high schools and universities,...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Community Healing Circles – Apr 27&29, May 4&6

Mayor's Office of Public Engagement

Pathways to Reform, Transformation, and Reconciliation: Community Healing Circles – A space for people to talk, vent and their emotions in communion with other residents We are creating safe...

The State of Voting Rights Today – Apr 27

National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center and the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University present a new panel in their ongoing partnership of conversations about how to restore the guardrails of...

Compass Nonprofit Client Information Session: Pro Bono Consulting Services – Apr 28 or May 19

Compass Greater Philadelphia

Join us to learn about our pro bono consulting services. At this session you will learn: How the Compass program works What kind of project might be best for your organization How to apply for a...

Octavius Catto Scholarship Info Session – Apr 27

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is now recruiting eligible students to attend college debt-free this fall through the Octavius Catto Scholarship. In addition to receiving funding to cover...

Institutions of Higher Education: Financial Viability and COVID-19 – May 12

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The Consumer Finance Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is pleased to invite you to Institutions of Higher Education: Financial Viability and COVID-19, a symposium on the financial...

New Resources

Care as first response: A toolkit for creating safe spaces

City of Philadelphia

Communities across our city are caught in chronic, simultaneous cycles of harm. We haven’t been able to sit still long enough to mourn one loss before the breaking news of the next loss arrives. We...

Hold Harmless: A Quarter Century of Inequity at the Heart of Pennsylvania’s School System

Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)

This report reveals the significant harm done by the education funding system paradoxically known as “hold harmless.”  This system fails to account for the massive shift in district enrollment,...

Living in Majority-Black Neighborhoods in Philly Linked to Increased Maternal Health Issues

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Researchers at Penn Medicine explored the impact of individual and neighborhood-level stressors on the severe morbidity rate among people giving birth in Philadelphia. The study analyzed 63,334...

USDA Extends Universal Free Lunch Through Next School Year

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

The United States Department of Agriculture announced on April 20th that it would extend universal free lunch through the 2021-2022 school year, in an effort to reach more of the estimated 12...

SSIR’s 2021 Guide to Climate Change Solutions

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

This guide includes a collection of Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) articles highlighting how social change leaders are responding to the ongoing climate crisis while the world reels from...

Learn About Funding for Career and Technical Education in Pennsylvania

PA Schools Work

If you weren’t able to join us on April 19, 2021, for our Lunch & Learn webinar about funding for career and technical education in Pennsylvania, don’t worry! You can view a recording...

Nurture Civil Discourse on Your Campus – The Reunited States

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

At a time when Americans are deeply divided, The Reunited States is a powerful and urgent documentary that follows the unsung heroes on the difficult journey of bridging our political and racial...

New Book: Becoming a White Antiracist

Stylus Publishing

Becoming a White Antiracist, A Practical Guide for Educators, Leaders, and Activists by Stephen D. Brookfield and Mary E. Hess is now available for pre-order. As this book was being written, the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Virtual Volunteer Opportunity with Write Away: Digital Literacy Mentors – May 15

Write Away

Write Away is currently accepting applications for Digital Literacy Mentors for our summer session (a virtual volunteer opportunity). Applications are due by May 15, 2021. Write Away envisions a...

Seeking Volunteers for Esperanza Vaccine Clinic

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

The City of Philadelphia is looking for volunteers to support the Esperanza Vaccine Clinic (4261 North 5th Street). The clinic aims to vaccinate more than 1,000 Philadelphians each day and needs...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2021 PEN World Voices Festival – May 18-22

PEN America

The 2021 PEN World Voices Festival (May 18 – 22, 2021) convenes fiction and nonfiction writers, poets, translators, thinkers, and activists to honor the art of the possible and the power of...

The Promise of Full Participation: Resilience & Responsibility for Racial and Environmental Justice – May 25

Campus Compact

Register for the Compact21 Western and Midwestern Campus Compact’s 2021 conference series, held virtually on March 17th and May 25th respectively. This series will comprise two 3 hour virtual...

Call for Proposals: 2021-2022 Campus Compact Webinar Series – May 21

Campus Compact

We are now seeking proposals for our National Webinar Series. Focus areas for 2021-2022 include civic action plans; community-engaged practice for affinity groups; COVID-19 response; engaged faculty...

Bonner Summer Leadership Institute 2021 – June 7-8

Bonner Foundation

Each year, the Bonner Network engages 3,000 students in its four-year program. With a campus-wide focus, organized through the community engagement of students, staff, and faculty in both...

Grant Opportunities

Social Change, Social Justice Grants – Jun 4

Resist

Resist Invites Applications for Social Change, Justice Grants Boston-based Resist redistributes resources back to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their efforts to...

Small Grants for grassroots groups – June 1

Clif Family Foundation

Clif Family Foundation Invites Applications for Small Grants The Clif Family Foundation was established in 2006 to support grassroots groups with inspiring ideas and limited funds. To that end, the...

Encouraging Citizen Involvement Program – June 30

Herb Block Foundation

Herb Block Foundation Invites LOIs for Encouraging Citizen Involvement Program When Herb Block died in October 2001, he left $50 million and instructions to create a foundation dedicated to...

Jean Stein Grant for Literary Oral History – June 1

PEN America

PEN America Invites Applications for Jean Stein Grant for Literary Oral History Founded in 1922, PEN America champions the freedom to write, recognizes the power of the word to transform the world,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Call Center Specialist (Part Time), Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation

As the first point of contact to Barnes Foundation guests, the Call Center Specialist is responsible for providing superlative customer service to guests and maintaining a positive image for The...

Free Lifeguard Training and Lifeguard Summer Jobs with Parks & Rec

City of Philadelphia

Each year Philadelphia Parks & Recreation hires hundreds of lifeguards. One of the best-paying summer jobs around, Parks & Rec lifeguards earn up to $ per hour, with starting pay set at $ per...

ASAP Scrabble Coordinator

After School Activities Partnerships (ASAP)

ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships was created in 2002 at the request of city leaders to bring public awareness to the dangers of the afternoon hours for unsupervised youth in Philadelphia....

Vaccine Volunteer Coordinator, City of Phila. – May 6

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service (OCEVS) is committed to increasing long term, sustainable civic engagement throughout the city. To support this goal, we offer a variety...

Camp Coordinator, STEM Enrichment Program – May 16

LaSalle University

La Salle University will run a three-week summer STEM enrichment program for students entering grades 1-9 as of September 2021. the date of the program are July 6-23, 2021. The La Salle Summer Camp...

Campus Registrar, Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine, located in Media, Pennsylvania, is seeking applications for the position of Campus Registrar. The Campus Registrar has the following duties and responsibilities: support the...

Sr. Director Donor Development, March of Dimes

March of Dimes

March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We are advocating for policies to protect them. We are working to radically improve the health care they receive. We are...

Miscellaneous

PHLConnectEd: internet Access Available for Pre-K Students

City of Philadelphia

Big news!  PHLConnectED will now be available for pre-K student households who live in the City of Philadelphia. Help us spread the word! Pre-K–12 student households qualify for PHLConnectED if...

Environmental Justice & Systemic Racism Series Speaker Series – May 5

Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Justice and Systemic Racism Speaker Series will illustrate how addressing systemic racism is highly relevant to EPA’s mission. Upcoming Session: May 5, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM. Learn...

New American Dream: Town Halls on Disrupting Systemic Racism – Apr 28 – May 26

Brennan Center for Justice

New American Dream: Five Weeks of Virtual Town Halls On Disrupting Systemic Racism and Envisioning the Nation Beyond It This series of virtual forums will gather thought leaders from across the...

Immigration Reform: Presidential Power and the Road Ahead – May 5

Brennan Center for Justice

The immigration policies of the last four years have elicited tremendous political controversy, and in their recent book, The President and Immigration Law, Professors Adam B. Cox of NYU School of...

Department of Education Seeking Best Practices for Reopening Schools

THE Journal

The Department of Education has issued a request for information on how schools, colleges and universities, and early education providers are reopening, operating safely and supporting students...

The GREEN Program’s Global Sustainability Expo – April 29

The Green Program

During this Earth Month’s online expo, join The GREEN Program (TGP) on a global adventure. We’re taking you on a journey through Zoom and Instagram LIVE to share sustainability...

Suggestions for Future Texting-based Relational Organizing Programs – May 19

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In 2020, the ALL IN Challenge and Vote for Astra hosted 14 Couch Parties or Voting Power Hours and supported campuses to host campus texting-based relational organizing events. Check out key findings...

Student Voting Group Report & Conversation – May 4

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Nonpartisan student-led voting groups have seen significant growth and impact in recent years. The ALL IN Challenge is proud to share the findings and key suggestions garnered from a survey of and...

Co-facilitate a Summer 2021 Community of Practice – May 7

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is currently seeking experienced community engagement professionals from across our national network to serve as co-facilitators for our Summer 2021 communities of practice (CoPs)....

Civic Action Plan Writing Retreats – Apr 30 & May 28

Campus Compact

These retreats are designed for individuals or teams working on the Civic Action Plan for their institution. Breakout rooms will be provided for teams to work together and other rooms will be...

Civic Action Planning Institute – May 21

Campus Compact

This event is designed for campus teams to come together and work on creating and implementing strong Civic Action Plans. Teams can include individuals from across campus and beyond including...

Fusion Course: Enhancing Education through Community-Based Learning – May 17

Campus Compact

With the COVID-19 outlook brightening, get critical training and support as you continue to adapt to online and hybrid teaching and pivot towards in-person learning again this fall. Regardless of the...

Career Ready PA Backpack Challenge

Remake Learning

Career Ready PA is excited to uplift Remake Learning Days events and provide a seamless opportunity for students to obtain artifacts for their career portfolio by participating in festival events....

Summer Youth Virtual Programming, Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine is bringing high quality virtual youth programming to our community! Classes will be offered weekly this summer. Start It! Build It! Make It! Classes These programs are designed...

Democratic Engagement

The State of Voting Rights Today – Apr 27

National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center and the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University present a new panel in their ongoing partnership of conversations about how to restore the guardrails of...

Nurture Civil Discourse on Your Campus – The Reunited States

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

At a time when Americans are deeply divided, The Reunited States is a powerful and urgent documentary that follows the unsung heroes on the difficult journey of bridging our political and racial...

Suggestions for Future Texting-based Relational Organizing Programs – May 19

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In 2020, the ALL IN Challenge and Vote for Astra hosted 14 Couch Parties or Voting Power Hours and supported campuses to host campus texting-based relational organizing events. Check out key findings...

Student Voting Group Report & Conversation – May 4

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Nonpartisan student-led voting groups have seen significant growth and impact in recent years. The ALL IN Challenge is proud to share the findings and key suggestions garnered from a survey of and...

College Success Network

Octavius Catto Scholarship Info Session – Apr 27

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is now recruiting eligible students to attend college debt-free this fall through the Octavius Catto Scholarship. In addition to receiving funding to cover...

For Students

Career Ready PA Backpack Challenge

Remake Learning

Career Ready PA is excited to uplift Remake Learning Days events and provide a seamless opportunity for students to obtain artifacts for their career portfolio by participating in festival events....

Summer Youth Virtual Programming, Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine is bringing high quality virtual youth programming to our community! Classes will be offered weekly this summer. Start It! Build It! Make It! Classes These programs are designed...

Sustainability

Small Grants for grassroots groups – June 1

Clif Family Foundation

Clif Family Foundation Invites Applications for Small Grants The Clif Family Foundation was established in 2006 to support grassroots groups with inspiring ideas and limited funds. To that end, the...

SSIR’s 2021 Guide to Climate Change Solutions

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

This guide includes a collection of Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) articles highlighting how social change leaders are responding to the ongoing climate crisis while the world reels from...

The GREEN Program’s Global Sustainability Expo – April 29

The Green Program

During this Earth Month’s online expo, join The GREEN Program (TGP) on a global adventure. We’re taking you on a journey through Zoom and Instagram LIVE to share sustainability...

Faculty Updates

The GREEN Program’s Global Sustainability Expo – April 29

The Green Program

During this Earth Month’s online expo, join The GREEN Program (TGP) on a global adventure. We’re taking you on a journey through Zoom and Instagram LIVE to share sustainability...

Nurture Civil Discourse on Your Campus – The Reunited States

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

At a time when Americans are deeply divided, The Reunited States is a powerful and urgent documentary that follows the unsung heroes on the difficult journey of bridging our political and racial...

Suggestions for Future Texting-based Relational Organizing Programs – May 19

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In 2020, the ALL IN Challenge and Vote for Astra hosted 14 Couch Parties or Voting Power Hours and supported campuses to host campus texting-based relational organizing events. Check out key findings...

Student Voting Group Report & Conversation – May 4

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Nonpartisan student-led voting groups have seen significant growth and impact in recent years. The ALL IN Challenge is proud to share the findings and key suggestions garnered from a survey of and...

Co-facilitate a Summer 2021 Community of Practice – May 7

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is currently seeking experienced community engagement professionals from across our national network to serve as co-facilitators for our Summer 2021 communities of practice (CoPs)....

Civic Action Plan Writing Retreats – Apr 30 & May 28

Campus Compact

These retreats are designed for individuals or teams working on the Civic Action Plan for their institution. Breakout rooms will be provided for teams to work together and other rooms will be...

Civic Action Planning Institute – May 21

Campus Compact

This event is designed for campus teams to come together and work on creating and implementing strong Civic Action Plans. Teams can include individuals from across campus and beyond including...

Fusion Course: Enhancing Education through Community-Based Learning – May 17

Campus Compact

With the COVID-19 outlook brightening, get critical training and support as you continue to adapt to online and hybrid teaching and pivot towards in-person learning again this fall. Regardless of the...

Institutions of Higher Education: Financial Viability and COVID-19 – May 12

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

The Consumer Finance Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is pleased to invite you to Institutions of Higher Education: Financial Viability and COVID-19, a symposium on the financial...

New Book: Becoming a White Antiracist

Stylus Publishing

Becoming a White Antiracist, A Practical Guide for Educators, Leaders, and Activists by Stephen D. Brookfield and Mary E. Hess is now available for pre-order. As this book was being written, the...


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