The week of

June 1, 2021

Other Local Events and Workshops

Free Babysitting Training For PA Youth – Jul 6

Pennsylvania 4-H

When (10:00 AM – 11:30 AM ET) Tue., July 6, 2021 – Fri., July 9, 2021 Format Live Online via Zoom Participating Counties: Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh,...

Vendor Village Kick-Off at Mifflin Square Park – Jun 5

SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC is really excited to start our outdoor season off on Saturday, June 5th from 11-3pm (Rain date: June 6) with the Vendor Village Kick-Off at Mifflin Square Park (between Wolf-Ritner and...

OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education Program: College and Career Readiness Workshops

Uncommon Individual Foundation

The OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education Program will be offering college and career readiness workshops virtually or in-person, at no-cost this summer. As a supplement to the OnTrack online college...

A Blueprint to End Racism: Health Equity – Jun 16

Ending Racism Partnership

On June 16 at 12:00 PM, join the Ending Racism Partnership (ERP) as they share the results from the city-wide sentiment survey on our community’s experience with race and racism. Then hear from...

Help Make the PA Healthcare System Easier to Understand and Use – Jun 23,24

PA Health Access Network

If you’re confused by the PA Healthcare System, you’re not alone. Many Pennsylvanians struggle when it comes to finding out what benefits and programs they qualify for, what type of...

Uri Monson, CFO, Presents: Philadelphia School District Budget, FY 2022 – Jun 17

Philadelphia Education Fund

What does it look like to prepare for the year ahead, when the year that passed was so unpredictable? Federal stimulus dollars are on their way. How is the School District looking to deploy these...

PHL AmeriCorps Alumni Chapter Upcoming Events – Jun 1,17,23

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

Ed Award Info Session #1: June 1, 6:00 – 7:00 PM – Register here Ed Award Info Session # 2: June 17, 6:00 – 7:00 PM – Register here PHL AmeriCorps Alumni Chapter Career Panel:...

New Resources

How Community Colleges Can Lead our Economic Recovery

Strada Education Network

Community colleges are often viewed as the postsecondary system’s workhorses of economic growth and mobility. They’ve seen their enrollments dip over 10 percent during the months of the pandemic....

21 Ideas for Summer of Service 2021

Youth Service America

Summer months bring long days, warm weather, school vacations – and great opportunities for kids to serve and families, camps, and youth groups to plan projects together. We’ve compiled our...

Illustrating Youth Experiences During the Pandemic and Other Resources

Pulitzer Center

In a year defined by change and uncertainty, 29 middle school students from The San Francisco School explored creative expression in the context of COVID-19. Inspired by Report Card, an illustrated...

Asian Pacific American Month: A Reading List

PEN America

Our Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Reading list brings you a list of books that expand upon and amplify Asian Pacific American stories, histories, and authors. Reflecting upon how the recent...

Read By 4th Refreshed

Read by 4th

The Read by 4th Campaign is a citywide coalition of family, community, and systems leaders protecting every child’s right to read. The key levers to grade-level reading are school readiness, school...

New Book: Leading Healthy Change In Our Communities 2021 – Jun 1

Healthy Newsworks

Buy a Healthy NewsWorks book or poster Leading Healthy Change In Our Communities 2021: Doing the Undoable in a Pandemic is the 10th book written and illustrated by Healthy NewsWorks student...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed – Gauging College Value Primarily in Economic Terms: Pro and Con

Inside Higher Ed

Most Americans say they pursue a degree or other credential after high school to improve their job or career prospects. So many efforts to judge the value of a college credential have focused...

Service-Learning Librarian Blog

University of Northern Iowa

Is a librarian at your institution involved with supporting service-learning? The Service-Learning Librarian blog editorial team is pleased to announce the blog’s relaunch with its new host,...

Addressing the Housing Crisis

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Public Policy Lab (PPL) recently hosted a panel of experts to discuss the housing crisis and the future of policy solutions. Moderated by PPL Director Judith A. Levine, the panel included Anne...

New Policy Brief: COVID-19 Sparks an Overdue Discussion on Education Reform: An Optimistic Vision

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Public Policy Lab (PPL) has released a new policy brief authored by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (Temple University and The Brookings Institution), Elias Blinkoff (Temple University), Helen Shwe Hadani (The...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer for Professional Experience with YES – Finance, Events, Community Relations, Marketing and Communications

YES Inc.

Youth Empowerment for Social Support (YES), Inc., is hiring for positions on our team- they are unpaid positions but we figured there are folks who could find the experience to be of professional...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Global Service Learning, MJCSL – Aug 1

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL), in partnership with the Community-based Global Learning Collaborative, is pleased to invite proposals for a special section on Global...

Call for Presenters: Beyond School Hours 2022 Conference – Jul 31

Foundations Inc

Do you have important best practices to share with the educator community? Are you an expert on a cutting-edge issue in youth development or education? Can you captivate a crowd? Well, it’s...

Grant Opportunities

‘Rise’ Accelerator Project for Female Entrepreneurs – Jul 19

Stacy’s Pita Chips

Stacy’s® Invites Applications From Female Entrepreneurs for ‘Rise’ Accelerator Project A brand founded by a female entrepreneur, Stacy’s® Pita Chips is committed to empowering and...

Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Awards – Jul 16

Lewis Prize for Music

Lewis Prize for Music Accelerator Awards Applications Now Available The Lewis Prize for Music is accepting applications for its 2022 Accelerator Awards. Accelerator Awards are open to Creative Youth...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Director, Racial Equity & Justice, B Lab U.S. & Canada

B Lab

As the world grapples with a global pandemic, systemic racism, gross human inequality, and climate change, at B Lab we are leaning into our nearly 15 years of experience as drivers of systems change....

Civic Engagement and Community Partnerships Associate Director/Director, Penn Medicine

University of Pennsylvania Health System

Associate Director or Director position in Penn Medicine Office of Government and Community Relations with primary responsibility in the area of civic engagement. Under the direction of the Corporate...

The Dornsife Center Front Desk Greeter – Jun 5

Drexel University

The Dornsife Center Front Desk – Greeter will be the first point of contact for visitors attending programs at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships. The position will sign-in...

Summer Camp Group Facilitator, Congreso

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Congreso, one of the Top Workplaces in the Philadelphia region, is hiring for its year-round youth programs. We need AWESOME people to help with academics, and lead clubs in creative and performing...

Corporate Partnerships Director, City Year Philadelphia

City Year Philadelphia

City Year Philadelphia seeks a Corporate Partnerships Director who will lead efforts to secure financial support from Philadelphia-area corporations and foundations, and manage the Corporate...

Director, Economic Development & Inclusion, Wilmington Alliance

Wilmington Alliance

The Wilmington Alliance seeks an experienced economic development leader who is passionate about driving transformative community change and is committed to dismantling social inequality to serve as...

Camp Counselors, La Salle Summer STEM Enrichment Camp

La Salle University

We are in need of a few camp counselors for the La Salle Summer Enrichment Camp. The camp runs from July 6-July 23 and we are looking for some energetic people who love to work with kids. Camp...

National Service Diversity Accelerator VISTA, Mayor’s Office – Jun 20

The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service (MOCEVS) is hiring a VISTA to support the launch of a fellowship that will provide funding and support to diverse candidates that...

Community Resource Corps Program Manager, City of Phila.

City of Philadelphia

Agency Description The Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service (MOCEVS) is committed to increasing long term, sustainable civic engagement throughout the city. To support this...

Literacy Associates (Seasonal), City of Phila.

City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families

The Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR) Literacy Associate will instruct and organize playful learning and light-touch literacy activities at PPR summer camps. Several Literacy Associates will be...

PlayMobile Associates (Seasonal), City of Phila.

City of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR) PlayMobile Associate will work on a small team responsible for driving and maintaining the PPR PlayMobile vehicle, which contains playful learning tools...

Assistant Group Supervisor (Part-Time), Licensed Child Care Center

Launch Philadelphia

The Assistant Group Supervisor of the Licensed Child Center is a part-time exempt off-site position of Launch of Philadelphia. The Assistant Group Supervisor will work under the supervision of the...

Group Supervisor (Part-Time), Licensed Child Care Center

Launch Philadelphia

The Group Supervisor of the Licensed Child Center is a part-time exempt off-site position of Launch of Philadelphia. The Group Supervisor will work under the supervision of the Site Director....

FaithJustice Fellowship: “NeXt Level” Project Coordinator – Jun 11

Center for FaithJustice

Program Description The Center for FaithJustice (CFJ) is piloting a new program, “NeXt Level”  through the Lilly Endowment’s initiative: “Strengthening Congregational Ministries with...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap, National Call – Jun 3

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Join the quarterly Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap National Meeting where members of the #CareCantWait campaign will discuss why federal investment in an equitable care infrastructure is critical to...

Webinar: From Rescue to Rebuild – Jun 3

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

As Congress and the Biden Administration consider their next major investments in early childhood education, they need a vision for a new and better system. How do we ensure that our many early...

Fusion Course: Enhancing Education through Community-Based Learning – Jun 7-11 or 21-25

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...

The Path to Net Zero – Jun 3

Washington Post Live

The transition to a net zero global economy is accelerating, with powerful implications across many sectors. Washington Post Live will gather thought leaders and key policymakers to discuss the goal...

Race in America: Corporate Initiatives – Jun 2

Washington Post Live

Mark Mason is Citi’s chief financial officer and one of Wall Street’s highest-ranking Black executives. In the past year, the company has committed over $1 billion to tackle the racial wealth gap...

Race in America: History Matters, the Tulsa Race Massacre – Jun 1

Washington Post Live

The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre is one of the country’s deadliest episodes of racial violence. Historians believe as many as 300 Black people were killed and 10,000 were made homeless after a...

Disruption & Innovation in Organizational Culture & Change Management in Uncertain Times – Jun 15

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

In these uncertain times, how does a modern nonprofit prepare itself for the future while remaining focused on its mission and its vision for change? On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 2:00-3:00 PM, in...

The Value of Higher Education – Jun 9 & 16

Inside Higher Ed

For years, key stakeholders have questioned postsecondary degrees and credentials compared to prior generations. Core factors contributing to this downward trend include the exponential growth in...

Jr. STEM Academy Virtual Summer Camps – Jun 28

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia’s Junior STEM Academy 2021 Summer Camp  – Uncharted Exploration Hands-on learning and innovative technology experiences await you at Community College of...

Webinar: Accelerating Paid Leave for Families – Jun 1

The Aspen Institute

Ascend at the Aspen Institute and the Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community invite you to our upcoming webinar focused on the recently proposed federal legislation on paid leave. Join Aspen...

New Major in Urban Community Change: B.A. in Community Organizing

West Chester University

As part of the Rustin Urban Community Change Axis (RUCCAS), West Chester University is offering the region’s first interdisciplinary undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in community organizing. ...

Democratic Engagement

CEEP 2021-2022 Engagement Fellows

Campus Election Engagement Project

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a national nonpartisan organization that helps America’s colleges and universities get as many of their 20 million students as possible to register,...

Voting Access and Preparation for Youth in Foster Care – Apr 15

The Field Center for Children's Policy Practice & Research

Every year, approximately 20,000 young adults age out of foster care – of age to vote and with critical interests to protect. Thousands more are in extended foster care past age 18.  These young...

Making Her Mark: Philadelphia Women Fight for the Vote

Free Library of Philadelphia

The Free Library’s ongoing Making Her Mark exhibition is now available online as well as for in-person visits with a reservation, free of charge. In 2020, the United States observed the...

Building Beyond Bridges: Fostering Faculty Collaboration, Connection, and Capacity in the Student Voting Space – Apr 14-16,20-21

Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights

After the most participatory election in American history, we are at a crucial time in our democracy. With the 50th Anniversary of the 26th Amendment this year, we have an opportunity to celebrate...

CEEP: The Election Rules Debate and Detecting Disinformation

Campus Election Engagement Project

We have recently updated our Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) resources on the HR1 bill and debates around elections rules, and our guide to detecting disinformation, with the latter...

College Success Network

NCAN (Nat’l College Attainment Network) Style Guide

National College Attainment Network

We published the NCAN (National College Attainment Network) Style Guide as part of our commitment to using inclusive terms and asset-based language in both external and internal communications (and...

For Students

Creativity in Communication Workshop Series – Endless opportunities: exploring media, politics, and research through the college experience – Apr 8

Temple University

For students who might be interested in media, politics and research, join Klein College of Media and Communication in partnership with Temple University’s Latinx Media Association in a free...

PA Statewide Service Learning Competition – May 14

PA Statewide After School Youth Development Network

Pennsylvania Service Learning Competition by PSAYDN and Propel Afterschool Action Team (grades 6-12) Deadline:Friday, May 14, 2021 Awards: 1st place $3000, 2nd place $2000, 3rd and 4th place $500...

Fulton Bank Diversity Scholarship – Deadline Extended – May 14

Fulton Bank

***Deadline extended to May 14, 2021*** What Makes This Scholarship Unique? Opportunity for paid summer and holiday break employment. Opportunity for paid internships for college students....

Sustainability

Climate Solutions Acceleration Fund Round Two – Apr 30

Second Nature

We are now accepting applications for the second round of the Climate Solutions Acceleration Fund. The Climate Solutions Acceleration Fund (Acceleration Fund) is dedicated to supporting innovative...

Philadelphia’s Urban Agricultural Plan: Public Meeting 2 Is Live Online through May 15

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation

Growing from the Root, Philadelphia’s first Urban Agriculture Plan has relaunched with the opening of the 2nd Virtual “Public Meeting” website. We are kicking off the next phase of...

Faculty Updates

2021 Social Justice Fair – Apr 13-16

Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine, Abington and World Campus invite you to attend our 2021 Social Justice Fair from April 13-16, 2021. Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice will be the theme for this...

Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference – Apr 8-9

Harvard University

Since 2015, over 100 undergraduates from across the nation have gathered to present research that amplifies historically muted voices to address issues of equity and justice. The conference has...

Compact Nation Podcast: Trumpism and Higher Education

Campus Compact

Eric Mlyn returns to #CompactNationPod to talk with Andrew Seligsohn, President of Campus Compact, about the ongoing threat of Trumpism to higher education. Listen in for their reflections on the...

Flipping the Online Classroom – Apr 8

Campus Compact

This session will focus on designing and implementing courses with high levels of student interaction, engagement, and community-based learning. We will introduce strategies and approaches for...

New Book: Student-Centered Pedagogy and Course Transformation at Scale, Facilitating Faculty Agency to IMPACT Institutional Change

Stylus Publishing

In response to national concerns a decade ago, driven by research that showed that higher education was making little impact on students’ development of broad competencies and critical thinking,...

Publishing Opportunities: Community Development Journal – May 1

Community Development Society

Community Development, the journal of the Community Development Society is pleased to announce two special and thematic issue opportunities. Our special issue focuses on “Community Development and...

2021-2022 Virtual Cohort of the Engaged Scholars Initiative – Deadline Extended – Apr 13

Swarthmore College Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility

The Lang Center at Swarthmore College is partnering with Campus Compact to accept nominations for up to twenty engaged faculty, staff, and administrators to join a virtual collaborative learning and...

Building Beyond Bridges: Fostering Faculty Collaboration, Connection, and Capacity in the Student Voting Space – Apr 14-16,20-21

Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights

After the most participatory election in American history, we are at a crucial time in our democracy. With the 50th Anniversary of the 26th Amendment this year, we have an opportunity to celebrate...

New Article: Where Caregiving and Gender Intersect

Inside Higher Ed

It’s not just about gender or caregiving, it’s both: new analyses suggest colleges need COVID-19 faculty relief policies that target female caregivers in particular. Numerous recent...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: Making Room for Adult Students

Inside Higher Ed

Adult students are key to meeting the postsecondary attainment goals in many states and the , given the projected enrollment declines in traditional college-age Americans. Yet adults remain...


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