The week of

August 24, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

Next Steps AmeriCorps Team Leader for CCP & Temple – immediate start

PHENND

PHENND seeks 2 full-time AmeriCorps members to serve as Next Steps Team Leaders and help support low-income first generation college students who are themselves enrolled as part-time AmeriCorps...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Service Enterprise Information Sessions – Sep 23,28,30

Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services

This fall, the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service (MOCEVS) will be opening recruitment for its second Service Enterprise Cohort. In preparation, they will be hosting three...

Webinar: Finding Facts during the Pandemic – Aug 31

Philadelphia Health Department

Join Those Nerdy Girls and the Philadelphia Health Department to get answers to common questions about COVID-19 and learn how to identify misinformation. Those Nerdy Girls is an all-women team of...

Webinar: Children First: Girls With Options – Sep 10

Children First

Teen girls have lots to say about preventing pregnancy. Join the conversation! Lessons Learned in Sex Ed: Why Girls Need Options. Dr. Tawanna Jones Morrison shares lessons from the Children First...

Back-to-School & Vaccine Clinic – Aug 28

Office of PA State Senator Nikil Saval

This year, we know that for families across Philadelphia, back-to-school preparations include making sure that each and every family member can stay safe and healthy. The COVID-19 vaccine is a...

New Resources

myPLACE Network, Adult Education & Career Readiness Classes

City of Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Children and Families supports the myPLACE network, which offers adult education and career readiness classes across the city of Philadelphia. Free classes...

10 Healthy Tips for Students Returning to School Buildings This Fall

City of Philadelphia

As of August 17, 2021, almost 80% of Philadelphia adults have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. But, the pandemic is not over yet. It’s important we continue working together to...

New Report: National Survey Finds Top Challenges, Priorities on Campuses

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) surveyed campuses nationwide on their biggest challenges and priorities in a turbulent year with the pandemic and racial justice...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: Career and Technical Education Goes Hybrid

Inside Higher Ed

This episode explores how the pandemic reshaped the delivery of programs with a significant hands-on component, and the outlook for CTE going forward. Much higher education coverage related to...

Black And Brown Students Are in Need of Safe Spaces on Campus

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In our latest Forbes piece, ALL IN summer intern and Temple University student, Manny Nelson, discusses the importance of safe spaces for Black and Brown students on campus. She writes, “Higher...

Ask Every Student Commitment to Participate in the Democratic Process

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Ask Every Student (AES), a joint initiative of ALL IN, Campus Vote Project, NASPA, and the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition, facilitates collaboration between campus leaders and nonprofit...

Chicago Educators Leverage COVID Reporting to Evaluate Systemic Inequalities

Pulitzer Center

This June, the University of Chicago and the Pulitzer Center co-hosted a professional development series for 50 educators that explored systemic inequalities across the globe highlighted by COVID-19....

Podcast: Higher Education’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Campus Compact

On the latest episode of Compact Nation Podcast, Higher Education’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we’re joined by authors from the Council of Europe’s latest publication to...

New Report: Campus Challenges and Strategic Priorities in a Time of Change

American Association of Colleges and Universities

For nearly eighteen months, the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged stubborn assumptions about higher education: that change is slow, that faculty can’t adapt, that student learning is separate from...

Partnerships Classifieds

Give Kids Sight Day 2021 Volunteers, Children First

Children First

Volunteer to help register children for Give Kids Sight Day virtual screening appointments!  Help kids have a better outlook on life by volunteering to schedule eye appointments for uninsured or...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 2022 Conference on General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment – Sep 20

American Association of Colleges and Universities

We are currently planning to hold the General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment Conference: From Reflection to Reimagination: Making Excellence the “New Normal” in San Diego, CA, February...

2021 Virtual Conference on Global Learning: Global Learning Reimagined – Oct 7-9

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Conference on Global Learning examines practical and theoretical approaches to reimagine global learning at the course,...

2021 Virtual Conference on Undergraduate STEM Education – Nov 4-6

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Registration is now open for Nothing Stays the Same: Reflecting on, Reckoning with & Re-Engineering Undergraduate STEM Education, November 4, 2021 to November 6, 2021 (Virtual). CONFERENCE...

Grant Opportunities

Address Healthcare Needs of Veterans – Sep 17

Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Invites Applications for Projects to Address Healthcare Needs of Veterans Johnson & Johnson Innovation, together with Johnson & Johnson Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, is inviting...

Racial Justice and Equity Fund – Sep 2

Lumina Foundation

Lumina Foundation Issues RFP for Racial Justice and Equity Fund The Lumina Foundation is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. The foundation has issued...

Strengthen Democratic Institutions – Sep 9

National Endowment for Democracy

National Endowment for Democracy Invites Applications to Strengthen Democratic Institutions The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and...

Early Childhood, Caplan Foundation – Sep 30

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood supports development projects and promising research with the potential to significantly enhance the physical and mental health, safety, nutrition, play,...

Music Programs, Les Paul Foundation – Sep 15

Les Paul Foundation

The Les Paul Foundation works to inspire innovative and creative thinking by sharing the legacy of Les Paul through music education, recording, innovation, and medical research related to hearing....

Healthy Homes Production Grant, HUD – Sep 21

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Apply Now for a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Funding Opportunity Indoor air quality (IAQ) partners and stakeholders, please be aware of the HUD grant opportunity for funding to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Next Steps AmeriCorps Team Leader for CCP & Temple – immediate start

PHENND

PHENND seeks 2 full-time AmeriCorps members to serve as Next Steps Team Leaders and help support low-income first generation college students who are themselves enrolled as part-time AmeriCorps...

Post-Secondary Director, Summer Search Philadelphia

Summer Search

ABOUT SUMMER SEARCH While young people from low-income communities – who are disproportionately young people of color – face systemic inequities in school, in the workforce, and in life, they...

Civic Engagement Canvasser, SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC

SEAMAAC welcomes applications for a Civic Engagement Canvasser. SEAMAAC is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, with the mission “To support and serve immigrants and refugees and other...

Program Coordinator (Full-Time), Phila. Robotics Coalition – Sep 1

Philadelphia Robotics Coalition

The Philadelphia Robotics Coalition seeks to hire a full-time Program Coordinator who will work with the Program Director and other staff to provide training and support to robotics coaches and...

Assistant Director of College Access and Persistence Initiatives, Temple Univ.

Temple University

This position provides administrative and logistical direction for the programs, initiatives, and professional and student staff within the College Access Unit in the College of Education and Human...

Secondary Science Teacher

CB Community Schools

Do you see teaching as a platform to connect with students to equip them with the social, emotional, and academic skills to not just survive in life, but to thrive? Are you passionate about righting...

Executive Director, Food Moxie

Food Moxie

The Food Moxie Executive Director (ED) oversees all strategic and operational responsibilities of the organization and provides leadership for Food Moxie’s staff, programs, strategic plan, and...

Director of Children and Youth Programs and Services, North10 Phila.

North10 Philadelphia

North 10 Philadelphia is hiring a Director of Children and Youth Programs and Services for the North 10 Philadelphia Lenfest Center. Job Description: Provide daily support for the coordination,...

Miscellaneous

Connecting Communities: Envisioning a U.S. Economy that Works for Everyone – Sep 2

Connecting Communities

Imagine that racial and gender gaps in the labor market did not exist. Would economic benefits extend beyond people no longer facing disparities? A team of Federal Reserve community development...

National Poll Worker Recruitment Day – Sep 1

U.S. Election Assistance Commission

National Poll Worker Recruitment Day is a national awareness day established by the Election Assistance Commission to encourage people to help America vote by serving as poll workers. By encouraging...

Webinar: What’s Next for Philanthropy – A Look Ahead at Emerging Trends – Sep 18

Stanford Social Innovation Review

The compounding crises of the last several years—the health and economic emergencies of COVID-19, the widespread reckoning on racial justice, the growing political polarization and violence, and...

A Paid Leave Conversation with Top Philanthropic, Business, and Advocacy Leaders – Aug 25

Bipartisan Policy Center

Paid leave policy is drawing increased attention from the business community and policymakers as labor market and workforce challenges persist even as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic....

Increasing Access to Homeownership: How America Can Increase Housing Affordability and Close the Wealth Gap – Aug 24

Urban Institute

Closing the homeownership gap is essential to closing the country’s racial wealth gap. Homeownership is the biggest creator of wealth—more than income or access to higher education—and the...

National Constitution Day Conversation – Sep 17

American Association of State Colleges and Universities

What are the most compelling constitutional issues in a post-pandemic America? Join the National Constitution Day Conversation on September 17 at 1 pm ET to explore this question. This hour-long...

2021 ALL IN Campus Information Session – Sep 14

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In an effort to support campuses that have joined the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge in 2021, we invite you to a conversation on September 14 at 2 – 3 pm ET. During this time our team will...

Civic Leadership Opportunity for Students: The Up to Us Campus Competition

Up to Us

Up to Us is a program aimed at the next-generation leaders to raise awareness and generate non-partisan ideas around issues that affect our fiscal future. Since the launch of Up to Us in 2012 in...

Teaching for a Future of Shared Prosperity – Aug 30

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is pleased to invite faculty members to submit applications to participate in our Teaching for a Future of Shared Prosperity project. This effort, supported by Up to Us, will engage...

Webinar: Measuring and Communicating Institutional Improvement in Assessment – Sep 7

American Association of Colleges and Universities

To meet institutional effectiveness standards, colleges and universities must demonstrate how the results generated by assessment and evaluation activities translate into evidence that is used to...

Webinar: How to Measure Student Learning in Cocurricular Spaces – Aug 31

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The college experience—designed to educate the whole person—is not confined to the classroom, and neither is student learning. This webinar will examine the “hows” and “whys” of assessing...

Webinar: Beyond Affordability: How Open Educational Resources Positively Influence Student Success – Aug 24

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Open Educational Resources (OER) are garnering a great deal of attention in higher education today—and not only because they save students money. The adoption of OER for course design and in course...

2022 Institute on ePortfolios – Sep 17

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Apply now for the American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) 2022 Yearlong Institute on ePortfolios. The Virtual Kick-Off is January 21–22, 2022. Applications are due September...

Democratic Engagement

National Poll Worker Recruitment Day – Sep 1

U.S. Election Assistance Commission

National Poll Worker Recruitment Day is a national awareness day established by the Election Assistance Commission to encourage people to help America vote by serving as poll workers. By encouraging...

National Constitution Day Conversation – Sep 17

American Association of State Colleges and Universities

What are the most compelling constitutional issues in a post-pandemic America? Join the National Constitution Day Conversation on September 17 at 1 pm ET to explore this question. This hour-long...

2021 ALL IN Campus Information Session – Sep 14

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In an effort to support campuses that have joined the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge in 2021, we invite you to a conversation on September 14 at 2 – 3 pm ET. During this time our team will...

Black And Brown Students Are in Need of Safe Spaces on Campus

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In our latest Forbes piece, ALL IN summer intern and Temple University student, Manny Nelson, discusses the importance of safe spaces for Black and Brown students on campus. She writes, “Higher...

Ask Every Student Commitment to Participate in the Democratic Process

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Ask Every Student (AES), a joint initiative of ALL IN, Campus Vote Project, NASPA, and the Students Learn Students Vote Coalition, facilitates collaboration between campus leaders and nonprofit...

Civic Leadership Opportunity for Students: The Up to Us Campus Competition

Up to Us

Up to Us is a program aimed at the next-generation leaders to raise awareness and generate non-partisan ideas around issues that affect our fiscal future. Since the launch of Up to Us in 2012 in...

Faculty Updates

New Report: National Survey Finds Top Challenges, Priorities on Campuses

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) surveyed campuses nationwide on their biggest challenges and priorities in a turbulent year with the pandemic and racial justice...

National Constitution Day Conversation – Sep 17

American Association of State Colleges and Universities

What are the most compelling constitutional issues in a post-pandemic America? Join the National Constitution Day Conversation on September 17 at 1 pm ET to explore this question. This hour-long...

Podcast: Higher Education’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Campus Compact

On the latest episode of Compact Nation Podcast, Higher Education’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we’re joined by authors from the Council of Europe’s latest publication to...

Teaching for a Future of Shared Prosperity – Aug 30

Campus Compact

Campus Compact is pleased to invite faculty members to submit applications to participate in our Teaching for a Future of Shared Prosperity project. This effort, supported by Up to Us, will engage...

New Report: Campus Challenges and Strategic Priorities in a Time of Change

American Association of Colleges and Universities

For nearly eighteen months, the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged stubborn assumptions about higher education: that change is slow, that faculty can’t adapt, that student learning is separate from...

Webinar: Measuring and Communicating Institutional Improvement in Assessment – Sep 7

American Association of Colleges and Universities

To meet institutional effectiveness standards, colleges and universities must demonstrate how the results generated by assessment and evaluation activities translate into evidence that is used to...

Webinar: How to Measure Student Learning in Cocurricular Spaces – Aug 31

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The college experience—designed to educate the whole person—is not confined to the classroom, and neither is student learning. This webinar will examine the “hows” and “whys” of assessing...

Webinar: Beyond Affordability: How Open Educational Resources Positively Influence Student Success – Aug 24

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Open Educational Resources (OER) are garnering a great deal of attention in higher education today—and not only because they save students money. The adoption of OER for course design and in course...

2022 Institute on ePortfolios – Sep 17

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Apply now for the American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) 2022 Yearlong Institute on ePortfolios. The Virtual Kick-Off is January 21–22, 2022. Applications are due September...

Call for Proposals: 2022 Conference on General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment – Sep 20

American Association of Colleges and Universities

We are currently planning to hold the General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment Conference: From Reflection to Reimagination: Making Excellence the “New Normal” in San Diego, CA, February...

2021 Virtual Conference on Global Learning: Global Learning Reimagined – Oct 7-9

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Conference on Global Learning examines practical and theoretical approaches to reimagine global learning at the course,...

2021 Virtual Conference on Undergraduate STEM Education – Nov 4-6

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Registration is now open for Nothing Stays the Same: Reflecting on, Reckoning with & Re-Engineering Undergraduate STEM Education, November 4, 2021 to November 6, 2021 (Virtual). CONFERENCE...


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