The week of

October 5, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

Slide Deck & Recording: Coalition for Anti-Racist Literacy at Bryn Mawr

PHENND

On September 22nd, PHENND’s College Success Network featured the Coalition for Anti-Racist Literacy at Bryn Mawr College also known as CARLA. Starting with 16 members in 2018, CARLA—the...

PHENND Fellows Recruitment Info Session – Oct 18

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...

VISTA Operations Coordinator

PHENND

PHENND is hiring! The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) is a consortium of institutions of higher education in the Philadelphia region. The VISTA Operations...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Jefferson Humanities Forum “Origins” Presents Yaa Gyasi – Oct 12

Jefferson Humanities Forum

Yaa Gyasi is the author of Homegoing, one of the most celebrated debuts of 2016. A riveting, kaleidoscopic novel, Homegoing is a story of race, history, ancestry, love, and time that traces the...

Conceptualizations of Power & Privilege – Nov 9

Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative

This thought provoking training provides providers with a safe and nurturing space to better understand power and privilege dynamics through complex contexts. It provides participants with...

PHS Green City Teachers – Nov 2

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Green City Teachers, which is traditionally a space for youth educators inspiring the next generation of gardeners, is back again! Over five weeks, we will cover topics like basic horticulture, light...

Webinar: Environmental and Sustainability Education Grant Writing – Oct 27

Stroud Water Research Center

Tips, Tricks, and Recommendations for Successful Environmental and Sustainability Education Grant Proposals When: Wednesday October 27, 2021, 4-5:30 EDT (with a little extra optional time for...

Hear Me Out Programming Returns this Fall: Food Equity – Oct 6

Free Library of Philadelphia

After a successful year of programming, the Hear Me Out series is returning this fall for its second Hear Me Out season of monthly dialogues across distance and difference! As we collectively address...

Young Readers Book Festival – Oct 16

School District of Philadelphia

October is Family Engagement Month and the FACE Office is excited to celebrate with you at our Young Readers Book Festival! Join us from 10 AM to 1 PM on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at the Northeast...

Virtual Open House: Teachers Institute of Phila. 2022 Spring Seminar Program – Oct 14

Teachers Institute of Philadelphia

The Teachers Institute of Philadelphia (TIP) invites you to its Virtual Open House, Thursday, October 14th, 5-6 pm via Zoom. At the event, the six Penn and Temple professors we have chosen to lead...

Jr. STEM Academy: Minority Men in Medicine Virtual Career Awareness Event – Oct 8

Community College of P

Discover opportunities that await you. At the virtual Minority Men in Medicine event, you’ll hear medical doctors talk about their professions and their career paths. Ask questions, see the labs...

Webinar: Pre-K for PA, Working Together – Oct 12

Pre-K for PA

Join Us on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 11:00 AM for a special webinar focusing on: federal pandemic relief opportunities for child care new federal early childhood education proposals state budget...

Teacher Education Alliance (TEA) New Teacher Program – Oct 16

Temple University

The TEA New Teacher Program has been designed by collaboration between regional teacher education programs and organizations.  The purpose is to create a safe and engaging space for early career...

Tree House Books Reading Promise Festival – Oct 9

Tree House Books

On Saturday, October 9th from 10am-1pm, Tree House Books will be celebrating Philadelphia Literacy Day as part of the city-wide Reading Promises Festival with a huge extravaganza in front of our...

A Monumental Tour Explores the African American Experience

Monumental Tour is an outdoor sculpture show that empowers social change through art. This traveling exhibition will stop in Philadelphia through January 31, 2022. Visit the sculptures placed along...

New Resources

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families

Domestic violence is complex and dangerous. It affects all classes, races, marital statuses, sexual orientations, and gender identities. Domestic violence is more than physical abuse. It is a pattern...

Black Male Resource Finder

Mayor's Office of Black Male Engagement

The Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement (OBME) is committed to closing the opportunity divide for men and boys of color by striving to better the communities where they live in, and reduce the...

New Book: Women and Leadership Development in College

Stylus Publishing

As leadership educators shift from teacher- to learner-centered environments, from hierarchical to shared responsibility for learning, and from absolute to constructed ways of knowing, a desire for...

Civic Learning and Democracy Engagement Coalition

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Although higher education institutions have made strong commitments to address the most pressing issues facing American democracy – from racial equity to healthcare to climate change – a group of...

Access and Equity in STEM: Jan’s Jams – A Conversation with Errika Moore

STEM Ecosystems

STEM Funder’s Network Executive Director Errika Moore is an engineer by profession, but philanthropy is her passion. Errika earned her Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from the...

New Report: Racial Disparities Exist Among Children Due to COVID-19

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

A recent analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation examined how COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Black, Hispanic, Asian, American Indian and Alaska Natives (AIAN) as well as Native Hawaiians...

October is Health Literacy Month

Free Library of Philadelphia

Did you know that October is Health Literacy Month, a month dedicated to finding, understanding, and using health information to make informed decisions? The Free Library offers numerous ways to help...

‘The 1619 Project’ Resources for Afterschool Education – Oct 20

The Pulitzer Center

We’re excited to announce a content partnership with Mizzen by Mott, a free app to help afterschool professionals deliver exciting learning opportunities that inspire, engage, and empower young...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: Putting Career Readiness at Higher Ed’s Core

Inside Higher Ed

In this episode, two experts urge colleges to collect and share key information about their students’ career readiness and career success. Many employers and critics of higher education think...

William Penn Foundation 2020 Annual Report

William Penn Foundation

The William Penn Foundation has long sought to create a more just and vital city and region, typically by funding in the areas of education, the arts and public spaces, and through protection of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Explore STEM Philly-Chester Seeking STEM Volunteers

Philadelphia Education Fund

Explore STEM Philly (ESP) is an enrichment STEM program provided by the Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF). Its goal is to expand access to STEM education and career awareness among historically...

College, Career, and Community Fair Partner Registration – Oct 13

One Bright Ray

One Bright Ray, Mansion Evening Campus is having a College, Career, and Community Fair. This is a student-centered event to connect our adult learners to resources and opportunities. The fair will...

Grant Opportunities

Family Engagement to Improve Student Learning – Oct 8

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Carnegie Corporation of New York Invites Proposals for Family Engagement to Improve Student Learning The Carnegie Corporation of New York has issued a call for proposals for Family Engagement to...

People, Parks, and Power: A National Initiative for Green Space, Health Equity, and Racial Justice – Nov 4

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is inviting applications for its People, Parks, and Power: A National Initiative for Green Space, Health Equity, and Racial Justice (P3). According to the...

Expanding Access to the Child Tax Credit – Nov 1

City of Philadelphia Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity

Community organizations that serve the lowest income Philadelphians are invited to apply for a new grant opportunity to help families claim their new federal Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments....

Health Information Outreach Award – Nov 1

National Library of Medicine

The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public’s health by providing researchers, health professionals,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Lead Carpenter, Habitat for Humanity – Oct 29

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia

At Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia (HFHP), we are builders who work alongside, not for, others. We are driven by accountability and defined by our stick-to-itiveness. The BUILD Department directly...

Executive Director, LandHealth Institute

LandHealth Institute

LandHealth Institute, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit founded in 2014 in the Parkside neighborhood of West Philadelphia, restores land and reconnects people to nature through immersive at-the-source...

Universal Workforce Facilitator, Esperanza

Esperanza

Esperanza has an immediate opening for a full-time Universal Workforce Facilitator. The Universal Workforce Facilitator designs, delivers and manages the interactive experiential learning activities...

Drive for SEPTA as a Bus Operator + Free CDL Training – Oct 6

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

Who Should Apply? Customer-service superstars who have had a valid driver’s license for at least the last three years, with open schedule availability, and who possess an interest in growing a...

Bicycle Coalition Youth Cycling Coordinator – Oct 11

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

The Bicycle Coalition is hiring a Coordinator for our Youth Cycling Program. Love working with youth? Love biking? Love to do the behind-the-scenes work that makes our awesome youth cycling program...

Executive Director, CureViolence Initiative, Temple University

Temple University

Cure Violence is a strategic evidence-based public health approach to reduce and prevent shootings and killings in areas with a high prevalence of gun violence. The Director of Violence Prevention...

Philadelphia Policy and Mobilization Lead, Children First

Children First

About Us Children First, formerly Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY), is a dynamic child advocacy organization focused on improving the lives of children by building support and momentum...

Deputy Director, Children First

Children First

About Us Children First, formerly Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY), is a dynamic child advocacy organization focused on improving the lives of children by building support and momentum...

Miscellaneous

Apply to join the Citizen Police Oversight Commission

City of Philadelphia

The Kenney Administration and City Council are encouraging individuals to apply to join the Citizen Police Oversight Commission. The Citizen Police Oversight Commission (CPOC) is a new independent...

Webinar: How to Go From Zero to Hero With Your Grant Strategy – Nov 9

Nonprofit Learning Lab

During this webinar, you will learn the fundamentals of effective grant strategy and how to better prepare your nonprofit for scaling grant success. Every attendee will leave with grant opportunities...

Creative Communities Convening – Nov 4-6

3 Dots

Join us for the inaugural Creative Communities Convening on November 4 – 6, 2021. This event will bring together creative placemakers, community organizers, arts center leaders, and innovation...

Race in America: Hispanic Heritage Month – Oct 8

Washington Post Live

NASA JPL tactical mission lead for Perseverance Diana Trujillo discusses her work with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, advocacy around STEM education and her journey immigrating from Colombia to the...

Virtual Workshop on Promising Practices: Reconnecting Recent High School Grads – Oct 20

Strada Education Network

Looking for a space to learn and share with colleagues on how to support students who graduated from high school during the pandemic? Join us for this workshop on steps we can take to reengage recent...

Teachers Institute of Philadelphia 2022 Spring Seminar Program – Oct 18

Teachers Institute of Philadelphia

The Teachers Institute of Philadelphia (TIP) invites teachers from around the School District of Philadelphia to participate in its 15-week seminar program in 2022. Led by professors in the...

Strike from the Record? Administrative Burdens in Take-up of Criminal Record Clearance – Oct 21

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Too few people eligible for clearing their criminal record take-up the program, creating a “second chance gap.” While the policy was designed to help mitigate the collateral consequences of an...

Webinar: Changes to Data Privacy & What It Means for Year-End Giving – Oct 13

Nonprofit Learning Lab

Year-end is a critical time for fundraisers, as historically a third of all annual giving takes place between #GivingTuesday and December 31. But recent announcements from Apple and Google...

Webinar: Why You Need Peer-to-Peer Fundraising & the Best Ways to Implement It – Oct 6

Nonprofit Learning Lab

Peer-to-peer fundraising allows you to raise exponentially more fundraising revenue when you do it right. With peer-to-peer in your fundraising strategy, your community will raise money for you. Yet,...

Webinar: Radical Imagination in Action: Re-Visioning and Co-Creating Community Engagement – Nov 4

Campus Compact

Due to long-term partnerships that have continued to evolve, during the pandemic Dominican’s Service-Learning program was able to work intensively with partners to support their programming and...

Anti-Racism Community of Practice – Oct 11

Campus Compact

The Anti-Racism Community of Practice (CoP) will focus on the ways white supremacy and racism manifest in ourselves and in our practice and how to undo racism in our work and spheres of influence....

Sustainability

PHS Green City Teachers – Nov 2

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Green City Teachers, which is traditionally a space for youth educators inspiring the next generation of gardeners, is back again! Over five weeks, we will cover topics like basic horticulture, light...

Webinar: Environmental and Sustainability Education Grant Writing – Oct 27

Stroud Water Research Center

Tips, Tricks, and Recommendations for Successful Environmental and Sustainability Education Grant Proposals When: Wednesday October 27, 2021, 4-5:30 EDT (with a little extra optional time for...

Faculty Updates

New Book: Women and Leadership Development in College

Stylus Publishing

As leadership educators shift from teacher- to learner-centered environments, from hierarchical to shared responsibility for learning, and from absolute to constructed ways of knowing, a desire for...

Civic Learning and Democracy Engagement Coalition

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Although higher education institutions have made strong commitments to address the most pressing issues facing American democracy – from racial equity to healthcare to climate change – a group of...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: Putting Career Readiness at Higher Ed’s Core

Inside Higher Ed

In this episode, two experts urge colleges to collect and share key information about their students’ career readiness and career success. Many employers and critics of higher education think...

Webinar: Radical Imagination in Action: Re-Visioning and Co-Creating Community Engagement – Nov 4

Campus Compact

Due to long-term partnerships that have continued to evolve, during the pandemic Dominican’s Service-Learning program was able to work intensively with partners to support their programming and...

Anti-Racism Community of Practice – Oct 11

Campus Compact

The Anti-Racism Community of Practice (CoP) will focus on the ways white supremacy and racism manifest in ourselves and in our practice and how to undo racism in our work and spheres of influence....


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