The week of

February 8, 2022

PHENND Events/Activities

Recording: Meeting the Moment: University-School Partnerships to Address Pandemic Challenges

PHENND

On January 24, 2022, as a part of Penn’s MLK Symposium on Social Change, PHENND, the Netter Center for Community Partnerships and the African-American Resource Center sponsored a webinar,...

PHENND Seeks VISTAs for Nonprofit Fellows program

PHENND

Join a cohort that works to strengthen communities and alleviate poverty by building capacity at local Philadelphia nonprofits.  Be one of 18 full-time AmeriCorps VISTAs serving in various...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Virtual Workshop Opportunity for Parents: Talking About Teen Dating Violence – Feb 22

City of Philadelphia Office of Domestic Violence Strategies

The City’s Office of Domestic Violence Strategies wants to raise awareness for 2022’s Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. The advocacy month occurs every February. This campaign aims to raise...

The BlackQuaker Film Festival – Feb 12

The BlackQuaker Project

We are thrilled to announce the Black Quaker Lives Matter Film Festival, a first-of-its-kind film festival that endeavors to educate all about the importance of Quakers of Color who for too long have...

Webinar: Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program – Feb 10

Institute of Student Loan Advisors

Please join Senator Bob Casey’s office and The Institute of Student Loan Advisors (TISLA) for an informational webinar to help public servants in Pennsylvania learn the ins and outs of the Public...

For The Love of Community: Abolition, Archives, and Art Workshop – Feb 12

Making Worlds Bookstore & Social Center

Come and learn about community care and Abolitionism, past and present, in Philadelphia. Join Chronicling Resistance Activist-Curator Fellow Malkia Okech in an archive and art workshop that considers...

Step Into College Conference – Mar 11 & 12

Steppingstone Scholars

On behalf of The School District of Philadelphia, Steppingstone Scholars, and University of the Sciences, Philadelphia School District Counselors and their 9th-12th grade students are invited to...

Virtual Event: Creative Writing with Artist in Residence, Carlos José Pérez Sámano – Feb 17

Penn Museum

Join us as Penn Museum’s first artist in residence, Carlos José Pérez Sámano, discusses his partnering with local Latino community leaders to present free creative writing workshops. Learn...

Online Event: Get to Know Gender Justice Fund – Feb 10

Gender Justice Fund

Get to Know Gender Justice Fund is a series of quarterly lunchtime panel discussions where we dig into issues important to Gender Justice Fund alongside our grantees. Join us on February 10,...

Douglass Day: A National Black History Community Event at Penn Libraries – Feb 14

University of Pennsylvania Library

Douglass Day is a celebration of 19th-century Black achievement held annually on February 14, the day Frederick Douglass chose to celebrate his birthday. Each year communities gather at universities...

PA STEM Coalition Meeting – Feb 10

PA STEM Coalition

The upcoming PA STEM Coalition meeting, Getting involved in STEM Research Grants – a conversation with higher education and the benefits to our preK-12 school systems, will be held on February...

Reuniting Family Bail Fund “Love Bonds,” An Exploratory Experience – Feb 14

Reuniting Family Bail Fund

The Reuniting Family Bail Fund is having its first annual Valentine’s Day fundraiser dinner. It will be on Valentine’s Day which is Monday, February 14th at Von C brewing Co. from...

Philadelphia Community Works Conference 2022 – Feb 22

Community Works Conference

Tom Burgoyne, the “Best Friend” of the Phillie Phanatic and decorated author, will be the keynote speaker for Philadelphia Community Works Conference, held virtually on February 22, 2022.  This...

New Resources

Video Now Available: Virtual Town Hall on Tax Filing

Office of U.S. Congressman Dwight Evans

Congressman Dwight Evans hosted a virtual town hall in January 2022 on tax filing with representatives from the Campaign for Working Families, Philly VIP and the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service. They...

How to Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Philly

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Lunar New Year is celebrated across cultures, including Vietnamese, Korean, Tibetan, and Mongolian, and is arguably the most important holiday for Chinese families like mine — think Thanksgiving,...

13 Museums and Cultural Landmarks That Showcase Black history in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Inquirer

It’s no surprise that in one of America’s most historic cities, Black history is all around. From Underground Railroad stops to assembly landmarks from the Civil Rights movement, Black...

Black History Month at the National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center

During the month of February, the National Constitution Center will honor the achievements and rich heritage of African Americans, and the impact their stories have had on constitutional history....

Curricular Resource for Black History Month: Cross-Cultural Solidarity in Social Justice Movements

Pulitzer Center

History has given us remarkable examples of cross-cultural solidarity within the context of social justice movements. These working relationships are the legacy on which today’s age of activism...

Virtual Journalist Visit Opportunities for Black History Month

Pulitzer Center

Happy Black History Month, educator community! In celebration, we’re sharing a few events, opportunities, and resources you can use to uplift stories of Black Americans and the diaspora...

Emergency Connectivity Fund Device Lending Program, Free Library

Free Library of Philadelphia

The Free Library still has Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) devices available to eligible patrons. What is the ECF Device Lending Program at the Free Library? The Free Library has launched a program...

Reading to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Free Library of Philadelphia

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with events all around Philadelphia, or by reading one of these books about the holiday for young children, or a book by an author of Chinese descent. Books about Lunar...

New Book: What We Value: Public Health, Social Justice and Educating for Democracy

University of Virginia Press

America is in a moment of crisis. Facing the overlapping traumas of the COVID-19 pandemic, the student debt crisis, the murder of George Floyd, and the insurrection of January 6, we as Americans have...

New Book: Rx Racial Healing: A Guide to Embracing Our Humanity

American Association of Colleges & Universities

Framed by a personal narrative detailing Dr. Gail C. Christopher’s commitment to help our nation to jettison the false belief in a racial hierarchy, Rx Racial Healing: A Guide to Embracing Our...

New Book: Getting Ready, The Liberal Arts and Sciences in the Post-Pandemic World

American Association of Colleges & Universities

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a demanding teacher. In Getting Ready, William D. Adams explores how colleges and universities can draw from the pandemic’s lessons about science, history, culture,...

Free Tax Preparation Sites

Campaign for Working Families

Campaign For Working Families has free tax sites. All tax sites follow CDC Guidelines: You must wear your own face mask You must social distance 6 feet apart For a quick and easy tax filing, bring...

February is Black History Month at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia

This February, the Free Library is again proud to celebrate Black History Month through affirming programs and resources for all ages and backgrounds. Throughout the month of February, join...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

INTERSECT@CMU 2022: Innovating A Sustainable Future for All – Feb 10-11

Carnegie Mellon University

Each year, INTERSECT@CMU brings together CMU thought leaders, industry partners and experts from around the world to discuss some of society’s most pressing problems and present potential...

Call for Papers: 2022 CARE Virtual Conference – Feb 28

Conference on Academic Research in Education (CARE)

***Deadline for submitting proposals extended to February 28*** Please consider submitting a proposal for a presentation at the Virtual 6th Annual Conference on Academic Research in Education (CARE)....

Virtual Institute: Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Quality, Equity, and Student Engagement – Mar 4

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

Are you interested in building institutional capacity to achieve quality, equity, and student engagement goals through the design, implementation, and assessment of high-impact practices (HIPs)? Are...

Institute on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers – Mar 11

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)

Applications are now open for AAC&U’s 2022 Institute on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers! The 2022 Institute on TRHT Campus Centers will be held virtually from...

Grant Opportunities

Dissertation Research Grants – Mar 1

Russell Sage Foundation

Russell Sage Foundation invites applications for Dissertation Research Grants One of the oldest American foundations, the Russell Sage Foundation dedicates itself to strengthening the methods, data,...

Philanthropic Impact Fund – Mar 15

Vanguard Charitable

Vanguard Charitable issues RFP for Philanthropic Impact Fund Vanguard Charitable was founded in 1997 as an independent 501(c)(3) public charity that believes in the importance of long-term, strategic...

Strengthen Democratic Institutions – Mar 9

National Endowment for Democracy

National Endowment for Democracy accepts applications to strengthen democratic institutions The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private foundation dedicated to the growth and...

Youth Grant for Sustainable Food Systems – Feb 11

Earth Force

Chipotle and Earth Force are empowering young minds to make lasting changes in their communities with the Sustainability Challenge. Make Your Action Plan After you’ve researched your food...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Project LEAP Site Director, Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey

Organization Description: Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Our comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social...

Digital Literacy Specialist (Part Time), Girls, Inc.

Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey

Position Summary:  The Digital Literacy Specialist is responsible for providing digital literacy instruction to caregivers of children in K-12th grade using the Northstar and other digital literacy...

Community Educator, Coalition Against Hunger – Feb 14

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger

The Coalition Against Hunger has been an anti-hunger leader in the Philadelphia region for over two decades, building a regional movement to end hunger. The Coalition works to alleviate hunger in the...

Playful Learning Fellow, City of Phila.

City of Philadelphia

The Playful Learning Fellow is to develop and implement education projects throughout the Office of Children and Families (OCF) departments and other city agencies that apply the latest advances in...

International Student Coordinator, Swarthmore College – Feb 14

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore College is looking for a motivated and innovative individual with expertise in F1/J1 regulations and policy to join our team.  We are hiring  an International Student Coordinator.  The...

Director of Development and Communications, TeenSHARP

TeenSHARP

Founded in 2009, TeenSHARP prepares talented Black, Latino, and low-income students for top colleges and community-centered leadership. We do so in pursuit of a vision that, one day, the diversity of...

Miscellaneous

Join a Spring Community of Practice – Feb 4

Campus Compact

Campus Compact’s Communities of Practice (CoPs) offer community engagement practitioners from across the country a platform and space for shared learning and collegial support to advance their...

Philly Tech Gateway: Free After School Program for 12th Grade Students – Jan 27

Philadelphia Academies

This February Philadelphia Academies, Inc. (PAI) is launching a new After School Technology Bridge program (“Philly Tech Gateway”). We are actively recruiting 15 12th graders to be a part of this...

Emerging Voices Fellowship, PEN America – Jan 31

PEN America

Applications for the Emerging Voices Fellowship  are due January 31st! The Fellowship provides a virtual five-month immersive mentorship program for early-career writers from communities that are...

Call for Nominations: Multisector Partner Group, Center for Health Justice – Feb 18

AAMC Center for Health Justice

A guiding principle of the AAMC Center for Health Justice is that our goal – for all communities to thrive – reaches beyond health care. That’s why we’re looking for voices from beyond...

Building Community Capacity: A Community-Engaged Approach to COVID-19 Testing in African-American Churches – Feb 3

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is an innovative approach to combating health inequities through robust partnerships, community mobilization, and responsiveness to community-identified...

Engaged Scholarship Symposium 2022 – Feb 25

Campus Compact

The UMass Dartmouth community and Campus Compact invite you to join us for our 9th Annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium. Andrew J. Hoffman, the keynote, is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable...

Webinar: AmeriCorps NCCC: A to Z – Jan 27

AmeriCorps NCCC North Central Region

Looking to learn more about AmeriCorps’ upcoming opportunities? Thinking about serving with AmeriCorps NCCC? Join us for an interactive webinar about our program options, benefits, and...

Survey: Nonpartisan Student Voting Groups – Feb 11

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In 2021, ALL IN surveyed and interviewed nonpartisan student voting groups on campuses across the country to better understand the landscape, strategies, challenges, and needs of these important...

Centering BIPOC Student Voices in Shaping the Future of Work

The Opportunity Network

The Opportunity Network (OppNet) is collaborating with Cortico’s LVN (Local Voices Network)’s to facilitate a series of conversations that center the voices of BIPOC students to help design and...

Virtual Event: Students and Freedom of Expression on Campus – Jan 25

Knight Foundation

Please join us on Tuesday, January 25 at 2 ET, for a robust virtual discussion on campus free speech hosted by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Today’s students are challenging free-speech norms...

Webinar: Strengthening Social Connectedness: Key Concepts & Fundamentals – Jan 26

Visible Network Labs

After nearly two years of social distancing and quarantines, people are more aware than ever of the importance of social connectedness. However there is often a great deal of confusion around this...

Access Engineering: Spring 2022 Application for H.S. Students – Feb 1

University of Pennsylvania

Access Engineering is a group of engineering students from the University of Pennsylvania whose goal is to provide an engineering education to students in the Philadelphia area. We provide (now...

Democratic Engagement

Virtual Town Hall: Election Integrity and Voting Rights: Should We Rewrite the Rules? – Feb 15

National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center and the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University, as part of their ongoing conversations about how to restore the guardrails of American democracy, present a...

Creating Space for Democracy: A Primer on Dialogue & Deliberation in Higher Education

Campus Compact

This book from authors Nicholas Longo and Timothy Shaffer provides a guide to creating space for democracy on campuses by incorporating deliberation and dialogue. We live in divisive and polarizing...

Survey: Nonpartisan Student Voting Groups – Feb 11

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

In 2021, ALL IN surveyed and interviewed nonpartisan student voting groups on campuses across the country to better understand the landscape, strategies, challenges, and needs of these important...

Youth Electoral Significance Index (YESI)

CIRCLE

The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) released their 2022 Youth Electoral Significance Index (YESI) – which quantifies the immense potential electoral...

For Students

Access Engineering: Spring 2022 Application for H.S. Students – Feb 1

University of Pennsylvania

Access Engineering is a group of engineering students from the University of Pennsylvania whose goal is to provide an engineering education to students in the Philadelphia area. We provide (now...

Sustainability

Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC) Manager , Phila. Office of Sustainability

City of Philadelphia Office of Sustainability

Over the past two years, the Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC) has been growing its membership, infrastructure, organization systems, and policy processes so Philadelphians who are most impacted by...

Program Manager for Infrastructure and Floodplain Resilience, Phila. Office of Sustainability

City of Philadelphia Office of Sustainability

The Program Manager for Infrastructure and Floodplain Resilience will focus on strengthening the internal enabling environment for the development of infrastructure systems and capital improvement...

Program Strategist for Place-Based Initiatives, Phila. Office of Sustainability

City of Philadelphia Office of Sustainability

The Program Strategist for Place-Based Initiatives will have a vital role in building community resilience through comprehensive place-based innovations. The role will advance a strategic framework...

Environmental/Active Transportation Planner, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

This Office of Climate and Environment position assists in collecting and analyzing data, researching policy, conducting studies, developing analytical tools, engaging project stakeholders, and...

Sustainability Director, Chester County Planning Commission

County of Chester

The Chester County Planning Commission is seeking qualified candidates for the newly created position of Sustainability Director. This position provides a unique and rewarding opportunity to lead the...

Faculty Updates

Join a Spring Community of Practice – Feb 4

Campus Compact

Campus Compact’s Communities of Practice (CoPs) offer community engagement practitioners from across the country a platform and space for shared learning and collegial support to advance their...

Engaged Scholarship Symposium 2022 – Feb 25

Campus Compact

The UMass Dartmouth community and Campus Compact invite you to join us for our 9th Annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium. Andrew J. Hoffman, the keynote, is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable...

Virtual Event: Students and Freedom of Expression on Campus – Jan 25

Knight Foundation

Please join us on Tuesday, January 25 at 2 ET, for a robust virtual discussion on campus free speech hosted by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Today’s students are challenging free-speech norms...

New Report Series: Transforming Mindsets, Powering Change

Equal Measure

In the new three-part report series Transforming Mindsets, Powering Change, Equal Measure shares an emerging picture of how postsecondary institutions and their partners are unearthing complex and...

Pandemic Pivots in Teacher Education: Creating and Sustaining the New Normal

Metropolitan Universities journal

This article documents how one Teacher Preparation Program (TPP) at a medium-sized public university in the northeast responded to the needs of their urban partners during the global COVID-19...

Call for Proposals: Metropolitan Universities Journal – Feb 28

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Metropolitan Universities journal has a proud and successful tradition of publishing timely and innovative special issues. We invite proposals for special issues on any topic likely to be of...


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