The week of

March 29, 2022

Other Local Events and Workshops

Multi-Industry Career Fair – Apr 21

Philadelphia Works

Join us at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, April 21, 2022, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, and connect with over 50 employers, representing a variety of industries: Business Services Construction &...

Online Event: Instructional Strategies for High School Equivalency/ GED – Apr 8

City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families Adult Education

(Audience may include: Instructors, Tutors) Participants will be able to experience, from the student perspective, instructional routines that align with high school equivalency assessment. Later,...

Online Event: Do Stipends and Other Incentives Work? (Adult Ed.) – Apr 8

City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families Adult Education

Topics covered in the workshop include: stipends basics, when to give incentives, why incentives matter, and how to design an incentive program. Participants will be able to do a cost benefit...

Online Event: Race and Equity in Adult Education – Apr 1

City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families Adult Education

Topics covered in this workshop include: implicit bias, strategies for talking about racial bias in the classroom, and addressing racial equity. Participants will generate ideas and steps we can take...

Online Event: Learning in the Virtual Environment (Adult Ed.) – Apr 1

City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families Adult Education

Explore ways of supporting student-centered learning environments in a digital world. We’ll go beyond the many ways to use Zoom and tap into the benefits and opportunities of learning online....

The Road to Abolition: Intersectional Approaches to Immigrant Justice – Apr 8

Villanova University

For its second annual symposium, the Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES) will explore abolition as the path to immigrant justice. As immigration detention and deportation...

Free Health, Dental, and Eyecare, PA Convention Center – Apr 23&24

City of Philadelphia

On Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24, free health, dental and eyecare will be available at the PA Convention Center. There are no insurance requirements, no age or financial restrictions, and...

Save the Date: Remake Learning Days Across PA – May 12-23

Remake Learning Days Southeastern PA

Remake Learning Days is coming May 12-23, 2022. There are 300+ events hosted by libraries, museums, higher education, schools, business/industry etc. You can check out all events and there is still...

Lunch & Conversation with PA DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell – Apr 1

Penn State Brandywine

Join us for a lunch and conversation with Patrick McDonnell, Secretary of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection since 2016. His career with DEP spans several decades, beginning in 1998,...

“Shake the Table” Public Newsroom – Apr 5

Resolve Philly

Join Resolve Philly and local reporters from newsrooms across the city to share your experiences with accessing city systems and resources. Attendees will have the chance to ask questions directly to...

Virtual Event: Finding Emerging Talent in STEM – Apr 20

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia

This program will focus on addressing the key challenges facing employers in STEM fields. The first portion of the discussion will highlight successful strategies for connecting with early-career...

5th Annual #RealCollege Conference: Policy & Change – Sep 16-18

The Hope Center

The pandemic laid bare longstanding equity challenges confronting our nation, including inside colleges and universities. Education beyond high school is now an essential stop on the path to a stable...

PCOM Opportunities Academy (Phila. H.S. Students) – Jun 20-24

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Investigate, discover, and experiment at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) Opportunities Academy. Build your resume and college applications with clinical simulations and labs,...

Free Virtual Training: Empowering Youth Using Mentoring Strategies – Apr 21

MENTOR Independence Region

Join MENTOR Independence Region for a free virtual training Social Identity, Power, & Empowerment: Empowering Youth Using Mentoring Strategies on April 21, 12:00-1:30 PM. Mentors are uniquely...

6th Annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium (Virtual) – Apr 11-13

Swarthmore College Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility

Join the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility for our 6th Annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium, April 11 – 13, 2022. As with last year, this will be a virtual session. Each day will...

International Day of Monuments and Sites – Apr 18

Global Philadelphia Association

Quickly approaching its 40-year anniversary, the International Day of Monuments and Sites will be celebrated all over the world as a way to honor heritage, diversity, community, and the environment....

Webinar: Community HealthChoices – Mar 30

PA Health Access Network

People with physical disabilities and older Pennsylvanians (over 65) can access a range of medical services as well as services to support living and working in the community through Community...

New Resources

New Article: Using the Fair Trade Learning Framework to Improve the Outcomes of Engagement Between Universities and Off-Campus Partners

Advances in Engineering Education

As global engineering education projects and programs are initiated, too often social outcomes and long-term impacts are assumed to be positive. This is particularly true for sustainable development...

Podcast: Injecting Social Mobility into the Carnegie Classifications

Inside Higher Ed

This week’s episode examines plans to refresh the framework for understanding colleges, with a key emphasis on their role in being engines for equity. The Carnegie Classifications are an enduring...

Back on Track: Helping Students Recover From COVID-19 Learning Disruption

Inside Higher Ed

Campus closures and the rapid shift to remote instruction in early 2020 due to COVID-19, followed by two more semesters that were anything but normal, caused months of disruption for college...

New Report: Getting Back to Business: The Employer’s Case for Non-Traditional Hour Child Care

Children First

“We have a hard time hiring and keeping workers because of the lack of child care flexibility,” said Blythe Pruitt of Advanced Industrial Solutions (AIS), a skilled trade labor...

To Keep Students in STEM fields, Let’s Weed Out the Weed-Out Math Classes

Scientific American

All routes to STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) degrees run through calculus classes. Each year, hundreds of thousands of college students take introductory calculus. But only a...

Weekly Podcast: The Power of Young People to Change the World – Mar 31

National Youth Leadership Council

Listen each week as NYLC CEO Amy Meuers interview youth who are changing the world. Search The Power of Young People to Change the World on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or on...

Learning about Barriers to Economic Mobility

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

Nazli Kibria, a sociology professor at Boston University, and Karen V. Hansen, a sociology professor at Brandeis, collaborated on the Cascading Lives Project, “a website and digital toolkit...

The Bridge Project Gives Moms ‘A Little Space to Breathe’

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

In this Spotlight Exclusive, Holly Fogle, co-principal of the Monarch Foundation, describes the success of the Bridge Project, a pilot project in New York City that provides unconditional cash to...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2022 Virtual Institute on Engaged and Integrative Learning – May 10

American Association of Colleges & Universities

It can be challenging to bring a team together on campus to develop and plan efforts to integrate engaged learning across curricular and co-curricular initiatives. The 2022 Virtual Institute on...

19th Annual Global Health & Innovation Virtual Conference – Apr 21-22

Unite for Sight

We hope that you, your colleagues, and students will be available to join us for next month’s 19th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference, a Virtual Event on April 21-22, 2022. Many...

Grant Opportunities

incubating a public health institute in New Jersey – Apr 13

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation issues RFP for incubating a public health institute in New Jersey The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for incubating a public health...

community revitalization projects – Apr 15

Kubota Tractor Corporation

Kubota Tractor Corporation invites applications for community revitalization projects The Kubota Tractor Corporation has announced the launch of its second annual Hometown Proud grant program. This...

Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants – Apr 11

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Burroughs Wellcome Fund invites applications for Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants The Burroughs Wellcome Fund serves and strengthens society by nurturing a diverse group of leaders in...

Together Women Rise – Apr 24

Together Women Rise

Together Women Rise (formerly Dining for Women) is an educational giving circle whose members meet monthly, learn about featured and ongoing programs, and donate together to support grassroots...

THRIVE! Uplifting Theatres of Color – Apr 18

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

With support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and developed and administered by Theatre Communications Group with an Advisory Circle of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)...

Generations Serving Together – Apr 22

Encore.org

Now, more than ever, we need new ways to bring older and younger people together to solve problems and bridge divides. National service can play a critical role in bringing older and younger corps...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Manager of Individual Giving, Bicycle Coalition – Apr 18

Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

Through advocacy and education, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia (BCGP) leads the movement to make bicycling safe and fun for anyone who wants to ride in our region. Our 2030 vision is...

Advisor (Certified Teachers in Content Areas), Big Picture Phila.

Big Picture Philadelphia

About Big Picture Philadelphia Big Picture Philadelphia (BPP) challenges systemic inequities in education by providing transformative learning experiences at two public high schools in North...

Director of Advancement, Big Picture Phila.

Big Picture Philadelphia

About Big Picture Philadelphia Big Picture Philadelphia (BPP) challenges systemic inequities in education by providing transformative learning experiences at two public high schools in North...

Associate Secretary General, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting – Apr 22

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

The Associate General Secretary serves as the chief operations director for Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM) and reports to the General Secretary. The Associate General Secretary is responsible for...

Assistant Program Officer, Financial Opportunities, LISC Philly

LISC Philadelphia

With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families. LISC Philadelphia...

Educational Scriptwriter (Remote- Freelance), PEF – Apr 5

Philadelphia Education Fund

PhillyGoes2College, powered by the Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF), is seeking a scriptwriter with a background in education to write original content for a series of up to five, approximately...

Program Quality Coach Lead, Phila. Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) has an immediate opening for a seasonal full–time Program Quality Coach Lead who will supervise the program quality coach team and provide coaching to a...

Program Quality Coach, Phila. Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network

Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) has an immediate opening for a seasonal full–time Program Quality Coach. This position is part of a seasonal team designed to ensure that summer employment...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Carnegie Community of Practice: Section 3 of the Application – May 3

Collaboratory

Collaboratory is facilitating a national community of practice focused on leveraging the Elective Classification framework as an opportunity to recruit allies and generate buy-in for community...

Online Event: Relational Engagement: A Vision for Community Driven CBGL – Apr 29

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

Community-based global learning (CBGL), at its best, is grounded in deep and meaningful relationships. Simultaneously, in this interdependent world we inhabit, wracked as it is with major crises of...

Virtual Event: Universal Voting – Apr 12

Brennan Center for Justice

voters turned out in record numbers in 2020, hitting a 13 percent jump from 2016. Even so, the coun­try lags behind many other demo­cra­cies – includ­ing Belgium, Sweden, Australia, Uruguay,...

Virtual Event: Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America – Mar 31

Brennan Center for Justice

The book Uncoun­ted exam­ines the phenomenon of disen­fran­chise­ment through the lens of history, race, law, and the demo­cratic process. Author Gilda R. Daniels, who served as a deputy...

Online Event: What’s Race Got to Do With It? A Conversation about Attacks on Education – Mar 31

Swarthmore College

Join contributors of What’s Race Got To Do With It?: How Current School Reform Policy Maintains Racial And Economic Inequality (2nd Edition) for an interactive discussion on the contemporary...

Call for Submissions: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in STEMM Series

Accelerating Systemic Change Network (ASCN)

The Accelerating Systemic Change Network (ASCN) is now accepting submissions for its Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DEIJ) in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and...

Nominate a Student Voting Champion – Apr 1

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

This spring the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge is piloting an updated and expanded ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll recognition program for college students at participating campuses. An overview...

Webinar: Place as lens for practice and reciprocity- Apr 28

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Please join the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) as we highlight the work and research of 2021 Holland Scholar Lina Dostilio, , vice chancellor of engagement and community...

Democratic Engagement

Virtual Event: Universal Voting – Apr 12

Brennan Center for Justice

voters turned out in record numbers in 2020, hitting a 13 percent jump from 2016. Even so, the coun­try lags behind many other demo­cra­cies – includ­ing Belgium, Sweden, Australia, Uruguay,...

Virtual Event: Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America – Mar 31

Brennan Center for Justice

The book Uncoun­ted exam­ines the phenomenon of disen­fran­chise­ment through the lens of history, race, law, and the demo­cratic process. Author Gilda R. Daniels, who served as a deputy...

“Shake the Table” Public Newsroom – Apr 5

Resolve Philly

Join Resolve Philly and local reporters from newsrooms across the city to share your experiences with accessing city systems and resources. Attendees will have the chance to ask questions directly to...

Nominate a Student Voting Champion – Apr 1

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

This spring the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge is piloting an updated and expanded ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll recognition program for college students at participating campuses. An overview...

College Success Network

PCOM Opportunities Academy (Phila. H.S. Students) – Jun 20-24

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Investigate, discover, and experiment at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) Opportunities Academy. Build your resume and college applications with clinical simulations and labs,...

For Students

PCOM Opportunities Academy (Phila. H.S. Students) – Jun 20-24

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Investigate, discover, and experiment at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) Opportunities Academy. Build your resume and college applications with clinical simulations and labs,...

Sustainability

International Day of Monuments and Sites – Apr 18

Global Philadelphia Association

Quickly approaching its 40-year anniversary, the International Day of Monuments and Sites will be celebrated all over the world as a way to honor heritage, diversity, community, and the environment....

Faculty Updates

Webinar: Carnegie Community of Practice: Section 3 of the Application – May 3

Collaboratory

Collaboratory is facilitating a national community of practice focused on leveraging the Elective Classification framework as an opportunity to recruit allies and generate buy-in for community...

New Article: Using the Fair Trade Learning Framework to Improve the Outcomes of Engagement Between Universities and Off-Campus Partners

Advances in Engineering Education

As global engineering education projects and programs are initiated, too often social outcomes and long-term impacts are assumed to be positive. This is particularly true for sustainable development...

Online Event: Relational Engagement: A Vision for Community Driven CBGL – Apr 29

Community-based Global Learning Collaborative

Community-based global learning (CBGL), at its best, is grounded in deep and meaningful relationships. Simultaneously, in this interdependent world we inhabit, wracked as it is with major crises of...

Podcast: Injecting Social Mobility into the Carnegie Classifications

Inside Higher Ed

This week’s episode examines plans to refresh the framework for understanding colleges, with a key emphasis on their role in being engines for equity. The Carnegie Classifications are an enduring...

Back on Track: Helping Students Recover From COVID-19 Learning Disruption

Inside Higher Ed

Campus closures and the rapid shift to remote instruction in early 2020 due to COVID-19, followed by two more semesters that were anything but normal, caused months of disruption for college...

Call for Submissions: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in STEMM Series

Accelerating Systemic Change Network (ASCN)

The Accelerating Systemic Change Network (ASCN) is now accepting submissions for its Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DEIJ) in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and...

2022 Virtual Institute on Engaged and Integrative Learning – May 10

American Association of Colleges & Universities

It can be challenging to bring a team together on campus to develop and plan efforts to integrate engaged learning across curricular and co-curricular initiatives. The 2022 Virtual Institute on...

Webinar: Place as lens for practice and reciprocity- Apr 28

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Please join the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) as we highlight the work and research of 2021 Holland Scholar Lina Dostilio, , vice chancellor of engagement and community...


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