The week of

July 18, 2023

PHENND Events/Activities

Fall PHENND Meeting: DEI and Civic Engagement – Sep 27

PHENND

Date: Wednesday, September 27th Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Rutgers-Camden Student Center Theme: The Intersection of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Civic Engagement The Fall PHENND...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Virtual Community Conversation on Accessibility and Voting – Aug 2

Mayor's Commission on People with Disabilities

Join the Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities, the Mayor’s Internship Program and our community partners through REVUP Philly (Register, Educate, Vote, Use Your Power) as we explore...

Virtual Meeting Celebrating the 33rd Anniversary of the ADA – Jul 24

Mayor's Commission on People with Disabilities

Please join the Mayor’s Commission for the next Public Meeting celebrating the 33rd Anniversary of the ADA! The Americans with Disability Act was signed into law in 1990 making equal rights and...

Affordable Internet Connectivity Program Event – Jul 19

Drexel University

The Dornsife Center at Drexel Univrsity is hosting an event on Wednesday, July 19, 1:00-6:00 PM to provide families access to free and low-cost internet. We are currently promoting the event, and...

Philadelphia Youth Voice Focus Group – Jul 26

MENTOR Independence Region

Calling all Philadelphia Youth aged 16-24! Are you 16-24 years old? Do you live in Philly? Do you want to share your opinions on how adults can better support young people? The purpose of this focus...

Closing the Gender Wealth Gap Forum Session: Our Stories, Our Power, Building Solidarity through Storytelling – Jul 26

Women's Way

Join us for the next Closing the Gender Wealth Gap Forum: Our Stories, Our Power – Building Solidarity through Storytelling on July 26 from 4:00 – 5:30 PM. When it comes to the gender wealth gap,...

PHEAA Webinar: Financial Aid Timeline – know what to do when – Aug 15 or 29

PHEAA

Follow Linda Pacewicz and Dan Wray of Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) as they guide you along the exciting (and sometimes bumpy) road to an affordable higher education.  The...

PHEAA Webinar: Deep Dive Into Covering the Gap – Aug 17 or 31

PHEAA

It’s crunch time.  The semester bill I received from the school has a tight deadline.  The format of the bill looks different from the aid offer I received a while back.  Are there any costs I...

New Resources

Generation Action: Millennial and Gen-Z Philadelphians Lead the Way Forward on Anti-Violence Efforts during Gun Violence Awareness Month

Mayor's Office of Youth Engagement

As our nation and city grapple with violence, young Philadelphians continue to be the light that shines, illuminating a way forward with their innovative ideas, hope in each other and the future, and...

One Philadelphia School is Creating a Ground-Breaking CTE Model

Elevate 215

A new, innovative program aimed at helping to produce the next generation of educators is being offered at the historic 90-year-old Dimner Beeber School building in West Philadelphia. Science...

Podcast: Voice of the Next Generation: Freedom Schools Literacy Academy

The Center for Black Educator Development

The next episode of the Building the Black Educator Pipeline podcast is Voice of the Next Generation: Freedom Schools Literacy Academy (ft. Horace Ryans III, Brigitte Bonsu & Diop Russell)...

Redefining Scholarship Brief

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

Redefining Scholarship Brief provides guidance for how to uplift and refer to community-generated knowledge and associated products as equally important to research products created in academic...

HUD + Higher Ed Engagement Network Briefing: Increasing Digital Equity

Campus Compact

We’re excited to partner with HUD to bring a new community engagement opportunity to our members focused on addressing digital equity for communities with limited broadband access. Today,...

Civics For Change: Racial Justice

Andrew Goodman Foundation

Our last installment of “Issues Young People Care About” covers racial justice. Racism in the United States has many forms and appearances, from covert to systemic. Review 400 years of...

Live the Legacy Podcast: Freedom Summer 1964

Andrew Goodman Foundation

We have a new bonus episode of the Live The Legacy Podcast available now! Read by our Director of Programs, Caroline Smith, this bonus episode provides unique insights into the events of Freedom...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Registration Open: 2024 AAC&U Annual Meeting – Jan 17-20

American Association of Colleges and Universities

How do we break through in today’s post-truth media culture to defend academic freedom, demonstrate the value of a liberal education, or recover the understanding of higher education as a public...

Call for Presenters: 2023 Forward Equitable Development Conference – Jul 27

Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC) Community Development Leadership Institute is accepting proposals to present at its Equitable Development Conference (Date:...

Call for Presentations: 2024 PA Brownfields Conference – Sep 27

Engineers' Society of Western PA

The Engineers’ Society of Western Pennsylvania (ESWP), in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), has opened the call for presentations for the 2024...

Call for Presenters: Black Men in Education 2023 – Jul 26

The Center for Black Educator Development

We’re seeking special guests and presenters for this year’s BMEC to speak on topics relevant to our audience of 1000+ attendees. If you are a dynamic presenter and have meaningful...

Call for Articles: ENGAGE! Homelessness and Housing Insecurity: Critical Issues – Sep 15

IUPUI

The call for the November issue of ENGAGE! invites community/university collaborating researchers who are addressing housing and homelessness to contribute to the upcoming issue. Submissions should...

Call for Manuscripts: Productive Tensions and Uncomfortable Conversations, Metropolitan Universities Journal – Aug 1

Metropolitan Universities journal

Metropolitan Universities journal is pleased to announce an upcoming special issue in collaboration with the Place Based Justice Network (PBJN). The issue, “Productive Tensions and Uncomfortable...

Grant Opportunities

Racial Equity grantmaking program – May 12

Allstate Foundation

Allstate Foundation invites applications for Racial Equity grantmaking program The Allstate Foundation adopted Racial Equity as a core funding pillar in 2020. It aims to address racialized inequities...

Engaged Scholarship Research/Creative Activities Grants Program for Faculty – May 5

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

Conducting scholarship that is mutually beneficial for the university scholar and for the community is a topic of great interest to members of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC). The ESC...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Instructors: English Composition Anatomy/Physiology, and Trades Exploration, Phila. Education Fund – May 12

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia Education Fund is seeking three energetic instructors for Scholars Advantage, our high school summer program. It will be held in person at Temple University Center City from July...

Girls High Program Coordinator (10-month)

School District of Philadelphia

Job Summary Program Coordinator oversees the implementation of the programmatic activities at schools. Oversees the program operations and assures that the programmatic operations are in compliance...

Parks and Recs Now Hiring for Summer Lifeguards – May 15

City of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

Working on the pool deck is the hottest summer job in Philly. One of the best-paying teen jobs around, Parks & Rec lifeguards earn up to $18 per hour, with starting pay set at $16 per hour. New...

Philadelphia Youth Network Work Ready Program for Teens and Young Adults

Philadelphia Youth Network

The Philadelphia Youth Network’s Work Ready program offers valuable work experience for teens and young adults in Philadelphia. If YOU ARE 12-24 YEARS OLD AND LOOKING TO GET PAID UP TO $1,000+ FOR...

Community Organizer, Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition

We are looking for someone who has the skills, vision, and enthusiasm to expand and maintain resident participation in the Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition (HEC) and related community groups such as...

Green Space Director, Historic Fair Hill

Historic Fair Hill

Historic Fair Hill is a nonprofit that stewards a 5 acre site, supports community revitalization projects, and serves as a school partner in the School District of Philadelphia. We are seeking a...

Membership & Program Coordinator, Kol Tzedek

Kol Tzedek

About you: You love creating opportunities for connection. You’re organized: you get joy from planning events, updating spreadsheets, and refining systems. You enjoy being the behind-the-scenes...

Manager, Social Services, African Family Health Organization – May 11

African Family Health Organization

The African Family Health Organization (AFAHO) provides health, social and educational services and programs to the African and Caribbean immigrant and refugee communities in the greater Philadelphia...

Digital Project and Content Manager, PhillyGoes2College – May 12

Philadelphia Education Fund

Founded in 1985, for more than 30 years, the Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF) has been opening pathways to college and career success for Philadelphia students. We offer students, educators, and...

Miscellaneous

Free Educational Partnerships for Innovations in Communities Network Virtual Conference – Jun 12-14

EPIC-Network

Please register for the free Educational Partnerships for Innovations in Communities Network virtual conference June 12 – 14, 2023. You can register here. Join colleagues from universities...

PA Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Accepting Applications – Dec 31

PA Department of Revenue

***Deadline extended to December 31, 2023*** The Pennsylvania Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program is now accepting applications for rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2022. The Property Tax/Rent...

2023 STEM Camp EDU for Teachers – Jul 24 & 25

STEM Camp EDU

Here is a great opportunity for your teachers to engage in a fun and exciting professional learning event THIS SUMMER @FLUXspace! STEM CAMP EDU is a powerful professional learning event that provides...

Virtual Training – The Road to 2024: Voter Integration Strategies to Start Now – May 10

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

Join this training, hosted by the Students Learn Students Vote (SLSV) Coalition’s Ask Every Student initiative, and learn how you can simultaneously prepare for 2024 – by laying the...

Webinar: Sustaining Basic Needs Services at Postsecondary Institutions – May 4

ECMC Foundation

This presentation will feature findings from the ECMC Foundation Basic Needs Initiative evaluation report. This report provides lessons for implementing comprehensive, student-centered basic needs...

Democratic Engagement

Civics For Change: Issues Young People Care About

Andrew Goodman Foundation

We know that young people are passionate about supporting solutions to climate change, but what other issues are driving them to the polls? According to The Center for Information & Research on...

Virtual Training – The Road to 2024: Voter Integration Strategies to Start Now – May 10

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

Join this training, hosted by the Students Learn Students Vote (SLSV) Coalition’s Ask Every Student initiative, and learn how you can simultaneously prepare for 2024 – by laying the...

Faculty Updates

Registration Open: 2023 CUMU Annual Conference: Resilient Campuses. Resilient Cities. – Oct 15-18

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Join the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) for its 2023 annual conference—Resilient Campuses. Resilient Cities.—in Washington This year we ask presenters and attendees to...

Free Educational Partnerships for Innovations in Communities Network Virtual Conference – Jun 12-14

EPIC-Network

Please register for the free Educational Partnerships for Innovations in Communities Network virtual conference June 12 – 14, 2023. You can register here. Join colleagues from universities...

Engaged Scholarship Research/Creative Activities Grants Program for Faculty – May 5

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

Conducting scholarship that is mutually beneficial for the university scholar and for the community is a topic of great interest to members of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC). The ESC...

Call for Manuscripts: Productive Tensions and Uncomfortable Conversations, Metropolitan Universities Journal – Aug 1

Metropolitan Universities journal

Metropolitan Universities journal is pleased to announce an upcoming special issue in collaboration with the Place Based Justice Network (PBJN). The issue, “Productive Tensions and Uncomfortable...


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