The week of

November 14, 2023

Other Local Events and Workshops

Documentary Screening: A Hope That Lights The Way – Nov 15

Mayor's Office of Public Engagement

A Hope That Lights The Way is a new documentary from the Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement that tells the stories of nine community leaders and organizations who are committed to changing...

GPLEX 360 Screening of Pardon Me – Nov 21

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

Join us for our next GPLEX360 event on November 21st at the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative! Spend quality time with local change makers, make new connections, and support talented local...

Webinar: SP2 Speaker Series: How are the Young People? Looking for Justice in Failing Systems – Nov 16

University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice

The SP2 Speaker Series includes conversations about race, equity, and justice with experts on social policy and social work. This free webinar will feature SP2 Assistant Professors Dr. DeMarcus...

CEA Virtual Learning Series: Asset Mapping – Dec 20

Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment & Opportunity

The Civic Engagement Academy (CEA) Learning Series provides community members with the tools to create lasting positive change. The trainings encourage local problem-solving and prepare residents...

New Resources

Community Partner Impact Tools

HE-SL Listserv

In a recent post on the Higher Education Service-Learning Listserv a faculty member was seeking information about community partner impact tools. Here are the responses: Jen Magee, Swarthmore...

Community Advisory Boards

HE-SL Listserv

A recent post on the Higher Education – Service-Learning (HE-SL) Listserv Posed the following: “We are beginning to research the possibility of creating a community advisory...

Report: State of Black Pennsylvania, 2010-2021

Office of PA State Senator Art Haywood

This report details the changing position of Black Pennsylvanians from 2010 to 2021, with several data points indicating the upward socioeconomic mobility of the Black community. “In the past...

Updated Resources for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Renewals

AmeriCorps

To further our shared goal of strengthening communities across the country, we are sharing resources from the Department of Health and Human Services regarding Medicaid and Children’s Health...

Metropolitan Universities Journal: Developing and Sustaining Support for Community-Engaged Research

Metropolitan Universities journal

The latest issue of Metropolitan Universities journal (MUJ), Vol. 34 No. 5 (2023): Developing and Sustaining Support for Community-Engaged Research is now available online. Published by the Coalition...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference – Nov 17

North Carolina Campus Engagement

North Carolina Campus Engagement’s Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement (PACE) Conference will be on February 14, 2024,  at Guilford College, Greensboro, NC. North Carolina Campus...

Grant Opportunities

programs serving adults with disabilities – Dec 8

WITH Foundation

WITH Foundation invites applications for programs serving adults with disabilities The WITH Foundation was created to provide financial support to organizations that promote comprehensive healthcare...

sustainable waste management practices – Dec 1

Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Environmental Research & Education Foundation invites proposals for waste management practices The mission of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is to advance scientific...

New STEM initiatives – rolling

Glenn W. Bailey Foundation

Glenn W. Bailey Foundation invites applications for new STEM initiatives The Glenn W. Bailey Foundation (GWB) invites applications for seed and continuation funding for organizations seeking...

Local Community Grants – Dec 31

Walmart

Walmart invites applications for its Local Community Grant program. Through the program, grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded in support of nonprofit organizations operating on the local level (or...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Civic House and Civic Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

Civic House is the University of Pennsylvania’s hub for student-led community service and social advocacy work, promoting mutually beneficial collaborations with partners in West Philadelphia...

Deputy Executive Director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice (CNSJ), Drexel University

Drexel University

The Deputy Executive Director (Deputy ED) of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice (CNSJ) is responsible for the oversight of the daily operations and programming of CNSJ. This role will be...

Serve as a Team Leader with AmeriCorps NCCC this Summer

AmeriCorps NCCC North Central Region

Explore service with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC). Applications to serve with AmeriCorps NCCC are open. Discover more opportunities, benefits, and requirements to serve....

Outpatient Case Manager, University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

The Cohen Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking an LSW or LCSW to serve as the clinic’s Case Manager.  The Case Manager will work as part of a larger behavioral health care team...

Regional Industries and STEM Education (RISE) Manager, Philadelphia Education Fund

Philadelphia Education Fund

The McKinney Center will soon launch an online Regional Industries and STEM Education (RISE) Directory. Many regional STEM industries offer funding, apprenticeships, mentorships, professional...

Miscellaneous

Webinar: Community Engagement Plans: A Tool for Policy, Change, and Institutionalization on Campuses – Nov 29

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) members, join Dr. Cunningham to explore how the University of Louisville’s community engagement plans were developed with input from all...

Webinar: AI for Impact: Risks and Opportunities for Nonprofits – Dec 11

Nonprofit Learning Lab

Join Whole Whale, a leading nonprofit digital agency, for a dynamic and interactive webinar that explores the world of tools like ChatGPT and its potential to create meaningful social impact. We’ll...

Virtual Grant Writing Certificate Program, Temple Harrisburg – Nov 22

Temple University Harrisburg

Do you want to learn the skills to navigate the competitive world of grant funding and increase your chances of getting funding for your projects? By enrolling in Temple Harrisburg’s Grant...

Hybrid Event: Poverty and Place: Exploring the Legacy of Persistent Poverty in America – Nov 16

Urban Institute

Join the Urban Institute for a discussion about the legacies of the deepest poverty in America and the mechanisms through which it persists. In their new book, The Injustice of Place: Uncovering the...

Community Engagement Fellowship Program (Merrimack College) – HOST SITE OPPORTUNITY – Dec 6

Merrimack College

The Community Engagement Graduate Fellowship Program at Merrimack College is now accepting host site applications for 2024-2025/26 placements. Our Community Engagement Graduate Degree prepares...

Webinar: Setting the Stage: Unpacking the Data on High-Quality Afterschool Arts Programs – Nov 16

Afterschool Alliance

Join the Afterschool Alliance and Forum for Youth Investment to unpack the findings from “Setting the Stage: Practical Ideas for Implementing High-Quality Afterschool Arts Programs,” which looks...

Virtual CCPH Lunch & Learn Series: Sustaining Partnerships – Dec 13

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Lunch & Learn is a series of short, interactive workshops to improve your community-academic partnerships with real-world examples and...

Virtual Event: International Service-Learning Forum – Nov 30

National Youth Leadership Council

The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) is proud to bring back The International Service-Learning Forum! This virtual event is intentionally crafted to offer an engaging and interactive learning...

Teaching Social Action Institutes, Bonner Foundation

Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation

Our Teaching Social Action Institutes are designed to give faculty and staff the knowledge and tools to incorporate student-led social action campaigns by modifying a current course or co-curricular...

2024 CUMU-Collaboratory Research Fellowship – Nov 19

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

***Deadline has been extended to November 19, 2023*** The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), in partnership with Collaboratory, is accepting research proposals for the 2024...

Democratic Engagement

Using Federal Work-Study Funds to Support Nonpartisan Voter Registration Efforts on or Off-Campus

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Starting, growing, and sustaining nonpartisan student voting groups is vital for civic and voter engagement on campus. We have an opportunity to support these efforts effectively through Federal...

Faculty Updates

2024 CUMU-Collaboratory Research Fellowship – Nov 19

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

***Deadline has been extended to November 19, 2023*** The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), in partnership with Collaboratory, is accepting research proposals for the 2024...

AAC&U 2023 Transforming STEM Higher Hybrid Education Conference – Nov 2-4

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and its Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) are pleased to present the annual Transforming STEM Higher Education Conference, a seven-star...

Call for Proposals: Directions for Higher Education – Dec 1

Wiley Online Library

A special edition of New Directions for Higher Education is accepting article proposal abstracts for their special issue on “Humanizing Higher Education” until December 1, 2023. In the wake of...

Virtual Faculty Learning Community, Campus Compact – Nov 3

Campus Compact

Join faculty from across institutions, disciplines, and varying levels of community engagement expertise to start to build a deeper and more nuanced understanding of how to work with community...

Data for Institutional Community Engagement (DICE) Network Virtual Meeting – Nov 1

Collaboratory

We invite you to join us on November 1 at 2:30 ET for the fall 2023 meeting of the DICE Network – an affinity group focused on community engagement tracking, assessment, and evaluation in...


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