The week of

December 19, 2023

PHENND Events/Activities

Save the Date: SCOTUS Ruling on Affirmative Action: Implications for Higher Education and Beyond – Jan 29

PHENND

Save the date for a special event featuring the Dean of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania. Monday, January 29th 5:00-7:30 PM Location: Claudia Cohen Hall, 249 S. 36th Street Registration...

Other Local Events and Workshops

NCWIT Counselors 4 Computing Training Program – Feb 19

Millersville University

Calling all school counselors across PA! Funding remains for 250 school counselors to receive “Counselors for Computing” training in 2023-2024. The in-person full-day workshop that includes a...

New Resources

New Earthrise e-newsletter from NASA : Earth and Climate Science

NASA

Shine a spotlight on Earth and climate science with the new Earthrise e-newsletter from NASA and its federal partners. Through Earthrise, educators will receive a monthly e-newsletter featuring...

Wage and Hour Log Books for Cash Workers

City of Philadelphia Department of Labor

There are thousands of people working in an “invisible economy” right here in Philadelphia. Sometimes referred to as working “under the table,” these employees are often paid in cash, with...

New issue brief series explains recommendations for improvements in youth care across systems: Aftercare for Youth Across Systems

City of Philadelphia

In June 2018, Philadelphia City Council established the Youth Residential Placement Task Force in response to a long history of abuse in residential placements. In late 2019, they published...

Anchor Impacts by State: New Data Set

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Examining the economic impact of key sectors of the economy is vital to the Philadelphia Fed’s mission to support a strong and stable economy. Anchor institutions, often called “eds and meds,”...

Fall 2023 Issue of Liberal Education

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Liberal Education, the award-winning flagship quarterly of the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), offers compelling content and high-quality writing and analysis on a mix...

New Article: Becoming Advocates for Equity

Stanford Social Innovation Review

The Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision highlighted a disconnect between the nonprofit sector’s intentions and its actions. The Supreme Court’s June decision on affirmative action at US...

US Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) releases federal research agenda on homelessness

US Interagency Council on Homelessness

What would it take to prevent and end homelessness? While decades of research have documented effective strategies for helping people exit homelessness (particularly Housing First and Critical Time...

WHYY and Temple offer new podcast on youth homelessness: Young, Unhoused and Unseen

WHYY

Youth homelessness is unnoticed across the City of Philadelphia, but may look like unhoused teens in group homes, young moms in shelters, and LGBTQ youth on the street. An $8 million federal grant...

New Report: Rents remains ‘historically high’ in Philadelphia

Zumper

Monthly rents in Philadelphia are now on par with national averages, according to a new report from rental platform Zumper. The median rent for a one-bedroom apartment is $1,499, a dollar short of...

Partnerships Classifieds

Volunteer Opportunities with the Office of Children and Families/Virtual Volunteer Orientation – Jan 3 or 4

City of Philadelphia Office of Children and Families

Support children and families in your communities and volunteer with the Office of Children and Families! Volunteer opportunities include supporting Grocery Giveaways and School Food Pantries at...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

2024 National STEM Festival – Apr 11-13

U.S. Department of Education

The Department of Education, in partnership with EXPLR, will co-present the first-ever National STEM Festival to recognize outstanding student science and engineering solutions to pressing global...

2024 Virtual Forum on Digital Innovation Leveraging Innovative Digital Practices to Ensure All Students Learn and Succeed – Feb 9

American Association of Colleges and Universities

AAC&U’s Forum on Digital Innovation is co-hosted by the Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning (AAEEBL, the association of ePortfolio professionals);...

2024 Diversity in STEM Education Summit – Feb 23-24 (Application Deadline Extended)

Smithsonian Science Education Center

***Deadline to apply has been extended to December 21, 2023*** The Smithsonian Science Education Center in collaboration with Shell USA, Inc. hosts an annual STEM Education Summit to engage...

Grant Opportunities

projects promoting civil discourse – Dec 15

GriffinHarte Foundation

GriffinHarte Foundation invites applications for projects promoting civil discourse With a mission to provide people with the support they need to learn, teach, and explore how civility works in...

Exploring Democracy, Environmental Justice, and Social Justice – Nov 30

Mellon Foundation

Mellon Foundation issues call for concepts from higher learning institutions exploring democracy, environmental and social science The Mellon Foundation has issued a call for concepts for Exploring...

Grants for Nonprofit Theatres – Dec 5

Shubert Foundation

Shubert Foundation invites applications from nonprofit theaters Established in 1945, the Shubert Foundation is America’s oldest professional theatre company and the largest theatre owner on...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Senior Project Administrator (Full-time/Temporary), Rutgers Camden

Rutgers Camden

The Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs (WRI) at Rutgers-Camden has been a long-standing and trusted regional community partner for over 20 years. WRI honors former Senator Rand’s...

Grants Manager (Part-Time), Lift Every Voice Philly

Lift Every Voice Philly

Lift Every Voice Philly (LEV) is searching for a grant writing wizard to support our development goals by sourcing, researching, and applying to foundation funding opportunities. Lift Every Voice has...

School Chapter Organizer, Lift Every Voice Philly

Lift Every Voice Philly

Lift Every Voice Philly (LEV) is searching for leaders who believe in people. Our organizers recruit, train, and coach LEV parent members as they launch winning issue campaigns to improve Philly...

Program Manager, Community Design Collaborative, Nov 24

Community Design Collaborative

The Community Design Collaborative is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that provides pro bono preliminary design services to community-serving organizations in the region, creates engaging volunteer...

Senior Manager, Middle Grades Initiatives, Philadelphia Education Fund

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF) seeks a Senior Program Manager to lead its middle grades strategy. The role includes the entrepreneurial development of PEF’s growing number of middle-grades...

Communications Manager, Philadelphia Education Fund

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

Call for Book Reviews: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning invites book reviews of recent (published within the last five years) literature about service-learning and community-based research that not only...

Neighborhood Land Power Project (NLPP) (Formerly Urban Tree Connection): Info Sessions – Nov 8 & 15

Neighborhood Land Power Project (NLPP)

We’re proud to share with you that the organization formerly known as Urban Tree Connection is now Neighborhood Land Power Project (NLPP). To mark this new chapter in our history, we’re welcoming...

Seeking Education Professionals for Focus Testing: PlayAloud

Stories to Grow By

A renowned leader in children’s literacy, Stories to Grow By, seeks qualified participants for feedback sessions focused on an exciting new educational technology product. Sessions are...

Webinar: The Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities – Network: An innovative approach to resilient cities and campuses – Dec 6

Campus Compact

The Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities – Network (EPIC-N) is an international network of some 70 university- or community-based programs using the “EPIC Model” of...

First Up Hispanic Early Childhood Education Fellowship Program (Info and Interest Form)

Learn Empower Grow Consulting Group

First Up in partnership with Learn Empower Grow, will be creating and delivering a Hispanic Advocacy Fellowship, starting Spring 2024. An Advocacy Fellowship will unite early childhood education...

Webinar: Co-creating Tools and Solutions with Communities and Science: An Introduction to Community Science – Nov 13

Campus Compact

Join us for a webinar on Community Science, a rapidly growing field that encourages communities and scientists to work together to address community priorities related to environmental health,...

Applications open for 2024 cohort of the Anchor Learning Network – Dec 1

Whether your campus has a clearly articulated anchor mission or is new to this work, we invite Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) members to apply to join the 2024 Anchor...

Webinar: Leveraging GivePulse to Support Community Engaged Teaching – Nov 8

GivePulse

Encouraging and empowering faculty to adopt and implement a community engagement platform can seem like a challenging task, but in practice, the adoption and implementation of a community engagement...

Million Girls Moonshot Flight Crew – Dec 1

Million Girls Moonshot

The Million Girls Moonshot Flight Crew features remarkable youth from across the country. Motivated by their impactful STEM experiences beyond the classroom, these young leaders are currently working...

Monell Science Apprenticeship Program, Summer 2024 – Dec 18

Monell Center

The Monell Science Apprenticeship Program (MSAP) is looking for highly motivated high school and undergraduate students in the greater Philadelphia area (including Camden) for an eight-week intensive...

Free non-credit writing course for English learners at Temple this spring

Temple University

A free non-credit pre-college reading and writing course for English learners (ELs) is being offered online this spring by Temple’s First Year Writing Program. It’s open to ELs who are...

Democratic Engagement

New Research Brief: Expanding Broadband for Equitable Democracy

CIRCLE

Broadband internet is a key component of a community’s civic infrastructure. When communities have access to broadband, it can be one of the strengths that provide pathways for residents to...

Empowering Campuses to Engage Students in the Democratic Process

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

All of us working in higher education know that today’s college students are plugged in and passionate about creating social change—online, in their communities and at the ballot box. The 2022...

For Students

Million Girls Moonshot Flight Crew – Dec 1

Million Girls Moonshot

The Million Girls Moonshot Flight Crew features remarkable youth from across the country. Motivated by their impactful STEM experiences beyond the classroom, these young leaders are currently working...

Monell Science Apprenticeship Program, Summer 2024 – Dec 18

Monell Center

The Monell Science Apprenticeship Program (MSAP) is looking for highly motivated high school and undergraduate students in the greater Philadelphia area (including Camden) for an eight-week intensive...

Faculty Updates

Ongoing Call for Proposals: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

We seek lively and original articles on research, theory, pedagogy, and other issues pertinent to (a) civic engagement, (b) campus-community partnerships, (c) curriculum-based and co-curricular...

Call for Book Reviews: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning invites book reviews of recent (published within the last five years) literature about service-learning and community-based research that not only...

MJCSL Call for Proposals: Centering Youth in Youth Participatory Action Research – Dec 1

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) is pleased to invite proposals for a special section focused on Centering Youth in Youth Participatory Action Research (Volume 30, Issue 2)....

Webinar: The Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities – Network: An innovative approach to resilient cities and campuses – Dec 6

Campus Compact

The Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities – Network (EPIC-N) is an international network of some 70 university- or community-based programs using the “EPIC Model” of...

Webinar: Co-creating Tools and Solutions with Communities and Science: An Introduction to Community Science – Nov 13

Campus Compact

Join us for a webinar on Community Science, a rapidly growing field that encourages communities and scientists to work together to address community priorities related to environmental health,...

AAC&U 2024 Forum on Transformational Leadership – Apr 10-13

American Association of Colleges and Universities

How can you engage in equity-centered leadership, in collaboration and connection with others? How can you model courage, nurture it in those around you, and spread it throughout your institution?...

Applications open for 2024 cohort of the Anchor Learning Network – Dec 1

Whether your campus has a clearly articulated anchor mission or is new to this work, we invite Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) members to apply to join the 2024 Anchor...

Webinar: Leveraging GivePulse to Support Community Engaged Teaching – Nov 8

GivePulse

Encouraging and empowering faculty to adopt and implement a community engagement platform can seem like a challenging task, but in practice, the adoption and implementation of a community engagement...


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