The week of

January 2, 2024

Other Local Events and Workshops

Virtual FACT Workshop: A Toolbox: Supporting Social and Emotional Learning at Home & School – Jan 25

School District of Philadelphia Office of Family and Community Engagement

Family Academy: Courses and Training (FACT) offers FREE in-person and virtual workshops for families and School District of Philadelphia community members. Our workshops support personal growth,...

Virtual FACT Workshop: Brain Development in Children & Teens – Jan 23

School District of Philadelphia Office of Family and Community Engagement

Family Academy: Courses and Training (FACT) offers FREE in-person and virtual workshops for families and School District of Philadelphia community members. Our workshops support personal growth,...

Family Academy: Courses and Training (FACT) Workshops – Jan 20

School District of Philadelphia Office of Family and Community Engagement

Family Academy: Courses and Training (FACT) offers FREE in-person and virtual workshops for families and School District of Philadelphia community members. Our workshops support personal growth,...

Virtual FACT Workshop: You Can Go: Foster/Kinship Care to College – Jan 11

School District of Philadelphia Office of Family and Community Engagement

Family Academy: Courses and Training (FACT) offers FREE in-person and virtual workshops for families and School District of Philadelphia community members. Our workshops support personal growth,...

Virtual FACT Workshop: Understanding Student Assessments – Jan 9

School District of Philadelphia Office of Family and Community Engagement

Family Academy: Courses and Training (FACT) offers FREE in-person and virtual workshops for families and School District of Philadelphia community members. Our workshops support personal growth,...

Gesu School’s 26th Annual Symposium on Education – Jan 12

Gesu School

We invite you to attend our 26th Annual Symposium on Education on Friday, January 12, 2024. The topic will be “AI Empowerment: Ushering Students and Teachers into the Age of Artificial...

Benjamin Herold – Disillusioned: Five Families and the Unraveling of America’s Suburbs – Jan 23

Free Library of Philadelphia

On January 23, 2024, at 7:30 PM at the Parkway Central Library in Philadelphia, PA please join journalist and educator Benjamin Herold in conversation with Kristen Graham, education reporter for The...

New Resources

Bonner Foundation Resources for Faculty Development

Bonner Foundation

The Bonner Foundation’s Wiki has great ideas for faculty development. Session Titles at a Glance: (NOTE: the link for each item below is available at the Wiki link above) #1:      ...

Article: Tackling the Teacher Shortage: Montclair Launches First NJ Apprenticeship Program Backed by Department of Labor

Montclair State University

Montclair State University has launched the first Teacher Certification Apprenticeship Program in the state of New Jersey backed by the Department of Labor, directly addressing the national teacher...

Article: Grant to train new teachers for high-need urban schools

The California State University

The College of Education at Cal State LA has been awarded a $7 million grant from the Department of Education (ED) to continue the success of the university’s Los Angeles Urban Teacher Residency...

Toolkit for Engaging Diverse Communities to Plan and Implement Public Health Programs

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

This toolkit outlines the steps for public health programs that engage communities. Its goal is to share how to work well with communities and describes community partners’ role in improving...

New Toolkits from the Community Engagement Consultative Resource (CEACR)

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

As part of the CEACR project, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) and our partners at University of Pittsburgh CTSI have published 3 new toolkits to support community-engaged research....

New Article: Community-Engaged Research – Essential to Addressing Health Inequities

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

Check out our outstanding perspective article championing community-engaged research for reducing and eliminating health disparities co-written by Consuelo Wilkins (Senior Vice President and Senior...

Philadelphia Sets the Standard as the First Certified Sensory Inclusive City!

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, in partnership with KultureCity, has successfully led Philadelphia to become the first certified Sensory Inclusive City! A press conference was...

PHL Youth Social Impact Report 2021 – 2023

City of Philadelphia

To Young Philadelphia & Our Allies, We made it.  We know how incredibly trying the past couple of years have been. As a family we’ve navigated a global pandemic, virtual learning & social...

Speak out eCourse: How to Create Brave & Safer Spaces in an Anxious World

SpeakOut

This course focuses on facilitating difficult conversations and creating safe spaces for exploring power, privilege, and social identity differences in order to promote equity and social justice. How...

Camden Eastside High’s Assistant Principal Helps Students Realize Their Full Potential

TapintoCamden

Iran L. Mercado had some amazing teachers while attending Creative Arts High School. Even so, he faced academic challenges after graduating as salutatorian of his Creative Arts High School’s...

Civic and Community Engagement Benefits Topical Briefs

NC Campus Engagement

The Topical Briefs are a set of more developed pieces on the topical areas included in the Primer on the Benefits and Value of Higher Education Civic and Community Engagement. They are intended to...

Partnerships Classifieds

Seeing Partners for Ready, Set… Pitch! Job Readiness Fair (Ages 14-24) – Apr 15

The Goldenberg Group

We are hosting a job readiness event for 14-24-year-olds on Saturday, April 15, 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM and would like to see if someone from your team would be able to table to recruit some...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Student Vote Research Network Workshop – Apr 12

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

Please join the Student Vote Research Network (SVRN) at our 2023 Workshop that will be held in Chicago, IL on April 12, 2023 ahead of the Midwest Political Science Association’s annual meeting....

PA Association of College Admission Counseling Conference – Jun 25-27

Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling

As we head into spring, the Pennsylvania Association of College Admission Counseling (PACAC) is looking forward to yet another wonderful summer of professional development programming. We are excited...

Grant Opportunities

Action Research on Mathematics Teaching Practices Grant – May 1

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics invites applications for research to improve teaching of mathematics Founded in 1920, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is the...

Comcast NBCUniversal Local Impact Grants – Apr 21

Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation

Is your nonprofit working to create positive change in your local community? Presented by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation in partnership with NBC and Telemundo owned stations in 11 markets,...

Targeted Community Investment Grant (TCIG) – May 1

City of Philadelphia

The City’s Targeted Community Investment Grant (TCIG) application is now open! Organizations in Philadelphia engaged in violence prevention or intervention work can apply for grants from $1,500 –...

AmeriCorps National Days of Service Grant Competition to Engage Volunteers – May 16

AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, announced its National Days of Service grant opportunity for 2023. The competition will allocate millions of dollars to support...

Strengthening Black Women Entrepreneurship in Retail: Pilot Design Lab – Apr 30

Prosperity Now

Prosperity Now will be accepting proposals from April 1st through April 30th from CDFIs and Entrepreneurial Support Organizations (ESOs) who currently work with Black women entrepreneurs. The...

Yield Giving Open Call for Nonprofits – May 5

Lever for Change

MacKenzie Scott’s Yield Giving announced the launch of a $250 million Open Call focused on elevating organizations working with people and in places experiencing the greatest need in the United...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Executive Director, Hand2Paw

Hand2Paw

The Organization: Do you have a passion for youth and animals? Hand2Paw is seeking a dynamic ExecutiveDirector to lead our organization. Hand2Paw is a unique Philadelphia nonprofit that provides paid...

HBCU Summer Fellowship, Defender Association of Philadelphia – Mar 31

Defender Association of Philadelphia

Are you a current student or grad of HBCU interested in racial equity! The Defender Association of Philadelphia has partnered with the Black Public Defender Association (BPDA) to sponsor a HBCU...

Narrative Change Strategist (Hybrid Position), Elon University

Elon University

Bringing Theory to Practice is excited to announce their search for a staff member to join their national work to advance the Paradigm Project. The project is a multi-year initiative that aims to...

Director, Children’s Community School

Children's Community School

Position Summary The Children’s Community School seeks a full-time Director beginning July 2023. The Director leads the organization and all of its programs, operations, activities, and strategies...

Miscellaneous

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Applications Open – Jun 30

PA Department of Revenue

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 Rebate Program benefits eligible...

Webinar: Poverty, by America – Mar 30

Washington Post Live

Matthew Desmond, a Princeton sociologist, is the author of a new book that explores why poverty remains at a higher level in the United States than many of its peer countries. On Thursday, March 30...

Webinar: Authentic Engagement: People with Lived Expertise Shaping Homeless Programs and Policies – Mar 29

National Alliance to End Homelessness

Homeless service providers and systems are increasingly turning to those with lived experience of homelessness to help shape policies and inform programmatic reforms to improve the effectiveness of...

Celebrate 35 Years of Youth Changing the World on Global Youth Service Day 2023 – Apr 28-30

Youth Service America

Celebrating 35 years of youth changing the world, Global Youth Service Day (April 28-30, 2023) is the longest-running annual youth participation event in the world and the only one that asks all...

VIISTA — VILLANOVA INTERDISCIPLINARY IMMIGRATION STUDIES TRAINING FOR ADVOCATES – Apr 14

Villanova University

VIISTA — Villanova Interdisciplinary Immigration Studies Training for Advocates — is a 100% online interdisciplinary educational program that trains students to become immigrant advocates ready...

Webinar: Being ALL IN at a Hispanic-Serving Institution – Apr11

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

As part of ALL IN’s community of practice with Hispanic-Serving Institutions, we’re inviting all participating HSIs to a conversation to support nonpartisan student voter engagement in 2023 and...

Complete the Nonpartisan Student Voting Group Survey – May 5

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

For the third year, ALL IN is surveying campuses to learn more about nonpartisan student voting groups, efforts, or initiatives, particularly those which are student-led. Please ask a student leader...

Civically Engaged Student Webinar Series, Spring 2023 – Mar 29, Apr 5,12,19

NC Campus Engagement

This webinar series features civically engaged student leaders representing campuses within the NC Campus Engagement network. Their presentations were accepted for presentation during the 2022 CSNAP...

Online Event: Connectivity through Community Asset Mapping Co-designing with Project YouthBuild – Apr 4

Asset-Based Community Development Institute

Join us for our April 2023 Storytelling Session CONNECT represents a horizontal, iterative process between an Iranian graphic designer and educator and students/staff at Project YouthBuild, a...

Webinar: The Dream Is Free But The Hustle Is Sold Separately: Promises Broken, Promises Kept–Black Women Athletes’ Status after 50 years of Title IX – Mar 28

National Council for Negro Women Delaware Valley

Colleges and universities must do better centering and normalizing the Black woman experience not just in collegiate athletics, but across all areas of higher education, and they should start by...

Partners for Campus-Community Engagement is Partnering with Hunger Free America

Partners for Campus-Community Engagement (PCCE)

We have two exciting opportunities to share with our partners: The Student Ambassador Program – Get your students involved with fighting hunger on your campus & within your community!...

Online Event: Gender Equity Month Closing Panel: Beyond International Women’s Day – Apr 3

Partners for Campus-Community Engagement (PCCE)

This panel organized by the Open Society University Network (OSUN) Gender Equity Working Group features student and recent alumni/ae leaders discussing how we can work beyond International...

Research Experience for Teachers (RET) – Apr 8

Internet of Things for Precision Agriculture Center

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR TEACHERS (RET) is Hosted by the Internet of Things for Precision Agriculture Center. Program dates: June 20 – August 18 (8 weeks) Program location: University of...

AMEC 2023 Virtual Pipeline Academy: Free Opportunity for High School Students Interested in Medicine, Dentistry, and Other Health Professions – Apr 1

Student National Medical Association

Calling all Educators, Counselors, Administrators, Parents/Guardians and STEM Allies The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is the oldest student-led organization dedicated to supporting...

2023 National College Online Summit on Social Action – May 11

Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE SPRING ‘23 NATIONAL COLLEGE SUMMIT ON SOCIAL ACTION ON THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2023, 8:00-9:30 PM. This 90 minute event will feature presentations on campaigns being led by...

BUILD’s Thriving Communities Design Challenge

BUILD

wants to empower students to create real-world solutions to today’s challenges. BUILD’s Thriving Communities Design Challenge invites youth to use Design Thinking to answer: How might we...

Summer 2023 Virtual Institute on Teaching Social Action, Bonner Foundation – May 15

Bonner Foundation

This three-day virtual institute will introduce faculty and staff to an experiential learning approach for incorporating social action campaigns into either a semester-long course or co-curricular...

9th Annual STEM Pathways Virtual Summit: STEM and the Whole Child – Apr 27

SmartBrief Education

Nurture the Whole Child through STEM and STEAM Whole child education aims to give students a well-rounded learning experience – where they are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged –...

Online Event: Attending to Healing Workshop – Mar 30

LEAD California

LEAD California and Saint Mary’s College of California are collaborating with the National Equity Project to bring their Attending to Healing Workshop to the community engagement and social...

Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop Application – Mar 31

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

The Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop is part of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium’s (ESC) 2023 pre-conference program, taking place October 2-3, 2023. This nationally competitive,...

Democratic Engagement

Webinar: Being ALL IN at a Hispanic-Serving Institution – Apr11

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

As part of ALL IN’s community of practice with Hispanic-Serving Institutions, we’re inviting all participating HSIs to a conversation to support nonpartisan student voter engagement in 2023 and...

Complete the Nonpartisan Student Voting Group Survey – May 5

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

For the third year, ALL IN is surveying campuses to learn more about nonpartisan student voting groups, efforts, or initiatives, particularly those which are student-led. Please ask a student leader...

Student Vote Research Network Workshop – Apr 12

Students Learn Students Vote Coalition

Please join the Student Vote Research Network (SVRN) at our 2023 Workshop that will be held in Chicago, IL on April 12, 2023 ahead of the Midwest Political Science Association’s annual meeting....

Civically Engaged Student Webinar Series, Spring 2023 – Mar 29, Apr 5,12,19

NC Campus Engagement

This webinar series features civically engaged student leaders representing campuses within the NC Campus Engagement network. Their presentations were accepted for presentation during the 2022 CSNAP...

New Episode: Live the Legacy Podcast, Andrew Goodman Foundation

Andrew Goodman Foundation

Join us for Episode 5 as we hear from Hannah, who is majoring in Political Science with Paralegal Studies and minoring in Sociology. Hannah plans to work as a Paralegal in the field of environmental...

College Success Network

Finance Your Future for Philly High School Students & Families – Apr 11

PhillyGoes2College

Philadelphia high school students and families are invited to Finance Your Future, an event hosted by PhillyGoes2College and Senator Vincent Hughes! Join us at School of the Future (4021 Parkside...

Faculty Updates

New Issue of Liberal Education Magazine

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The Winter 2023 issue of Liberal Education, “Can We Talk? Students learn to connect across political and religious divides,” VOL. 109 NO. 1 is now available. Some of the articles...

The Paradigm Project: A Call for Radical Renewal of Higher Education

Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning

The current issue of Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning includes David Scobey’s essay on the Paradigm Project. This article offers a call and an invitation. It calls for a radical renewal...

Civic and Community Engagement Benefits Topical Briefs

NC Campus Engagement

The Topical Briefs are a set of more developed pieces on the topical areas included in the Primer on the Benefits and Value of Higher Education Civic and Community Engagement. They are intended to...

New Issue: Metropolitan Universities Journal: Volume 34 Number 2

Metropolitan Universities journal

The latest issue of Metropolitan Universities journal (MUJ), Vol. 34 No. 2 (2023): The Pedagogy of Place-Based Initiatives and Anchor Institutions is now available online. Thank you to guest editors...

2023 National College Online Summit on Social Action – May 11

Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE SPRING ‘23 NATIONAL COLLEGE SUMMIT ON SOCIAL ACTION ON THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2023, 8:00-9:30 PM. This 90 minute event will feature presentations on campaigns being led by...

Summer 2023 Virtual Institute on Teaching Social Action, Bonner Foundation – May 15

Bonner Foundation

This three-day virtual institute will introduce faculty and staff to an experiential learning approach for incorporating social action campaigns into either a semester-long course or co-curricular...

Webinar Recording: Campus Structures and Functions for Equitable Engagement

Campus Compact

Learn more about integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into higher education civic and community engagement structures in a discussion facilitated by Castel Sweet, Campus Compact’s...

Online Event: Attending to Healing Workshop – Mar 30

LEAD California

LEAD California and Saint Mary’s College of California are collaborating with the National Equity Project to bring their Attending to Healing Workshop to the community engagement and social...

Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop Application – Mar 31

Engagement Scholarship Consortium

The Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop is part of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium’s (ESC) 2023 pre-conference program, taking place October 2-3, 2023. This nationally competitive,...


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