The week of

January 9, 2024

PHENND Events/Activities

Webinar: Welcome Corps on Campus – Feb 6

PHENND

Join us to learn more about a new initiative of the State Department, Welcome Corps on Campus. Colleges and universities have a rich legacy of welcoming refugees, embracing the diversity of...

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

PHENND

Join us for an exciting event as we delve into the SCOTUS ruling on affirmative action and its far-reaching implications for higher education and beyond. This in-person event will be held...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Inclusive Onboarding Workshop – Feb 10

Arts + Business for Greater Philadelphia

For the first time, the Arts + Business Council is offering a special in-person and standalone workshop on inclusive board onboarding for nonprofit organizations as part of the Business on Board...

Are We There Yet? The Mechanics and Politics of Arriving at Equity in Education Funding – Jan 18

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Pennsylvania Constitution (Article 3, Section 14) establishes that “The General Assembly shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public education to...

Community-Driven Research Day (CDRD) – Feb 9

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Community-Driven Research Day (CDRD) is a program that encourages collaboration between researchers and community-based organizations (CBOs)/community groups that have research questions they are...

Save the Date: Educational Equity Event – What’s on your mind? – Feb 5

Need In Deed

Please join Need In Deed on February 5, 2024, 6:00-8:00 PM, for an Educational Equity Event – What’s on your mind?, at First United Methodist Church of Germantown (FUMCOG), 6001...

National Day of Racial Healing: Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America – Jan 16

Rutgers Camden

Racial trauma is an ongoing consequence of historical trauma. Through the sacred practice of storytelling we begin to reconcile racial trauma by changing the narratives that have led to racism,...

New Resources

Looking for STEM Out-of-School Time Program?

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem

It’s the beginning of the year, and many STEM programs for K-12 students are already accepting applications! Visit our Philadelphia STEM Education Directory to search for spring, summer, fall,...

Findings from 2023 Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective Process Evaluation

Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective

The Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective (PSEC) has engaged ImpactEd to evaluate this important, long-term initiative. In 2023, ImpactEd conducted a mixed-method “process evaluation.” Its...

New Report: Community Engagement Terms and Meanings: A Deeper Dive into Definitions

University of Delaware

This new report, Community Engagement Terms and Meanings: A Deeper Dive into Definitions, created through the Coastal Academic Alliance seeks to define and clarify the wide-ranging set and use of...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference – Mar 4-7

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

The 2024 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference will take place this March in Portland, OR, March 4-7.  It’s being organized by a collaborative group consisting of FDIC, OCC, Fed...

2024 AAC&U Annual Meeting – Jan 17-19

American Association of Colleges and Universities

On January 17–19, join colleagues and thought leaders from across the higher education landscape to shape and share solutions to the most pressing challenges facing colleges and universities today....

Grant Opportunities

2024 Youth Garden Grants – Dec 15

KidsGardening

KidsGardening invites applications for 2024 Youth Garden Grants Established in 1982, KidsGardening works to create opportunities for kids to play, learn, and grow through gardening, engaging their...

Social justice performing arts – Dec 19

MAP Fund

MAP Fund invites applications for 2024 grant cycle The MAP Fund invests in performing artists and their work as the critical foundation of imagining and co-creating a more equitable and vibrant...

PA Department of Community and Economic Development: Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Grant

PA Department of Community and Economic Development

Who May Apply: Technical and trade schools, school districts, post-secondary academic institutions, workforce investment boards, economic development organizations, and nonprofit organizations....

PA Department of Agriculture: Emergency Food Assistance Program Reach and Resiliency Grant – Dec 8

PA Department of Agriculture

Who May Apply: Applicants must be a qualified TEFAP ERA (Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program Eligible Recipient Agency). Qualified ERAs may include county agencies, food banks, food pantries,...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Diversion Program Coordinator, Collective Climb – Dec 6

Collective Climb

Collective Climb is hiring a Diversion Program Coordinator. Collective Climb is a Black-led 501c3 empowering BIPOC youth in Philadelphia to realize freedom in our communities through restorative...

Director, Environmental Innovations Initiative, University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

EII is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, visionary, and inspiring leader to fill the position of Director. EII brings together researchers, scholars, and students to develop new ideas and...

Apprentice Manager, Urban Technology Project

Launch of Phildadelphia

The Urban Technology Project (UTP) is an initiative of the School District of Philadelphia in partnership with Launch of Philadelphia that empowers Philadelphia youth and underemployed adults with...

Director of Partner Success, Let’s Get Ready

Let's Get Ready

About The Organization:  Let’s Get Ready has been in operation for over 25 years; the organization has an annual budget of $ million and a staff of 25, who work remotely. Traditionally we have...

Miscellaneous

2023 ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Awards Celebration

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

On November 14, 2023, we came together to celebrate the individuals and organizations who worked to improve nonpartisan student democratic engagement at our 2023 ALL IN Awards Celebration! We hope...

Webinar: Supporting Engaged Fatherhood And Family Well-Being: The Role Of Policy From The Community Level To The Federal Level – Nov 29

Institute for Research on Poverty

Policy decisions made at the federal, state, and local levels directly affect the well-being of fathers, their children and families. Policies may support the engagement of fathers with their...

Hybrid Event: Transforming the Narrative: Amplifying Voices, Addressing Disparities, Promoting Justice – Nov 28

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

The 8th Annual John W. Hatch FaithHealth Lecture, Transforming the Narrative: Amplifying Voices, Addressing Disparities, Promoting Justice, is an in-person and online event that will convene at the...

Webinar: Systems Thinking for Social Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, and Policy Makers – Dec 6

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

Social problems are complex, but Systems Thinking can help identify causal relationships among the many factors that generate problems and help design enduring solutions. On December 6, join SSIR...

Call for Proposals: CUMU Impact Fellow – Jan 8

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) is pleased to announce a new fellowship opportunity for an individual from a CUMU member institution. CUMU has long focused on the...

Democratic Engagement

2023 ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Awards Celebration

ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

On November 14, 2023, we came together to celebrate the individuals and organizations who worked to improve nonpartisan student democratic engagement at our 2023 ALL IN Awards Celebration! We hope...

Faculty Updates

Call for Proposals: CUMU Impact Fellow – Jan 8

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) is pleased to announce a new fellowship opportunity for an individual from a CUMU member institution. CUMU has long focused on the...


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