The week of

January 30, 2024

Other Local Events and Workshops

FACT Workshop: Busy Bites: Quick, Simple, Healthy Meals for Busy Families – Feb 17

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: Supporting School Communities Healing from Trauma – Feb 13

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,...

Save the Date: CASE: College Access and Success Ecosystem – Mar 7

Philadelphia Education Fund

The Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF) is honored to serve as the backbone organization for the newly-formed College Access and Success Ecosystem (CASE). CASE is a data-driven, collective effort, with...

PhillyGoes2College “I AM PHL” Contest and Kick-Off Event – Feb 10

PhillyGoes2College

Philadelphia high school students are encouraged to show off their one-of-a-kind talents to win one-of-a-kind prizes through the 2024 I AM PHL contest presented by PhillyGoes2College, powered by the...

Virtual CEA Series: Government 102 with the Committee of 70 – Feb 21

City of Philadelphia Office of Community Empowerment and 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...

Public Policy Lab: Revisiting the Role of Political Satire on Public Opinion and Policy Formation in the Age of Broken Politics – Feb 29

Temple University Public Policy Lab

Temple University Public Policy Lab (PPL) Faculty Fellow Dr. Heather LaMarre, Associate Professor and Chair of Communication and Social Influence within the Klein College of Media and Communication,...

Virtual Event: SCOTUS: How It’s Reshaping American Politics – Feb 15

University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice

Please join the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice for its 2023-2024 SP2 Speaker Series on conversations about race, equity, and justice with experts on social policy...

Wharton-Weitzman Future of Cities Conference 2024 – Feb 9

Wharton Future of Cities Conference

Join us for the 5th Annual Wharton-Weitzman Future of Cities Conference, Embedded Environments: Making the Invisible Visible. The Wharton-Weitzman Future of Cities Conference at the University of...

Ben Franklin Birthday Celebration, “Craftmanship,” Honoring Frank Ghery – Feb 9

Celebration! of Benjamin Franklin Founder

The public is invited to a free and festive rescheduled event to celebrate Benjamin Franklin’s 318th birthday. Residents, visitors, colonial characters, Philadelphia dignitaries, and Franklin...

CHOP Community Health Partnership Clinic – Feb 11

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Calling all new parents and caregivers, babies, and young children. Come join us on Sunday, February 11, 2023 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM inside Community of Compassion CDC, 6150 Cedar Avenue,...

Need in Deed Educational Equity Forum (Hybrid Event) – Feb 5

Need In Deed

Join us for a community conversation and panel discussion on education equity in Philadelphia. The panel discussion will feature Dr. Erika Kitzmiller, author of the book The Roots of Education...

Documentary Film Screening: It’s Basic – Feb 7

University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice

Presented by the Center for Guaranteed Income Research (CGIR), “It’s Basic,” is a feature-length film exploring the power of cash, the importance of dignity, and the ongoing work of providing...

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...

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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