The week of

February 6, 2024

Other Local Events and Workshops

A Life of Justice: From the Freedom Rides to Neuroscience to West Philly – Feb 20

University of Pennsylvania

As part of the Harold J. Haskins Lecture Series: A Life of Justice: From the Freedom Rides to Neuroscience to West Philly In 1961, 20 yr. old Peter Sterling left Cornell University to join the...

Dream to Reality: Entrepreneur and Small Business Summit – Feb 12-15

Community College of Philadelphia

Gain Entrepreneurial Knowledge for Your Business Please join Community College of Philadelphia for the Dream to Reality: Entrepreneur and Small Business Summit as we celebrate National...

Black History Month Quaker Zoom Event: The Bayard Rustin Legacy Forum – Feb 24

The Black Quaker Project

The BlackQuaker Project and Swarthmore College’s Department of Peace and Conflict Studies present “The Bayard Rustin Legacy Forum,” a virtual symposium sponsored by the American American...

Celebrating African American Scientists And Inventors Through Live Demonstrations Set To Music – Feb 16

Philadelphia Education Fund

Grand Hanks and the Knowledge Factory invite your school to attend the 3rd Mega Event for Learning, Celebrating African American Scientists And Inventors Through Live Demonstrations Set To Music, for...

Zoom Event: Step Into the OOH Zone: Where Careers Come to Life! – Feb 15

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR)

Dive into the realm of career exploration in our upcoming February Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR) network meeting as we step into the “OOH Zone: Where Careers Come to Life.” Discover...

Celebrate Lunar New Year in Philly

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Lunar New Year is the biggest celebration of the year for many Asian cultures, spanning China, Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. For some, the new year begins as soon as the clock strikes...

Walk Around Philadelphia Closing Celebrations – Feb 24, Mar 3

Walk Around Philadelphia

The Walk Around Philadelphia project currently happens twice a year and invites people  to set out to discover the city by exploring its edges and to help make those unique spaces more accessible to...

2024 PA-CSTA (Pennsylvania Computer Science Teachers Association) Virtual Unconference – Feb 17

PA Computer Science Teachers Association

Join us for the third annual Pennsylvania Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA-PA) unconference on Saturday, February 17th, from 9:00 – 11:30 am. This interactive event will feature...

Free Sports Clinic for National Girls & Women in Sports Day – Feb 7

Temple University

Join us for a FREE, fun, girls-only event – National Girls & Women in Sports Day on February 7, 2024, 3:00-6:00 PM at the Aramark STAR Pavillon, 1816 N. 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA. The...

Zoom Event: Everything I Never Dreamed: My Life Surviving and Standing Up to Domestic Violence – Feb 14

Cabrini University

Meet Ruth Glenn, author of Everything I Never Dreamed: My Life Surviving and Standing Up to Domestic Violence and President of Public Affairs at the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence....

New Resources

Community engaged learning & the issue of retention and thriving of underrepresented faculty

HE-SL Listserv

A recent post on the Higher Education – Service-Learning (HE-SL) Listserv asked what resources might be helpful for those thinking critically about how engaging in community engaged work (...

New Study: Effects of The 2021 Expanded Child Tax Credit On Adults’ Mental Health

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

A new study from a group of researchers at the University of California San Francisco finds that the expansion of the Child Tax Credit (CTC) appears to have lessened mental health issues for...

‘Poverty and Power’ – Using Narrative Change to Drive Policy Change

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity

In this Spotlight Exclusive we speak with Devon Gray, president of Ending Poverty in California (EPIC), and Jacob Kornbluth, Emmy-award-winning filmmaker, about their new documentary ‘Poverty and...

A Call to Colleges and Universities: National Day of Racial Healing – Jan 16

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) today called on higher education institutions across the country to mark the eighth annual National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday,...

The 1619 Project Docuseries Viewing Guides

Pulitzer Center

Congratulations to Nikole Hannah-Jones and the team behind The 1619 Project docuseries, for winning the Emmy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series! The 1619 Project docuseries is a Hulu...

Using experience and education to change the incarceration system, Philadelphia Community College

Community College of Philadelphia

At 66, student Mrs. Dee Dee is using her experience and her education to change the incarceration system. Prison has always cast a shadow on Lorraine Haw’s life, even before she was old enough to...

Top Ten 1619 Curricular Resources of 2023, Pulitzer Center

Pulitzer Center

Happy 2024, educators! We’re looking forward to another year of teaching, learning, and growing together. As we continue to reflect on the year behind us, we’re excited to highlight some of the...

Partnerships Classifieds

Skilled Remote Volunteer Opportunities: Girls Code the World – Jan 19

Girls Code the World

Girls Code the World is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that provides resources, role models, and opportunities in STEM-related fields for women and girls through educational programming, extended...

Speakers, Workshops, Volunteers and Vendors Needed: Career & Technology Education Class of 2024 Senior Success Seminar – Feb 13

School District of Philadelphia

The School District of Philadelphia is looking for speakers to lead workshops and share information on career pathways for Career & Technology Education (CTE) seniors. In particular, they are...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Papers: Publish your work in Metropolitan Universities journal

Metropolitan Universities journal

Published by the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), Metropolitan Universities journal accepts manuscripts on an ongoing basis related to scholarship and research relevant to our...

Grant Opportunities

minority mental health programs – Feb 6

American Psychiatric Association Foundation

American Psychiatric Association Foundation invites applications for minority mental health programs The American Psychiatric Association Foundation invites applications for its Awards for Advancing...

reduce recidivism – rolling

Bob Barker Foundation

Bob Barker Foundation invites LOIs from organizations working to reduce recidivism The Bob Barker Foundation was established in 2009 to develop and support programs that help incarcerated individuals...

College Well-Being Funding Opportunity – Feb 1

American College Health Foundation

American College Health Foundation invites applications for College Well-Being Funding Opportunity The American College Health Foundation aims to serve as the principal leadership organization for...

TD Bank Housing for Everyone Competition – Feb 13

TD Bank

Since 2005, we’ve partnered with nonprofits across the US on more than 550 affordable housing projects totaling more than $49 million. The theme for the 18th annual Housing for Everyone...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Facilities Coordinator, Kol Tzedek

Kol Tzedek

Kol Tzedek Synagogue seeks a Facility Coordinator (also known as a Shammes) for our religious services, events, and Torah school. We expect the Coordinator to work on average 20 hours/week primarily...

Finance Manager, Belmont Charter Network

Belmont Charter Network

Belmont Charter Network is a family of 5 community schools centered on the central mission to promote the academic, social and emotional well-being of each child. Our schools are supported by a...

Family Support Specialist, Belmont Charter Network

Belmont Charter Network

Belmont Charter Network (BCN) is a family of 5 community schools centered on the central mission to promote the academic, social and emotional well-being of each schools are supported by a...

Tree Program Coordinator, Bartram’s Garden – Jan 22

Bartram’s Garden

Since 2012, the Garden has hosted an award-winning, culturally relevant paid youth internship program. Today, the Garden employs approximately 40 local students annually, with youth focusing not only...

Youth Programs Coordinator, Asian Americans United

Asian Americans United

Asian Americans United (AAU) was founded in 1985 by a small group of volunteers seeking to create an organized response to rising issues of anti-Asian violence, substandard housing, and the need for...

Chancellor and Dean, Penn State Abington

Penn State University

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) seeks a strategic, collaborative, and forward-thinking leader as its next Chancellor and Dean of Penn State...

Chief Executive Officer, Project HOME

Project HOME

Organizational Highlights Founded in: 1989 Revenue: $45M Board of Directors: 25 Staff: Over 470 full-time and part-time staff Headquarters: Philadelphia, PA The Position Reporting to the Board of...

Deputy Director for External Relations, Managing Director’s Office

City of Philadelphia

$120,000/yr – $140,000/yr On-site Full-time Mid-Senior level Agency Description The Managing Director’s Office (MDO) manages and oversees the operations of the City, including the Rebuilding...

2024-2026 FAO Schwarz Fellowship at the Clay Studio – Feb 5

The Clay Studio

The Clay Studio is excited to share that we are one of the FAO Schwarz Fellowship recipients for the 2024-2026 cohort. Please pass this opportunity along to anyone in your networks who might be...

Compliance and Grant Manager, Belmont Charter Network

Belmont Charter Network

Belmont Charter Network (BCN) is a family of 5 community schools centered on the central mission to promote the academic, social and emotional well-being of each schools are supported by a...

Miscellaneous

2024-2025 Community Engagement Graduate Fellowship Program (HOST SITE OPPORTUNITY) – Mar 8

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...

Virtual Event: Expanding How We Understand Youth Well-Being – Jan 25

Urban Institute

Adolescence and young adulthood are critical life stages full of possibility, but to experience healthy development, young people need support in all aspects of their lives. The youth field—or...

HE Overview Webinar: Optimizing Impact- Harnessing Institutional Research Partnerships for Compelling Community Engagement Narratives – Jan 30

GivePulse

Discover how your campus can elevate community engagement assessment and effectively showcase it for the Carnegie Elective Community Engagement Classification. Learn firsthand from campus...

Spring ’24 Institute on Teaching Social Action – Feb 23

Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation

We would like to invite you and your colleagues to apply to the Spring ’24 Institute on Teaching Social Action at Rhodes College in Memphis on March 9-10, 2024. We also have two virtual...

Women In Natural Sciences Nominations Are Open (Young Women in 8th Grade) – Feb 15

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

The Women in Natural Sciences (WINS) Program at The Academy of Natural Sciences is currently in the nomination portion of the application process in search of rising 9th grade students for the 2024...

Webinar: How to Harness Power and Be an Effective Social Changemaker – Feb 7

Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)

Making positive change in organizations and society can prove very challenging, so what factors enable one changemaker to succeed in a situation when the vast majority fail? Join SSIR Live! and...

Join AmeriCorps for a Cultural Learning Community Virtual Event – Jan 25

AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps’ Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility is pleased to announce the launch of our Cultural Learning Community – a monthly course offering aimed at fostering a...

Virtual Community Conversation Mental Health on Campus and in the Community – Feb 27

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

Join us for an informal discussion on mental health led by Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) staff and Zoe Ragouzeos, PhD, Senior Associate Vice President of Student Mental...

Youth Service America VISTA Partnership Application – Mar 8

Youth Service America

YSA has worked hard the past few months to redefine and refine our new, nationwide AmeriCorps Program. After a series of initial applications, focus groups, and conversations, we are excited to...

College Success Network

Professional Development Training on the New 24-25 Better FAFSA – Jan 18

Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR)

The Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable (PCPR) in partnership with PHEAA and LaSalle University is offering a professional development training on the new 24-25 Better FAFSA. This training is for...

Faculty Updates

Community engaged learning & the issue of retention and thriving of underrepresented faculty

HE-SL Listserv

A recent post on the Higher Education – Service-Learning (HE-SL) Listserv asked what resources might be helpful for those thinking critically about how engaging in community engaged work (...

A Call to Colleges and Universities: National Day of Racial Healing – Jan 16

American Association of Colleges and Universities

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) today called on higher education institutions across the country to mark the eighth annual National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday,...

HE Overview Webinar: Optimizing Impact- Harnessing Institutional Research Partnerships for Compelling Community Engagement Narratives – Jan 30

GivePulse

Discover how your campus can elevate community engagement assessment and effectively showcase it for the Carnegie Elective Community Engagement Classification. Learn firsthand from campus...

Spring ’24 Institute on Teaching Social Action – Feb 23

Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation

We would like to invite you and your colleagues to apply to the Spring ’24 Institute on Teaching Social Action at Rhodes College in Memphis on March 9-10, 2024. We also have two virtual...

Call for Papers: Publish your work in Metropolitan Universities journal

Metropolitan Universities journal

Published by the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), Metropolitan Universities journal accepts manuscripts on an ongoing basis related to scholarship and research relevant to our...


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