August 16, 2022

Other Local Events and Workshops

Civic Saturday Philadelphia – Sep 10

A strong democracy depends on strong citizens and a strong civic culture to thrive. We are at a crossroads in a time when our democracy, women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, voting rights, civil...

Peace Day Philly Events – Sep 15-21

Peace Day Philly, the local initiative for the UN International Day of Peace, is almost here! Twelve programs over seven days, some in person and some virtual, September 15 – September 21....

Black&Gold Series: Screening and Discussion of Reparations Film – Aug 29

Join the Mayor’s Commission on Faith-Based & Interfaith Affairs for an in-person screening and discussion of Reparations, which features Black & Asian Americans reflecting on the...

Online Event: What does the Inflation Reduction Act mean for Healthcare? – Aug 17

Last week, Congress passed the historic Inflation Reduction Act! The legislation now goes to the White House, where we expect President Biden to sign it. The Inflation Reduction Act is a huge win for...

CEA Virtual Learning Series: Government 101 – Sep 21

The Civic Engagement Academy (CEA) is about inspiring local community change through training and skills development. Sign up for our upcoming opportunity. Learn how the federal, state and local...

Virtual Training: Empowering Youth Using Mentoring Strategies – Sep 10 or 14

In this virtual training, participants will develop a mentoring mindset with which to approach youth, examine power dynamics in mentoring, practice strategies to empower youth, and explore setting...

Tech Workshops for Middle School Girls, Grades 5-8, TechGirlz – Sep-Oct

TechGirlz is a nonprofit program of Creating IT Futures, a 501(c)3 nonprofit of CompTIA, that inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers....

Tech Workshop for Middle School Girls, Grades 5-8, TechGirlz – Aug 20

Intro To Encryption – How To Protect Your Information, August 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Event run by Girls Computing League. Whether it is your teacher’s test questions or your parent’s...

Virtual Summer Learning Symposium, TeenSharp – Aug 19

With all of the ongoing conversations geared toward preventing learning loss, TeenSHARP is excited to invite education leaders, policymakers, and community members to gain insights about what’s...

Save the Date: This is Our Moment: Moving the Needle on Digital Equity – Oct 6

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, October 6, 2022 for our one-day annual conference hosted by Temple University, This is Our Moment: Moving the Needle on Digital Equity. Timed to coincide with...

COLLABORATIVE Toolkit Online Workshop Fall 2022 Series – Oct 4-12

The Interdependence: Global Solidarity and Local Actions Toolkit brings together educators, organizers, and learners who all share a commitment to building more just, inclusive, and sustainable...

New Resources

Thinking outside the box: Watson sets a new vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Civic Engagement (Rutgers Camden)

Camden residents remember 2012–13 as a decidedly low point for the city. There were 67 homicides in 2012—the most in the city’s history—and the police department was disbanded and...

Higher Education’s Anchor Mission: A Sharpened Imperative & A Framework for Action

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) and its partners at the Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN) recently published a paper featuring work from CUMU member institutions related to the...

2022 Kids Count Data Book: National, State-by-State Data Show Depth of Mental Health Pandemic for Youth

The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently released the 2022 KIDS COUNT® Data Book that focuses on youth mental health and affirms a recent assessment by surgeon general Dr. Vivek Murthy that there is...

New Report: Countering Election Misinformation

False claims about the 2020 election have sparked a wave of restrictive voting legislation across the country, as well as confusion about proper election procedures. Misinformation has emerged to...

Podcast: Citizen Cast: Michael Mann Preaches Climate Optimism

Citizen podcast producer Romney captured the live version of Roxanne Patel Shepelavy‘s interview with Penn climatologist Michael E. Mann, who assures us that, despite the doomsaying...

New Health Department Website for Families

The Philadelphia Division of Maternal, Child, and Family Health is excited to share that they have launched a new website. This is a hub for programs and resources for Philadelphia families and...

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, New Website and New Issue

The Editors of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) are thrilled to announce the launch of our new website, which is hosted by Janeway, an open source scholarly publishing...

New PPL Policy Brief: Safe Injection Sites as a Public Health Response to the Opioid Crisis: Research Evidence and Policy Recommendations

In Safe Injection Sites as a Public Health Response to the Opioid Crisis: Research Evidence and Policy Recommendations, author Gerald J. Stahler of Temple University’s Department of Geography...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: 5th Annual National Black Men Educators’ Convening – Aug 19

Presented by The Center for Black Educator Development, the 5th annual National Black Men Educators’ Convening (#BMEC2022) is returning to a live experience this November in Philadelphia, PA. BMEC...

Call for Proposals: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Presentations – Aug 31

Community College of Philadelphia’s division of Business & Technology is currently seeking proposals for seminars, workshops, and facilitated conversations centered around topics of Diversity,...

Hybrid Nonprofit Management Institute 2022: Bridging the Divide – Sep 13-15

With a multitude of high-stakes, divisive issues unfolding in the US and across the globe, a united path forward seems all the more perilous. From strengthening our democracies, to addressing wealth...

Grant Opportunities

Network for Social Innovation – May 31

Guggenheim Partners invites applications for Network for Social Innovation Guggenheim Partners invites applications for the Network for Social Innovation, which seeks to identify and support...

Funding for youth programs – Jun 4

MONAT Gratitude invites applications for youth program MONAT Gratitude invites applications for the third cycle of its grant program to enrich youth education programs across the globe. Through the...

Funding for arts service orgs – Jun 9 (letters of interest)

Wallace Foundation invites applications for field studies by arts service organizations rooted in communities of color The mission of the Wallace Foundation is to foster equity and improvements in...

Comcast RISE Investment Fund Grants for Small Phila. Businesses – Jun 17

Comcast has announced a third round of cities to receive grants from the Comcast RISE Investment Fund. $10,000 grants will be awarded to 100 small Philadelphia businesses, providing $1 million...

BUILD Health Challenge – Jun 30

The BUILD Health Challenge (BUILD) is an innovative funding collaborative and award program that seeks to put multi-sector, community-driven partnerships at the center of health to reduce health...

Health Equity Solutions – Jun 24

Johnson& Johnson Innovation in collaboration with the Population Health Research team at Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, has launched the Advancing Health Equity QuickFire Challenge. According...

Community Needs Grants – Jun 24

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation works to develop strong partnerships with nonprofit organizations to address issues fundamental to economic mobility and social progress in low- and...

Grants to Campuses: Implement, Institutionalize & Scale Voter Registration Tactics – Jun 30

Ask Every Student is offering funding to help AES Codesigner and Commitment Campuses implement, institutionalize, and scale AES voter registration tactics throughout the 2022 fall semester. Grants...

2022 Delphi Award – Jul 1

Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Delphi Award. Presented by the Pullias Center for Higher Education in partnership with AAC&U, the Delphi Award recognizes outstanding efforts to...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Associate Director (2 Positions), Civic House, UPenn – Jun 5

Reporting to the Civic House Director, the Associate Director oversees the development, administration, and evaluation of social justice educational programming which supports University of...

Associate Director, Workforce & Economic Impact, Drexel – May 29

About Drexel Drexel is one of Philadelphia’s top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000...

Executive Director, ArtWell – Jun 1

ArtWell seeks an Executive Director who will embody the mission and the values of the organization while supporting the mission through their leadership, passion, and public connections. Competitive...

Maker Space and Technology Manager (Full-Time), The Workshop School

The Workshop School is a nationally recognized, project-based high school within the School District of Philadelphia. Our vision is to graduate students who value learning and growth, build...

Watershed Adaptation Corps, Drexel Univ. – May 31

Drexel is one of Philadelphia’s top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel...

Community Manager, Habitat for Humanity – May 27

Position Objective: The Community Manager will support and organize residents in the neighborhoods where we work to carry out community actions and create campaigns toward upstream systems change....

Miscellaneous

Webinar: AmeriCorps NCCC: Preparing to Be a Team Leader – May 24

Ready to lead a team of AmeriCorps members through an impactful year of service? Join us for an interactive webinar about AmeriCorps NCCC’s Team Leader opportunities, benefits, requirements,...

National Youth Participation in America’s Schools Survey – Jun 10

With support from The Allstate Foundation as the Founding Sponsor of the 50% Youth Participation by America250 campaign, Youth Service America (YSA) launched a national survey to measure the...

Online Event: The Network for College Success on the Developmental Relationships Survey Tool – Jun 21

On June 21 at 3:00-4:00 PM, the Postsecondary Team at Network for College Success will present on the Developmental Relationships Survey tool as a first step in identifying what support and guidance...

Culture of Democracy Summit (Virtual & in Person) Jun 10-13

Join our partners at When We All Vote for their inaugural Culture of Democracy Summit, June 10-13, virtually or in person (Los Angeles, CA)! Participants will have the chance to engage in a national...

Online Event: Increasing Voter Turnout at Community Colleges – Jun 23

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge and Campus Compact are co-hosting this conversation and workshop for community colleges and all institution types are welcomed to join. Date and Time: June 23,...

Scholarships Available for 2022 PCORI Meeting – Jun 6

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is pleased to offer financial scholarships to participate in-person at the 2022 PCORI Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA. The intent of this...

Webinar: How CBOs and Healthcare Organizations Can Create Mutually Beneficial Partnerships for Equity – May 25

Partnership with healthcare organizations can help community-based organizations (CBOs) achieve financial sustainability—and help healthcare partners deliver ground-level services to address social...

Seeking Submissions for the Academic Minute

The Academic Minute is seeking individual submissions from professors and post-doctoral faculty for upcoming segments discussing what’s new in the academy and the ways in which academic research...

Opportunity for Undergraduates: The Voyager Scholarship – Jun 14

An increasingly globalized world needs young leaders who can bridge divides and help solve our biggest challenges together. The Voyager Scholarship was created by the Obamas and Brian Chesky, Airbnb...

Virtual Course: Rise Up: How Faculty Can Respond to the Challenges of Our Time – Jun 6-9

Faculty Development Workshop on addressing climate change and food insecurity offered by Maine Campus Compact With our planet in crisis and communities being impacted by growing challenges, higher...

Vote for Finalists: Community Champions Awards & Grants Challenge – May 25

The last few years have been a real struggle for many of our grassroots partners serving vulnerable communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to increased demand for services, but donations have...

Webinar: Leadership for Diversity and Inclusion – Jun 1

Racial and social justice issues are urgent priorities for colleges and universities. Campuses across the US and around the world are accelerating efforts to promote evidence-based reforms to make...

Democratic Engagement

Culture of Democracy Summit (Virtual & in Person) Jun 10-13

Join our partners at When We All Vote for their inaugural Culture of Democracy Summit, June 10-13, virtually or in person (Los Angeles, CA)! Participants will have the chance to engage in a national...

Online Event: Increasing Voter Turnout at Community Colleges – Jun 23

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge and Campus Compact are co-hosting this conversation and workshop for community colleges and all institution types are welcomed to join. Date and Time: June 23,...

Grants to Campuses: Implement, Institutionalize & Scale Voter Registration Tactics – Jun 30

Ask Every Student is offering funding to help AES Codesigner and Commitment Campuses implement, institutionalize, and scale AES voter registration tactics throughout the 2022 fall semester. Grants...

Not Your Average Voter Canvas Training. Tell Your Story. Get Out The Vote. – Jun 1

Join The Philadelphia Citizen, Changing The Conversation Together (CTC), and Better Civics for a storytelling workshop and training on deep canvassing, to help get out the vote in North Philly this...

College Success Network

OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education Workshops

The OnTrack to Post-Secondary Education team is accepting requests for in-person and virtual college readiness and student success workshops this summer. These workshops include topics such as:...

Faculty Updates

Seeking Submissions for the Academic Minute

The Academic Minute is seeking individual submissions from professors and post-doctoral faculty for upcoming segments discussing what’s new in the academy and the ways in which academic research...

2022 Delphi Award – Jul 1

Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Delphi Award. Presented by the Pullias Center for Higher Education in partnership with AAC&U, the Delphi Award recognizes outstanding efforts to...

Opportunity for Undergraduates: The Voyager Scholarship – Jun 14

An increasingly globalized world needs young leaders who can bridge divides and help solve our biggest challenges together. The Voyager Scholarship was created by the Obamas and Brian Chesky, Airbnb...

Virtual Course: Rise Up: How Faculty Can Respond to the Challenges of Our Time – Jun 6-9

Faculty Development Workshop on addressing climate change and food insecurity offered by Maine Campus Compact With our planet in crisis and communities being impacted by growing challenges, higher...

Webinar: Leadership for Diversity and Inclusion – Jun 1

Racial and social justice issues are urgent priorities for colleges and universities. Campuses across the US and around the world are accelerating efforts to promote evidence-based reforms to make...


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