October 19, 2021

PHENND Events/Activities

Other Local Events and Workshops

Webinar: Understanding the News About Booster Shots – Oct 19

Have your questions about booster shots answered by experts from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health: Who can get a booster shot? What are the side effects? Where can I get one? When can I...

Webinar: Health Report: Taking Charge of Your Physical and Mental Wellness – Oct 20

The pandemic has made wellness a bigger challenge than ever before. In our next Inquirer LIVE: Health Report, it’s all about taking the necessary steps toward being your best self. Inquirer health...

Can We Talk? Civil Dialogue for Troubled Times – Oct 19

Come together with fellow university students to talk about issues unique to this moment. Add your voice to a virtual regional student dialogue on the state of our nation. Come together with fellow...

Calling in the Calling Out Culture, A dialogue with Loretta Ross – Oct 27

Loretta Ross is progressive, a feminist, an educator and a social activist of great accomplishment. But she is worried that many of her fellow progressives have somewhat lost their way in how they...

PA STEM Coalition Meeting: Career Ready PA – Oct 21

Our next PA STEM Coalition Meeting: Career Ready PA well be held on October 21th, 2021 from 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM led by Amanda Smith, Director of K-12 Engagement at Penn State and Laura Fridirici,...

Webinar: Philadelphia Household Internet Assessment – Oct 26

This summer the City of Philadelphia launched the Household Internet Assessment survey. The purpose of the survey was to identify the digital access needs of local residents and further understand...

Inside-Out Global Town Hall: Reimagining Justice – Oct 19

The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program is a program of Temple University. We provide colleges classes in prisons and jails with both people behind the walls and college campus students for a full...

COVID-19 Free Ambassadors and Representatives (COFAR) Hack-a-Thon – Nov 6

When social advocacy is combined with creative tactics normally reserved for brands, the results can be dramatic. Social advocacy efforts often fail to break through to an audience. Creative messages...

Webinar: Covid-Free Ambassadors and Representatives Program (H.S. & College Students) – Oct 21

Covid-Free Ambassadors and Representatives (COFAR) Program Tapping into our youth engagement framework and building off of our prior COVID-19 programming, Women’s Campaign International (WCI)...

Mirrors in Education Launch Event, Teachers of Color – Oct 28

Mirrors in Education provides resources, community, and professional development to educators of color to facilitate their recruitment and retention within Pennsylvania public school districts with...

Fall Town Hall: Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities – Oct 27

The Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities invites you to attend their Fall 2021 Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday October 27, 2021 from 7:00-8:30 The town hall will provide an update on...

CEA Learning Series: Asset Mapping – Nov 17

The Civic Engagement Academy (CEA) is about inspiring local community change through training and skills development. Learn how to identify the right people and resources for your work. Date and...

Latin American Migration and Participatory Action Research Virtual Symposium – Nov 5-6

We hope you can join us on Friday, November 5, and Saturday, November 6 for a dynamic and exciting conference with top scholars and practitioners in the field of participatory action research.  This...

Planning for Equity and Inclusion in Philadelphia – Oct 20

For decades Philadelphia and other cities implemented inequitable public policies that ravaged people of color and their communities. Racial covenants, redlining, “urban renewal”, and other...

New Resources

City of Phila. Election Day Guide: November 2, 2021

The City of Philadelphia wants to ensure everyone is prepared and ready for Election Day on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Here are some key steps to take to get ready to vote! Before you leave to vote...

New Article: Has the Pandemic Changed Anti-Hunger Policy Forever?

Politico senior food and agriculture reporter Helena Bottemiller Evich speaks with Spotlight about what policymakers have learned about curbing food insecurity during the pandemic and what those...

The Fluidity of Identity and Boundaries: A Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month Reading List

This Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, PEN America is proud to present a reading list highlighting books from recent longlisters, finalists, winners, and judges of the PEN America Literary Awards....

Coalition Against Hunger 2020-2021 Annual Report

As a part of the Week to Fight Hunger, we are excited to release our FY2020-2021 Annual Report! It was a year unlike any other. With our team working from home, we buckled down and learned how to...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: We Are All Data People

In this episode, Amelia Parnell explains how all faculty and staff members can contribute to important campus conversations with data and information at their core. Data is a four-letter word in some...

Resources for World Food Day

World Food Day, a day of awareness and action for food justice, ending hunger, and sustainable agriculture was celebrated on October 16. Looking for resources to guide your students in exploring...

New Report: Unrealized Impact 2.0: The Hard Truth About Where We Are and Ways to Move Forward

Promise54 released Unrealized Impact : The Hard Truth About Where We Are and Ways to Move Forward, which analyzes aggregated survey data on diversity, inclusion, and equity in the education sector...

Ending Racism Partnership

The Urban Affairs Coalition has partnered with Independence Blue Cross to form the Ending Racism Partnership: a city-wide collaboration of residents, leaders, and influencers from all industries and...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

33rd Annual National Service-Learning Conference: Student Showcase Applications – Dec 1

You’re invited to the 33rd Annual National Service-Learning Conference! Join in person on April 20-22, 2022 in Minneapolis and/or Virtual Day on April 27. With four days of inspiration, learning,...

Grant Opportunities

Women’s Leadership Network small grants – Oct 31

Mid Penn Bank Women’s Leadership Network Invites Applications for Small Grants Founded in 2018 and led by a committee, the Mid Penn Bank Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) was created as a...

Innovative Research to Advance Racial Equity – Oct 2022

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Invites Applications for Innovative Research to Advance Racial Equity The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for its Evidence for Action:...

Applications for Employer Practices re immigrants and refugees – Nov 15

WES Mariam Assefa Fund Invites Applications for Employer Practices The WES Mariam Assefa Fund aims to catalyze economic inclusion, opportunities, and mobility in support of immigrants and refugees in...

Environmental Education – Dec 10

The PA Department of Environmental Protection is accepting electronic applications for the 2022 Environmental Education Grants Program. Application deadline: December 10 at 11:59 EE Grant Program...

Manufacturing PA Innovation Program – Nov 18

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) established the Manufacturing PA Innovation Program to leverage the internationally acclaimed science and engineering talent...

2021 Fall Causality Brand #GRANT – Oct 29

Apply for pro bono and partial pro bono services grants for branding, creative services and web site design. Deadline is October 29, 2021. These service grants are open to #nonprofits, #government...

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Guest and Protection Services Associate (Part-time), Barnes Foundation

Description: Guest and Protection Services Associates provide a best-in-class experience to every person who visits our institution. As the first line of interaction between the Barnes Foundation...

Director of Evaluation, Hope Center – Oct 21

The Hope Center is seeking a Director of Evaluation to join our growing team of professionals working to advance supports for #RealCollege students across the nation. This role will be primarily...

Community Outreach Coordinator (Part-Time), OCCCDA

Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) is seeking a Community Outreach Coordinator. The mission of OCCCDA...

After School Literacy and Math Instructors, 21st Century Community Learning Center

Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) is seeking Instructor(s). The mission of OCCCDA is “to extend...

Bi-Lingual Family Ambassador (Chinese-Mandarin), OCCCDA

Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) is seeking a Family Ambassador for our Oxford Circle Community...

After School Group Leader, 21st Century Community Learning Center

DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) is seeking an after school group leader with a...

Senior Project Manager, Phila. Youth Network

About the Partnerships for Employment Pathways Department: The Partnerships for Employment Pathways department collaborates with partners locally, regionally and nationally to support...

ReStore Truck Driver, Habitat for Humanity – Oct 29

At Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia(HFHP), we are builders who work alongside, not for others. We are driven by accountability and defined by our stick-to-itiveness. The ReStore Driver represents...

Virtual Access Instructor, Let’s Get Ready – Nov 1

The Virtual Access Instructor position is a paid, part-time internship for current undergraduate college students (preferred) and graduate college students. Reporting to a Program Manager, Virtual...

Virtual Access Coach, Let’s Get Ready – Nov 1

The Virtual Access Coach is a paid, part-time internship for current undergraduate college students (preferred) and graduate college students. Reporting to a Program Manager, Virtual Access Coaches...

Program Assistant, Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies

Job Description Summary Assist in all the public advertising and administrative operations of the Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies (CLALS) under the supervision of the Associate Director....

Research Project Manager, Hope Center – Nov 1

The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice at Temple University is seeking a Research Project Manager to join our rapidly growing team. We are a national action research center that is...

Executive Director, Sustainable Business Network of Greater Phila.

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) is building a just, green, and thriving economy. We empower the region’s diverse independent businesses to do well by doing good; we...

Program Coordinator, Center for Social Impact Strategy

Job Description Summary The Program Coordinator will support the functions of the Center for Social Impact Strategy (CSIS). The Center is a research and action organization based at the School of...

Teacher, Grades 6 – 8 Math, Belmont Charter Network

What makes us unique? Belmont Charter Network equips students with the knowledge and skills to succeed wherever their talents, diligence, and heart take them. Serving as a network of community...

Mentor Coordinator (College Programs)

Mentor Coordinators serve by supporting Youth Service Managers with training, supporting and recruiting volunteer mentors from college campuses.  Mentor coordinators’ main responsibility will be...

Community Organizer (Afterschool Enrichment)

DREAM offers four main forms of programs for the youth and families we serve, which are Academic Support, Summer Enrichment, Village Mentoring, and Adventure. The Community Organizer will be centered...

Clinician (Full-Time), Uplift

Uplift Center for Grieving Children in Philadelphia, PA, provides peer support groups for children and their caregivers grieving the death of someone close to them. Uplift provides grief support...

Teaching Assistant (K-2), Belmont Charter Network

What makes us unique? Belmont Charter Network equips students with the knowledge and skills to succeed wherever their talents, diligence, and heart take them. Serving as a network of community...

Director of Literacy, Belmont Charter Network

What makes us unique? Belmont Charter Network equips students with the knowledge and skills to succeed wherever their talents, diligence, and heart take them. Serving as a network of community...

Director of Advancement, Pendle Hill

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Director of Advancement (DOA) embodies an appreciation for the Pendle Hill community, fostering relationships and ongoing engagement with its close-in and broader constituencies,...

Miscellaneous

Lights On Afterschool: Celebrate Afterschool Programs & Staff – Oct 25&28

We’re proud to be joining the Afterschool Alliance and thousands of out-of-school time programs – including our 2021-2022 YSA Afterschool Grantees supported by the Mott Foundation – in...

Webinar: Student Outcomes Beyond Completion: National Findings From the 2021 Strada Alumni Survey – Oct 27

At a time of falling enrollments and low student confidence in the value of their education, we need to do everything we can to deliver a valuable, quality experience for our next generation of...

Essential Jobs, Inequality, and “Dirty Work”: A Book Talk with Eyal Press – Oct 20

The pandemic has heightened many organizations’ focus on job quality: now is the time to shift focus from fixing workers to fixing work. Companies are facing pressure to improve factors that...

NPEA Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Symposium – Nov 17-18

Please join us for the National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) first-ever Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Symposium on November 17 and 18. Taking place virtually, the symposium...

From Pandemic to Paradigm Shift: How we are adapting to meet the evolving needs of our campuses and communities – Nov 18

When a crisis hits, be it a hurricane or an international pandemic, students want to immediately respond. However, good intentions do not always present themselves as meaningful actions. A large...

A National Reckoning: Exploring Racial Justice in Higher Ed – Nov 3

The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice will facilitate a national conversation with activists, journalists, and historians on racial justice and the efforts underway to ensure equity in...

American Cities Rebuilding 2021, A Virtual Conversation Series – Oct 19-22

Cities represent much of this nation’s heart and soul, the nerve centers of culture, innovation and economic growth, the homes to immigrants new and old, as well as the communities that write much...

Teacher Signup for Nano Week 2021 (STEM Outreach) – Nov 15-19

Nano Week: November 15-19. University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University are doing presentations for high school classes during the week of November 15. Nano Week is an ongoing STEM outreach...

Movement for Sport Equity Regional Collaborative Summit – Oct 21

Join the Movement for Sport Equity in a virtual session to share learnings from the Project Play Summit, and take a deeper dive into location-based coalition building. Leaders from the Center for...

Webinar: Advancing Your Agency through Diversity and Equity – Nov 4

While it is important to have a diverse representation of staff it is important to understand that diversity spans beyond just physical representation or identity groups. In this webinar, we’ll...

Webinar: Tackling the Cost of Course Texts, Using OER and Library-Licensed Texts – Oct 29

In this second event of Fall Semester 2021 focused on Tackling the Cost of Course Texts, colleagues from three Yes We Must Coalition member schools — Benedict College (SC), Mars Hill University...

Webinar: The Science of Communicating with Busy Families & Educators – Oct 22

Join Attendance Works and the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) for a webinar, The Science of Communicating with Busy Families & Educators, Friday, October 22, 2021, 1:00-2:00 PM. Todd...

Democratic Engagement

City of Phila. Election Day Guide: November 2, 2021

The City of Philadelphia wants to ensure everyone is prepared and ready for Election Day on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Here are some key steps to take to get ready to vote! Before you leave to vote...

College Success Network

Webinar: Tackling the Cost of Course Texts, Using OER and Library-Licensed Texts – Oct 29

In this second event of Fall Semester 2021 focused on Tackling the Cost of Course Texts, colleagues from three Yes We Must Coalition member schools — Benedict College (SC), Mars Hill University...

Faculty Updates

From Pandemic to Paradigm Shift: How we are adapting to meet the evolving needs of our campuses and communities – Nov 18

When a crisis hits, be it a hurricane or an international pandemic, students want to immediately respond. However, good intentions do not always present themselves as meaningful actions. A large...

Podcast: The Key with Inside Higher Ed: We Are All Data People

In this episode, Amelia Parnell explains how all faculty and staff members can contribute to important campus conversations with data and information at their core. Data is a four-letter word in some...

Manufacturing PA Innovation Program – Nov 18

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) established the Manufacturing PA Innovation Program to leverage the internationally acclaimed science and engineering talent...


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