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PHDC is Hiring!

PHDC, Philadelphia’s full-service community development organization, is seeking experienced candidates to fill the following positions:

Affordable Housing Loan Officer

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Director, Finance

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Housing Rehabilitation Inspector III

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Real Estate Attorney

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Rehabilitation Financial Specialist I

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Service Representative I

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Vice President of Development Finance

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Interested applicants can click on the following link for more information:

PHDC Career Opportunities


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 Attend Arcadia University's largest in-person recruiting event.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

12-3 PM on campus in the Kuch Gym

Connect with nearly 400 candidates!

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We invite you to join African Professionals Network (APNET)

a group of individuals dedicated to enhancing our community. As a member of African Professionals Network (APNET), you belong to a community of professionals who share mutual goals, interests, and commitments. Becoming involved with APNET will allow you to make valuable connections with peers, discover new opportunities, and give back to the community. APNET Membership is open to the general public. APNET does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, religion or political affiliation.  To become a member, you either pay membership dues or provide volunteer service.  Listed below are some of the benefits of your APNET membership. 


 Where are you meant to be? OneTen matches Black job seekers with careers where you can thrive, no college degree required.


Job Openings: 

Girls on the Run Philadelphia - Mission Advancement Coordinator


Ron Brown Scholarship Program

Ron Brown-Ruth and Normal Rales Leaders Network

Guided Pathway Support Program


 Send your resume to [email protected]



In 2020, Peanuts Worldwide and Native Tongue Communications partnered to create “The Armstrong Project,” a four-year named endowed scholarship, which will designate one student at each of two selected Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as the recipient of an annual, non-renewable $10,000 scholarship, corporate mentorship, and possible internship opportunity in animation and related fields. Funded upfront for endowment status at $100,000, the Project launched in 2021, for the 2022 - 2023 school year with students at Howard and Hampton University.

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A conviction should not be a life sentence to poverty.

The Promise is investing in strategies to remove barriers to employment. Through the Jobs and Opportunity Challenge, they’re partnering with trusted community organizations to expand outreach, run record clearing clinics, and leverage key learnings.
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Use your Legal Know-how to Resolve Disputes.

Your experience as a legal professional* means you understand the importance of hearing both sides of an issue. Expand your expertise by becoming a FINRA arbitrator, and help resolve financial disputes as they arise. FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, protects investors and helps to ensure that securities markets are fair.

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Job opportunities with the School District of Philadelphia for Bilingual Counseling Assistants. These roles provide in language support to multilingual families in schools across our district. They are often the link and glue for families speaking languages other than English and the school district and community based resources. Please share these opportunities widely so we can have the filled with qualified people.
















Any questions can be directed to Michelle Quach, Program Manager of the Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) at the School District - [email protected]


Luther Vandross Foundation Scholarship

To apply for The Luther Vandross Foundation Scholarship, you must apply using our application link and have at least a cumulative GPA of 2.5, be a Full-Time Student, attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) and be in your 3rd, 4th or 5th year of your Undergraduate program.

Our scholarship requires that the scholarship candidate apply for Federal Student Aid, so it is recommended that applicants complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Get in-depth information on federal student aid programs and applying for financial aid at:

Applications for our Luther Vandross Foundation Scholarship are considered based on their completed application, along with a Last Dollar, need basis review. Once a student completes the application, and if you are deemed a winner, you will be notified along with your College, or University and the combined information will be used to match you to available scholarships administered by the Luther Vandross Foundation from $500.00 to $5,000.

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50 Full Scholarships in USA for African International Students 


34 Exclusive Scholarships for Black Students


Top 11 Scholarships for Black Students in June 2022


Scholarships for Black Students Going Unclaimed


HIAS Pennsylvania has several high level position job openings.
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Join the #InvestinBlackPhilly Facebook Group NOW!

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Applications for the Racial Equity Capital Funds are Now Open!


RockCreek, one of the largest diverse-owned global investment firms, has opened applications for the $36 million Exelon-funded Racial Equity Capital Fund to support minority-owned businesses in Exelon’s service areas in Delaware, Maryland, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC.

The fund will help minority businesses obtain capital to fuel growth, create jobs, and strengthen communities that have historically been underserved, under-resourced, and overlooked by financial markets. The fund will provide loans and equity investments for numerous minority businesses throughout Exelon’s service areas over the next three years, with estimated loan amounts between $100,000 and $300,000, and equity investments of nearly $1 million.

Please contact RockCreek at [email protected] for more information or questions about the program.

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 Members of the AACC become part of an extensive network of corporations and businesses, and are able to engage with policy-makers and business leaders across the region. In addition to exposure to valuable marketing opportunities, members participate in programming that enables them to build a powerful network that helps their businesses grow.

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Neighborhood Arts Grants up for Grabs…

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy’s Neighborhood Arts Program offer funding to annually support more than 150 free, family-friendly arts activities or events in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods. The neighborhood arts programs include theatrical and musical performances, film screenings, dance instruction, children’s art-making workshops, and more. Artists, arts / cultural organizations, cultural event producers, and civic leaders can apply: or e-mail [email protected] with questions.



The Omicelo Cares 7 Pillars of Sustainable Business™ Accelerator is looking for diverse small businesses to participate in its 2022 cohort, launching in February. Selected entrepreneurs will receive a detailed business assessment and evaluation, $10-20K of technical support from industry experts, and one-on-one consultation in two or three of the 7 Pillars. The 7 Pillars are Strategy + Technology + Communication + Finance + Legal + Capital + People.
Our program is best able to accelerate established businesses that are already doing well in four or five of the 7 Pillars™. You may be a good candidate for the accelerator if you are aware of two or three of the 7 Pillars™ in which your business could use support, you are a disadvantaged, minority, or women business enterprise, or you are from a low- to moderate-income community. The 7 Pillars™ Accelerator specializes in preparing diverse small businesses for procurement opportunities.
Entrepreneurs interested in learning more and applying should complete the form at

Job Listings at JEVS Human Services

If you are an individual with a passion for helping others help themselves, please review JEVS Human Services job openings. 

Find a fit for you? You can apply here! Link:


 FunTimes' Events Host Lavonne Nichols at the black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit


Mentorship Spotlight

Congrats to Umme and Lauren! These two talented seniors will be paid contributors with FunTimes Magazine. A staple in African, African-American, and Caribbean communities for more than a decade, FunTimes Magazine highlights unique stories and elevates black and brown voices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. We are extremely grateful to Eric Nzeribe for creating this internship opportunity for our students. Thank you for allowing them to showcase their writing skills while teaching them how to become better writers for the future!