Life Skills



6901 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19142
United States
6901 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19142
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Executive Director

To provide services to individuals, which enable them to achieve self-sufficiency in life management by developing strength of character and economic independence.

Services provided: 
Emergency shelter, client service case management, and residential services in the City of Philadelphia

Workshop: Presenting with Power and Influence

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July 21, 2016
Unlock the power to be extraordinarily influential in the business world during breakfast!

CCPA is hosting a dual presentation; the company is showcasing two influential speakers who are known for their ability to create a robust brand recognition. Together CCPA, Ms. Robinson, and Ms. Canuso will show peers how to publicly present themselves in order to push their businesses and their images forward in the best way possible.

City Hall Honors Teenshop Inc. for 30 Years of Service

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May 7, 2015
Congratulations to UAC Program Partner Teenshop Inc. for celebrating 30 years of phenomenal community service mentoring and developing adolescent girls into leaders.

On Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10am in Room 400 of City Hall, Teenshop Inc. will be honored with a resolution celebrating their 30 years of community service. Teenshop Inc. is a mentoring program designed to develop adolescent girls into leaders through an innovative series of life skills workshops, community service and college tours. Since 1985, Teenshop Inc. has expanded to Los Angeles, California and currently has three chapters throughout Philadelphia. For more information about the Teenshop. Inc.

X-Offenders for Community Empowerment Mayoral and City Council Forum Night

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April 23, 2015
To all formerly incarcerated and convicted individuals, you are invited to attend the Mayoral and City Council Forum Candidate Night. Hear candidates speak on job opportunities for convicted individuals and other valuable information.

UAC Program Partner X-Offenders for Community Empowerement will hold a Mayoral and City Council Forum Night on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 6pm-8pm at the African American United Fund Building. X-Offenders invites all formerly incarcerated and convicted individuals to attend this event.

1st Annual Rad Awards 2015

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April 18, 2015
UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for Rad Connector of the Year at first annual Rad Awards. Join her Saturday, April 18th and celebrate this tremendous honor.

On Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 7pm-10pm, the first annual Rad Awards will take place at The Dreaming Building to honor women who inspire others in the fields of technology, media, culture and business. We are excited to announce UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for a Rad Connector of the Year award. This celebration will be hosted by, a digital platform for spirited females who are constantly achieving, innovating, and inspiring. It is an ongoing conversation between empowered women.