Social Justice

PRESS RELEASE: Philadelphia Homeownership Program provides first matching grants to Low Income Employees

Date: 
September 25, 2018
Employer-Assisted Housing Program provides first matching grant to Temple employee. Urban Affairs Coalition supports home purchase in Philadelphia through signature Employer-Assisted Housing Program, Philadelphia Home.Buy.Now

Draw the Lines PA debutes to end gerrymandering

Date: 
September 14, 2018
Draw the Lines PA (DTL) is barnstorming the state this fall to launch its three-year initiative to inform and engage Pennsylvanians around gerrymandering and democratic reform.

Mini-PHIL-Plus Home Improvement Loan Program: Looking back over 14 years

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January 5, 2018
Since 2003, the Mini-PHIL and PHIL-Plus Home Improvement Program has been a catalyst for many homeowners to obtain needed funding to complete both major and minor repairs on their homes.

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations Standards of Excellence

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Date: 
June 2, 2015
On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations will hold a roll-out event for this new version of Standards for Excellence.

The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations recently released an updated version of the Standards for Excellence Program. This program is the premier ethics and accountability program for the nonprofit sector. Standards for Excellence offers a variety of resources to strengthen nonprofit governance and operations in an effect to improve accountability to the public and donors. The Pennsylvania Association for Nonprofit Organizations will hold a roll-out event for this new version of Standards for Excellence on Tuesday, June 2, 2015.

Anti-Defamation League Volunteers Needed for 5K Walk Against Hate

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May 17, 2015
On Sunday, May 17, 2015, join the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for the 5th Annual 5K Walk Against Hate in an effort to reject bigotry and celebrate diversity.

On Sunday, May 17, 2015, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will host their 5th Annual 5K Walk Against Hate from 11am-2pm starting at Martin Luther King Drive. The walk will bring together people from across the region to reject bigotry and celebrate diversity. In addition to the walk, this event will include a Diversity Expo highlighting the work of over 20 local nonprofit organizations working in areas such as LGBT equality, culture and ethnicity. Local musicians will also be feature on the Diversity Expo stage.

Early Childhood Action Day: Voice Your Concerns About Education

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Date: 
May 12, 2015
On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, we invite you fellow advocates, educators, parents and other supporters to voice your concerns about education in Harrisburg, PA for Early Childhood Action Day.

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, advocates, educators, parents and other supporters will gather in Harrisburg, PA for Early Childhood Action Day. Attendees will visit with state legislators to voice their concerns about childhood education. The event's Kick Off ceremony will begin at 9:30am and allow attendees to meet with members of Governor Wolf's administration. Speakers will also begin at 9:30am. The rally will take place in the Capital buidling and will begin at 12:30pm.

2015 Philadelphia Black Political Summit

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Date: 
April 11, 2015
If you are an individual or organization interested in participating in the development of a collective Black agenda, join The Philadelphia Black Political Coalition at Dobbins for The Philadelphia Black Political Summit.

On Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 12:30pm-4pm, The Philadelphia Black Political Coalition will host The Philadelphia Black Political Summit at Dobbins CTE High School at 2150 Lehigh Avenue. The Summit is open to all individuals and organizations in the Black community interested in participating in the development of a collective Black agenda.