Workforce Development

Sharmain Matlock-Turner Listed in "Technology Leaders Who Should Run for Mayor"

July 3, 2013
Technically Philly listed UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner as one of the technology leaders who should run for mayor!

2013 National Urban League Conference

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July 24, 2013
The National Urban League Conference has come to Philadelphia this year!


The 2013 National Urban League (NUL) Conference, Redeem the Dream: Jobs Rebuild America is headed to Philadelphia. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, this four-day long conference will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on July 24th-27th.

Uptown Theater Tour & Health Fair

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June 22, 2013
Learn the history of the Uptown Theater!

On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 Uptown Entertainment Development Corporation (UEDC) will host an Uptown Theater Tour & Healthy Backyard BBQ.

UEDC aims to stimulate the economy in blighted neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia by developing neighborhood revitalization projects. UEDC’s first revitalization project includes Uptown Theater. The organization plans to renovate this space to include a technology center and artist lofts. The technology center will create jobs for 200 youth and adults in addition to providing entrepreneurial opportunities for members of the community.

KEYSPOTS Tech Sunday

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June 23, 2013
Come enjoy an evening of praise and worship along with learning valuable skills for the digital world.


Philadelphia’s faith community and KEYSPOT have teamed up to bridge the digital divide. On June 23, 2013, the Church of Christian Compassion will open its doors for worship and to help people get connected online. "Tech Sunday" will feature gospel artists JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise and Maurette Brown Clark along with host Lonnie Hunter from Philadelphia’s inspiration and gospel radio station, Praise 103.9.

KEYSPOTS and Philadelphia Youth Network Getting Students Connected to Summer Jobs!

May 31, 2013
KEYSPOTS and the Philadelphia Youth Network bridge the digital divide one student at a time!

Beverly Woods represents UAC at Women in Transportation Conference

May 28, 2013
Beverly Woods discusses inclusion opportunities for women and minorities at WTS Conference!

This Week on Financial Voices Radio

December 6, 2012
How to budget for the holidays. Have a happy holiday season without overspending and racking up debt!