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CWF's End of Year Recognition Event

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Date: 
May 13, 2013
Come join The Campaign for Working Families (CWF) as they host their Annual End of Year Recognition Event!

The Campaign for Working Families (CWF) is a non-profit organization that provides free tax preparation for families and individuals with incomes below $57,000 as well as other financial services for families throughout the city of Philadelphia.

Entrepreneur Works’ Executive Director Leslie Benoliel to Participate in 2nd Annual Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America Conference

Date: 
June 6, 2012

Executive Director Leslie Benoliel to Participate in Small Business Working Group; Will Join 1,000 Fellow Participants in Working Towards Finding Solutions that Promote Economic Recovery in the U.S.

Working to Make Communities Stronger

Date: 
February 27, 2012

UAC's organization leaders have long been engaged in addressing the challenges and opportunities affecting their communities. Many are African-American men who not only serve as leaders, but also serve as mentors to younger generations.

Collegefest 2016

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Date: 
September 10, 2016
Price: 
$0.00
Attention all college students, looking for something to do as school is around the corner? Join Philadelphia in exploring the city's nooks and crannies as you go to museums and much more!

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, participants will get a wristband for free access to participating Philadelphia museums and the PHLASH ride as well. There will be giveaways as well as games hosted by local businesses and IKEA/iSETPAPHILLY. Students must check in with their ID.

 

4th Annual Summer Street Festival

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Date: 
August 13, 2016
Price: 
$0.00
State Representative Jordan A. Harris is hosting his 4th annual summer street festival, which will be a day of fun and entertainment!

For the youth there will be a moon bounce, face painting, basketball, food/drinks, and live entertainment! Attendees will be able to go to the free health screenings, to participate in fitness activities as well as recieve information on topics such as registering to vote and attend the PA 529 College Savings Program/ utility assistance programs.

The event will begin at 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. For more information, call 215-952-3378.

People's Poetry and Jazz Festival

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Date: 
August 20, 2016
Price: 
$0.00
Join The Black Writer's Museum in this free festival and celebration that will help maintain a healthy and thriving Philadelphia community!

This free community festival features a live concert by jazz great and multi-Grammy winner, Stanley Clarke. Known for his epic Hollywood movie soundtracks, and the internationally recognized "Return to Forever" album with Chick Korea and Al DiMeola, Clarke is a native of Philadelphia, and will celebrate the 40th anniversary of one of his earliest albums, "School Days." Stanley has agreed to cut short his European tour to come to Philadelphia.

The festival begins at 12:00 PM and ends at 8:00 PM. 

Camden City Day of Service

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Date: 
August 20, 2016
Price: 
$0.00
Join the Camden citizens and other volunteers by participating in various community service activities throughout the city and take an important role in the improvement of Camden's neighborhoods.

From 9 AM - 7 PM, volunteers will be able to do a multitude of activities including, trash pick-up, graffiti removal, creating/upkeeping community gardening, and asw well as other random acts of kindness for the elderly. All volunteers/visitors will join for a "Wake-up Rally and Cookout". Food, games, entertainment will be provided as well as speakers who will bring to light the need for leadership and action from within the community. 

Cradles to Crayons

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Date: 
August 18, 2016
Join Global Citizen for a day of volunteer service at The Giving Factory of Cradles to Crayons!

Volunteers will be able to help children from birth through age 12 living in homeless/low income situations with the essential items they need to thrive by cleaning/testing toys, inspecting clothes for rips/stains, sorting books, and/or matching up outfits for clothing packs!

For more information, contact Tiffany Smith at 215-851-1806 or at Tiffany@globalcitizen365.org

Global Citizen School Supplies Drive

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Date: 
August 22, 2016
Price: 
$0.00
Drop off some school supplies at the 900AM-WURD office so that the Philadelphia youth are prepared and ready for school!

 

New Deal for a New Urban America

Event Details
Date: 
July 28, 2016
Hosted by State Senator Vincent Hughes, join leading policy experts on a discussion about revitalizing urban America and solutions for the issues of economic opportunity!

UAC's President, Sharmain Matlock-Turner, will be a keyspeaker in this event. Other speakers include Reverend Jesse Jackson (Rainbow PUSH Coalition), Catherine Pugh(Maryland State Senator),  Winne Stachelberg (Center for American Progress),Hector Figueroa (32BJ Employees International Union), Brian Hudson, Sr. (PA Housing Finance Agency), Marc Morial (U.S.