Press Releases

November 17, 2011
When:  Monday, November 21, 2011, 9:00 amWhere:  ShopRite of Oregon Avenue (parking lot*), 24th and Oregon Ave, Philadelphia, PA (215) 336-7300, *Event will be in the...
November 15, 2011
David L. Cohen to Receive the Ed Rendell Award before 700 Top Executives and Community LeadersThe Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), a nonprofit fiscal sponsor, dedicated to building wealth in urban...
October 5, 2011
Brookside Foods is rewarding hardworking, charitable individuals and organizations in a U.S. coast-to-coast tour where Brookside “Super Agents” will present the gift of chocolates and donations to...
October 5, 2011
Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) today announced Philadelphia’s Sun Life Rising Star Awards program winners. The financial services company awarded a total of $165,000 in grants and...
September 22, 2011
A practical and comprehensive guide for residents, housing counselors, lawyers, and mortgage lendersThe national foreclosure crisis continues to have a devastating effect on communities across the...
September 15, 2011
New site includes jobs listings and career resourcesJob seekers might want to visit the Urban Affairs Coalition's (UAC) new website. The site wwww.uac.org, which launched today, features an...
July 25, 2011
“Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now is an excellent tool for employers to recruit top talent and for the city to create more stable, flourishing neighborhoods,” Mayor Nutter.The Urban Affairs Coalition is...
July 18, 2011
 Mayor Michael A. Nutter relaunched Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now, a program that helps Philadelphia’s workforce to become homeowners. The City provides incentives for participating employers to...
June 30, 2011
Mayor Michael A. Nutter joined Sharmain Matlock-Turner, President and CEO of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), to urge the Philadelphia business community to support additional internships and jobs...
June 15, 2011
Urban Affairs Coalition’s Campaign for Working Families Ends Another Successful Tax SeasonWith great enthusiasm, The Campaign for Working Families (CFWF), a partner of the Urban Affairs Coalition,...
June 15, 2011
A ceremony for the second graduating class of the Arise Academy Charter High School, the nation’s first public charter high school for youth in foster care, will honor 18 graduates on June 16, 2011...
June 9, 2011
With umbrellas in hand, concerned Pennsylvanians gathered outside City Hall today to tell elected officials now is not the time to put hundreds of millions of dollars into the state’s Rainy Day Fund....
May 18, 2011
The board of directors of Arise Academy Charter High School, the nation's first public charter high school dedicated exclusively to students in foster care, has announced the appointment of its new...
May 5, 2011
One Day At A Time (ODAAT) fortifies its commitment to progression and solutions for the epidemic of drug and alcohol addiction in Philadelphia by hosting its inaugural Recovery Weekend, May 5-7, 2011...
April 26, 2011
PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia FIGHT will officially open the first of 27 public computing centers it will manage on Tuesday, April 26th with a ribbon cutting reception from 3-5 PM. Mayor Michael Nutter...
April 1, 2011
The Urban Affairs Coalition and the UAC Foreclosure Prevention Task Force are pleased to present the Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide, Winter/Spring 2011 Edition. The Guide is designed to help...
March 18, 2011
One Day At A Time (ODAAT), in conjunction with the Freedom Rings Partnership, will launch its series of free computer classes beginning March 23rd, 2011.Freedom Rings is a multi-year initiative that...
March 7, 2011
     The Urban Affairs Coalition, a network of more than 80 grassroots organizations and concerned citizens will converge to hold a rally and to watch Governor Corbett's...
January 28, 2011
Today city officials and partners joined The Campaign for Working Families to announce the opening of 11 free tax preparation sites throughout Philadelphia.The announcement took place on “Earned...
November 4, 2010
Awards program recognizes Philadelphia Futures, Urban Affairs Coalition, LEAD, and Three Remarkable Students Who Overcame the Odds to Stay in SchoolThe U.S. division of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE...