News & Publications

We are pleased to bring you the latest news and information about the work that the Urban Affairs Coalition is doing in the community.

For further media information and/or questions, please contact: Brandon Johnson by phone at 215-851-1931 or by email at bjohnson2@uac.org.

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March 10, 2015
“Margaret is a senior citizen who has been invested in her neighborhood of the Northeast for almost 50 years!  Margaret is continuing to invest in her neighborhood; when she noticed that there...
March 4, 2015
 Original article source: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/governancevoice/25713-the-face-of-nonprofit-boards-a-network-problem.htmlWithin BoardSource’s 2014 Governance Index, “Leading...
March 4, 2015
On Thursday, February 26, 2015, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson introduced a bill creating tax credits for businesses who invest in workforce development based on an article written by UAC Partnership...
February 25, 2015
How do you thread the needle of getting homebuyers with less-than-perfect credit who have critical home repair needs through the maze of ever-changing underwriting criteria in the post-recession era...
February 17, 2015
On February 13, 2015, UAC Program Partner Campaign for Working Families (CWF) was featured on Philadelphia Generocity for helping Philadelphia's low-income residents get their taxes done for free....
February 10, 2015
On Saturday, January 31, 2015, UAC Communications Intern Angelica Whetstone filed her taxes for free with UAC Program Partner, Campaign for Working Families (CWF). As a work-study student at Peirce...
February 4, 2015
UAC Board Member & President of Peirce College, James "Jim" Mergiotti was named one of Philly's Future Transformers by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Jim has been a UAC Board Member since...
February 2, 2015
On Thursday, January 29, 2015, Tivoni Devor, UAC Partnerships and Outreach Manager was featured on Generocity.org in an article that centered around the topic of implementing property taxes on...
January 28, 2015
Philadelphia Ballhawks is a Program Partner of the Urban Affairs Coalition that provides a comprehensive athletic and educational experience to middle and high school aged young men. Recently, four...
January 20, 2015
On January 14th President Obama announced a number of steps to help more Americans get access to fast, affordable and reliable broadband. This announcement builds upon the federal...

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