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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July 22, 2016
Join UAC Program Partner Global Citizen and MLK365 on Tuesday, August 2 at 6:30pm at Reading Terminal Market for the 8th Annual Global Citizen Beer Summit on Race. This event is...
July 22, 2016
On Thursday, July 28 from 10am - 1pm, join leading policy experts, including UAC President Sharmain Matlock-Turner, for a discussion on revitalizing urban America. Hosted by State Senator...
July 22, 2016
As an organization that is committed to the belief that we get more done together than we do apart, these have been very painful weeks. We looked into the faces of hate and violence without rose...
July 22, 2016
On Wednesday, July 20, Sharmain Matlock-Turner attended UAC Program Partner Teenshop's Annual Residential College Preparatory Summer Program for Rising Senior Scholars. The...
July 22, 2016
This month, UAC is hosting a two-part Coalition U series, called Creating a Sustainable Fundraising Program.The first session held on July 13 was co-sponsored by Wells Fargo and focused on The...
July 19, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2016     Urban Affairs Coalition Hosts Creating Sustainable Fundraising Plan Workshop Series for Nonprofits in Greater Philadelphia Region  ...
July 19, 2016
If you were better at public speaking, would your business grow? Does your job require you to speak to large groups of people? Do you present your best possible impression when meeting with clients...
July 18, 2016
Philly Civics Action is a community engagement initiative sponsored by UAC, YIP and the Philadelphia DNC Host Committee asking Philadelphians to answer the question “What will be the legacy of the...
July 18, 2016
On Wednesday, July 13, UAC held Coalition U: Creating a Sustainable Fundraising Program.The first session co-sponsored by Wells Fargo focused on The Key to Planning. Attendees heard from...
July 18, 2016
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention today introduced two program partnerships facilitated by the Host Committee that create unique...

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  • Monday, June 22, 2015 - 1:18pm
    David Buckholtz was an intern through UAC's WorkReady program while he was in high school. As he completes his degree at Penn State, he came back to UAC to serve as a mentor to youth in the WorkReady program this summer. We know he is destined for great things!
    In this photo, David thanks Governor Wolf's Chief of Staff, Katie McGinty, after she announced $2.4M of additional state funding for summer jobs in Philadelphia.

  • Friday, June 19, 2015 - 5:03pm
    We were thrilled to join Governor Wolf's Chief of Staff Katie McGinty and State Senator Vincent Hughes in celebrating $2.4M of additional funding from the State for summer jobs in Philadelphia this summer!

  • Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 4:30pm
    Victory in Harrisburg! Tomorrow June 19th at 3pm Katie McGinty, Chief of Staff for Governor Tom Wolf and State Senator Vincent Hughes will announce a $7.5 million program that is expected to create 3,700 NEW summer youth jobs statewide. The program has $3.5 million in federal funding and $4 million in TANF funds through local WIA’s. We would like to thank everyone who supported the Summer Youth Employment advocacy campaign! As you know UAC has been a leading advocate for full employment for youth for many years. More details coming soon. Hope to see you tomorrow! #MyFirstJob #SaveSummerJobs

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