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: Felicia Harris by phone at 215-851-1701 or by email at fharris@uac.org.

News

July 18, 2016
PIDC: Buying Commercial Real Estate for Your Business Tuesday, July 19th, 7:30am-10:00am Learn from an experienced real estate attorney about how to protect your business when purchasing commercial...
July 18, 2016
Join us at Pipeline Philly for a free, public meet-up offering collaborative brainstorming, idea checking & concept validation, and business advice for startups, entrepreneurs, and...
July 18, 2016
Global Citizen and MLK365 invite you to join them on Tuesday, August 2 at 6:30 pm at Reading Terminal Market for the 8th Annual Global Citizen Beer Summit on Race. This event is part of Global...
July 18, 2016
Storefront Challenge 2016 Nominations Due September 15th Storeowners throughout Philadelphia put their best face forward every day. They’re a big part of what makes your neighborhood feel like home...
July 18, 2016
The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce offers a variety of events and UAC Program Partners are eligible for member rates! For more information and to register, click below or visit here.July...
July 18, 2016
Interested in being a part of an innovative, goal-driven, change-creating Community Advisory Board with other outstanding members of the community? TIP, the Transhealth Information Project is looking...
July 18, 2016
The Next President Needs to Hear from Today’s StudentsOn the campaign trail, candidates across the political spectrum have made mention of the high cost of higher education, but we need to expand the...
July 18, 2016
Philadelphia’s youth experience high rates of poverty, unemployment, and negative physical and mental health outcomes, including high rates of depression and domestic violence. The Youth Justice...
July 18, 2016
We invite you to arrive up to 30 minutes prior to the painting party start time to unwind, visit with your friends and family, smocked & in your seat! Observers, infants and animals cannot...
July 18, 2016
"A New Deal for a New Urban America" Urban America faces immense challenges, yet the concerns of many communities are far too often left out of the national political and public...

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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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