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.

News

August 4, 2011
Town Watch groups are the eyes and ears of communities in assisting police with crime prevention in their neighborhoods. In Philadelphia, Anthony Murphy leads Town Watch Integrated...
August 4, 2011
 Two UAC board members were recently honored by the Philadelphia Business Journal.  The Minority Business Leader Award recognizes professionals, community organizers, and...
July 28, 2011
The Urban Affairs Coalition hosted its 2nd Annual Driving Change Golf Outing on Monday, July 11, at the Bala Golf Club. Co-hosted by two of the Coalition's board members, Bill Becker and Paul...
July 28, 2011
Despite steady job growth, 22 percent of Philadelphia's adults cannot read or write well enough to handle elementary school material. To address this problem, a group of Philadelphia organizations...
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 22, 2011
At an orientation last week, 16  young people (14-18) were welcomed into the Coalition family. They will be working at UAC for the next two months as part of the WorkReady Philadelphia...
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 20, 2011
With over 25 years experience as the premier organization monitoring inclusion, The Coalition's Economic Development Projects (EDP) unit has been an honest broker working closely with employers and...
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,...

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