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


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 16, 2011
On March 16th, the Coalition's WorkReady Job Placement Services (WJPS) Program held its first-ever "Retention Ceremony," to honor 45 youth and young adults ages 17-24 who have retained their...
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...
February 15, 2011
Peter Kiliani is the new Project Director for UAC's Freedom Rings Partnership. The Freedom Rings Partnership is a $25 million federally-funded initiative led by the Urban Affairs Coalition and the...
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...
January 17, 2011
Partnership will bring Internet access, training, and technology to low-income residentsLaunch activities include refurbishing computers, training, and a "Race to Connect"(Philadelphia, January 17,...
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...

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