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

May 4, 2011
Last week, Mayor Nutter and Congressman Bob Brady opened the first of a series of new public computer centers aimed at reaching the estimated 41 percent of city residents who do not have access to...
April 30, 2011
The Coalition is deeply saddened by the recent passing of philanthropist John C. Haas. Mr. Haas was a true champion of community service, and a 42-year supporter of the Urban Affairs Coalition. The...
April 29, 2011
UAC Program Partner Teenshop, Inc., will hold its 5th annual ten day Residential Summer Leadership Program for rising seniors in July, 2011 at Montgomery County's Bryn Mawr College.Thanks to a...
April 26, 2011
PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia FIGHT will officially open the first of 27 public computing centers it will manage on Tuesday, April 26th with a ribbon cutting reception from 3-5 PM. Mayor Michael Nutter...
April 15, 2011
With Pennsylvania’s difficult budget season ahead, Urban Affairs Coalition head Sharmain Matlock-Turner isn’t holding out hope for much more funding for those things she cares most about. But, as one...
April 1, 2011
The Urban Affairs Coalition and the UAC Foreclosure Prevention Task Force are pleased to present the Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide, Winter/Spring 2011 Edition. The Guide is designed to help...
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 10, 2011
 Nearly half a million dollars in consulting and technology support from IBM that yesterday were pledged to the City of Philadelphia are more about education than gadgets.The Smarter Cities...
March 8, 2011
 Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett will take the wraps off of his first state budget on Tuesday, which he has vowed would not raise taxes. The state faces a projected $4 billion budget shortfall.The...

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