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

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...
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,...
January 6, 2011
The new civil-rights movement involves bridging the gap in technology, something that will be the major theme of this month's 16th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service,...
November 19, 2010
 When the West Chester Food Cupboard started up last year to provide food to needy families in Chester County, demand for its services was high and growing rapidly. Within a year, demand was up...

Stay Connected with UAC!

UAC on Twitter