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 8, 2016
 "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."  --Maya Mighty Kids,Want to break a world record?How Mighty would that be?We can do it! We can break a world...
July 8, 2016
Event DescriptionOrganizational Leaders and Senior Staff will participate in an interactive Summit to hone skills for a more inclusive and high performing work environment. WHENMonday, October 3...
July 8, 2016
AEC Partners is thrilled to announce that they have been selected as one of the exclusive event producers for the 2016 DNC Media Party, which will be held on Saturday, July 23rd at Citizens Bank...
July 8, 2016
Amid perhaps the greatest racial and social upheaval the country has seen in a generation, the National Urban League will convene Wednesday, August 3rd to Saturday, August 6th in Baltimore, MD...
July 8, 2016
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention today announced PoliticalFest, a one-of-a-kind festival celebrating American political history,...
July 7, 2016
Joanne McFallMarket President Keystone First As Market President of Keystone First, a member of the AmeriHealth Caritas family of companies, Joanne oversees the strategic direction, growth and...
July 7, 2016
UAC would like to welcome the Inner Strength Foundation to its network of 60+ partners and programs. The Inner Strength Foundation was established in 2015 to support youth becoming...
July 7, 2016
UAC Program Partner One Day At A Time (ODAAT), held its 23rd Annual HIV/AIDS Candlelight Vigil on Thursday, June 16. Hundreds gathered in the North Philadelphia community to honor those...
July 7, 2016
UAC would like to congratulate our Friend of the Coalition member, Kevin Harden, Jr., who recently received the 2016 Lawyers on the Fast Track Award from The Legal Intelligencer. Kevin is an attorney...
July 7, 2016
UAC Partnership and Outreach Manger,Tivoni Devor, published his latest article"Is it time to ditch the 501(c)3?" in his Getting Good Done column onGenerocity.com. The article focuses on...

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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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