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

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...
July 7, 2016
Tune into 6abc this Sunday at 11:30am to watch UAC President and CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner on Inside Story with fellow Insiders Ed Turzanski, G. Terry Madonna  ...
July 7, 2016
UAC offers paid summer job opportunities and support to youth ages 14-18 through the WorkReady program. If you have a business or nonprofit organization, large or small, consider hiring a young...
June 29, 2016
It's June 30th... the last day of our fiscal year. We are less than $10,000 away from reaching our annual fundraising goal, making this UAC's strongest year ever! A donation of $50, $100, $250, $500...
June 29, 2016
The first session, The Key to Planning, takes place on Wednesday, July 13 at Wells Fargo. Attendees will hear from development experts about best practices and fundraising strategies to help...
June 29, 2016
Join the Urban Affairs Coalition on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 to celebrate our 47th Anniversary from 7:45am - 9:30am at the Pennsylvania Convention Center....
June 28, 2016
Last week, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial; National Urban League Chief Economist Dr. Bernard Anderson; The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Associate Vice Provost and...
June 8, 2016
UAC Program Partner X-Offenders for Community Empowerment now host monthly Pardon Me Clinics throughout Philadelphia. Co-founder and Executive Director Wayne Jacobs coordinates the clinics to...
February 16, 2016
Since the start of this century we’ve seen more and more blurring of lines between what nonprofits and for-profits do and how they do it. More nonprofits are being run like for-profits and more for-...
February 12, 2016
Philadelphia HomeBuyNow Program Featured on FYI Network’s “Tiny House Hunting”   A local artist and a Philadelphia housing incentives grant program will soon be in the national spotlight....

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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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