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

February 3, 2016
Global Citizen: African American Iconic Images Collection Trolley Tour In honor of African-American History Month, the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, in partnership with the African American...
February 2, 2016
Black Writers Museum Book Club: "One Book, One Philadelphia" Reading Event Join the new book club and collaboration of the Black Writers Museum and the Historic Johnson House! Please accept this...
January 15, 2016
Day & Zimmermann Employees Volunteer at Center for H.O.P.E.Executives Working Side-by-Side with UAC Program Partner to Make Shelter Feel More Like HomeOn January 13, Day & Zimmermann...
January 14, 2016
 Born and raised in Philadelphia, Jojy Varghese has dedicated himself towards the betterment of his hometown and strives to implement innovative and effective policies and initiatives here in...
January 13, 2016
21st Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service Did you know the largest King Day of Service in the nation is a UAC Program Partner? Monday, January 18 is the 21st Annual...
January 13, 2016
Paralee Knight, Friends of the Coalition Member, is the new community affairs representative for Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. In this new role, Knight will support the work of the Wells...
May 13, 2015
While speaking at the Philly is Baltimore rally on Thursday, April 30, 2015, Mayor Michael Nutter spoke about the importance of summer youth employment. Connecting young people to jobs is...
May 13, 2015
The next Coalition U workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Peirce College from 9:30am-11am and will discuss keeping your donors engaged. In this workshop you will learn how to make your...
May 12, 2015
Friends of the Coalition (FOC) is a network of professionals who support the Urban Affairs Coalition's (UAC) mission of driving change from the ground up. Friends are ambassadors for the...
May 12, 2015
Every Tuesday, the Urban Affairs Coalition @UACoalition hosts #PartnerTuesdays on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram highlighting the accomplishments and services of our Program Partners...

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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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