Advocacy

Anti-Defamation League Volunteers Needed for 5K Walk Against Hate

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May 17, 2015
On Sunday, May 17, 2015, join the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for the 5th Annual 5K Walk Against Hate in an effort to reject bigotry and celebrate diversity.

On Sunday, May 17, 2015, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will host their 5th Annual 5K Walk Against Hate from 11am-2pm starting at Martin Luther King Drive. The walk will bring together people from across the region to reject bigotry and celebrate diversity. In addition to the walk, this event will include a Diversity Expo highlighting the work of over 20 local nonprofit organizations working in areas such as LGBT equality, culture and ethnicity. Local musicians will also be feature on the Diversity Expo stage.

Early Childhood Action Day: Voice Your Concerns About Education

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May 12, 2015
On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, we invite you fellow advocates, educators, parents and other supporters to voice your concerns about education in Harrisburg, PA for Early Childhood Action Day.

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, advocates, educators, parents and other supporters will gather in Harrisburg, PA for Early Childhood Action Day. Attendees will visit with state legislators to voice their concerns about childhood education. The event's Kick Off ceremony will begin at 9:30am and allow attendees to meet with members of Governor Wolf's administration. Speakers will also begin at 9:30am. The rally will take place in the Capital buidling and will begin at 12:30pm.

X-Offenders for Community Empowerment Mayoral and City Council Forum Night

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April 23, 2015
To all formerly incarcerated and convicted individuals, you are invited to attend the Mayoral and City Council Forum Candidate Night. Hear candidates speak on job opportunities for convicted individuals and other valuable information.

UAC Program Partner X-Offenders for Community Empowerement will hold a Mayoral and City Council Forum Night on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 6pm-8pm at the African American United Fund Building. X-Offenders invites all formerly incarcerated and convicted individuals to attend this event.

1st Annual Rad Awards 2015

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April 18, 2015
UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for Rad Connector of the Year at Rad-Girls.com first annual Rad Awards. Join her Saturday, April 18th and celebrate this tremendous honor.

On Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 7pm-10pm, the first annual Rad Awards will take place at The Dreaming Building to honor women who inspire others in the fields of technology, media, culture and business. We are excited to announce UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for a Rad Connector of the Year award. This celebration will be hosted by Rad-Girls.com, a digital platform for spirited females who are constantly achieving, innovating, and inspiring. It is an ongoing conversation between empowered women.

2015 Philadelphia Black Political Summit

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April 11, 2015
If you are an individual or organization interested in participating in the development of a collective Black agenda, join The Philadelphia Black Political Coalition at Dobbins for The Philadelphia Black Political Summit.

On Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 12:30pm-4pm, The Philadelphia Black Political Coalition will host The Philadelphia Black Political Summit at Dobbins CTE High School at 2150 Lehigh Avenue. The Summit is open to all individuals and organizations in the Black community interested in participating in the development of a collective Black agenda.