Advocacy

Franklin Institute "Color of Science" Panel Discussion

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March 13, 2015
You are invited to join us in honoring Women's History Month with the Color of Science panel discussion at the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia.

In honor of Women's History Month the Franklin Institute will present their Color of Science Panel Discussion on Friday, March 13th from 6pm-8:30pm at the Franklin Institute. The program will highlight remarkable women in science and demonstrate opportunities for all populations in a variety of careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP) 18Mai Signature Event

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May 16, 2015
Join UAC Program Partner, Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP) for their signature event at the African American Museum of Philadelphia.

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, UAC Program Partner, Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP) will be hosting 18Mai, HPP's signature event to celebrate Annual Haitian Flag Day at the African American Museum of Philadelphia. For more information pertaining to general and VIP tickets, please contact HPP at 267-270-2321 or by email at info@hpphilly.org.

Global Citizen/ MLK365 Neighbors in Action Community Leadership Workshops

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August 19, 2015
Join us in hosting these workshops that are designed to help you, partner organizations, volunteer groups, and other community members come together and learn about how to engage different communities in service.

After the largest Martin Luther King Day of Service, Global Citizen is now preparing for their MLK365 program to continue to share opportunities for citizens to turn their concerns into action. As a part of this program, Global Citizen will host Neighbors in Action Leadership Workshops throughout the Spring and Summer. These workshops will show how to engage local communities, recruit volunteers and host service projects.

Stemnasium Learning Academy "Hour of Code" Philadelphia

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December 8, 2014
Join us as we bring this innovative education to Philadelphia Youth! All students K - 12 are encouraged to attend this FREE event!

The HOUR OF CODE is a nationwide initiative by CSEdWeek and code.org to introduce computer programming to 10 million students and encourage them to learn programming. The Hour of Code Philadelphia kicks off December, 8 2014 - December 13, 2014.

ODAAT Holiday Jam/Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway

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December 23, 2014
Join UAC Program Partner, One Day At A Time (ODAAT) and community activist, Charlie Mack at the Uptown Theater for a host of holiday performances to better your spirits.

On Tuesday, December 23, Urban Affairs Coalition Program Partner One Day at a Time (ODAAT) will hold their 2014 Holiday Jam/Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway beginning at 3pm outside the Uptown Theater located on Broad Street. Community activist Charlie Mack will join ODAAT in hosting this event. Children in attendance can participate in the Toy Giveaway and receive gifts from Santa and Maximus.

Global Citizen Online Planning Webinar

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November 25, 2014
Neighbors in Action Community Leadership Workshop Webinar

With two months until GLobal Citizen's 20th Annual King Day of Service, Urban Affairs Coalition Program Partner Global Citizen will hold a project planning webinar on Tuesday, November 25th from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Last year’s Martin Luther King Day of Service attracted over 125,000 volunteers and completed over 1,700 projects across Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

West Philadelphia Tool Library Fall Tool Sale and Drive

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November 22, 2014
Come pick up inexpensive tools and support your local tool library.

This Saturday, November 22, 2014, The West Philadelphia Tool Library is having a Fall Tool Sale and Drive. Selections include circular saws, screwdrivers, hammers, gas-powered lawn care tools, wrenches, pliers, and many more. Tax-deductible donations are encouraged. Coffee and refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit their website or call (215) 833-3190.