Economic Development

Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development Week

Event Details
Date: 
October 5, 2011
Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development Week

UAC is a proud sponor of the Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week conference is part of the National Minority Business Development Agency. The purpose of this conference is to provide critical information to foster the growth and competitiveness of the minority business community. The conference features various workshops presented by the some of the city’s top corporations, universities, organizations and city departments to help minority businesses succeed.

UAC To Host Information Session For Employers on Philadelphia Home•Buy•NowProgram

Date: 
July 25, 2011

Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now is an excellent tool for employers to recruit top talent and for the city to create more stable, flourishing neighborhoods,” Mayor Nutter.

The Urban Affairs Coalition is hosting an information session for Philadelphia employers to learn more about the City’s recently re-launched Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now program.

UAC's Economic Development Projects Consults on the Delaware River Master Plan

Date: 
June 20, 2011
Recently, when the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) presented its master plan for the redevelopment of the waterfront, UAC was at the table.

Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now

A city-funded, employer-assisted housing program.

UAC Partners with City to Relaunch Program to Help Working Philadelphians Buy Homes

Date: 
July 18, 2011

 Mayor Michael A. Nutter relaunched Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now, a program that helps Philadelphia’s workforce to become homeowners. The City provides incentives for participating employers to volunteer to provide their employees with grants or forgivable loans toward the purchase price of a new home within the city limits. The City will match this funding up to $4,000 per home buyer.

Urban Affairs Coalition’s Campaign for Working Families

Date: 
June 15, 2011

Urban Affairs Coalition’s Campaign for Working Families Ends Another Successful Tax Season

With great enthusiasm, The Campaign for Working Families (CFWF), a partner of the Urban Affairs Coalition, announces another successful tax season.  During the 2011 tax season, CFWF completed 12,210 tax returns securing $22.3 million for low-income Philadelphia residents in state and federal tax returns, which includes $7,709,707 of Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) refunds. 

Logan CDC: Logan in Full Bloom

Event Details
Date: 
May 27, 2011
Please join the board and staff of Logan CDC for an inaugural fundraiser in celebration and support of the exciting initiatives blossoming in our neighborhood.

Please join the board and staff of Logan CDC for an inaugural fundraiser in celebration and support of the exciting initiatives blossoming in our neighborhood.

Thursday, May 26, 5:30-7:30- p.m.
Stenton House
4601 North 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Enjoy the beautiful gardens and tours of James Logan's historic mansion, live music, a silent audition, and more!

 

 

City, Partners Announce Earned Income Tax Credit & Savings Day in Philadelphia and Opening of 11 Free Tax Preparation Sites

Date: 
January 28, 2011

Today city officials and partners joined The Campaign for Working Families to announce the opening of 11 free tax preparation sites throughout Philadelphia.

The announcement took place on “Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Day,” a nationwide effort to increase public awareness about the EITC and free tax preparation sites. It marks the 36th year the credit has been lifting working people out of poverty.

In addition, the Campaign revealed that new this tax season is the ability to buy U.S. Savings Bonds with a portion or all of your tax refund for yourself or others.

Kiliani Named Project Director for Freedom Rings Partnership

Date: 
February 15, 2011
Peter Kiliani is the new Project Director for UAC's Freedom Rings Partnership.

Press Release: One Day At A Time (ODAAT) Offers Free Computer Training for N. Phila. Residents

Date: 
March 18, 2011

One Day At A Time (ODAAT), in conjunction with the Freedom Rings Partnership, will launch its series of free computer classes beginning March 23rd, 2011.

Freedom Rings is a multi-year initiative that brings together local non-profits, community organizations and educational institutions to encourage Broadband internet usage and adoption throughout Philadelphia.