Education - Adult

This Week on Financial Voices Radio

Date: 
October 4, 2012
I believe it was the late Whitney Houston who proclaimed in her Grammy nominated hit song The Greatest Love of All; that the children are our future. I don’t think that anyone can argue with that statement.

This Week on Financial Voices Radio

Date: 
September 27, 2012
Networking is the key and the Sustainable Business Network has mastered the art of maximizing your networking experience.

This Week on Financial Voices Radio

Date: 
September 20, 2012
The amount of support minority businesses provide to the under-privileged and the community as a whole is phenomenal! What a better way to celebrate them, than to host a week-long event that features outstanding services provided to our community.

Annette John-Hall: Teaching men to be fathers

Date: 
June 16, 2012

I can't think of anybody better equipped to run a male parenting program than Joel Austin, the president and CEO of Daddy UniverseCity Inc.

You know how they tell writers to write what they know? Well, Austin runs what he knows.

Author: 
Annette John-Hall
Source: 
Philadelphia Inquirer

Lack of computer access a major hurdle for the poor

Date: 
June 12, 2012

Fingering an orange flash drive like a good-luck totem, Teisha Reynolds took a break from the computer class she hopes will change her life.

At a KEYSPOT computer-access center within the Families First/People's Emergency Center in West Philadelphia, Reynolds is enrolled in computer classes to help get off welfare.

Reynolds, 36, keeps hearing the whole world is online. That's not entirely true.

"When you're poor and without a computer, there's a big gap between you and everyone else," Reynolds said. "For me and my two sons, it's very hard not having one."

Author: 
Alfred Lubrano
Source: 
Philadelphia Inquirer

Recovery Forum

Event Details
Date: 
June 30, 2012
Learn about the recovery fight from the front line, as well as how recovery intersects and impacts the justice system, homelessness, HIV/AIDS, and parenting

 ODAAT welcomes a panel of distinguished experts to discuss recovery services and policy approaches in Philadelphia. Learn about the recovery fight from the front line, as well as how recovery intersects and impacts the justice system, homelessness, HIV/AIDS, and parenting. Continental breakfast and light lunch will be served.

KEYSPOT at UAC Helps Good Students Become Better

Date: 
May 25, 2012

When The Urban Affairs Coalition recently launched its KEYSPOT at 1207 Chestnut St., several city residents were already coming in to use it. Among them were Barbra Carey of Overbrook, and Sherry Fisher of Southwest Philadelphia, both of whom have completed computer training classes with KEYSPOT and plan to participate in more classes.

For Carey, the benefits of basic computer skills became clearly apparent when she began taking classes at a local community college. She was astonished that no professors would accept handwritten papers.

Author: 
KEYSPOT
Source: 
phillyKEYSPOTS.org