Education - Adult

Comcast Offers Low-Cost Internet and Computers

Date: 
September 1, 2011

Tens of thousands of Philadelphia-area households could get low-cost computers and Internet service under a new program from Comcast.

When Comcast was seeking FCC approval of its acquisition of NBC Universal, the company committed to a program to help bridge the digital divide. The result is its Internet Essentials programs, which executive vice president David Cohen said is available nationwide to any family in a Comcast service area with a child eligible for free school lunches.

Author: 
Dave Davies
Source: 
WHYY News

Breaking the Silence: Facilitated Discussion for Men

Event Details
Date: 
May 17, 2011
Price: 
$0.00
UAC Program Partner, Breaking the Silence will offer a facilitated discussion for African American men called, "Real Men Talk it Out." Breaking the Silence works to educate, motivate, and empower communities to take action on behavioral health issues.

UAC Program Partner, Breaking the Silence will offer a facilitated discussion for African American men called, "Real Men Talk it Out."  The event is geared to men of all ages and will take place on Tuesday, May 17, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at 4232 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia.  Psychologist, Dr.

IBM Smarter Cities Challenge to Support Freedom Rings Initiative

Date: 
March 10, 2011

 
Source: 
Technically Philly

X-Offenders for Community Empowerment

Location

2227 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
United States
215-668-8477
Fax: 
215-223-5688
Hours of Operation: 
Flexible hours daily; Ex-offender meetings the second Monday of each month, 6pm-8pm
2227 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mr.
Wayne
Jacobs
Co-Founder and Executive Director
To empower formerly convicted people to become change agents in mobilizing the community to address issues threatening healthy family and community life, and to reduce recidivism
Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education – Adult, Clean Up The Criminal Background Records Of People Who Are No Longer On Probation Or Parole

Entreprenuer Works

Location

111 South Independence Mall 5th floor, Suite 528
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States
215-545-3100 ext 223
610-499-7528
Fax: 
215-925-2485
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, and some evening classes
111 South Independence Mall 5th floor, Suite 528
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Leslie
Benoliel
Executive Director
Secondary Contact
Ms.
Antoinette
Truehart
Managing Director

To provide small business owners and new entrepreneurs with the support and tools they need to thrive: small loans, access to other credit and capital sources, training and technical assistance and, above all, a network of peers, service providers, consultants, and potential customers.

Services provided: 
Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Economic Inclusion, Education - Adult, Workforce Development

One Day At A Time (ODAAT)

Location

2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
United States
215-226-7860
Fax: 
215-226-7869
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm
2532 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Mel
Wells
President
ODAAT is dedicated to serving low-income and homeless individuals in the Philadelphia area who are afflicted by addiction and HIV/AIDS. Our focus is on providing peer support and promoting healthy, positive lifestyles. ODAAT utilizes a community-based recovery model and support system, allowing people to recover in the same environment in which they became addicted.
Services provided: 
Addiction Recovery, Advocacy, Business/Entrepreneurship/Financial Literacy, Education - Adult, Food Bank, GED Preparation, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Job Training and Placement, HIV Medical Case Management

GALAEI (Gay and Lesbian, Latino Aids Education Initiative)

Location

149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States
267-758-6923
Fax: 
267-758-6923
Hours of Operation: 
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm
149 W. Susquehanna Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Nikki
Lopez
Executive Director

A queer Latin@ social justic organization, Galaei maintains a strong commitment to being a community based organization dedicated to serving Latinidad, providing social services around HIV/AIDS and sexual health, organizing, networking, and referrals.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Housing Counseling, Youth Development

Explorers Sans Frontières

Location

2500 E. Oakdale Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
United States
215-850-4743
Hours of Operation: 
Varies
2500 E. Oakdale Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Ms.
Shonta
Collins
President

Explorer San Frontiers Event To build cultural connections one person and one community at a time. Our programs are designed to integrate travel with learning so that the exchange of knowledge is used to improve relationships among diverse cultures through personal communication, humanitarian projects and assistance, as well as through practical training and application of learned skills.

Services provided: 
Advocacy, Economic Inclusion, Education - Adult, Education - Youth, Health Issues Education, HIV/AIDS Prevention/Education, Mentoring, Neighborhood and Community Service, Literacy, Youth Development