Education - Adult

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

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 Suite 200
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 Suite 200
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