Leadership Development

City Hall Honors Teenshop Inc. for 30 Years of Service

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May 7, 2015
Congratulations to UAC Program Partner Teenshop Inc. for celebrating 30 years of phenomenal community service mentoring and developing adolescent girls into leaders.

On Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10am in Room 400 of City Hall, Teenshop Inc. will be honored with a resolution celebrating their 30 years of community service. Teenshop Inc. is a mentoring program designed to develop adolescent girls into leaders through an innovative series of life skills workshops, community service and college tours. Since 1985, Teenshop Inc. has expanded to Los Angeles, California and currently has three chapters throughout Philadelphia. For more information about the Teenshop. Inc.

1st Annual Rad Awards 2015

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April 18, 2015
UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for Rad Connector of the Year at Rad-Girls.com first annual Rad Awards. Join her Saturday, April 18th and celebrate this tremendous honor.

On Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 7pm-10pm, the first annual Rad Awards will take place at The Dreaming Building to honor women who inspire others in the fields of technology, media, culture and business. We are excited to announce UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for a Rad Connector of the Year award. This celebration will be hosted by Rad-Girls.com, a digital platform for spirited females who are constantly achieving, innovating, and inspiring. It is an ongoing conversation between empowered women.

Coca Cola Pay It Forward Scholarship 2015

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March 31, 2015
Do you know of some awesome teens? If so, nominate them today and they may receive mentoring from Steve Harvey and a $5,000 scholarship.

Do you know a high school student between the ages of 13-18 who is in need of a college scholarship? Coca-Cola is now accepting nominations for their 2015 Pay It Forward program that includes a $5,000 dollar scholarship and a mentorship with Steve Harvey. The Pay It Forward program is desined to help teens to reach greater heighhts, providing a three-day mentorship, leadership, and networking opportunity at the Pay It Foward Academy in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Hardy Williams Scholarship Fund Scholarship Reception

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April 14, 2015
Are you a student leader with a passion for social change? Click here to discover how you can be rewarded up to $2500 in scholarship funds.

The Hardy Williams Foundation (HWEF) is now offering scholarships to students in and around the Philadelphia area who embody the legacy of late, Honorable Hardy Wiliams, displaying leadership and a passion for change. High school, undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in law or social justice are encouraged to apply. 

Philadelphia Youth Leadership Conference 4th Annual Youth Engagemeng Conference- The Next Level Leaders

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April 25, 2015
Philadelphia Youth Leadership Council is taking it to the next level. Click here to meet the leaders.

Calling all high school youth!

On Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 8:30am-3:30pm, The Philadelphia Youth Leadership Council will be hosting the 4th Annual Youth Engagement Conference featuring The Next Level Leaders at the School of the Future. There will be a panel discussion on Creating Positive Youth Images in the Media. Other activities include resource tables, speed networking, raffles/giveaways and these workshops:

GALAEI Day Philadelphia

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April 24, 2015
Do you know an outstanding leader in your community? Nominate him or her today. Click here to submit your nomination.

In 2009, Mayor Nutter officially named April 16th Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (GALAEI) Day in Philadelphia. In honor of GALAEI Day, GALAEI would like to honor one adult and one youth with the 6th Annual David Acosta Revolutionary Leader Award (DARLA). The DARLA Award is presented to individuals who show leadership and work to improve the community in ways that align with GALAEI’s mission.