Neighborhood and Communities

Educating in the Digital Age: A Celebration of Writing & Literacy

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October 25, 2014
The strongest possible program covering the newest and best educational practices both in the classroom and beyond.

On Saturday, October 25th from 8am-5pm, the Philadelphia Writing Project in partnership with the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) have teamed up to provide area teachers a full day of professional development including breakout sessions, product demonstrations, and expert panels that will highlight and showcase the future of digital and literacy education both in and out of the classroom.

 

State Senator Shirley M. Kitchen

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October 21, 2014
Free Flu Shots!

State Senator Shirley M. Kitchen will be offering free flu shot clinics on Tuesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 30th at her office located at 1701 West Lehigh. Residents over 65, young poeple with chronic illnesses, children between the ages of 6 months and 2 years and pregnant women are at higher than normal risk of catching influenza this season. The Center for Disease Control recommends that everyone older than 6 months should receive a yearly flu shot before the end of COtover. Partnering with Walgreens and the U.S.

One Day at a Time (ODAAT) Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

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November 27, 2014
A new way of life, one day at a time.

The Urban Affairs Coalition program partner One Day At a Time (ODAAT) will be hosting their Rev. Henry T. Wells and Chief Raymond Rooney's Annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 27, 2014 beginning at 10am at the AFCOM Symposium. ODAAT will be serving 500 meals to the community and will also give away 1000 turkeys. 

MLK365's 2nd Annual Summer Crush Cleanup

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June 21, 2014

Join UAC Program Partner MLK365 for their 2nd Annual Summer Crush Cleanup on Saturday, June 21st from 9am-1pm. MLK365 is partnering with Philly Rising and a host of other community organizations for this community clean-up and resource day. Volunteers along with community members will clean the 4 block radius surrounding the Frances J. Myers Recreation Center in Southwest Philadelphia.

Internet Essentials Offering Free Internet Service to Low-Income Families

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March 10, 2014
Apply today for six months of complimentary internet service through Internet Essentials!