Service Initiatives

Global Citizen/ MLK365 Neighbors in Action Community Leadership Workshops

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August 19, 2015
Join us in hosting these workshops that are designed to help you, partner organizations, volunteer groups, and other community members come together and learn about how to engage different communities in service.

After the largest Martin Luther King Day of Service, Global Citizen is now preparing for their MLK365 program to continue to share opportunities for citizens to turn their concerns into action. As a part of this program, Global Citizen will host Neighbors in Action Leadership Workshops throughout the Spring and Summer. These workshops will show how to engage local communities, recruit volunteers and host service projects.

Grand Rounds Lecture Series HIV Care Continuum

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February 11, 2015
Optimizing the HIV Care Continuum in a Public Health Setting using Health System Navigators

Grand Rounds Lecture Series will host their optimizing the HIV Continuum in a Public Health Setting using Health System Navigators on Wednesday, February 11th from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Dr. Helena Kwaka MD, MPH, Director of HIV Clinical Services for the Philadelphia Health Department will be the speaker at the event. Dr.

Global Citizen: King Day of Service at Girard College

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January 19, 2015
Join Global Citizen at Girard College for a King Day of Service for Health & Wellness screenings and a Kids Carnival.

Come join Global Citizen on January 19th, 2015 at Girard College for their King Day of Service event. Beginning at 8am, organizations will host a Health and Wellness Fair that will provide expert health advice, screenings for diabetes, sickle cell anemia, HIV/AIDS and CPR training. At 9am, the King Day of Service Kids Carnival will offer service opportunities, stories and art projects all relating to the life, legacy and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Stemnasium Learning Academy "Hour of Code" Philadelphia

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December 8, 2014
Join us as we bring this innovative education to Philadelphia Youth! All students K - 12 are encouraged to attend this FREE event!

The HOUR OF CODE is a nationwide initiative by CSEdWeek and code.org to introduce computer programming to 10 million students and encourage them to learn programming. The Hour of Code Philadelphia kicks off December, 8 2014 - December 13, 2014.

ODAAT Holiday Jam/Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway

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December 23, 2014
Join UAC Program Partner, One Day At A Time (ODAAT) and community activist, Charlie Mack at the Uptown Theater for a host of holiday performances to better your spirits.

On Tuesday, December 23, Urban Affairs Coalition Program Partner One Day at a Time (ODAAT) will hold their 2014 Holiday Jam/Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway beginning at 3pm outside the Uptown Theater located on Broad Street. Community activist Charlie Mack will join ODAAT in hosting this event. Children in attendance can participate in the Toy Giveaway and receive gifts from Santa and Maximus.

Global Citizen Online Planning Webinar

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November 25, 2014
Neighbors in Action Community Leadership Workshop Webinar

With two months until GLobal Citizen's 20th Annual King Day of Service, Urban Affairs Coalition Program Partner Global Citizen will hold a project planning webinar on Tuesday, November 25th from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Last year’s Martin Luther King Day of Service attracted over 125,000 volunteers and completed over 1,700 projects across Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

UAC Thanksgiving Basket Program

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November 22, 2014
Celebrating 31 years of giving

For 31 years, Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) has worked with community groups, churches and elected officials to provide some of Philadelphia’s most needy families with a Thanksgiving dinner. Last year UAC with partners Brown’s Shoprite distributed 1,000 baskets, feeding 6,000 individuals. Due to an increased demand, this year’s goal is to feed 1,100 families.