Service Initiatives

Global Citizen: King Day of Service Planning Webinar

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November 12, 2014
Planning for a Day of Purposeful Service

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm, the Urban Affairs Coalition Program Partner Global Citizen 365 is hosting a Martin Luther King (MLK) Day of Service Planning Webinar. With three months away until MLK Day, this project planning meeting will highlight forthcoming initiatives for 2015. Last year's MLK Day of Service attracted over 125,000 volunteers and completed over 1,700 projects across Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Organizations will learn how to organize projects and be given advice on how to properly develop their ideas.

The Philadelphia Region's Nonprofits & Innovations in Economic Development: Winter Launch Discussion

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December 9, 2014
SAVE THE DATE! Local and national nonprofit discussion.

On Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 1pm to 4pm, The Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (PSIJ) is teaming up with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) and Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) to assemble a panel of experts to discuss national and local trends, current projects and financing strategies. Panel topics will include innovated nonprofit projects in education and healthcare and neighborhood and place based development projects. This event will be followed by a reception from 4pm to 6pm.

SRC Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting

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November 3, 2014
Read By 4th Campaign takes center-stage at The School Reform Commission first Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting of the year

On Monday, November 3rd, The School Reform Commission (SRC) will have its first Strategy, Policy, and Priorities meeting of the year. The focus of this meeting will be the READ! by 4th Campaign, and for future meetings, educating the SRC and the public on pressing education policy issues in the city. There will be three presentations: READ! by 4th Strategy, Creating Effective Partners, and Parent Engagement, with group discussions in between each panel.

READ! By 4th Campaign Teams Up with Eagles Youth Partnership

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October 16, 2014

The READ! by 4th Campaign announced on October 15, 2014 that Eagles Youth Partnership and Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin will serve as a leading voice for the Campaign's efforts to boost the number of children reading on grade level by the start of fourth grade.

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.