Service Initiatives

Global Citizen/MLK365 Veterans Events

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September 11, 2013

 

Join UAC Program Partner Global Citizen/MLK365 along with the City of Philadelphia and Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service and veterans for the presention of Global Citizen's 2nd Annual Mission365 Active Citizenship Award on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

Discussion on the Global Significance of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution

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August 23, 2013

 

On Friday, August 23, 2013 the International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA) will host “A Discussion on the Global Significance of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution” at the National Constitution Center.  In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the IYLA will visit several historic and significant monuments and participate in global forums in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington DC during August 20-29.

A Reflection: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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August 29, 2013
Join us for a reflection on the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom!

 

UAC has teamed up with Program Partner MLK365/Global Citizen to present “A Reflection: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.”

August 28th will mark the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered one of the most important speeches in American history- “I Have a Dream.”

14th Annual Stop Illegal Guns Rally

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September 7, 2013
Rally For Change!

 

Join UAC Program Partners X-Offenders for Community Empowerment (XCE) , the African American United Fund (AAUF), and Uptown Entertainment Corporation for the 14th Annual Stop Illegal Guns Rally on Saturday, September 7th, 2013.  

MLK365 Community Leadership Webinar

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August 13, 2013
Learn how to improve your community!

UAC Program Partner MLK365 is having a community workshop webinar focused on building community leadership and involvement through civic engagement. The workshops share best practices in civic leadership and how to address community needs.

The webinar will be on August 13, 2013 from 1pm-2pm. For more information, please contact Louisa Mfum-Mensah at Louisa@globalcitizen365.org or call 215-851-1806.

The Heart Beneath the Hood

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August 5, 2013
A conversation on equality, unity, and peace for all.

 

Join Philly Reacts for their first event “The Heart Beneath the Hood: Artistic Action for Trayvon Martin” on Monday, August 5, 2013. Hosted by Laiya Stclair of Hot 107.9 and featuring performances from Sonia Sanchez, jazz vocalist Ruth Naomi Floyd, New Freedom Theatre’s youth vocal ensemble, this will be a night you do not want to miss!

First Annual Women & Children's Safety & Violence Prevention Summit

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October 19, 2013
Safety first! Find out how to keep you and your kids safe!

On Saturday, October 19th, 2013, District Attorney R. Seth Williams will be hosting the First Annual Women & Children’s Safety & Violence Prevention Summit. This is a free public forum for women and children. This summit aims to provide an open forum to discuss safety, domestic violence issues, and ways to prevent violence. Workshop topics include domestic violence, internet safety, personal safety, and more.

5th Annual MLK365 Beer Summit: A Continuing Conversation on Race Relations

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July 30, 2013
A conversation you don't want to miss!

MLK365 started this initiative five years ago in response to the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates by Cambridge Police Sergeant James Crowley. Gates was later invited by President Obama along with Sergeant Crowley to discuss the incident over beer at the White House.

During this incident, MLK 365 organized a Beer Summit in Center City to gather citizens to discuss race relations in Philadelphia and throughout the country.  MLK365 will be continuing this discussion on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.