Workforce Development

Graduate! Philadelphia College Fair

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July 23, 2013
Get back to college with Graduate! Philadelphia.

Graduate! Philadelphia is having a College Fair on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Advisors from top regional colleges including Temple University, Rowan University, and Philadelphia University will be on-site to review transcripts, waive application fees, and answer all questions about returning to complete a degree.

Entrepreneur Works Sends Letter to Philadelphia Inquirer Editor

July 10, 2013
UAC Program Partner Entrepreneur Works published in 'Letter to the Editor' in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Sharmain Matlock-Turner Listed in "Technology Leaders Who Should Run for Mayor"

July 3, 2013
Technically Philly listed UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner as one of the technology leaders who should run for mayor!

2013 National Urban League Conference

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July 24, 2013
The National Urban League Conference has come to Philadelphia this year!


The 2013 National Urban League (NUL) Conference, Redeem the Dream: Jobs Rebuild America is headed to Philadelphia. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, this four-day long conference will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on July 24th-27th.

Uptown Theater Tour & Health Fair

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June 22, 2013
Learn the history of the Uptown Theater!

On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 Uptown Entertainment Development Corporation (UEDC) will host an Uptown Theater Tour & Healthy Backyard BBQ.

UEDC aims to stimulate the economy in blighted neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia by developing neighborhood revitalization projects. UEDC’s first revitalization project includes Uptown Theater. The organization plans to renovate this space to include a technology center and artist lofts. The technology center will create jobs for 200 youth and adults in addition to providing entrepreneurial opportunities for members of the community.