Youth Development

2015 African American Children's Book Fair

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February 7, 2015
We invite you to come experience an enriching day of African American Children's literacy. Meet and greet with some of the literary world's most profound authors of our time. Make Saturday, February 7. 2015 a family day.

On Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 1pm-3pm, the 2015 African American Children's Book Fair will be hosted at the Community College of Philadelphia located at 17th & Spring Garden Street in the gymnasium. Award-winning authors and illustrators will be in attendance to read and autograph their books. There will be a wide selection of African American books for children, preschool to young adult available for purchase. As an added bonus, promotional giveaways, prizes, and games will highlight the afternoon.

Philadelphia Ballhawks Fundraiser

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March 1, 2015
Bring in March Madness by joining the Philadelphia Ballhawks at their very first fundraiser for 2015.

On Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 4pm-9pm, the Philadelphia Ballhawks will be hosting their first fundraiser for 2015. This exciting event will be held at the 22nd Street Cafe, owned by Big 5 legend, Lionel Simmons. The entrance fee is $10.00. payable at the door. Tickets will be issued on a first come, first serve basis, so get there early. We hope to see you there!

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 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.