Youth Development

Free Services With YOACAP

July 30, 2013
Find out about all the great opportunities YOACAP has to offer!

4 More Nonprofits Push For Reforms In Next Philadelphia Teachers Contract

July 24, 2013

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A group pushing for reforms in the next Philadelphia teachers contract has a few new

Mike DeNardo
CBS Local

Growing coalition pushes for new kind of Philly teachers contract

July 24, 2013


A group calling itself the Coalition for Effective Teaching is calling on the Philadelphia School District and the city teachers' union to think about more than dollars and cents when negotiating the next contract. They're pushing to pick teachers not just based on seniority.

There are four new members to the Coalition for Effective Teaching, including the Urban League and Congresso.

Teenshop Accepting Membership Enrollment

July 2, 2013
A great opportunity for girls ages 13-18! Learn how to get involved!

The Importance of Education: Special President's Message

June 26, 2013
The Coalition is dedicated to helping improve the lives for our youth.

2013 Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative

Event Details
June 27, 2013
Get tested, get educated!


UAC Program Partner Youth Adolescent Community Awareness Program (YO-ACAP) will be holding the 15th Annual Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative on Thursday, June 27th, 2013. YOACAP is partnering with Vernon Montague, Resurrection Ministries, Myer’s Recreation Center, Southwest Community Advisory Group, and a number of other organizations for this annual community event.

Auditions for Power 99's Power Squad

Event Details
June 21, 2013
A youth mentoring program combined with hip-hop dance!

Mina SayWhat of Power 99 is starting a youth mentoring program through Dance called the Power Squad for girls in high school and college (juniors and seniors) that love hip-hop dance and have a 2.3 GPA or higher. The dance team will perform at Power 99 events.

Youth interested in auditioning must bring their latest report card to the audition!

Auditions and practices are every Friday beginning on June 7th, 2013 from 4pm-6pm at the Kingsessing Recreation Center located on 4901 Kingsessing Ave. For more information email

Explorers Sans Frontieres and Summer WorkReady Chosen as "Non-Profit of the Week"

June 11, 2013
UAC's Summer WorkReady and Program Partner were showcased as Clear Channel's "Non-profit of the Week"!

Philadelphia Anti-Drug, Anti-Violence Network and UAC’s Youth Division Tackle Crime in Philadelphia

June 3, 2013
UAC Program Partner Philadelphia Anti-Drug, Anti-Violence Network (PAAN) and UAC's Youth Division discuss how to reduce the violence in Philadelphia