Youth Development

Neighborhood Education Workshop Wins Five Trophies in Robotics Competition

Date: 
May 21, 2013
UAC's program partner Neighborhood Education Workshop takes home big wins!

14th Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative

Event Details
Date: 
June 27, 2012
You are invited to partner with YOACAP for the 14th Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative to be held at the Francis J. Myers Recreation Center located 5800 Kingsessing Avenue on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.

You are invited to partner with YOACAP for the 14th Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative to be held at the Francis J. Myers Recreation Center located 5800 Kingsessing Avenue on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.   

Each year the Southwest Community Advisory Group, YO-ACAP, Southwest EPIC Stakeholders, Neighborhood United Against Drugs, TownWatch Integrated Services, and others work to support an event started by Vernon Montague.  

Putting young people to work

Date: 
May 21, 2012

Philadelphia is facing a summer jobs crisis. Due to diminishing federal funds and the recession, estimates suggest that only 5,400 young people will work this summer through WorkReady Philadelphia, the city's youth workforce development system. Local employers, area foundations, and city and state governments are stepping up. But there's still a way to go to reach the target of 7,500 jobs.

Author: 
Stacy E. Holland and Sharmain Matlock-Turner
Source: 
Philadelphia Public School Notebook

BEE Camp (Basketball Education Enrichment)

Event Details
Date: 
July 9, 2012
Price: 
$150.00
BEE Camp hosted at German Town Friends School. A day camp focused on teaching boys and girls grades 6-10 Basketball and study skills.

BEE Camp hosted at  German Town Friends School. A camp focused on teaching boys and girls grades 6-10 Basketball and study skills. The camp runs in three sessions, July 9-15, July 16-20 and July 23-27. The camp runs monday through friday from 8:30am-3:00pm. Each session cost $150 but one can purchase all three sessions for $400.

Teenshop Launches New Blog for Girls

Date: 
April 9, 2012
When girls need advice they now have a place to go online to get answers.

UAC Welcomes Summer Interns

Date: 
July 22, 2011
At an orientation last week, 16 young people were welcomed into the Coalition family.

Comcast Foundation Supports Teenshop’s Summer Leadership Program

Date: 
April 29, 2011
Thanks to a generous eight thousand dollar grant from the Comcast Foundation, Teenshop will expand its program to include more girls and activities.