Community & Economic Development

Global Citizen: King Day of Service Planning Webinar

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November 12, 2014
Planning for a Day of Purposeful Service

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm, the Urban Affairs Coalition Program Partner Global Citizen 365 is hosting a Martin Luther King (MLK) Day of Service Planning Webinar. With three months away until MLK Day, this project planning meeting will highlight forthcoming initiatives for 2015. Last year's MLK Day of Service attracted over 125,000 volunteers and completed over 1,700 projects across Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Organizations will learn how to organize projects and be given advice on how to properly develop their ideas.

The Philadelphia Region's Nonprofits & Innovations in Economic Development: Winter Launch Discussion

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December 9, 2014
SAVE THE DATE! Local and national nonprofit discussion.

On Tuesday, December 9, 2014 from 1pm to 4pm, The Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal (PSIJ) is teaming up with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) and Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) to assemble a panel of experts to discuss national and local trends, current projects and financing strategies. Panel topics will include innovated nonprofit projects in education and healthcare and neighborhood and place based development projects. This event will be followed by a reception from 4pm to 6pm.

Senior Financial Smarts

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November 14, 2014
Learn how to protect yourself financially and keep more in your pocket.

On Friday, November 14,  2014 from 9:30-11:30am, the Philadelphia Senior Center will host Senior Financial Smarts, a workshop designed for senior citizens but beneficial for all ages who want to protect their finances and assets and learn more about home improvement resources.

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The 2013 ResilienC Symposium

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May 14, 2013
Come learn how to make your community safer!

On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013, join Philadelphia-based risk management firm ResilienC and the Urban Affairs Coalition for the 2013 ResilienC Symposium!

This symposium is day-long “think tank” for new ideas on effectively building safer and innovative communities and preparing them for the future. Tuesday’s symposium will introduce research and program models for best practices in bettering our communities. Individuals will see the different methods other cities are using successfully and identify ways to achieve the same outcomes in their own neighborhoods.

Raise of Hope


5223 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
United States
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Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm
5223 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
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Primary Contact
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To be a productive, not-for-profit community development corporation (CDC), and to develop plans and implement projects that will result in high quality, long term affordable housing.
Services provided: 
Housing Counseling; permanent housing for low-to-moderate homeless families