Community & Economic Development

The 2013 ResilienC Symposium

Event Details
Date: 
May 14, 2013
Price: 
$25.00
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

Location

5223 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
United States
267-323-2184
Hours of Operation: 
Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm
5223 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Display Address?: 
Yes
Primary Contact
Habeebah
Ali
Executive Director
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

Philadelphia City Council Testimony in Support of Consolidated Plan for Year 38

Date: 
June 6, 2012
Since 2003 the Plan has included funding for anti-predatory lending and has allowed for 398 private sector loans to low-income residents totaling just under $8 million.

UAC FY2013 Budget Kick-Off Meeting

Event Details
Date: 
June 7, 2012
Please join your fiscal team for a mandatory Budget Kick-Off Meeting to discuss the FY2013 Budget requirements, updates, and changes. We look forward to learning about your plans and helping you to develop a balanced budget.

Please join your fiscal team for a mandatory Budget Kick-Off Meeting to discuss the FY2013 Budget requirements, updates, and changes.  We look forward to learning about your plans and helping you to develop a balanced budget. A light continental breakfast will be served from 8:30 AM- 9:00 AM and the meeting will run from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM.

Please Invite individuals on your team that are responsible for budgeting and voucher processing. The agenda will include: 

UAC Hosts Workshop on Lending Circles

Date: 
May 15, 2012

Attention all financial educators and organizations that promote financial stability, the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) will present a workshop and brown bag lunch on ROSCA Lending Circles, the practice that allows cohorts to lend to each other to help achieve their financial goals. The discussion, hosted by UAC’s Community and Economic Development department, Financial Education Subcommittee, will take place on Thursday, May 17, noon- 1:00 p.m., at the Urban Affairs Coalition (1207 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor).

Financial Capability Roundtable & Brown Bag Lunch

Event Details
Date: 
May 17, 2012
Price: 
$0.00
Luis Mora, President of Finanta , unique credit-building tool based on a popular village banking practice and loan generating programs for business and first time home buyers. May 17th from 12:00 PM-1:00pm.

Join the circle of financial educators for a roundtable discussion and brown bag lunch on May 17th from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM featuring Luis Mora, President of FINANTA. The discussion will focus on innovative solutions for credit building and loan generating programs for businesses and first time home buyers.
 
This program is brought to you by the Financial Education Subcommittee of UAC’s Community and Economic Development Department.

Personal Finance Q&A: Ask the Experts

Event Details
Date: 
April 19, 2012
Price: 
$0.00

Do You Have Money Questions? Personal Finance Q&A: Ask the Experts

Should I buy or lease a new car? What kind of bank account is best for me? What do I do if I am facing foreclosure? How am I going to pay for my child's education? Get your questions answered by experts in Housing, Banking and Investing.

Join us for a Personal Finance Q & A
Thursday, April 19th
Noon-1PM
Urban Affairs Coalition, 1207 Chestnut St., 4th Floor

Home Economics: Home Buy Now helps employees' purchases

Date: 
March 30, 2012

Family in front of new home

Valerie Garfield had a vision 18 years ago that someday - she wasn't sure when - she would own the house one door away from her mother's on South 46th Street. 

That dream became a reality Jan. 30. The house, which she had been renting for several years, was hers at last. 

Author: 
Al Heavens
Source: 
Philadelphia Inquirer