Community & Economic Development

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: 

Philadelphia Black Public Relations Society (PBPRS)

Location

C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States
267-328-0427
Hours of Operation: 
Vary
C/O Urban Affairs Coalition
1207 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Display Address?: 
No
Primary Contact
Monica
Peters
President

To provide public relations, and communications practitioners, throughout the Greater Philadelphia region, with a venue for professional support.  The organization accomplishes this by fostering region, with a venue for professioanl support.  THe organization accomplishes this by fostering a network between members and other professionals that enable growth and development.  

Services provided: 
Advocate, a resource, and a venue for African-American public relations practitioners and professional communication throughout the Philadelphia region.

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

Financial Forum: Getting Back on Track- Detoured But Not Detrailed

Event Details
Date: 
March 24, 2012

UAC's Community & Economic Development department presents, “Getting Back On Track – Detoured But Not Derailed” Saturday, March 24 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The purpose of the forum is to educate the community on resources that will assist them in “Getting back On Track” with fiscal and personal goals. It will assist individuals and families with  handling challenges affiliated with housing, utilities, credit, money and technology.