News & Publications

2013 Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative

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Date: 
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.

Logan Business Association's 2nd Anniversary Celebration!

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Date: 
June 26, 2013
A great opportunity to network and meet other business owners!

 

Join the Logan Business Association (LBA) as they celebrate their second anniversary with a networking event on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Meet and network with fellow business owners, neighbors, and entrepreneurs! The Association will also be honoring a community member for their dedication to the growth of the Logan business community.

There is a suggested donation of $5; all proceeds will go towards supporting LBA programming, workshops, and meetings.

The Black Writers Museum Dinner Sale Fundraiser

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Date: 
June 22, 2013
Food for a great cause!

 

Help support UAC Program Partner The Black Writers Museum and attend the Dinner Sale Fundraiser on Friday June 21, 2013 and Saturday June 22nd, 2013.                                                  

2013 National Urban League Conference

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Date: 
July 24, 2013
The National Urban League Conference has come to Philadelphia this year!

 

The 2013 National Urban League (NUL) Conference, Redeem the Dream: Jobs Rebuild America is headed to Philadelphia. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, this four-day long conference will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on July 24th-27th.

UAC Welcomes New Board Members

Date: 
June 19, 2013
Read about UAC's new board members!

Auditions for Power 99's Power Squad

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Date: 
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 Power99PowerSquad@gmail.com

Summer Docent Camp at the Belmont Mansion!

Date: 
June 19, 2013
A great summer program for children interested in learning about African American history!

Young Involved Philadelphia Board Matching Event

Event Details
Date: 
June 20, 2013
Price: 
$75.00
If your organization is seeking new board members, then this is the event for you!

 

On Thursday June 20th, Young Involved Philadelphia (YIP) will be hosting a Board Matching Event to enable Board Prep program participants and alumni to meet with various organizations seeking new board members. This is a great opportunity for non-profit organizations looking for new leadership.

Uptown Theater Tour & Health Fair

Event Details
Date: 
June 22, 2013
Price: 
$20.00
Learn the history of the Uptown Theater!

On Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 Uptown Entertainment Development Corporation (UEDC) will host an Uptown Theater Tour & Healthy Backyard BBQ.

UEDC aims to stimulate the economy in blighted neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia by developing neighborhood revitalization projects. UEDC’s first revitalization project includes Uptown Theater. The organization plans to renovate this space to include a technology center and artist lofts. The technology center will create jobs for 200 youth and adults in addition to providing entrepreneurial opportunities for members of the community.