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Wall Ball 2013

Event Details
May 23, 2013
Come celebrate art in an enchanting evening full of music, special guests, and more!

On Thursday, May 23rd, 2013, Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program will be hosting their ninth annual Wall Ball Fundraiser. This event will feature live entertainment, silent auctions, and art-making with special guest Julius “Dr. J” Erving!

Mural Arts is a unique non-profit organization that unities artists with communities to transform neighborhoods into a work of art through the mural-making process.  They offer a wide variety of educational programs for people throughout the City of Philadelphia.

X-Offenders for Community Empowerment Forum

Event Details
May 15, 2013
Join in on the conversation with XCE!

Our program partner X-Offenders for Community Empowerment (XCE) is having a forum on the upcoming May 2013 Primaries on Wednesday, May 15th, 2013. This will be an important conversation especially for people who have been formerly incarcerated and convicted.

XCE’s mission is to empower formerly convicted people to become agents of change in helping the community address important issues threatening a healthy family and community life. They aim to reduce recidivism by providing educational services as well as by advocating for issues that affect those who have been incarcerated.

Free Workshop on Neighborhood Planning

Event Details
May 14, 2013
Interested in revitalizing your neighborhood? Come find out how!

On Tuesday, May 14, 2013, The Wells Fargo Regional Foundation will be hosting “Introduction to Neighborhood Planning,” a free workshop about the planning process of revamping a neighborhood! Topics covered will include: what to do before you plan, choosing the right consultants, and how to get from planning to implementation. If your neighborhood is considering creating a revitalization plan this is the workshop for you!

UAC Gets Fit!

May 10, 2013
UAC is ready to shed a few pounds!

The Honorable Nelson A. Diaz Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

May 8, 2013
Our friend and longtime supporter, Judge Nelson A. Diaz has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Legal Intelligencer for his excellence in law.

Campaign for Working Families, United Way, City of Philadelphia and Urban Affairs Coalition Provide Free Tax Assistance to Community

January 25, 2013

Philadelphia, PA, January 25, 2013 –The Campaign for Working Families, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ), the City of Philadelphia and the Urban Affairs Coalition have officially kicked off the tax season with a message of education and awareness for low-income workers throughout the city and region. Mary Horstmann, deputy director, Office of Policy & Planning, City of Philadelphia, delivered Mayor Michael A.

Official Statement from UAC Board Chair in response to Inquirer Article

December 11, 2012

This Week on Financial Voices Radio

December 6, 2012
How to budget for the holidays. Have a happy holiday season without overspending and racking up debt!

Official Statement from UAC President in response to Inquirer Article

December 4, 2012
UAC President Sharmain Matlock-Turner has issued an official statement in reponse to a story published on November 18th in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

This Week on Financial Voices Radio

November 29, 2012
First impressions are often looked upon as an image, to whom and what a person represents. In the world we live in today, fashion is defined as either a like or a dislike. Our special guest today definitely knows the fascinating world of fashion.