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YO-ACAP 14th Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative

Event Details
Date: 
June 27, 2012
Each year, the Southwest Community Advisory Group, YO-ACAP, Southwest EPIC Stakeholders, neighborhood United Against Drugs, TownWatch Integrated Services, and others work to support this event started by Vernon Montague.

 YO-ACAP 14th Youth Anti-Violence Health Awareness Initiative to be held at  Francis J. Myers Recreation Center located 5800 Kingsessing Avenue on Wednesday,  

June 27, 2012 from 9 AM to 3 PM.   

 

Each year, the Southwest Community Advisory Group,   YO-ACAP, Southwest EPIC Stakeholders, neighborhood United Against Drugs, TownWatch Integrated Services, and others work to support this event started by Vernon Montague.  

 

Annette John-Hall: Teaching men to be fathers

Date: 
June 16, 2012

I can't think of anybody better equipped to run a male parenting program than Joel Austin, the president and CEO of Daddy UniverseCity Inc.

You know how they tell writers to write what they know? Well, Austin runs what he knows.

Author: 
Annette John-Hall
Source: 
Philadelphia Inquirer

Benefits Open House (UAC Staff Only)

Event Details
Date: 
June 13, 2012
This is a reminder that the “Benefits Open House” will be held at UAC on Wednesday, June 13th, 1207 Chestnut Street, 4th Fl. Conference Rm., 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. to assist you in the benefits online enrollment process.

This is a reminder that the “Benefits Open House” will be held at UAC on Wednesday, June 13th, 1207 Chestnut Street, 4th Fl. Conference Rm., 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. to assist you in the benefits online enrollment process.

 

Lack of computer access a major hurdle for the poor

Date: 
June 12, 2012

Fingering an orange flash drive like a good-luck totem, Teisha Reynolds took a break from the computer class she hopes will change her life.

At a KEYSPOT computer-access center within the Families First/People's Emergency Center in West Philadelphia, Reynolds is enrolled in computer classes to help get off welfare.

Reynolds, 36, keeps hearing the whole world is online. That's not entirely true.

"When you're poor and without a computer, there's a big gap between you and everyone else," Reynolds said. "For me and my two sons, it's very hard not having one."

Author: 
Alfred Lubrano
Source: 
Philadelphia Inquirer

Community Health and Wellness Day

Event Details
Date: 
June 23, 2012
UpLift Solutions is hosting a Community, Health and Wellness Day at the ShopRite of Chetenham, PA. The day is designed to engage the community with health screenings, healthy recipe tastings, kid friendly activities and resources.

On June 23rd, UpLift Solutions is hosting a Community, Health and Wellness Day at the SHopRite of Chetenham, PA. The day is designed to engage the community with health screenings, healthy recipe tastings, kid friendly activities and resources.

Phone: (856) 471-2028
Fax: (856) 471-3001
www.upliftsolutions.org

 

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.

This Week on Financial Voices Radio

Date: 
June 7, 2012
Listener Call-In Show

Explorers Sans Frontières fundraiser at the Trolley Car Café

Event Details
Date: 
June 30, 2012

Explorers Sans Frontières (ESF)  - Fundraiser 

On June 30, 2012 ESF Team Senegal will host a fundraiser at the Trolley Car Café located at 3269 S. Ferry Road (at Kelly/Ridge Drives near the Falls Bridge), Philadelphia, PA 19129. ESF medical, non-medical and educational professionals will travel to West Africa for ongoing support to the region of Thies. 

AIDS Education Month Community Picnic

Event Details
Date: 
June 30, 2012
AIDS Education Month Community Picnic - 10am-3pm, Fairmount Park, Area #1, 33rd St.& Cecil B Moore Ave.