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1st Annual Rad Awards 2015

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April 18, 2015
UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for Rad Connector of the Year at Rad-Girls.com first annual Rad Awards. Join her Saturday, April 18th and celebrate this tremendous honor.

On Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 7pm-10pm, the first annual Rad Awards will take place at The Dreaming Building to honor women who inspire others in the fields of technology, media, culture and business. We are excited to announce UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for a Rad Connector of the Year award. This celebration will be hosted by Rad-Girls.com, a digital platform for spirited females who are constantly achieving, innovating, and inspiring. It is an ongoing conversation between empowered women.

2015 Philadelphia Black Political Summit

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April 11, 2015
If you are an individual or organization interested in participating in the development of a collective Black agenda, join The Philadelphia Black Political Coalition at Dobbins for The Philadelphia Black Political Summit.

On Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9am-5pm and Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 12:30pm-4pm, The Philadelphia Black Political Coalition will host The Philadelphia Black Political Summit at Dobbins CTE High School at 2150 Lehigh Avenue. The Summit is open to all individuals and organizations in the Black community interested in participating in the development of a collective Black agenda. 

SEXx Interactive: A Journey for the Mind, and Heart, and Body

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May 7, 2015
Celebrate the mind, body and soul of sexuality May 7th-10th by attending a SEXx (similar to a TEDx) conference that educates LGBT members

Led by GALAEI, SEXx Intearctive: A Journey for the Mind, Heart and Body, will be held May 7th-10th. Patterned off TEDx style talks, SEXx Interactive is a multi-day sex-positive conference featuring workshops, academic presentations, art galleries, and performances. To learn more about this event, visit the page linked here.

 

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship

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April 8, 2015
Attention high school seniors and parents of high school seniors! It's scholarship season and ExxonMobil is looking to award four high school seniors with $5000 scholarships. Click here for more info.

ExxonMobil is now accepting applications for their Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools. To be eligible, applicants must be seniors in high school graduating from a school district represented by the Council of Great City Schools. A total of four scholarships for two males and two females, each $5,000 dollars, will be awarded to two African American and two Hispanic students. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 5pm EST.

The Hardy Williams Scholarship Fund Scholarship Reception

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April 14, 2015
Are you a student leader with a passion for social change? Click here to discover how you can be rewarded up to $2500 in scholarship funds.

The Hardy Williams Foundation (HWEF) is now offering scholarships to students in and around the Philadelphia area who embody the legacy of late, Honorable Hardy Wiliams, displaying leadership and a passion for change. High school, undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a career in law or social justice are encouraged to apply.