Youth Development

Working to Make Communities Stronger

February 27, 2012

UAC's organization leaders have long been engaged in addressing the challenges and opportunities affecting their communities. Many are African-American men who not only serve as leaders, but also serve as mentors to younger generations.

The Road to Full Employment for Philly's Youth

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Each year over 18,000 youth apply for summer jobs, but as a city we struggle to meet that need. In January 2015, UAC convened the Philadelphia Citizens' Summer Youth Employment Cabinet to advocate at all levels for full funding for summer youth employment and to illustrate the importance of summer youth employment to Philadelphia’s citizens and businesses.

2016 Youth Music Production & Recording Summer Camp

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July 11, 2016
Weeklong 2016 Youth Music Production & Recording Summer Camp: immerse the youth in the world of audio engineering and music production!

This is a weeklong hands-on camp for the youth aged 12-17 years old. During the 11th through the 15th, participants will learn about topics such as mixing and audio effects through a fun, industry-relevant, and engaging way. Personal laptops and software are allowed, but not required. Includes one healthy daily snack: breakfast and lunch are not included.

Global Citizen/ The Greater Philadelphia MLK Day of Service


Urban Affairs Coalitions
1207 Chestnut Street 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
Urban Affairs Coalitions
1207 Chestnut Street 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Primary Contact
Bird II
Director of Programs and Partnerships

Global Citizen is a non-profit organization dedicated to civic engagement among diverse groups through volunteering, education, community building, service learning, economic opportunity, leadership development and dialogue. Global Citizen brings together people of all ages and backgrounds through active citizenship and civic responsibility that result in breaking down barriers, building understanding, and fostering ongoing, diverse partnerships. Global Citizen Programs include the annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service and year-round MLK365. Issues of focus include poverty, homelessness, at-risk young people, race relations, public health, safety, digital inclusion, veterans, energy and the environment.

Services provided: 
Community Volunteer Program Neighbors in Action Community Leadership Workshops Service Clubs – service learning curriculum quarterly discussions on race, class, and power Mission365: Connecting Military and Civilian Service on the Home Front

Early Childhood Action Day: Voice Your Concerns About Education

Event Details
May 12, 2015
On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, we invite you fellow advocates, educators, parents and other supporters to voice your concerns about education in Harrisburg, PA for Early Childhood Action Day.

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, advocates, educators, parents and other supporters will gather in Harrisburg, PA for Early Childhood Action Day. Attendees will visit with state legislators to voice their concerns about childhood education. The event's Kick Off ceremony will begin at 9:30am and allow attendees to meet with members of Governor Wolf's administration. Speakers will also begin at 9:30am. The rally will take place in the Capital buidling and will begin at 12:30pm.