Press Releases

April 25, 2013
Contact: Robin Robinowitz Urban Affairs Coalition 267-973-1064 rrobinowitz@uac.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Don't Be a Victim! Learn How to Repair Your Home the Right Way  Philadelphia, PA,...
April 10, 2013
Contact:Kate RiveraBTOP Program ManagerUrban Affairs Coalitionkrivera@uac.org ISSUE DATE: April 10, 2013Request for ProposalInternal Audit Consulting for Federal Stimulus GrantProposals will be...
April 3, 2013
Media Contact: Robin Robinowitz Urban Affairs Coalition 267-973-1064 rrobinowitz@uac.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URBAN AFFAIRS COALITION CELEBRATES FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH  Philadelphia, PA...
February 22, 2013
Contact:Robin RobinowitzUrban Affairs Coalition267-973-1064rrobinowitz@uac.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 22, 2013HELPING WORKING PHILADELPHIANS BUY HOMESThe Philadelphia Home Buy Now...
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...
October 17, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, PA—The Urban Affairs Coalition, a nonprofit dedicated to building wealth in urban areas, announced today the honorees for three prestigious awards which will be given at the 43rd...
June 6, 2012
Executive Director Leslie Benoliel to Participate in Small Business Working Group; Will Join 1,000 Fellow Participants in Working Towards Finding Solutions that Promote Economic Recovery in the U.S....
May 15, 2012
Attention all financial educators and organizations that promote financial stability, the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) will present a workshop and brown bag lunch on ROSCA Lending Circles, the...
May 14, 2012
(PHILADELPHIA May 11, 2012) - Teenshop, a nonprofit that empowers teen girls to become leaders in their communities, will hold its 2nd Annual Shoes for Life event on Saturday, May 19th. It will...
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...
February 10, 2012
Local CDFI to Help Spur Job Creation in the USFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Philadelphia, PA) February 10, 2012 – Entrepreneur Works, a local community lender, announced today that it has received a capital...
January 13, 2012
According to a new Stanford University Study, the portion of American families living in middle-income neighborhoods has declined significantly since the 1970s, resulting in rising income inequities...
January 10, 2012
The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), a nonprofit fiscal sponsor dedicated to building wealth in urban areas, is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors.“We...
November 21, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, PA—Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC, an SEC-registered, fee-only investment advisory and wealth management firm, is pleased to announce that its founder and CEO, Grant Rawdin, has...
November 17, 2011
When:  Monday, November 21, 2011, 9:00 amWhere:  ShopRite of Oregon Avenue (parking lot*), 24th and Oregon Ave, Philadelphia, PA (215) 336-7300, *Event will be in the...
November 15, 2011
David L. Cohen to Receive the Ed Rendell Award before 700 Top Executives and Community LeadersThe Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), a nonprofit fiscal sponsor, dedicated to building wealth in urban...
October 5, 2011
Brookside Foods is rewarding hardworking, charitable individuals and organizations in a U.S. coast-to-coast tour where Brookside “Super Agents” will present the gift of chocolates and donations to...
October 5, 2011
Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF, TSX: SLF) today announced Philadelphia’s Sun Life Rising Star Awards program winners. The financial services company awarded a total of $165,000 in grants and...
September 22, 2011
A practical and comprehensive guide for residents, housing counselors, lawyers, and mortgage lendersThe national foreclosure crisis continues to have a devastating effect on communities across the...
September 15, 2011
New site includes jobs listings and career resourcesJob seekers might want to visit the Urban Affairs Coalition's (UAC) new website. The site wwww.uac.org, which launched today, features an...
July 25, 2011
“Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now is an excellent tool for employers to recruit top talent and for the city to create more stable, flourishing neighborhoods,” Mayor Nutter.The Urban Affairs Coalition is...
July 18, 2011
 Mayor Michael A. Nutter relaunched Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now, a program that helps Philadelphia’s workforce to become homeowners. The City provides incentives for participating employers to...
June 30, 2011
Mayor Michael A. Nutter joined Sharmain Matlock-Turner, President and CEO of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), to urge the Philadelphia business community to support additional internships and jobs...
June 15, 2011
Urban Affairs Coalition’s Campaign for Working Families Ends Another Successful Tax SeasonWith great enthusiasm, The Campaign for Working Families (CFWF), a partner of the Urban Affairs Coalition,...
June 15, 2011
A ceremony for the second graduating class of the Arise Academy Charter High School, the nation’s first public charter high school for youth in foster care, will honor 18 graduates on June 16, 2011...