News & Publications

We are pleased to bring you the latest news and information about the work that the Urban Affairs Coalition is doing in the community.

For further media information and/or questions, please contact: Brandon Johnson by phone at 215-851-1931 or by email at bjohnson2@uac.org.

News

April 9, 2015
We are excited to announce UAC President & CEO Sharmain Matlock-Turner has been nominated for Rad Connector of the Year in the first annual Philadelphia Rad Awards.The Rad Awards is a celebration...
March 25, 2015
The future success of our region's economy depends on a talented workforce. Philadelphia's 2015 Summer Job Challenge is a collaborative effort to increase opportunities available to youth by growing...
March 12, 2015
On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, The Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal hosted their Special Edition Launch Event on Literacy Innovations highlighting the READ by 4th Campaign. The Philadelphia Social...
March 11, 2015
On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, UAC Partnership and Outreach Manager Tivoni Devor wrote a riveting column for Generocity.og centered on the topic of franchising nonprofits. Tivoni suggests reinventing...
March 11, 2015
On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, Comcast announced that in just three and a half years, they’ve connected more than 450,000 families, or 1.8 million low-income Americans, to the Internet at home through...
March 10, 2015
Christopher Waters, Program Manager of Philadelphia Home Buy Now, recently provided a presentation of the program’s accomplishments to the Empowerment Zone’s Housing Committee. “The PHBN program...
March 10, 2015
“Margaret is a senior citizen who has been invested in her neighborhood of the Northeast for almost 50 years!  Margaret is continuing to invest in her neighborhood; when she noticed that there...
March 4, 2015
 Original article source: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/governancevoice/25713-the-face-of-nonprofit-boards-a-network-problem.htmlWithin BoardSource’s 2014 Governance Index, “Leading...
March 4, 2015
On Thursday, February 26, 2015, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson introduced a bill creating tax credits for businesses who invest in workforce development based on an article written by UAC Partnership...
February 25, 2015
How do you thread the needle of getting homebuyers with less-than-perfect credit who have critical home repair needs through the maze of ever-changing underwriting criteria in the post-recession era...

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