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 29, 2015
Philadelphia’s 2015 Summer Youth Employment (SYE) Summer Jobs Challenge is in full effect and is expected to increase youth employment opportunities with expanding jobs, employers, partners and...
April 21, 2015
 Mayor Nutter,  Councilwoman Tasco,  Commerce Director Alan Greenberg, Special People In Northeast Corporate Officer Mindy Lutts and Urban Affairs Coalition President Sharmain Matlock-...
April 21, 2015
The Urban Affairs Coalition, with help from Hack4Impact, is developing a new web tool to help nonprofits analyze their overhead expenses. The Nonprofit Overhead Analyzer will enable organizations to...
April 21, 2015
On April 17, 2015, the Urban Affairs Coalition hosted a forum to hear from the 2015 Mayoral Candidates. In just 2 hours, #UACMayorForum reached over 10,000 individuals making more than 77,800...
April 17, 2015
UAC Program Partner 21st Century Workstream founded in 2009, provides high school students with 21st century work skills so they are prepared for college or work after high school. ...
April 15, 2015
UAC Program Partner GALAEI is a queer Latino and social justice organization committed to advancing the LGBT community through leadership and economic development, sexual empowerment and grassroots...
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...

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