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 14, 2014
 It is with joy and sadness that the Urban Affairs Coalition announces the retirement of Don Kelly, effective May 1, 2014, from his position as Director of UAC's Community and Economic...
April 10, 2014
Urban Affairs Coalition Hosts Capacity Building Workshop for Nonprofits -- Coalition U: Storytelling    For immediate release Contact: Felicia Harris fharris@uac.org  215...
April 9, 2014
On 6ABC's Inside Story this Sunday, April 13 at 11:30am, UAC President Sharmain Matlock-Turner will announce a major disaster to soon hit Philadelphia! Inside Story is an award-...
April 8, 2014
UAC Program Partner the Philadelphia Ballhawks reaches out to at-risk youth and encourages them to strive for greatness through athletic, educational, and leadership disciplines both on and off the...
April 4, 2014
Helen Gym, founder of Parents United for Public Education, a UAC Program Partner,was honored with the Cesar Chavez "Champion of Change" award by the White House on March 31. This award is...
March 25, 2014
UAC Program Partner the Institute for Southeast Asian Archaeology is dedicated to the multi-disciplinary investigation of mainland Southeast Asia’s archaeological past in order to advance that...
March 18, 2014
UAC Program Partner Youth Outreach Adolescent Community Awareness Program (YOACAP) aims to enhance the quality of life for Philadelphians through community-based and competent interventions. YOACAP...
March 17, 2014
UAC employees are now financially fit and ready to start a new chapter in their financial lives. Earlier this year, UAC launched a Financial Advancement Network (FAN) Club solely...
March 11, 2014
UAC Program Partner Teenshop, Inc. empowers 'girls with goals' to become caring, courageous leaders and change agents in their communities and beyond. Teenshop, Inc. mentors young girls ages 13-18...
March 10, 2014
Comcast is offering six months of free internet service to low-income families in Philadelphia through the Internet Essentials Program. Eligible families can receive up to six months of complimentary...

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