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

June 11, 2012
On June 6th, Don Kelly, Director of UAC's Community and Economic Development (CED) department testified before Philadelphia City Council in support of the City's Year 38 Proposed...
June 11, 2012
Philadelphia BAEO (Black Alliance for Educational Options) celebrated its 10th Anniversary at the African American Museum. Over 100 elected officials, board members, and friends joined BAEO President...
June 7, 2012
Live this week on Financial Voices WURD 900 AM Listener Call-in Show. Join the discussion! Special Guest: You!! Call in during the show: 215-634-8065This Week's Web Tip from the Freedom Rings...
June 6, 2012
Submitted by Donald Kelly, Director of Community and Economic Development, Urban Affairs CoalitionThank you for the opportunity to testify on behalf of the Urban Affairs Coalition regarding...
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....
June 4, 2012
Last week, eleven Arise Academy Charter High School students graduated from UAC's Financial Advancement Network (FAN) Club program. Arise is the nation's only charter high school...
June 4, 2012
Did you know that the Urban Affairs Coalition has played an important role in some of the largest and most important construction projects in the region and beyond? For more than 25 years, UAC's...
May 25, 2012
When The Urban Affairs Coalition recently launched its KEYSPOT at 1207 Chestnut St., several city residents were already coming in to use it. Among them were Barbra Carey of Overbrook, and Sherry...
May 21, 2012
Philadelphia is facing a summer jobs crisis. Due to diminishing federal funds and the recession, estimates suggest that only 5,400 young people will work this summer through WorkReady Philadelphia,...
May 18, 2012
Over the past 40 years, the Coalition has helped thousands in our community. Did you get your first job here? Attend a summer camp? Boost your sales through a networking opportunity? Find help with...

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