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 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...
May 18, 2012
With the help of 700 volunteers, UAC program partner, Campaign for Working Families reported a record 2012 tax season.The organization completed 13,000 tax returns, the most in a single season. This...
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...
May 14, 2012
Remember how Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, was going to overhaul the jobs market, or at least invest in small business?He’s made good on his promise. In November, Starbucks teamed up with the...
May 4, 2012
By Tiffany Thurman, Financial Education Program Manager, Community and Economic DevelopmentFinancial fitness involves building assets. It is more than just having a checking and savings account. It...
May 1, 2012
During National Volunteer Week (April 15-21), the Coalition partnered with long-time supporter, PECO to help their employees make a difference in the community. Ten PECO volunteers participated in a...

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