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 20, 2012
Drexel University, a lead partner of KEYSPOT will promote an InternetFAST in advance of this year’s Philly Tech Week, to be held April 23 – April 28. This year’s theme is “Making a better...
April 17, 2012
For thousands of low-income Philadelphia households not connected to the Internet, it will take more than a bargain-rate price of $10 a month for Internet service to get them across the so-called...
April 9, 2012
When girls need advice they now have a place to go online to get answers. Called Peaches this new blog was created by Teenshop, a UAC program partner. Readers can pose questions to a panel of...
March 30, 2012
Valerie Garfield had a vision 18 years ago that someday - she wasn't sure when - she would own the house one door away from her mother's on South 46th Street. That dream became a reality Jan. 30...
March 23, 2012
Did you know that the Coalition provides Fiscal Sponsorship and Shared Services to a network of 75 partner organizations? Through our back-office administrative support, these groups can focus on...
March 23, 2012
Congratulations to UAC board member, Marisa Guerin who was recently honored with a Mercy Neighbor Award from Mercy Neighborhood Ministries of Philadelphia, an organization that...
March 23, 2012
Each year, UAC program partner, The Campaign for Working Families, operates free tax sites throughout the city to assist low- to moderate-income families in preparing their taxes. But, the...
March 13, 2012
Sharmain Matlock-Turner is a seeker of solutions. “No matter where I am I’m usually talking what we can about doing something to fix a problem,” she says. “It’s just a part of me.”From successfully...
March 9, 2012
Digital On-Ramps (DOR), a city-wide collaboration to use technology to improve workforce development led by Lisa Nutter, was one of 30 winners in the Digital Media Learning (DML) Competition held...
March 9, 2012
UAC is among the winners of the Digital Media Learning (DML) Competition funded largely by the MacArthur Foundation.  The Coalition is a partner in the "Digital On-Ramps initiative," an online...

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