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

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...
March 3, 2012
The Citizens Bank Foundation presented a $50,000 grant this week to the Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition's effort to promote financial literacy among public school students. Part of the grant...
March 2, 2012
Temple University joins the host of participating employers that recognize the power of collaboration by nonprofits, businesses and government sectors in the Philadelphia Home*Buy*Now program. ...
March 1, 2012
Citizens Bank Foundation donates $50,000 to Urban Affairs Coalition for youth financial educationDonation funds financial workshops for college-bound studentsThe Citizens Bank Foundation presented...
March 1, 2012
Digital Badges Show Promise, Potential to Supercharge 21st Century LearningSAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition winners were announced...
February 27, 2012
UAC's organization leaders have long been engaged in addressing the challenges and opportunities affecting their communities. Many are African-American men who not only serve as leaders, but also...
February 17, 2012
UAC's Community and Economic Development department is pleased to announce the new Program Manager for Financial Education, Tiffany W. Thurman. Tiffany will be taking over the responsibilities...

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