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 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...
February 10, 2012
In recognition of National Financial Literacy Month, this April, the Coalition will hold Spring Training for Financial Fitness, four weeks of financial education workshops. Topics will include: Smart...
February 10, 2012
Local CDFI to Help Spur Job Creation in the USFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Philadelphia, PA) February 10, 2012 – Entrepreneur Works, a local community lender, announced today that it has received a capital...
February 6, 2012
For over 40 years, the Coalition has helped communities partner with business to solve pressing issues. Susquehanna Bank visited UAC recently to present the Coalition and its Community and Economic...
January 13, 2012
According to a new Stanford University Study, the portion of American families living in middle-income neighborhoods has declined significantly since the 1970s, resulting in rising income inequities...

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