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

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...
January 10, 2012
 The Freedom Rings Partnership has launched KEYSPOT, a public awareness campaign and new website to promote 70 FREE public computer centers now open around the City. The campaign includes ads on...
January 10, 2012
The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), a nonprofit fiscal sponsor dedicated to building wealth in urban areas, is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors.“We...
January 9, 2012
The HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation recently  announced the chosen organizations for Stage One of its Badges for Lifelong Learning competition, and the Coalition was amongst the winners. The Badges...
December 13, 2011
Campaign for Working Families helps area agencies provide free tax preparation via The Benefit Bank. Many of you are familiar with the Campaign for Working Families from their 11 tax sites that...
December 4, 2011
The General” is the first female leader of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC). As president, Sharmain Matlock-Turner manages a budget of $29 million with 400 employees across the parent organization...
November 30, 2011
Philadelphia, November 30, 2011 - The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) has received a $7,500 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation to assist in financial education. The grant is part of the bank's...

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