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

August 5, 2011
Philadelphia, PA, August 5, 2011 – Philadelphia Federal Credit Union’s Accredited Financial Educator, Karl Bernhard, was recently named one of the “Top Educators” involved in the financial workshop...
August 4, 2011
Town Watch groups are the eyes and ears of communities in assisting police with crime prevention in their neighborhoods. In Philadelphia, Anthony Murphy leads Town Watch Integrated...
August 4, 2011
The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation aims to purchase about $1.05 million worth of goods and services from minority and women-owned businesses this fiscal year.DRWC set that goal and other...
August 4, 2011
 Two UAC board members were recently honored by the Philadelphia Business Journal.  The Minority Business Leader Award recognizes professionals, community organizers, and...
August 3, 2011
The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has plans to spend about 25 to 30 percent of its discretionary budget working with women- and minority-owned businesses.That money -- about $1.05 million --...
July 28, 2011
The Urban Affairs Coalition hosted its 2nd Annual Driving Change Golf Outing on Monday, July 11, at the Bala Golf Club. Co-hosted by two of the Coalition's board members, Bill Becker and Paul...
July 28, 2011
Despite steady job growth, 22 percent of Philadelphia's adults cannot read or write well enough to handle elementary school material. To address this problem, a group of Philadelphia organizations...
July 25, 2011
“Philadelphia Home•Buy•Now is an excellent tool for employers to recruit top talent and for the city to create more stable, flourishing neighborhoods,” Mayor Nutter.The Urban Affairs Coalition is...
July 22, 2011
At an orientation last week, 16  young people (14-18) were welcomed into the Coalition family. They will be working at UAC for the next two months as part of the WorkReady Philadelphia...
July 19, 2011
The city has re-launched a program called Home Buy Now that will give up to $4,000 to Philadelphians for the purchase of a home, if their employer provides matching funds.“Philadelphia has a world...

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