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

July 18, 2011
West is the best - at least, that's what Mayor Nutter says.Nutter was one of many West Philadelphia natives at Drexel University on Monday to announce the rebirth of the city's Home Buy Now program...
July 18, 2011
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Good news to report today for some people in the market to buy a house. The City is re-launching a program designed to help working Philadelphians. 3 On Your Side Consumer...
July 4, 2011
A year ago, 36,000 Philadelphia teens applied for summer jobs and about a third of them were given work for the summer. This year, the city only has about 5,500 jobs available—and there are twice as...
June 30, 2011
Mayor Michael A. Nutter joined Sharmain Matlock-Turner, President and CEO of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), to urge the Philadelphia business community to support additional internships and jobs...
June 30, 2011
There’s a push to ensure that the city’s youth have summer employment. Mayor Michael Nutter joined Sharmain Matlock-Turner, president of the Urban Affairs Coalition, in urging the business community...
June 20, 2011
With over 25 years experience as the premier organization monitoring inclusion, The Coalition's Economic Development Projects (EDP) unit has been an honest broker working closely with employers and...
June 15, 2011
Urban Affairs Coalition’s Campaign for Working Families Ends Another Successful Tax SeasonWith great enthusiasm, The Campaign for Working Families (CFWF), a partner of the Urban Affairs Coalition,...
June 15, 2011
A ceremony for the second graduating class of the Arise Academy Charter High School, the nation’s first public charter high school for youth in foster care, will honor 18 graduates on June 16, 2011...
June 9, 2011
With umbrellas in hand, concerned Pennsylvanians gathered outside City Hall today to tell elected officials now is not the time to put hundreds of millions of dollars into the state’s Rainy Day Fund....

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