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 16, 2016
Since the start of this century we’ve seen more and more blurring of lines between what nonprofits and for-profits do and how they do it. More nonprofits are being run like for-profits and more for-...
February 12, 2016
Philadelphia HomeBuyNow Program Featured on FYI Network’s “Tiny House Hunting”   A local artist and a Philadelphia housing incentives grant program will soon be in the national spotlight....
February 3, 2016
Global Citizen: African American Iconic Images Collection Trolley Tour In honor of African-American History Month, the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, in partnership with the African American...
February 2, 2016
Black Writers Museum Book Club: "One Book, One Philadelphia" Reading Event Join the new book club and collaboration of the Black Writers Museum and the Historic Johnson House! Please accept this...
January 15, 2016
Day & Zimmermann Employees Volunteer at Center for H.O.P.E.Executives Working Side-by-Side with UAC Program Partner to Make Shelter Feel More Like HomeOn January 13, Day & Zimmermann...
January 14, 2016
 Born and raised in Philadelphia, Jojy Varghese has dedicated himself towards the betterment of his hometown and strives to implement innovative and effective policies and initiatives here in...
January 13, 2016
21st Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service Did you know the largest King Day of Service in the nation is a UAC Program Partner? Monday, January 18 is the 21st Annual...
January 13, 2016
Paralee Knight, Friends of the Coalition Member, is the new community affairs representative for Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. In this new role, Knight will support the work of the Wells...
May 13, 2015
While speaking at the Philly is Baltimore rally on Thursday, April 30, 2015, Mayor Michael Nutter spoke about the importance of summer youth employment. Connecting young people to jobs is...
May 13, 2015
The next Coalition U workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Peirce College from 9:30am-11am and will discuss keeping your donors engaged. In this workshop you will learn how to make your...

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