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  • Partners & Programs | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Networking Other Parent Education Training Performing Arts Publications Recreation Service Initiatives Social Justice STD Awareness and Counseling Town Watch Transitional Housing Truancy Prevention Visual Arts Weatherization Workforce Development Youth Youth Development Violence Prevention Search First Responder Institute Mission To honor the service and sacrifice of The American First Responder by publishing stories of their heroism and exceptional service and by creating distinct awards to recognize their accomplishments and to endow the Homeland Heroes Fund to provide for the immediate financial needs of the familes of our fallen heroes The Philadelphia Black Public Relations Society PBPRS Mission To provide public relations and communications practitioners throughout the Greater Philadelphia region with a venue for professional support The organization accomplishes this by fostering region with a venue for professioanl support THe organization accomplishes this by fostering a network between members and other professionals that enable growth and development Raise of Hope Mission To be a productive not for profit community development corporation CDC and to develop plans and implement projects that will result in high quality long term affordable housing Center for H O P E Central Mission Center for H O P E provides support services life skills training and other transitional resources to single men aged 18 and older who are without homes and have referred through the city 21st Century Work Stream Mission To prepare out of school youth and young adults with physical sensory or learning disabilities ages 17 30 for unemployment and life skills Provides paid work experience leading to job placement ongoing case management and job coaching Trains and educates youth providers in best practices to enable youth with disabilities to participate in mainstream programs This program works with Bartram High School students BROAD STREET RUN Mission to promote good health and wellness in the Philadelphia communities

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/partners-programs (2016-05-02)
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  • News & Publications | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Announces Jojy Varghese as Director of CED 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 21st Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service 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 Friends of the Coalition Member Named New Community Affairs Representative for Wells Fargo 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 New Study Shows Summer Jobs Reduce Violence 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 Coalition U Keep Your Donors Engaged 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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next last Featured Video Facebook Monday June 22 2015 1 18pm David Buckholtz was an intern through UAC s WorkReady program while he was in high school As he completes his degree at Penn State he came back to UAC to serve as a mentor to youth in the WorkReady program this summer We know he is destined for great things In this photo David thanks Governor Wolf s Chief of Staff

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/news (2016-05-02)
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  • Resources | Urban Affairs Coalition
    doing to increase their bottom line through Diversity and Inclusion Economic Development Projects EPD UAC s Economic Development Projects EDP department works with employers and communities to ensure the participation of Minority Women Disabled and Local Business Enterprises on projects in Philadelphia and in major cities in the U S Eden s Transportation Company Now Hiring Customer Reservationists and Drivers Entrepreneur Works This program partner of UAC provides small loans peer support and mentoring business skills training business counseling credit building and networking opportunities to low income entrepreneurs and the self employed in the Philadelphia region Explorers Sans Frontières ESF Provides support to Philadelphia area college students in developing independent research initiatives that will allow them to travel abroad to developing countries Financial Advancement Network Clubs FAN Clubs Financial Advancement Network FAN Clubs are groups of 5 20 people who commit to meeting together on a regular basis to improve their money management habits get their financial situations under control and go after their financial goals For Employers The Coalition is seeking to expand our network of youth employers Foreclosure Prevention Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide A digital booklet designed to help professionals assist their clients in navigating the mortgage foreclosure process Foreclosure Prevention Resource Guide Guide to help professionals assist their clients in navigating the mortgage foreclosure process Free Pre Apprenticeship Opportunity General Jobs Government Jobs Grand Central Inc Philadelphia s kinshipcare resource center bringing together a consortium of community based and public agencies family members and community leaders to serve all who are caring for others children HIV Early Intervention Project Interested in HIV prevention counseling HIV antibody testing and group individual education sessions for clients enrolled in drug alcohol treatment programs Information for Ex Offenders Job Search Advice Your Job Search GPS KEYSPOT FREE Internet access and computer

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/resources (2016-05-02)
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  • Strengthening Nonprofits - A Home for Nonprofits | Urban Affairs Coalition
    to civic engagement among diverse groups through volunteering education community building service learning economic opportunity leadership development and dialogue Global Citizen brings together people of all ages and backgrounds through active citizenship and civic responsibility that result in breaking down barriers building understanding and fostering ongoing diverse partnerships Global Citizen Programs include the annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service and year round MLK365 Issues of focus include poverty homelessness at risk young people race relations public health safety digital inclusion veterans energy and the environment West Philly Tool Lending Library Mission To serve as a community resource to provide homeowners tenants long time residents and newcomers with tools and the knowledge to work with the tools they need Featured Video UAC 45th Anniversary Breakfast featured on NBC10 UAC 45th Anniversary Breakfast on 6ABC News Coalition U Keep Your Donors Engaged 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 UAC Welcomes Friends of the Coalition May 12 2015 Friends of the Coalition FOC is a network of professionals who support the Urban Affairs Coalition s UAC mission of driving change from the ground up Friends are ambassadors for the Search PartnerTuesdays Find out why ARC chose UAC as a Fiscal Sponsor May 12 2015 Every Tuesday the Urban Affairs Coalition UACoalition hosts PartnerTuesdays on Facebook Twitter and Instagram highlighting the accomplishments and services of our Program Partners Resources Looking for help Our goal at the Coalition is to provide you with the best information and resources for learning earning working and living in our community For more information contact us Eden s Transportation Company Now Hiring

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/strengthening-nonprofits (2016-05-02)
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  • Strategic Partnerships | Urban Affairs Coalition
    50 organizations including Drexel University Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department People s Emergency Center Philadelphia FIGHT Media Mobilizing Project the Free Library of Philadelphia Philadelphia OIC One Day at a Time and YOACAP Click here to read more For more information visit www phillykeyspots org or call 311 Partners in the Coalition Global Citizen The Greater Philadelphia MLK Day of Service Mission Global Citizen is a non profit organization dedicated to civic engagement among diverse groups through volunteering education community building service learning economic opportunity leadership development and dialogue Global Citizen brings together people of all ages and backgrounds through active citizenship and civic responsibility that result in breaking down barriers building understanding and fostering ongoing diverse partnerships Global Citizen Programs include the annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service and year round MLK365 Issues of focus include poverty homelessness at risk young people race relations public health safety digital inclusion veterans energy and the environment Featured Video At our 42nd Anniversary Breakfast Executive Vice President of Comcast Corporation David L Cohen had a few inspiring words about new projects and Comcast s partnership with UAC Powered by the Freedom Rings Parntership Philly KEYSPOTS are free and publicly accessible computer centers across nearly every neighborhood in the city UAC 45th Anniversary Breakfast featured on NBC10 UAC 45th Anniversary Breakfast on 6ABC News UAC Welcomes Friends of the Coalition May 12 2015 Friends of the Coalition FOC is a network of professionals who support the Urban Affairs Coalition s UAC mission of driving change from the ground up Friends are ambassadors for the UAC CED Celebrated Sale of 400th Home at HBN Press Conference May 7 2015 On Wednesday April 22 2015 Mayor Michael Nutter Councilwoman Tasco and Special People in the Northeast SPIN joined Urban Affairs Coalition UAC

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/strategic-partnerships (2016-05-02)
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  • Thanksgiving Basket Program | Urban Affairs Coalition
    those most in need and provide them with Thanksgiving Baskets Over the last 11 years our partners Brown s Shoprite and their vendors have provided all of the Thanksgiving fixings valued at 25 000 annually However UAC must raise 30 000 to purchase the Turkeys for the baskets In the past the costs of the matching funds have largely been supported by funding from the Department of Community Economic Development DCED however these funds are no longer available To learn about sponsorships or other ways to give please contact Felicia Harris at fharris uac org WHY THE NEED POVERTY IN PHILADELPHIA UAC s efforts to feed those in poverty during this time of year are critical as Philadelphia s poverty rate continues to climb Over 400 000 of Philadelphians live in poverty giving Philadelphia the second highest poverty rate 28 among the nation s largest cities Additionally more than 470 000 Philadelphia residents are eligible for food stamps but not all receive them That s 3 out of every 10 city residents HOW TO VOLUNTEER Please contact Kate Rivera at k rivera uac org or click here to sign up to volunteer today Each year volunteers stuff Thanksgiving Baskets at Brown s Family Shoprite 24 th Oregon Basket Stuffing this year will take place on Saturday November 21 2015 at 9AM 12PM Volunteers can also help by distributing the baskets at Brown s Family Shoprite Parkside 1575 N 52nd Street on Monday November 23 2015 Volunteers must be at least 13 years old 2015 Thanksgiving Basket Program Cabinet Rev William B Moore Pastor Tenth Memorial Baptist Church Rev Marshall Paul Mitchell Salem Baptist Church of Jenkintown Rev Dr Lorina Marshall Blake Vice President Government Relations Independence Blue Cross Paul Brauer Executive Vice President and COO Shop Rite Brown s Super

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/thanksgiving-basket-program (2016-05-02)
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  • Global Citizen/ The Greater Philadelphia MLK Day of Service | Urban Affairs Coalition
    through volunteering education community building service learning economic opportunity leadership development and dialogue Global Citizen brings together people of all ages and backgrounds through active citizenship and civic responsibility that result in breaking down barriers building understanding and fostering ongoing diverse partnerships Global Citizen Programs include the annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service and year round MLK365 Issues of focus include poverty homelessness at risk young people race relations public health safety digital inclusion veterans energy and the environment Service Areas Neighborhood and Communities Primary Contacts George Campbell Bird II Director of Programs and Partnerships Contact Information Global Citizen King Day of Service Campbell GlobalCitizen365 org p 215 851 1805 p 215 851 0110 Contact Address Urban Affairs Coalitions 1207 Chestnut Street 6th Floor Philadelphia PA 19107 See map Google Maps Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board of Directors Management Staff Financials FAQ Office Location Directions Friends of the Coalition Our Priorities Strengthening Nonprofits Building Wealth Economic Development Projects Services Current Past Clients Community Economic Development CED Committee Philadelphia HomeBuyNow Foreclosure Prevention Home Improvement Loans Financial Education Network FAN Clubs Financial Education Workshops Youth Development

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/partners/global-citizen-greater-philadelphia-mlk-day-service-0 (2016-05-02)
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  • Impact Stories | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Hourly Wage Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board of Directors Management Staff Financials FAQ Office Location Directions Friends of the Coalition Our Priorities Strengthening Nonprofits Building Wealth Economic Development Projects Services Current Past Clients Community Economic Development CED Committee Philadelphia HomeBuyNow Foreclosure Prevention Home Improvement Loans Financial Education Network FAN Clubs Financial Education Workshops Youth Development Youth Employment

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/impact-stories (2016-05-02)
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