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  • Home Buy Now offers cash for home purchase | Urban Affairs Coalition
    areas go as high as 4 000 Outside those areas the total grant or forgivable loan is 2 000 It s expected that the program will help 240 homeowners and generate a total of 29 million in home sales Kalatu Davies a biostatistician at Drexel School of Medicine is first in line to receive 19 000 toward the purchase of her home in West Philadelphia 4 000 from Home Buy Now and 15 000 from Drexel after moving here from Texas I feel as though I can lay roots here and become part of a thriving community Davies said I can t really express how much of a financial impact this grant will have Especially when I consider apartment prices in Center City When you re just starting out the ability to purchase a home seems so intangible She s now looking for a home in West Philadelphia I m looking for a really beautiful place where I can someday raise a family she said Officials said the program will help revitalize struggling neighborhoods and spur business creation Her goals were key to the success of the program and the city officials said touting the program as a way to strengthen neighborhoods and build a stable workforce Homeowners stay at their jobs 50 percent longer than non homeowners which also saves companies money in training and recruitment When we have programs like Home Buy Now we can to do what we can to fill the land up with beautiful places to live to build some places rehab others it makes such a difference said Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell who was also on hand for the announcement It involves and it creates and it invites other development in other areas nearby The Home Buy Now program originally ran from 2005 to 2009

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/news/home-buy-now-offers-cash-home-purchase (2016-05-02)
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  • Nutter relaunches home buying-assist program for working residents | Urban Affairs Coalition
    will provide up to 4 000 per home buyer through its partnership with the Urban Affairs Coalition Over the next couple years the program is expected to help 240 home buyers and leverage 29 million in home sales by providing a total of 735 000 Author Shannon McDonald Source NewsWorks Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board of Directors

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  • Media Coverage | Urban Affairs Coalition
    urging the business community Philadelphia Protesters Urge Gov to Spend Rainy Day Fund June 9 2011 Education advocates opened umbrellas today outside Philadelphia City Hall but not because it was raining They held umbrellas at Dilworth Plaza just west of City Hall to send the message to Working to Narrow Philadelphia s Digital Divide May 17 2011 When it was announced to the world that U S forces had killed Public Enemy No 1 Osama bin Laden I got the news as a text message on my BlackBerry from a friend who d received an alert from his First of Dozens of City Computer Centers Open in Center City May 4 2011 Last week Mayor Nutter and Congressman Bob Brady opened the first of a series of new public computer centers aimed at reaching the estimated 41 percent of city residents who do not have access to Industry Leaders Form Economic Policy Advisory Group April 15 2011 With Pennsylvania s difficult budget season ahead Urban Affairs Coalition head Sharmain Matlock Turner isn t holding out hope for much more funding for those things she cares most about But as one IBM Smarter Cities Challenge to Support Freedom Rings Initiative March 10 2011 Nearly half a million dollars in consulting and technology support from IBM that yesterday were pledged to the City of Philadelphia are more about education than gadgets The Smarter Cities Philadelphia Nonprofits Anxiously Await Corbett Budget March 8 2011 Pennsylvania Gov Tom Corbett will take the wraps off of his first state budget on Tuesday which he has vowed would not raise taxes The state faces a projected 4 billion budget shortfall The MLK Service Day to Focus on Bridging the Digital Divide January 6 2011 The new civil rights movement involves bridging the gap in technology something

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/news/media-coverage?page=1 (2016-05-02)
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  • Resources | Urban Affairs Coalition
    reduce drug abuse and violence as well as to help at risk youth develop positive alternatives that will return them to the mainstream of society Philadelphia Home Buy Now A city funded employer assisted housing program Saving Homes Saving Neighborhoods A campaign in West Oak Lane and Southwest Philadelphia to help homeowners who are behind paying mortgages and are worried about their future Self Employment Small Business Teenshop A weekend youth development organization for girls 13 to 18 The Campaign for Working Families An organization that promotes increased resources for low wage working families by providing free tax preparation as well as other wealth building resources The Slippery Slope of Foreclosure PDF Town Watch Integrated Services Implements crime prevention strategies by organizing neighborhood patrols Call to volunteer or visit the web site UAC Profile PDF UAC Profiles Youth Employment Offers youth ages 14 18 an array of summer job opportunities that provide career exposure on the job mentoring soft skills training and a practical understanding of the working world for six weeks during the months of July and August Youth Outreach Adolescent Awareness Program YO ACAP A peer education and youth development program to help prevent HIV AIDS first previous

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/resources/All%20Resources?page=1 (2016-05-02)
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  • The Campaign for Working Families | Urban Affairs Coalition
    filing sites throughout Philadelphia For More Information Contact Khadijah Jones Director The Campaign for Working Families 1207 Chestnut Street 5th Floor Philadelphia PA 19107 Phone 215 851 1885 Email kjones uac org Tags Economic Development Neighborhood 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

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/resource/campaign-working-families (2016-05-02)
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  • Teenshop | Urban Affairs Coalition
    in Philadelphia For More Information Contact Elleanor Jean Hendley Founder Chair Teenshop 1207 Chestnut Street Philadelphia PA 19107 Phone 215 851 1842 Email ejhendley teenshop org Tags Education 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

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/resource/teenshop (2016-05-02)
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  • Youth Outreach Adolescent Awareness Program (YO-ACAP) | Urban Affairs Coalition
    CEO YO ACAP 1207 Chestnut Street 3rd Floor Philadelphia PA 19107 Phone 215 851 1832 Email lburnette uac org Tags Health HIV AIDS Prevention Education STD Awareness and Counseling Youth Development 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

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/resource/youth-outreach-adolescent-awareness-program-yo-acap (2016-05-02)
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  • North Philadelphia Human Services Development Corp. | Urban Affairs Coalition
    215 851 1835 Fax 215 851 1922 Email gwright uac org Tags Neighborhood 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

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/resource/north-philadelphia-human-services-development-corp (2016-05-02)
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