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  • Home Improvement | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Philadelphia homeowners with less than perfect credit The PHIL Plus and Mini PHIL Loans can be used for home repairs and paying off debts including past due utility bills CED partners with two banks and 27 nonprofit housing counseling agencies to provide the loans To go through the program applicants undergo a free one time counseling session and then are referred to the bank of their choice The Mini PHIL is worth up to 15 000 with Citizens Bank and 10 000 with PNC Bank and is best for basic home repairs The PHIL Plus may be worth up to 25 000 for homeowners who have larger projects such as remodeling You can use up to half of either loan to pay off existing debt Neighborhood housing counselors provide free assistance to help you apply for the loan Click here to learn about Eligibility Requirements Approved Lenders and More Home Improvement Workshops UAC works with community organizations to provide home improvement workshops where topics such as avoiding scams weatherization and choosing a contractor are covered Resources Looking for more information on home repairs before you begin your project Click here Frequently Asked Questions Click here for a complete list of

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/home-improvement (2016-05-02)
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  • Financial Advancement Network | Urban Affairs Coalition
    goals Groups may be formed by those who share a place of employment school church or temple an association or a social service agency etc Click here to learn more about FAN Clubs Click here to learn more about FAN Workshops Tags Community Economic 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

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/financial-advancement-network (2016-05-02)
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  • FAN Clubs | Urban Affairs Coalition
    goals Groups may be formed by those who share a place of employment school church or temple an association or a social service agency etc Each FAN Club consists of six sessions conducted by an expert on topics such as saving for tuition paying down debt improving your credit score or implementing a balanced budget FAN Clubs encourage members to speak up about their progress in reaching personal financial goals Once a group commits to hosting a FAN Club at a particular site UAC trains the club host to start the club and recruit members UAC continues to work closely with both the host and the club leaders President and Vice President to help make individual clubs a success Click here to visit the FAN Club website FAN Clubs may be organized according to level subject matter purpose or types of members Basic Track managing a checking and savings account creating and using a spending plan and using and establishing good credit Advanced Track personal financial planning retirement planning investing risk management and insurance and wills and estate planning Thematic Tracks investment credit building entrepreneurship and homeownership The Financial Advancement Network FAN Club is an initiative of the Urban Affairs Coalition that is supported by the Coalition s Community and Economic Department CED The CED s mission is to bring capital to communities by building bridges between low and moderate income areas and mainstream financial institutions Want to start a FAN Club If you are interested in becoming a host agency for adults click here If you are interested in becoming a host agency for teens click here Featured Video A FAN Club member gives advice on saving Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board of Directors Management Staff

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/fan-clubs (2016-05-02)
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  • Financial Education Workshops | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Partnerships Home Our Priorities Building Wealth Community Economic Development Financial Education Network Financial Education Workshops Financial education workshops are scheduled throughout the Greater Philadelphia area to equip individuals with the knowledge necessary to make sound financial decisions The coordination and operation of these workshops exist because of a partnership between the volunteer financial educators the Coalition s workshop organizer and various host agencies Each hour long workshop consists of a financial training presentation a Q A session and a post training survey Special financial education programs are available for senior citizens to help them avoid financial fraud and scams Want to host a FAN Workshop If you are interested in becoming a host agency for adults click here If you are interested in becoming a host agency for teens click here 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 Strategic

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/financial-education-workshops (2016-05-02)
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  • Youth Development - Make a Difference in a Teen's Life | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Offer group capacity building workshops resources and information on best practices via Coalition U courses and a special Lecture Series facilitated through our monthly Program Partner meetings Deliver high quality signature programs of and resources from the Coalition e g our Summer WorkReady youth employment programs and the Philadelphia Charter School Directory Primary Focus Areas Education Employment and Pathways to the New Economy Aged out and homeless foster care populations serving special needs populations Health and life skills education Youth safety violence prevention Mentoring with a focus on African American males For More Information Contact Youth Division 1207 Chestnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia PA 19107 Phone 215 851 0110 Partners in the Coalition The Black Writers Museum Mission To provide youth and community programming by utilizing exhibits of classic and modern Black authors and their composition as tools for teaching and learning Destined for a Dream Foundation Mission To inspire and empower youth and young adults through life coaching enhancing youth socially academically and athletically Fresh Visions Youth Theatre Mission To transform African American youth through the arts by offering children from the historically under served lower Germantown community of Philadelphia access to high level and rigorous training in the dramatic and performing arts and providing continuous performance opportunities for these children to display the skills they have acquired to audiences of their peers parents and neighborhood supporters Where a powerful product meets a powerful mission 1 2 next last Featured Video Michael Burns Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney tells how he got his start in UAC s Summer Youth Employment Program Seeking Support for Summer Jobs News 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

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/youth-development (2016-05-02)
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  • Summer Youth Employment | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Youth Employment program provides paid summer job opportunities and support to youth ages 14 18 in some cases up to age 21 through the WorkReady program The six week program runs from July through mid August and includes career exposure on the job mentoring and professional development Applications are open Visit https summerapp workreadyphila org to apply and make sure to use referral code S125 or P97 QUESTIONS 1 First please review the information on this website to see if your question is answered 2 If you cannot find the answer to your questions please call the Urban Affairs Coalition s Summer WorkReady hotline at 215 851 1800 or email summeryouth uac org Interested in Applying for a Summer Job Click Here Employers Interested in Hiring an Intern Click Here Tags 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 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

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/youthemployment (2016-05-02)
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  • UAC KEYSPOT | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Internet access and training are offered to anyone and everyone What kinds of things will I learn at a KEYSPOT No matter your experience level there is a KEYSPOT course for you Our free training programs cover topics including computer basics social networking and Microsoft Office programs like Word Excel and PowerPoint Through weekly courses 1 on 1 training and open Internet access you will get the tools you need to succeed online People of all ages use the Public Computer Center for education personal research job searching and apartment hunting Guidelines have been established to insure that those coming into the Center are able to take advantage of the opportunities provided Internet Use Internet use in the Public Computer Center is guided by UAC s Internet policy Tutorials Self directed tutorials are also available For a schedule of classes available at UAC contact Luis Oquendo at 215 851 1784 or email trainingclasses uac org Success Stories Meet Keyspot Instructor Luis Quendo Keyspot Helps Good Students Become Better KEYSPOT Freedom Rings Partnership was founded by a coalition of 80 organizations led by the City of Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition and Drexel University with federal stimulus funding Click here to read

    Original URL path: http://www.gpuac.org/keyspot-public-computing-center (2016-05-02)
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  • Comprehensive Services | Urban Affairs Coalition
    and its programs We also advance cash payments allowing your programs to have a stable and consistent cash flow environment For more information about Comprehensive Fiscal Sponsorship please read this white paper from Third Sector New England PDF Contact us today to discuss taking advantage of our Comprehensive Services for your organization Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board

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