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  • #PartnerTuesdays: Opportunities-PA | Urban Affairs Coalition
    and other nonprofit organizations to identify individuals who could benefit from mentoring career counseling and one on one coaching The Self Sufficiency program is available to students after completing Project Connection The Self Sufficiency Program provides students with secure stable housing Opportunities PA s Adopt a Student Project provides students with furniture and school materials before they begin their first semester in college By adopting a student you reward and encourage a formerly homeless teen to continue his or her journey to become independent and attain a college degree Looking to volunteer Opportunities PA offers a variety of ways to get involved On Saturday March 15 th Opportunities PA will host a speed mentoring program Speed Mentoring exposes residents to different career occupations and encourages them to set short and long term goals to reach their career aspirations Volunteers are needed to encourage and provide supportive advice to homeless youth To support Opportunities PA visit their website at www opportunitiespa org Follow them on Twitter OpportunitiesPA and like them on Facebook at https www facebook com opportunitiespa PartnerTuesdays Tags News Publications Housing Youth Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/partnertuesdays-opportunities-pa (2016-02-11)
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  • Handbags 4 Peace Movement: Promoting Safety for Women | Urban Affairs Coalition
    on 53rd and Market Streets where the last fatal robbery happened These incidents have inspired a new grassroots movement Handbags 4 Peace to help combat violence against women and devise solutions on how to keep women safe Women and supporters of this movement are using social media to raise awareness about Handbags 4 Peace and how they can support this cause Women throughout the Tristate area are taking photos of what s in their handbags to show that there is nothing worth ending a life for Darisha Miller a member of UAC s Marketing Committee promoted the event and pitched the story to major news channels for coverage Handbags 4 Peace has now been covered by CBS Philly NBC10 the Philadelphia Daily News and is receiving national coverage To support this cause visit www handbags4peace com Tags News Publications Neighborhood and Communities Service Initiatives Social Justice Violence Prevention 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

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/handbags-4-peace-movement-promoting-safety-women (2016-02-11)
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  • News & Publications | Urban Affairs Coalition
    place Professional Training at Pierce College October 21 2013 This fall Pierce College will partner with the Year Up Professional Training Corps PTC to launch a workforce solution for young adults in Philadelphia Year Up provides urban young adults UAC Remembers the Life Legacy of Dr Walter P Lomax Jr October 15 2013 Today we learned of the passing of the iconic Dr Walter P Lomax Jr We were blessed here at UAC to have his support and were honored to recognize him for his outstanding work as a Celebrating 30 Years of Giving UAC s Annual Thanksgiving Basket Program October 14 2013 UAC is preparing to celebrate its 30th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Program Each year the Coalition reaches out to the city s most challenged and vulnerable communities and distributes 100th House Sold Philadelphia Home Buy Now Program October 14 2013 UAC s Community and Economic Development CED Department recently sold their 100th house through the Philadelphia Home Buy Now employer assisted housing program at the Village of Arts and Sharmain Matlock Turner on Inside Story October 14 2013 UAC President and CEO Sharmain Matlock Turner recently appeared on 6ABC s top rated public affairs program Inside Story Sharmain along with GOP State Official Renee Amoore communications first previous 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 next last Featured Video Facebook Monday June 22 2015 12 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 Katie McGinty after she announced 2 4M of additional

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news?page=13 (2016-02-11)
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  • LOOP Application Deadline Extended to February 18 | Urban Affairs Coalition
    The property must be either a single family dwelling or a multi unit property with up to three residential units and one commercial unit The property must be the primary residence of the owner since at least July 1 2003 The property does not currently have or has never received a tax abatement The real estate taxes for the property must be up to date the owner must be current on an existing payment agreement or the owner must have applied to enter into a payment agreement and The homeowner meets income requirements based on household size Applications should be mailed to the PO Box listed o n the application or will be accepted in drop boxes located in the Municipal Services Building Concourse at 1401 John F Kennedy Blvd and at the 2 mini City Halls North 22nd Somerset Streets Northeast 9239 Roosevelt Blvd Rear Hours are Monday Friday 8 30 am to 5 pm All applications must be received by February 18 2014 For eligibility requirements and the LOOP application please click here For more information visit www phila gov LOOP or call 215 686 9200 Tags News Publications Housing Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/loop-application-deadline-extended-february-18 (2016-02-11)
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  • Entrepreneur Works Named One of Six National Lending Partners of Elizabeth Street Capital | Urban Affairs Coalition
    cost capital mentoring support and networking opportunities to grow their businesses and create a community of women entrepreneurs The Elizabeth Street Capital initiative will initially support women entrepreneurs in Philadelphia Boston Charlotte Las Vegas New York and San Francisco and will expand to additional markets over the next two years We look forward to working with the Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America as we provide women entrepreneurs in the Philadelphia area with the resources they need to help grow their businesses said Entrepreneur Works Executive Director Leslie Benoliel Entrepreneur Works is an organization focused on growing businesses and jobs in local communities Entrepreneur Works helps individuals develop economic self sufficiency by connecting entrepreneurs each year with access to capital one on one technical assistance and networking opportunities Women business owners in the Philadelphia region who are interested in applying for a loan should contact Entrepreneur Works Senior Loan Officer Dan Samartino at 215 545 3100 Ext 226 or dsamartino entre works org For more information please visit www myentreprenuerworks org Tags News Publications Business Entrepreneurship Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board of Directors Management Staff Financials

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/entrepreneur-works-named-one-six-national-lending-partners-elizabeth-street-capital (2016-02-11)
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  • #PartnerTuesdays: Global Citizen | Urban Affairs Coalition
    King Day event in the nation and MLK365 which promotes year round volunteer service and civic engagement This year Global Citizen celebrated its 19 th Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service at Girard College On January 20 more than 125 000 volunteers and 1 700 projects celebrated Dr King s legacy by turning community concerns into citizen action The Annual King Day of Service drew 5 000 volunteers and 150 activities including service projects workshops trainings a Health Wellness Fair Civic Engagement and the 3rd Annual Jobs Opportunity Fair with 20 employers offering real jobs to 500 prospective employees Global Citizen s program MLK365 offers service clubs which provide service learning initiatives for young people The goal of the MLK365 Service Clubs is to support service learning by establishing student groups committed to volunteer service For more information and volunteer opportunities visit www globalcitizen365 org and follow them on Twitter mlkdayofservice Tags News Publications Service Initiatives Youth 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

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/partnertuesdays-global-citizen (2016-02-11)
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  • UAC Kicks Off #PartnerTuesdays | Urban Affairs Coalition
    on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn and Instagram using the hashtag PartnerTuesdays to pay tribute to our partners This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about our programs and how to get involved Click here to like UAC on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram UACoalition Tags News Publications Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio Interviews Speeches Board

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/uac-kicks-partnertuesdays (2016-02-11)
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  • Scholarships Offered Through The Philadelphia Foundation | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Fund Through this annual scholarship program the fraternity seeks to recognize 2013 graduating high school seniors and students enrolled in undergraduate programs who have exhibited exceptional academic performance excellence in leadership and dedication to community service The Chapter will provide three outstanding students in the Philadelphia region with a 1 000 scholarship GlaxoSmithKline Opportunity Scholarship Scholarships for residents of Philadelphia who have overcome significant adversity the opportunity to pursue their dreams and improve their lives through higher education The scholarship awards multi year awards for up to 5 000 per year to 4 students per year Mervyn Sluizer Jr Scholarship The Mervin Sluizer Jr Scholarship Fund was created in 1992 by alumni of Philadelphia Troop 185 Boy Scouts of America for the purpose of helping worthy scouts pursue higher education This is a scholarship in the amount of 1 000 Richard Ash Scholarship Fund Applicant must be a Philadelphia resident who is a graduating high school senior or adult student interested in seeking a college education and who demonstrates financial need The scholarship awards 10 20 scholarship multi year scholarships per year The award ranges from 1 000 5 000 per year per student For deadlines and application materials please

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/scholarships-offered-through-philadelphia-foundation (2016-02-11)
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