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  • UAC Launches FAN Club for Employees and Program Partners | Urban Affairs Coalition
    and have been helping Philadelphians take control of their finances UAC s FAN Club will run for six weeks and meet twice a week to help employees become financially fit Tags News Publications Financial Literacy 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

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/uac-launches-fan-club-employees-and-program-partners (2016-02-11)
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  • UAC and PCCY Hold Meeting and Press Conference to announce launch of 3rd Grade Reading Level Campaign | Urban Affairs Coalition
    s community of educators will review the most effective strategies and best resources to help students achieve and provide remedial help if necessary Stakeholders will develop an action plan that would serve as a social contract between any and all participating organizations said Sharmain Matlock Turner Poor reading skills is the cancer that strikes our children at a very young age said Matlock Turner She attributed student s poor academic performance on the failure of adults to give adequate attention resources and support We have an incredible challenge Matlock Turner added Out of 167 public elementary schools only 10 schools had at least 75 percent of their students reading on grade level or better according to statistics from the Public Citizens for Youth and Children PCCY The ability to read is really the passport to the future If you don t understand certain things you are lost in this ever complicated world said Mayor Michael A Nutter Nutter also warned that third grade literacy rates are an accurate predictor for students success in middle school and high school Students who fall behind in third grade are less likely to graduate less likely to attend college or enter the workforce with basic skills necessary to hold a job They would also be ill prepared to compete globally UAC is a big supporter of education and will continue to support organizations and campaigns intended to improve the quality of education for Philadelphia s youth Earlier this year UAC joined the Coalition for Effective Teaching to push for union contract changes that support effective teaching in Philadelphia s public schools as well as greater accountability for improving the conditions in schools Click here to read the full story Tags News Publications Advocacy Youth Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/uac-and-pccy-hold-meeting-and-press-conference-announce-launch-3rd-grade-reading-level-campaign (2016-02-11)
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  • UAC Program Partner YOACAP Teen Shares Success Story | Urban Affairs Coalition
    more respectful With the help of YOACAP his school and foster family Kyle began to do better in school and attained a 3 7 grade point average Kyle also became a star member of YOACAP s Freedom Readers Book Club and Chess Club Kyle is now headed to a four year college Kyle s story is an example of the hard work and commitment that YOACAP has to its students YOACAP helps youth address issues such as peer pressure teen pregnancy violence drug use in addition to providing workshops focused on academic support and leadership skills Eighty five percent of YOACAP s participating youth go on to attend college With funding greatly decreasing for school and youth programs it is important to continue to support programs that are helping Philadelphia s youth UAC is a proud supporter of grassroots organizations that are driving change in the community YOACAP asks that you partner with them and help keep their services available and thriving for the youth Any amount would truly benefit this organization To help support YOACAP or send a donation please click here Tags News Publications Youth Youth Development Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/uac-program-partner-yoacap-teen-shares-success-story (2016-02-11)
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  • Philadelphia Home Buy Now Program Featured in Philadelphia Department of Commerce | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Buy Now Program The Home Buy Now Program recently provided a grant to its 100 th homeowner Melissa Kim Director of Economic Development at the Village of Arts and Humanities Kim was given a matching grant of 2 000 from her employer in order to purchase her home UAC manages the Philadelphia Home Buy Now program which has provided over 387 000 in matching grants to 117 employees of 23 participating employers The Home Buy Now Program has leveraged over 25 million in home sales in the City of Philadelphia Sixty percent of the grants have gone to low to moderate income households providing them with an opportunity at home ownership The program serves to attract and retain quality employees reduce staff turnover and enhance the employer s community development efforts Tags News Publications Housing 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

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/philadelphia-home-buy-now-program-featured-philadelphia-department-commerce (2016-02-11)
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  • UAC Partners with Wells Fargo for CityLift Program | Urban Affairs Coalition
    program which will provide local initiatives to help homeowners achieve successful and sustainable homeownership The CityLift program will provide residents with opportunities to own a home and also provide them with important resources and knowledge about homeownership The program is an effort to help strengthen Philadelphia neighborhoods and provide quality and affordable housing Tags News Publications Housing Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/uac-partners-wells-fargo-citylift-program (2016-02-11)
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  • UAC's 44th Anniversary Breakfast | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Bowers Ernest Jones and now Sharmain Matlock Turner had the winning formula to bring about communities families as well as individuals the wherewithal to grow prosper and pursuit life liberty and happiness I became involved in 1976 with the Philadelphia Urban Coalition through Ms Bertha Brown Founder and Executive Director of Our Neighbors Civic Association Inc The things that we did our accomplishments our service delivery our advocacy and community political organizing etc were the ingredients I felt to making this world what God intended it to be What a wake up call Nonetheless the struggle continues said Tyrone Reed Scoop USA The Anniversay Breakfast was a huge success with over 800 attendees The Coalition remembered and paused for a moment of silence for the late Augusta Clark E Steven Collins Dr Walter P Lomax Jr Edward A Schwartz and Rev Henry T Wells Their legacies for serving and caring for people will continue to endure for all times UAC s honorees included Patricia A Coulter recipient of the 2013 Community Leadership Award the Honorable Nelson A Diaz recipient of the 2013 Living Legacy Award and Michael A Rashid recipient of the 2013 Doer Award Mr Rashid stated that President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act in 2010 so that 40 million uninsured citizens can have health insurance and access to healthcare He expressed the need for all of us to get behind this Bill that was passed by the legislature and upheld by the Supreme Court Each of this year s recipients bring excellent service in serving our communities Ms Matlock Turner thanks for keeping alive and well a great tool and much needed means for human community achievement enhancement and advancement Mr Reed added The Coalition will continue to ensure that there are opportunities for growth and development

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/uacs-44th-anniversary-breakfast (2016-02-11)
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  • Somerset Community Services Celebrates First Year With UAC | Urban Affairs Coalition
    referred from the City of Philadelphia s Office of Supportive Housing We want to present CFH to the public in such a way that people understand the work that we do and can regonize our community as a valued resource said newly appointed Executive Director Robin Ingram Ingram has over 30 years of experience working with populations most in need Along with CFH s new web address the organization also has a new social media presence with a new Twitter and upcoming Facebook page CFH plans to engage the public on issues related to chronic homelessness We want to make sure that our website tells the stories about people we serve and also communicate our role as a change agent for those in need said Ingram CFH has also developed a unique service delivery model to assure that CFH community members get a customized packaging of support services tailored by need The organization plans to grow as a key resource for men in Philadelphia For more information please visit www cfhphila org and follow CFH on Twitter CFHPhila Tags News Publications Equitable and Sustainable Housing Subscribe to our Newsletter About Us History UAC Impacts President s Corner President s Bio

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news/somerset-community-services-celebrates-first-year-uac (2016-02-11)
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  • News & Publications | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Digital Internet Literacy Training August 26 2013 UAC is accepting proposals for Digital Internet Literacy Training More information can be found here UAC is in need of such services to provide maximum benefit for the residents of Save Money on Your Real Estate Taxes August 20 2013 Own your home and live in it Then apply for the Homestead Exemption to save money on your real estate taxes The Homestead Exemption offers Real Estate savings to all Philadelphia homeowners A Special Message from UAC President 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom August 19 2013 Greetings Coalition Family and Friends On Saturday August 24th and on Wednesday August 28th thousands of Americans will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs Financial Voices Radio Show August 15 2013 Millions in the Morning That s what you get when you tune in to Financial Voices on WURD Radio 900 AM FINANCIAL VOICES AIRS 9AM 10AM THIS THURSDAY August 15 2013 Financial Voices Radio Show August 8 2013 Millions in the Morning That s what you get when you tune in toFinancial Voices on WURD Radio 900 AM FINANCIAL VOICES AIRS 9AM 10AM THIS THURSDAY August 8 2013 Topic first previous 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 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 state funding for summer

    Original URL path: http://www.uac.org/news?page=15 (2016-02-11)
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