News & Publications

We are pleased to bring you the latest news and information about the work that the Urban Affairs Coalition is doing in the community.

For further media information and/or questions, please contact: Brandon Johnson by phone at 215-851-1931 or by email at bjohnson2@uac.org.

News

October 20, 2017
 On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, Independence will host Partnerships with Purpose, a conference exploring the power of collaboration to drive positive community impact. The agenda includes...
October 19, 2017
Dear Friends, The Core Team working on the Amazon HQ2 project have successfully completed our RFP response and Philadelphia’s HQ2 proposal has been submitted. The support and collaboration of our...
October 16, 2017
The Urban Affairs Coalition is excited to honor Mr. Kenneth C. Frazier at our 48th Anniversary Breakfast on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 7:45am – 9:30am at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Ken,...
September 29, 2017
Dear Readers, Our mission at the Urban Affairs Coalition is to improve the quality of life and build wealth in urban communities. We do this through major initiatives like Philadelphia Pre-K,...
August 18, 2017
UAC's Arun Prabhakaran reflects on his trip, and unexpected lessons learned, after Charlottesville: "Last week my family and I made a powerful journey, our Civil Rights Pilgrimage, from Montgomery...
July 28, 2017
Congratulations to Vincent Gumbs Jr., Project Manger at UAC Economic Development Project (EDP), on his nomination into the 2018 Philadelphia Keepers. Vince has been with the Urban Affairs Coalition (...
July 25, 2017
UAC Community & Economic Development's (CED) Impact Development Roundtable hosted its third meeting at Saul Ewing LLC on Tuesday, July 25. Over 50 individuals attended the event, representing...
July 3, 2017
 For a little over a year, the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) has been the home to the recently created World Communication Education Fund (“Fund’). This Fund was endowed through a generous $8.4...
March 17, 2017
PHLpreK is one of the signature initiatives of Mayor Jim Kenney. UAC is proud to partner with the Mayor’s Office of Education and PHMC on this landmark effort. We are excited to introduce Luanda...
January 19, 2017
Join us on Saturday, January 28th from 9:30am – 12:30pm for “Pathways to Careers in Construction” being held at 801 Market Street (The Gallery Mall Renovation Site, entrance on Market Street). Come...

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