Press Releases

October 16, 2014
The READ! by 4th Campaign announced on October 15, 2014 that Eagles Youth Partnership and Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin will serve as a leading voice for the Campaign's efforts to boost the number...
October 16, 2014
PHILADELPHIA, PA -- On Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Wells Fargo Bank, the Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee of the Urban Affairs Coalition released a report identifying the impacts...
April 30, 2014
  Queer Latino Organization GALAEI Raising Funds for "Outlet" Program For immediate release Contact: Elicia Gonzales 215-851-1822 elicia@galaei.org Philadelphia, PA -- April 30, 2014--The...
April 10, 2014
Urban Affairs Coalition Hosts Capacity Building Workshop for Nonprofits -- Coalition U: Storytelling    For immediate release Contact: Felicia Harris fharris@uac.org  215...
February 27, 2014
UAC Program Partner GALAEI Hosts Fundraiser at Chipotle Mexican Grill   For immediate release Contact: Elicia Gonzales 215-851-1822 elicia@galaei.org Philadelphia, PA -- February 27,...
February 17, 2014
Urban Affairs Coalition Announces Successful Completion of KEYSPOT Project For immediate release Contact: Kate Rivera krivera@uac.org 215-851-1779    Philadelphia, PA -- February...
January 27, 2014
 For immediate release Contact: Felicia Harrisfharris@uac.org 215-851-1701   The Urban Affairs Coalition Launches Coalition UPhiladelphia, PA- The Urban Affairs...
July 24, 2013
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May 20, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECAMPAIGN FOR WORKING FAMILIES ANNOUNCES RECORD-BREAK RESULTS OF FREE INCOME TAX FILINGSPhiladelphia, PA, May 20 - The Campaign for Working Families (CWF) announced last week the...
May 6, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAN CLUBS LAUNCH IN GERMANTOWN: PROVIDE FINANCIAL EDUCATION AND PEER SUPPORT PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 29 – With support from Citibank, the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) is...
April 25, 2013
Contact: Robin Robinowitz Urban Affairs Coalition 267-973-1064 rrobinowitz@uac.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Don't Be a Victim! Learn How to Repair Your Home the Right Way  Philadelphia, PA,...
April 10, 2013
Contact:Kate RiveraBTOP Program ManagerUrban Affairs Coalitionkrivera@uac.org ISSUE DATE: April 10, 2013Request for ProposalInternal Audit Consulting for Federal Stimulus GrantProposals will be...
April 3, 2013
Media Contact: Robin Robinowitz Urban Affairs Coalition 267-973-1064 rrobinowitz@uac.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URBAN AFFAIRS COALITION CELEBRATES FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH  Philadelphia, PA...
February 22, 2013
Contact:Robin RobinowitzUrban Affairs Coalition267-973-1064rrobinowitz@uac.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 22, 2013HELPING WORKING PHILADELPHIANS BUY HOMESThe Philadelphia Home Buy Now...
January 25, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, January 25, 2013 –The Campaign for Working Families, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ), the City of Philadelphia and the Urban Affairs Coalition...
October 17, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, PA—The Urban Affairs Coalition, a nonprofit dedicated to building wealth in urban areas, announced today the honorees for three prestigious awards which will be given at the 43rd...
June 6, 2012
Executive Director Leslie Benoliel to Participate in Small Business Working Group; Will Join 1,000 Fellow Participants in Working Towards Finding Solutions that Promote Economic Recovery in the U.S....
May 15, 2012
Attention all financial educators and organizations that promote financial stability, the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) will present a workshop and brown bag lunch on ROSCA Lending Circles, the...
May 14, 2012
(PHILADELPHIA May 11, 2012) - Teenshop, a nonprofit that empowers teen girls to become leaders in their communities, will hold its 2nd Annual Shoes for Life event on Saturday, May 19th. It will...
February 27, 2012
UAC's organization leaders have long been engaged in addressing the challenges and opportunities affecting their communities. Many are African-American men who not only serve as leaders, but also...
February 10, 2012
Local CDFI to Help Spur Job Creation in the USFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(Philadelphia, PA) February 10, 2012 – Entrepreneur Works, a local community lender, announced today that it has received a capital...
January 13, 2012
According to a new Stanford University Study, the portion of American families living in middle-income neighborhoods has declined significantly since the 1970s, resulting in rising income inequities...
January 10, 2012
The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC), a nonprofit fiscal sponsor dedicated to building wealth in urban areas, is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors.“We...
November 21, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, PA—Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC, an SEC-registered, fee-only investment advisory and wealth management firm, is pleased to announce that its founder and CEO, Grant Rawdin, has...
November 17, 2011
When:  Monday, November 21, 2011, 9:00 amWhere:  ShopRite of Oregon Avenue (parking lot*), 24th and Oregon Ave, Philadelphia, PA (215) 336-7300, *Event will be in the...