“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Each year on Martin Luther King Day, Americans come together to answer Dr. King’s question … Read entire article »
The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and the Ad Council have joined with Paramount Pictures to launch a series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring footage from the recently released film, SELMA … Read entire article »
A brutal attack on a school in Pakistan has left more than 140 children and teachers dead. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this act of violence.
Malala Yousafzai … Read entire article »
“When I think about a life of greatness, I think about a life of service.”
And that’s exactly why former NFL player Jason Brown walked away from a multi-million dollar football contract to … Read entire article »
Today is Black Friday and the holiday season is officially open. That means a few things: today (for those who didn’t get an early start yesterday), holiday shoppers are engaged in the … Read entire article »
This Friday, 1000 community leaders and decision-makers in Philadelphia’s business, government, and grassroots communities, including Pennsylvania Governor-Elect, Tom Wolf, will join the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) at the UAC’s sold-out 45th Anniversary … Read entire article »
Join Philadelphia’s Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) tonight for a live Twitter chat to discuss our civic responsibility to help each other, and how the UAC is driving change in Philadelphia and beyond from the ground up.
Time: 8-9pm EST
The theme of tonight’s chat is “Don’t Kick the Can” and is moderated by UAC’s CEO, Sharmain Matlock-Turner. During the discussion, Sharmain will talk about the work UAC undertakes to drive change from the ground up and how citizens have a civic responsibility to help each other. She will … Read entire article »
An estimated 850,000 people are expected to turn out on the National Mall in Washington D.C. tomorrow for HBO’s Concert for Valor, a salute to America’s veterans. The concert is a “first-of-its … Read entire article »
Nineteen-year-old Lauren Hill suffers from an inoperable brain tumor with just months to live, but that didn’t stop her from fulfilling her dream — to step foot on a college basketball court.
Lauren … Read entire article »
Are you a fan of NBC’s The Voice? If so, you probably remember Team Adam’s own Christina Grimmie from Season 6. Grimmie came in third place on the show, after which, she … Read entire article »