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 »
Since 1950, children, families, and organizations have used Halloween as an opportunity to raise funds for children who need much more than candy. This year’s spokesperson, Zendaya, has been asking kids in … Read entire article »
Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are among celebrities who have stepped up and donated to the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. Earlier this week, Zuckerberg and his wife, … Read entire article »