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 »
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Want to know how the #IceBucketChallenge movement began?
It all started with one man with ALS — Pete Frates.
Post by Nick Ryan DeWitt.
To learn more about the challenge and The ALS Association, … Read entire article »