Today is World Humanitarian Day, a day to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was designated by the General Assembly to coincide with 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 »
If you think stopping sexual assault isn’t on you, President Obama’s “It’s On Us” initiative urges you to think again. Last week Obama, Vice President Biden, celebrities, and Americans across the country … Read entire article »
Over a month ago, terrorists from the militant group Boko Horam kidnapped more than 200 girls from a Nigerian school. In the last weeks, people around the world, including the U.S. and … Read entire article »
Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace. If, however, they are left on society’s margins, all of … Read entire article »
Last year, nearly 5,000 people participated in the first Broccoli City Festival in DC, which featured a pop up marketplace featuring cool and diverse vendors, group yoga and fitness instruction, on-site acupuncture, … Read entire article »
Later this month (Jan. 22-25), business, political, academic and other leaders of the global society will gather in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, The Reshaping of the World: … Read entire article »
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