Celebrate the Accomplishments of the Urban Affairs Coalition

The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) will celebrate its 49th anniversary breakfast from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m., November 16, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Philadelphia's premier networking event brings together more than 900 leaders in business, government and community to celebrate the Coalition's collective impact throughout the region.

Dr. Keith Leaphart, physician, entrepreneur and philanthropic leader, will receive the “Doer” ward. JoAnne Epps, executive vice president and provost of Temple University, will receive the Living Legacy award. Community Activist Dr. Marisa Guerin will receive the Community Leadership award.

Over the last year, UAC has grown to serve more than 70 partners and projects, with $36 million under management through convening, connecting, advocacy and fiscal sponsorship. Partner organizations and programs continue to serve more than 150,000 children, youth and adults annually by addressing critical issues that include digital literacy, summer youth employment, small business financing, special-needs housing, financial literacy, the opioid crisis, economic inclusion, health, HIV/AIDS prevention and more.

Admission is $125. Location: 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia. For tickets and more information, visit uac.org.

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