Photos: The Urban Affairs Coalition Breakfast and Award Winners
45 years, the Urban Affairs Coalition has worked tirelessly to improve
the quality of life in the region, build wealth in urban communities,
and solve emerging issues. Our network of 55 + partner organizations and
programs serve more than 150,000 children, youth and adults annually,
addressing critical issues in our communities including — digital
literacy, summer youth employment, free tax services, small business
financing, anti-predatory home improvement loans, special needs housing,
economic inclusion, HIV/AIDS prevention and so much more. Last Friday they held their annual breakfast in the Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt at the Bellevue.
by Governor Edward G. Rendell, this award honors an individual who has
made the communities of Philadelphia a better place to live, work and
Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro
Partner, Dilworth Paxson LLP
Former President & CEO, AmeriHealth Caritas
receives the “Living Legacy” Award.
Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer and Community
Leadership Award Recipient Judge Renée Cardwell Hughes (CEO, American Red Cross
by Ernest E. Jones, this award honors a community organization and its
leader for contributing to the quality of life in the region.
Happy Thanksgiving. I’ll be covering the 6ABC Thanksgiving Day Parade via my instagram at PhillyChitChat and on Twitter: @Iphillychitchat
Be safe, go EAGLES and enjoy your nap after dinner.