49th Anniversary Breakfast

Friday, November 16, 2018
7:45AM - 9:30AM
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Event Description
This year, the Urban Affairs Coalition celebrates its 49th Anniversary Breakfast. This is Philadelphia's Premier Networking Event bringing together over 900 leaders in business, government and community to celebrate the Coalition's collective impact throughout the region.

For 49 years, the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) has worked hard to improve the quality of life in the region, build wealth in urban communities, and solve emerging issues. We have championed the benefits of community connectivity through the Power of Coalition, knowing we can do more together. Over the last year, we have grown to serve over 70 partners and projects, with $36M under management, through convening, connecting, advocacy, and fiscal sponsorship. Our partner organizations and programs continue to serve more than 150,000 children, youth and adults annually; addressing critical issues including -- digital literacy, summer youth employment, small business financing, special needs housing, financial literacy, the opioid crisis, economic inclusion, health, HIV/AIDS prevention and so much more. 

The “Doer” Award Receipient

Dr. Keith Leaphart
Physician, Entrepreneur, Philanthropic Leader

The Doer Award is presented to a leader who has made Philadelphia a better place to live, work, and play. This award was created in honor of Former Governor Edward G. Rendell and is presented to a true “Doer”, making things happen and creating opportunity for all. Dr. Keith Leaphart has passionately dedicated more than 15 years to social service through his achievements as a physician, entrepreneur and philanthropic leader.

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Living Legacy Award Receipient

JoAnne Epps
Executive Vice President & Provost
Temple University

The Living Legacy Award was created in honor of Congressman Dwight Evans and is presented to a leader who is committed to fostering the Coalition’s goal of improving life chances for youth and young adults; building wealth in urban communities; and strengthening the nonprofit sector. For more than three decades, Epps has served Temple as an innovative leader and distinguished educator. However, Epps’ professional leadership and impact extend beyond her role at Temple. JoAnne is a highly respected community leader and champion for women and minorities in the legal profession and beyond.

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Community Leadership Award Receipient

Dr. Marisa Guerin
Community Advocate

The Community Leadership Award was created in honor of Ernest Jones, UAC’s former Executive Director, to recognize an individual who has dedicated their career to building stronger communities. Dr. Guerin is a former UAC Board Member and highly regarded consultant who has worked with the executives and leadership teams many client organizations: corporations, family businesses, non-profits and religious organizations. She has addressed issues of planning, strategy, leadership effectiveness and organizational performance. In her retirement, Dr. Guerin currently contributes volunteer services as an educator of leaders and professionals. 

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Ticket Information
Individual Tickets
Sale Ends: Nov 15, 2018 12:00 PM EST
Reserved seating at Urban Affairs Coalition 49th Anniversary Breakfast.
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Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
Urban Affairs Coalition

The Urban Affairs Coalition unites government, business, neighborhoods, and individual initiative to improve the quality of life in the region, build wealth in urban communities, and solve emerging issues. Our network of 70+ partner organizations and programs reaches more than 150,000 children, youth, and adults. We work in the areas of positive youth development, adult education and job training, health-related services, economic education, housing support, advocacy, and economic inclusion.

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1207 Chestnut Street
Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
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