Urban Affairs Coalition sets annual networking event

The Urban Affairs Coalition’s “Philadelphia’s Premier Networking Event” is back, and better than ever!

On Friday, November 18, 2022, UAC will celebrate its 53rd Anniversary at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Connecting decision makers in business, government and grassroots communities, this year’s breakfast is focused on Empowering Doers & Dreamers. UAC’s Home for Doers and Dreamers has been working hard to improve the quality of life serving generations, and we’re just getting started.

As UAC gears up to celebrate our 53rd anniversary breakfast, we are pleased to unveil the honorees who will be recognized at this year’s event. These honorees are Doers and Dreamers in the community, who empower through their dedication, service, and accomplishments, leaving an undeniable stamp on our region. The 53rd anniversary honorees are:

The “Doer” Award
Awarded to leaders who are true “Doers”, making things happen and creating an opportunity for all.
Presented to: Ryan N. Boyer, Business Manager for the Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council

Living Legacy Award
Awarded to visionary leaders who have shown a life-time of exceptional commitment 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.
Presented to: Susan Jacobson, President of Jacobson Strategic Communications

Community Leadership Award
Recognizes individuals whose exceptional contributions make Philadelphia’s communities a better place to live, work and play.
Presented to: Kelly Woodland, Managing Director, Leadership Equity of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern NJ

Founders' Award
Recognizes UAC partners who have rendered distinguished, long-term service to the Coalition.
Presented to: UGI Corporation – UGI was a founding member of the Coalition and has been a key supporter since the organization’s founding in 1969.
Join us on November 18th in driving change in our region and in lighting the path for Doers and Dreamers to change the world!

Sponsorships and tickets are available here.