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2024 UAct Micro-Grant Awards

2024-05-09T14:44:40-05:00March 12th, 2024|

The Urban Action Network was proud to award two micro grants in 2024 - one to the Pioneer Park Homeowner's Association and another to the Ernie Bankhead Neighborhood Association. With [...]

Heat & Serve Dinners Holiday Distribution

2023-11-07T14:01:14-06:00November 7th, 2023|

Supported and participated in a Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner distribution complete heat & serve Thanksgiving Day Meals for 50 families in partnership with Ald. Shawn Gregory and Magro’s Meat & Produce.  [...]

Restore the Core

2023-11-02T10:20:16-05:00November 2nd, 2023|

RESTORE THE CORE micro-grants will be awarded to qualifying groups seeking neighborhood/community improvement. Applicants must be invited by UAct to apply. Initially, UAct [...]

Aaron Pinkston-El

2023-10-30T16:20:40-05:00October 30th, 2023|

Aaron has been an activist in Springfield for many years. He is known for bringing a positive attitude and a touch of humor to his wise mentorship of others. Aaron [...]

Sam Johnson

2023-10-30T16:20:57-05:00October 30th, 2023|

UAct President Sheila Stocks-Smith met Sam Johnson after a forum for the Springfield Mayor’s race in 2015 and they have worked together ever since. Sam was not the typical Springfield [...]

Ashley Stapleton

2023-10-30T16:21:18-05:00October 30th, 2023|

Ashley was a regular member of the REAP community solutions engagement sessions and has been active ever since. She generously volunteers of her limited time and often brings her daughter [...]

Deandre Neal

2023-10-30T16:21:41-05:00October 30th, 2023|

DeAndre Neal simply won’t take no for an answer. He is an amazing networker who continually pushes his agenda – helping youth and young adults avoid the negative choices that [...]

Donna Lomelino

2023-10-30T16:22:07-05:00October 30th, 2023|

Donna Lomelino is a remarkable person. She has endured severe trauma in her life which ended in tragic consequences. But Donna draws from an amazing inner strength and has dedicated [...]

Food Certificate Giveaway

2024-05-09T12:24:02-05:00October 11th, 2023|

Violent storms ripped through Springfield, IL on June 29, 2023 leaving widespread damage and power outages. On Friday morning, UAct began working with Ward 2 Alderman Shawn Gregory to [...]