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Record number of schools participating in Urban Alliance Chicago’s 2017-18 High School Internship Program

CHICAGO, IL. – Urban Alliance Chicago is launching its 2017-18 High School Internship Program for underserved youth today with a record number of…

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6-year study finds positive impact of Urban Alliance program on college attendance, skill retention among underserved youth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An independent, six-year, randomized controlled trial measuring Urban Alliance’s long-term impact on underserved youth who…

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Urban Alliance successfully concludes first year of Fairfax County pilot program for high school juniors

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Urban Alliance’s pilot program to provide year-long job-skills training for Fairfax County juniors from underserved communities…

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NoVA Executive Director pens op-ed in Alexandria Gazette Packet

Our Northern Virginia Executive Director Alessandra Colia penned an op-ed in this week’s edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet. 

Here’s what…

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D.C. Schools Chancellor helps Urban Alliance D.C. conclude 2016-17 internship program for underserved youth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over 100 recent graduates from D.C. public and charter schools who participated in Urban Alliance D.C.’s 2016-17 high school…

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A DeVry University Success Story - "People are always here to help me."

Like many young people, Stephon Walker approached his senior year of high school with a mix of excitement and uncertainty. For him, graduation would…

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Disruption-Proof Technology Event With Partner Airbnb

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Joint Letter – LAYC, Urban Alliance, Higher Achievement Uncertainty, Urgency, and Unending Love.

One week after the Presidential election, our three organizations are grappling with what the results mean for our young people and their families.…

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Urban Alliance Featured At The White House

On Monday, October 17th, Urban Alliance participated in the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Alliance “What Works Showcase” hosted by the White House. UA was…

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A Woman Who Means Business

In the fall of 2016, The Washington Business Journal honored Eshauna Smith, CEO of Urban Alliance as part of this year’s Women Who Mean Business…

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