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Onward with Urban Alliance

A note from our CEO, Elizabeth Lindsey, reflecting on 2021: 

As we close out another year that surprised and delighted and confounded us, one…

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Building on Lessons Learned from Urban Alliance's Chicago Teacher Training Institute

Urban Alliance has been a key workforce development partner for Baltimore City Public Schools for over 13 years – providing internships, skills…

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Obama Youth Jobs Corps: Spotlight on Junior Year

In 2018, Urban Alliance and the Obama Foundation joined forces to launch the Obama Youth Jobs Corps (OYJC) to increase access to economic opportunity…

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New Greater DC Partner Bozzuto Spotlights and Hires on UA Intern

An intern in our inaugural Property Management Pathway cohort, UA Greater DC’s Cameron Cary did a stellar job during his internship with Bozzuto…

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Clark Construction Blog: Q&A with Urban Alliance interns, Leslie Hernandez and Therry Buhdeng - Wrapping up six months of hands-on learning at Metropolitan Park

Our long-time partner Clark Construction Group has been working to provide hands-on learning experiences to our students since 2006. This…

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Cheering on the 2021 Urban Alliance Interns of the Year

Today is the Urban Alliance Class of 2021’s last day of work. Instead of hugs and high fives, most of our interns will be closing out the year by…

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Celebrating our 2021 Mentors of the Year

This month, Urban Alliance celebrated the Class of 2021, their mentors, and our community partners with end-of-year ceremonies in all our regions:…

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A Community-Minded Partnership: Northern Trust and Urban Alliance

Since 2013, Northern Trust has been a key partner for Urban Alliance in Chicago. For eight years, they have opened the door to their downtown…

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From Students to Staff: How Two Alumni Give Back

When Urban Alliance students graduate, they’re never really leaving the program. The door is always open for whatever support or guidance is needed.…

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New CEO Elizabeth Lindsey's First Letter to the UA Community

Monday, April 12 was my first day as CEO of Urban Alliance, the pinnacle of my career so far. Within my first week, we grieved the loss of two more…

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