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UA Northern Virginia holds fifth annual Public Speaking Challenge

It’s the beginning of the end for Urban Alliance’s 2017-18 program year – our first Public Speaking Challenge (PSC) of the year.

74 recent high…

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Welcoming our new Washington, D.C. Executive Director

A note from Urban Alliance CEO Eshauna Smith about the appointment of a new Washington, D.C. Executive Director:
L-R: Nathaniel Cole, Monique Rizer,…

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Gearing up for a busy summer

As we head into the summer, Urban Alliance (UA) is keeping busy across all of our regions. Summer is always an exciting time for interns as they…

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New Medium post by Eshauna Smith: 'Help us increase economic opportunity for Chicago youth'

Urban Alliance CEO Eshauna Smith published a new blog post on Medium about how Bank of America and Hyatt are helping to increase access to economic…

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Kaiser Permanente to sponsor 15 VA interns this summer

Kaiser Permanente, one of the country’s leading health care providers and an Urban Alliance job partner for our Economic Club of Washington, D.C.…

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UA reached a new record during Spring2ACTion 2018

For the past six years, Urban Alliance has participated in Spring2ACTion – ACT for Alexandria’s 24-hour, online fundraising day supporting nonprofits…

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Meyer Foundation plugs UA investment in Washington Monthly

Our partner, the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, wrote about the impact of their investment in Urban Alliance’s High School Internship Program…

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Eshauna Smith's article in Nonprofit Quarterly

We learned a lot during our six-year RCT study released this summer. Our CEO Eshauna Smith shared some advice and lessons learned in Nonprofit…

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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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Astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz shouts out UA in Space.com interview

UA champion and astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz shared why she supports Urban Alliance in an interview with Space.com:

“My interaction with Urban…

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