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InternStories June 27, 2022 Intern Perspectives: The Importance of a High School Internship By Ifra Syed  As a senior at Paint Branch High School, I have learned many valuable things about life. As an intern at Urban Alliance (UA), I gain... Read More
InternStories June 27, 2022 Intern Perspectives: Why Rising Seniors Should Intern at Urban Alliance by Annelle Diane Tsafack Tigoumo, Staff Writer March 17, 2022 I am a senior at Springbrook High School, and I moved to America from Cameroon when... Read More
Post June 24, 2022 Time to Double-Down Our Mental Health Investment in Young People By Elizabeth Lindsey, CEO, Urban Alliance  The last two weeks of May were heartbreaking. Innocent lives lost at the hands of violent individuals d... Read More
News June 22, 2022 WorkingNation Overheard: Elizabeth Lindsey on work-based learning for high school seniors Having access to a network is crucial for young people to gain economic mobility, according to Elizabeth Lindsey, CEO, Urban Allian... Read More
Press June 17, 2022 Urban Alliance Chicago’s Obama Youth Jobs Corps Celebrates their Fifth Year of Partnership with Students, Mentors, Partners Chicago, IL, June 17, 2022 -- Urban Alliance, a national nonprofit that connects high school students to equitable inclusive careers through paid e... Read More
Uncategorized May 5, 2022 Urban Alliance Celebrates its Second Class of Teacher Training Fellows Urban Alliance’s Teacher Institute Program equips Chicago Public School educators with resources to help them facilitate Urban Alliance’s workforce... Read More
PostStories April 20, 2022 Q&A with Lesly Amaya, Urban Alliance Northern Virginia Alum During Lesly Amaya\'s junior year at Justice High School, she was at the crossroads of deciding where to apply for a first job. After an insightful... Read More
News March 29, 2022 Chicago Program Hopes to Interest Youth in Real Estate as a Career Before College High school senior Lilian Rosales plans to go to work in the real estate industry. She is currently an intern at the residential tower 73 East Lake... Read More
Press February 11, 2022 Independent Sector: Urban Alliance Empowers Youth to Aspire, Work, and Succeed By Lawrence Abbey, Independent Sector Published: February 10, 2022 Urban Alliance, launched in 1996, is building a diverse next-generation workfo... Read More