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Summer 2018 Highlights

The end of summer is a bittersweet time for Urban Alliance: we face the difficult task of bidding farewell to another class of interns, but we also…

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Urban Alliance D.C. concludes the program year with UA's final Public Speaking Challenge of 2018

Around 100 recent high school graduates from Washington, D.C. shared what they’ve learned and how they’ve grown as participants in Urban Alliance’s…

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Building a Stronger Chicago Talent Pipeline

“How do we build a steady and diverse pipeline of talent while also keeping young people on a path to success?”

That was the question Urban…

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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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