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Congratulations to our Inaugural Urban Alliance Fellows

This year, Urban Alliance launched a new fellowship program for regional direct service staff to gain professional development and contribute to the…

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Life's most persistent and urgent question

A reflection from UA CEO Eshauna Smith on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:
Dear Friends,
It is all too easy for the turmoil and fear in our country…

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Evaluation and Learning at Urban Alliance 

Urban Alliance is proud to be a continuous learning organization, dedicated to constantly refining and fine-tuning our processes to deliver…

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Update from Urban Alliance Board Chair Mary Zients

Dear Friends,

As we look toward the start of a new year, we are also looking toward the start of a new chapter at Urban Alliance. Our wonderful…

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Class of 2020 Students Offered Continued Employment By Internship Sites

Though Urban Alliance interns are in high school when they begin working, their talent, creativity, and drive make an impression employers – so…

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Urban Alliance Awarded $1 Million, 4-Year Grant By New Profit

New Profit announced that Urban Alliance is one of four organizations led by breakthrough social entrepreneurs to be awarded $1 million over the next…

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Still Smiling

Dear Friends,

I am still smiling – and maybe wiping away a tear or two! – thinking about this week’s celebration of our phenomenal Urban…

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Black Lives Matter. Black Dreams Matter.

A message from our CEO, Eshauna Smith:

George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. There are so many names now – too many to list here –…

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Celebrating the Class of 2020

This weekend the country came together to celebrate the Class of 2020, who are marking the major milestone of high school graduation in a very…

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Youth

Dear Friends,

We hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy during this outbreak.

At Urban Alliance, we are on week six of taking our…

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