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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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Joint Letter – LAYC, Urban Alliance, Higher Achievement Uncertainty, Urgency, and Unending Love.

One week after the Presidential election, our three organizations are grappling with what the results mean for our young people and their families.…

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Urban Alliance Featured At The White House

On Monday, October 17th, Urban Alliance participated in the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Alliance “What Works Showcase” hosted by the White House. UA was…

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A Woman Who Means Business

In the fall of 2016, The Washington Business Journal honored Eshauna Smith, CEO of Urban Alliance as part of this year’s Women Who Mean Business…

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AT&T Highlights Partnership with Urban Alliance

AT&T released a press release on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 highlighting its partnership with Urban Alliance. Through its Aspire initiative,…

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DCPS Chancellor Visits Urban Alliance Office

DC Public Schools Chancellor, Kaya Henderson, met with Urban Alliance staff and alumni on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Urban Alliance headquarters in Washington, DC. Five DC program alumni participated in a panel discussion about the impact an Urban Alliance internship had on their education and career readiness.

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