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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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2014-15 Program Year in Review

Urban Alliance released its Program Year-in-Review Report, the third in a series of performance and evaluation reports for the 2014-15 program year. This report provides a high-level summary of interns’ successes throughout the year and details the strength and enthusiasm of our corporate partners.

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Alexandria Renew

“If you are on company or nonprofit boards, if you work for an organization that doesn’t have Urban Alliance interns, please talk up this amazing and impactful intern program or ask your organization to provide internships or resources to Urban Alliance.”

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Eshauna Smith Selected to Give TEDTalk

Urban Alliance’s CEO, Eshauna Smith, has been invited to give a talk at the first annual TEDxPennsylvaniaAvenue event.

The theme of this event…

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Artemis Real Estate Partners

“Change starts one person at a time. It is our responsibility as business leaders to be an asset in the communities where we live and work. We partner with organizations like Urban Alliance to provide exposure, training and mentoring opportunities to talented students traditionally under-represented in the real estate industry.”

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