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Virginia Hospital Center

“The Urban Alliance interns were well prepared and quick learners. The training they received allowed them to perform quality work with very little intervention. Before we knew it, they were able to take on more tasks and work more independently, which is not always the case with High School interns.”

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DigitasLBi

However, it quickly realized that partnering with Urban Alliance also fostered an internal culture of inclusion, and helped DigitasLBi hire a diverse workforce that brought in new, fresh perspectives allowing them to better serve their clients.

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Bloomberg BNA

“Partnering with Urban Alliance is a great opportunity to mentor and guide students as they think about their future while providing Bloomberg BNA the ability to be active in the local community.”

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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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Youth Spotlight: Assima Egbame

Assima Egbame participated in the Urban Alliance High School Internship Program as a senior at Coolidge Senior High School.  From the very beginning…

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