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Urban Alliance Teacher Institute

Social and Emotional Skills
Research shows that having strong social and emotional, or soft, skills leads to greater success both academically and…

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Urban Alliance awarded $400,000 Weinberg Foundation grant to provide internships, skills training to underserved Baltimore and Chicago youth

BALTIMORE, MD – Urban Alliance, a national youth workforce development organization, was awarded a two-year, $400,000 grant by The Harry and…

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Obama Youth Jobs Corps

“Part of the goal of this program is to expose you to what’s possible…Everybody here has already shown extraordinary talent and initiative. All of you all are focused in a way that I can’t say I necessarily was when I was your age. So you guys are already ahead of the game…Part of what we want you guys to all feel is the confidence to know that none of this stuff is beyond your capacities. We want you to feel that in your gut, that there is nothing you can’t figure out. And so if this program helped anything, it is for you guys to figure out that.” – President Barack Obama

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