Press Releases

Urban Alliance, Martha’s Table team up to increase economic opportunity for southeast D.C. youth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today two organizations with deep ties to southeast Washington, D.C. – Urban Alliance and Martha’s Table – joined forces to…

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Urban Alliance names Monique Rizer as Washington, D.C. Executive Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Urban Alliance, a national youth development nonprofit, today announced the selection of Monique Rizer as Executive Director of…

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Obama Foundation and Urban Alliance Launch Obama Youth Jobs Corps

New program will provide workforce readiness training to 10th and 11th grade students on Chicago’s South Side, preparing them for future employment…

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Urban Alliance statement on D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Eshauna Smith, CEO of Urban Alliance, a national youth development nonprofit, today responded to the White House FY2019 budget…

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Urban Alliance releases 8 youth employment recommendations for more community investment in youth workforce development

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Urban Alliance, a national youth development nonprofit, today released a white paper laying out eight youth employment…

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Urban Alliance expands High School Internship Program for underserved youth to Montgomery County, MD

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Urban Alliance, a national youth development nonprofit, is expanding its flagship High School Internship Program in the greater…

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Urban Alliance awarded $160,000 Citi Foundation/Prosperity Now grant to prepare underserved youth for economic success in Chicago, Baltimore

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Citi Foundation, in partnership with Prosperity Now, awarded youth workforce development nonprofit Urban Alliance a $160,000…

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Urban Alliance awarded $250,000 grant by Citi Foundation’s 2017 Youth Workforce Fund

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Citi Foundation today awarded Urban Alliance, a Washington, D.C.-based youth workforce development nonprofit, a $250,000…

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Record number of schools participating in Urban Alliance Chicago’s 2017-18 High School Internship Program

CHICAGO, IL. – Urban Alliance Chicago is launching its 2017-18 High School Internship Program for underserved youth today with a record number of…

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6-year study finds positive impact of Urban Alliance program on college attendance, skill retention among underserved youth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An independent, six-year, randomized controlled trial measuring Urban Alliance’s long-term impact on underserved youth who…

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Urban Alliance successfully concludes first year of Fairfax County pilot program for high school juniors

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Urban Alliance’s pilot program to provide year-long job-skills training for Fairfax County juniors from underserved communities…

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D.C. Schools Chancellor helps Urban Alliance D.C. conclude 2016-17 internship program for underserved youth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over 100 recent graduates from D.C. public and charter schools who participated in Urban Alliance D.C.’s 2016-17 high school…

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Urban Alliance's Interim RCT Results Released

 
Study Finds Urban Alliance Improves Outcomes for Disadvantaged Students, Boys of Color
Federal Government Commits Funding to Support Ongoing…

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Youth Opportunity Fund Grant Announcement

The Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance today announced that Urban Alliance has been selected as a recipient of the Youth Opportunity Fund, a $3 million initiative to support city-level, innovative and scalable programs connecting youth to opportunities that increase their employability and prepare them for lifelong success.

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Summer Internship Programs in DC

(Washington, D.C.) — June marked many exciting events for Urban Alliance.  While most high school students are receiving diplomas, others are…

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Vice President Biden: Business and Federal Community Engagement Key to Development of Youth Workforce

October 6, 2014
Vice President Biden: Business and Federal Community Engagement Key to Development of Youth Workforce
New and Expanding Partners…

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Baltimore Executive Director Announcement

Urban Alliance Announces Selection of Stephanie Amponsah as New Baltimore Executive Director
Urban Alliance CEO Veronica Nolan today announced that…

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Baltimore City Youth Commission Honors Urban Alliance with the "We Are the Dream" Award

April 7, 2014, Baltimore, MD — Urban Alliance Baltimore was selected by the Baltimore City Youth Commission as one of the recipients for the “We…

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Urban Alliance Receives Bank of America $200,000 Neighborhood Builders Grant

January 06, 2014, Washington, DC — The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has named Urban Alliance a recipient of its 2013 Neighborhood…

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Washingtonian of the Year

Veronica Nolan recognized for work in youth employment and development
Washington, D.C. (January 7, 2013)— The Washingtonian Magazine selected…

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VPP and Urban Alliance Announce a Partnership to Provide Career Skills to Youth in Northern Virginia

Region’s leading venture philanthropy organization to invest $2.8 million to support Urban Alliance growth throughout the region
(Washington, D.C.,…

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Economic Club Awards Urban Alliance $50,000 Grant

Economic Club of Washington Awards $500,000 In Grants to Local Community Service Organizations
 Washington, DC – May 7, 2012 – Ten community…

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Urban Alliance to Serve Chicago Youth

February 14, 2012

Youth development program will expand its services to address plummeting teen employment rate

Urban Alliance is excited to…

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