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Post December 13, 2021 Keeping Youth Connected: The Power of Paid-Work Opportunities and the Potential to Save a Generation By Detroit Executive Director, Margrit Allen, CLASP Published: December 13, 2021 I am a lifelong Detroiter. During my earlier career, I had the o... Read More
Local News December 10, 2021 Urban Alliance Chicago names Abiodun Durojaye new Executive Director CHIICAGO, IL – Former National Louis University Executive Director of Career Services and Placement, Abiodun Durojaye is set to head Urban Alliance... Read More
Local NewsPress December 2, 2021 Urban Alliance announces Mireille Lopez-Humes as new Greater DC Executive Director Lopez-Humes will lead Urban Alliance’s youth employment program in its founding region, Greater DC  WASHINGTON, DC – Urban Alliance, a national yo... Read More
News October 29, 2021 Building on Lessons Learned from Urban Alliance’s Chicago Teacher Training Institute Urban Alliance has been a key workforce development partner for Baltimore City Public Schoos for over 13 years – providing internships, skills trai... Read More
News October 19, 2021 WorkingNation: From IT to property management, paid internships are connecting teens to careers From IT to property management, paid internships are connecting teens to careers By Laura Aka, Working Nation Published: October, 15 2021 Urban ... Read More
Local NewsNews October 13, 2021 K-LOVE Radio: Jenna Ketchum on Closer Look Chicago Executive Director Jenna Ketchum details what makes Urban Alliance\'s signature High School Internship Program model successful in our Chic... Read More
Post September 27, 2021 Obama Youth Jobs Corps: Spotlight on Junior Year In 2018, Urban Alliance and the Obama Foundation joined forces to launch the Obama Youth Jobs Corps (OYJC) to increase access to economic opportuni... Read More
Local NewsNews August 15, 2021 WJR Radio: Margrit Allen on Opportunity Detroit Detroit Executive Director Margrit Allen shares more about our work to increase economic opportunity for Detroit youth alongside our anchor partner... Read More
Local NewsPost August 4, 2021 New Greater DC Partner Bozzuto Spotlights and Hires on UA Intern An intern in our inaugural Property Management Pathway cohort, UA Greater DC’s Cameron Cary did a stellar job during his internship with Bozzuto ... Read More