Urban Alliance was awarded as the DC Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Organization of the Year at the Chamber’s Champions Small Business Awards event on May 16, 2012. The Awards Expo honored small businesses that are making major contributions to support the economic recovery in the region. Urban Alliance was selected because of its ability to craft strong partnerships with DC businesses. These partnerships enable the future workforce to be comprised of youth who are well prepared and capable of contributing to the workforce and the community as a whole. Moreover, Urban Alliance provides an opportunity for corporations to demonstrate social responsibility and community involvement. The chamber’s award highlights not only the great work that Urban Alliance does, but also demonstrates the power and impact of strategic collaboration between the nonprofit and private sector.
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