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Urban Strategies Council is a research and advocacy organization dedicated to social, economic and racial equity. We work to hold institutions and systems accountable to community needs.

This is what we’re about

Racial Equity

Social Equity

Economic Equity

Featured Work

  • San Quentin’s No More Tears

    In 2015, the United States had the highest prison population in the world at 716 per 100,000 people. According to the Public Policy Institute of California, the incarceration rate for African American men in California [...]

  • Building Public Data Capacity and Partnerships for Racial Equity

    We are excited that Urban Strategies Council recently was featured by the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership as an example of how data intermediaries and local governments can work together to tackle community challenges. A collaborative effort by [...]

  • Convening in Support of Formerly Incarcerated College Students

    On April 6, 2018 over 140 participants gathered at Chabot College for an all day convening to celebrate formerly incarcerated college students and the campus-based programs and community partners that support them.  The event was [...]

Opportunity is for Everyone

From 2014-2017, Urban Strategies Council was honored to serve as the backbone for the Oakland-Alameda [...]

Building Public Data Capacity and Partnerships for Racial Equity

We are excited that Urban Strategies Council recently was featured by the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership as [...]

Convening in Support of Formerly Incarcerated College Students

On April 6, 2018 over 140 participants gathered at Chabot College for an all day [...]

Collaborative Fundraising – Part II (The How)

A few weeks ago I shared an overview of what collaborative fundraising is and why [...]

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