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Building Financial Security to Develop Healthy Families

March 13th, 2017|0 Comments

A partnership between First 5 Alameda County and Urban Strategies Council Low-income families in our region are struggling more than [...]

In honor of Robert AD Schwartz, 1925 – 2017

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The Council is deeply saddened by the passing of Bob Schwartz, the Chair of our Board of Directors, who was [...]

Homeowners slam Mnuchin bank’s foreclosure record | The Desert Sun

February 24th, 2017|0 Comments

OneWest, based in Pasadena, Calif., foreclosed on more than 36,000 California families and 24,000 additional households around the country, according to [...]

“Urban Strategies Council is a trusted voice in our city, one that does not compromise on principle and that works tirelessly across silos and institutions to connect efforts that would otherwise be isolated, disconnected initiatives with less impact.”
Mayor Libby Schaaf, City of Oakland