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Fresh Eyes on Equity in Aspen

Earlier this month, the Aspen Institute convened twenty-some national grantees, including Urban Strategies Council, to its biannual “Opportunity Youth Form”…

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More Data (and Equity) Love

Earlier this year, the Urban Institute brought together roughly 100 participants from communities across the country for the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) convening.…

Rania Ahmed

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…

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Opportunity is for Everyone

From 2014-2017, Urban Strategies Council was honored to serve as the backbone for the Oakland-Alameda County Opportunity Youth Initiative. This…

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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…

Sarah Marxer

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…

Charles Eddy

Collaborative Fundraising – Part II (The How)

A few weeks ago I shared an overview of what collaborative fundraising is and why an organization would do it.…

Hilary Crowley

Collaborative Fundraising – Part I (What and Why)

Nonprofits exist to execute a mission that serves a need as opposed to the commercial sector whose mission is to…

Hilary Crowley

A Focus on Equity for Oakland’s Boys of Color

At this time last year, Urban Strategies Council released a report on health and education indicators for young children that…

Alison Feldman

Focus on Fathers

Urban Strategies Council is proud to be a partner with First 5 Alameda County’s Fathers Corps program and to have…

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