Community Impact

  • Over 10,000 youth served in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Chicago to date
  • 100% on-time high school graduation rate for Urban Alliance Interns
  • Over 90% of program graduates are accepted into college
  • Over 90% of program graduates report feeling comfortable in an office setting or professional environment

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For Students

 

For Corporations

 

For the Public

  

First Lady Visits UA Chicago

 First Lady at Urban Alliance ChicagoUrban Alliance was honored to welcome First Lady Michelle Obama, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, & Chicago First Lady & Urban Alliance Chicago Board Co-Chair Amy Rule.

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Watch this 3-minute video which demonstrates how the Urban Alliance High School Internship Program is structured to benefit businesses and youth.

Why Companies Should Partner- Bill McNulty, Morgan Stanley

"The maturity level and how they grow in 10 months will blow you away. Urban Alliance is a nonprofit but far from a charity where students take up space. These kids work. If they didn't, we would have to hire someone to do the work they do."

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Why I Believe - Martinette Jennifer '07

I believe in Urban Alliance because it gave me the opportunity of a lifetime. Urban Alliance gave me the chance to experience the professional workforce while still in high school and provided so much help and assistance with the transition to college. I will be forever grateful that Urban Alliance chose me to be a part of the program. 

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