Author archive: urbanstrategies

Breaking Ground: Two formerly incarcerated men rebuild their lives while rebuilding a Bayview public housing community

Our San Francisco team has seen increasing success with connecting families at our Alice Griffith site to employment readiness programming and gainful employment opportunities through the Section 3 program.  In this article written by formerly incarcerated Alice Griffith residents, we learn how the Section 3 program along with employment readiness support has aided in the…

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USI delivers at recent HUD conference

Members of our Leadership team participated in some recent HUD panel discussions on workforce and case management. To view these videos, click the links provided below. SVP Donovan on “Connecting to Employment: Empowering Residents and Creating Pathways to Self-Sufficiency “ His portion begins at the 20:55 mark but we encourage you to enjoy the entire…

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Southeast Ferguson Community Association hosts 1st Christmas Celebration

On Friday, December 8th, the Southeast Ferguson Community Association hosted the Southeast Ferguson Christmas Celebration in collaboration with Alliance Credit Union, the Salvation Army and other partners at the Ferguson Community Empowerment Center. This was the first event of its kind specifically for the residents of Southeast Ferguson and from the early arrivals, consistent attendance…

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Urban showcases Section 3 partnership with Baines Group Inc at a recent HUD visit to the Alice Griffith neighborhood.

Urban Strategies Regional Vice President Isaac Dozier recently spoke at a recent HUD forum presented by the SFPUC’s Contractors Assistance Center about how our partnership with Baines Group, Inc is bringing actual results to the job seekers of Alice Griffith. The event was also featured in the San Francisco Bay View newspaper.

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New Blog Post: Of Pride and Shame

View our latest blog post showcasing the Green Garden Bakery’s leadership team on Stories of U.S.      

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We’ve Launched A Blog: Stories of U.S.

Stories of Urban Strategies (Stories of U.S.) is a blog which aims to connect readers to the lives of people living in distressed urban communities across the United States. We use real-life stories and data to help people understand the challenges, opportunities, and strengths of the families with whom we partner in this work. Our hope is to…

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