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Urban Strategies Honors

Urban Strategies congratulates Sandra Moore who recently received two prestigious honors

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A LEAP OF FAITH

The Women’s Foundation takes bold steps to break the cycle of poverty in Memphis by Hannah Sayle, Memphis Business Quarterly Memphis, TN – Urban Strategies Memphis HOPE featured with the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis in the Memphis Business Quarterly. To learn more about Memphis’ strategy to break the cycle of poverty in its…

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URBAN STRATEGIES ENTERS UNIQUE MULTI-STAKEHOLDER PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPORT MAJOR JOBS INITIATIVE IN NEW ORLEANS

Strategic partnership with local and national funders and agencies will support training and employment for low-income New Orleans residents New Orleans, LA. February 16, 2011 – Urban Strategies, Inc., has entered into a new partnership led by the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) to address workforce needs and improve career advancement opportunities for low-income, lower-skilled…

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URBAN STRATEGIES PARTNERSHIP WITH REDF TO SUPPORT MAJOR JOBS INITIATIVE

Link to California-based philanthropic organization will support job creation in low-income communities St. Louis, MO. February 15, 2011 – Urban Strategies, McCormack Baron Ragan and Green Streets have entered into a new partnership with REDF to connect public housing residents in San Francisco and other California cities with employment opportunities that arise out of social…

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A school where attendance pays – literally

By Rebecca S. Rivas, The St. Louis American How does an inner-city principal get her elementary students and their families to commit to attendance and good behavior? An incentive of $300 is a good start, as Principal Natalie Means of Jefferson Elementary, 1301 Hogan St., discovered. In the fall, Jefferson Elementary offered 25 newly enrolled…

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Some parents cash in on their kids’ good behavior, attendance

By Elisa Crouch, St. Louis Post Dispatch Click here to read the full story from the St. Louis Post Dispatch.

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