News & Updates

Prime Time Family Reading Time

On Thursday, November 17th, we concluded our Fall semester of Prime Time Family Reading Time which is a grant founded program that is partially founded by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. It creates a space for families with youth ages 3-10 to have shared reading activities and discussions while also providing the family with…

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HUD Announces 2016 Choice Neighborhood Implementation Grantees

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the awardees for the 2016 round of Choice Neighborhood Implementation grants. Among the awardees are the St. Louis Near North Side Neighborhood and the  Louisville Russell Neighborhood. Urban Strategies is the human capital development partner for both of the CNI teams, along with McCormack Baron…

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Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

Thank you to California State Assemblymember Kevin McCarty for donating turkeys and dinners to the Twin Rivers families in Sacramento, CA. And thank you to all of our community partners and stakeholders across the country!

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Urban Strategies President Sandra Moore honored as Non Profit Executive of the Year

Urban Strategies President Sandra M. Moore will be honored as the 2016 Non-Profit Executive of the Year. We are proud to have Mrs. Moore lead the Urban Strategies team for the past 16 years as we work with residents and communities to transform neighborhoods around the country. Sandra Moore will received the Non-Profit Executive of…

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Maturing Champions of Treme ‘thru Extending Learning

On Tuesday October 11, Maturing Champions in Treme′ thru Extended Learning (MCTEL) Afterschool Program will resume at Bienville Basin. This is year four of MCTEL, two of which were hosted at the neighborhood school, Success Preparatory Academy; the first year was held in the Iberville community prior to deconstruction and relocation of former residents. Unlike…

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St. Louis chosen as finalist for FY16 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant

The City of St. Louis is 1 of 5 finalists out of 34 applicants to be selected by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to receive the Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant. If awarded, the grant will fund a community-driven strategic plan to revitalize the Near North Side neighborhood of St. Louis. Finalists were…

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