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Let Us Not Forget Puerto Rico

Families across Puerto Rico are suffering major water, fuel, and food shortages due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Fiona. USI has made a...

Louisville receives 2022 All-America City Award for early school success, equitable learning work at Beecher Terrace

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY AUGUST 5, 2022 | Mayor Greg Fischer today joined community leaders and Beecher Terrace residents to celebrate the city’s latest recognition, a...

Asset-Based Community Violence Solutions Panel

Solutions focused on reducing violence in communities are frequently influenced by implicit bias and focused on compliance and containment. We must do different. In...

Urban Strategies, Inc. Funds California Minority-Owned Contractor for Plaza East Community

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA JUNE. 24, 2022 | Urban Strategies, Inc. (USI) has committed its strategic funding to Marcus Lyons General Construction, a minority-owned construction firm...

Solutions to Community Violence We Must Do Different

Solutions focused on reducing violence in communities are frequently influenced by implicit bias and focused on compliance and containment. With 2020 being the deadliest...

Erika Wilson Selected as Young Leader by St. Louis American Newspaper

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI MAY. 20, 2022 | Erika Wilson, Urban Strategies, Inc.’s (USI) director of marketing and communications, was selected as one of 25...

Esther Shin Recognized as Distinguished Alumni from Washington University

Shin is the President of National Non-profit Leader Urban Strategies, Inc. ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI JUNE. 2, 2022 | Esther Shin was recognized with an...

USI and The Circle of Brotherhood Launch New Mentoring Program for Male Youth and Young Adults

MIAMI, FLORIDA, APR. 6, 2022 | Urban Strategies, Inc. (USI) and The Circle of Brotherhood have launched a new mentoring program in Liberty City,...

Mentoring Young Men: How the USI Miami Team is Creating Pathways for Violence Prevention

In partnership with The Miami Foundation and Circle of Brotherhood, the USI Miami team works to build a healthy foundation for youth of color...

A Path Towards Housing and Social Equity: The Need for Policy Transformation

There’s a need for policy transformation to be able to create thriving neighborhoods, which result from not only providing families with access to affordable...

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