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The Digital Divide, COVID-19, and a Holistic Approach for Adult Learners in St. Louis

USI takes a well-rounded approach to help adult learners in St. Louis’ Near North Side pursue their education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Adult learners...

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One Baltimore Student’s Call to Leadership in the Face of Adversity

Dayonda, a local Baltimore Carver High School senior, uses the redevelopment of her neighborhood—Perkins Homes—as an opportunity to build something better for herself and...

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Creating Equitable Outcomes for Baltimore Families One Resident at a Time

Using the Results Count Framework, our Family Support Specialists can look at the whole picture surrounding individual families’ to support them on their journey...

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Family Support is More Than Case Management: It’s About Trust

Despite one resident’s skepticism, a USI Baltimore’s Family Support Specialist, Zanika Hutchings, was able to create the relationship and trust needed to guide that...

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How One Baltimore Resident Climbed Out of The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Devastating Impact

When the world seemed to be crumbling down, the USI Baltimore team was able to help this one resident find their way to stable...

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