News & Events
On October 10th, 2019 – urban university celebrated our tenth year anniversary of the Single Moms at Work Program – support, housing and employment for single mothers.
Friends – You are warmly invited to attend our third annual Celebration of Single Mothers, urban university’s community fundraiser on May 5th, 2019 at the Impact Hub in beautiful Uptown Oakland.
Watch the FOX KTVU News Coverage: Bay Area People – Urban University Oakland | Tracey Weaver and Amir Saadiq
You are cordially invited to Beacon of Light: our 20th Anniversary fundraiser and celebration of Mothers on May 6th, 2018 at the Sierra Club in Downtown Oakland.
urban university’s newest vision is to develop a leadership project for single mothers.
Thanks to our customers and supporters, we successfully raised $11,410 for the wages to hire a new single mother (with matching funds from Alameda County AC Hire funds).
Earlier this year, President Barack Obama announced the launch of the Promise Zones initiative, an effort to strengthen the federal government’s relationship with local leaders and to increase access to the resources and expertise necessary to improve mobility and economic opportunity for high-poverty communities.
Watch the video from our urban university Enterprise – 5 Year Celebration.
Watch the video from the urban university Indiegogo Campaign 2014.
The first detailed look at attendance in Oakland schools shows a deep racial divide between students in class and habitual no-shows, a pattern reflected in grades, test scores and graduation rates.
Up to 15 community colleges could start offering a bachelor’s degree next year under a bill working its way through the state Assembly.
“Our nation’s public assistance programs do a lot to mitigate hardship and support employment.
“Under subsidized jobs programs, the government reimburses employers for some or all of an employee’s wages, subject to specific conditions.