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URBAN LEAGUE OF THE GREATER SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CHAMPIONS FOR BLACK COMMUNITIES 

A look back at housing justice in the Bay Area’s Black communities with Urban League of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.   The disparities…

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WEBINAR REPLAY: HOUSING JUSTICE INITIATIVE GRANTS INFORMATIONAL SESSION

  February 2, 2022 The United Way Bay Area hosted a webinar to share information about our recently released Housing Grants. Kevin Jenkins, United Way…

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LAUNCHING OUR NEXT CENTURY OF IMPACT – DISMANTLING POVERTY. REBUILDING FOR EQUITY.

  AMIDST RISING HUNGER, INCOME DISPARITIES, AND HOUSING INSECURITY IN THE REGION, UNITED WAY BAY AREA UNVEILS OUR NEW STRATEGIC PLAN.   By Kevin Zwick,…

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INNOVATING PARTICIPATORY GRANTMAKING THROUGH COMMUNITY-BASED VOICES.

Philanthropists and United Way Bay Area’s new Community Ambassadors Council come together to inform grant making decisions.   January 27, 2022 In December, UWBA hosted…

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A SEASON OF HOPE AMID CHALLENGING TIMES

By Kevin Zwick, CEO   As 2021 comes to a close, the holiday season is in full swing, and many of us are taking time…

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AS FOOD PRICES RISE, UWBA CONTINUES OUR FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER

By Kevin Zwick   At this stage in our pandemic recovery, typical economic indicators are pointing upwards, including new hires and wage gains. Despite these…

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PAYING RENT IS STILL A CHALLENGE PART 3 OF A 3-PART SERIES

Did you know that over 148,000 Bay Area residents are NOT caught up on their rent payments?   This article is the last in our…

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SUPPORTING WILDFIRE RECOVERY AND RESILIENCY IN THE GREATER BAY AREA REGION

What should we consider as we grapple with a “new normal” for a CA wildfire season that exacerbates inequalities that have already grown too wide?…

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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING UWBA’S BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE!

  By Anton Timms and Scott Marlowe There are hundreds of thousands of Bay Area families that struggle to make ends meet and find it…

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PAYING RENT IS STILL A CHALLENGE PART 2 OF A 3-PART SERIES

  Did you know that over 148,000 Bay Area residents are NOT caught up on their rent payments?   As mentioned in part 1 of…

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