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On Track Career Expo 2022

Pathways to Prosperity Start Here! On June 10, 2022, UWBA Youth Workforce held its annual On Track Career Expo, bringing together approx. 50 Career Coaches…

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TARGET HOSTS CAREER EXPLORATION FOR BAY AREA YOUTH

Bay Area Target store managers team up to speak to youth from East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation   Have you ever wondered why there…

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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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UWBA’S BUSINESS PATHWAYS SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Over the course of 6 weeks, United Way Bay Area’s Interns gained work experience at local Bay Area businesses and developed their financial capability and…

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DISMANTLING POVERTY THROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGES

By: Kevin Zwick    Sparky Harlan, the long-time CEO of Bill Wilson Center in Santa Clara, CA, is the most dedicated leader housing homeless youth…

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DELOITTE PARTNERS WITH UWBA TO ENGAGE YOUTH IN DESIGN-THINKING

  By: Anton Timms Deloitte partnered with United Way Bay Area and Visitacion Valley High School in San Francisco to engage over 100 8th graders…

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JOIN UNITED WAY BAY AREA’S 2021 BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE

  By: Jodie Kench Every year, United Way Bay Area hosts a Back-To-School drive to gather essential backpacks and school supplies to help prepare youth…

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VIRTUAL BOOK DRIVE ENGAGES BAY AREA YOUTH IN SELF-AFFIRMING SUMMER READING

  By: Jodie Kench For the first time, United Way Bay Area hosted a Virtual Book Drive with the goal of compiling dynamic book bags…

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UWBA’S SPARKPOINT PROVIDES A SAFETY NET FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS

By Channa Sweet United Way Bay Area has a long history of investing in future generations through our youth workforce development and SparkPoint programs which…

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A VETERAN AND HIS SON FIND SHELTER AND SUPPORT

  Father and son find out what it’s like to finally feel at home.   David and his teenage son, Steven arrived at Compass Family…

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