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January 29 is EITC Awareness Day

This year, the state Earned Income Tax Credit adds to the poverty-fighting power of the federal EITC.

2016 Compensation & Benefits Survey

547 nonprofit organizations, reporting on over 27,000 jobs, participated in the 2015 survey

Local Law Firms Rise to the Challenge

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP hosted this year’s Koko Challenge Awards Ceremony.

Let's Talk Jobs

One week from today, people across the nation will gather with friends and family for Thanksgiving.

Youth Jobs+ Intern Spotlight: Pilar from Triple Voodoo

Youth Jobs+ has connected more than 19,000 young people with jobs...

Basic Needs

Oakland Raiders & UWBA Team Up for Bay Area Youth

Marcel Reece, J'Marcus Webb, DJ Hayden, Taiwan Jones and Jimmy Hall surprised students at Belle Vista Elementary School

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January 29 is EITC Awareness Day

This year, the state Earned Income Tax Credit adds to the poverty-fighting power of the federal EITC.

2016 Compensation & Benefits Survey

547 nonprofit organizations, reporting on over 27,000 jobs, participated in the 2015 survey

Local Law Firms Rise to the Challenge

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP hosted this year’s Koko Challenge Awards Ceremony.

100 families lifted out of poverty

Just over a month ago, we set the bar high. We asked you to help us pull 100 families out of poverty by the end of December.

We're Putting Our Money Where Our Hearts Are

United Way of the Bay Area employees donned their giving hats and took part in 2 weeks of fundraising activities.

JPMorgan Chase Lends a Hand through SF Youth Jobs+

Partnering with the Mayor, partners & employers, Youth Jobs+ program connected 7,678 youth with jobs

Let's Talk Jobs

One week from today, people across the nation will gather with friends and family for Thanksgiving.

UWBA Fall Public Policy Overview

At UWBA,we can use a holistic approach that includes advocacy for policies that help families.

Oakland Raiders & UWBA Team Up for Bay Area Youth

Marcel Reece, J'Marcus Webb, DJ Hayden, Taiwan Jones and Jimmy Hall surprised students at Belle Vista Elementary School