Urban University

educate.employ.empower

aka Urban University   |   Oakland, CA   |  www.urbanuniv.org

Mission

The mission of urban university is to improve the socio-economic status of impoverished individuals by providing employability training, supportive services and employment opportunities.

Ruling year info

1999

Executive Director and Founder

Tracey Weaver

Main address

3237 Grand Ave

Oakland, CA 94610 USA

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EIN

94-3298411

NTEE code info

(Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement) (S20)

Employment Training (J22)

Low-Cost Temporary Housing (includes Youth Hostels) (L40)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Single Moms at Work

The Single Moms at Work Program is a partnership between our organization, single mothers and our ecosystem of employment, housing and support, to promote well-being and upward mobility for single mothers raising their children in under-resourced communities.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Families

Where we work

How we listen

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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Urban University

Board of directors
as of 03/11/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Sean Lindy

Sean Lindy

Melissa Moseley Bookin

Candice Uyloan

Teresa Goodwin

Herb Liberman

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/18/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

Disability