OUR IMPACT IS ABOUT EQUITY & JUSTICE

INCREASE

KNOWLEDGE,
CAPACITY & STRENGTH

DISMANTLE

RACIAL & SYSTEMIC
BARRIERS

WHO WE ARE

Our Roots

Founded in 1987, Urban Strategies Council is a nationally recognized research, advocacy, and collective impact organization based in the Bay Area, California. We are a trusted partner and convener of community collaborations and an incubator of new ideas to advance racial equity and social justice.

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OUR WORK

We are focused on advancing positive health, economic, and educational outcomes in communities of color.

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Our vision is for a just, equitable society without poverty, where basic needs are met and systemically oppressed people have agency, power, and the opportunity to thrive.

OUR IMPACT IS CENTERED AROUND
BUILDING COMMUNITY POWER

LEADERSHIP

DEVELOPMENT

+ TRAINING

DATA + RESEARCH

COLLABORATION

BUILDING + COLLECTIVE IMPACT

POLICY INNOVATION

+ ADVOCACY