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Mission Statement

Urban Upbound, formerly the East River Development Alliance, is a non-profit organization in Long Island City, Queens working to transform and improve New York City public housing neighborhoods by providing residents with the tools and opportunities necessary for self-sufficiency and economic mobility.

Urban Upbound currently works in Queensbridge, Ravenswood, Astoria and Woodside Houses and provides technical support to leadership in public housing developments throughout New York City.

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Urban Upbound, formerly the East River Development Alliance, is a non-profit organization in Long Island City, Queens, working to transform and improve New York City public housing neighborhoods by providing residents with the tools and opportunities necessary for self-sufficiency and economic mobility.

"ERDA is working to ensure that public housing is a place of promise and opportunity in which residents can achieve their goals--whether they wish to go to college, own their own home, or find a better job. Our comprehensive approach harnesses existing resourses and gives residents the tools they need to break the cycle of poverty."

Bishop Mitchell G. Taylor, ERDA/Urban Upbound Founder & President

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by Olivia B. from RI (2015-03-29 16:56:36.0)
I volunteered for this Organization as a tutor, then I became their Graphic Design Intern. Being with this organization I learned so much about my field of Graphic Design and the Non Profit Sector. I would recommend everyone to volunteer with Urban Upbound. The greatest people to work with !
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