Why, Stories of U.S.?

Stories of U.S. aims to connect readers to people living in distressed urban communities across the United States. We use real-life stories and data to help people understand the challenges, opportunities, and strengths of the families with whom we partner in this work.  Our hope is to inspire our readers. Our belief is that all of US have a part to play in creating strong communities. Our vision is that, together, we can create a world where all families are STABLE and THRIVING.

Urban Strategies, Inc., founded in 1978, is a leader in the field of community development, supporting nearly 30,000 families, in 19 communities in 12 major metropolitan areas.

Urban Strategies, Inc. is a national not-for-profit planning organization with extensive experience in the design and implementation of human capital building and community development strategies. USI works with Public Housing Authorities, city government officials, institutions, foundations, developers, property managers, and other community stakeholders to build comprehensive plans around neighborhood conditions and human service needs. Currently, Urban Strategies serves as the Lead People Implementation Team member in 9 cities that are implementing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Choice Neighborhood Initiative Implementation Grant (CNI), overseeing more than $40.5 million in support services funding for families impacted by community transformation.

To learn more about Urban Strategies’ revitalizing work, please visit us online at http://www.UrbanStrategiesInc.org