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Secure your future success by attending our Information Sessions!

Every 2nd Tuesday of the month at our Girard Street location between 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm. To get additional information regarding any of our career-based programs at UPO Building Careers Academy, contact Mr. Tom Fairfax at (202) 526-2643, or email at Rfairfax@upo.org.
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2012 Needs Assessment

The 2012 Community Needs Assessment is finished. UPO's comprehensive report contains detailed information on the District of Columbia. Please pay special attention to the "Recommendations for Programming and Advocacy," sections.  These sections are intended to facilitate action and advocacy by UPO, government agencies, civic groups, public and private sector partners and community residents.
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Facing Poverty Series: Poverty, Development & Displacement

On June 4, a panel of experts, researches, providers and advocates will come together to discuss best practices and solutions on how we can collectively work together to end the war on poverty.
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UPO's Strategic Plan
2013-2018

Your support is paramount to UPO's continued success. Investing your time, talent, and treasure is an investment in a brighter future for the District of Columbia. Please help us as we plant hope in hard places and fulfill our mission — Uniting People with Opportunities.
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UPO Board of Directors
One choice can help more than 97,000 Washington, D.C. residents living in poverty. That choice is to become a candidate for the United Planning Organization's Board of Directors.

And whether you want to serve on UPO's board to help the organization realize its vision or vote for the best candidates for the job, you have a choice. Vote for your United Planning Organization Board of Directors representative on Tuesday, September 23, 2014.
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UPO Foster Grandparent Mrs. Virginia McLaurin Celebrates her 105th Birthday with Induction into the DC Commission for the Women's Hall of Fame
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Guidestar Gold Seal Awarded


Guidestar awarded the United Planning Organization with gold seal status which represents the highest rating for transparency and commitment to excellence. Of the 44,000 nonprofits who have attained either a bronze, silver or gold designation, only some 1,400 - 3% - have earned the gold level designation and we are one!

GuideStar USA, Inc. is an information service specializing in reporting on U.S. nonprofit companies. 85 percent of UPO funds go to direct support or programs. GuideStar's database contained over 5 million IRS Forms 990 on 1.9 million organizations. This 20 year old organization collects and disseminates information on every IRS registered nonprofit.

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