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United Planning Organization

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OUR MISSION: Uniting People with Opportunities. The United Planning Organization, the designated community action agency for Washington, DC, was established December 10, 1962 to plan, coordinate, and implement human services programs for low-income residents in the Nation's Capital. For over 50 years, UPO has been in the forefront of the war on poverty. As the catalyst for economic security and growth for all Washington, DC residents, UPO has laid the groundwork for innovative social service programs such as weatherization and energy conservation services, Head Start, workforce development training and youth development. Today, UPO continues to provide residents with comprehensive resour... read more

Projects (3)

UPO Beaver Scholarship
United States / Children
Project Leaders
Mervyn Myers
Mervyn Myers
Dana Jones, Andrea Thomas
Organization Information
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #1887204125
Organization Information
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #1887204125

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Dec 23, 2019
Holiday Time and the New Year
Children's Holiday Party: When UPO held our 30th annual party, dignitaries joined our staff and volunteers in the huge Catholic University ballroom. Mr. & Mrs. Claus listened to whispered...
Dec 2, 2019
UPO Establishes an Affordable Housing Division
Since May 2019, UPO has formally expanded services to provide affordable housing units in DC. UPO is striving to meet the needs of DC’s most vulnerable and underserved families, homeless...
Oct 3, 2019
Providing critical mentoring for DC children
Corporation for National and Community Service – Senior Corps – Foster Grandparent Program (CNCS), a Federal agency, provides grants to qualified agencies and organizations for the dual...
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