Public Allies Veteran to Lead New Center on Neighborhood-Building
The Milwaukee-based Alliance for Children and Families has tapped former Public Allies Vice President David McKinney to lead its new Center for Engagement and Neighborhood Building, which was established this year after the merger between the Alliance and the United Neighborhood Centers of America (UNCA).
Alliance-UNCA Merger: 2015 Will Tell the Tale
It should always be noted when an organization threaded into the fabric of American history comes to an end. So it was in October, when it was announced that the United Neighborhood Centers of America (UNCA), the courier of Jane Addams’ settlement house movement, would cease to exist for the first time since 1911.
United Neighborhood Centers of America to Merge with Alliance for Children and Families
The 102-year-old United Neighborhood Centers of America (UNCA) will merge its members into the Alliance for Children and Families in 2014, the Milwaukee-based organizations announced today. UNCA’s members, many of which are urban community centers and settlement houses, will become Alliance members in January.