United Neighborhood Centers of America (UNCA) is a voluntary, nonprofit, national membership organization for neighborhood-based organizations throughout the United States. It is part of the Families International group of companies.
The Alliance for Children and Families and UNCA collaborate on a number of initiatives and programs. A primary example of this partnership is demonstrated through strong, collaborative public policy efforts that are carried out through the joint public policy office in Washington, D.C.
UNCA was founded in 1911 by Jane Addams and other pioneers of the settlement movement. The roots of that rich tradition continue today.
Nearly 150 neighborhood centers across the country are currently members of UNCA. In partnership with its members, UNCA seeks to find solutions to social challenges that hinder individual self-development and prevent productive community life.
UNCA has become a strong, national advocate for social justice, neighborhood-based progress, and community building that is inclusive, multigenerational, family-oriented, asset-based, and opportunity-driven.
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