Welcome to urban university

Committed to social change, urban university is a non-profit organization that delivers workforce training, coaching and retention solutions in partnership with individuals, community based organizations and the business sector.

We seek to inspire and empower today's workforce by providing:

 

  • Soft skills training and coaching to adults
  • A safety net of support for single working mothers
  • Leadership development training and coaching for front-line supervisors

Our workforce development programs have a common purpose, to create a participatory workforce through the development of its' most important asset - people.

 

Tracey
Tracey Weaver Executive Director of urban furniture



Moms At Work

Are you a single-working mother juggling family and career aspirations? Facing daily challenges as you improve your life? Looking for support? Well, you've found it:... urban university's Moms at Work Program is here for you. We want to support you as you move from surviving to thriving through our Moms at Work Program - a professional service designed to meet your unique needs.

learn more

Smart Supervisor

What does it mean to be a smart supervisor? It means you understand the correlation between your interpersonal skills and the productivity of your team. urban university's Smart Supervisor Series is for supervisors to gain the confidence and soft skills needed to lead effectively.

learn more

WorkSmart

It takes a lot of effort to keep a competitive edge in today's workplace. Because we believe it takes more than technical know-how to be successful, our WorkSmart Program provides working adults with an arsenal of soft skills and professional development tools as they seek career mobility. Through WorkSmart, we aim to provide working individuals access to practical and enjoyable learning experiences promoting effective work experiences, job retention and career advancement.

learn more