On Saturday, October 29, 2016, Geena Agbangnin, URG Associate and Outreach Champion, participated as a Social Media Coordinator volunteer for African American Family Day! Check out her reflections on the event! African American Family Day (AAFD) 2016 was an awesome day of fun, food and information, held at Hamilton High [...]
This summer, Urban Rising Group was honored to sponsor the annual Planning Awards Gala for the American Planning Association Los Angeles Section held at the Colburn School in Downtown Los Angeles. Every year, event brings together private, public and community-based planners to recognize innovative and transformative planning and initiatives in [...]
Today is June 30th. In the blink of an eye, the first half of 2016 is: Done! Besides marking the first week of summer, the end of June is an important marker to assess the progress made toward your goals. Many of us set goals at the beginning of the [...]
Consistent action is what separates champions from also-rans. To accomplish any goal you must discipline yourself to take deliberate and strategic action daily.
As an entrepreneur and leader, I've chosen to kick fear to the curb. Is it easy? No. Is it essential? Absolutely! What heights can you achieve if you choose to push past fear and embrace your destiny or live your passion?! Take a cue from accomplished author, executive and singing [...]
Sometimes individual or organizational challenges can make us feel like we do not have enough resources to accomplish what we intend to. During these moments, you can overlook the relationships, resources and possibilities at your fingertips. As we enter the second quarter of 2016, I challenge you to adopt an [...]
Are you accepting the status quo in your business or organization? What possibilities can you achieve if you challenge yourself and your team to push past your comfort zone? March is here, which means that spring is right around the corner. Do some organizational spring cleaning and position yourself to harness your [...]