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E F Smith Quality of Life Learning Center (Urban Erie Development Corporation)


The mission of the Urban Erie Community Development Corporation (UECDC) is to accomplish what is greater by increasing the capacity for economic self-sufficiency through cutting edge educational services and training; by empowering youth to build their skills and grow to their potential; and by inspiring the community to take steps towards creating a better future for its people and organizations.

Programs and Services

• Impact, a comprehensive K-12 youth leadership development after-school program
• Summer Learning Academy, targeted to multi-lingual students pre-K to middle school
• Walking in Black History, a 5 day experiential learning trip from Erie to Alabama and Georgia
• Adult Basic Education, including GED and ESL classes
• Career Development services for youth and adults
• Family Self-Sufficiency Program, moving families to homeownership in partnership with HACE
• George Washington Carver Community Garden and flood mitigation rain garden
• Cheza Qua Amani – Dance for Peace Cultural Dance
• Robert Barney 21st Century Opportunity Lab providing public access to computers
• Economic Development and blight reduction
• Minority Community Investment Coalition co-founder
• Eastside Grassroots Coalition co-founder


Veronica Rexford
Send an email  |  View the website  |  814-899-3904

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