Help us support our next generation.

Your dollars help UEA build and sustain educational partnerships that give recent Black male college grads a pathway to teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Even better, your gift helps UEA cover housing costs for aspiring Black male teachers until they obtain a credential and begin their teaching career. As a bonus, they also live near and around their students’ communities.
We believe we can give the gift of representation to our students, families, andschool leaders across the city by meeting needs at the intersection. Every little bit will help a lot—we’re all we got!

Help us support our next generation.

Between our direct service work in schools, our professional development work with teachers, and our workforce housing partnerships with homeowners, our approach is more than meets the eye.
We believewe can give the gift of representation to our students, families, andschool leaders across the city by meeting needs at the intersection.Every little bit will help a lot—we’re all we got!

Over the next few years, Urban Ed Academy will make San Francisco the first metropolitan city in the country where every student will have at least one Black male teacher before 6th grade. 

Highlighting Man the Bay Fellows
Placing 100 Black male teachers in and around San Francisco elementary schools will transform lives, schools, and communities for tens of thousands of students. Black students will be more likely to pursue college and less likely to dropout. All students will experience reduced racial bias and be more likely to seek out diverse environments.

In terms of economic benefits, 100 Man the Bay fellows will generate $25M back to San Francisco over the course of their four-year fellowship.

Each Man the Bay fellow projects a $250K return through successful completion of the fellowship. This comes in cost savings to public services and school districts, increased lifetime earnings for Black students, and increased local consumption. For every year of teaching after completing the fellowship, these benefits continue to accrue.

The most foundational leaders in our communities are teachers.

Less than 2% of America’s teaching force are Black males; less than 3% are Latino males. Yet research shows that the influence of having a Black teacher can make a monumental difference in a Black student’s life.

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The most foundational leaders in our communities are teachers.

Less than 2% of America’s teaching force are Black males; less than 3% are Latino males. American communities need more highly-trained male leaders of color.

You can’t be what you can’t see.

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