The Urban Alliance, an initiative of Johnson University, partners with like-minded organizations in urban Knoxville to engage and empower emerging community leaders through inspiring educational experiences.

Uniting Johnson University’s strengths in higher education with the strengths of its community partners, the Urban Alliance offers programs involving science, community mentors, vocational discernment, leadership development, and asset-based research.

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Royal Explorers Day 4

Today finished out our first week of science camp. We took both our 7th and 8th grade students to Metcalf Bottoms. They completed a nature scavenger hunt, and some of our campers hiked to a [...]

Royal Explorers Day 2

Today, with our seventh grade camp,  we continued our theme of needs in modern living by focusing on shelter. We had the opportunity to visit Clayton homes where we toured two tiny houses and heard [...]

Welcome New Future of Hope Member Anna Fickley

We would like to introduce our new program and recruitment coordinator for Future of Hope, Anna Fickley. Anna is a native of Johnson City, TN and a graduate of East Tennessee State University where she [...]

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