Mission Statement

RUCCAS Banner: Understand urban contexts, invest in urban communities, create change, #makeaRUCCAS, Rustin Urban Community Change Axis

To support the building of power for Southeastern PA metropolitan communities, specifically but not exclusively Global Majority/communities of color and low-income urban communities, through providing together new and mid-career urban community change professionals-- particularly urban youth workers, artists, and cross-sector racial and economic justice workers-- credential-bearing educational pathways and supportive, healing spaces and opportunities for renewal.