Urban Empowerment Development Corporation

Partner Type

Capacity Building

Description and Mission

Mission: uEDC is dedicated to empowering people to impact their community through self-development, improvement and advocacy. The Urban Empowerment Leadership Academy is a community driven program designed to cultivate cultural excellence through creative mentorship, tutoring and educational programming that inspires, trains and prepares youth to impact the world at beacons of hope, light and ingenuity in their generation.


uEDC offers four outreach programs (Power Players, The Urban Male Initiative (TUMI), Love Empowers and SEEDS).

Special emphasis and skills:

Adult Literacy, Activism/Grassroots Organizing, Community Organizing, Child Enrichment Activities, Community Development, Early Childhood Emphasis, Financial Literacy, Life Skills Training, Middle School Emphasis, Youth Emphasis

Contact Information:

Shannon Wilson

2404 Industrial Drive
Columbia, MO 65202
Phone: (573) 673-5308
Phone 2:(573) 474-3163

How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.