UA3 Success Stories
SOUTH BRONX UNITED
Building Leaders and Scholars Through Soccer
UA3 is proud to support the SBU Academy with high technology computers and help-desk services in their efforts to provide a pathway from middle school to high school to college to careers for South Bronx and immigrant youth. Team mentors serve as key supporters for youth and regularly follow up on academic progress and social-emotional issues. Impressively, over the last four years, 100% of participating seniors have graduated high school in six years and 94% have matriculated to college.
NYC'S HARLEM PS125 SCHOOL
Preparing our Youth for the Future
"Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps."
UA3 along with Lily Woo, past Director, Cahn Fellows Program for Distinguished Principals, Teachers College - Columbia University, and top NYC Public School PS130 (a UA3 supported high school at Baruch University) are joining together to support the technology and advance the pedagogy in Harlem. UA3 will integrate cutting-edge technology and track educational outcomes to access and assure student improvements.
UA3 leads the way to overcoming the Digital Divide.
UA3 takes a Student from Dreamer to Dentist
One Step at a Time
From a shy, isolated and scared young immigrant, UA3 has succeeded in supporting NY student Yuen Y. with the technology tools to assist her to utilize her determination, intelligence and focused efforts.
The straight-A student earned a full scholarship to the prestigious Hunter College in New York City. She is rocking-it with top grades on her journey from Dreamer to Dentist; all the while, she continues to service to her community and her American home.
Chicago Inner City Student gets a Boost from UA3
Always on the lookout for talented people who can benefit from advanced Tech-Tools, UA3 found young 5th grader Lynn D. She wrote an awesome essay on the power of technology to improve parents and parenting that caught the eye of UA3 founder, Katelyn Hong. Lynn earned a high-end laptop to allow her to learn and to connect with the resources and people that further her education and improve her future and her life. And hopefully help parents around the world be better with their most important gift, their children.
Bank of America supports UA3 to rebuild Chinatown Manpower Project, Inc.
Bank of America provided a $10,000 donation at the request of UA3 Chairman Donald Hong to rebuild the Chinatown Manpower Project Inc.
CMP promotes economic self-sufficiency and career advancement. We serve communities of diverse backgrounds, with a strong track record in supporting the Asian immigrant population. CMP is recognized as a leading workforce and economic development organization in the New York community, addressing the issues of poverty and under-employment, helping aspiring entrepreneurs to start up businesses, as well as assisting Asian American professionals to advance in their career path.
UA3 is proud to partner with
NYU Langone Medical, Harvard Medical School, and Massachusetts General Hospital
Presenting a film promoting mental health & wellness
Luke Tang was a well-liked, passionate and brilliant Harvard sophomore who took his family and friends by surprise when he died by suicide. “Looking for Luke” is a short documentary following Luke’s parents, Wendell and Christina, as they attempt to understand why this happened by reading through his journals and talking to his closest friends. As they piece together what happened, they begin to uncover the truth about their son’s death through the realization of depression as a treatable mental illness.
UA3 aims to ‘spread the love’ through Thanksgiving dinner
Manor Community Church
Lower Manahttan, NYC —UA3 volunteers spooned out helpings of rice, turkey, corn and greens to guests at Manor Community Church on Sunday, wishing them a Happy Thanksgiving on their way through the line. UA3 teamed up with Manor Community Church and donated $5,000 to help the community. Pastor Bill is also the primary coordinator of the annual Thanksgiving dinner, through which he hopes no one will be alone or without a meal on the holiday.