Support Our Mission

Who We Are

The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) is an international professional organization for urban academic programs, scholars, researchers, policy analysts, and public service professionals. UAA fosters diverse activities to help us understand and shape a more just and equitable urban world.

In support of this mission, UAA hosts an annual conference; provides ongoing professional development opportunities; and sponsors two peer-reviewed journals, the Journal of Urban Affairs and the Journal of Race, Ethnicity and the City.

Your donation helps. . .

Encourage Interdisciplinary Dialogue

We are dedicated to creating interdisciplinary spaces for scholars, researchers, policy analysts, and public service professionals to engage in intellectual and practical discussions about urban life.

Foster Professional Development

With the help of experienced members of our community, we work to provide webinars, workshops and other resources to advance the careers of scholars in urban studies. 


Advance Innovative & Community-Based Research

Your donation helps push innovative and community-based urban studies research projects forward.

Support Future Events

With your support, we are able to minimize increases in conference rates and professional development opportunities while continuing to offer the high-quality events our attendees have come to expect.

The Urban Affairs Association is a 501c3 non-profit and all donations are tax deductible.