ERIC & SHAWANA
The Founders of URBANLIFE Mentors Inc., a non-profit organization that mentors youth, young adults and families. Having Been married for over 20 years, working with you for 25 years and having three amazing sons has been one of the most amazing journeys of their life.
Being able to incorporate their Faith and Values through speaking, teaching, serving and leading by example has been a beautiful expression of the work of the Holy Spirit moving within their family.
The work of ULM has been highlighted by Steph Curry 10 in the town & Under Armour, Clorox, UYWI National Conference / Manhood Camp, Love Never Fails KFAX radio and NYC Thrive Collective. ULM has over 15 yrs of experience in Oakland's unified public schools.
Eric & Shawana has inspired thousands of youth over the years by their gift to speak, mentor and develop leaders.
They live in and work in the Acorn District, Oaklands #2nd most dangerous neighborhood. They know whats it's like to suffer and face adversity of many kinds. This is what makes them so effective at what they do. They are resilient, caring and believe in community because they are community.
Meet The Team
Founder / Chief Executive Officer
Founder / Chief Operations Officer
Advisor & Board Chair
Accountant & Board Member
Advisor & Board Member
Advisor of Education Support
Adventures & Activities
Campus Electives & Community Care