"Community empowerment via theater and film. Educating and entertaining simultaneously"



U-Care Foundation is a 501 c3 non profit organization that seeks to improve under served communities with a focus on youth.

Founded by husband and wife Valerie Alleyne Udeozor RN, MSN (and Howard University Fine Arts alumnae) & Benard C. Udeozor, Esq. in 2000, U-Care Foundation's mission: "Community empowerment via theater and film, educating and entertaining simultaneously" has carried the organization for twelve years in bringing educational & entertaining theater and film to numerous schools and community based organizations. U-CARE plays:

TRAPPED! : a play about 6 pregnant and parenting teens

DECISIONS: a play about 4 teens with major decisions about sex, gang involvement and HIV testing

THE LOCKDOWN CLUB: six teens are stuck in a classroom with their teacher while the school is on Lockdown

DELETED: Four teens caught up in a cyber-bullying fiasco

Click on "What U-CARE has done" to see where these shows have been performed! 

U-CARE has the following areas of focus

  • Teen Pregnancy
  •  Bullying
  •  Gang Involvement
  • School Violence
  • Peer Pressure
  •  Health Disparities in under served communities such as diabetes, hypertension, breast cancer, & obesity

U-CARE has received grants from The California Endowment, Los Angeles Unified School District and LA Care HMO & The United Methodist Youth Services Fund.

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