U-CARE FOUNDATION, stage & film for urban communities

Founder, Director: Valerie Udeozor




MEET "VAL U" Playwright, Screenwriter,

College Professor


Born in Los Angeles, Valerie Alleyne Udeozor, a graduate of Howard University’s school of Fine Arts, has penned and produced numerous stage plays and films.  Valerie has feature films in development and short films currently streaming on TUBItv and BHERCTV and more coming soon. Valerie is also a noted medical professional, Registered Nurse with experience at Cedars Sinai Med Center, St. Johns Santa Monica Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and is a noted Nursing professor, serving Pasadena City College and currently Santa Monica College. She still resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons enjoying life, family and the great outdoors.

What she's up to now!

Valerie is currently in production on a documentary about her mother, Dr. Delores Alleyne, MD, MBA, MPH, the first black woman to graduate from University of Louisville Medical School in 1953 entitled "How I Got Over". Valerie penned a true crime entitled "45 Seconds" starring Obba Babatunde, Shondrella Avery and Big V. of the rap group Nappy Roots. Valerie also penned the film "Top Model Predator" being produced with Joslyn Pennywell from America's Next Top Model. 

What she's done!

Valerie’s non-profit Organization U-CARE Foundation has been a means to produce her writing projects and make a positive impact on her community. Her youth focused plays & film deal with issues of cyber bullying, mental health, teen pregnancy & decision making and have been done as short films for classroom and community event use nationwide. They  include: The Lockdown Club, Trapped & Decisions, Deleted  & Roots of Deceit.  Her short films Hope 4 Dating in LA, Burned Out Nurse, The Lockdown Club, Deleted Film & Bougie #SS Brandon have screened as classroom tools and several film festivals all over the US such as Long Beach International Film Festival, Global Shorts Film Festival, Greater Cleavland Urban Film Festival, Capital City Black Film Festival, Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival, San Francisco Black Film Festival, Sistah's Are Doin It For Themseleves Film Festival, Reel Recovery Film Festival (New York & Los Angeles), Culture & Diversity Film Festival & The SE Manly Short Film Festival.  Her films have won numerous awards such as Best Original Screenplay Best Comedy (Culture & Diversity Film Festival) Best Short Film Honoroble Mention (Global International Film Festival)






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