The Urban Action Network (UAct) spurs revitalization in Springfield’s urban core by advancing and supporting community and economic development strategies and initiatives. UAct is the primary initiative of the Smith/Stocks-Smith Family Foundation, a tax-exempt 501(c)3 private operating foundation. Sheila Stocks-Smith is the Managing Trustee of the Foundation and President of UAct with full responsibility to direct the day-to-day operations of the Foundation and its initiatives. Trustees include Lawrence J. Smith, M.D., Sheila Stocks-Smith, Justin Stocks-Smith and Lauren Stocks-Smith. Trustees have full discretion over Foundation activities.

Partners & Supporters

UAct works with many individuals and organizations in the Springfield community. Below are just a few of our many valued partners for change. Click on the name of each of the partners to discover more about their involvement in a UAct Initiative. Thank you to “its just me” Graphics for in-kind UAct logo design assistance.