U.P. launched its inaugural program at Oakland’s Edna Brewer Middle School on January 30, 2019!

The team is coached by Alexander James and meets every Wednesday from 1:50-3:30PM.


Parliamentary Debate is a beautiful competitive art form.

Participants are enriched personally and academically.

However, students are often barred from debate based on race and socioeconomic status.

Urban Parli is an important step in crafting a lasting solution to debate's lack of diversity.