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National Urban League
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 - 10:59am

Milwaukee Urban League Welcomes Students on First Day of School

Last week, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) welcomed hundreds of students back-to-school at two Milwaukee Public Schools’ elementary schools. Team MUL participated in welcome back rallies at Auer Avenue School and Oliver Wendell Holmes School.

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National Urban League
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 - 11:18am

New Orleans Empowerment and Policy Conference

New Orleans will host the state’s first Empowerment and Policy Conference, a two-day event centered on influencing policy decisions to positively impact black Louisiana residents, on Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28 at Hyatt Regency New Orleans.

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National Urban League
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 - 12:07pm

Minority Employees Complete Weatherization Training Program

Seventeen members of Chattanooga’s minority workforce were among the first in the region to complete the Tennessee Valley Authority’s pilot Building Futures Minority Training Program.

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National Urban League
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 - 12:00pm

NYUL to Host Black College Fair

The New York Urban League (New York, NY) is hosting its Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fair on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The fair is presented in partnership with the Malcolm Bernard HBCU College Fair Tour, Riverbank State Park and the New York Urban League Young Professionals.

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National Urban League
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 4:33pm

Black Philanthropy Initiative Grants $25k to Advance Racial Equity in Education

The Winston-Salem Foundation's Black Philanthropy Initiative is granting thousands of dollars to schools and non-profits.

The goal is to improve the lives of African Americans in education and careers.

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National Urban League
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 3:56pm

Urban League Holds Graduation for Builds Program Participants

On Friday (August 23), 18 men and women graduated from a program - that is helping change the direction of their lives.

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National Urban League
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 3:44pm

Free Weather Training Program Offers Minorities Technical Skills

The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN) hosted a free Tennessee Valley Authority weatherization training program on Saturday.

The free program taught minority employees interested in air sealing, attic insulation, and duct sealing how to properly weatherize homes, saving energy costs.

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National Urban League
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 2:40pm

Artist's Work Tells a Story of St. Jude

Joshua's journey with sickle cell disease has inspired his dad's artwork, helping the family give back to St.

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National Urban League
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 3:15pm

Op-Ed: Urban League Sees School Crisis as Opportunity for Engagement

Written By: 

Dr. Richard Danford, Pres. & CEO                                                                                                             Jacksonville Urban League (Jacksonville, FL)

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National Urban League
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 4:56pm

Columbia Youth Gain Work Experience Through City Partnership

Sixty youth began their summer break at various sites in the City of Columbia as part of the Columbia Urban League's (Columbia, SC) Science Technology Enrichment Program (STEP).

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