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Our news tells the story of affiliate work in the community, highlights the contributions of our affiliate network and elevates our programs, and partnerships.

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National Urban League
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 11:59am

150,000 Volunteers Expected at Annual Greater Philadelphia MLK Day of Service

Organizers, sponsors, and community partners joined together in a ceremony at Girard College on January 8 to announce plans for the upcoming 25th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service. Girard College will serve as the region’s signature project site for the eleventh successive year. 

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National Urban League
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 12:01pm

James Buford Remembered

A pillar of the civic community, James H. Buford mingled with both corporate executives and civil rights activists.

He was “as comfortable in the suite as on the street,” Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, said on Saturday at Buford’s funeral.

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National Urban League
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 - 11:45am

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National Urban League
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 12:01pm

NFL Adds 6 Grassroots Groups to Inspire Change Initiative

The NFL is awarding new grants to six social justice organizations as part of its “ Inspire Change “ initiative that emphasizes education and economic development, community and police relations, and criminal justice reform.

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National Urban League
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 - 12:00pm

Energy Company Partners with CA Leaders on Solar Tree Project

Area leaders from SMUD (Sacramento Municipal Utility District), a community-owned electric service, the Sacramento Promise Zone collaborative, Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce, Greater Sacramento Urban League (Sacramento, CA), the Sacramento Kings, Baker Energy Te

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National Urban League
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 11:16am

Louisville Urban League Touts Year of Successes

The Louisville Urban League (Louisville, KY) released its annual Impact Report on Friday (December 6th).

Sadiqa Reynolds, President and CEO of the Louisville Urban League, discussed the organization's major successes during a luncheon at the Omni Hotel.

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National Urban League
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 - 11:17am

Superintendent Honored by Urban League

Fayette County Public Schools was honored recently by the Urban League of Lexington-Fayette County (Lexington, KY) as the 2019 Community Service Award winner.

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National Urban League
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 11:22am

Urban League EOD Celebrates Local Leaders in Diversity

Sold-out 60th annual event honors community activists, philanthropists and corporations

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National Urban League
Mon, 02 Dec 2019 - 10:25am

James H. Buford, Longtime Urban League Leader, Dies At 75

By Chris King, The St. Louis American

James H. Buford, longtime National Urban League leader in St. Louis and nationally, died Friday, Nov. 28 at age 75.

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National Urban League
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 - 11:47am

United Way Announces $395k in Grants for 2020 Census Outreach

Next year, efforts will begin to get people counted in the once-every-10-years census.

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