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National Urban League
Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 2:48pm

2019 Emerging Leaders Program Application

The National Urban League Emerging Leaders Program is a competitive development opportunity.  The program provides a unique chance to develop analytical and critical leadership skills in the non-profit sector.  In order to ensure that we are developing exceptional leaders with strong interest in the work that we do at the Urban

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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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National Urban League
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 - 5:25pm

Brian Banks Film - In Theaters Now!

On the behalf of Liquid Soul and Bleecker Street Media, we want to thank the National Urban League for featuring Brian Banks at your recent national convention.

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National Urban League
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 - 5:39pm

Grand Rapids Urban League Students Lead Anti-Vaping/Smoking Campaign

The Grand Rapids Urban League (Grand Rapids, MI) is taking a strong stance on smoking and vaping when it comes to our youth.

The organization encourages healthy living and lifestyles, housing, employment, equity, inclusion and more. Alarming numbers when it comes to youth and vaping have encouraged them to take the matter head on.

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National Urban League
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 - 6:00pm

Partnership Brings Career Planning Opportunities to Cleveland

Academic and career guidance will be offered to Maple Heights residents over the next year through a pilot program between Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) and community partners.

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National Urban League
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 11:03am

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National Urban League
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 1:39pm

Chicago Urban League Selects Karen Freeman-Wilson as Next President and CEO

The Board of Directors of the Chicago Urban League has appointed accomplished leader Karen Freeman-Wilson as the organization’s next President and CEO.

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National Urban League
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 - 1:39pm

Leaders Discuss Education, Crime and Other Issues Raised by Residents

Leaders in north Lafayette identified several priorities to help communities, including improving schools, increasing wages and decreasing crime.

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National Urban League
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 1:54pm

Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio Names new CEO

CINCINNATI, OHIO ­– August 13, 2019 ­– Earlier this year, the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio (ULGSO) announced that long-time Urban League President and CEO Donna Jones Baker would retire; the organization appointed Ms.

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National Urban League
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 11:20am

Jeffrey Layne Blevins: Social media lessons from #Ferguson

By Jeffrey Layne Blevins, www.stltoday.com

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