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

SCORR Probation Program is Winning

When participants in a new Summit County probation program were asked what they’re thankful for during a recent court session, one man answered: “progress.”

“I’m succeeding a lot — and putting the effort in to do it,” said Dwante Hawthorne-Ball, who has been in the SCORR program for two months.

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

Urban League Job Center Partnership Works to Fill Jobs, Close Skills Gap

One by one, students gathered in a classroom at a job center on Madison’s southwest side took their turns answering interview questions. Addressing about 20 of their peers, some felt self-conscious and nervously referred to notecards or stumbled over prepared statements.

But they all participated.

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National Urban League
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 - 11:44am

CFUL Awarded Community Grant by Fifth Third Bank

The Central Florida Urban League (Orlando, FL) is proud to be the recipient of Fifth Third Bank's 2019 Strengthening Our Communities grant award in the amount of $50,000. 

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National Urban League
Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 1:16pm

McDuffie to Step Down from Buffalo Urban League in 2020

Brenda McDuffie made a big announcement during the annual Buffalo Urban League Gala (Buffalo, NY) on Saturday night.

The organization's president and CEO announced that she is stepping down in 2020. She plans to still be involved.

The gala is one of the largest fundraising affairs in Western New York.

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

Van Jones Calls for Criminal Justice Reform at Urban League Luncheon

Because of the Urban League, “a miracle is happening in the United States of America on the most pervasive issue holding back our progress,” CNN political contributor Jones told the crowd who attended the Urban League of Philadelphia’s (Philadelphia, PA) annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Empowerment Luncheon.

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National Urban League
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 2:30pm

Milwaukee Urban League Offers Free Drivers Ed Courses

The Milwaukee Urban League (Milwaukee, WI) is looking to help at least 303 people get their driver's license, free of charge.

It’s all through a program they’ve been operating for more than 20 years. Now, they’re pushing harder to get more people into the courses than ever before.

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National Urban League
Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 12:34pm

YPs Hosted 8th Annual Leadership Development Conference

District Hall, a center in Seaport, buzzed with excitement this weekend as inspirational business figures told stories of individuality, authenticity and relationship-building. They were all seeking to answer one question — how do you build a legacy? 

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National Urban League
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 1:12pm

Urban League to bring First Expungement Clinic to Southwest Side

On a Thursday evening in September on the South Side, about 20 lawyers and legal professionals sat in twos at several tables in a large open room at the Urban League of Greater Madison (Maidson, WI, waiting to help people for free.

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National Urban League
Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 12:34pm

Urban League Teams up with TIAA Bank to Host Turkey Giveaway

On Tuesday, November 26 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis (St. Louis, MO) will distribute nearly 2,000 free turkeys to needy area residents thanks to the support of TIAA Bank and Schnucks Supermarkets.

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National Urban League
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 2:36pm

Urban League Youth Empowerment Luncheon

On Friday, November 8th,  the Urban League of Palm Beach County (West Palm Beach, FL) held it’s Ninth Annual Youth Empowerment Luncheon at the West Palm Beach Marriott.

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