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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, 28 Oct 2019 - 12:08pm

Knoxville Urban League Honors "The Clinton 12" at Gala

The Knoxville Area Urban League (Knoxville, TN) honored “The Clinton 12” with its lifetime achievement award at the Equal Opportunity Awards Gala and recognized the volunteer, minority business and corporate leadership award winners.

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National Urban League
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 3:54pm

Cincinnati Youth Make Recommendations for Policing Changes

A group of Cincinnati teens, sponsored by the Children's Law Center, the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio (Cincinnati, OH), are making recommendations to the city of Cincinnati to reduce the number of youth arrests and eliminate racial disparities.

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National Urban League
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 12:31pm

Training Partnership Links Low-Income Residents with Building Trades

Sparks flew as Dominique Jackson cut through lengths of rebar to be used in the foundation of the new Linden Community Center.

The 55,000-square-foot facility is set to open late next year, taking the place of the former building at Linden Park.

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National Urban League
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 3:55pm

Lyft, Urban League to Help Charlotteans 'Get Out the Vote" on Election Day

The ride sharing app Lyft, says they will offer discounted rides to the polls on Election Day.

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National Urban League
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 11:44am

Hundreds Spread Love at Peacefest Event

This year’s goal for Peacefest was to “pack the park with peace-loving people.” That is exactly what played out today in the Bellefontaine Park.

People who came out to this event said it was a relief to step away from the violence that has been playing out and step into what was a stress-free environment.

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National Urban League
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 3:17pm

Birmingham Urban League Creates New Youth Boxing Program

A new program from the Birmingham Urban League (Birmingham, AL will be available to young men from across the city.

At 4 p.m. Tuesday, the group will announce the launch of the Magic City Boxing Club. CEO William Barnes will make the announcement at Carver High School.

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National Urban League
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 3:54pm

Op-Ed: Automation Threatens the Future of Black Workers in America

Written by: Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League

“Black America’s collective response to emerging technology will determine whether it is an opportunity — or an existential threat.”

— George H. Lambert Jr. President and CEO, Greater Washington Urban League

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National Urban League
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 3:58pm

Urban League Report Focus on Closing Achievement Gap in Kansas City

Since 2006, the Urban League of Greater Kansas City (Kansas City, MO) has been looking at closing the exposing the socioeconomic gaps between black and white people in Kansas City.

On Thursday, the organization released its latest State of Black Kansas City.

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National Urban League
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 11:46am

Chicago Urban League Raises Nearly $2 Million

The Chicago Urban League’s (Chicago, IL) 58th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner raised nearly $2 million to support education, employment, housing, entrepreneurship and advocacy programs for African-American communities in Chicago.

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National Urban League
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 3:25pm

Urban League to Honor Local Heroes at Annual Gala

The Lorain County Urban League (Elyria, OH) will hold its annual gala at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 11, at the Emerald Event Center in Avon.

The Urban League is celebrating 41 years of service to all of the communities in Lorain County, according to a news release. 

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