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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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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