The Launch of Empowered to Quit

On September 13th and 14th, 2016 affiliate staff from Washington DC, Atlanta and Philadelphia completed their Professional Development Training as part of the newly awarded CVS smoking cessation project, Empowered to QuitEmpowered to Quit aims to assess the tobacco usage and q...

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Coloring and Conversations: An Innovative Strategy for Talking About Mental Health

In Indianapolis, Indiana, one of three pilot sites, staff collaborated with the Center of Wellness for Urban Women to deliver an innovative strategy for talking about mental health....

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A Great Faith Based Partnership

Take Action for Health strives to increase mammograms, blood pressure screenings and screenings for depression and anxiety-risk in an effort to catch these health conditions early while they are more treatable.  For example, African-American women have the lowest breast cancer survival rate of al...

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12 Affiliates Receive Mental Health First Aid Certification at 2016 Whitney M. Young Leadership Development Conference

Mental and emotional well-being are critical components to an individual’s health status. Recently a number of affiliates have identified mental and emotional health issues are priority areas that need to be addressed within their communities....

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The Greater Washington Urban League's Work to Cease Smoking

On April 27, 2017 Audrey Epperson, Director of Community Resources at the Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL), presented Pathways to Freedom to 53 men and women who were attending an employment orientation with Clark Construction at the GWUL offices. Two representatives from ...

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Urban League of Greater Kansas City Connects Members to Healthcare

In July of 2016 community organizations, including the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, came together to host one of community’s premiere free public service events in the city....

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