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Kyshira Moffett Inspired to Pursue Her Dreams

As a leader on my campus, I have had the opportunity to work with the BEEP Program in 2012 and in 2013 at Hampton University. Interacting with several BEEPers has inspired and influenced me to become active with the National Urban League upon graduation. I have gained new wisdom and insight through the BEEP program. Students who attend the BEEP Program gain a priceless learning experience by interacting with top corporate executives who look like them.

Education policy: What will happen now


The campaign goal: “Every American Child is ready for College, Work and Life!” Join a community that is well informed on education issues in the news.  See the links below and Get Empowered Now. Read more »

First Black Astronaut in Space Speaks at Lorain County Urban League Conference, Luncheon

Dr. Guy Bluford, the first African American in space, and a veteran of four Space Shuttle missions, recalls when NASA was looking for astronauts in the late 1970s. Read more »


Urban League Discusses the Violence & Educational Struggles in WMass

From crime to education struggles, the Urban League of Springfield (Springfield, MA) opened dialogue about the challenges minorities face in our community, and what we can do to help. Read more »


Urban League Supports President Boren’s Zero Tolerance Position

OKLAHOMA CITY – March 11, 2015 – The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City applauds President Boren and the University of Oklahoma for their zero tolerance position and swift action against the members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the racial bigotry displayed at the University of Oklahoma.

Urban League Partners with Businesses to Offer Scholarships

The Jacksonville Urban League (Jacksonville, FL) has partnered with Pepsico and Winn-Dixie to offer high school seniors money to be used to fund their college education.

Students need to be in their senior year and currently enrolled in high school, public, private or charter, no matter. The scholarship must be used to apply towards college classes in the 2015-2016 school year.  Read more »


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12th Annual Legislative Policy Conference

12th Annual Legislative Policy Conference
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Letter to Congressman Steve Scalise from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and the National Urban League

Letter to Congressman Steve Scalise from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and the National Urban League

Urban League Marks 50 Years

The Urban League of Racine and Kenosha (Racine, WI) celebrated its 50th anniversary on New Year’s Eve. Read more »