Education

Urban League of Essex County Helps Diane Get Her Diploma

Diane J. learned about the Urban Youth Empowerment Program (UYEP) through her counselor at the Newark Leadership Academy.  After her high school education was interrupted by unfortunate circumstances, she made the decision that as an adult she would pursue her high school diploma through an alternative program. 
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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.
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Education policy: What will happen now

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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 »

Florida teen works on Clifton Park farm as part of National Urban League Youth Summit

Florida teen helps weed Clifton Park farm as part of National Urban League youth summit

Jamario Cantrell knelt under the blazing sun Saturday, carefully wrapping his fingers around tall weeds that had popped up alongside young asparagus plants at the Real Food Farm in Baltimore. Read more »

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Google Grant Helps Urban League Address Achievement Gap

The Seattle Medium: Google Grant Helps Urban League Address Achievement Gap For African Americans

This summer the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle will be bringing back Summer University, thanks to new funding from Google.

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New York Urban League and Educators4Excellence Unite for Bethune Fellowship Project

Teaching Matters, NY Urban League and Educators4Excellence Unite for Bethune Fellowship Project

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New York Urban League and Educators4Excellence Unite for Bethune Fellowship Project

Teaching Matters, NY Urban League and Educators4Excellence Unite for Bethune Fellowship Project

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The STEM Techie Guy


The STEM Techie Guy

 
John S. really didn’t realize the value and importance of his STEM skills until got to the Houston Area Urban League.
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Basketball is More Than a Game

Basketball is More Than a Game
 

During a recent trip to a quiet suburb outside of Chicago, youth from the Chicago Urban League’s Project Ready: Mentor program demonstrated that basketball is more than a game. Read more »

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