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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. 

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Letter to Congressman Steve Scalise from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and the National Urban League
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The Urban League of Racine and Kenosha (Racine, WI) celebrated its 50th anniversary on New Year’s Eve.

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3rd Annual Urban Ideas Forum: What Do the Midterm Elections Mean for African Americans & Other People of Color?
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National Urban League Survey of African American Parents Shows Overwhelming Support for Common Core State Standards, But Underscores Need for Sufficient Resources To Ensure Its Success

- 60% of African American parents retain a favorable perception of the goals for student achievement under Common Core -

- Parents agree that schools with a majority African American (64%) or Latino (67%) student population were deficient in resources necessary to teach the Common Core -

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The Urban League of Springfield (Springfield, MA) was recently joined by representatives of Comcast for a special ceremony to announce the award of a $60,000 grant, payable over three years, from the Comcast Foundation.

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