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2014 National Urban League Conference: Recap

2014 National Urban League Conference: Recap

RogerEbert.com and Chicago Urban League Mentor Young Critics

RogerEbert.com Partners with Chicago Urban League to Mentor Young Critics

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Scholarships Available for College Bound Students

ALERT: Scholarships Available for College Bound African American Students-DEADLINES in January 2014

ScholarshipsOnline.org announced the 10 best scholarships available for African American students this year. There is more than $50 billion dollars available in scholarship funds, but note that deadlines are fast approaching this month.

To read the entire list see below. Read more »

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Youths Get $20,000 in Financial Aid

South Florida Times: Youths Get $20,000 in Financial Aid

A program sponsored by the Urban League of Palm Beach County (West Palm Beach, FL) to encourage young people to pursue higher education donated more than $20,000 in scholarships last year, President and CEO Patrick Franklin said.

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Student Success Hinges on Parental Involvement

“Every parent wants their child to achieve, thrive and succeed. Too often though, negative perceptions of children of color and their parents can influence the ability of parents and children to get the supports they need.”—Chanelle P. Hardy, executive director, National Urban League Washington Bureau Read more »

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Report on Parental Engagement in Children's Education

Engaged to Achieve: A Community Perspective on How Parents are Engaged in their Children's Education

A report released today by the National Urban League Washington Bureau “Engaged to Achieve:  A Community Perspective on How Parents are Engaged in Their Children’s Education,” showed that race plays a pervasive—and negative—role

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Read the 2012-2013 State of BEEP Report Online

This year, 405 BEEP classroom visits impacted almost 18,000 students.

Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program

Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars at American University hold steadfast to a single mission: meet the needs and change the fates of everyday citizens in the most under-resourced, underserved areas of the world.
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Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's 30th Anniversary

Chattanooga Times Free Press: Mark H. Morial Urges Diversity, Celebrates Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's 30th Anniversary

Inclusion of all people in the workforce allows for the greatest pool of talent and economic success for a city, but such diversity doesn't happen by serendipity, said Marc H. Morial.

The National Urban League president and CEO said businesses need to actively pursue workplace diversity.

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