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Columbus Urban League Helps Participant Realize Leadership Potential

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Natalya, who got a job as a customer service representative with the help of the Los Angeles Urban League, writes about her experience:

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"Countless women and minority entrepreneurs throughout the Greater New Orleans area can point to a single source for the support and assistance they needed to successfully start and make it in business: The Urban League of Greater New Orleans’ Women’s Business Resource & Entrepreneurship Center.”  That was the opening statement for the “Trumpet Award” presentation to Lynnette White-Colin, the director of the Women’s Business Resource & Entrepreneurship Center last fall by the Neighborhoods Partnership Network of Greater New
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The Urban League of Greater New Orleans Women in Business Challenge is focused on educating and empowering women entrepreneurs in the city. The Challenge Pitch that took place (March 21) is the culmination of the Urban IDEA Center four-month business program that selected ten women to participate in the inaugural 2013 cohort.

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What Trump's Economic Agenda Means To You

With the presidential inauguration just days away, we turn our attention to President-elect Donald Trump's economic agenda and what it may mean for investors.

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What is the Urban Tech Jobs Program?

The Urban Tech Jobs Program (UTJP) answers the call to get more Americans working again in the technology sector. Through a collaboration between the Urban League, higher education institutions, training centers as well as local and national employers, UTJP strives to develop competitive candidates for H-1B occupations. 

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What is the Urban Tech Jobs Program?

The Urban Tech Jobs Program (UTJP) answers the call to get more Americans working again in the technology sector. Through a collaboration between the Urban League, higher education institutions, training centers as well as local and national employers, UTJP strives to develop competitive candidates for H-1B occupations. 

Who participates?

UTJP is an accelerated training program that recruits long term unemployed adults from the greater metropolitan area and provides them with workshops to build solid job readiness tools and adaptability skills in order to respond to the fast paced needs of the high demand technology environment.  UTJP offers participants the opportunity to obtain nationally recognized certifications, paid work experience and employment in the Information Technology sector. 
 

 

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Where does it operate? The Urban Tech Jobs Program will operate in seven Urban League affiliate cities.  For more information regarding enrollment or partnership opportunities please contact the Urban Tech Jobs Program near you: Urban League of Broward County Chicago Urban League Columbus Urban League Minneapolis Urban League Urban League of Palm Beach County Urban League of Philadelphia Urban League of Portland 
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Where Were Trump’s Votes? Where the Jobs Weren’t

Did the white working class vote its economic interests?
The day after the presidential election — in a long and brooding interview with Rolling Stone magazine — President Obama offered his take on why blue-collar whites flocked so decidedly to Donald J. Trump.

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Houston Area Urban League Gives Monique a Path to College

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NY TIMES: President Obama Is Handing a Strong Economy to His Successor

Departing occupants of the White House rarely hand off an improving economy to a successor from the opposing party.

When Barack Obama was waiting in the wings after the 2008 presidential election, for example, the economy was in a severe downward spiral: Employers reported cutting 533,000 jobs that November, the biggest monthly loss in a generation.

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