Adult Re-Entry Participant: “There Are No Words to Describe the Help”

When Michael S. first came to the Adult Re-Entry Program at the Urban League of Greater New Orleans (ULGNO), he was Read more »



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Urban League of Greater New Orleans Adult Re-Entry Program Success

Urban League of Greater New Orleans Adult Re-Entry Program Success

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Urban Reentry Jobs Program Changes a Life

When Thomas P. first came to the Urban League of Greater New Orleans’ Urban Reentry Jobs Program, he was unemployed and living in the local halfway house.  Urban League staff assisted him with honing his interview and computer literacy skills, which led to him attending a “Suits for Hire” job fair in March.  He started working at the local Marriott, but with the possibility of homelessness still loomed over his head.

Urban Supply Chain Jobs Program Student Makes Her Next Move!

Ms. Helena Peal came to the Columbus Urban League wanting information on how to write a grant for a business idea of starting a refugee help center.  After a few in depth questions regarding her career goals, the LINCS SCM program was shared with her.  Ms. Peal was interested in this program and was directed to the LINCS Outreach Specialist.  After an initial intake, Ms. Peal identified her barriers as transportation, needing a classroom setting in education, and lack of a PC and internet at her residence.  

Urban League of Detroit Empowers Andrew to Re-enter the Workforce

Andrew B. enjoyed being retired, but after time he missed the work environment and needed additional financial assistance. Andrew considered trying to find a job through traditional means, but noted having to job search in this current day and at his age would prove difficult having no real computer skills. “I was really unsure of how to begin to job search; I was used to the days of paper applications,” he said.

ULGNO Supports Women and Minority Entrepreneurs

"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

Women in Business Challenge Pitch Highlights Five Female Entrepreneurs, Awards $10K to DyverseCity

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.

Sangamon County State's Attorney said Wednesday there are currently two minors on trial for first-degree murder, and he said situations like that are becoming increasingly common.

"There has been an increase in juvenile offenses," Milhiser said. "Especially violent crimes involving guns." Read more »