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.

NUL's Walmart Foundation Capacity-Building Program

The Walmart Foundation Capacity-Building Program, funded by the Walmart Foundation, was created by the National Urban League (NUL) as a pilot program in 2014 to enhance workforce development best practices at a select group of five Urban League affiliates. Read more »

Urban League's Save Our Sons Program Boasts High Job Placement Rate

For two years, Tyrell Stalling sent off job applications to no avail. Sometimes, he was homeless.

“At one point I took all the resumes I did and just threw them away. Because I was like, there’s no help. This world is just unfair,” Stalling said. Stalling is one of 114 men who this year have completed a new job training effort by the Urban League. Read more »


Rochester YouthBuild Program Working to Construct a House

Urban League's YouthBuild Rochester Program (Rochester, NY), is working to construct a single-family house on West Broad Street for a low-income family. Read more »


Urban League, AmeriCorps Partnership Targets Urban Youth

NEW YORK (November 5, 2015) — Thousands of low-income urban youth will see their long-term economic prospects improved by learning about the economic impact of unhealthy behaviors and the lack of health insurance, thanks to a new partnership between the National Urban League and AmeriCorps, National Urban League President Marc H. Morial announced. Read more »


Santana Textiles Group $64.8M Manufacturing Facility Project

Stonehenge Community Development (SCD) recently provided $6.3 million of Federal New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) allocation to support a $31 million new markets investment for the completion of construction on a new 212,725 square foot denim manufacturing facility in Edinburg, Texas for Santana Textiles Group (Santana). Read more »


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