• Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
    In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, we highlight National Urban League staff members who identify as Latino/a!
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  • 2014 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Urban Leadership

    2014 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Urban Leadership
    2014 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Urban Leadership Development Conference
    October 8-12, 2014
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  • Banking in Color

    Banking in Color
    New Joint Report from NUL and Partners Looks at Finance and Banking in Communities of Color
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  • 2015 Emerging Leaders Program Application

    2015 Emerging Leaders Program Application
    2015 Emerging Leaders Program Application Application Deadline: November 14, 2014
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  • 58th Annual Equal Opportunity Dinner

    58th Annual Equal Opportunity Dinner
    58th Annual Equal Opportunity Dinner
    Save the Date: November 12th, 2014
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"Every American has access to jobs with a living wage and good benefits."

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National Urban League's Job Strategies

Changing America's Job Landscape
by Creating New Opportunities

8 Point Plan: Educate, Employ & Empower

In 2011, the National Urban League launched the 12-Point Jobs Plan to Put America Back to Work. In 2012, we are issuing a public call for immediate national action around the education and job-training steps necessary to achieve these goals. 

Upcoming Events

The 11th Annual Legislative Policy Conference Will Focus on Jobs and "The Great Divide"
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04/02/2014 - 12:00am - 04/04/2014 - 12:00am
Washington, DC, DC
2014 National Urban League Conference - Cincinnati, Ohio
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07/23/2014 - 12:00am - 07/26/2014 - 12:00am
Cincinnati, OH
Mark Your Calendars-Digital Career Success Series
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04/09/2014 - 12:00am - 06/04/2014 - 12:00am

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