NEWS AND EVENTS

Here’s what’s happening at the place where everything is possible. 

 

And we’re here for the duration, committed to the long-term with you with as many ways to help as possible. But let’s start with what an education is — and what it isn’t. Education is a process that never ends, not something that stops with a grade or age or piece of paper.

 

 

ALL IN AGAINST COVID-19

                                                COVID-19 is a global pandemic that has changed how we live our lives every day.

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National Urban League Condemns Racially-Motivated Mass Shooting in Buffalo

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial and Buffalo Urban League President Thomas Beauford, Jr.

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Abortion Bans Are Part Of A Larger Agenda To Roll Back Advances In Racial Justice And Women's Rights

“At a time when open racism was becoming unfashionable, these politicians needed a more high-minded issue, one that would not compel them to surrender their fundamental political orientation.

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Elon Musk Takeover Of Twitter Would Be A Disaster For Civil Rights And Democracy

“The prospect of Musk using his massive wealth to take control of one of the most influential social media platforms, and to impose his own personal vision of what is…

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State of Black America

The State of Black America

On Behalf of the Black Coalition Against COVIDThe National Urban League has commissioned this two-year assessment because we believe it is essential to examine the consequences of the pandemic for…

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Greater Stark County Urban League celebrates 100 years

CANTON – Supporters of the Greater Stark County Urban League marked the organization's 100 years of helping area residents get employment, housing and education and channeling their voices for social justice.…

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Community Resource at the Greater Stark County Urban League

Greater Stark County Urban League celebrates 100 years as community resource

CANTON – The Greater Stark County Urban League originated 100 years ago as a group seeking to eliminate racial segregation and discrimination and achieve parity for minorities.

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Canton City Schools with the Greater Stark County Urban League

Jeff Talbert, superintendent of Canton City Schools, discusses education during Urban League program

CANTON – What is your why? For Jeff Talbert, he found inspiration in the "dedicated teachers and community members" of his youth to become an educator.

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The Greater Stark County Urban League Blogs

Grant funds Urban League program to connect businesses with young adults, minorities

CANTON – A program hoping to help local companies recruit and retain young minority workers has started locally, with the aid of a national grant.

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Ralph Lee Jr at the Greater Stark County Urban League

Greater Stark County Urban League Announces the Appointment of New Board Chair

RALPH LEE, JR APPOINTED CENTENNIAL BOARD CHAIR  On Friday, July 9, 2021, at the annual meeting of the Greater Stark County Urban League, the board elected their new Board chair, Ralph O.…

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