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 Workers' Education and the National Urban League
There was an "invasion of white workers" and the League saw its task as assisting blacks to hold onto the jobs customarily held by their group (National Urban League, 1929).
This was a response to the unanimous passage of a resolution, introduced by League workers, recommending the inclusion in workers' education of the study of races and nationalities and their relationship to the labor movement.
League efforts in these early years focused on racial "adjustment"--for African-Americans this meant the development of acceptable behavior, dress, and language; cooperation, and the adoption of "a longer view of things;" for whites, it meant the development of a fairer attitude towards blacks and the acknowledgement of their contributions and potential (Parris and Brooks, 1971).
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 National Urban League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Urban League is a non-profit, nonpartisan, civil rights and community-based movement that advocates on behalf of Black Americans and against racial discrimination.
The National Urban League is an organizational member of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, which advocates gun control.
In 1920 the organization took the present name, the National Urban League.
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 African American Journey: National Urban League
The full name of the organization is the National Urban League.
Urban league is an organization that works to end racial discrimination and to increase the economic and political power of blacks and other minority groups in the United States.
National headquarters of the league are in New York City.
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 Urban League, National on Encyclopedia.com
Considered more conservative in outlook than the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the National Urban League has 50,000 members in 115 affiliates in 34 states and the District of Columbia.
National Urban League President Marc Morial devoted his national column to the achievements of retiring L.A. branch director John Mack.(National Headliners)(Brief Article)
DETROIT, MI -- President George W. Bush is greeted by National Urban League President Marc H. Morial at the organization's conference in Detroit, Michigan, on Friday, July 23, 2004.
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 Home - National Urban League
The National Council of Guilds was organized in 1952 and operates in each of the four regions of the Urban League under the direction of a Regional Coordinator.
National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP) is an auxiliary organization dedicated to bringing the next generation of leaders into the Urban League movement.
National Urban League President Marc Morial Says New Extensions for Katrina Families are Unacceptable
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 National Urban League Papers (Library of Congress)
Part I of the records of the National Urban League was organized in 1976.
The Urban League operated five regional offices (eastern, mideastern, midwestern, southern, and western) and a bureau in Washington, D.C. In 1975 the mideastern and midwestern regions were merged into a single regional office in Chicago known as the central regional office.
In a departure from the Urban League's traditional strategy of removing individual barriers, New Thrust sought to build the internal strength and power of the black ghetto and accelerate the process of racial integration.
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 National Urban League : News
The National Urban League Institute for Opportunity and Equality produces a number of reports, studies, statements, and articles that focus on such key issues as employment and workforce development, education, housing, economic and community development and macroeconomic policy.
The National Urban League, Inc. • 120 Wall Street, New York, NY (212) 558-5300 [tel] • (212) 344-5332 [fax] • info@nul.org [email]
Since 1999, the League has released the report during a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on the Wednesday prior to the League’s annual conference.
www.nul.org /publications   (530 words)

  
 National Urban League conference to draw thousands here
The National Urban League rolls its 93rd annual conference into town this week, an event that will put Pittsburgh at the heart of a ranging exploration of the 21st-century black family.
Esther Bush, chief executive officer of the local Urban League, said the increase in black female-headed households, which at 39.4 percent locally is 11 percentage points higher than national rates, was a concern.
At 93 years old, the Urban League is one of the nation's oldest justice and social service organizations.
www.post-gazette.com /localnews/20030720urbanleague0720p3.asp   (1246 words)

  
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The current president of the National Urban League is former New Orleans mayor Marc Morial, whose tenure as mayor was marked by considerable success in dealing with crime in the city and the reform of a corrupt police force, but was marred by charges of nepotism and patronage.
The National Urban League was a signatory - along with more than 120 other leftwing organizations - to a 2000 campaign to increase the minimum wage.
The National Urban League made these preceding assertions about white-on-black "racially inspired outrages" despite the fact that the actual incidence of such crimes is dwarfed by the incidence of black-on-white attacks.
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 ULEM: The National Urban League
The National Urban League is the nation's largest community-based organization, providing direct service, advocacy, and research on behalf of African Americans and other individuals of color.
In 1911, CUCAN merged with the Committee for the Improvement of Industrial Conditions Among Negroes in New York (founded in 1906) and the National League for the Protection of Colored Women (founded in 1905) to form the National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes.
In 1920, the name was shortened to the National Urban League.
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 The Urban League of Rhode Island
he Urban League of Rhode Island, founded in 1939, is one of 118 affiliates of the National Urban League, working to build bridges among the races and especially to assist blacks, other minorities and the poor to achieve social justice as well as economic, educational and political equality.
The Urban League works daily with children and youth to enable them to be successful and competitive in workplaces, and to turn away from drugs and crime.
In collaborative work with other agencies, businesses and state government, the Urban League's staff members have accepted the challenge of ensuring that public policies address the needs of the community.
www.providence.edu /afro/students/genao/league.htm   (253 words)

  
 Ebony: The National Urban League: 'still fighting the good fight': the organization celebrates 95 years of being "a lifeline to equal opportunity"
Today, 95 years later, the National Urban League continues to remain true to its mission--to inspire and enable African-Americans to achieve economic self-reliance and enjoy their rights as equal citizens under the law.
Today, the Urban League has grown to include a national headquarters in New York City, a Washington, D.C., bureau and 103 affiliates in 35 states and the District of Columbia.
Fully understanding the organization's steep history, Marc Morial took the helm of the National Urban League in 2003.
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 U.S. Newswire : Releases : "National Urban League Annual Conference Hosts Civil..."
There are over 100 local affiliates of the National Urban League located in 35 states and the District of Columbia providing direct services to more than 2 million people nationwide through programs, advocacy and research.
More information about the National Urban League's 2005 Annual Conference, registration, exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities is available on the League's Web site at http://www.nul.org or by calling 800-263-9926.
Today, the National Urban League, headquartered in New York City, spearheads the non-partisan efforts of its local affiliates.
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 National Urban League launches agenda 2000
According to Hugh B. Price, president of the National Urban League, Houston was chosen as the site for the convention because of its assault against anti-affirmative action.
The mission of the Urban League for this century has been to close the gap between those who have and those who don’t.
As the league gets ready to celebrate 90 years of service, it does so with a sense of accomplishment and a feeling of hope for tomorrow, organizers said.
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 African American Registry: National Urban League founded
The mission of the National Urban League is to assist African-Americans in achieving social and economic equality.
The National Urban League is a nonprofit social service and civil rights organization with headquarters in New York City.
A year later, the Committee merged with the Committee for the Improvement of Industrial Conditions Among Negroes in New York (founded in New York in 1906), and the National League for the Protection of Colored Women (founded in 1905) to form the National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/156/National_Urban_League_founded   (338 words)

  
 www.detroiturbanleague.org
Founded in 1916, the Detroit Urban League's purpose is to meet the needs of the community through, employment counseling, referral and placement, nutritional programs for child and adult care, health care and drug and violence awareness programs.
The mission of the Detroit Urban League is to enable African Americans and other persons of color to achieve their fullest human potential.
www.detroiturbanleague.org   (60 words)

  
 Youth and Education -- The KAUL
The Duracell/National Urban League Scholarship and Intern Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding minority students in completing their college education, and to give these students practical exposure to employment opportunities within a large corporation.
Urban League Trainees gained hands on experience learning the fundamentals and safety of the carpentry trade.
The Urban League facilitates workshops and seminars for successful summer employment for youth.
www.thekaul.org /youth.htm   (565 words)

  
 Remarks by President Bush to the 2004 National Urban League Conference
Marc, I read your comments, and the National Urban League is a partner in the $127 million reward we announced in May this year just to do that, to create an environment where people have a chance to realize their dreams by owning their own business.
The thing I like about the National Urban League is you believe in the future of the African American community.
The federal government, the Urban League and these other citizens are coming together and saying, we're going to set up these centers to help people help themselves.
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 NAUDL Home Page
The National Association for Urban Debate Leagues exists to improve urban public education by empowering youth to become engaged learners, critical thinkers, and active citizens who are effective advocates for themselves and their communities.
The National Association for Urban Debate Leagues (NAUDL) is a national organization that supports its Local Sites by helping them achieve long-term sustainability and qualitative development.
Urban Debate Leagues (UDLs) organize interscholastic debate as an academic competition, and promote debate as a component of the regular classroom curriculum, so that urban youth who have for so long been denied the powerful academic benefits of debate can be offered this valuable learning tool.
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 National Urban League - Member Organizations
Prior to his selection as President and CEO of the National Urban League, Marc H. Morial also served two-years in the Louisiana State Senate where he was recognized as “Conservationist Senator of the Year,” “Education Senator of the Year” and “Legislative Rookie of the Year” for his outstanding accomplishments.
Marc H. Morial is the President and CEO of the National Urban League, after being unanimously selected to by the Board of Trustees on May 15, 2003.
Since assuming the helm of the National Urban League, Morial has worked to re-energize the movements’ diverse constituencies by building on the strength’s of the nearly one hundred year old organization.
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 SacObserver.com [NEWS] National Urban League Indexes 'Equality Gap'
Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, says the organization's Equality Index is a way of drawing attention to the progress yet to be made in America.
A new Equality Index unveiled Wednesday by the National Urban League shows that Blacks today are less than three-quarters of the way toward reaching equality with Whites.
Morial touts the National Urban League's new Equality Index as a way of making certain African Americans are economic and social casualties in this country.
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 National Urban League Honors Microsoft: The company is one of four American corporations saluted this month in the League's annual Equal Opportunity Day Awards.
National Urban League Honors Microsoft: The company is one of four American corporations saluted this month in the League's annual Equal Opportunity Day Awards.
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 26, 2001 -- Microsoft is one of four major American corporations honored earlier this month by the National Urban League for support of the League's initiatives in education, technology, economic self-sufficiency and racial inclusion.
Hugh B. Price, president of the League, praised Microsoft's October award of a Technology Leadership Grant of more than US$2.7 million in software to support operations at technology centers operated by more than 90 Urban League affiliates across the United States.
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 The Northeast Florida Advocate - Article - national news
“The National Urban League made great strides under the leadership of Hugh Price, and it is strategically positioned to be a great catalyst for progress in our urban communities,” Morial said in a statement issued after his appointment by the board.
Morial is expected to make his first appearance before the Urban League family in Pittsburgh at the organization’s annual conference in July.
Established a year after the NAACP, the Urban League was seen as the second-oldest civil rights organizations.
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 National Urban League Receives $2.7 Million No Child Left Behind Grant
The National Urban League is dedicated to ensuring that children are well-educated and equipped for economic self-reliance in the 21st century.
The National Urban League will use the grant to add eight Reading Information Centers to an existing project; enhance their after-school programs in four communities; and engage parents, caregivers, and communities in a conversation around the opportunities available to them under
The National Urban League has been awarded a $2.7 million two-and-a-half-year grant for its project to improve student reading achievement and increase urban communities' knowledge about the
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 Urban League of Portland
The Urban League of Portland was established in 1945 and is an affiliate of the National Urban League, one of the nation's leading civil rights and social service organizations.
The League helps empower African Americans and others to achieve equality in education, employment and economic security through a combination of direct services, outreach and advocacy.
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 Amsterdam News - Article - national news
In looking inward, the National Urban League panels will determine what demands should be put on government and what demands the Black community must place on itself.
The Urban League’s State of Black American report, issued in April, details the seriousness of the problems facing Black America.
In the 95th year of the NUL, the nation’s premiere Black economic organization, Morial says political speeches will be limited in order to allow the organization to focus inward on the Black community with the goal of setting an agenda for Black America, an opportunity covenant.
www.amsterdamnews.com /News/article/article.asp?NewsID=4489&sID=3   (684 words)

  
 BlackBusinessList.Com - National Urban League Announces New Conference Participants
More information about the National Urban League's 2005 Annual Conference registration, exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities is available on the League's website at http://www.nul.org or by calling (800-263-9926).
This plenary session, scheduled on July 28 at 9 a.m., is part of the National Urban League Annual Conference, which takes place in Washington, D.C. from July 27th - 31st.
National Urban League President Marc Morial will lead the plenary session.
www.blackbusinesslist.com /biznews/national/2005/07/nulnew.htm   (389 words)

  
 National Urban League --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
He was a fellow of the National Urban League.
As director of the National Urban League, he plotted the advancement of blacks and promoted equality.
The National Municipal League, organized in 1894, united various city reform groups throughout the country; corrupt local governments were overthrown in such cities as New York in 1894, Baltimore in 1895, and Chicago in...
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 Harold Ford Jr. For U.S. Senate 2006 Unofficial Grassroots Blog: National Urban League Forum To Feature Harold Ford Jr.
"The National Urban League is partnering with the Washington, DC-based African education and advocacy organization, the Constituency for Africa (CFA), to organize the Diaspora panel, which will be held on Friday, July 29th, from 9 a.m.
"National Urban League President, Marc H. Morial, believes the mission of the Urban League needs to be global.
"It is long past time that the National Urban League expand its mission of training, job creation and capacity-building to a global scale, especially as it concerns Africa and African peoples, said Morial.
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 BUSH TO SPEAK TO NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE!
The National Urban League is a non-profit, nonpartisan, civil rights and community-based movement that serves over 2 million people, providing direct services, research and policy advocacy to help individuals and communities reach their fullest potential.
Bush spoke to an Urban League conference in July 2003, telling the mostly black audience that his economic policies were a path to "greater opportunity and hope" for black Americans.
The comments offered are not with respect to the Urban League directly but are as a result of my perception with respect to GWB's pandering and wasting our money to gain some votes ostensibly and reassure everybody that he is indeed a compassionate conservative.
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