National Urban League


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voluntary nonpartisan community service agency, founded in 1910, whose goal is to help end racial segregation and discrimination in the United States, especially toward African Americans, and to help economically and socially disadvantaged groups to share equally in every aspect of American life. It provides direct service in the areas of employment, housing, education, social welfare, health, family planning, mental retardation, law and consumer affairs, youth and student affairs, labor affairs, veterans affairs, and community and minority business development. Considered more conservative in outlook than the National Association for the Advancement of Colored PeopleNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People
(NAACP), organization composed mainly of American blacks, but with many white members, whose goal is the end of racial discrimination and segregation.
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, the National Urban League has 50,000 members in 115 affiliates in 34 states and the District of Columbia.
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The tour will also highlight how the National Urban League is working to ensure that all Americans receive access to quality and affordable health services.
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The three-year partnership builds on an initiative announced earlier this year between the National Urban League and Wells Fargo to co-sponsor a new edition of The Foreclosure Workbook: The Complete Guide to Understanding Foreclosure and Saving Your Home.
About the National Urban League The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities.
While emphasizing its 12 Point Plan, the National Urban League also hosts live online web chats about the national's Employment Report the first Friday of every month, calling attention to upcoming job tours, as well as to the many resources available on the websites of the National Urban League, WorkplaceDiversity.
Last November, SBC awarded a $1 million grant to the National Urban League to support its technology programs.
Our 2008 annual conference in Orlando will gather some of the nation's greatest minds and leaders to address critical issues facing the African-American community," said National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H.
S bottles are uniquely numbered and celebrate a proud history with the community, including its long-standing relationship with the National Urban League (NUL), a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities.
The National Urban League has proclaimed itself "ready to dive deeply into the issue of economic development," with a multifaceted plan to help African Americans increase their economic self-sufficiency.
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