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Los Angeles Urban League

For 100 years Los Angeles Urban League has served as a powerful advocate for African-Americans and other minorities by ensuring our communities have access to careers with living wages, opportunities to start and grow businesses, and clear pathways to personal and professional growth.

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Recent News

The Fight for Economic Justice

The Fight for Economic Justice

I still have a dream that one day all of God’s children will have food and clothing and material well-being for their bodies, culture, and education for their minds, and freedom for their spirits.-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta,...

Get Out the Vote – Yes on Prop 16

Get Out the Vote – Yes on Prop 16

This upcoming election is like no other, and I urge you to use your voice and reclaim your power by voting. Not only are the stakes high nationally, but in California, we are also voting on important issues such as affirmative action, rent control, and justice reform...

Grand Jury Fails to Deliver Justice for Breonna Taylor

Grand Jury Fails to Deliver Justice for Breonna Taylor

The Grand Jury in Jefferson County, Kentucky, failed to deliver justice for Ms. Breonna Taylor and her family this week. The Grand Jury indicted one police officer for wanton endangerment of persons who were not injured in any way and took no action against the police...

Statement on Shooting of LA County Sheriff Deputies

Statement on Shooting of LA County Sheriff Deputies

"Violence has no practical results towards building a strengthened community or solving the problems of human prejudice, bias, and injustice. People accept the ideological or even religious myth that if you want to get things done, Violence is the way. But Violence is...

We Must Make Black Count in the 2020 Census

We Must Make Black Count in the 2020 Census

On Saturday, September 5, 2020, a federal judge in Northern California issued a temporary restraining order to stop the Census Bureau from terminating the census process a month ahead of its original schedule. This ruling was in response to a lawsuit filed by the...

Sheriff Villanueva Misses the Point of Protests

Sheriff Villanueva Misses the Point of Protests

This past Monday, two Los Angeles County Sherriff deputies shot and killed Dijon Kizzee, a 29-year-old African American man from Lancaster, CA, visiting friends and family in the Westmont neighborhood of Los Angeles.  Shortly after Mr. Kizzee was pronounced dead,...

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