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Alex Padilla on Making Your Vote Count in November

Alex Padilla on Making Your Vote Count in November

Steven Mirkin August 31, 2020 For most people, Tuesday, Nov. 3, is Election Day. But California Secretary of State Alex Padilla — the official charged with running California’s election — says it should more...

LA Sentinel: LAUSD Owes Black Students and Families More

LA Sentinel: LAUSD Owes Black Students and Families More

Los Angeles Sentinel Dr. Ana F. Ponce and Michael Lawson August 13, 2020 The tragic deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, and others have illuminated, yet again, the realities of...

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State of Black America 2020 Report unmasked

Urban League Report 2020 State of Black America Report
3 months ago

There's more on the ballot than just elected officials. Know what your voting for and why it matters. To read the list of Propositions the Los Angeles Urban League supports in the 2020 election, ... See more

3 months ago

Today we are “Fighting for Economic Justice” with President & CEO of Entertainment Studios Byron Allen in conversation with a special celebrity guest. ⁠

A benefit for the Los Angeles Urban ... See more

3 months ago

Through our partnership with the @grammymuseum , we’ve asked different artist to share why they vote, because every vote matters in this election👏🏼👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 Repost from ... See more

3 months ago

We are honored to participate in Holocaust Museum L.A. ’s LIVESTREAM SPECIAL: 45 Minutes of Inspiration on October 21, 2020 at 5:45 pm PDT. Join us in supporting the Museum’s mission to provide ... See more

3 months ago

On Oct. 28 @ 5:00 PM, join The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and The Los Angeles Urban League for a conversation with experts as we explore the racial disparities of healthcare in Los ... See more

3 months ago


Music impacts us, but now it's time to impact the world with your #vote! 🗳️ We partnered with Los Angeles Urban League to ask different artists why they vote, and allow them to share their ... See more

3 months ago

Economic justice has been long fought by our greatest civil rights leaders and continues to be what we fight for today. Help us empower our underutilized communities with jobs, training, and small ... See more

3 months ago

The Business Resiliency Workshop Series returns this Wednesday (TOMORROW). Understand the legal framework needed for protecting your business and yourself.

Register at the link ... See more

3 months ago

In exactly ONE WEEK join us in support of @Monicadhiggins alongside the other Top 5 Finalist for @WomenFoundersnetwork 's 'Fast Pitch 2020' - as they compete for $40,000 in cash prizes and $135,000 ... See more

3 months ago

This Thursday YOU can support the movement! Join us alongside Philanthropist and Media Giant Byron Allen for our virtual fundraiser 'The Fight for Economic Justice'. ⁠

When: Oct 22 @ 5 PM ... See more

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COVID-19 Vaccine

Despite History, We Must Take A COVID-19 Vaccine

At long last, a coronavirus vaccine may be available for use in the United States very soon. Before people outside of clinical trials can get the...

As Our Communities Hurt, COVID Relief is Needed

As President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamal Harris work on their transition to the White House, we know that there is much work to...

Los Angeles Urban League Salutes President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris on Their Historic Election Victory

Statement from Michael A. Lawson, President, and CEO of Los Angeles Urban League The Los Angeles Urban League joins with Americans in every state of...

Reclaim Our Vote

The final day to vote in the 2020 election is November 3rd – four days from today. We have four days to Reclaim our Vote and to make our collective...

By Voting We Honor Our Ancestors

We cannot overstate the importance and the power of the African American vote. We don't all have to vote as one, but when we show up at the polls,...

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...

The Count for Census 2020 Must Continue

This past Wednesday, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the federal government must continue the Census 2020...
We must vote

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,...
Ms. 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...
LA County Sheriff

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...