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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
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We are just 14 days away from the 2020 Census Deadline!! If you have not filled out your census click the link below. 10 minutes = 10 years of Aid for Our Communities.
Fill out your 2020 Census ... See more

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No matter where you are in this country, one thing is certain, your vote MATTERS. Make sure you're registered to vote ahead of the November election.
Go to the link below to check the status of your ... See more

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Join us for Chase Chats 'Advancing Black Entrepreneurs: The State of Black Entrepreneurship' in partnership with Chase Bank. Hear about the state of black business in America and the solutions to aid ... See more

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Together as one ✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 Repost from @naturbanleague

Today kicks of National #HispanicHeritageMonth! This is a time when we celebrate the rich cultures of Americans with ... See more

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Forward 2020 kicks off today! Don't miss out on this year's panel of tech industry experts. Click the link below to register⤵️

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TOMORROW! Tune into the 2020 Election Series for an engaging conversation on American Leadership in the 21st Century with General John R. Allen.
Link below to register ... See more

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The time to complete the 2020 census is now. Read more from LAUL President Michael Lawson at the link below and head to to complete your Census ... See more

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Session 2 of our Business Resiliency Workshop Series kicks off this Wednesday, Sept. 16th. These FREE workshops provide crucial expertise and advice on growing and maintaining a successful business. ... See more

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Reminder: COVID-19 is not over because you're over it
☑️Wear a Mask.
☑️Keep 6ft apart from People Outside Your Household.
☑️Get Tested and Stay Home if you are sick.
The only way we ... See more

2 weeks ago

#NeverForget Repost from @naturbanleague

On this day, 9/11, we honor the almost 3,000 lives lost in the attacks that brought our country to its knees. We ... See more

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Press releases

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...

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...
LA County Sheriff

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,...

National Urban League Sues Postmaster General to Stop New Voter Suppression Tactics

The National Urban League, Common Cause, and the League of Women Voters has joined more than 20 states and cities in an escalating legal attack...

African American Students Deserve More from LAUSD

This week Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the nation's second-largest school district, started online classes for more than 600,000...
Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris and Black Women Will Shape the Future of Democratic Politics

This week California Senator Kamala Harris, the daughter of two immigrant parents, made history by becoming the first Black woman to join the ticket...
Community Safety Partnership

LAPD Expands Community Policing Program

Amid continuing calls for police reform, earlier this week, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the expansion of the Los Angeles Police Department’s...

In Remembrance of Congressman John Lewis

On March 7, 1965, six hundred peaceful demonstrators marched over the Edmund Pettus Bridge on their way from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, to demand...

Virtual Learning Exacerbates Racial Inequities

The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted nearly every aspect of our education system, and it is undeniable that these disruptions will have long-lasting...

Police Reform

Despite Congress’ inaction on national police reform, we are encouraged by the massive reforms taking shape in the City of Los Angeles. The strength...
Los Angeles Urban League

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