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Community colleges play vital role in minority communities

Community colleges play vital role in minority communities

Janice Hayes KyserJuly 23, 2021 LOS ANGELES — A recent study conducted by the Los Angeles Economic Development Commission (LAEDC) examining the disparities in education and career opportunities for people of color...

Explaining Hollywood: How to become a film editor

Explaining Hollywood: How to become a film editor

By ANOUSHA SAKOUIJuly 5, 2021 When Chloé Zhao was nominated for best film editing at this year’s Academy Awards, it boosted the chances that her movie, “Nomadland,” would win best picture. The Oscar win continued...

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ANNUAL REPORT: 2020-2022

Urban League Report 2020 State of Black America Report

State of Black America 2020 Report unmasked

Urban League Report 2020 State of Black America Report

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We are proud to support this amazing and necessary series hosted by @asiasocietyla and @usccinema 🎬 See below for details! Repost from @asiasocietyla

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The Los Angeles Urban League calls for the immediate resignation of former Council President Nury Martinez and Councilmembers Gil Cedillo and Kevin de León. The former President of the LA City ... See more

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Today, we celebrate the people who built thriving and flourishing communities on the lands we live on today.

We honor the diverse Indigenous communities across the U.S. and help to uplift their ... See more

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#FlashbackFriday to Black to the Future with the LA Urban League Young Professionals ( @laulyps )! We were so thrilled to be a sponsor of this year's TEC Leimert and see so much black excellence ... See more

Press releases

Statement on the Passing of Michelle Avan

From Elliot Hinds, Chairman of the Board of the Los Angeles Urban League "It is with a heavy heart that we express our condolences for the tragic death of our beloved board member Michelle Avan. Sometimes there...

The Significance of December 6 in American History

On December 6, the citizens of Georgia will head to the polls to decide who will represent them in the United States Senate. While this date is...

Garrett Morgan’s Impact on Modern America

Sunday, November 20, will mark the 99th anniversary of the date the US Patent Office awarded Patent No. 1,475,074 to 46-year-old Garrett Morgan for...

Remembering Veteran Daniel Smith

November 11 was Veteran's Day, a day we set aside to honor the members of our military who put their lives on the line to protect the country in...

Your Vote. Your Voice. Vote Now or No Later Than November 8!

Elections matter. As we have learned from the past, elections have the power to change the course of history. Voter turnout for midterm elections is...

Racism has no place in City Council

The recent events regarding racist discussions held by now-former LA City Council President Nury Martinez and Council Members Mr. Cedillo and Mr. De...

LA Urban League Inspires Future Entrepreneurs

Today's students are tomorrow's business moguls and at the LA Urban League we are giving them the opportunity to dream big and turn their business...

L.A. City Councilmembers Martinez, Cedillo, and De Leon Must Resign

The Los Angeles Urban League calls for the immediate resignation of former Council President Nury Martinez, Councilmembers Gil Cedillo, and Kevin de...

Reentry Programs Need More Support

The United States doesn't have one "criminal justice system;" instead, we have thousands of federal, state, local, and tribal systems. Together,...

Remembering a Legend – Pharoah Sanders

This past week, Pharoah Sanders, the jazz saxophonist who ushered in a new era of spiritual and avant-garde jazz, passed away at 81. Pharoah Sanders...
LA Votes Nov.8

Your Vote. Your Voice.

The 2020 presidential and 2018 midterm elections marked the highest voter turnout in over a century. Californians had good reason to make their...