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Los Angeles Urban League Hosts Youth and College Fair

Los Angeles Urban League Hosts Youth and College Fair

Sentinel News Service May 10, 2023 The Los Angeles Urban League, in partnership with JPMorgan, Cedar Sinai, Honda, Target, and other employers, will host a Youth and College Career Fair on Friday, May 5, at the...

Karen Bass takes over a Los Angeles divided by crisis

Karen Bass takes over a Los Angeles divided by crisis

Reis ThebaultDecember 11, 2022 LOS ANGELES — It was one month before a momentous mayoral election here and the nation’s second-largest city was in disarray. A now-infamous audio recording had just surfaced,...

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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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This Mother's Day and every day, we celebrate the strength, guidance, and tenacity of the women we would not be here without. Happy Mother's Day from your Los Angeles Urban League family ♥️ ... See more

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Hot off the press and into your feed 📲 Thank you to the Los Angeles Sentinel for your article highlighting our gala and this year's incredible honorees. We can't wait to celebrate over 100 years ... See more

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🔊 SOUND ON: Thank you to ABC-7 for shining a light on our 2023 Career Fair! We were thrilled to bring together our talented youth and a diverse range of hiring partners at the Beehive last Friday, ... See more

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In less than ONE WEEK we'll be joined by over 800 movers, shakers, and changemakers that are making a difference in the City of LA. Thank you to our sponsors who are contributing to our mission! ... See more

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Thank you to Noel Massie on behalf of The Annenberg Foundation for sponsoring the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Dinner as a $100,000 Presenting Sponsor. Your support helps us continue our mission of ... See more

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This year, we are thrilled to highlight the achievements of Martin Muoto as our Trailblazer Award Honoree. Martin Muoto serves as the CEO and Founder of SoLa Impact, a family of real-estate funds ... See more

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ICYMI: The community came through for last Friday's Career Fair! Thank you to our event sponsors and hiring partners for helping to make this a fantastic turnout. Because of you, we were able to ... See more

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Thank you to the U.S. Bank for sponsoring the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Dinner as a $150,000 John Mack Premier Sponsor. Your support helps us continue our mission of "Building for Tomorrow".

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ICYMI: Tomorrow is THE day for our epic 2023 Career Fair! If you're on the hunt for a cool job or internship, you've gotta join us at The Beehive from 10:00a-2:00p! Check out what's waiting for ... See more

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This year we are excited to present the Corporate Partner Award to Sekou Kaalund, Executive Vice President of U.S. Bank. Throughout Sekou's career, he has committed himself to uplifting communities ... See more

Press releases

Los Angeles Urban League Centennial Nights

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Atop of the Roosevelt Hotel, which offered a panoramic view of Los Angeles, key Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL) supporters gathered to celebrate the historic civil-rights...

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...


“At the Los Angeles Urban League, we actively seek partners who possess a deep understanding of the challenges confronting Black and Brown...

UCLA Medical Assistant Graduates

Congratulations to our outstanding 2023 UCLA Medical Assistant Co-hort UCLA Graduates!


100 Reasons Why Our Scholarship Recipients are Extraordinary!

Our scholarship recipients are at 100% continuation rate! We are thrilled to extend a heartfelt congratulations to each and every one of our grads...
Clarence Avant, the Black Godfather

In Honor of Clarence Alexander Avant

Today, we take the timeout to celebrate the life of Clarence Alexander Avant, also known as the Godfather, who passed away on August 13, 2023. The...

How Education is Erasing Black History

“We cannot perpetuate a lie to our students and push this propaganda.”

— Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Governor of Arkansas

Los Angeles Urban League -NUL-23-Conference

The Los Angeles Urban League Wins With Three Awards

One remarkable recap from the 2023 National Urban League Conference is that we walked away with three prestigious honors.

Key Takeaway from the Alabama Boat Brawl: Lessons Learned

Alabama Boat Brawl reflects continued racial divide in America.


Our Tribute to Professor Charles James Ogletree, Jr.

Honoring Professor Charles Ogletree: A Harvard Law Luminary Remembered by Michael Lawson, CEO of Los Angeles Urban League

Toussaint L’Ouverture: A Revolutionary Icon

How Toussaint L'Ouverture Championed Freedom In the enduring narrative of human resilience, certain figures distinguished themselves, casting an...

The 4th of July, Black America, and the Impact of Affirmative Action

When fireworks lit up the summer sky on the 4th of July, it signified, for many, a celebration of the birth of a nation founded in 1776 on the tenets of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all of its citizens.