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LA Urban League Aims for Black Economic Empowerment

LA Urban League Aims for Black Economic Empowerment

Nat Rubio-LichtFebruary 15, 2021 Linda Stewart’s South Central-based apparel business, Multi-Level Apparel T-Shirt Spot, was thriving. She sold custom T-shirts to schools, local sports teams and individuals...

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...

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State of Black America 2020 Report unmasked

Urban League Report 2020 State of Black America Report
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The school year is in full swing, and so is our Project Ready FREE online Academic Counseling. We are here to help your teen prepare for their future after college!⁠

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TOMORROW is your last day to show your support for these phenomenal black filmmakers! Head to and secure your seat for the remaining showings at the Laemmle Monica Film Center.

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Hanging with your friends is better when everyone is vaxxed! Do your part for your loved ones and your community and get vaccinated against COVID-19. Text your ZIP CODE to 43889 for a clinic near you ... See more

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National Black Voter Registration Day

Today, September 17, 2021, is National Black Voter Registration Day. The Los Angeles Urban League and the National Urban League celebrate National...

Get Vaccinated and VOTE

As Californians and Americans, it is time to respond to two urgent calls to action: to get vaccinated and to vote. Our choices today on these...

The California Recall Is Not Democratic

Since its inception in 1911, the California Recall system has been flawed. The system allows a small group of voters to initiate the recall of a...

Why We Must Unite As a Community and Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

COVID-19 continues to expose the inequities in our health care system. Statistics continue to show that people of color and low-income residents of...

Why You Must Vote in The California Recall Election

Next month's California recall election on September 14 is a result of direct democracy at work. Since 1911, our state has allowed for recall...

We Must Strengthen The Voting Rights Act

August 6 marked 56 years since the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to enforce the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution,...

Remembering El Paso

This past Tuesday marked yet another day of sad remembrance for our nation. On August 3, 2019, a lone gunman drove over 600 miles from a Dallas...

Diversifying the Construction Industry

The construction industry is a $1.5 trillion industry that creates pathways into the middle class for millions of workers and continues to grow....

We Must Not Take Our Right to Vote for Granted

We must continue the fight to protect our right to vote and strengthen the integrity of the voting process. Working together to advance change can only happen when all those in favor of change fight the same battle.

Black Restaurant Accelerator Program

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have heard a common refrain regarding the impact of this dreadful disease and the response. The pandemic has...