archive-org.com » ORG » T » THECHICAGOURBANLEAGUE.ORG

Total: 324

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Chicago Urban League * / Overview
    SUMMIT Luncheon Tuesday 10 00 AM 2 00 PM 10 Day Success Strategies Job Readiness Workshop 2 00 PM Supply Chain Management SCM Information and Registration Wednesday 10 00 AM 2 00 PM 10 Day Success Strategies Job Readiness Workshop View Calendar 2014 Annual Report 2015 State of Black America Join Our Email List Download the Spring 2016 Empower Newsletter For nearly a century the Chicago Urban League has opened the doors of opportunity for African Americans through advocacy collaboration and innovation We are a leader in building strong sustainable African American communities and creating opportunities with the power to transform people s lives Get involved today as a sponsor participant or volunteer at an upcoming event a class or through our donor and sponsor programs This Week at the Chicago Urban League To buy tickets click here On May 2 2016 the Chicago Urban League will present its annual SUMMIT Luncheon with the theme of Blueprint for Change From ideas to Collective Impact While highlighting the successes of local changemakers whose work is making a tremendous impact on the city we will discuss strategic ways that organizations and diverse sector leaders can join together to improve the quantity quality and consistency of services and opportunities for African Americans To register click here Join the Anti Defamation League and the Chicago Urban League for a screening of the film Rosenwald The Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities Rosenwald documents the incredible story of Jewish philanthropist Julius Rosenwald s President and Chairman of Sears from 1908 1932 efforts to join with African American communities in the South to build schools during the early part of the twentieth century Apply Here We are accepting applications for the IMPACT Leadership Development Program s Class of 2017 The deadline to

    Original URL path: http://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/ (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Chicago Urban League * / Overview
    SUMMIT Luncheon Tuesday 10 00 AM 2 00 PM 10 Day Success Strategies Job Readiness Workshop 2 00 PM Supply Chain Management SCM Information and Registration Wednesday 10 00 AM 2 00 PM 10 Day Success Strategies Job Readiness Workshop View Calendar 2014 Annual Report 2015 State of Black America Join Our Email List Download the Spring 2016 Empower Newsletter For nearly a century the Chicago Urban League has opened the doors of opportunity for African Americans through advocacy collaboration and innovation We are a leader in building strong sustainable African American communities and creating opportunities with the power to transform people s lives Get involved today as a sponsor participant or volunteer at an upcoming event a class or through our donor and sponsor programs This Week at the Chicago Urban League To buy tickets click here On May 2 2016 the Chicago Urban League will present its annual SUMMIT Luncheon with the theme of Blueprint for Change From ideas to Collective Impact While highlighting the successes of local changemakers whose work is making a tremendous impact on the city we will discuss strategic ways that organizations and diverse sector leaders can join together to improve the quantity quality and consistency of services and opportunities for African Americans To register click here Join the Anti Defamation League and the Chicago Urban League for a screening of the film Rosenwald The Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities Rosenwald documents the incredible story of Jewish philanthropist Julius Rosenwald s President and Chairman of Sears from 1908 1932 efforts to join with African American communities in the South to build schools during the early part of the twentieth century Apply Here We are accepting applications for the IMPACT Leadership Development Program s Class of 2017 The deadline to

    Original URL path: http://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/Domain/1 (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Sign In
    Frequently Asked Questions Support the Lawsuit Links Programs Center for Student Development Human Capital Entrepreneurship Housing Workforce Development IMPACT Leadership Development Program Careers Multimedia Digital Media Strategy nextTV Contact Policy Research Overview Strategies Office of Education Policy Current Studies Juvenile Justice Policy Initiatives Media Partners Community DONATE DONATE Donor Recognition Program Chicago Urban League Enter your user name and password to sign in You can use this site without being

    Original URL path: http://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/site/Default.aspx?PageType=7&SiteID=1&IgnoreRedirect=true (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Register User
    Links Programs Center for Student Development Human Capital Entrepreneurship Housing Workforce Development IMPACT Leadership Development Program Careers Multimedia Digital Media Strategy nextTV Contact Policy Research Overview Strategies Office of Education Policy Current Studies Juvenile Justice Policy Initiatives Media Partners Community DONATE DONATE Donor Recognition Program Chicago Urban League We want this site to be compliant with federal law under the Children s Online Privacy Protection Act COPPA Please enter your

    Original URL path: http://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/site/Default.aspx?PageType=10&SiteID=1 (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Chicago Urban League * / Overview
    SUMMIT Luncheon Tuesday 10 00 AM 2 00 PM 10 Day Success Strategies Job Readiness Workshop 2 00 PM Supply Chain Management SCM Information and Registration Wednesday 10 00 AM 2 00 PM 10 Day Success Strategies Job Readiness Workshop View Calendar 2014 Annual Report 2015 State of Black America Join Our Email List Download the Spring 2016 Empower Newsletter For nearly a century the Chicago Urban League has opened the doors of opportunity for African Americans through advocacy collaboration and innovation We are a leader in building strong sustainable African American communities and creating opportunities with the power to transform people s lives Get involved today as a sponsor participant or volunteer at an upcoming event a class or through our donor and sponsor programs This Week at the Chicago Urban League To buy tickets click here On May 2 2016 the Chicago Urban League will present its annual SUMMIT Luncheon with the theme of Blueprint for Change From ideas to Collective Impact While highlighting the successes of local changemakers whose work is making a tremendous impact on the city we will discuss strategic ways that organizations and diverse sector leaders can join together to improve the quantity quality and consistency of services and opportunities for African Americans To register click here Join the Anti Defamation League and the Chicago Urban League for a screening of the film Rosenwald The Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities Rosenwald documents the incredible story of Jewish philanthropist Julius Rosenwald s President and Chairman of Sears from 1908 1932 efforts to join with African American communities in the South to build schools during the early part of the twentieth century Apply Here We are accepting applications for the IMPACT Leadership Development Program s Class of 2017 The deadline to

    Original URL path: http://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/Page/1 (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Vision / Mission / Overview
    Development Human Capital Entrepreneurship Housing Workforce Development IMPACT Leadership Development Program Careers Multimedia Digital Media Strategy nextTV Contact Policy Research Overview Strategies Office of Education Policy Current Studies Juvenile Justice Policy Initiatives Media Partners Community DONATE DONATE Donor Recognition Program Chicago Urban League About Us Vision Mission Overview At the Chicago Urban League we believe that a strong African American community makes a stronger Chicago For nearly a century the Urban League through unique community corporate and civic relationships has helped people find jobs affordable housing educational opportunities and grow businesses We are passionate advocates for educational equality economic development and social justice Vision A strong African American Community is a better Chicago Mission The Chicago Urban League works for economic educational and social progress for African Americans and promotes strong sustainable communities through advocacy collaboration and innovation The Chicago Urban League is committed to implementing its mission with a strategic focus on educational equality economic development and social justice and through the well informed pursuit of the following strategies Ensuring access to quality education that prepares individuals to become lifelong learners and to be competitive and successful in the global economy Preparing individuals for work at all levels in

    Original URL path: http://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/domain/4 (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • History / Our Background
    important step in the NUL s program of expansion and as a base of operations for movement into the Middle West and parts of the West The Urban League organizing meeting was held at the Wabash Avenue Y M C A on December 11 1916 and led by NUL Associate Director and later Executive Secretary Eugene Kinckle Jones and Industrial Secretary T Arnold Hill who became the Chicago organization s first executive Incorporated on June 13 1917 the Chicago Urban League s interracial group of organizers included University of Chicago Professor of Sociology Robert E Park as its first board president In March 1918 the Urban League took the important step of securing headquarters at the Frederick Douglass Center at 3032 South Wabash Avenue and during its first two years program activities focused upon research coordinated social services and industrial relations Over the years the Chicago Urban League s leadership and address changed but its mission of promoting social and economic advancement for Chicago s African American citizens remained the same In January 1956 the legendary Edwin C Bill Berry left the Portland Oregon Urban League to take the helm in Chicago Berry once described Chicago as the most important city in race relations in the world Chicago Defender November 26 1955 During Berry s tenure the Urban League purchased a building at 4500 South Michigan Avenue to become its new headquarters In 1972 James W Compton became the League s executive director and was elected president and chief executive officer six years later The Urban League built a new headquarters at 4510 South Michigan Avenue which opened in January 1984 In the fall of 2006 Cheryle R Jackson became the first woman to be elected president and CEO of the Chicago Urban League In 2007 the Urban League launched

    Original URL path: http://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/domain/7 (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive

  • From The President's Desk / Overview
    League has been at the forefront of providing strategic and impactful advocacy programming and outreach in education economic development and social justice Born out of a national movement to meet the needs of African Americans migrating to urban areas in search of a better life we have been fearless in our efforts to remove barriers that prevent individuals and families from opportunities that enable them to strengthen their lives and their communities At our core we are a civil rights organization that works with a diverse group of collaborative and funding partners who share our vision that a strong African American community is a better Chicago With the help of our partners we are able to reach more than 10 000 people annually through programmatic areas that include education entrepreneurship housing human capital and workforce development and our civic engagement that includes advocacy for education funding equity community safety and health and wellness As you visit our website please take a moment to learn more about our impact in the communities we serve We also invite you to become a part of the movement by volunteering at one of our events joining one of our three auxiliaries or becoming a

    Original URL path: http://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/domain/9 (2016-05-01)
    Open archived version from archive



  •