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  • at GFD about the Next Generation Comments 1 No Headlines to display 11 18 CUL Youth Bloggers Share Experience at Golden Fellowship Dinner Comments 1 No Headlines to display 11 13 Op Ed by CUL s Shari Runner Silent No More America s Youth Mobilize I m convinced that young people will not be intimidated into silence especially now that they re beginning to affect change Contrary to how they are often portrayed they are finding their collective voices and using them Comments 1 No Headlines to display 11 9 Chicago Urban League s 54th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner Raises More than 1 7 Million Comments 1 No Headlines to display 10 01 Brandy to Headline Chicago Urban League s 54th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner Comments 1 No Headlines to display 5 28 Andrea L Zopp Ends Dynamic Tenure at Chicago Urban League Comments 1 No Headlines to display 4 23 Chicago Urban League Applauds the Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General Comments 1 No Headlines to display 3 18 Selim A Bassoul Chairman and CEO of Middleby Corporation to Keynote 2015 SUMMIT Luncheon Comments 1 No Headlines to display 2 2 Chicago Urban League Business Leadership Council CBS 2 and WVON to Host Mayoral Debate Comments 1 No Headlines to display 1 27 Chicago Urban League s 2015 Black History Month Film Festival Features Documentaries on Pathos Language Overcoming Long Odds Comments 1 No Headlines to display 12 10 The Chicago Urban League Remembers Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka Comments 1 No Headlines to display 11 24 Chicago Urban League Statement on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Comments 1 No Headlines to display 11 20 1871 and the Chicago Urban League Announce Innovative Partnership to Foster Diversity in Entrepreneurship Comments 1 No Headlines to display 11 15 Chicago Urban League Celebrates Opportunity Community and Impact at 53rd Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner Comments 1 No Headlines to display 11 6 Vanessa Williams to Headline Chicago Urban League s 53rd Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner Comments 1 No Headlines to display 10 30 Huffington Post A Movement That Matters Comments 1 No Headlines to display 9 24 Chicago Defender It s Time to Exercise and Defend Your Right to Vote Comments 1 No Headlines to display 8 27 Chicago Defender Time for police to stop devaluing the lives of Black males Comments 1 No Headlines to display 7 30 Chicago Defender Moving beyond the minimum wage Comments 1 No Headlines to display 6 26 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Unfinished Business Comments 1 No Headlines to display 5 28 Chicago Defender Our children must never stand alone Comments 1 No Headlines to display 5 28 The Chicago Urban League Remembers Dr Maya Angelou Comments 1 No Headlines to display 5 7 Walmart Supports Women Entrepreneurs Comments 1 No Headlines to display Remarks by Andrea L Zopp at the 50th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner Comments 1 No Headlines to display 4 30 Chicago Urban League Encourages Fearless Action to Strengthen African American Workforce

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  • Attorney General Lynch Requesting Federal Investigation Comments 1 12 1 Chicago Urban Leagues Responds to Resignation of Superintendent McCarthy Comments 1 11 25 Chicago Urban League Calling for Federal Investigation of the Chicago Police Department Comments 1 11 23 Chicago Urban League President and CEO Shari Runner Statement on Laquan McDonald Comments 1 11 19 Interim President and CEO Shari Runner Delivers Powerful Message at GFD about the Next Generation Comments 1 11 18 CUL Youth Bloggers Share Experience at Golden Fellowship Dinner Comments 1 11 13 Op Ed by CUL s Shari Runner Silent No More America s Youth Mobilize I m convinced that young people will not be intimidated into silence especially now that they re beginning to affect change Contrary to how they are often portrayed they are finding their collective voices and using them Comments 1 11 9 Chicago Urban League s 54th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner Raises More than 1 7 Million Comments 1 10 01 Brandy to Headline Chicago Urban League s 54th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner Comments 1 5 28 Andrea L Zopp Ends Dynamic Tenure at Chicago Urban League Comments 1 4 23 Chicago Urban League Applauds the Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as Attorney General Comments 1 3 18 Selim A Bassoul Chairman and CEO of Middleby Corporation to Keynote 2015 SUMMIT Luncheon Comments 1 2 2 Chicago Urban League Business Leadership Council CBS 2 and WVON to Host Mayoral Debate Comments 1 1 27 Chicago Urban League s 2015 Black History Month Film Festival Features Documentaries on Pathos Language Overcoming Long Odds Comments 1 12 10 The Chicago Urban League Remembers Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka Comments 1 11 24 Chicago Urban League Statement on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Comments 1 11 20 1871 and the Chicago Urban League Announce Innovative Partnership to Foster Diversity in Entrepreneurship Comments 1 11 15 Chicago Urban League Celebrates Opportunity Community and Impact at 53rd Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner Comments 1 11 6 Vanessa Williams to Headline Chicago Urban League s 53rd Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner Comments 1 10 30 Huffington Post A Movement That Matters Comments 1 9 24 Chicago Defender It s Time to Exercise and Defend Your Right to Vote Comments 1 8 27 Chicago Defender Time for police to stop devaluing the lives of Black males Comments 1 7 30 Chicago Defender Moving beyond the minimum wage Comments 1 6 26 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Unfinished Business Comments 1 5 28 Chicago Defender Our children must never stand alone Comments 1 5 28 The Chicago Urban League Remembers Dr Maya Angelou Comments 1 5 7 Walmart Supports Women Entrepreneurs Comments 1 Remarks by Andrea L Zopp at the 50th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner Comments 1 4 30 Chicago Urban League Encourages Fearless Action to Strengthen African American Workforce Comments 1 4 30 Chicago Defender Time for Action on Education Funding Equity Comments 1 4 14 The Chicago Urban League Tackles Closing the Skills and Opportunity Gap in the African American

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    President s Desk Board of Directors 2014 Annual Report Staff Directory Auxiliaries Facility Rental Contact Us Marketing Consent Events Litigation Press Releases Lawsuit 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

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    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 we ll send you a link to reset your password It will go

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  • 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

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    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

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    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

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  • 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

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