Education

Jobs Rebuild America Campaign

National Urban League launches Jobs Rebuild America campaign.

For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall

New York Times: For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall


GALVESTON, Tex. — Angelica Gonzales marched through high school in Goth armor — black boots, chains and cargo pants — but undermined her pose of alienation with a place on the honor roll. She nicknamed herself after a metal band and vowed to become the first in her family to earn a college degree.
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Urban League's Program Gives Dropouts a Taste of College

Orlando Sentinel: Urban League's Program Gives Dropouts a Taste of College

Cordaro Norwood made it to 12th grade before being expelled. Yolanda Martinez dropped out in the 11th grade. Norwood is 22 and has never held a steady job. Martinez, 21, works as a seasonal, part-time employee at an amusement park. Read more »

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National Urban League, TV One, Intensify Get-Out-The-Vote Education Drive

Teresa Candori
11/5/2012

National Urban League, TV One, Intensify Get-Out-The-Vote Education Drive

Marc Morial To Join TV One Panel for Election Night Coverage


NEW YORK (November 5, 2012) -- The National Urban League (www.nul.org), along with national media partner TV One, has entered the final stretch of the election season with a coordinated and intensified voter education and motivation campaign.
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Early Voting

While Election Day still is two weeks away, millions of Americans already have voted. It’s estimated that through early and absentee voting, as many as 40 percent of voters will have cast their ballots before Nov. 6. 

Are you one of them?

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SCOTUS Urged to Reaffirm Support for Diversity in Opportunity

National Urban League Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Reaffirm Its Support for Diversity in Opportunity In Our Nation's Colleges and Universities

The National Urban League today issued the following statement urging the Supreme Court to reaffirm its support for diversity of educational opportunity as it hears oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.
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National Urban League Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Reaffirm Support for Diversity in Opportunity

Pamela Rucker Springs
10/10/2012

National Urban League Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Reaffirm Its Support for Diversity in Opportunity In Our Nation's Colleges and Universities

The National Urban League today issued the following statement urging the Supreme Court to reaffirm its support for diversity of educational opportunity as it hears oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.
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Action Alert: Fisher v. University of Texas

Action Alert: DAY OF ACTION FOR OPPORTUNITY RALLY

Stand with us at 11 AM on WED, OCT.10

On Wednesday, October 10, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas.  Mark your calendar because we need you there!
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Supreme Court To Hear Major Affirmative Action Case

Marc H. Morial
10/2/2012

 

To Be Equal #40
October 02, 2012
Supreme Court To Hear Major Affirmative Action Case

“The educational benefits that flow from diverse colleges and universities are no less apparent today than they were three decades ago when Justice Powell cast the deciding vote in Bakke, nine years ago when the Court decided Grutter, or five years ago, when it reaffirmed this Grutter principle…”

- NAACP Legal Defense Fund Read more »

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