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South Florida Times: Youths Get $20,000 in Financial Aid

A program sponsored by the Urban League of Palm Beach County (West Palm Beach, FL) to encourage young people to pursue higher education donated more than $20,000 in scholarships last year, President and CEO Patrick Franklin said.

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“Every parent wants their child to achieve, thrive and succeed. Too often though, negative perceptions of children of color and their parents can influence the ability of parents and children to get the supports they need.”—Chanelle P. Hardy, executive director, National Urban League Washington Bureau

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Engaged to Achieve: A Community Perspective on How Parents are Engaged in their Children's Education

A report released today by the National Urban League Washington Bureau “Engaged to Achieve:  A Community Perspective on How Parents are Engaged in Their Children’s Education,” showed that race plays a pervasive—and negative—role in

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This year, 405 BEEP classroom visits impacted almost 18,000 students.
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Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars at American University hold steadfast to a single mission: meet the needs and change the fates of everyday citizens in the most under-resourced, underserved areas of the world.
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Chattanooga Times Free Press: Mark H. Morial Urges Diversity, Celebrates Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's 30th Anniversary

Inclusion of all people in the workforce allows for the greatest pool of talent and economic success for a city, but such diversity doesn't happen by serendipity, said Marc H. Morial.

The National Urban League president and CEO said businesses need to actively pursue workplace diversity.

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OurTime.Org: New Media Internship (Fall 2013)

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Deadlines Approaching for Tom Joyner Foundation 2013-14 Scholarships

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Watch TEACH on CBS, this Friday, September 6, at 8-10PM and on the new channel from Participant media, PIVOT, on September 14, at 8-10PM. For more information, click here.
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