Education

NBA Stars Teach Kids Skills Both on and Off the Court

Charlotte, N.C. -- At first glance the basketball camp inside the Greenville Neighborhood Center looked like so many others where children are able to enhance their skills in basketball.

But "Full Court Press" is so much more than just learning basic skills from former NBA players; the program teaches local children the importance of education and overcoming adversity.
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LCUL Project Ready Students PSA: Don't Text and Drive

The Lorain County Urban League Project Ready students from Lorain City Schools created this PSA on texting and driving. State Farm and the National Urban League sponsored the project. This is part of a series of community service and service learning projects being completed by youth participating in the Lorain County Urban League Project Ready, Leadership Academy and Urban Youth Adventure programs.

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Marc Morial Talks About 'Prism' and the Right to Privacy

No American ever wants to feel forced to make a choice between the right to privacy granted by the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution – or the desire to remain safe and enjoy the “domestic tranquility” highlighted in the Preamble of that same Constitution.
 
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Statement Regarding Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

Marc H. Morial
6/3/2013

Statement from Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin:

"As we anticipate the impending decision of the United States Supreme Court in the case of Fisher v.
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Help empower and employ at-risk and disadvantaged youth. Your gift will be matched up to $10,000 by a generous donor

The National Urban League Appoints New Leadership for Growing Programs Department

Latraviette D. Smith
5/7/2013

- Cy Richardson named Senior Vice President, Economics and Housing -
- Hal Smith named Senior Vice President, Education, Youth Development and Health -

 
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State Test Scores Confirm League's Concerns And Call to Action

State Test Scores Confirm Urban League's Concerns and Call to Action

Madison, WI - Today, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released students' results on the annual statewide achievement test, Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam (WKCE). The results confirm concerns raised by the Urban League of Greater Madison, that disadvantaged students and students of color are severely underperforming in many of Wisconsin's public schools, particularly in the Madison Metropolitan School District.
 
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NUL RADD Project

NUL RADD Project
Education Transforms Lives: Postsecondary Affordability Survey & Focus Groups

By: Chanelle Hardy, Esq., Hazeen Y. Ashby & Tiffany Harrison

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