Urban League's Save Our Sons Program Boasts High Job Placement Rate

For two years, Tyrell Stalling sent off job applications to no avail. Sometimes, he was homeless.

“At one point I took all the resumes I did and just threw them away. Because I was like, there’s no help. This world is just unfair,” Stalling said. Stalling is one of 114 men who this year have completed a new job training effort by the Urban League. Read more »


Rochester YouthBuild Program Working to Construct a House

Urban League's YouthBuild Rochester Program (Rochester, NY), is working to construct a single-family house on West Broad Street for a low-income family. Read more »


Urban League, AmeriCorps Partnership Targets Urban Youth

NEW YORK (November 5, 2015) — Thousands of low-income urban youth will see their long-term economic prospects improved by learning about the economic impact of unhealthy behaviors and the lack of health insurance, thanks to a new partnership between the National Urban League and AmeriCorps, National Urban League President Marc H. Morial announced. Read more »


Santana Textiles Group $64.8M Manufacturing Facility Project

Stonehenge Community Development (SCD) recently provided $6.3 million of Federal New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) allocation to support a $31 million new markets investment for the completion of construction on a new 212,725 square foot denim manufacturing facility in Edinburg, Texas for Santana Textiles Group (Santana). Read more »


Houston Area Urban League - Entrepreneurship Center (H-EC)

In 2011, the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) launched the Houston Entrepreneurship Center (H-EC) to help established minority entrepreneurs obtain the necessary management skills that will enable them to take advantage of new business opportunities and qualify for financing that will lead to higher levels of business growth. Read more »

Urban League Shows Aspiring Business Owners Who's the Boss

Doing business in Ohio is now more affordable than ever, thanks to passage of Ohio House Bill 3, signed into law by Secretary of State Jon Husted, effective Sept.24. Fees for business registrations are down by 21 percent and now cost $99. Read more »