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- A 50-City, $100 Million Public-Private-Nonprofit Partnership Effort to Put America Back to Work –
- $1 Million Multi-Year Community Investment Commitment to The Philadelphia Urban League -

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Today, November 14, 2014, Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League – the nation's largest historic civil rights and urban advocacy organization – recognized Chicago as a designated Jobs Rebuild America market, with a five year, $1.8 million community investment commitment from 2011-2016 to the Chicago Urban League, led by Andrea L. Zopp.
 

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National Urban League President Marc H. Morial reached out to United Way representatives. He mingled with community leaders and addressed an audience of about 300 people at the Columbus Convention & Trade Center.

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Working with partners like Allstate, the National Urban League helps young people at risk enter and succeed in the workforce.

Life was a daily struggle for Owen Williams, 24, a high school dropout who lost his job at Wal-Mart two years ago. The single father from West Palm Beach, Fla., urgently needed to find a way to support his two boys, now three and four.
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The Federal Aviation Administration announced a plan last month to hire and train over ten thousand air traffic controllers over the next decade, according to its Air Traffic Controller Workforce Plan 2013-2022.According to the plan, the FAA expects to hire 6,200 controllers over the next five years to staff its 315 air traffic control facilities and its national Command Center, wit

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THE NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE COMBATS UNEMPLOYMENT IN ATLANTA WITH ITS “JOBS REBUILD AMERICA” CAMPAIGN

- A 50-City, $100 Million Public-Private-Nonprofit Partnership Effort to Put America Back to Work –

- National Urban League Presents $965,000 Grant to The Urban League of Greater Atlanta -

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The National Urban League Combats Unemployment in New Orleans with Its "Jobs Rebuild America Campaign"

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Essence and the National Urban League Partner for Career Zone

ESSENCE and the National Urban League partnered at the Essence Music Festival to help attendees find their dream jobs, advance their careers and expand their businesses. The Career Zone is part of the National Urban League's Jobs Rebuild America initiative to address the nation's employment crisis.

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Has Education Paid Off for Black Workers? - Center for Economic Policy and Research

Last month, June 2013, the Center for Economic Policy and Research released a report “Has Education Paid Off for Black Workers?,” describing the stagnation and decline in black labor market-outcomes since the end of the 1970s. According to the report, the poor outcomes reflect an overall decline in workers' bargaining power, which has disproportionately affected black workers, as well as ongoing discrimination against workers of color.

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Black jobless rate often twice overall rate; National Urban League seeks to address it

- By Olivera Perkins, The Plain Dealer

Despite a slow descent in unemployment, the rate for African Americans remains the highest of any group, both in Ohio and nationally.

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