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Black Press USA
What You Should Know about the Community Reinvestment Actaccess to affordable mortgage financing. James Perry, the chief executive offi
Black Press USA / Posted 17 hours ago
access to affordable mortgage financing. James Perry, the chief executive officer of the Winston-Salem, N.C. branch of the Urban League, has nearly 15 years of experience in the area of fair housing, primarily with the Greater New Orleans Fair... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Urban League plans $30 million indoor track and field facility in west LouisvilleLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Louisville Urban League, in conjunction with Metr
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 19 hours ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Louisville Urban League, in conjunction with Metro government, plans to build a $30 million indoor track and field facility at the Heritage West site in the Russell neighborhood. Louisville Mayor Fischer made the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Mayor: $30M multi-sport complex coming to Russell neighborhoodmulti sports complex will be built in the Russell neighborhood. Mayor Greg Fis
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 20 hours ago
multi sports complex will be built in the Russell neighborhood. Mayor Greg Fischer announced Tuesday that the Louisville Urban League was selected to develop the complex on the 24-acre Heritage West property, located at 3029 West Muhammad Ali... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Louisville mayor to announce development partner for Russell neighborhood's 'Heritage West' at 10:00 a.m.in the Russell neighborhood. A number of entities expressed interest in develop
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 20 hours ago
in the Russell neighborhood. A number of entities expressed interest in developing the property, including the Louisville Urban League, the Louisville Food Cooperative, Land Development Services and Denise Raine, a west Louisville... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Julie Dexter To Headline Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series Thursdayalong MLK Boulevard and Houston Street. After 6 p.m., there are various public
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 hours ago
along MLK Boulevard and Houston Street. After 6 p.m., there are various public parking lots near the property that are available. For concert schedule updates related to weather, please visit the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's Facebook... Read more
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The Hill
A path to fiscal sanityprovided by this year’s “Prime Cuts,” President Trump can make good on the prom
The Hill / Posted 22 hours ago
provided by this year’s “Prime Cuts,” President Trump can make good on the promise he made last fall at a speech to the Urban League in Philadelphia: “I will ask that savings be accomplished through common sense reforms that eliminate government... Read more
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EuroNews
Former NFL Player Named Head of HBCU InitiativePartners, a company that aims to advance "inclusive competitiveness throughout
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
Partners, a company that aims to advance "inclusive competitiveness throughout the U.S" and former president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland. He is an alumni of West Virginia University, the University of Cincinnati, and a graduate... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Urban League president: Progress in Ferguson must spread to St. LouisST. LOUIS - Urban League President Michael McMillan said he can point to severa
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
ST. LOUIS - Urban League President Michael McMillan said he can point to several things that have taken place since the Ferguson protests that have been very positive, including Centene's $30 million building with 250 jobs, more diversity in... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
State makes progress on some workforce goals, deems others 'unreachable'The Urban League of Greater Madison, which runs workforce training programs lik
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The Urban League of Greater Madison, which runs workforce training programs like the one shown here for special education assistants, recently received a $94,000 Wisconsin Fast Forward grant to help move low-income workers into better-paying health... Read more
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Salon.com
Triple consciousness: To be black and an immigrant in Americareform, even within the larger black community. Non-immigrant focused black ci
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
reform, even within the larger black community. Non-immigrant focused black civil rights organizations like the NAACP and Urban League made short statements condemning the DACA repeal, but neither used the opportunity to focus on what this could... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Dick Gregory Speaks Out on White Racism, Black Power, War, Sex, and Meat-eating Dick Gregory's First Published Political Interview September 27, 1966. Categoryarena now because nobody ever appealed to the brick thrower, you know. He neve
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 4 days ago
arena now because nobody ever appealed to the brick thrower, you know. He never felt right at the NAACP luncheon. And the Urban League—he don't know where to find that. (Through no fault of the Urban League—It's just that it's always located on... Read more
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WALB Albany
Tomlinson talks city's' response to Irma evacuees, road improvements at forumand the spider web. The forum was sponsored by the Young Professionals, Young
WALB Albany / Posted 5 days ago
and the spider web. The forum was sponsored by the Young Professionals, Young Arts Patrons, Young Lawyers Division, and Urban League Young Professionals. The mayor’s office is encouraging anyone with input on how the city prepared and dealt... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Tomlinson talks city's' response to Irma evacuees, road improvements at forumand the spider web. The forum was sponsored by the Young Professionals, Young
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
and the spider web. The forum was sponsored by the Young Professionals, Young Arts Patrons, Young Lawyers Division, and Urban League Young Professionals. The mayor’s office is encouraging anyone with input on how the city prepared and dealt... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jared's got another job training prisoners not to go back to crimeto attend were Sens. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), as w
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
to attend were Sens. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), as well as Don Cravins of the National Urban League, Mark Holden Koch Industries, and Ralph Reed of the Faith and Freedom Coalition. The administration's most... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Presidential Financial Advisor To Keynote Urban League Equal Opportunity DayThe Urban League of Greater Chattanooga presents its annual Equal Opportunity D
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga presents its annual Equal Opportunity Day breakfast on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center. John Hope Bryant, founder and chief executive officer of Operation HOPE and... Read more
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Business Wire
JPMorgan Chase Announces $40 Million Commitment to Create Economic Opportunity on Chicago’s South and West Sidesin building the leadership talent pool in Chicago with the help of JPMorgan Cha
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
in building the leadership talent pool in Chicago with the help of JPMorgan Chase." "For more than 100 years, the Chicago Urban League has promoted social and economic advancement for Chicago's African American citizens. As such, I value JPMorgan... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Minority groups concerned with KCI airport selection processfrom seven minority groups said they are not happy with plans for the new KCI.
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 6 days ago
from seven minority groups said they are not happy with plans for the new KCI. Gwen Grant said Wednesday the Urban League of Kansas City can not support the project until demands are met. They are supporting the terminal modernization... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Terrance Simien To Headline Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series Thursdayalong MLK Boulevard and Houston Street. After 6 p.m., there are various public
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
along MLK Boulevard and Houston Street. After 6 p.m., there are various public parking lots near the property that are available. For concert schedule updates related to weather, please visit the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's Facebook... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Civil rights groups threaten to pull KCI support unless minorities get jobsin its plans for minority participation, said attorney Clinton Adams, a member
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
in its plans for minority participation, said attorney Clinton Adams, a member of the group that includes leaders of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, the NAACP Kansas City Chapter and the Black Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Family asks for help after former Madison woman dies during Irma evacuationpeople needed, she knew how to point them in the right direction," she said as
WAOW Wausau / Posted 6 days ago
people needed, she knew how to point them in the right direction," she said as she spoke of Bunny's volunteer work with the Urban League of Greater Madison. Her family is now trying to get Bunny's body back up to Madison to be buried. But it's an... Read more
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TribLIVE
Democratic Party leader to run for Mon Valley legislative seatcivic involvement includes serving on the boards of the Adonai Center for Black
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
civic involvement includes serving on the boards of the Adonai Center for Black Males, Small Seeds Development Inc. and the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School. Report: Some Trump lawyers wanted Kushner to step down over Russia... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Elizabeth McCombs, 86, Advance Woman of Achievement told black history through her doll collectionwas a life member of the National Council of Negro Women, and was active in the
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
was a life member of the National Council of Negro Women, and was active in the Staten Island branch of the New York Urban League. Mrs. McCombs was also a member of the Staten Island League for Better Government and the 120th Precinct... Read more
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Black Press USA
CBC Members Host Forum about Racism on College CampusesHill. This photo was taken during a meeting with civil rights leaders and then-
Black Press USA / Posted 7 days ago
Hill. This photo was taken during a meeting with civil rights leaders and then-candidate Hillary Clinton at National Urban League Headquarters in New York City. (Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA) In the wake of violent protests and the White... Read more
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Black Press USA
After Trump Deals with Democrats, GOP Leaders Know How “Real” Black Republicans Feelliberal Democrats. But yet, you continue to meet with these liberal individuals
Black Press USA / Posted 8 days ago
liberal Democrats. But yet, you continue to meet with these liberal individuals and groups like the NAACP and the National Urban League. Why? It reminds me of the movie classic, “The Wizard of Oz.” What you were looking for was right before you... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Faced with fierce opposition, focus of state-run STEM school shiftsChamber of Commerce, and the California Life Sciences Association, along with t
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Chamber of Commerce, and the California Life Sciences Association, along with the United Negro College Fund and the L.A. Urban League. CalTech, MIT and USC have lent their support, too. They view the school as a feeder for them and other elite... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Brosche should be applauded for her moral, political courageour threats. Economic injustice is the basic struggle for civil rights today.
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
our threats. Economic injustice is the basic struggle for civil rights today. For four long years the SCLC, NAACP and the Urban League have been jointly seeking a political partnership with City Council leadership and a task force on the 2013... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Cavs all in again on Quicken Loans Arena transformation projectincluding the NAACP, the United Pastors in Mission, Cleveland Clergy Coalition,
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 13 days ago
including the NAACP, the United Pastors in Mission, Cleveland Clergy Coalition, ACEE/Black Contractors Group, the Urban League of Cleveland, the Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council, Laborer’s International Union Local 310, the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Avery Sunshine To Headline The Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series This Thursdayparking lots near the property that are available. Weather For concert schedu
The Chattanoogan / Posted 13 days ago
parking lots near the property that are available. Weather For concert schedule updates related to weather, visit the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's Facebook page. Volunteer Love free, live music in a community setting? Volunteer for... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
The Thread – A Six Flags scream or two — maybe a dozenselfless life of one little girl is inspiring people around the world to reach
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 17 days ago
selfless life of one little girl is inspiring people around the world to reach out in love towards others. Witness how the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is working to Save Our Sons. See how two Six Flags lifeguards, along with their... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Charitable arm looks to separate from Bayfront Health. Could a sale of the hospital be next?year, including $161,575 to Family Resources, Inc. for an LGBTQ homeless youth
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
year, including $161,575 to Family Resources, Inc. for an LGBTQ homeless youth project and $30,000 to the Pinellas County Urban League for a clergy mental health roundtable series. This year, it offered grants ranging from $10,000 to $15,000 to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Influential longtime ex-Disney executive Robert Billingslea dieswas an early pioneer of pushing for corporate social responsibility, said Marc
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
was an early pioneer of pushing for corporate social responsibility, said Marc Morial, CEO of National Urban League and former New Orleans mayor. He worked at Disney for 42 years, serving as its liaison for organizations... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Vigil tonight to raise supplies for hurricane victimsfoods, diapers, baby food, dry dog food, animal crates, clothing, batteries, am
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 18 days ago
foods, diapers, baby food, dry dog food, animal crates, clothing, batteries, among others. The event is hosted by The Clergy Alliance, Urban League, League of Women Voters, Salvation Army and State Rep. Al Jacquet, who will be the keynote sp... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore organizers schedule second Ceasefire after momentum from first— on Sept. 7 and Sept. 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will also be events for
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
— on Sept. 7 and Sept. 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will also be events for volunteers to sign up at The Baltimore Urban League — at 512 Orchard Street — on Sept. 11 and Sept. 13, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bridgeford — a mother, professional... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Cedar Street development brings another homeowner to RussellCedar Street Development project is part of a partnership with Rebound, a housi
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
Cedar Street Development project is part of a partnership with Rebound, a housing development arm created by the Louisville Urban League. Rebound is behind the building and selling of almost 50 single-family homes in Russell. This project, which is... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Team's strategic talent tackles stereotypes in the West End with all the right movesthis is plenty of learning about obstacles and how to get around them. The buil
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
this is plenty of learning about obstacles and how to get around them. The building, which is operated by the Louisville Urban League, houses meetings for the West Louisville Chess Club. The popular game is an avenue for beginners and veterans... Read more
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PR.com
Major General Harry W. Brooks Jr., Dies at Age 89 Indiana's First African-American General and Sixth in the Nationthe Occupational Medical Corporation of America. Moreover, General Brooks serve
PR.com / Posted 19 days ago
the Occupational Medical Corporation of America. Moreover, General Brooks served on the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Urban League, San Francisco Urban League, Hawaii State Chamber of Commerce, National Minority Supplier Development Council,... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Meck Co. commissioner slams Duke over 'colder showers' commentby a top executive of Duke Energy. Mecklenburg County Commissioner Pat Cotham
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
by a top executive of Duke Energy. Mecklenburg County Commissioner Pat Cotham said it happened Tuesday night during an Urban League meeting about the company’s proposal to hike rates by almost 17 percent. Cotham was at the meeting and took to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hamilton County mayor proposes property tax hike to fund school, jail and sewer projectsof organizations he targeted in a spending plan he presented in March. The Chat
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
of organizations he targeted in a spending plan he presented in March. The Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Urban League and the Humane Educational Society were included in his list. Commissioners Randy Fairbanks, Jim Fields and... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Masego To Headline Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series Thursdayparking lots near the property that are available. For concert schedule update
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 days ago
parking lots near the property that are available. For concert schedule updates related to weather, please visit the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's Facebook page. Volunteer for the Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series by contacting... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Cavs withdraw from Quicken Loans Arena transformation projectincluding the NAACP, the United Pastors in Mission, Cleveland Clergy Coalition,
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 22 days ago
including the NAACP, the United Pastors in Mission, Cleveland Clergy Coalition, ACEE/Black Contractors Group, the Urban League of Cleveland, the Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council, Laborer’s International Union Local 310, the... Read more
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Breitbart
Chicago Group Pleads for Immigrants to Fill Jobs as Black Youth Remain Out of Workthe Chicago Tribune’s latest report on the epidemic of youth unemployment in th
Breitbart / Posted 23 days ago
the Chicago Tribune’s latest report on the epidemic of youth unemployment in the city, a study from the Chicago Urban League found that the rate of 20 to 24-year-old black men who not only not working, but also not in school was 43... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Louisville Urban League holding open house for new programsKy. (WHAS11) – The public is invited to an open house to find out about the var
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 23 days ago
Ky. (WHAS11) – The public is invited to an open house to find out about the various youth programs at the Louisville Urban League. This Thursday the nonprofit will unveil the Youth Development and Education Department's after-school programs... Read more
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WALB Albany
Urban League hosts 21st Equal Opportunity Day Dinner and Benefit Charity GalaCOLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It's the start of a big weekend for the Greater Columbus
WALB Albany / Posted 24 days ago
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It's the start of a big weekend for the Greater Columbus Urban League as it hosts its 21st annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner. Newsleader 9's Barbara Gauthier recently sat down with the organization's new leader to talk about... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘Matter of life and death for our babies.’ How neighborhoods are saving black childrencame from Del Paso Heights has helped forge cross-town coalitions, said Lamar T
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
came from Del Paso Heights has helped forge cross-town coalitions, said Lamar Thorpe of the Greater Sacramento Urban League. And because Dye knows a studio up north, Lawrence said, the other incubators now plan on shuttling kids there... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Urban League hosts 21st Equal Opportunity Day Dinner and Benefit Charity GalaCOLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It's the start of a big weekend for the Greater Columbus
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 24 days ago
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It's the start of a big weekend for the Greater Columbus Urban League as it hosts its 21st annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner. Newsleader 9's Barbara Gauthier recently sat down with the organization's new leader to talk about... Read more
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NJ.com
Sen. Cunningham endorses Fulop for re-electionGov. Chris Christie to funnel a $1.5 million grant from the Port Authority of N
NJ.com / Posted 24 days ago
Gov. Chris Christie to funnel a $1.5 million grant from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to the Hudson County Urban League as a favor to Cunningham. At the time, Christie was courting Fulop's endorsement. After Wildstein's testimony,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Civil advocacy groups denounce Trump's pardon of Shariff ArpaioSociety at UC Berkeley, National Congress of American Indians,National Council
Op-Ed News / Posted 24 days ago
Society at UC Berkeley, National Congress of American Indians,National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), National Urban League, PICO National Network, Race Forward, Race Research Action Council. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU),... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Gary to hold unity rally MondayNorthwest Indiana Human Relations Commission, the Northwest Indiana Federation
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 24 days ago
Northwest Indiana Human Relations Commission, the Northwest Indiana Federation of Interfaith Organizations, the NAACP, the Urban League of Northwest Indiana other civil rights agencies; activists, faith leaders and religious organizations; student,... Read more
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Boston Globe
'Termination was needed,’ says mayor on Felix G. Arroyo’s firingharassment. “We took action because we felt it was an important thing to do,”
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
harassment. “We took action because we felt it was an important thing to do,” the mayor said at an unrelated event at the Urban League of Massachusetts, marking his first public comments on Arroyo since Arroyo’s dismissal was announced. Walsh... Read more
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Boston Globe
New `boot camp’ aimed at getting more minorities into tech jobsThe Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts is teaming up with Google and two maj
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
The Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts is teaming up with Google and two major financial players in an effort to chip away at a persistent problem troubling city neighborhoods and tech companies’ headquarters: how to bring more minorities into... Read more
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