Join The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fair In Harlem

students-in-harlem1The anniversary event will feature a cake cutting ceremony including President and CEO Arva Rice, Harlem’s Riverbank State Park staff, NYULYP Leadership Team and VIPs. Continue Reading →

BET Networks Presents Award Winning “Truth Series” Harlem’s Arva Rice And More

prison-in-harlemBET Networks continues its award-winning “Truth Series” programming with the premiere of the compelling documentary, Charged: The DA vs. Black America, which will air Tuesday, November 7, at 9:00 pm EST. Continue Reading →

Influencers Turn Out for “Women For Hillary” Harlem Fundraiser (Photographs)

harlem1Last night, over 200 influencers gathered in Harlem to support 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Hosted at Harlem’s Lenox Saphire restaurant, the “Women for Hillary” event served a dual purpose of raising funds and encouraging voter education. Continue Reading →

NYUL Honored Women Leaders In STEM And Social Justice

photo-7New York Urban League (NYUL) hosted the 2nd annual Black and White Champagne brunch at La Marina NYC Saturday, September 17th, 2016. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s NY Urban League To Honor Women Leaders In STEM And Social Justice

urbanNew York, New York, September 9th, New York Urban League to host 2nd annual Black and White Champagne brunch at La Marina NYC Saturday, September 17th, 2016. Continue Reading →

NY Urban League President Arva Rice Comments On New Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa

ArvaPhotoThe New York Urban League congratulates Betty Rosa on her new appointment as the new chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents.NYUL wants to recognize the exemplary work of the entire board in identifying a successor for outgoing chancellor, Merrly Tisch. Continue Reading →

New York Urban League Launches 1st Ever Bethune Fellowship

Bethune FellowshipThe New York Urban League has launched a new initiative called the Bethune Fellowship. Named after Mary McLeod Bethune who was a leading civil rights and education activist and served under the presidential administrations of Herbert Hoover, Calvin Coolidge, and Franklin Roosevelt. Continue Reading →

NYUL Statement in Support Of Common Core Standards

ArvaPhotoGovernor Cuomo’s Common Core Task Force has released its final report detailing to the Governor some of the problems that have been present in the implementation of the Common Core standards. Continue Reading →

NY Urban Leagues Arva Rice Testifies At Common Core

Arva RicePresident and CEO and Harlem fave Arva Rice of New York Urban League was present to testify at Governor Cuomo’s first ever Common Core Task Force. Continue Reading →

New York Urban League Bids Farewll To Chancellor Tisch

merryl-tischEarlier this week it was announced that the Chancellor of the Board of Regents Merryl Tisch will not be seeking another term in March. Although the New York Urban League is saddened by this news, not enough can be said about the great work Chancellor Tisch has done in support for higher standards. Continue Reading →