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 →

Opportunities For $1 Million Worth of Scholarships – Register Now

President Barack Obama signs an executive order for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the East Room of the White House,, Feb. 26, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

On Saturday, November 12, 2016 The New York Urban League’s 30th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fair, in partnership with the New York Urban League Young Professionals (NYULYP) is expected to attract over 3,000 New York City high school students, out-of-state high school students, their families and volunteers. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based NY Urban League Statement On Killings Of Keith Lamont Scott And Terrence Crutcher

keith-lamont-scott-and-terrence-crutcher1Violence at the hands of law enforcement again reaches our black males. Two African Americans Keith Lamont Scott of North Carolina and Terrence Crutcher of Oklahoma were both shot and killed by law enforcement this week. 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 →

$2.5 Million Will Grant Dozens Of Nonprofits Capacity Building Support in NYC

ny urban leaque in harlemThe Harlem-based New York Urban League (NYUL) is pleased to announce the Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund Request for Application (RFA). Continue Reading →

Borough President Awards Urban League With $380,000 Capital Funding In Harlem

arva rice-and-gale-brewerThe New York Urban League (NYUL) is pleased to announce its approval for a grant of for $380,000 from the Manhattan Borough President, Gale A. Brewer (pictured – left), for Economic Development. These funds will support upgrades at the 136th Street office in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

10 Things You Can Do Post The Recent Shooting Tragedies To Keep the Momentum Alive

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From A Moment to A Movement

The country has been through an intense racial divide over the past week. The two police shootings of African-American men in Minnesota and Louisiana have once again prompted conversations about the relationship between the African-American community and police – in particular the excessive use of force. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based New York Urban League Repondes To Alton Sterling Shooting

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Here’s the statement from the New York Urban League:

“The New York Urban League is sadden to hear of the terrible tragedy that has befallen the Baton Rouge community. Continue Reading →

New York Urban League Frederick Douglass Dinner 2016

FDD2K16 Honorees1The New York Urban League held its 51th Anniversary Frederick Douglass Dinner on Tuesday, May 19, 2016 at Pier Sixty. The organization led by President and CEO Arva Rice bestowed its Frederick Douglass Medallion on Michael Cardozo and Amalgamated Bank.  Continue Reading →

Join The NYUL 2016 Summer STEM Program In Harlem

stem in summer programJoin New York Urban League this summer to learn more about technology, your son or daughters path to college and careers in STEM NEXT Academy NYUL’s Experiential Technology Academy at the NYUL Harlem Office starting July 11th, 2016. Continue Reading →