Tag: Urban League

Spotlight on The Urban League Gala Part 2

Spotlight on The Urban League Gala Part 2

| December 22, 2013

To continue with your Christmas present, from part one of the Gala Extravaganza Spotlight from last week, we bring to you part two.

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Spotlight on The Urban League Gala Extravaganza 2013

Spotlight on The Urban League Gala Extravaganza 2013

| December 18, 2013

By Jeanie Summerville—I was in attendance at the Fort Wayne Urban League Gala Extravaganza 2013 so I could see and feel the beauty and bring it to those of you…

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Student success hinges on parental involvement

Student success hinges on parental involvement

| November 25, 2013

By Marc Morial—In recent years, the debate about ways to close the achievement gap and adequately prepare primary and secondary African American students for success has focused on such remedies as ensuring resource equity, expanding pre-school opportunities, and raising teacher quality.

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Setting our priorities with government, faith based, non profit organizations

Setting our priorities with government, faith based, non profit organizations

| September 26, 2013

Last week, we looked at the Beyond Basic Assistance program offered by the Fort Wayne Urban League. Today, we will take a step back to discover why such programs, which are critical to so many people in our community, are also so under-funded.

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Urban League Guild debuts monthly TV show

Urban League Guild debuts monthly TV show

| May 15, 2013

Host brings family business perspective to Fort Wayne TV discussion | Political activism; political engagement and representation; entrepreneurship—these are pillars of a community’s health. They are also the focus of a cutting-edge new television program being produced by the Fort Wayne Urban League Guild.

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