Jan 12, 2012

Urban League Announces Plans for February 3rd Annual Meeting

The Urban League plays a vital role in empowering a vibrant community and our Annual Meeting gives us the opportunity to share our success with you. We want you to be apart of the interactive fun as you hear about our new Strategic Plan. You also don't want to miss the opportunity to congratulate our Lion and Corporate Medallion honorees.

Follow this link to read about the individuals and companies being honored.

Jan 4, 2012

Call for Action: Baker and Morial Comment on Remarks of Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum

A Statement from Donna Jones Baker, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Cincinnati

We at the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati support our National President, Marc Morial, in his outcry regarding the recent remarks of Rick Santorum. We must remember poverty knows no color, no gender or no segment of the country. It is alarming that in the year 2012, there are still politicians and others who fan the flames of discontent and divisiveness among Americans. Today, Mr. Santorum’s remarks singled out African Americans. This is not a black issue alone. It is the responsibility of all Americans to respond to this type of race-baiting and remind Mr. Santorum that his comments are unacceptable for again, poverty knows no color, no gender or no segment of the country.

This is unacceptable rhetoric coming from someone who wants to lead this nation.
Read more: http://www.nul.org/content/national-urban-league%E2%80%99s-morial-charges-santorum-racist-pandering