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June 2018

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh Faces Centennial Challenges

2018-06-06T14:08:10+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Making News, Uncategorized|

This year marks a milestone anniversary — and questions regarding the emerging digital economy — for the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. As the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh celebrates its 100th anniversary, it’s difficult not to notice how many of the same battles waged at its inception continue today. The venues may have shifted [...]

WQED, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh to host June 7 ‘State of Black Pittsburgh’ forum

2018-06-06T14:01:43+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Making News|

“The State of Black Pittsburgh 2018: A Community Forum” will be presented June 7 by WQED in partnership with the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. Co-hosted by Chris Moore and KDKA-TV’s Lisa Washington, the program airs at 8 p.m. on WQED-TV and will livestream at wqed.org. Esther Bush, President and CEO of the Urban League [...]

WQED, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh partner for town hall

2018-06-06T14:00:52+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Making News|

In partnership with the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, WQED will host "The State of Black Pittsburgh 2018: A Community Forum," a live town hall, at 8 p.m. Thursday as part of the Urban League's annual examination of political, social and economic conditions that impact the state of Black Pittsburgh. Educators, politicians, activists, and community leaders will discuss the [...]

May 2018

Take charge of your health, Be informed. Be involved. … All of Us Pennsylvania

2018-05-14T15:59:50+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Health, Making News|

By Esther L. Bush for New Pittsburgh Courier This month Dr. Steven Reis, associate vice chancellor for clinical research, Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and the principal investigator of the All of Us Pennsylvania Research Program and Esther Bush, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, discussed the impact this research program could have on the [...]

Pittsburgh highlighted in Urban League’s ‘State of Black America’

2018-05-14T12:54:22+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Making News|

Homestead Borough, an underpopulated and chronically underserved community located near the city of Pittsburgh, has had its share of hard times. And for many students at Propel Andrew Street High School, whose challenges span the spectrum from poor attendance to failing grades, the road to academic success often feels like a dead end. In response, [...]

Take charge of your health today. Be informed. Be involved. …Hypertension

2018-05-14T12:53:34+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Making News|

By: Esther Bush, for New Pittsburgh Courier This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on hypertension. Erricka Hager, health advocate at the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, and Esther L. Bush, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, spoke about this topic. EB: Good morning, Erricka. Although hypertension, or [...]

March 2018

Take Charge of Your Health. Be Informed. Be Involved. … Down Syndrome

2018-03-16T15:09:59+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Making News, Uncategorized|

This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on Alzheimer’s disease, as it relates to those living with Down syndrome. Jennifer Jones, MPH, community engagement senior coordinator, and Esther L. Bush, president and CEO, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, chatted about this topic. JJ: Good afternoon, Ms. Bush. It’s been awhile since you [...]

Urban League Celebrates 100 Years, But CEO Says ‘We Still Have A Very Long Way To Go’

2018-03-05T12:45:16+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Making News|

The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh is celebrating its centennial. Founded in 1918, part of its mission has been to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance. President and CEO Esther Bush, sat down with 90.5 WESA’s Maria Scapellato to talk about how the Urban League's mission remains relevant as the organization embarks on its [...]

Wheatley to introduce resolution honoring Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s 100-year anniversary

2018-03-01T14:20:30+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Making News|

HARRISBURG, Feb. 26 – State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, plans to introduce a House resolution in honor of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s centennial year. The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh was founded in 1918 and promotes racial equality, self-reliance and community empowerment. Programs focus on housing, financial literacy, youth leadership and development, family [...]

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