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August 2014

Urban League’s Esther Bush & Howard Slaughter Discuss Their “Bank on Greater Pittsburgh”

2014-08-26T17:16:30+00:00 August 26th, 2014|Making News, Uncategorized|

Take a look at Pittsburgh CBS Local's interview featuring Dr. Howard B. Slaughter, Jr., Chairman, Bank On Greater Pittsburgh, and Esther L. Bush, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh and their discussion about the unbanked and underbanked residents of our region on how Bank On Greater Pittsburgh can help them gain access to free, [...]

April 2014

Monique McIntosh – New Vice President of Programs and Services

2014-04-04T15:37:34+00:00 April 4th, 2014|Making News, Uncategorized|

April 3, 2014 - The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, which serves over 20,000 individuals in education, health advocacy, housing, early childhood and youth development, hunger services, employment, career training, counseling, and economic empowerment, announced today that Monique McIntosh has joined the organization as the new Vice President of Programs and Services. McIntosh is a [...]

March 2014

January 2014

The Passing of Mr. Wendell G Freeland, Esq.

2014-01-27T14:11:34+00:00 January 27th, 2014|Making News, Uncategorized|

We salute our dear friend and champion Wendell G. Freeland, Esq. at his passing. Wendell served as Chairman of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s Board of Directors from 1962-1967. Prior to becoming Board Chair, Wendell chaired the Board’s Education Committee and established the paradigm for dialogue between the African American community and the Pittsburgh Public [...]

July 2013

State of Black Pittsburgh 2012

2013-07-15T13:47:23+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Events, Making News, Uncategorized|

Pittsburgh Steelers past and present and their parents joined Urban League President & CEO Esther L. Bush, Urban League Board Chair Annie Hanna Cestra , and Board member Andrew Stockey in a discussion of what it takes to raise children into self-reliant adulthood at the State of Black Pittsburgh 2012, which was held at Carnegie [...]

Kick Off of 95th Anniversary of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh and URBAN LEAGUE SUNDAY 2013

2013-07-15T13:47:19+00:00 July 15th, 2013|Events, Making News, Uncategorized|

The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh kicked off its 95th Anniversary Year on 2013 with events beginning on February 9th and 10th, 2013, under the Honorary Chairs Judy and Ron Davenport, Ann and Leon Haley, and Nancy and Milt Washington. Past and present members and supporters of the Urban League attended the regional premier screening [...]

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