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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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