History. Recorded. Voices of the Past Share Wisdom for the Future Out of the classroom, and into the community... Cassandra Brown isn’t learning about black history from a textbook, a computer or even a classroom lecture. Instead, the 17-year-old is discovering the past through conversations with those who lived it. image: https://presspage-production-content.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/1441/estherbush.jpg?x=1486323743651 “We have never [...]
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Just announced: RHB 2015 Community Leadership Honorees 100 Founder Ron Lawrence, Jasiri X and Three Rivers Youth.
The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh and the United Way of Allegheny County are partnering with many of the region’s banks to help you get a bank account. Listen Now!
Pittsburgh Urban League President Esther Bush shares some positive insights regarding new Pittsburgh police chief Cameron McLay. Listen to the podcast here.
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 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 [...]
By Matthew Santoni Published: Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, 10:24 p.m. For 96 years, the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh has fought to advance and assist the region's black community, and in a thunderous sermon at the annual Urban League Sunday service in the Hill District, the Rev. William Curtis said the group should not shy [...]
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 [...]