Pictured: Back row from left to right – Ramona Watkins, Member; Gaye Velar, Parliamentarian; Regina Johnson, Guild Liaison; Roberta Asque, Member; and Tonya King, Member.
Front row, left to right – Debra Campbell, Corresponding/Recording Secretary; Bernard Johnson, Vice President and Ronald King, President.
In 1942, the first Urban League Guild was established as a means to help raise funds and support the mission for the National Urban League. Successfully turning in considerable funds annually, the Guild generated interest throughout the Urban League Movement and prompted other affiliates to organize Guilds of their own to help with fundraising. The Pittsburgh Guild was established twelve years later, in 1954.
Today’s Guild shows no signs of slowing down. In addition to working to help raise funds for the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, Guild members fill critical roles in key Urban League events including the Ronald H Brown Leadership Awards Gala in December and Urban League Sunday celebration in February.
In recent years Pittsburgh Guild members have energetically embraced National Health Awareness activities as emphasized by the National Guild Council leadership and have received top honors nationally for their community service.
For more information about joining the Guild, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 412-227-4229.