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Memphis Urban League cordially invites you our Inaugural Jazz Brunch Fundraiser on May 30th featuring a Champagne Brunch Buffett and local jazz musicians to raise funds for our Project Exposure Program. Read more...
The Knoxville Area Urban League, a civil rights, economic development and social service organization, was founded in 1968 at the height of the Civil Rights movement to promote equal employment opportunities for African-Americans in Knoxville, Tennessee. Read more...
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National Urban League President Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement on the death of Michael Brown and the unrest in the city of Ferguson, Missouri.

 
“Today, we join the family of Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri in grieving the senseless death of this promising young man.    These tragic instances of police misconduct must end—not just for the family of Michael Brown or Eric Garner or Sean Bell—but for the peace and well-being of communities of color and for our nation.         

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Together, the Urban League affiliates of Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis and Middle Tennessee (Nashville) —collectively known as the Tennessee Urban League Affiliates (TULA) work to improve their l Read more...
Background of the 21st Century Agenda for Jobs and Freedom Read more...
GED at the Urban League of Middle Tennessee "The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you”. B.B. King Read more...
CVS/Caremark Job Fair, Thursday, Aug. 1, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Urban League. Bring your resume and come prepared to interview. Read more...

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The Urban League Helped Me Secure Employment

Special thanks to the Urban League of Middle Tennessee for helping me secure employment.

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The Urban League Helped Me Find a Job

I am delighted to share my experiences in working with the Urban League to find employment.  

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Great Partners Make it Easy

On April 4th, 2012 Sea Ray of Knoxville, a local boat manufacturer, hosted a Behind the Business Tour for middle school students in the Project Ready program of the Knoxville Area Urban League.  The event was so impressive that staffers from the National Urban League hope to “bottle the magic” so more businesses can partner with Urban League affiliates to replicate this success nationwide.

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Kyshira Moffett Inspired to Pursue Her Dreams

As a leader on my campus, I have had the opportunity to work with the BEEP Program in 2012 and in 2013 at Hampton University. Interacting with several BEEPers has inspired and influenced me to become active with the National Urban League upon graduation. I have gained new wisdom and insight through the BEEP program. Students who attend the BEEP Program gain a priceless learning experience by interacting with top corporate executives who look like them.

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