2018 Career Connections Job Fair

  The first Tuesday of April the Urban League of Portland will host the 2018 Career Connections Job Fair at the DoubleTree Hotel – Lloyd Center.  For years, the Urban League of Portland has hosted the Career Connections Job Fair, an event that brings employers and job seekers together. It is...

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Black Panther Movie Viewing!

Join us for a special screening of Black Panther! Cinetopia Progress Ridge, in cooperation with The Urban League of Portland, is offering a screening for Urban League members. Doors open at 6:15 PM. For more information, click below.   https://ulpdx.org/event/28762/?event_date=2018-02-16  

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2018 Urban League Legislative Action Day

On February 6th, students, families, community-based organizations, community members, and the Urban League of Portland will gather in the Oregon Capitol Building. Together, we will bring our voices on issues that impact our communities. Attendees will hear from legislators, learn more about the biggest bills of the session, take a tour...

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Join Us in Celebrating the 2017 Equal Opportunity Award Dinner

  Join us for a night of music, cocktails and dinner as we honor and celebrate the work of the Urban League, helping to empower African Americans and other Oregonians to achieve equality in education, employment and economic security. It will be an evening filled with community leaders, corporate partners...

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Statement from Urban League President and CEO Nkenge Harmon Johnson on the Hiring of New Portland Police Bureau Chief Danielle Outlaw 

Statement from Urban League President and CEO Nkenge Harmon Johnson on the Hiring of New Portland Police Bureau Chief Danielle Outlaw  August 7, 2017 The Urban League looks forward to welcoming Chief Danielle Outlaw to Portland and the larger community. She is an experienced and capable leader who can make an impact in the...

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Statement from Urban League of Portland President & CEO Nkenge Harmon Johnson on Racist Violence in Charlottesville and Other Cities

Statement from Urban League of Portland President & CEO Nkenge Harmon Johnson on Racist Violence in Charlottesville and Other Cities August 14, 2017 Racist violence is again on the march in cities across America. Weeks ago two girls were assaulted, one man severely wounded, and two others murdered in Portland by a would-be Nazi. This...

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Statement from Nkenge Harmon Johnson, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Urban League of Portland

“There are no words adequate to describe my feelings of anger and sadness caused by the act of domestic terrorism committed in Portland yesterday. On behalf of the employees and volunteers of the Urban League, I express heartfelt condolences to those who knew and loved Taliesin Namkai-Meche, and Ricky John Best. We...

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