Save the Date for our 2015 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner, 9/29/15

The Urban League’s annual Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner is still a few months away and we want to make sure you’ll join us!  Mark your calendars now for a fun and exciting evening. Urban League of Portland’s Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner 2015 Presented by Portland Development Commission and Wells Fargo. Tuesday,...

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The Loss of a Passionate Leader, Gretchen Kafoury

The Board and staff of the Urban League of Portland extend our condolences to the family of Gretchen Kafoury as we mourn the passing of an exceptional leader in our city.  We join countless Oregonians whose lives were improved by Kafoury’s work advancing equality around our state in celebrating the life...

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2015 Legislative Action Day, April 29

MARK YOUR CALENDARS Date: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 Location: The Oregon State Capitol 900 Court Street, NE Salem, Oregon 97301 We invite you to join us for Our Voices United, Legislative Action Day in Salem, Oregon on April 29th  to share the concerns and priorities of Oregon’s African American and diverse...

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10-Point Journey to Justice Plan

The National Urban League has released a 10 Point Journey to Justice plan developed to address the issues of police accountability and use of force nationally. Events of the past several months across the country have served as a powerful reminder of the need to have communities of color and...

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Apply for our Social Justice and Civic Leadership Training

Social Justice and Civic Leadership Training 2015 “Power concedes nothing without a demand…” -Frederick Douglass Social Justice & Civic Leadership (SJCL) Training program  is organized by the Urban League of Portland to develop leaders and activists who can be successful advocates for social, racial and economic justice, and public policies...

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