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Greater Washington Urban League, The Washington Nationals and Walgreens partner for Holiday Toy Drive

Jan 7, 2015

Greater Washington Urban League, The Washington Nationals and Walgreens partnered for a Holiday Toy Drive that benefitted several local churches, charities, and community organizations.  Nearly 2,000 toys were distributed to families in Washington, D.C., Prince George’s County and Montgomery County.  Thanks to The Was Read more »

The Greater Washington Urban League Marches For Justice

Dec 16, 2014

The Greater Washington Urban League joined thousands of peaceful protesters as they marched for justice through the streets of the nation’s capital on Saturday, December 13th.  Our ThursdayNetwork young professionals were among the sea of people that came together to speak out against police violence and call for legislative action. Read more »

Pre-purchase Home Ownership Workshop

Nov 7, 2014

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Let's Preserve Our Traditions and Problem Solve Our Challenges

May 2, 2014

George H. Lambert, Jr. writes an editorial to the Washington Post in response to article written about the Easter Monday incident at the Washington National Zoo.

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GWUL Board of Directors appoints Michael P. Akin as new chairman of the Board

Jan 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (Jan. 29, 2014) — The Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) Board of Directors today appointed Michael P. Akin as the new chairman of the Board of Directors. Read more »

GWUL's Young Professionals, the Thursday Network, Sponsor Day of Service for MLK Holiday

Jan 19, 2014

The Thursday Network, GWUL's young professionals, is sponsoring a Blanket and Toiletries Drive for the homeless on Monday, January 20 - the official Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.  For more information, click here.

Comcast Foundation today announces $240,000 in grants to 13 nonprofit organizations in the D.C. metropolitan area.

Dec 20, 2013

Grants expand digital literacy, promote community service and build youth leadership skills

The grants support programs aimed at expanding digital literacy, promoting community service and building tomorrow’s leaders. Read more »