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Washington Nationals Black Heritage Night

Apr 16, 2015

Join us Thursday, April 16 at 7:05pm at Nationals Park for Black Heritage Night! A portion of ticket proceeds from this game and games throughout the season will benefit GWUL. Purchase tickets here.

FREE First Time Home Buyers Seminar

Mar 21, 2015

First time home buyer seminarDo you have questions or need some guidance?  Join us:
March 21, 2015 10am - 5pm Read more »

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.