Category: News

Urban League Graduates Second Hospitality Class

Oct 2, 2006
On, Friday, September 29, 2006, GWUL held its second graduation for the Hospitality Training Program. The seven graduates are now in the placement stage of finding jobs. Thirteen persons completed the first session in May and 90% were placed in jobs in the hospitality industry. Therefore, there is no doubt that these graduates will go on to successful careers in the hospitality industry.

Greater Washington Urban League's 34TH Annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Gala Hosted by the Legendary Lou Gossett, Jr. and Distinguished Jackee Harry

Mar 8, 2006

Under the theme “Lest We Forget,” the 2006 gala will salute individuals and organizations that have committed their lives to fighting for civil rights throughout the nation. The special guest for the evening will be National Urban League President Marc H. Morial. Enterprise Rent-A-Car continues its partnership with The Greater Washington Urban League, Inc. Read more »

Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) Will Present the 35th Annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Gala on March 21, 2007

Mar 1, 2007

WHO: Vernon E. Jordan Jr. (Former National Urban League President, 1972 – 1981); John E. Jacob (former National Urban League President 1982-1994); Hugh B. Price (former National Urban League President 1994 – 2003); Marc H. Morial (current National Urban League President 2003 – Present); Jerry A Moore III (Chair, GWUL Board of Directors); Maudine R. Read more »

Sign Unveiling for New Urban League Headquarters Held

Aug 30, 2002

The Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) announced in August that it has entered into an Exclusive Right Agreement with the RLA Revitalization Corporation to purchase and develop the Hines Funeral Homes Building at 14th and Harvard Streets, N.W. for its new headquarters. Read more »

Greater Washington Urban League Salutes Corporate Supporters and Outstanding Volunteers at 64th Annual Membership Meeting

Apr 22, 2000

The Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) held its 64th Annual Membership Meeting on April 22 to update the community on League programs and services, recognize supporters and elect new Board Members. The meeting was held at The George Washington University, hosted by university president Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, who is a member of the GWUL’s Board of Directors.  Read more »