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Urban League Announces New Projects and Services for Ferguson and Dellwood Residents

Urban League Announces New Projects and Services  for Ferguson and Dellwood Residents

On August 7, 2019, The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis announced new community and economic development projects to revitalize the Ferguson & Dellwood area. In the wake of the 5 year-anniversary of the Ferguson crisis, Urban League CEO Michael P. McMillan and his management team sought […]

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Urban League, Centene Hosted 1,000 at the Ferguson Community Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13

For More Information Contact: Angelia D. Bills Vice-President of Communications (314) 615-3604 abills@urbanleague-stl.org                                         Ron Gregory, Michael McMillan, Norman R. Seay, Keith H. Williamson, Shelbe Bullock, Malik Ahmed […]

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The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Receives $2.5 Million Gift from Enterprise Holdings Foundation and the Taylor Family

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis  Receives $2.5 Million Gift from  Enterprise Holdings Foundation and the Taylor Family

Gift Will Support Save Our Sons Program and Centennial Campaign ST. LOUIS – July 2, 2018 – The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis announced today that it has received a $2.5 million donation from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation and from the Enterprise’s owners, the Taylor family. […]

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Civic Progress Donates more than $600,000 to Programs Making a Difference in the Lives of St. Louis Area Residents

Civic Progress Donates more than $600,000 to Programs Making a Difference in the Lives of St. Louis Area Residents Donations are the first in a $2 million commitment aimed at improving quality of life and increasing economic growth in North County FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ST. LOUIS, May 9, 2016 […]

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Starbucks Opens New Store in Ferguson; Partners with the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

Starbucks Opens New Store in Ferguson; Partners with the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

Working with the community leadership of Ferguson, Starbucks launches a long-term effort to create local jobs, provide training opportunities for youth, and invest in local minority-owned businesses New store marks a key milestone in Starbucks ongoing commitment to open stores in at least 15 diverse, low- to […]

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Statement Regarding Ferguson Shooting

The Urban League regrets the violence that took place on August 9, 2015. We echo the sentiments of Michael Brown’s family in our call for peaceful demonstrations in the pursuit of justice for victims of police brutality. In the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, “Nonviolence is […]

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Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis to Build $500,000 Jobs Center on Former Quik Trip Site in Ferguson

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis today announced plans to build a new job training center on the site of the former Quik Trip convenience store at 9420 W. Florissant Avenue in Ferguson. The property was donated by Quik Trip Corporation.   To be known as […]

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Statement on the Gun Violence in St. Louis

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For More Information Contact: Angelia D. Bills Vice-President of Communications (314) 615-3604 (314) 309-6778   On behalf of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, I wish to convey our thoughts and prayers to the two officers that were shot last night […]

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Statement on the Ferguson Police Department

“While we are disappointed in the outcome of the decision not to bring civil rights charges against Darren Wilson, the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis wholeheartedly agrees with Attorney General Eric Holder and the U.S. Department of Justice’s findings against the Ferguson Police Department for long-standing […]

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Urban League Addresses the Black Male Crisis

For several years the crisis of African American males has been well-documented and heralded in American society. Unfortunately, help for them was often not as forthcoming. As recently as February 2014, President Obama introduced the My Brother’s Keeper initiative to help young black men who were more […]

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