Author Archives: Urban League

Black and Brown Legislative Day returning for 2nd year with a greater impact

OMAHA, NE – Tuesday, February 27th, the Urban League of Nebraska Young Professionals and community partners will sponsor the 2nd Annual Black and Brown Legislative Day.  The main focus of this event is to help engage persons of color in … Continue reading

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This Year’s Pancake Feed Fundraiser More Successful than Last’s

  OMAHA, NE – A Saturday morning pancake feed hosted by the Urban League of Nebraska’s Education and Youth Development Department had an amazing turnout.  The event, which was held as a fundraiser for the 2018 Cultural & Leadership College … Continue reading

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Statement on Recent Events

“On behalf of the Urban League of Nebraska, I would like to express my condolences to the families of those Dallas, Texas police officers who lost their lives in the performance of their duties. I also mourn the loss of … Continue reading

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Omaha World-Herald: Omaha job-training program offers a foot in the door with prospective local employers

Career Boot Camp has an 80 percent success rate in placing graduates in jobs, said Karen Edwards, director of employment and career services at the Urban League. And these aren’t just any jobs, Edwards said. The program connects graduates with … Continue reading

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Whitney Young Jr. Academy Health and Wellness Day means healthier living for wellness workshop participants

OMAHA, NE – The Urban League of Nebraska’s Whitney Young Academy hosted a Health and Wellness Day on April 9th for 20 high school students who received information on healthy meal-planning, fitness, and other practices that contribute to better living. … Continue reading

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Omaha.com: 57 employers to attend today’s Celebrate Diversity Job Fair

This week’s Celebrate Diversity Job Fair is an example of Omaha companies working together to keep talent in Omaha. “Who ever you are, this job fair includes you,” said Joyce Cooper of OPPD, whose company is one of the lead … Continue reading

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