The National Urban League kicked off a $100 million initiative to combat unemployment in America at the Urban League of Greater Cleveland’s office, Monday, May 20th .
Left to Right: Marsha A. Mockabee, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Cleveland; Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald; Seth D. Harris, Secretary, US Department of Labor; Marc H. Morial, President & CEO, National Urban League; Urban League program participants; Valencia White, Javon Willis and Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper; and Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Mayor, City of Cleveland.
2013 National Urban League Conference
For four days in July newsmakers, policy makers, and business and community leaders from across the country will converge on Philadelphia, PA, for the 2013 National Urban League Conference. With exciting sessions and numerous opportunities for professional development and networking,
Philadelphia, PA July 24 – 27, 2013
Cleveland Urban League launches New Program Aimed at At-Risk Youth
The Urban League has officially launched a program for at risk youth who have been involved in the justice system.
The Urban Youth Empowerment Program Now is funded through the National Urban League and the U.S. Department of Labor. The Urban League of Greater Cleveland (Cleveland, OH) was one of seven affiliates that received the two year grant. UYEP NOW targets young people ages 14 to 18 who in the last 12 months have been involved in the juvenile justice system and have no previous adult convictions.
Marsha Mockabee, Pesident and CEO of Urban League of Greater Cleveland:
Talk with the Boss
Marsha Mockabee's official title is president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland. Her unofficial title at the Cleveland chapter, begun in 1917, is recovery chief, or the woman in charge of turning things around.