Join the Winston-Salem Urban League and the City of Winston-Salem as we combat hunger through the city-wide campaign "Think Orange." We are kicking off our first SNAP Out Senior Hunger event at the Hanes Hosiery Community Center, from 9am to 12pm, on November 17th. All those aged 65 and older, or disabled, let our Urban League experts help you through the SNAP application and identify deductions you may qualify for. We'll have free health screenings, low-cost internet, cell phone info, free recipes, produce samples, and more! DATE: Saturday, November 17, 2018 TIME: 9am - 12pm LOCATION: Hanes Hosiery Community Center - 501 Reynolds Blvd...

The Winston Salem Urban League is excited to host its annual Veterans Day Mental Health Luncheon, funded by our partnership with Forsyth County. Our luncheon will honor Veterans from across the Triad, as we bring awareness to PTSD and other mental health challenges our Veterans experience. Mental Health professionals and Veterans' support organization representatives will provide education on well-being and their individual services. Please join us for this event as we continue the work of improving the quality of life of our Veterans. Date: Monday, November 12th Time: 11 am - 1:30 pm Location: Urban League's Event Center (510 Trade St - Winston Salem,...

There's a lot at stake with the 2018 mid-term election and we want you to be prepared when you go to the polls to vote! Use these links to learn about who and what is on the ballot! North Carolina Voters' Bill of Rights See a sample ballot Get your voting rights questions answered Look up your early voting location Other early vote details Linda Sutton from Democracy NC [embed]https://www.facebook.com/WSUrbanLeague/videos/1892644157492254/[/embed]   Donald Dunn from the Forsyth County Democratic Party [embed]https://www.facebook.com/WSUrbanLeague/videos/311739012751518/[/embed]   Brian Miller from the Forsyth County Republican Party [embed]https://www.facebook.com/WSUrbanLeague/videos/2011871325539987/[/embed]   Meet the Candidates The Young Professionals hosted a mixer on October 18 to talk about what's on this year's ballot. Candidates...

100 volunteers are needed to take part in a Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Trip that will take place from October 21-27, 2018. Transportation, lodging, and food will be provided free of cost to all volunteers. Click HERE to register now!  Not able to travel? Click here to view more ways you can support disaster relief efforts for the coast! For more information, please call or text (919) 394-6180...

Enjoy live music, great food, AND help provide scholarships to deserving students at Winston Salem State University. S.G. Atkins Community Development Corporation is celebrating Winston-Salem State University's Homecoming in the best way they know how: brunch! Party with a purpose at the "Soulful Homecoming Brunch" on Sunday, October 21, 2-5pm at The Enterprise Center, 1922 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive! Tickets are $25. Net proceeds will benefit The Winston Salem Sate University Foundation. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW The Simon Green Atkins Community Development Corporation (SGACDC) is a non-profit organization that strives to foster community-based leadership focused on revitalizing the neighborhoods surrounding Winston-Salem State University....

In preparation for Hurricane Florence, please read the following information and take the necessary precautions to keep yourself and your family safe. Secure Your Valuables Store all valuables and government documents in one location in case you need to grab & go (include personal, home/property, estate, medical, and financial documents) Store items in water-safe containers to prevent damage – keep high and as far away from water as possible Bring your pets inside and take them with you if you leave (if you cannot take them, find someone who can) Basic Disaster Supplies Kit Water (one gallon per person per day) fill extra...