Seniors, 65 and older, join us for a SNAP Out Senior Hunger SNAP Enrollment Breakfast.  Both events will offer heathy meal, one on one SNAP application assistance and education on healthy living with food benefit services. What: SNAP Out Senior Hunger Breakfasts Where and When: April 4, 2018, 9am-12pm, Event Center, 510 N. Trade Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 April 5, 2018, 9am-12pm, Hayes Taylor YMCA 2630 E. Florida St, Greensboro, NC 27401 You may qualify for SNAP benefits if you are: 65 or older;  Not currently receiving SNAP benefits; and you meet the income criteria. To find out more the events or about SNAP eligibility, contact our Urban League...

Forsyth Tech Technology Skills for Life & Employment Course is a FREE 30-hour course covering everything from basic computer skills, to how to complete an online job application, interviewing techniques, communication skills and much more.  By completing the course you will become eligible to purchase a refurbished laptop computer at a greatly reduced price. To be considered for participation in this training and computer purchase program, you must first meet the following criteria: •    You don’t have a working computer at home •    You are unemployed or meet the income criteria •    You live in the target neighborhoods or surrounding area. [edgtf_button size="" type="" text="Register Now" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon=""...

Mid-March Job Board Service Technician-Certified-(SIGN-ON BONUS) Winston-Salem, NC Sears Holdings Corporation  -  Winston-Salem, NC View details to share this job  Seeking a challenging and fast-paced work environment? Sears Auto Center is going through an exciting transformation!! Sears Auto Center is looking for professional automotive service technici...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC (March 7, 2018)  National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson imploring that he reinstate in the anti-discrimination language that was recently removed from HUD's mission statement. In the letter, Morial states, You have spoken of the squalid conditions of your childhood neighborhood in Boston; you have experienced first-hand the demoralizing wounds of segregation and racism, and for a time, according to your spokesman, benefitted from the safety net of housing subsidy. You must bring these experiences to bear in...

Join the Winston Salem Urban League Young Professionals for the HERstory, Her Business panel discussion and networking event. The event will feature local black women entrepreneurs as panelists, sharing their learning experiences for developing a business, challenges and highlighting the overall success of their business models. Who: W-S Urban League Young Professionals What: March Mixer l HERStory Her Business When: Thursday, March 15th l 6:00pm-8:00pm Where: Ma'ati Spa, 707 N Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101 [embed]https://www.facebook.com/WSUrbanLeague/videos/10155723907192499/[/embed]...

Consultative Sales Associate - Home Appliances Sears Holdings Corporation  -  Winston-Salem, NC View details to share this job  The Consultative Sales Associate is responsible for enhancing the experience of members and driving profitable sales of Home Appliance area by providing proactive consultative sales assistance...

For Immediate Release Center for Responsible Lending & National Urban League Report Shows Senators’ Proposal Would Cost More, Deliver Less WASHINGTON, DC (March 1, 2018) – A new research report by the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) and National Urban League critiques a legislative discussion draft by U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) to restructure the nation’s housing finance system, and it criticizes recently published papers supporting it. CRL and the National Urban League’s report finds that the proposed legislation repeals the important public interest mandates within the current system and replaces them with weak incentives that will greatly harm...

Every month, the Chronicle, Triad Minority Business Expo, Winston-Salem Chapter of the NAACP and the Winston-Salem Urban League present a community business of the month. Check out this month's Community Business of the Month. Then follow the effort on social media: #WSBiz By Busta Brown, W-S Chronicle The Business of the Month is The Village Produce and Country Store, 4219 N. Liberty St. in Winston-Salem. I sat down with owners Jerry Anderson and his wife, Paula McCoy, to talk about why they saw the need to bring a fresh produce store to the Twin City. “We knew that there were many conversations in the city...