Join the Winston Salem Urban League for a free Lunch and Learn Thursday, March 28th, as Choey Gilreath, LPCA leads us in an open conversation surrounding mental health stigmas, education on mental health, and tools to identify personal mental health needs. Afterwards, one on one referrals and resources will be provided to all those in attendance, regardless of insurance. This event is free and open to community. Date: Thu, March 28, 2019Time: Noon –  2 PMLocation: LaDeara Crest Resource Center, 2531 Ladeara Crest Ln, Winston-Salem, NC 27105 RSVP Now ...

Over the last several months, the W-S Urban League has been advocating around a few key issues. It is always great when elected leaders are responsive to our efforts. We recognize supportive officials whenever we can with a big: THANK YOU! Public transportation We thank the entire City Council and the Mayor for an expansion of night and weekend bus service in the 2017-18 budget. It is key to making transportation opportunity equitable for all residents. The expansion was inline with our recommendations from earlier this spring. We go a step further in applauding the heroic efforts of three Council-members for their heroic albeit unsuccessful vote to rescind increases to Trans-Aid fares: Vivian Burke; Derwin Montgomery; and James Taylor. Summer Youth Employment Program A huge thank you goes to the entire City Council and the Mayor for allocating $165,000 to the Winston-Salem Urban League's Summer Youth Employment Program. Because of the City's continued support, we enrolled 148...

Happy 4th of July! This Independence Day, we say thank you to elected officials who have taken key steps to support Urban League policy positions and programs. Public transportation We thank the entire City Council and the Mayor  expansion of night and weekend busservice in the 2017-18 budget. It is key to making transportation opportunity equitable for all residents. The expansion was inline with our recommendations from earlier this spring. We go a step further in applauding the heroic efforts of three Council-members for their heroic albeit unsuccessful vote to rescind increases to  Trans-Aid fares: Vivian Burke; Derwin Montgomery; and James Taylor. Summer Youth Employment Program A huge thank you goes to the entire City Council and the Mayor for allocating $165,000 to the Winston-Salem Urban League's Summer Youth Employment Program. Because of the City's continued support, we enrolled 148 low to moderate income teens this week! They came to the Vivian Burke Quality of Life Center...