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 Click here to apply to be the next Business of the Month....

FOR RELEASE MAY 9, 2018 WINSTON-SALEM URBAN LEAGUE PRESIDENT & CEO FEATURED IN 2018 STATE OF BLACK AMERICA WINSTON-SALEM – The National Urban League’s annual State of Black Americareport, which evaluates the relative social and economic status of African Americans, this year includes commentary from James Perry. "Right here in Winston-Salem, we're leading the charge to make lives better. Through our computer labs on 5th Street and Patterson Ave, we are constantly connecting our community to the digital revolution. People are always shocked when they step into my office and realize that it is a small but mighty digital studio...

The Winston-Salem Urban League Career Expo is the premier Triad employment event. At the Expo, eager to hire employers will connect with several hundred job seekers. The Winston-Salem Urban League Career Expo is the first step to your new career. What: 2018 Spring Career Expo When: 9 am to 2 pm, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Where: Winston-Salem Urban League Event Center, 510 N. Trade Street, W-S, NC 27101 ...

The Strategic Advantage of Older Workers  Winston-Salem Urban League highlights the importance of 50+ talent during Older Americans Month Winston-Salem, NC, May 1, 2018 – This year Older Americans Month falls as both the national and local US economies reach near-record heights. With increasing discussion on how to maintain a competitive advantage in this marketplace, one universal theme from both policymakers and CEOs is the need for skilled talent to sustain economic growth.   The theme for Older American Month is “Engage at any Age,” highlighting that there’s no such thing as too old to engage in new endeavors. Winston-Salem Urban League in partnership...

How you interview can determine whether or not you’re hired! Forsyth Tech and the Winston-Salem Urban League can help you brush up on your interview skills. You’ll learn to present yourself to employers as the perfect hire, be it a formal interview or job fair networking. DATE AND TIME Tue, May 15, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT LOCATION W-S Urban League - Main Office 201 W 5th St Winston-Salem, NC 27101 [edgtf_button size="" type="" text="Register Now" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.facebook.com/events/2090545717859284" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]...

In today’s competitive job market, an excellent resume is a must! Whether you’re dusting off your resume or starting from scratch, let Forsyth Tech and the Winston-Salem Urban League help make sure you’re presenting the best resume possible! DATE AND TIME Tue, May 15, 2018 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT LOCATION W-S Urban League 201 W 5th St Winston-Salem, NC 27101 [edgtf_button size="" type="" text="Register Now" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.facebook.com/events/163205504347232" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]...

In today’s competitive job market, an excellent resume is a must! Whether you’re dusting off your resume or starting from scratch, let Forsyth Tech and the Winston-Salem Urban League help make sure you’re presenting the best resume possible! DATE AND TIME Mon, May 14, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT LOCATION W-S Urban League Quality of Life Center 3441 Patterson Ave Winston-Salem, NC 27105 [edgtf_button size="" type="" text="Register Now" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.facebook.com/events/156925541813558" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]...

How you interview can determine whether or not you’re hired! Forsyth Tech and the Winston-Salem Urban League can help you brush up on your interview skills. You’ll learn to present yourself to employers as the perfect hire, be it a formal interview or job fair networking. DATE AND TIME Mon, May 14, 2018 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT LOCATION W-S Urban League Quality of Life Center 3441 Patterson Ave Winston-Salem, NC 27105 [edgtf_button size="" type="" text="Register Now" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.facebook.com/events/605877699773945" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]...

Winston-Salem, NC, March 9, 2016 – With the support of Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay, AMC Theaters, the Anna Julia Cooper Center, Color of Change, the Winston-Salem Urban League and the Winston-Salem Urban League Young Professionals will send 300 children from title one schools and low and moderate income communities to the grand opening of a Wrinkle in Time in an effort dubbed “Give a Child a Universe.” The science fiction movie, directed by Ava DuVernay, featuring Oprah Winfrey, tells the story of Meg Murray and her younger brother Charles Wallace as they travel through time and space in search of...

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...