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Winston-Salem Urban League Fall Career Expo 2017 Wednesday, October 18 Employer Sponsorship and Registration Platinum Level Sponsorship - $5000 Gold Level Sponsorship - $2,500 Silver Level Sponsorship - $1000 General Registration - $150 Title sponsor listing Premier table positioning Brand signage at event Career Expo registration Premier table positioning Brand signage at event Media listing: newspaper, WSUL website, and social media Prominent signage at event Prime inclusion in media advertisement: newspaper, radio, TV, WSUL website, and social media Sponsorship certificate Prime inclusion in media advertisement: newspaper, radio, TV, WSUL website, and social media Corporate partner recognition plaque Career Expo registration Corporate partner recognition plaque Career Expo registration 2 tickets to the Whitney M. Young Gala and VIP reception Career...

Meet the BelFlex team tomorrow on Friday, July 28th from 10:30 am to noon at the Winston-Salem Urban League. BelFlex connects local business to talented people like you! They openings in the ranging from maintenance to logistics. Stop by to see they have right opportunity for you! If you have a resume bring it. If you don't, we'll help you make one! What: BelFlex Career Fair When: 10:30 am, Friday July 28th Where: Winston-Salem Urban League, 201 West 5th St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101...

Register now Key leaders of local civil rights organiztions discuss the results of the State of Black Winston-Salem Report. Stunningly, the report shows that black residents in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County earn only 62 cents for each dollar made by white residents. Black residents in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County have a homeownership rate that is half that of white residents. Black residents are half as likely to have access to healthy food. Black residents have a death rate 1.23 times that of white residents. Arrests of black residents for nonviolent traffic offenses in Winston-Salem, occur at a rate approximately 1.4 more frequent than for white residents. Most...

That's right! WXII covered our Summer Youth Program. This amazing program, funded by the City of Winston-Salem, allows low-moderate income teens, ages 15-19 to intern at local businesses throughout Winston-Salem. They receive stipends while gaining paths to career opportunity! Click here to see us in action!...

Get ready for the 2016 Holiday Soriee on December 16th, 2016 at the Marriot Hernn Ballroom in downtown Winston-Salem! Tickets are on sale now! Fri, Dec 16, 2016, 10 PM The Marriott Hernn Ballroom 425 North Cherry St. Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Advance tix members: $15 Advance non-members: $20 Door price for members and non-members: $25...

The Winston-Salem Urban League was built for moments like these. Our goal is socio-economic progress for diverse communities. We believe improving outcomes for diverse communities makes things better for everyone. We intended to push that message to the President-elect, whoever he or she was. That’s why I made time for both the Republican and Democratic Conventions this summer. Our work is not in the glitz of political campaigns or the give and take of political parties. Rather, the Winston-Salem Urban League is focused on the un-glorious gritty work of affecting policy. Donate today to help us do just that: Donate Now Like many of you, I am concerned. I...

Register today for part two of this three part series. The first town hall was a resounding success with nearly 160 attendees discussing the relationship between the community and the Winston-Salem Police Department. The second town hall moves the dialogue closer to solutions as experts analyze and discuss the community's recommended solutions and offer some solutions of their own. 6:00 pm, Thursday, August 18, 2016 The Enterprise Center 1922 S. Martin Luther King Jr Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Click here to register for Town Hall #2 Registration is encouraged but not required. The series is supported by several collaborating organizations and supporters including: Black Chamber of Commerce, Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Kimya Dennis, Institute for Dismantling Racism, Winston-Salem...

The Winston-Salem Urban League announces Black & Blue, Community-Police Town Halls. The three town-hall series is designed to allow members of the community, community leaders and the police department to channel frustration into a constructive solution-oriented dialogue. The first town hall, is scheduled for 6:00 pm, on Thursday July 28, 2016 at the Winston-Salem Urban League, 201 W. 5th Street in Winston-Salem. It will be an opportunity for the community to present concerns and solutions to challenges that harm healthy relationships between police and communities of color.  The event will be led by Dr. Kimya Dennis, a criminologist and sociologist...

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James Perry, President and CEO of the Winston-Salem Urban League will attend both the Republican Convention in Cleveland, Ohio and Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Perry will meet with party officials, delegates and business leaders, all with the goal communicating the Urban League’s priorities: Increasing economic opportunity for disadvantaged communities; Criminal justice system reform; Ending gun violence; and Preserving voting rights. Perry remarked, “If you are Democrat, Republican, Green Party or Independent, we are all working to make America better. Dialogue across ideologies makes our communities better. By meeting with party leaders, the Winston-Salem Urban League hopes to find common ground common and opportunities consistent with our priorities.” Perry...