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Super Seniors Health Day Join us Saturday morning to improve your health and wellness. We'll have on site enrollment in SNAP food benefits, along with other community-based programs from our partners. What: Super Seniors Health Day When: 8 am to noon, Saturday, June 24, 2017 Where: Winston-Salem Urban League, 201 West 5th St. ...

This award winning program serves low-income teens ages 15 to 19. Each teen earns a stipend while learning career skills from a local employer. In order to qualify, household income must be lower than incomes provided below: INCOME LIMITS FOR EACH INCOME CATEGORY FOR HOUSEHOLD SIZES 1 TO 8: Number of people in household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Range of Incomes $31,850 $36,400 $40,950 $45,500 $49,150 $52,800 $56,450 $60,100 Download the Summer Youth Employment Program Application here. [edgtf_button size="medium" type="" text="Download Application" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="http://www.wsurban.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Summer-Youth-Employment-Application-2017.pdf" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin="5px 50px 50px 50px"] Are you a business or non-profit that is interested in hosting teens from the Summer Youth Program? Complete this form...

From Equality to Equity: Annual Meeting 2017 Join us for the Winston-Salem Urban League Annual Meeting at the Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge and Rice LLP, Piedmont Room. Members will elect new directors and say good bye to directors whose terms have expired. The Board and staff will honor individuals who have played key roles in furthering the Urban League mission. The CEO will share his vision for the new fiscal year. What: 2017 Annual Meeting When: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Thursday, June 22, 2017 Where: Womble Carlyle, Piedmont Room, 1 W 4th St., 13th Floor, W-S, NC 27101 RSVP NOW!...

Watch Party: State of Black America Town Hall The National Urban League’s State of Black America®, is one of the country’s most respected and anticipated reports on racial equality and justice. Now, in its 41st year, TV One is taking it primetime in an exclusive 2-hour special – the National Urban League Presents: State of Black America Town Hall Hosted by Roland Martin and taped before a live audience at the historic Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C., this groundbreaking event brings together some of our nation’s greatest thought leaders, journalists and public figures for a powerful and honest dialogue about what the latest State of...

It's a party with a purpose, this Memorial Day Weekend! Join us for our second annual All White Party! Last year's party was incredible and we've got the pictures to prove it. Take a look! This year, we're raising money for the Winston-Salem Urban League's employment and entrepreneur programs. Party with us as we transform the newly painted, upgraded air conditioned, Urban League Conference Center into the hottest night spot in the Triad. Tickets 50% off for Members! To receive your code, email membership@wsurban.org with the subject "White Party Member 50% Discount Code" When: 9:00 pm - until Where: Winston-Salem Urban League Conference Center, 510 Trade St., W-S, NC...

YP May Mixer: officer elections, entrepreneurs tell their stories and more! Join us at the Village Produce and County Store, a grocery store owned by black entrepreneurs and strategically located in a food desert in a minority census tract here in Winston-Salem. We will hear from owners, Paula McCoy and Jerry Anderson as they discuss the struggles. Plus the ever important, election of new YP officers! RSVP NOW Join us for: Officer Elections; fireside chat with husband and wife African-American entrepreneurs, Paula McCoy and Jerry Anderson; Tour of the Village Produce and Country store; Networking; and more! See you there! When: 6:30 pm, Thursday, May 11 Where: Village Produce & Country Store 4219 N. Liberty...

WORK | Community Job Fair. 5/9/17 Jobs, jobs, jobs! Come dressed to impress with resume in hand! 14 of the Triad's top employers will be on hand and ready to hire you! 10 am - noon on Tuesday, 9, 2017 at Goodwill, 2701 University Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC. For more information, contact Goodwill Career Connections at 336-724-3625. ...

Winston-Salem Urban League CEO, James Perry traveled to Washington D.C. to join almost 300 Urban League CEOs, board members, young professionals and guild members from across the United States, to advocate to members of Congress. Perry is urging North Carolina elected officials to protect progress and opportunity for low-income and minority constituents. “Our Senior Jobs and Summer Youth programs transition 300-400 low-income North Carolinians to permanent job opportunities each year. The White House budget proposal would end those programs.” Perry continued, “If the White House has its way with policing, transportation and housing budgets, the effects on the criminal justice, public transit systems and...

We celebrate the successes we have had this fiscal year and invite you to continue the momentum as we move into our election season. This is your opportunity to take on a leadership role within WSULYP and I strongly encourage each of you to consider running for an Executive Committee position. Nominations are currently being accepted for the following Executive Committee offices: President Vice President First Vice President Treasurer Secretary All persons interested in running for office, or nominated by others, must have paid membership dues in full by Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Candidates must submit the attached Candidate Declaration Form either online...

Winston-Salem Urban League Urges Bus Service Expansion The Winston-Salem Urban League recommends City officials and the Winston-Salem Transit Authority take steps to expand bus services. . James Perry, Winston-Salem Urban League CEO remarked, “We recognize that officials worked hard on the reforms introduced in January, but so many people...