Continuing King's Legacy: Fighting for $15 Family Wages  When: Wednesday, April 4th, 6:00 PM Where: Winston Square Park - 310 N Marshall St, parking available across the street at First Presbyterian Church Rain Location:  Goler Memorial A.M.E Zion Church (620 Patterson Ave @ 7th St.) Join Winston-Salem faith leaders, Working America, city workers, and community members as we rally to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy of championing working people’s rights. Dr. King combined the struggle for civil rights and the struggle for economic justice. 50 years after King’s assassination, too many people in our community still can’t afford basic necessities. Join us as we...

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...

We've redefined Political PARTY! This Political "Party" provides a unique opportunity to come together and about the issues that matter most to Millennials. Enjoy refreshments and vibes by DJ Trellz! Millennial Night has partnered with Black Girls Vote and local organizations- Delta Sigma Theta, NAACP, and Urban League Young Professionals -to bring you a non-conventional way to learn about the candidates and the issues. DATE AND TIME Thu, April 5, 2018 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar LOCATION The Ramkat 170 West 9th Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101 [edgtf_button size="" type="" text="RSVP Now" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/political-party-tickets-44519965415?ref=eios&aff=eios" 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...

Join us at the Delta Arts Center for the Conscience of Human Spirit: Quilts Honoring Nelson Mandela Exhibition. The January 18th mixer will introduce new Delta Arts Center Executive Director, Alizá Diggs-Bailey, honor the work of South African artisans and the life of Nelson Mandela. And of course…lots of networking!  Who: W-S Urban League Young Professionals What: January Mixer l Recognition of the Arts When: Thursday, January 25th l 6:00pm-8:00pm Where: Delta Arts Center, 2611 New Walkertown Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 RSVP Here! [embed]https://www.facebook.com/WSULYP/videos/1688264947905871/[/embed] ...

What: Winston Salem Urban Leauge Young Professionals Holiday Soirée Where: Suite|Urban, 510 N. Trade Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101 When: Friday, December 15th, 9:30 pm ET [edgtf_button size="" type="" text="Buy Tickets Now" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wsulyp-holiday-soiree-2017-tickets-39779275885?utm_campaign=9aaad2752a-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_12_08&goal=0_23c666a1cf-9aaad2752a-118839833&utm_term=0_23c666a1cf-9aaad2752a-118839833&utm_source=Corporate+Contacts&utm_medium=email&mc_eid=78071bf5cd&mc_cid=9aaad2752a" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""] Join Triad young professionals on Friday, December 15 at Suite|Urban, packed with power networking, fashion, food and fun!General Admission: Members Early Bird Tickets $10 (until Nov. 20) Members $15 Non-Members $20 Groups of 7+ $15/person (please verify prior to purchase at yp.president@wsurban.org)...

ICYMI: Honoring Veterans & Addressing Mental Health Last Friday, the Urban League hosted United States Veterans from across the Triad. We paid tribute to nearly 100 veterans for their service, served them a free lunch and discussed mental health issues and services available to support United States Veterans. Many are current or past participants in our Senior Community Service Employment Program. Special thanks to Forsyth County and Commissioner Fleming El-Amin for making the event possible....