Urban League News
The Arkansas Department of Human Services launched the Arkansas Rent Relief Program and is accepting applications for eligible Arkansans who need help paying past rent, future rent, and utilities. Apply today at ar.gov/rentrelief! One-on-one support is available through community partners if you need help filling out or submitting an application. There is $173 million in […]
Join the Urban League of the State of Arkansas in congratulating, our Young Professionals Chapter President, Thurman Green on being selected to participate in the 2021 National Urban League’s Emerging Leaders Program! The National Urban League Emerging Leaders Program is a competitive professional development opportunity. The program provides a unique chance to develop analytical and […]
Little Rock, Arkansas, March 30, 2021 — The Urban League of the State of Arkansas (ULSA) alongside its partners in advocacy today announced the formation of a new campaign “AR United Against Hate” which will work toward the passage of hate crime legislation during Arkansas’ 93rd General Assembly. ULSA’s initiative for Hate Crimes legislation in […]
Farmers to Families: Free Food Box Program Sponsored by Inclusion Magazine, Inc. & ULSA, Inc. (Volunteers Needed!)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2021 North Little Rock, Arkansas — In a joint effort, Inclusion Magazine and the Urban League of the State of Arkansas will be hosting the USDA’s Farmers to Families program in North Little Rock, AR. In partnering, the ULSA and Inclusion Magazine plans to provide boxed food to Arkansas families. […]
The Urban League of the State of Arkansas’ Young Professionals group is asking Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson to put the safety of his constituents first as he reviews Senate Bill 24. Such laws have typically led to increases in homicides, injuries, and disproportionately impact communities of color. Senate Bill 24 commonly known as “Stand Your […]
It is the goal of the Urban League of Arkansas that every Arkansan has access to jobs with a living wage and good benefits, by helping people find jobs, get training, and pursue rewarding careers. Today’s job market has become increasingly more difficult to navigate. As Arkansans with higher education credentials and skilled trades are […]
Interim CEO | Urban League of the State of Arkansas
The Urban League has a rich history of serving communities nationwide. In Arkansas, this tradition carries forward through our efforts to improve the health, education, wealth and housing of our citizens.
With a commitment to equity, inclusion and justice, the ULSA develops and engages strategies that generate opportunities for Arkansans to thrive.
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