Register Now - Winter Entrepreneurship Cohort Begins January 17, 2018

Aug 4, 2016

The Greater Washington Urban League has opened registration for its Winter Entrepreneurship Cohort. The program is designed to teach enrollees the fundamentals of running a business, managing common obstacles and pitfalls, and how to identify and use tools needed to be successful. Read more »

GWUL College Sustainability Fund

Oct 27, 2017

The GWUL College Sustainability Fund provides financial support to underrepresented and underprivileged college students currently enrolled at a 4-year public institution anywhere in the U.S, but have a permanent residence in one of the th Read more »

Hurricane Harvey Donations

Sep 1, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Read more »

GREATER WASHINGTON URBAN LEAGUE STATEMENT REGARDING THE PASSING OF JIM VANCE

Jul 24, 2017

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The Greater Washington Urban League mourns the passing of veteran Washington-area journalist and NBC 4 television broadcaster Jim Vance after an extended battle with cancer. Read more »

CONVERTING OFFICE SPACE TO APARTMENTS SEEMS GREAT – BUT MORE QUESTIONS THAN ANSWERS

Jul 7, 2017

It seems like a great idea, and rather simple, on the surface: the D.C. City Council, spurred by Councilman-at-Large Robert White, introduced a bill creating an “Office of Affordable Housing Task Force” back in May as a way to explore the use of vacant commercial space as apartment style homes.  The goal is to somehow make a dent in the city’s affordable housing crunch. Read more »