URBAN LEAGUE OF LOUISIANA – COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS PROGRAMMING UPDATES
The Urban League of Louisiana, the National Urban League, NAACP Baton Rouge, VOTE, and the ACLU of Louisiana demand that action be taken immediately. It is too late for the actions to be swift – but it is not too late for the officers to be held accountable and for the state of Louisiana to demonstrate that all of its residents are deserving of justice and to be treated with dignity and humanity.
Today, May 25th, marks the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, a day when the entire world watched bystander video that captured nearly 10 minutes of the horrors of police brutality in the glaring light of day.
Ford Motor Company and the Ford Motor Company Fund have partnered with the National Urban League to launch the Emergency Capital Access Program (ECAP). ECAP is a programmatic initiative that seeks to provide immediate access to capital for Black business owners – an important but often overlooked pillar of the economy – who are currently at a competitive disadvantage for accessing government or foundation relief available due to COVID-19.
Meeting the short-term financial needs of microenterprises and small businesses in East Baton Rouge Parish.
The mission of the Urban League of Louisiana is to assist African Americans and other communities seeking equity to secure economic self-reliance, parity and civil rights. We implement our mission through programs in the areas of EDUCATION and YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, WORKFORCE and ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC POLICY and ADVOCACY initiatives.
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The mission of the Urban League of Louisiana is to assist African Americans and other communities seeking equity to secure economic self-reliance, parity and civil rights. We implement our mission through programs in the areas of education and youth development, workforce and economic development, public policy and advocacy initiatives.