Great Turnout For Our Homebuyer Education Workshop And Thanks To PNC Bank

News Great Turnout For Our Homebuyer Education Workshop And Thanks To PNC Bank The Urban League of Palm Beach County would like to thank all of our participants for another successful virtual Homebuyer Education Workshop, this one for September, 2020. About 55 people attended our virtual class from September 15-17.  We felt really good about the […]

Project Moving Forward Hosts First Annual Social Justice Summit

News Project Moving Forward Hosts First Annual Social Justice Summit The Urban League of Palm Beach County’s Project Moving Forward program hosted its First Annual Social Justice Summit on Aug. 10. Rickey Aikens, CEO of Inner City Innovators, was the featured speaker, giving youth tips on how to be SAFE (Smart, Alert, Fearless, and an Example) […]

Texting with When We All Vote

VOTE Texting with When We All Vote Getting Started Sign up for When We All Vote here. There are a lot of ways to talk to citizens about how to access helpful voting resources and this is one of the best ways to meet voters where they are—on their phones! Below are resources to help […]

Truist Bank and The Winston-Salem Foundation Support College Scholarship Program

News Truist Bank and The Winston-Salem Foundation Support College Scholarship Program The Urban League of Palm Beach County is grateful to Truist Bank and The Winston-Salem Foundation for granting us $35,000 for the Project College Bound Scholarship Program. The program awarded $1,000 scholarships toward college expenses for the 28 students graduating from our National Achievers […]

Mentor V Participants Make Care Packages for Graduating Seniors

News Mentor V Participants Make Care Packages for Graduating Seniors We’re still celebrating the successes of our graduating seniors! This week, members of our Mentor V program completed care packages and delivered them to the college-bound seniors. Mentor V is our innovative mentoring program for Palm Beach County students in grades 6-12 in specific zip […]

Spotlight on Joan Kennedy

News Spotlight on Joan Kennedy Joan Kennedy is our senior advocate counselor/job developer. She’s known for her outstanding work in the community. She works with many organizations and often goes beyond what’s required to make a difference. The Urban League of Palm Beach County recently got a letter praising Joan for the work she’s done […]

First Time Homebuyer Workshop Goes Virtual

News First Time Homebuyer Workshop Goes Virtual The Urban League of Palm Beach County has moved our First Time Homebuyer workshop virtually due to the pandemic. The free virtual workshop still offers the same information and resources as our in-person classes: – Basics of homeownership – Credit/budget – Obtaining a mortgage (meet with lender) – […]

Huge Turnout For Our First Drive-Thru Food Drive in West Palm Beach

News Huge Turnout For Our First Drive-Thru Food Drive in West Palm Beach It was the Urban League of Palm Beach County’s biggest event ever at our West Palm Beach office – 1,080 boxes of food were given out during our first drive-thru food drive on Saturday, June 27 to help Palm Beach County families […]

Our STEM Now Team Wins In Science Center Competition

News Our STEM Now Team Wins In Science Center Competition Congratulations to our STEM Now students for winning the COVID-19 Challenge of South Florida Science Center’s 4th Annual STEM Inventors 3D Printer Challenge! Throughout the 2019-2020 school year, the students at Roosevelt Middle School STEM Now team were taking part in the science center’s competition […]