Spotlight on National Achievers Society Member: Petunie Thegenus

Stories Spotlight on National Achievers Society Member: Petunie Thegenus Since elementary school, Petunie Thegenus has been a National Achievers Society (NAS) member at the Urban League of Palm Beach County. Last year, she was selected for the College Board National African American Recognition Program as a result of her performance on her PSAT and AP […]

ULPBC Students Learn About STEM Through Two Challenges

Stories ULPBC Students Learn About STEM Through Two Challenges Dostin Bartolon, Kymeria Pitts, Chamya Jones, Alejandra Stephens, and Nyelli Pierre work on project. Recently, our students worked on two STEM challenges: a flip bottle challenge, and assembling and wiring a robotic snake challenge.   For the bottle challenge, students used visual directions, graphic organizers, charts, […]

Twenty-Year-Old Turns Life Around Through Our PBSO Workforce Development Program

Stories Twenty-Year-Old Turns Life Around Through Our PBSO Workforce Development Program Our PBSO Workforce Development Program is changing the lives of young adults who are looking to find good jobs and stay clear of trouble.  Desmere Wilson, 20, enrolled in the program in the late spring.   At the time, he was a 9th grade […]

Participant In Our PBSO Program Thrives With New Job and New Opportunities

Stories Participant In Our PBSO Program Thrives With New Job and New Opportunities Julien Garcom was an 18-year-old high school dropout who came to the Urban League of Palm Beach County wanting to continue his education. He was looking for training programs that could assist him with getting his GED certification and eventually finding a […]

Project Ready NULITES Program Helps Pahokee Ninth Grader Shine

Stories Our PBSO Program Helped Teen Find Work and Determination To Pursue His Career Dream William Tookes wanted to complete high school, go to college and someday become a teacher. But first, the 18-year-old high school dropout had to build up his motivation and self-esteem, and stop telling everyone he was a failure. The Urban […]

Project Ready NULITES Program Helps Pahokee Ninth Grader Shine

Stories Project Ready NULITES Program Helps Pahokee Ninth Grader Shine Getting involved in school activities has helped Danyla Sanders become a great student and a thriving young woman with serious career goals. She’s a 9th grade student at Pahokee High School who became a part of our Project Ready NULITES Program in 2018 at the […]