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On Thursday, October 24, 2019, the Urban League held the Unity Ball, an Urban Bash with a Dash of Red at the Minneapolis Hilton, located in the heart of downtown. This inspiring and festive fundraising event was an opportunity for our friends, supporters and community partners to hear our vision for the future and celebrate [...]
Steven Belton, President and CEO of the Minneapolis Urban League, shares his concern about compound trauma on the black community in a commentary article in the Star Tribune. “Still, the cumulative effect of chronic trauma is debilitating to families, neighborhoods, communities and the ecosystems that support them.”
Guenther Boone, a father of four, always loved the outdoors and longed to be a park keeper. As he struggled to make a family-sustaining wage, Guenther’s mother-in-law referred him to Minneapolis Urban League’s (MUL) partnership with the Minneapolis Park Board and suggested he reach out to learn more. After meeting with MUL staff about the […]