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Cobb County Entrepreneurs Win Grants for Excellence in Business Urban League of Greater Atlanta to Present Awards at Ceremony

The Urban League of Greater Atlanta and the Cobb County Government will host a Business Grants Awards ceremony on Thursday, February 15, to present the 10 winners of an application and pitch contest that rated the business practices and effectiveness of competing entrepreneurs. The one-hour ceremony will begin promptly at 2 p.m. at Marvelous Creative …

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ULGA Joins Local Atlanta Leaders to Support Literacy Reform

Urban League of Greater Atlanta President and CEO, Nancy Flake Johnson, has joined Dr. Kevin Murriel, Senior Pastor of Cascade United Methodist Church, to co-chair the Atlanta Leaders for 100% Literacy (ALL) initiative. ALL is a movement of faith, community, higher education, business, civic and civil rights organizations coming together to support APS leadership committed to radical …

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Atlanta Urban League CEO: State of Black Georgia report tells a ‘tale of two states’ (Podcast)

Armed with its inaugural “State of Black Georgia” report, the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, under the leadership of its president and CEO Nancy Flake Johnson, aims to make the Peach State more equitable for people of color. It has identified the historical factors fueling modern-day disparities, and ways to collaborate with community groups, lawmakers, …

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The Emergency Housing Assistance Program has re-opened to City of Atlanta residents

If you have an existing application and have received assistance, but are in need of additional funds, you will need to recertify by clicking here (re-certify your application link). Applications may take up to 30 days to be processed for payment. Under the current funding policy, an Applicant can receive up to 15 months of rent and/or utility …

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Justice Carswell a Project Ready Scholar wins 2nd plan in the 2022 Georgia Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition

           Congratulations are in order for our Project Ready Scholar, Justice Carswell. Over the weekend, Justice competed in the 2022 Georgia Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition and won 2nd Place. Justice is a phenomenal young woman, that leads the students at Booker T. Washington High School as their SGA President. She is also …

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ICYMI: Congressman David Scott, GA DCA Commissioner Christopher Nunn and Local Leaders Unveil New Mortgage Assistance Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2022Media Contact Ralph Jones, Jr., 202.718.0913 davidscott.press@mail.house.gov   ICYMI: Congressman David Scott, GA DCA Commissioner Christopher Nunn and Local Leaders Unveil New Mortgage Assistance Program WASHINGTON – Last month, Congressman David Scott, (GA-13) and Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Christopher Nunn announced the launch of the Georgia Homeowner Assistance Fund, a $354 million stimulus fund to help homeowners impacted by …

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