News

Employment Opportunities with MARTA – MARTA’S CURRENT JOB LIST September 3, 2021

MARTA’S CURRENT JOB LIST September 3, 2021 Click below to download the opportunity list. MARTA Job Opportunities EMPLOYER PROFILE: MARTA is among the largest transit systems in the U.S. and North America that provides bus, rail and mobility services for the elderly and disabled. MARTA’S service population is 1.65 million in the City of Atlanta, …

Employment Opportunities with MARTA – MARTA’S CURRENT JOB LIST September 3, 2021 Read More »

Where to apply for rental assistance

Residents of the 12 counties or cities below should apply through programs in their own jurisdictions. Georgia residents who do not live in any of the mentioned areas can apply through the state program. State of Georgia (excluding jurisdictions listed below): https://georgiarentalassistance.ga.gov/ City of Atlanta: https://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/atlanta-covid-19-emergency-housing-assistance-program/ Augusta-Richmond County: https://www.uwcsra.org/covid19 Chatham County: https://www.chathamcountyga.gov/OurCounty/EmergencyRental Cherokee County: https://www.mustministries.org/cherokee-co Clayton County: https://relief.claytoncountyga.gov/project-reset-eviction-assistance/ Cobb County: https://www.cobbcounty.org/communications/info-center/cobbs-emergency-rental-assistance-era-program DeKalb …

Where to apply for rental assistance Read More »

The Urban League of Greater Atlanta Celebrates Pride Day

In an interview with James Baldwin, originally published on June 26, 1984, and posted on June 22, 2018, the famed author envisions a time when it is unnecessary to label people based on their sexuality. Baldwin made it clear that he did not accept labels, and when asked what advice he would give to a …

The Urban League of Greater Atlanta Celebrates Pride Day Read More »

National Urban League Supports DOJ’s Lawsuit Against Georgia Election laws

NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE AND URBAN LEAGUE OF GREATER ATLANTA APPLAUD DOJ LAWSUIT AGAINST GEORGIA’S SUPPRESSIVE ELECTION LAWS Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, and Nancy Flake Johnson, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, issued the following statement in response to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland’s announcement of …

National Urban League Supports DOJ’s Lawsuit Against Georgia Election laws Read More »

COALITION OF BLACK LEADERS CALLS FOR WIDESPREAD CONDEMNATION OF GEORGIA’S NEW VOTER SUPPRESSION LAW

OPEN LETTER TO GOP LEGISLATORS AND GOVERNOR BRIAN KEMP COALITION OF BLACK LEADERS CALLS FOR WIDESPREAD CONDEMNATION OF GEORGIA’S NEW VOTER SUPPRESSION LAW We see through you, Georgia GOP and Governor Brian Kemp. Most of the nation does, too. We are angered by your misrepresentation of your motive for changing election rules. We see your …

COALITION OF BLACK LEADERS CALLS FOR WIDESPREAD CONDEMNATION OF GEORGIA’S NEW VOTER SUPPRESSION LAW Read More »

The People Have Spoken

In our 100-year history, The Urban League of Atlanta has been on the frontlines of Black empowerment and civil rights. We are proud to see Black leadership in the highest levels of government. Congratulations to Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock who will be sworn in as Georgia’s first Black United States Senator. Additional Voter Information: Did you receive a …

The People Have Spoken Read More »

Judge Rules That Census Must Not be Rushed; Victory for Civil Rights Groups, Civic Organizations, and Local Governments

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California last night issued an order blocking the Trump administration’s attempts to rush the 2020 Census to a close while a legal challenge to that plan plays out in the courts. The court’s order preliminarily enjoins the Census Bureau and Secretary of …

Judge Rules That Census Must Not be Rushed; Victory for Civil Rights Groups, Civic Organizations, and Local Governments Read More »

Scroll to Top