YouthBuild Students Experience “Executive” Shopping

From left, Adam Hayden, PGIM executive; Jordan Thornton, ULGA YouthBuild alum; Justin Jackson, AWAD YouthBuild alum; Brian Short, Bloomingdale’s stylist; Caliph Gordon, AWDA YouthBuild alum; Joe Thomas, PGIM executive; Jiovonni Wooden, ULGA YouthBuild alum, and Charles Walker, ULGA YouthBuild director.  Four lucky YouthBuild students recently learned how to dress professionally from a real pro through an …

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Project Ready Youth Day of Service

Six Benjamin E. Mays High School students were among 300 youth attending a National Urban League Youth Summit at Coppin State University this weekend in Baltimore, Maryland. The Atlanta students are involved in Project Ready, an Urban League college and career preparedness program. On Saturday, July 16, they participated in a Day of Service at the Urban League offices in Baltimore. Pictured …

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YouthBuild: Learning construction skills, building new lives

Azariah Billings has always had big dreams. She only needed help finding a straight pathway to reach her goals. That help came when Azariah entered the Urban League of Greater Atlanta’s YouthBuild program when it started in February 2015. The Urban League partners with Atlanta Technical College to help young adults in YouthBuild finish their …

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