Los Angeles Urban League

National Urban League CEO Celebrates New LAUL President  

National Urban League President/CEO Marc H. Morial is on a high note, but isn’t he always. Coming fresh off the success of his new critically-acclaimed HBO documentary, “Gumbo Coalition,” aptly named for his energetic leadership style and the title for the most recent version of his book, “The Gumbo Coalition: 10 Leadership Lessons That Help You Inspire, Unite, and Achieve,” the former New Orleans mayor who also served as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors made a landmark visit to Los Angeles to celebrate the Los Angeles Urban League’s newly installed President & CEO Cynthia Mitchell-Heard.  

Los Angeles Urban League Hosts Youth and College Fair

The Los Angeles Urban League in Partnership with Honda, JP Morgan Chase, and Cedars-Sinai host a Youth and College Fair at the Beehive. The highly anticipated job fair is occurring during the month of May in honor of “Youth Hiring Month.”

Los Angeles Urban League Host Whitney M. Young Awards Gala

By Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.  Executive Editor The Los Angeles Urban League will host the Annual Whitney M. Young Awards Gala on Thursday, May 18, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.   This year’s honorees include Paula Madison, CEO of Madison Entertainment Group, who will receive the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award.  Martin Muoto, founder and managing partner of SOLA Impact Fund, will receive the Trailblazer Award, and Sekou Kaalund, executive vice president at U.S. Bank, will receive the Corporate Partner Award.  The keynote speaker will be Bishop T.D. Jakes, world-renowned spiritual leader and chairman and CEO of the T.D. Jakes Group.