National Urban League
he president of the National Urban League was in Philadelphia on Friday for local chapter’s community empowerment luncheon at the Lowe’s Hotel in Center City. But he spoke about plans to fight injustice in light of protests in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City.
Eric Holder touched on issues that are currently affecting our region.
The National Urban League conference opens in Philadelphia on Wednesday, bringing some 6,000 people and an estimated $8-million in economic activity to the city.
The mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will speak in Philadelphia this week at the National Urban League’s annual conference.
The report from The National Urban League lists several recommendations, including summer youth job programs and an urban jobs act.