Urban League to Host Career Fair in Oak Park

(OAK PARK) – The Greater Sacramento Urban League (GSUL) continues its efforts to help local residents gain employment with a Career Fair on Thursday, October 27. The event is part of the GSUL’s Oak Park Promise Neighborhood effort and will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Sacramento Food Bank and Family […]

Cassandra Jennings To Be Named Urban League CEO

SACRAMENTO – Following a national search, the Greater Sacramento Urban League has announced that former Assistant City Manager Cassandra Jennings will take the helm of the Greater Sacramento Urban League. Ms. Jennings has served as the organization’s Interim President and CEO since the resignation of James Shelby last September. “I am extremely pleased to announce the […]

Comedian Tony Roberts Scheduled To Perform To Support Local Urban League

NORTH SACRAMENTO – He has appeared on BET, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam and Comedy Central among other shows. But comedian Tony T. Roberts will take a smaller stage with a microphne and perform at a fundraiser for a local organization that’s dear to his heart. Roberts will headline the Greater Sacramento Urban League’s “Dinner […]

NUL State Of Black America Report Heralded At Legislative Reception

SACRAMENTO – The Greater Sacramento Urban League will give its Vernon E. Jordan Legislative Advocacy Awards to state legislators who have done the most to advance the cause of equality and justice for Californians in a “State of Black America” reception in the State Capitol on June 4, 2013. “On the occasion of the National […]

David DeLuz Resigns From Greater Sacramento Urban League

SACRAMENTO – The Greater Sacramento Urban League’s Board of Directors released a statement Wednesday that David DeLuz has resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer after nearly four years in the top position for the local League (GSUL). In a telephone interview, DeLuz told The OBSERVER that he submitted his resignation letter to the board […]

Faith Based Summit to Discuss How to Build Safe Healthy Neighborhoods

DEL PASO HEIGHTS – Clergy, law enforcement and community leaders to unite for safe and healthy neighborhoods. The International Faith Based Coalition will convene its third Bridging the Gap summit on January 24 at the Greater Sacramento Urban League. The summit, which runs from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., provides an opportunity for community leaders to […]

Annual Urban League Fundraiser Has Vegas Spin

SACRAMENTO – The Greater Sacramento Urban League (GSUL) is bring “Sin City” to Sacramento for a night of entertainment, dinner and games. The GSUL will host its 12th Annual Unity Ball on Thursday, May 24, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Sacramento. The event starts at 6:00 with a general reception and gaming. Dinner is […]