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

David DeLuz, right (talking to Sacramento City Councilman Jay Schenirer), resigned as the CEO and President of the Greater Sacramento  Urban League on May 13. James Shelby, who led the organization for 17 years until he retired in 2008, has returned to GSUL in an interim role, the board announced (OBSERVER photo by Antonio R. Harvey).

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 […]