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Urban League Of Northwest Indiana

Group seeks mentors to impact young lives

GARY | The Mentoring Trust and the Urban League of Northwest Indiana are launching a mentoring initiative April 17 at Marquette Park Pavilion.

April 05, 2014 5:00 pm
Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

HOBART │ Nearly a decade ago, Norma Williams was a struggling single mother trying to feed her three children when she started a business in which she purposely hired women in similar situations despite having no experience.

March 20, 2014 6:40 pm Photos

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Portage's Kaitlin Doud, center, cheers while teammates work on reverse pivots during varsity and junior varsity practice in the fieldhouse at Portage High School. Doud is returning for her junior year from state championship last year, and is one of the top up and coming hitters in area. She hit .437 as a sophomore with 45 hits.

Portage's Kaitlin Doud, center, cheers while teammates work on reverse pivots during varsity and junior varsity practice in the fieldhouse at Portage High School. Doud is returning for her junior year from state championship last year, and is one of the top up and coming hitters in area. She hit .437 as a sophomore with 45 hits.

Portage's Kaitlin Doud, center, cheers while teammates work on reverse pivots during varsity and junior varsity practice in the fieldhouse at Portage High School. Doud is returning for her junior year from state championship last year, and is one of the top up and coming hitters in area. She…

March 20, 2014 4:44 pm
Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

Michael Suggs, Urban League of Northwest Indiana board chair and director of operations for NIPSCO, speaks Thursday during the second annual Urban League of Northwest Indiana Diversity and inclusion Awards Luncheon at Avalon Manor in Hobart.

March 20, 2014 2:16 pm
Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

Regina Biddings-Muro, left, vice chancellor for advancement at Purdue Calumet University, serves as mistress of ceremonies Thursday during the second annual Urban League of Northwest Indiana Diversity and Inclusion Awards Luncheon at Avalon Manor in Hobart. At right is Dr. Vanessa Allen, pre…

March 20, 2014 2:17 pm
Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

About 600 residents and leaders from across Northwest Indiana gather Thursday for the second annual Urban League of Northwest Indiana Diversity and Inclusion Awards Luncheon at Avalon Manor in Hobart.

March 20, 2014 2:16 pm
Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

Michael Suggs, Urban League of Northwest Indiana board chairman and director of operations for NIPSCO, center, listens to U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky,  speak Thursday during the second annual Urban League of Northwest Indiana Diversity and inclusion Awards Luncheon on Thursday at Avalon Manor i…

March 20, 2014 2:16 pm
Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

Diversity and inclusion in region celebrated

Danny Lackey, director of diversity and student support for Merrillville High School, speaks Thursday along with members of the school's Socially Together And Naturally Diverse group at the second annual Urban League of Northwest Indiana Diversity and Inclusion Awards Luncheon at Avalon Mano…

March 20, 2014 2:16 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Recognizing our demographic facts as assets

GUEST COMMENTARY: Recognizing our demographic facts as assets

Diversity took root in Northwest Indiana more than 100 years ago, when immigrants of many ethnic backgrounds arrived in this region and brought their cultures and traditions. Today, our region’s character remains defined by the diversity of its people.

October 27, 2013 12:00 am

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June 09, 2013 12:00 am

Financial planning workshop set for June 11

MERRILLVILLE | The ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Gary Alumnae Chapter in partnership with the Urban League of Northwest Indiana, NAACP and the National Council of Negro Women will host a financial workshop June 11.

May 27, 2013 4:24 pm
DOUG ROSS: College pays off, but you pay a lot for it

DOUG ROSS: College pays off, but you pay a lot for it

Two events this week spotlighted the importance of higher education in Northwest Indiana. 

March 22, 2013 12:00 am
Urban League lauds diversity, inclusion efforts at luncheon

Urban League lauds diversity, inclusion efforts at luncheon

HOBART | Harry Vande Velde challenged region leaders Thursday to commit to not just talking about diversity and inclusion, but living it.

March 21, 2013 7:39 pm Photos

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Gary to offer free tax preparation assistance

Gary to offer free tax preparation assistance

GARY | City residents can potentially receive millions of dollars in earned income tax credits this tax season thanks to a partnership between the city and other entities, Gary's mayor announced Tuesday.

January 08, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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Donations provide holiday food baskets for 1,000 families

GARY | Food baskets will be delivered this holiday season to more than 1,000 families in need across Lake, Porter and La Porte counties thanks to a partnership between NIPSCO, the Urban League of Northwest Indiana, the City of Gary, WLTH Radio 1370-AM and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am

Over $16,00 Raised to Provide Holiday Food Baskets to 1,000 NWI Families

GARY | Food baskets will be delivered this holiday season to more than 1,000 families in need across Lake, Porter and La Porte County thanks to a partnership between NIPSCO, the Urban League of Northwest Indiana, the City of Gary, WLTH Radio 1370-AM and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.

December 10, 2012 2:29 pm
Radio-thon helps raise Food Bank donations

Radio-thon helps raise Food Bank donations

Donations are counted during a fundraiser Friday for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana at the Urban League of Northwest Indiana in Gary.

December 08, 2012 12:00 am
Radio-thon helps raise Food Bank donations

Radio-thon helps raise Food Bank donations

GARY | One in five children living in Lake and Porter counties knows hunger in his or her daily life, and many of the elderly in Northwest Indiana don’t get enough nutritious food to eat.

December 07, 2012 7:45 pm Photos

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