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The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City continues to be the leading agency in providing services to the Black community.
For more than 71 years, the agency has addressed the needs of Blacks, other minorities and the poor.
“By analyzing community conditions and surveying program participants, league has identified unmet needs,” Dr. Valerie Thompson said.
Dr. Thompson is president of the Urban League.
She pointed out that those needs include services that promote and prepare individuals for economic self-reliance through access to education and employment opportunities.
The agency directly operates affordable housing programs, health promotion, educational programs, workforce training, and post-secondary initiatives, Dr. Thompson noted.
“Our agency touches more than 9,000 people annually through direct services, an array of special events, “she said....To read more, subscribe to the blackchronicle newspaper