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Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Virtual Celebration

November 17, 2020 by change3media

Robert Sarver – Promoting Excellence & Equity for All

Robert Sarver, managing partner of the Phoenix Suns, will serve as dinner chair for this year’s 55th Annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Dinner. Sarver, an Arizona native and Valley resident, is a successful businessman and a committed philanthropist, husband

May 13, 2019 by change3media

Education

Sherry McFadden – The Power of Education Through the Urban League

As one of our wonderful volunteers and mentors, Sherry McFadden knows the good organizations like the Greater Phoenix Urban League can do for residents within a local community. Not only is Ms. McFadden a mentor to our young members that

August 07, 2018 by Office of the President

A Successful End to Summer Youth Employment Program

During the first week of August, we ended our yearly Summer Youth Employment Program for 2017. Many of our participants had the opportunity to gain valuable work experience to begin or further their careers, providing skills such as resume writing,

August 08, 2017 by Employment

See the Head Start Advantage

The Head Start Advantage explores the lives of Head Start students, parents, and alumni working to envision and create a better world for all Americans. Get to know Head Start families and see firsthand how the program has given more

July 26, 2017 by Head Start

With Privilege Comes Responsibility – Giving Back with The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Nestled within the heart of ‘New’ Scottsdale, the Westin Kierland Resort gives visitors and guests a scenic view of Arizona’s beautiful landscape. Featuring a variety of spacious rooms, a golf course and club, a water park with The Kierland FlowRider

May 19, 2017 by GPUL Events

Grand Canyon University

GCU and the Value of Community Service

For 65 years, Grand Canyon University has been a gateway of success for scholars and industry leaders within the Phoenix valley. The university has invested millions into their school to help improve the quality of academic offerings and student experience,

April 11, 2017 by GPUL Events

Alan 'AP' Powell

Turning Contacts into Contracts – The Community Strategy of AP Powell

“Growing up in the inner city of Louisville, Kentucky, I felt part of my legacy would be making a difference in other people’s lives. So I wake up thinking how can I make other people’s lives better.” This was said

April 11, 2017 by GPUL Events

2017 Young Award honorees

Sowing the Seeds of Social Equality and Innovation: Meet the 2017 Award Recipients

Social change and empowerment blossoms from the dedication and commitment of individuals that are willing to give of themselves and their organizations.  Helping those in need is often a higher calling for these heroes, who generally go unsung and often

April 04, 2017 by GPUL Events

 

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