National Urban League Conference, Jul. 27 to Jul. 30

National Urban LeagueCodman Square Health Center is proud to be a part of the Civic Engagement Committee for this year’s National Urban League Conference in Boston (July 27-30). "During one critical and dynamic week in July, Boston will make history," said Darnell Williams, President and CEO, Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts. "For the first time in 35 years, the National Urban League Conference will provide Boston with a platform to show the country that we are a friendly and culturally diverse city that appreciates the strengths and benefits of an inclusive society. We are looking forward to maximizing that opportunity."

Please find below a sampling of opportunities that you can take part in. Check the website to see which events are complimentary and which require registration and payment. Conference FAQs are available at TO register, visit

Keynote Events:
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - State of the Urban League Address

8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Education: The Key to Jobs of the Future, 1on1 Interview w/Bill Gates & Dr Henry Louis Gates, Jr
NOON to 2:00 p.m. – Business Luncheon, Brian T Moynihan, President & CEO, Bank of America
NOON to 2:00 p.m. – Young Professionals Welcome Luncheon, Desiree Rogers, CEO, Johnson Publishing Company
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Jobs-Social Media/Interactive Session

FRIDAY, July 29
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Youth Summit Symposium OPEN TO PUBLIC
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Youth Town Hall, Media: Redefining Images of Success OPEN TO PUBLIC
8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – National Urban League Concert: Eric Benet and Ledisi

10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – The N.U.L. Experience Open, Career Fair OPEN TO PUBLIC
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Second Annual Project Ready Invitational College Fair OPEN TO PUBLIC

"For three and a half days we will be presenting Jobs Rebuild America the clarion call for all conference participants to be informed and deeply engaged in the various elements of economic empowerment."

For more information on all of these opportunities and the many more offered, please visit