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New York Urban League: 100 Stories of Black New York
Arva Rice, Marc Morial, Wes Moore, David Ushery (moderator)
Thu, February 20th, 2020 | 7:00 pm

Note: This event is now at capacity



Event Schedule
6:00–7:00 pm: Reception open to all program attendees

7:00–8:00 pm: Panel Discussion on The Importance of Storytelling to the Civil Rights Struggle Then and Now with Marc Morial, National Urban League President, Arva Rice, President & CEO of New York Urban League, Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood, and NBC Anchor David Ushery as moderator

Featuring the Stories of 106th Mayor of New York City David N. Dinkins & Queens Public Library President & CEO Dennis Walcott

For over 100 years the New York Urban League (NYUL) has led the way in the education, employment, and empowerment of under-served African Americans across the five boroughs of New York City. During this time, they have inspired, influenced, and ignited over one million Black people to achieve their highest aspirations. NYUL remains a vital resource for our city’s African Americans and other under-served groups. They invest to transform the lives of over 8,000 families each year by providing quality higher education options, economic opportunity, and community engagement. Join us as NYUL reflects on the Urban League’s crucial work over the past century and explore the stories of those the League has personally impacted.

Co-sponsored by Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


This program has reached capacity. There will be a standby line the evening of the program. One hour before the program begins, we will begin handing out standby numbers with members receiving priority. Shortly before the program begins, we would begin selling tickets if we are able to do so. Standby does not guarantee admission.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final; refunds and exchanges not permitted. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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