Golden Fellowship Dinner/Centennial Edition

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On Saturday, November 19, 2016, nearly 1,700 of the region’s most notable corporate, civic and elected leaders gathered at the beautiful Hilton Chicago for the Chicago Urban League’s Golden Fellowship Dinner – Centennial Edition. Honoring the League’s century of service to Chicago’s African American community, this year’s dinner featured a special concert performance by the legendary Diana Ross, awarded the …

SUMMIT Luncheon Centennial Edition

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On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, the Chicago Urban League will present its annual SUMMIT Luncheon – Centennial Edition at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue from 11:30a.m. – 1:30p.m.  Featuring Mellody Hobson (President, Ariel Investments) “In Conversation” with Connie Lindsey (Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion, Northern Trust), the luncheon will shine …

Forum on Race, Equity and Privilege

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Socioeconomic inequities persist in Chicago and are compromising our shared future. All of us are part of this community, and all of us can contribute to the solution. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to cultivate common ground and map out the change we so urgently need.  To receive more information about this event, please email culconnect@thechicagourbanleague.org

Thought Leadership Breakfast Series

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  The Thought Leadership Breakfast Series provided well-rounded and thought-provoking conversations about complex socioeconomic issues impacting the African American community and the city of Chicago as a whole. The discussions will be held  throughout the Centennial year, by invitation-only, for a select community of community members and thought leaders. If you are interested in reading the 3 reports, please follow the …

CUL Centennial Kick Off Cookout with location

Centennial Kickoff Cookout Party in the Park

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On Saturday, July 23 from Noon-3:00 pm, we hosted our Centennial Community Kick-off Cookout that offered free hotdogs, hamburgers and door-prizes while they last; along with KidsZone activities, Seniors Lounge, music, and more!