Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League: MBoutique

The Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League gears up for MBoutique, a signature event dedicated to uplifting Chicagoland youth by providing prom essentials to high school young women. Every year dozens of high school girls participate in MBoutique, providing them the opportunity to receive all of their prom essentials under one roof for free. Read More …

A Look at the Northern Civil Rights Movement – Part 2

The Civil Rights Movement took root in Chicago thanks to the fearless leadership of men, women and youth who refused to accept the status quo and stood united for change. Through negotiation, litigation and demonstration, these brave individuals helped change Chicago and the nation. Among those great leaders were Chicago Urban League executive director Edwin Read More …