Urban League of Greater Dallas & North Central Texas, Inc. – Quick Program Fact Sheet

Education & Youth Services
Anthony Green, Senior Director

  • Adult Basic Education/GED Prep
  • 100 Fellows (academic, technical and life skills program for 12th grade high school students)
  • STEM Academy (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)
  • Project READY (academic, technical and life skills program for 9th-11th grade high school students transitioning into post-secondary success)
  • Financial Literacy
  • Service Learning (a teaching/learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service to enrich the learning experience while teaching civic responsibility for youth ages 18-21)
  • AIO Scholarship Program

Health & Quality of Life
Cheryl Kidd, Senior Director

  • Information & Referral
  • Health Services
    √ HIV Education & Prevention
    √ Free HIV Confidential Testing
  • Veterans Services
    √ Homelessness Prevention

Affordable Care Act Enrollment
Bruce Craig, Lead Navigator

Employment / Career Development
Katrina King, Workforce Development Manager

  • Work readiness training
  • Resume Development
  • Video taped mock interviews
  • Placement assistance, follow-up and support
  • Annual & specific company career fairs
  • Career Assessments
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Resource room and job bank
  • “Work on Wheels” (WOW) Program– transportation service
  • Ex-Offender Services
  • Beginner, intermediate and advanced computer software training (Keyboarding, Intro to PC, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint)
  • Internet/Outlook e-mail training

Housing Services
Clarene Whitfield, Housing Manager

  • Foreclosure intervention & mortgage default counseling
  • First-time homebuyers workshop
  • Homebuyers club
  • Financial literacy
  • Financial Coaching
  • Emergency financial assistance with rent, mortgage (When funds are available)
  • Utility Assistance – Direct Energy, 1st Choice Power, Champion Energy
  • Information & Referral

CDC/ CHDO/ Real Estate
Gwendolyn Jones, Facilitator

  • Real Estate Development
  • Atmos Weatherization Program

Deborah Cohen, Director- Marketing/Development

  • Back on Your Feet Entrepreneurial Program
  • Miller Brewer Entrepreneurs
  • Special Events

CSBG Program Community Service Block Grant
Shirley Walker, Senior Vice President
Cylton Ewell, Project Director

  • Information & Referral
  • Case Management
  • Emergency Financial Assistance
  • Utility Assistance – TXU and other service providers
  • Employment
  • Computer Training
  • GED/ESL Classes
  • Special Activities (Green Garden)
  • Financial Literacy
  • VITA (Tax Preparation)
  • Energy Counseling

* To be eligible for financial assistance, individuals must be at or below 125% poverty level. Urban League Community Service Centers

Urban League Headquarters
4315 S. Lancaster Rd.
Dallas, TX 75216
(214) 915-4600
Tracey Henderson, Center Manager

1425 W. Pioneer Pkwy., Ste. 230
Irving, TX 75061
( 972) 251-4054
Bernice Burrell, Center Manager

Pleasant Grove
3312 N. Buckner, Ste. 234
Dallas, TX 75228
(214) 413-1765
Shirley Cooper, Center Manager

210 Carver St., Ste. 102B
Garland, TX 75040
(214) 413-1720
Rashidah Madyun, Center Manager

Additional Information contact
Urban League of Greater Dallas & North Central Texas, Inc.
4315 S. Lancaster Road
Dallas, TX 75216
Ph: 214-915-4600