Las Vegas Urban League’s Kevin E. Hooks coalesces CEO lifestyle and fatherhood

Kevin E. Hooks is the president and CEO at the Las Vegas Urban League, a non-profit founded in 2004 that helps provide equal opportunities for low-income people. Hooks has been a member of the Urban League family for over 20 years and was also instrumental in founding the National Urban League Young Professionals auxiliary group. […]

Urban League’s Carol Santiago says STEM is ripe and ready for people of color

Carol Santiago serves as Las Vegas Urban League’s education department director. She says her life’s purpose is to educate, to provide relevant learning experiences that encompasses both academic and life skill development, and to promote self-efficacy in students. Read what else she has to say. What is your day-to-day like at work? Each day is […]

Las Vegas Urban League CEO Kevin Hooks offers statement on Hobby Lobby

Las Vegas Urban League statement regarding the United States Supreme Court ruling: Burwell v. Hobby LobbyIn a 5-4 ruling on Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that requiring family-owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act violated a federal law protecting religious freedom. These rulings will no doubt have a […]

Las Vegas Urban League’s Kevin Hooks speaks on SCOTUS’ campaign contribution ruling

The case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission was decided on Wednesday, April 2, in a 5-4 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States to strike down aggregate limits on campaign contributions to candidates and party committees in federal elections. I am shocked and disappointed by the court’s decision to strike down aggregate […]

Black intellectual Dennis Kimbro stimulates minds with ‘The Wealth Choice’

Dr. Dennis Kimbro’s best-selling book, Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice, propelled the financial adviser’s career to a stratosphere that is seldom reached by black authors seeking to educate black readers about financial awareness. Therefore, ssitting beside Kimbro and his stunning wife at the Las Vegas Urban League’s annual Equal Opportunity Day Community Luncheon […]

Las Vegas Urban League honors Munson Steed with Innovator Award

Steed Media Group’s publisher and CEO Munson Steed was honored at Las Vegas Urban League’s annual Equal Opportunity Day Community Luncheon held at the MGM Grand located at 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd in Las Vegas, Nev. This year’s guest speaker was educator and author Dr. Dennis Kimbro, who spoke about wealth and highlighted his […]

Trailblazing executive Kevin E. Hooks selected CEO of Las Vegas Urban League

The Las Vegas Urban League has tapped Kevin E. Hooks as their new CEO. “The role of CEO is very critical to our success and our future,” says Rev. Donald Chaney, chairman of the Board in a statement to press. “Therefore, we were thorough and inclusive in finding the best candidate to take us to […]