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National Urban League Honors Gen Colin Powell at Awards Dinner

 National Urban League Honors Retired General Colin Powell at 53rd Annual Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) Awards Dinner on November 5th

WHO: Marc H. Morial, President & CEO, National Urban League
John G. Stumpf, President & CEO, Wells Fargo & Company / EOD Dinner Chair
General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), Humanitarian Award
Amonica & John Davis, ServiceMaster by Davis, Entrepreneurship Award
Walmart, Corporate Leadership Award

WHAT: The National Urban League will host the 53rd Annual Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) Awards Dinner. The EOD Dinner honors individuals and corporations who perpetuate the principle of equal opportunity and exhibit leadership qualities that result in notable contributions to the cause of equal rights. The National Urban League will also recognize organizations that have contributed $1 million or more to advance the work of the League by inducting them into NUL’s “Million and Five Million Dollar Hall of Fame.” One Million Dollar Hall of Fame award to Annie E. Casey Foundation and Sprint; Five Million Dollar Hall of Fame award to Exxon Mobil and Freddie Mac.

WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, November 5, 2009
6:00pm ET – Photo Opp (5th Floor)
7:25pm ET – Dinner Program (Broadway Ballroom, 6th Floor)
@ NY Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway (btwn 45th & 46th), NYC 10036

PRESS RSVP: To RSVP, email your name, company, telephone, and email address to

TO PURCHASE TICKETS: Call 212-675-9474 ext: 18 


Established in 1910, The National Urban League is the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream. Today, the National Urban League, headquartered in New York City, spearheads the non-partisan efforts of its local affiliates. There are over 100 local affiliates of the National Urban League located in 36 states and the District of Columbia providing direct services like job training, home ownership and educational assistance to millions of people nationwide along with extensive advocacy and research. Visit us at

National Urban League, 120 Wall Street 8th Floor, New York, NY 10005-3904 United States

STORY TAGS: Colin Powell, National Urban League, leadership, EOD, Equal opportunity, award


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