National Urban League President and CEO, Marc Morial
This year, JP Morgan Chase & Co will chair and sponsor the Los Angeles Urban League’s 41st Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Dinner on April 25 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles on April 25.
The Dr. Winston Doby, Community Coalition Award will be presented to Toyota Motor Sales, U.S. and the Keynote Speaker is the National Urban League President and CEO, Marc Morial.
“JPMorgan Chase & Co. is thrilled to support our partner, the Los Angeles Urban League, in its critical and long-standing work for the community,” said Lawrence Bailey, senior vice president, Mortgage Banking Retail Regional Manager, JPMorgan Chase.
“Our firm provides the financing that helps our economy grow and create jobs. But at a time of urgent economic, social and environmental challenges and strained public budgets, we have an obligation to do more. That's why we are using our resources, relationships and expertise to help address critical issues and work hand in hand with organizations like the Urban League. Our commitment is simple: make a positive difference in the communities where we live and work.”
Other dinner sponsors include: American Airlines, Bank of America, Edison International, Herbalife, Macy’s, Mattel, Starbucks, Time Warner Cable, UPS, US Bank, and Ziffren Brittenham. The dinner was launched in 1974 to honor the legendary Whitney M. Young, Jr., who served as the executive director of the National Urban League.
“This year’s dinner theme And Still We Rise… speaks to the heart of the Urban League’s commitment to ensure that Angelenos are empowered to set and achieve goals while continuing to build upon hopes and dreams no matter what the circumstances,” said Nolan V. Rollins, Los Angeles Urban League, president and CEO.