2017 Long Island Equal Opportunity Day

  The Urban League of Long Island requests your support as an Equity Sponsor for the 2017 42nd Annual Long Island Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) Benefit Reception on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 5:30pm-8:30pm at The Garden City Hotel, 45 Seventh Street Garden City, NY 11530.   The Long Island Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) is one of the region’s premier benefit events, attracting hundreds of attendees and thousands of viewers via print and social media networks. The EOD recognizes businesses and individuals that provide opportunities for underrepresented groups to be included in America’s mainstream society.  

Empowering Black Long Island: How Equity Is Key to the Future of Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Our Board of Directors & Executive Staff

Lois Cooper, Chair

Gretta Diane Myers, Secretary

Barbara Hurst, Treasurer

Theresa Sanders, President & CEO


Maxwell Attah, Member

James Banks, Member

Theretha Ree Gilbert, NPP

 Kimberly S. Jones, Esq.

Ajia Simmons-Bennett


Our history

Founded in 1972 and incorporated in 1974, the Urban League of Long Island, Inc. is one of nearly 100 affiliates of the National Urban League.

Our mission

The mission of the Urban League of Long Island, Inc. is to enable African-Americans and other disenfranchised individuals to secure economic self reliance, parity, power, and civil rights. 

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Urban League of Long Island, Inc.

100 Terminal Dr, Plainview, New York 11803, United States

(516) 900-1374