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43rd Annual Equal Opportunity Day

The Long Island Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) attracts hundreds of attendees and thousands of viewers via print and social media networks. EOD recognizes businesses and individuals that provide opportunities for underrepresented groups to be included in America's mainstream. The Reception includes Premium Buffet and Open Bar featuring Deluxe Brands. 

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Long Island Credit Profile


This analysis provides detailed credit analytics, including measures of access to credit, for Long Island and its counties, Nassau and Suffolk. In addition, it examines data by zip code to highlight which Long Island neighborhoods have stronger credit needs and where they are similar or dissimilar.

~Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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

Florella Adams, Member

Maxwell Attah, Member

James Banks, Member

Theretha Ree Gilbert, NPP, Member

 Kimberly S. Jones, Esq., Member

Imani Moye, Member

Ajia Simmons-Bennett, Member

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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Better yet, see us in person at the Digital Ballpark

Urban League of Long Island, Inc.

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

(516) 900-1374