If Hugh Price president and chief executive of the National Urban League was May 1994, he knew he took the helm of an organization groping for new berths in the post-civil rights, post-Great Society, post-welfare state era. During the Reagan administration of the 1980s, the large annual federal grants and contracts, which was constantly growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, the preservation of the National Urban League and its network of 113 subsidiaries, were slashed abruptly. People wondered if t … Read more »

If Hugh Price president and chief executive of the National Urban League was May 1994, he knew he took the helm of an organization groping for new berths in the post-civil rights, post-Great Society, post-welfare state era. During the Reagan administration of the 1980s, the large annual federal grants and contracts, which was constantly growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, the preservation of the National Urban League and its network of 113 subsidiaries, were slashed abruptly. People wondered if the Urban League would dissolve. This case tells what happens to the NUL during this time of transition. Pair with the first part of the housing (HKS 863). HKS reference number 1634.1.
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Pamela Varley,
Peter Frumkin
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Release Date: 1 October 2001. Prod #: HKS864-PDF-ENG
The Challenge of Drastically Changing Times: The Urban League Fits on a post-Civil Rights Landscape (Sequel) HBR case solution

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