ORLANDO, FEBRUARY 3, 2016 – The Central Florida Urban League (CFUL) is marking Black History Month by looking to the future, one that the organization strives to ensure is as bright as ever for the African American community in Central Florida.
“Black History Month is a time to celebrate and honor African Americans and their incredible contributions to all aspects of society – both past and present,” said Glen Gilzean, Interim President and CEO of the Central Florida Urban League.
“The mission of the Central Florida Urban League is to empower African Americans with the necessary tools to rise above any and all struggles and challenges they face. On a daily basis, we provide the support needed to ensure that they have full control of their future. This month serves as a beacon of hope for our youth as we remember the past and look to the future, one ripe with unlimited potential,” added Gilzean.
ORLANDO, JANUARY 26, 2016 – The Central Florida Urban League (CFUL) is pleased to announce that Interim President and CEO Glenton Gilzean was recently appointed by Governor Rick Scott to serve on the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC).
Gilzean was one of several candidates considered by Governor Scott. In addition to his position as Interim President and CEO of the CFUL, Gilzean is a fellow with the James Madison Institute, a program that recognizes top leaders in the state of Florida. Prior to joining the CFUL, Gilzean served as a trustee for Florida A&M University and was a member of the Pinellas County School Board.
Also launching on Sunday, January 24 is a new standalone North Quarter loop as part of the LYMMO Orange Line. The new LYMMO Orange-North Quarter Line will operate in a loop along Livingston Avenue, Magnolia Avenue, Marks Street and Orange Avenue. Transfers to the LYMMO Orange-Downtown Line will be available at the Orange County Courthouse Station.
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