John W. Mack
John W. Mack is the former President of the Los Angeles Urban League. He is a highly respected
supporter of equal opportunities in education, law enforcement and economic empowerment for African-Americans and other minorities
- and a bridge builder across all racial, cultural, economic, gender and religious lines.
· Los Angeles Urban League
Aims to serve African American and other minorities’ equality, using computer technology.
Focuses their programs on education, academic tutorial, growth development and business development
W. Mack’s education
· Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Sociology from North
Carolina A&T State University
· Master's Degree from Atlanta
W. Mack’s Background
o 1960 - Mack was a leader
in the student civil rights movement in Atlanta – and Co-Founder and Vice Chairperson of the Committee on the Appeal for Human Rights.
o 1964 - Mack began his
career with the Urban League in Flint, Michigan.
o He served on the Urban
League's National staff for six months during the Whitney Young era in Washington,
o 1965 - Appointed Executive
his leadership, the Los Angeles Urban League has become one of the most successful non-profit community organizations in Los Angeles with an annual budget of $20 million.
o 1969 - John W. Mack
was appointed President of the Los Angeles Urban League.
o 1998 - He was given
the unique honor and opportunity to serve as a teaching Fellow in Residence at Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of
Government's Institute of Politics from September through December. He led a Study Group of Harvard University undergraduate
students entitled "The Future of Urban America: Finding Solutions Through Strategic Partnership and Policy Advocacy."