About George H. Lambert Jr.
Geoge H. Lambert Jr. is the President and CEO of the Greater Washington Urban League. He has also served as the CEO of the Lorain County Urban League in Lorain, Ohio, and prior to that, the CEO of the Northern Virginia Urban League in Alexandria, Va. In addition, he has served in various capacities with the National Urban League, including a regional consultant for the mid-west central region. In the private sector, Lambert worked as a public affairs senior executive in charge of strategic alliance initiatives on behalf of Fortune 50 telecommunications clients. He also served as a senior principal with the Gasby Group, a full-service strategic fundraising firm. In the non-profit arena, Lambert served as the Senior Director for Resource Development Operations for United Way of the National Capital Area.

LAMBERT: A Bike Lane Too Far

November 24, 2015 George H. Lambert Jr 0

We live in a dynamic city, and one of the constants of this or any city is change. However, not all change is to everyone’s advantage. Take bike lanes, for instance. As The Washington Post has noted, bike lanes have become the latest symbol of the ongoing friction between the irresistible forces of gentrification and the immovable object of community. [read more…]

LAMBERT: Advocating for Ourselves

October 21, 2015 George H. Lambert, Jr. 0

Here in the Greater Washington area, politics permeates the air we breathe. Winter, spring, summer, fall — it’s always campaign season here, and we can speak expertly about who’s up and who’s down in the opinion polls and how well or how poorly a candidate faired in the latest debate. [read more…]