WHO WE ARE
For over a century, the National Urban League has been collaborating with community leaders, policy makers and corporate partners to elevate the standard of living for African Americans and other historically underserved communities.
Serving nearly 2 million individuals in 300 communities around the country, the Urban League network of 92 affiliates executes and delivers distinctive impact through the ﬁve pillars that drive our mission – workforce development, education, housing, health, and social justice. Deeply committed to enabling urban communities to secure economic, self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights, we utilize metrics-based strategies to expand our footprint.
The collective economic impact of the programs and operations of the National Urban League and the Urban League Movement is $1.2 billion per year. Over the past decade, the National Urban League Movement has been a force for progress, serving more than 23 million individuals in our core program areas: