WHY: UNDERSTANDING THE REALITY

To build a future of equality, we cannot work in silos to address these disparities.

White Americans African Americans Hispanic Americans All Races
High School Graduation Rate1 89% 79% 81% 85%
Unemployment2 12% 16.1% 16.7% 12.9%
Without Health Insurance3 8.2% 9.7% 17.8% 8.5%
Home Ownership4 76% 42% 51% 67.9%

1 SOURCE: National Center for Education Statistics Public High School Graduation Rates, Updated May 2020
2 SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey (CPS), 2020
3 SOURCE: United States Census Bureau, Health Insurance Coverage in the United States, 2018
4 SOURCE: United States Census Bureau, Homeownership Rates by Race and Ethnicity of Householder, Q2 2020

23.7 million lives changed

DRIVING IMPACT

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:

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DEVELOPING FUTURE LEADERS

We believe that through the enrichment and development of our leaders, entrenched and emerging community issues can be addressed, improved and resolved. To ensure the National Urban League’s commitment to support and develop these rising stars, we need to be armed with the necessary resources.

The Institute for Race, Equity, and Justice

PRESERVING OUR HISTORY

The Urban Civil Rights Museum will tell the story of the struggle for civil and human rights in urban environments across America. It will empower people to continue the fight to improve their lives and the lives of all Americans.

The Museum

The Urban League Empowerment Center is a historic endeavor that will redefine the way we empower communities and change lives. Please consider how you can support a future where economic self-reliance, power, parity, and civil rights are a reality for all.

JOIN US in the campaign for equity.

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