Urban Supply Chain Jobs Program Student Makes Her Next Move!

Ms. Helena Peal came to the Columbus Urban League wanting information on how to write a grant for a business idea of starting a refugee help center.  After a few in depth questions regarding her career goals, the LINCS SCM program was shared with her.  Ms. Peal was interested in this program and was directed to the LINCS Outreach Specialist.  After an initial intake, Ms. Peal identified her barriers as transportation, needing a classroom setting in education, and lack of a PC and internet at her residence.  

Urban League of Essex County Helps Diane Get Her Diploma

Diane J. learned about the Urban Youth Empowerment Program (UYEP) through her counselor at the Newark Leadership Academy.  After her high school education was interrupted by unfortunate circumstances, she made the decision that as an adult she would pursue her high school diploma through an alternative program. 

Urban League of Detroit Empowers Andrew to Renter the Workforce

Andrew B. enjoyed being retired, but after time he missed the work environment and needed additional financial assistance. Andrew considered trying to find a job through traditional means, but noted having to job search in this current day and at his age would prove difficult having no real computer skills. “I was really unsure of how to begin to job search; I was used to the days of paper applications,” he said.

NUL Jobs Network Hosts Free Digital Career Success Series Webinars

NUL Jobs Network Hosts Free Digital Career Success Series Webinars

Today!  APRIL 6th 12PM - Beyond Your Resume The Kick-Off! w/Denise Hamilton 


Urban League Triples the Size of Its Ferguson Jobs Center

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is tripling the size of a jobs and education center planned for Ferguson, thanks to an additional $2.15 million in contributions.

The center is set to open late this year on the footprint of a QuikTrip destroyed by arsonists after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Read more »


Small Business Matters Spotlight

Urban League of Philadelphia Entrepreneurship Center: Small Business Matters Spotlight

When Glynis Tart came to the Urban League of Philadelphia Entrepreneurship Center (ULEC) in 2009, she was still learning how to be an entrepreneur. At the time, Glynis had nearly 20 years of experience in interior design and project management, but the concepts of marketing, business planning and accounting principles were all fairly new to her.

NUL's Walmart Foundation Capacity-Building Program

The Walmart Foundation Capacity-Building Program, funded by the Walmart Foundation, was created by the National Urban League (NUL) as a pilot program in 2014 to enhance workforce development best practices at a select group of five Urban League affiliates. Read more »

Urban League's Save Our Sons Program Boasts High Job Placement Rate

For two years, Tyrell Stalling sent off job applications to no avail. Sometimes, he was homeless.

“At one point I took all the resumes I did and just threw them away. Because I was like, there’s no help. This world is just unfair,” Stalling said. Stalling is one of 114 men who this year have completed a new job training effort by the Urban League. Read more »


Rochester YouthBuild Program Working to Construct a House

Urban League's YouthBuild Rochester Program (Rochester, NY), is working to construct a single-family house on West Broad Street for a low-income family. Read more »