Mission & What We Do


Publication: 2013-07-24



Name:Owen Ambur


Name:National Urban League


About the National Urban League - What started out as a grass roots, civil rights organization, has evolved into a powerhouse for helping people secure economic empowerment. Whether it's through the more than 100 local affiliates, programs like the Entrepreneur Center and Read and Rise, or the Youth Summit, there are numerous opportunities for you to learn how you can become empowered to change your life and the your community.


  • African Americans

  • Marc H. MorialPresident and CEO

  • National Urban League Partners

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity

  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority

  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

  • AARP

  • National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials

  • The United States Conference of Mayors

  • National PTA

  • National CARES Mentoring Movement

  • American Cancer Society

  • National Association of Minority Architects

  • Hip Hop Caucus

  • National Medical Association

  • The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.

  • Iota Phi Theta Fraternity

  • Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity

  • America's Promise Alliance

  • Girls, Inc.

  • Association for the Study of African American Life & History/Woodson Review

  • American Association of Blacks in Energy

  • National Assembly

  • Volunteers of America

  • American Association for Homes & Services for the Aging

  • National Forum/Black Public Administrators

  • Coalition of Black Trade Unionist

  • Girl Scouts, USA

  • Boy Scouts of America

  • Emmett Till Legacy Foundation

  • NAREB Realtist

  • Blacks In Government

  • United Way

  • National Council of Negro Women

  • National Alliance of Black School Educators


  • A. Phillip Randolph Institute

  • 100 Black Men

  • The Moles, Inc.

  • National Bar Association

  • National Education Association

  • National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

  • National Council on Aging

  • YMCA of the USA

  • UNCF

  • United Negro College Fund

  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund

  • Great Gathering

  • Black Methodist Church Coalition


  • Black Leadership Forum

  • NABA

  • Teach For America

  • National Urban League Sponsors

  • at&t

  • Nationwide Insurance

  • bp

  • scriptsnetworks

  • Comcast

  • UPS

  • Continental Airlines

  • Walmart

  • Lilly

  • Wells Fargo