Our 2016 Empowerment Celebration, “99 Years of Empowering Communities and Changing Lives” was a success, thanks in part to the support of friends like you! More than 450 people attended this event where we celebrated the academic excellence of area students by presenting more than $100,000 worth of college scholarships and showcased the many ways in which our organization is helping individuals and families gain access to opportunities for economic, educational and job equality. To view pictures from this event, please click here.


Many thanks for supporting the inaugural Night at the Fights! For photos of this exciting, one-of-a-kind fundraiser, click here.

We are working with employers eager to hire diversity candidates. Check out our Hot Jobs!

Ready to buy your first home? Let us help you, click here for more information.

Be a part of the movement and volunteer for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. For more information, click here!

We are the Urban League of Philadelphia.

From the President's Desk

Since 1917, we have helped African Americans in the Philadelphia region improve their lives. We continue to reach our goals by creating connections through collaborations, from ensuring that our Board of Directors is made up of the top minds in the region, to creating opportunities for our clients to achieve financial empowerment through entrepreneurial and job training programs.

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