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WHAT WE DO

At Urban League of Philadelphia, we are dedicated to empowering African Americans and other underserved individuals to achieve economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights. We offer a wide range of services and programs that include Youth & Education, Housing Counseling, Advocacy & Civic Engagement, Entrepreneurship, Workforce Development, and Health and Wellness. Our mission is to create opportunities for all Philadelphia residents to thrive and reach their full potential.

Programs &
Initiatives

The Urban League of Philadelphia strategically mobilizes communities to address disparities and cultivate opportunities, fostering an environment where every individual can thrive. In collaboration with an extensive network of dedicated volunteers, generous donors, influential advocates, esteemed board members, and committed community stakeholders throughout the Greater Philadelphia region, we are steadfast in our commitment to advancing education, promoting economic mobility, and enhancing health outcomes.

Our impactful initiatives are made possible through collaborative efforts with regional and national partners who share our vision for positive change. Together, alongside our talented and dedicated staff, we form a united front, working tirelessly to establish a resilient community that embodies equity and prosperity.

We invite you to align yourself with a cause that is making a lasting impact. Join the Urban League of Philadelphia in our mission to drive positive change and contribute to the collective effort that is shaping a more equitable and prosperous future for all.

Every man is our brother, and every man’s burden is our own. Where poverty exists, all are poorer. Where hate flourishes, all are corrupted. Where injustice reins, all are unequal.

-Whitney M. Young

Rebuilding Communities. 
Changing Lives.

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Workforce Development

Urban League of Philadelphia's Workforce Development program helps Philadelphia residents gain the skills they need to succeed in the job market. We offer job training, resume workshops, and job placement services to help our clients find employment and achieve economic self-reliance.

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Youth & Education

We believe that education is the key to success. Our Youth & Education programs provide academic and college prep as well as scholarship ooportunities to young people in Philadelphia. We offer tutoring services, college readiness workshops, and career development opportunities to help our youth reach their full potential.

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ReEntry Services

Our ReEntry Services play a vital role in breaking the cycle of recidivism and empowering individuals to build brighter futures. However, we cannot do this important work alone. Your support is critical in ensuring that we can continue to provide comprehensive resources and opportunities to those seeking to reintegrate into their communities.

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Entrepreneurship

At Urban League of Philadelphia, we believe in the power of entrepreneurship to create economic opportunity. Our Entrepreneurship program provides training, mentorship, and access to capital to help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.

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Housing Counseling

Our Housing Counseling program helps Philadelphia residents achieve their goal of homeownership. Our housing counselors provide free advice and support to help individuals navigate the homebuying process. We also offer foreclosure prevention services to help families keep their homes.

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Health &  Wellness

The Urban League is on a mission to achieve equity in health and wellness. Our programs address disparities, promote healthy living, and ensure access to vital resources.

Advocacy & Civic Engagement

Urban League of Philadelphia's Advocacy & Civic Engagement program works to empower Philadelphia residents to advocate for their rights and make their voices heard. We provide training and support to help individuals become effective advocates and engage in the democratic process.

Entrepreneurship

At Urban League of Philadelphia, we believe in the power of entrepreneurship to create economic opportunity. Our Entrepreneurship program provides training, mentorship, and access to capital to help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.

Health and Wellness

Urban League of Philadelphia's Health and Wellness program works to promote healthy living and prevent chronic illness in Philadelphia. We offer nutrition education, fitness classes, and health screenings to help our community live their best lives.

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