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The Urban League of Philadelphia is an organization dedicated to improving the economic status of individuals and communities in Philadelphia by providing comprehensive services and programs to both job seekers and local businesses. 

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Learn workforce readiness skills and pursue an accredited IT certification, opening doors to potential employers in the tech and health sectors. Enhance your career prospects with our digital job skills training programs, funded by Comcast.



Our Commitment To The Workforce 

At the Urban League of Philadelphia, we're committed to bridging the gap between career seekers and quality job opportunities. Our Workforce Development department offers a range of programs and services tailored to meet the needs of both career seekers and businesses. Whether you're a mid-level professional looking to sharpen your leadership skills or a business seeking diverse talent, we're here to support you every step of the way.




Urban Leadership Forum

Join our prestigious Urban Leadership Forum and elevate your career to new heights. This four-month program is designed for mid-level professionals with at least seven years of work experience, offering a transformative experience that enhances leadership skills, builds valuable relationships, and fosters community impact.

One-on-One Coaching

Unlock your full potential with personalized career coaching, tailored resumes, and connections to employers actively seeking diverse candidates. Our Career Center provides access to a fully equipped computer lab and ongoing workshops to enhance digital skills and interview preparedness.


Empower your potential with our Ready2Work program, a four-week journey that equips you with essential skills in work readiness, career exploration, resume building, interview preparation, and digital literacy training. Join us and take the next step towards your career goals.

Pennsylvania African American Leadership Development Forum(PAALDF)

Designed exclusively for African American nonprofit leaders, PAALDF offers classic leadership training and exposure to regional thought leaders. If you're an executive-level professional in the nonprofit sector, this program is your opportunity to grow and thrive.

Job Seekers, Get Started Today!

Ready to take your career or business to the next level? Connect with our team today by filling out the intake form below. Let's embark on this journey together and unlock new opportunities for success.

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At the Urban League of Philadelphia, we're dedicated to empowering individuals and businesses alike. Join us and let's make a difference together.

Business People


We understand that when businesses succeed, we all succeed. That's why our Workforce Development department partners closely with employers to meet critical needs and connect talented individuals to rewarding opportunities. Whether you're seeking skilled professionals or looking to enhance your workforce development strategies, we're here to help.

Connecting Outdoors


Through this signature program, participants will sharpen their leadership skills, build extraordinary relationships, and engage in experiences that will positively impact the Greater Philadelphia Region and beyond. Professionals graduate with a redefined personal brand, an expanded circle of influence, and with the skill to lead from the top!


Created in 2017, the Philadelphia African American Leadership Development Forum (PAALDF) is an innovative program which is sensitively designed exclusively for African American nonprofit leaders. It includes classic leadership training content and exposure to regional and national thought leaders in the nonprofit field. This highly interactive program is completely facilitated by African American presenters, panelists, and subject matter experts.

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