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Welcome to

New York

Urban League

 
 
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Will you donate $18 in celebration of 18 years of service today?

We are a non-profit organization whose mission is to enable African Americans and other underserved ethnic communities to secure a first-class education, economic self-reliance, and equal respect of their civil rights through programs, services, and advocacy.

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Education

The African American achievement gap makes the path the college less likely in underserved communities.

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Employment

Basic jobs in underserved communities don’t ladder up to prosperous careers.

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Empowerment

Businesses by and for people in the community aren’t being created as often as needed.

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Advocacy

Communities become underserved when the rights of its citizens aren’t upheld and respected.

 

Our Mission

New York Urban League (NYUL) empowers African Americans and other underserved communities to secure a first-class education, economic self-reliance and equal respect of their civil rights through programs, services and advocacy.

 

Our Impact

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Hours of service donated
this year

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Earned from job placement opportunities

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Students in the NYUL programs choose
STEAM related careers

 

“It’s a great place to find your purpose - we all join with a common desire to serve.”

Meet Shalima McCants

New York Urban League
Chief Program Officer

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Interested in supporting our cause?

Here's how you get involved

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Volunteer your services

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Make a Donation

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Join the NYUL