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New York Urban League (NYUL) is pleased to announce we have launched our COVID-19 Family Relief Fund.  NYUL’s COVID-19 Family Relief Fund will provide cash grants of up to $1000 to families and college students affected by the coronavirus.  The grants can be used for assistance with rent, utilities, college costs, and other bill payments during the pandemic.  These rapid response grants will be administered on a rolling basis.

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



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



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



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

Hours of service donated
this year

Earned from job placement opportunities

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
Young Professional President

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