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Welcome to the

New York

Urban League

Empowering 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.

 
 
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Home Is Healing Art Installation

The Harlem is… Healing outdoor exhibition, presented by Community Works and New Heritage Theatre Group, is located on St. Nicholas Avenue between 120th and 121st Streets. "Healing" honorees from all walks of life who have helped the community weather two years of pandemic and social justice turmoil. The exhibition will run through December 17th, 2022. And Arva Rice, our President and CEO of the New York Urban League is an honoree.

What We Stand For

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Education

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

Employment

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

Empowerment

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

Advocacy

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

 

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

 

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