Career Pathways

Malika M. came to the Urban Youth Empowerment Program at the Fort Wayne Urban League in 2018. She was a quiet and shy 15-year-old who was a student with good grades at Concordia Lutheran High School....

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How the Urban Tech Jobs Program Gave One Man a Fresh Start

When Reza M. came into the Urban League of Broward County in 2017, he was struggling to land employment. The 42 year-old with an associate's degree in Computer Network Engineering needed a path into his field and a credential that would separate him from other applicants....

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Perseverance, Hard Work and Determination

Like many young men, Isaiah J. started his life on a promising path before making a life changing mistake....

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Helping a Mom Fight for Success

Perseverance is the greatest road to redemption. That story rang true for 27-year old Jamilah, who lost her job and custody of her son after being incarcerated for 18 months....

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From Grassroots to Bonafide Nonprofit

After many years of walking door-to-door in an attempt to organize and inform residents of the environmental issues impacting the Fairfax neighborhood in Jacksonville, Florida, Iris Hinton contacted The Jacksonville Urban League Entrepreneurship Center seeking assistance to establish her grassroo...

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Helping Families Access Reliable Childcare

Since its inception in December 2016, the Capital Access Fund of Greater Cleveland has financed 15 businesses for a total of $2.3 million....

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