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Los Angeles Urban League

For 100 years Los Angeles Urban League has served as a powerful advocate for African-Americans and other minorities by ensuring our communities have access to careers with living wages, opportunities to start and grow businesses, and clear pathways to personal and professional growth.

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Since 1921 Los Angeles Urban League has fought for African Americans and other underutilized communities.


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Backstage Careers

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Construction Careers

Construction Careers Academy prepares students to take pass a union trade entry exam.

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Our popular Biz Camp educates and inspires teens to turn their ideas into a business through entrepreneurship.


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Recent News

We Must Not Take Our Right to Vote for Granted

We Must Not Take Our Right to Vote for Granted

We must continue the fight to protect our right to vote and strengthen the integrity of the voting process. Working together to advance change can only happen when all those in favor of change fight the same battle.

Black Restaurant Accelerator Program

Black Restaurant Accelerator Program

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have heard a common refrain regarding the impact of this dreadful disease and the response. The pandemic has had a disproportionate effect on African Americans resulting in devastation to families and entire communities because of...

Do Not Whitewash Our History

Do Not Whitewash Our History

The very reason we teach about past failings is to ensure they do not become part of our future. We learn about the pain experienced by those before us so that we may never suffer what they had to endure beyond its education.

We Stand with Our Jewish Brothers and Sisters Against Hate

We Stand with Our Jewish Brothers and Sisters Against Hate

Regardless of your political views regarding the military conflict, its causes, or its outcomes, there is no justification for any act of hate, bigotry, or violence toward our Jewish brothers and sisters. THIS MUST STOP.

Building Black Wealth

Building Black Wealth

By buying, residing, and building within our communities, we can regain some of what this country stole through Jim Crow laws, riots, lynchings, mass incarcerations, unjust policing, and other racially motivated statutes, regulations, and policies.

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