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

Learn more about our 12 week online visual effects training program.

Construction Careers

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

Biz Camp

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


View our upcoming events and learn how you can participate.

Recent News

Together We Must End Mass Shootings

Together We Must End Mass Shootings

This past week our nation's collective hearts were broken, once again, by mass shootings motivated by racial and ethnic hatred. One gunman sought to kill members of a Taiwanese religious congregation attending church in Laguna Woods in Orange County, CA. Another...

Justice Alito’s Opinion on Roe v. Wade is Dangerous for Women

Justice Alito’s Opinion on Roe v. Wade is Dangerous for Women

This week Justice Alito's draft of an opinion supporting the reversal of Roe v. Wade was leaked to the public in what appears to be a violation of the Supreme Court's internal procedures, creating a firestorm of protest across the county. We have known for...

30 Years Ago: The LA Uprising

30 Years Ago: The LA Uprising

April 29 marks the 30th anniversary of the LA Uprising of 1992. The acquittal of four LAPD Police officers for the beating of Rodney King and the suspended sentence of Soon Ja Du, a 51-year-old Korean-American convenience store owner who was tried and convicted of...

Protecting Our Vote

Protecting Our Vote

Historic voter turnout in the 2020 election sparked the beginning of one of the most dangerous partisan attacks on voting rights in American history. Fueled by the "Big Lie" and a record number of voters from communities of color using mail-in ballots and early...



On Friday, April 22, the candidates for the role of Mayor of the City of Los Angeles will meet for a forum focused on one of our most pressing issues, education. This forum will allow the voters to hear the candidates' plans for the future of education related to our...

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