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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

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.


Due to the pandemic our events are limited to online participation. Check back for more information.

Recent News

Despite History, We Must Take A COVID-19 Vaccine

Despite History, We Must Take A COVID-19 Vaccine

At long last, a coronavirus vaccine may be available for use in the United States very soon. Before people outside of clinical trials can get the first US coronavirus vaccine, two government agencies grounded in science and research, the US Food & Drug...

As Our Communities Hurt, COVID Relief is Needed

As Our Communities Hurt, COVID Relief is Needed

As President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamal Harris work on their transition to the White House, we know that there is much work to be done – nationally and locally here in Los Angeles. The historic election brought change to the Los Angeles City...

Reclaim Our Vote

Reclaim Our Vote

The final day to vote in the 2020 election is November 3rd – four days from today. We have four days to Reclaim our Vote and to make our collective voices heard locally and nationally. For Black America, we have a lot at stake in this election. In recent years, the...

By Voting We Honor Our Ancestors

By Voting We Honor Our Ancestors

We cannot overstate the importance and the power of the African American vote. We don't all have to vote as one, but when we show up at the polls, our impact is undeniable. When we do not show up, decisions are made for us and about us, but without us. We do ourselves...

The Fight for Economic Justice

The Fight for Economic Justice

I still have a dream that one day all of God’s children will have food and clothing and material well-being for their bodies, culture, and education for their minds, and freedom for their spirits.-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta,...

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