ABOUT US

The Urban League Young Professionals of Metropolitan St. Louis is an auxiliary organization of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, comprised of young urban leaders whose time, energy and talents are dedicated to improving the welfare of St. Louis community residents. The Young Professionals are committed to seeking innovative solutions to persistent social problems, such as economic empowerment, education, civil rights, civic engagement and financial management. Their goal is to form a cohesive group of young professional leaders who can leverage their collective experience, education, resources and talents towards improving the lives of those in need. 

OUR MISSION

    • Increase Community Involvement of members through its programs:
    • Strengthen leadership & professional development of members through organized directives
    • Promote the Urban League and its mission; and
    • Provide a comprehensive orientation to the Urban League movement for new members.

The National Urban League employs a five-point approach to provide economic empowerment, educational opportunities and the guarantee of civil rights for African Americans.

    • Education and Youth Empowerment ensures the education of all children by providing access to early childhood literacy, after-care programs and college scholarships
    • Economic Empowerment invests in the financial literacy and employ ability of adults through job training, home ownership and entrepreneurship
    • Health and Quality of Life Empowerment promotes community wellness through a focus on prevention, including fitness, healthy eating and access to affordable healthcare.
    • Civic Engagement and Leadership Empowerment encourages all people to take an active role to improve quality of life through participation in community service projects and public policy initiatives.
    • Civil Rights and Racial Justice Empowerment guarantees equal participation in all facets of American society through proactive public policies and community-based programs

"Urban League Young Professionals of Metropolitan St. Louis" is an Auxiliary of the "Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis", a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 3701 Grandel Square, St. Louis, MO 63108

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