Our Mission

The mission of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc. is to empower African Americans and others throughout the region in securing economic self-reliance, social equality and civil rights

      • 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.
 Our Vision

As the leading champion of empowerment and opportunity for African Americans, the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis envisions a region where all people:

  • Are valued members of the community;
  • Can adequately support themselves and their families;
  • Can live in neighborhoods that are vibrant and thriving; and 
  • Share in the region's prosperity and well-being.​

Our Strategy

The Urban League will advocate for and empower African Americans and others in Metropolitan St. Louis by pursuing the following priorities:

  • Economic Opportunity: Creating ladders out of poverty through jobs, entrepreneurship and financial responsibility.
  • Educational Excellence: Providing access to quality education from pre-kindergarten through college. Creating an Urban League Leadership Academy to provide scholarships and internships for high school and college students.
  • Community Empowerment: Providing social safety net to stabilize our neediest families.
  • Civil Rights and Advocacy: Obtaining fair and equal treatment in all features of society and government in economics, social, educational and cultural. 

"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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