About Us

About the Urban League of Broward CountyFounded in 1975 as an affiliate of the National Urban League, the Urban League of Broward County is a community-based organization dedicated to empowering communities and changing lives in the areas of education, entrepreneurship, jobs, justice, housing, and health (E, E, J, J, H, H).


Our Mission

The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African-Americans and others in historically underserved communities to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.

Our Vision

We will be a catalyst for change in Broward County and one of the best human service organizations in the State of Florida. We will be the provider of choice for our customers, the employer of choice for our co-workers, the investment of choice for our corporate, government and philanthropic partners and a model of integrity and excellence for a community-based organization.

Our Values

We value integrity, innovation, impact, passion, commitment, empowerment, and excellence.


Our Areas of Service

Education

We value education as a key component for living a healthier and more prosperous life. Our education and youth development programs provide young people with the critical skills they need to excel academically, avoid at-risk behavior and become engaged members in their communities. Tutoring, college preparation, and leadership development are some of the many educational advancement tools offered.

Entrepreneurship

We are committed to building community wealth through ownership. Our Entrepreneurship Center's M3 Model (Money, Market, & Management) helps small business owners access the tools needed to grow and develop their business. We provide technical assistance, business management training, and lending solutions. 

Jobs

We are committed to strengthening the family unit by promoting economic self-sufficiency. Through training, career building, and job placement services, we help equip individuals with tools needed to enter or re-enter the workforce. Our Center for Working Families offers a full range of essential economic resources for low-income residents to help them succeed in the workforce, stabilize their finances and build assets.

Justice

We strive to build a stronger, safer community for the children and families we serve. Through our community justice programs, our youth learn the value of social responsibility. We use a variety of methods including the restorative justice model to engage youth and community in critical conversations regarding our day-to-day interactions. 

Housing

We are dedicated to building thriving communities through strong economic infrastructure. Our housing programs offer families long-term, sustainable solutions that focus on building assets through savings and homeownership. Our wealth accumulation services include financial literacy education, budgeting, credit counseling, homeownership, foreclosure prevention, and loan modification.

Health

We believe that health and wellness education is the key to optimal growth for our children and families. Our health programs are designed to ensure that preventative care advances and vital health resources reach those who need them most.

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