Empowering the next generation of the youth on Long Island to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights."
"Empowering African-Americans and other disenfranchised Long Islanders to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights."

Our local Programs & Services:

Since 1972 the Urban League of Long Island, Inc. has offered a broad range of services to individuals and families living and working on Long Island.  The agency annually serves over 20,000 individuals and families, providing quality Empowerment Programs including:

1.    Education and Youth Empowerment: Ensuring that all of our children are well educated and prepared for economic self-reliance in the 21st century.

2.      Economic Empowerment: Empowering all people in attaining economic self-sufficiency through job training, good jobs, homeownership, entrepreneurship and wealth accumulation.

3.      Health and Quality of Life Empowerment: Working to build healthy and safe communities to eliminate health disparities through prevention, healthy eating, fitness, as well as ensuring access to affordable healthcare for all people.

4.      Civic Engagement and Leadership Empowerment: Empowering all people to take an active role in determining the direction, quality of life, public policy and leadership in their communities by full participation as citizens and voters, as well as through active community service and leadership development.

5.      Civil Rights and Racial Justice Empowerment: Promoting and ensuring our civil rights by actively working to eradicate all barriers to equal participation in all aspects of American society, whether political, economic, social, educational or cultural.