Founded in 1910, the Urban League grew out of a grassroots movement for freedom and opportunity. Madison, Wisconsin joined the Urban League movement in 1968.
To ensure that African Americans and other community members are educated, employed and empowered to live well, advance professionally and contribute to the common good in the 21st Century.
To make Greater Madison the Best place in the Midwest for Everyone to Live, Learn and Work.
The National Urban League, headquartered in New York City, spearheads our nonprofit, nonpartisan, community-based movement. The heart of the Urban League movement is professionally staffed affiliates in 95 cities in 34 states and the District of Columbia.