Join the community  and GET EMPOWERED!
The National Urban League celebrates its centennial by launching the I AM EMPOWERED initiative instilling a message of hope and individual empowerment to make a lasting difference. Focused on four aspirational goals for America, in the areas of education, employment, housing and healthcare, I AM EMPOWERED is galvanizing millions of people to take a pledge to commit to help achieve the goals by 2025!
I AM EMPOWERED reminds everyone of the power of the individual to become a force for change by encouraging collective action to bring change to entire communities and urban areas. Become a part of the excitement and celebrate a legacy of service as the National Urban League prepares for the next 100 years of progress!
Sign the Pledge Today!
I pledge to responsibly commit my time and talent to ensure that the nation is empowered to achieve the following goals by 2025:
- Every American child is ready for college, work and life.
- Every American has access to jobs with a living wage and good benefits.
- Every American lives in safe, decent, affordable and energy efficient housing on fair terms.
- Every American has access to quality and affordable health care solutions.
Every American child is ready for college, work and life.
The Education and Youth Development (EYD) divison develops innovative programs to support academic achievement, civic involvement, and the physical and emotional development of children and youth.
Every American has access to jobs with a living wage and good benefits.
Every program within the Workforce Development and Entrepreneurship and Business Development Divisions of NUL are working towards the central goal of ensuring that every American has access to jobs with living wages and good benefits.
Every American lives in safe, decent, affordable and energy efficient housing on fair terms.
NUL’s housing and community development initiatives focus on expanding homeownership opportunities in inner-city neighborhoods and rural communities.
Every American has access to quality and affordable health care solutions.
NUL’s health and quality of life programs work to empower individuals and communities and improve systems that support and contribute to better health outcomes and better quality of life.