Our Team is here to support you to achieve your goals. Based on your current program enrollment or based on your needs if you are new to the League, please review the program list below and contact one of our Team members who will be pleased to support you.
Connect with our Programs and Staff
During the Coronavirus crisis the Urban League is continuing to deliver all of its programs and services to serve you.
Financial Empowerment and Emergency Relief Center (FEERC)
Talent Development and Workforce Solutions
Atlanta Housing: Pathways to Empowerment
Supports clients of Atlanta Housing to earn a GED or post-secondary credentials, explore careers, build career readiness skills, access occupational training in high demand fields, secure employment, gain money management skills, credit counseling and supportive services.
New Beginnings: Adult Reentry & Transitional Services
Supports returning citizens to gain access to high demand occupational skills credentials, career readiness skills, employment, gain money management skills, credit counseling and supportive services.
The Urban Center For Financial Empowerment and Wealth Building
First-Time Homebuyer Workshops
Workshop for prospective homebuyers to learn the home purchase process from a variety of experts including mortgage lenders, realtors, inspectors, credit counselors, closing attorneys, insurance providers and more.
2023 Super Saturday Homebuyer Education Expo Workshop for prospective homebuyers to learn the home purchase process from a variety of experts including mortgage lenders, realtors, inspectors, credit counselors, closing attorneys, insurance providers and more.
Pre-Purchase & Foreclosure Intervention Counseling
Offers computer skills training courses from introduction to computers to Microsoft Programs training. Eligible participants also have access to free internet services from Comcast for the next 60 days. Please contact:
Dekalb, Gwinnett, Cobb Community Emergency Relief Fund: provides emergency assistance in the form of rental and housing assistance through our cases management services.
• Pre-Purchase Counseling – supports prospective homebuyers to prepare for purchase including household budgeting, debt reduction, savings plans, credit counseling and more.
• Foreclosure Intervention – are you struggling to make your mortgage payment or facing foreclosure due to lost employment, changes in income, illness or other circumstances, we can help.
The Entrepreneurship Center
Supports aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners to launch and grow a small business enterprise through training and coaching resources.
Start Up Accelerator
6 week program that meets weekly on Tuesday evenings and covers the fundamentals of starting and launching a small business. Program offers classroom instruction by small business experts and entrepreneurs and access to one to one coaching to support the development of a business plan and growth of your business.
Strategic Growth Accelerator
8 week program that meets weekly on Thursday evenings and covers advanced topics to support the growth and expansion of an existing small business. Program offers classroom instruction by experienced small business experts and entrepreneurs, access to one to one coaching to support the development of a business plan and growth of your business.
Youth & Young Adult Programs
The ULGA Youth & Young Adult Services Division supports high school youth and out of school older youth to tap into their talents and achieve their highest potential.
Youth Reentry Program is committed to reducing recidivism. The program provides support and transitional assistance to re-integrate youth into society by providing them the knowledge, skills and training they will need to become self-sufficient . YARP offers young adults (17-24 years old) job readiness training, temporary employment, job search and career development, human relations & self-awareness training, and ongoing support services.
Youth Build Construction Plus is a community-based pre-apprenticeship program that provides job training and educational opportunities for youth and young adults between the ages 16-24 years old. ULGA Youth Build offers youth and young adults three career pathways: IT, Healthcare and Constructions. Youth Build includes significant support systems, such as a mentoring, follow-up education, employment, and personal counseling services, and participation in community service and civic engagement.
Urban Youth Empowerment Program @ Promise Westside
UYEP @ Promise Westside supports 16 – 24 year olds who live on the City of Atlanta’s Westside, to earn a GED, explore high demand careers, gain life and career readiness skills, employment and community service. The @ Promise Center is a collaboration with the Atlanta Police Foundation, Chris 180, Boys and Girls Clubs, Raising Expectations and Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Young Fathers Program
The Young Fathers Program supports 18-24 year old fathers with connections to the justice system, to gain parenting and career readiness skills, coaching, career exploration, connections to occupational skills training in high demand fields and supportive services.
The Race2Read Challenge supports Atlanta Public Schools and community-wide literacy proficiency goals. Race2Read encourages students, schools, parents, businesses and the community to read daily, collectively achieving 10-million reading minutes for the 2020-2022 school year. Visit race2read.org to sign up and start logging your minutes today.
POLICY, LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
POLICY, LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT – John Moye, Senior Director
Voter registration, voter education and community forums on topics that impact African American and low income communities.