What is the Los Angeles Urban League?
Founded in 1921, the Los Angeles Urban League is recognizing more than 90 years of service to our Los Angeles communities. The league is the cities premier organization in advancie equal opportunites on behalf of African Americand and other minority youths and adults through innovative job training, job placement, youth achievement and buisness development programs, through award-winning programs, services and advocacy activities. With over six offices located in the Crenshaw District, South Los Angeles, and Pamona, the Los Angeles Urban League serves over 100,000 constituents annually. Nolan V. Rollins serves as the President & CEO of the Los Angeles Urban League, one of the largest and most successful affiliates of the National Urban League, which has affiliates in 100 cities throughout the United States.
What is the Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals and what do you do?
The Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals is an auxiliary of the Los Angeles Urban League. Our organization is comprised of professionals, ages 21 to 40, committed to corporate, social, and community activism as well as to improving L.A.’s African American business climate through networking and business development. The LAULYP is one of more than 50 chapters of the national ULYP that support the National Urban League’s five-pronged agenda: Education and Youth, Economic Empowerment, Health and Quality of Life Empowerment, Civic Engagement and Leadership Empowerment, Civil Rights and Racial Justice Empowerment.
What does being a member involve? What will I be asked to do?
We ask that you serve 40 hours of comunity service as well as participate on one committee. You will always be kept informed on community issues, service opportunities and events and you can get involved where you choose.