Did you know that only 19% of Arizona high school students graduate college? Our college prep program helps high school students towards their goals of attending college.
Did you know 8% of disadvantaged workers In Arizona are Unemployed? The Greater Phoenix Urban League’s Employment Program is working to address this issue.
Did you know that several areas in Phoenix were ranked among the 50 healthiest US housing markets? We have several programs to help you focus on keeping or obtaining a home of your own.
Last year, 63% of new employment was created by small businesses. The Greater Phoenix Urban League’s Small Business Program strives to help you understand everything you need to accelerate or even start a business.
— WHO WE ARE —
The Greater Phoenix Urban League is one of the 94 affiliates of the National Urban League. While there is still much to be done, the GPUL works on behalf of those in need and has literally touched thousands of lives around the City of Phoenix and surrounding areas.
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Our Executive Leadership
The Board of Directors is responsible for the general oversight, direction, and management
of the Greater Phoenix Urban League organization.
— Our Programs —
Our mission is to equip the disadvantaged with tools to achieve economic and social equality through programs in child development, education, job readiness, housing and small business support.
The GPUL has partnered with the City of Phoenix and the State of Arizona to implement the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). Through strategic partnerships and community outreach, the GPUL strives to help local family's secure housing.
The need for quality childhood and youth education programs is great and growing. To help shape the young leaders of tomorrow, the GPUL provides the following programs around the Valley.
The GPUL Employment Program objectives include developing and maintaining a network of diverse employers, identifying & preparing candidates for an employment search and placing candidates in sustainable positions.
The mission of Tomorrow's Leaders is to serve as a vehicle for those ages 21-40 to become active in the greater Phoenix community.
GIVE TO EMPOWER
Make a Difference- Make a Donation
GPUL support for programs and services comes entirely from private individuals, associations, foundations, and businesses that believe in the GPUL mission. Since GPUL is a 501C (3) non-profit, Greater Phoenix Urban League donors are allowed to claim tax deductions for their financial contributions. By making a donation, you help the GPUL to continue to provide much needed social services to residents around the Valley.
BECOME A MEMBER
Invest in your community - become a member of the Greater Phoenix Urban League. When you become a member, you help the Greater Phoenix Urban League continue a long tradition of providing community outreach programs.LEARN MORE
"Service is the very purpose of life. It is the rent we pay for living on the planet." - Marian Wright Edelman, president and founder of the Children's Defense Fund. By volunteering, you personally invest in improving the lives of those in need around you.LEARN MORE
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