The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. Founded in 1910 and headquartered in New York City, the National Urban League spearheads the efforts of its local affiliates through the development of programs, public policy research and advocacy. Today, the National Urban League has 88 affiliates serving 300 communities, in 36 states and the District of Columbia, providing direct services that impact and improve the lives of more than 2 million people nationwide.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2019): Marc Morial
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2018): Marc H. Morial
Leader gender: Male