Think tank

National Urban League

New York City, NY, United States

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.

Contact details

Website:
https://nul.org

Address:
80 Pine Street, 9th Floor Floor New York, NY 10005

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
USA
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1970
Age (years)
National Urban League
 51
United States average
2021 
Global average
2021 
Founded by
Founders: George Edmund Haynes, Ruth Standish Baldwin
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Marc Morial
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Marc Morial
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Marc H. Morial
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
National Urban League
 12
United States average
 34
Global average
 23
2019
National Urban League
 10
2017
National Urban League
 10
% Female staff
2019
National Urban League
30% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
National Urban League
 $51,303,818
United States average
 $21,610,816
Global average
 $56,586,369

Social

Likes (2019)
National Urban League
 64,436
United States average
 74,986
Global average
 24,322
Likes (2017)
National Urban League
 58,601
Twitter
Followers (2019)
National Urban League
 103,216
United States average
 34,863
Global average
 15,211
Followers (2018)
National Urban League
 101,603
Followers (2017)
National Urban League
 95,200
Subscribers (2019)
National Urban League
 1,650
United States average
 12,013
Global average
 5,948
Subscribers (2017)
National Urban League
 1,309
Followers (2019)
National Urban League
 35,900
United States average
 15,604
Global average
 8,216
Followers (2019)
National Urban League
 11,356
United States average
 8,395
Global average
 6,826

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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