HURRICANE IDA RESPONSE

In response to the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Ida, the Urban League of Louisiana has designed three ways for supporters and partners to join us in the recovery effort.

POSTPONED! Drive-Thru Back to School Supply Giveaway!

Due to the tropical system predicted for the weekend, we have postponed our Drive-Thru Back to School Supply Giveaway, scheduled for Saturday, August 28 from 10AM – 2PM at the New Orleans Museum of Art. We’ll update you with the new date when it’s confirmed. Stay safe!

YOU are your family's most trusted source.

As “Chief Medical Officer” in your household, it’s your job to keep your family safe. At the Urban League of Louisiana, it’s our job and commitment to keep you informed.  Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine and new advised precautions concerning the delta variant.

Listen & Learn Tour 2021

The Urban League of Louisiana and the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus will host Listen & Learn sessions in AlexandriaBaton RougeJefferson ParishLafayetteLake CharlesMonroeNew Orleans, and Shreveport.

Young Adult Reentry Program

WITH THE URBAN LEAGUE OF LOUISIANA YOU CAN:

  • Earn a HiSET
  • Earn a credential at a Community College
  • Earn $$$$ as you achieve YOUR goals
  • Get a JOB in a high demand industry

Black Restaurant Accelerator Program

Providing direct support and access to capital to Black-owned food service operators in Louisiana that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19,

JUSTICE FOR RONALD GREENE

The Urban League of Louisiana, the National Urban League, NAACP Baton Rouge, VOTE, and the ACLU of Louisiana demand that action be taken immediately.

Resilient Restart

Meeting the short-term financial needs of microenterprises and small businesses in East Baton Rouge Parish. Funds are still available.

FEATURED EVENTS

The mission of the Urban League of Louisiana is to assist African Americans and other communities seeking equity to secure economic self-reliance, parity and civil rights.  We implement our mission through programs in the areas of EDUCATION and YOUTH DEVELOPMENT, WORKFORCE and ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC POLICY and ADVOCACY initiatives

URBAN LEAGUE OF LOUISIANA COVID-19 INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

WHO WE ARE

Meet our team, get to know our board and learn more about how we empower communities and change lives.

WHAT WE DO

Learn about our offerings in education and youth development, workforce and econ. development, public policy & advocacy.

GET INVOLVED

Support the Urban League of Louisiana through membership, partnership and other opportunities.

GIVE A GIFT

Assist the Urban League of Louisiana to keep providing all of its life-changing programs with a donation.

EVENTS

PRESS RELEASES & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Justice for Ronald Greene – September 24, 2021 Update

On Wednesday we delivered the Justice for Ronald Greene petition to decision makers US Attorney General Merrick Garland, Governor John Bel Edwards, LA States Attorney General Jeff Landry, and LA State Police Colonel Lamar Davis calling for justice for Ronald Greene....

Urban League of Louisiana Releases Statement on Federal Indictment of Former Louisiana State Police Trooper

We applaud the Department of Justice regarding today’s indictment of Jacob Brown, former Louisiana State Police trooper, for the 2019 beating of Aaron Bowman following a traffic stop. Much like the case involving Ronald Greene, a deeper investigation followed the...

Justice for Ronald Greene – September 10, 2021 Update

IN THE NEWS  State Police takes no action against trooper who lied about Ronald Greene body cam footage (September 7, 2021/WBRZ) EXCERPT - The highest ranking state trooper on scene the night Ronald Greene died two years ago received no discipline and no action was...

The mission of the Urban League of Louisiana is to assist African Americans and other communities seeking equity to secure economic self-reliance, parity and civil rights.  We implement our mission through programs in the areas of education and youth development, workforce and economic development, public policy and advocacy initiatives.

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Main Office
Urban League of Louisiana
4640 S. Carrollton Ave Suite 210
New Orleans, LA 70119
504.620.2332