The Urban League of Union County (ULUC) is a non-profit community service organization founded in 1944 and incorporated in 1952. We are one of 90 affiliates of the National Urban League. The Urban League supplies information on the minority population, conducts surveys, training programs, secures jobs, motivates youth, and provides essential services in education, housing, health, employment, and advocacy.
Our goal is to enable African Americans and other disadvantaged people to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.
We employ the following five-point strategy in order to implement our mission:
• Education and Youth Empowerment
• Economic Empowerment
• Health and Quality of Life Empowerment
• Civic Engagement and Leadership Empowerment
• Civil Rights and Racial Justice Empowerment
Programs operated included Housing Counseling (pre and post home purchase, budget/credit counseling, foreclosure, default, and delinquency counseling); Employment counseling, referral, and placement; Teen Pregnancy Prevention counseling; Alternative To Incarceration (Basic Skills/Vocational Training); Case management/re-entry counseling for those formerly incarcerated; Youth Employment and Emergency Assistance for rent/mortgage, utilities, and food.