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Empowering Success

Our mission is to ensure that African Americans and other community members are educated, employed and empowered to live well, advance professionally and contribute to the common good in the 21st Century.

Youth Programs

Black Business Hub

COMING 2023 – The Madison region’s premiere enterprise center devoted to incubating, accelerating, and networking Black and other BIPOC entrepreneurs.
Employment Services for Job Seekers

Services for Job Seekers

Job training, job leads, resume and cover letter assistance, career academies, referrals to our network of employer partners, and more.
Services for Employers

Services for Employers

Pre-screened candidate referrals, customized skills training, diversity & inclusion services, young professionals networking, and more.
Youth Programs

Homeownership Program

Award-winning homeownership program includes affordable single-family homes along with financial and homeownership training and coaching.
Youth Programs

Parent Support Academy

Resources to support your child’s virtual learning including workshops, a carefully curated resource library, and one-on-one virtual office hours.
Youth Programs

Youth Programs and Services

Math and literacy tutoring, career and college exploration, afterschool and summer programs, STEM, leadership and volunteerism, and more.

Urban League News

Urban League Impact

Hear how our employment services helped empower Tristan and William’s career goals.

Hear how the Schools of Hope tutoring program accelerated Aaliyah’s academics.

Hear how we helped prepare Leilani for her first work experience.

Hear how the The Hub will help Black entrepreneurs build a legacy.

Hear how we are breaking down barriers for Black-owned businesses.

Hear how we help families build wealth and stability through home ownership.

ADVANCE Your Career!

Job boards and classified ads only include about 20% of all available jobs. The Urban League can help you uncover the other 80%! We offer an array of FREE job training, placement, and coaching services as well as access to a network of the region’s premier employers.

Our Locations

Center for Workforce & Economic Development
2222 S. Park St. | Madison, WI 53713

Southwest Madison Employment Center
1233 McKenna Blvd. | Madison, WI 53719



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We rely on over 500 volunteers, 10,000 hours of volunteerism, donations from individuals, and sponsorship of our events and programs to ensure our services are free. Join us in fulfilling our mission!

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