The mission of the IUL is to assist African Americans, other minorities, and disadvantaged individuals to achieve social and economic equality.
With social and economic empowerment lying at the heart of our mission, there is almost no more important tool in the fight for equality than education. Our programs, affecting those in grade school, high school, college and beyond bring our commitment to continuing education to everyone. Read through our programs and see how we’re ready to make a difference in education.
Economic empowerment is one of the cornerstones of ours mission, and we know that in order to achieve economic empowerment one must have the tools to succeed. Our programs, geared at adults 18 and older, teach effective job search strategies to increase chances of securing employment and advancing in the workplace. In addition to job readiness and skill-building, the Workforce Development team was instrumental in securing the honor of becoming a United Way Center for Working Families in 2017. Read through our programs to find out more about how we can help you succeed.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
From general to specialized, maintaining and improving public health in Indianapolis is an essential part of the mission of the Indianapolis Urban League. Through our health education, wellness programs, supportive services, screening and beyond, we seek to keep those in Indianapolis in a healthy, successful lifestyle. View our programs and see how we make a difference in health.
In order to meet the unique challenges that occur in the Indianapolis urban community and help enact meaningful change, the Indianapolis Urban League believes in mobilizing the next generation of professionals. The Exchange provides programming and support as we promote our members in the community for civic awards, honors and recognition. See how the exchange shapes careers and the future of the Indianapolis community.