The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh was founded in 1918 with the shared National Urban League mission of enabling African-Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity and power, and civil rights.

Your contribution will help us to continue the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s mission of enabling African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity and power, and civil rights.

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The goal of economic self-reliance is one of the pillars of the Urban League movement. To achieve self-reliance, we must ensure that everyone has equal access to successful employment. The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh provides that access through a wide range of services designed for a diverse workforce with varying needs. Our staff help jobseekers find opportunities for financial self-sufficiency and security.

Urban Senior Job

PROVIDING APPLICANTS WITH ACCESS TO LEARN NEW SKILLS TO GAIN EMPLOYMENT

Our staff works with applicants to hone skills, maintain work-readiness and find appropriate opportunities.

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Urban Youth Empowerment Program

HELPING YOUNG ADULTS WHO HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM GAIN EMPLOYMENT

The program enables urban youth to enter vocational, educational and employment occupations. With an intensive, multi-faceted approach, UYEP presents young people with clear pathways and achievable goals to create a positive future.

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Bank on Greater Pittsburgh

ENCOURAGING CITIZENS TO CLIMB THE ECONOMIC LADDER WITH BANKS FOR A STABLE FINANCIAL FUTURE

Bank on Greater Pittsburgh develops pathways for residents to access basic, low-cost financial services and financial education. This initiative involves partnerships among local government officials, financial institutions and community-based organizations to educate Pittsburgh residents.

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Operation Home

ENABLING CLIENTS TO MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS DURING THE TRANSITION FROM RENTER TO HOMEOWNER

Operation HOME is a home ownership program consisting of one 8-hour workshop and one-on-one counseling. The course is designed to enable clients to make informed decisions during the transition from renter to homeowner. This course places an emphasis on financial literacy, budgeting and credit restoration for first-time home buyers, particularly in the low to moderate income population.

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