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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Pictured: Back row from left to right – Ramona Watkins, Member Liaison; Gaye Velar, Parliamentarian; Regina Johnson, Member; Roberta Asque, Member; Tonya King, Member.
Front row, left to right – Debra Campbell, Secretary; Bernard Johnson, Vice President; Ron King, President.

In 1942, the first Urban League Guild was established as a means to help raise funds and support the mission for the National Urban League.  Successfully turning in considerable funds annually, the Guild generated interest throughout the Urban League Movement and prompted other affiliates to organize Guilds of their own to help with fundraising. The Pittsburgh Guild was established twelve years later, in 1954.

Today’s Guild shows no signs of slowing down.   In addition to working to help raise funds for the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, Guild members fill critical roles in key Urban League events including the Ronald H Brown Leadership Awards Gala in December and Urban League Sunday celebration in February.

In recent years Pittsburgh Guild members have energetically embraced National Health Awareness activities as emphasized by the National Guild Council leadership and have received top honors nationally for their community service.

For more information about joining the Guild, email development@ulpgh.org or phone 412-227-4229.