"UMLT is a strategic, influential community partner spearheading issues related to education equity, workforce development, economic empowerment, and affordable housing."
President and CEO Urban League of Middle Tennessee
The Urban League of Middle Tennessee is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment, equality, and social justice. Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Nashville, the Urban League collaborates at the local level with community leaders, policymakers and corporate partners across Middle Tennessee to elevate standards of living for African Americans and other historically underserved groups.
The Urban League spearheads the development of social programs and authoritative public policy research, and advocate for policies and services that close the equality gap. At the community level, the Urban League of Middle Tennessee and its affiliates provide direct services that improve the lives of thousands of people annually.
To help African-Americans and others in underserved communities achieve their highest true social parity, economic self- reliance, power, and civil rights. The League promotes economic empowerment through education and job training, housing and community development, workforce development, entrepreneurship, health, and quality of life.
EDUCATION & YOUTH
JOBS & BUSINESS
HOUSING & COMMUNITY
HEALTH & QUALITY
JUSTICE & CIVIC
COLLECTIVE IMPACT OF ULMT
Over the past decade, ULMT's collective impact of all programs and operations has been:
JOBS AND BUSINESS
“The job-hunting process was intimidating. The career advice and coaching I received from ULMT was invaluable.”
— Jacobi R., -- Davidson County