OUR HISTORY
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"UMLT is a strategic, influential community partner spearheading issues related to education equity, workforce development, economic empowerment, and  affordable housing."

CLIFTON HARRIS

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.

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OUR MISSION

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.

FOUNDATION GOALS

EDUCATION & YOUTH

DEVELOPMENT

JOBS & BUSINESS

DEVELOPMENT

HOUSING & COMMUNITY

 DEVELOPMENT

HEALTH & QUALITY

OF LIFE

JUSTICE & CIVIC 

 ENGAGEMENT

COLLECTIVE IMPACT OF ULMT

Over the past decade, ULMT's collective impact of all programs and operations is over $4.5 million with more than 27,000 individuals served in key programs.

10K+

Have been placed in jobs

2K+

Have benefited from education services

739K

ULMT  budget

650K+

Have been served by ULMT 

JOBS AND BUSINESS

DEVELOPMENT

“The job-hunting process was intimidating. The career advice and coaching I received from ULMT was invaluable.” 

 

—  Jacobi R., -- Davidson County

Your contribution will make an immediate and direct impact.