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A great equalizer to economic advancement is by empowering underserved communities through access to workforce development, jobs, housing, and entrepreneurship opportunities.



The Workforce Development Team is actively dedicated to helping individuals and families achieve economic stability. Providing crucial services for job seekers and career advancement not only impacts individual lives but also contributes significantly to the overall well-being of the community. Here are some specific ways the center can continue to make a positive impact:


Skills Training and Upskilling
       Job Placement Assistance
       Financial Counseling
       Digital Literacy Workshops
       Post-Placement Support

By continuing to offer these vital services and adapting them to the evolving needs of the community, the Workforce Development Department can play a pivotal role in fostering economic stability for individuals and families, ultimately leading to a more prosperous and thriving community.


Serving the greater Middle Tennessee community; Davidson, Williamson, Wilson, Sumner, Rutherford, Montgomery, Dickson, Cheatham, and Robertson Counties

Your Gateway to Career Excellence

Welcome to the Urban League of Middle Tennessee's Comprehensive Workforce Development Program! We take immense pride in being your full-service partner, dedicated to not just finding employment but fostering thriving careers. Our experienced workforce team specializes in five pivotal job industries: IT, Healthcare, Construction, Warehousing, and Manufacturing.

What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to your success. We collaborate closely with local employers, unions, and training providers to offer a diverse array of employment and internship opportunities. By connecting you with the right resources, we pave the way for meaningful employment experiences and long-term career growth.

Eligibility for our Workforce Development Program is simple – if you're 18 years or older and actively seeking employment, you're welcome here. Whether you're embarking on your professional journey or seeking a career change, our program is tailored to meet your unique needs and aspirations.

Join us in this transformative experience. Let's unlock your potential, explore exciting opportunities, and build a future brimming with success. Your career journey starts now with the Urban League of Middle Tennessee.

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Nurturing Essential Skills for Success

Job Readiness

We recognize that true professional success encompasses more than technical expertise. That's why our dedicated workforce development team offers a specialized focus on soft skills and job readiness skills. These essential abilities not only enhance your professional proficiency but also empower you to thrive in diverse workplace environments.

Our tailored programs guide participants in developing strong interpersonal skills, effective communication, and conflict-resolution abilities. Mastering these soft skills is fundamental to fostering positive interactions with supervisors and coworkers, creating a harmonious and productive work environment. Additionally, our job readiness skills training equips you with the tools needed to confidently navigate the challenges of the modern job market, ensuring you are well-prepared for various employment opportunities.

We believe that a holistic approach to skill development is key to long-term success. By honing your soft skills and job readiness capabilities, you not only enhance your employability but also contribute positively to your workplace dynamics. Join us in this transformative journey, and let's shape your future together.

Investing in Skills, Cultivating Careers


ULMT goes beyond traditional approaches to empower individuals in their professional pursuits. We collaborate closely with employers to provide valuable apprenticeship opportunities, ensuring participants receive hands-on, on-the-job training experiences. These apprenticeships are not just pathways to employment; they are transformative journeys, allowing participants to enhance their skill levels and, subsequently, increase wages and quality of life.

Understanding the importance of practical knowledge and real-world experience. Through these apprenticeships, participants gain the expertise and confidence necessary to thrive in chosen fields. As skills flourish, so do opportunities. By investing in skill development, we are not merely building careers; we are cultivating futures, one apprenticeship at a time.

Together, we can pave the way for a skilled workforce, bolstering careers and elevating communities. Your journey to a brighter, more prosperous future begins with hands-on experience and the support of the Urban League of Middle Tennessee. Let's build your success story together.



It's great to hear that ULMT (presumably a training or education program) offers a unique opportunity for participants to earn while they learn. This approach not only provides financial support to individuals but also encourages them to gain valuable skills that can lead to high-paying job opportunities. Here are a few additional points to consider about this earning-while-learning model:

By combining the opportunity to earn while learning with targeted skill development, practical experience, and strong job placement support, ULMT can make a significant difference in the lives of participants, empowering them with valuable skills and opening doors to high-paying employment opportunities.

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We invite you to partner with us and empower our Workforce Development Program. Your expertise, resources, and opportunities can create lasting change in our community. Let's make a difference together, please contact Harold Simpson at 

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