Martin Luther King monument in Washington, D.C.2021 IMPACT REPORT


in our Community

The Urban League of Nebraska seeks to build a resilient North Omaha community by helping our clients navigate their challenges and negotiating solutions through strategic partnerships.

Pillars of Support Serve our Community.

597 students engaged academically, behaviorally, cognitively and effectively through our year-round programs and initiatives.

A fulfilling education is one of the best predictors of success later in life. That’s why these programs support the needs of middle and high school students in our community. Our education specialists work diligently to provide programming and services designed to promote academic achievement, one-on-one mentorship, juvenile justice advocacy, positive community social engagement, family wrap-around services and coaching.

Key Education Programs & Initiatives:

  • Youth Attendance Navigator Truancy Reduction
  • Violence Prevention Community Coach Program
  • Whitney M. Young College Prep Academy
  • Out of School Time Enrichment Programs

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3,227 community members contacted who reached out to our office or walked in seeking referral services for basic needs of food, housing, employment and legal services.

Our team works diligently to protect the civil liberties and rights of the black community, advocate for policy reform, serve as a voice for those we serve and educate the public on civil issues affecting our region of service.


268 adults and youth who received case-management support, employment-focused skills and who earned industry- recognized credentials.

Jobs make a difference. The income earned and skills gained from jobs have lifelong stabilizing effects on families and communities. That’s why we’re here to provide job training and opportunities to learn and gain work experience. We:

Evaluate | where they are
Equip | them with what they need
Elevate | them to where they want to go

Key Workforce Development Programs and Initiatives:

  • Career Readiness Boot Camp
  • Careers in IT
  • Certifications
  • Employment Support Services and Training

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Thankful for Our Auxiliary Volunteers.


The Young Professionals is an auxiliary group comprised of working professionals between the ages of 21 and 40. Members display a commitment to corporate, social and community contributions to enhance the African American experience for young professionals in Omaha.

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The Urban League of Nebraska Guild is an affiliate of the National Council of Urban League Guilds. Members participate in fundraising events, assist with projects and advocacy, helping to develop leaders in our community who engage in local community issues.

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Urban League Nebraska partners with the corporate community, city, county and state governments and community agencies that share our concern for the welfare of the Black community and its residents.

Urban League of Nebraska is a 501 © (3) not-for-profit organization in the heart of Omaha’s most diverse neighborhood, North Omaha.


2021 Sources of Funding

Funding sources in 2021