The Movement

Established in 1926, the Springfield Urban League Inc. is a human service corporation and direct service organization that serves over 9,000 people each year in urban communities through job training, computer literacy, economic development, health, and youth initiatives.

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Our Impact

The collective economic impact of the programs and operations of the National Urban League and the Urban League Movement is $1.2 billion per year.  Over the past decade, the National Urban League Movement has served more than 22 million individuals in key program areas.

Upcoming Events

See all our the upcoming events below or view our Community Health Training Center events.

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Jul
Calling All Youth and Young Adults! The Springfield Urban League and other collaborating…
02
Jul
When & Where From June 2nd - July 28th you can enjoy all the thrills of learning…
07
Jul
Create Your Financial Dream and Live It! Presenter: Lisa Crites, Financial Coach 1st…
29
Jun
Participant Centered Counseling
Community Health Training Center
12
Jul
WIC Coordinator Training
Community Health Training Center
12
Jul
IWIC Competent Professional Authority Training
Community Health Training Center
  • Education & School Age Youth

    Empowered through education and pre-school programs with the support of partners and using pre-school educational programming, this Division prepares students for academic success by providing various learning initiatives.

     

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  • Education & Pre-School Age

    Empowered through education and pre-school programs with the support of partners and using pre-school educational programming, this Division prepares students for academic success by providing various learning initiatives.

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  • Workforce Development & Training

    Empowered through Economic and Workforce Development, this division assists in the eradication of poverty and helps families overcome financial hurdles and obtain financial stability, gain employment and build sustainable careers and provide other services that support success.

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  • Health Initiatives

    Empowered through Health and Wellness, this division recognizes the importance a healthier lifestyle has on an individual's overall well-being by providing through partnerships, programs and health screenings that work towards the elimination of health disparities and the accessing of community resources.

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  • Social Justice & Advocacy

    The Springfield Urban League works with the local community in order to empower them.  The Urban League believes that every American has an equal right and responsibility to fully participate in our democracy and civic processes, and all people have a right to justice and fairness.

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  • Emergency Assistance

    We provide programs to support and assist the community in emergency situations, including Emergency Food & Shelter programs. 

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Stories of Enlightenment

Stay up to date with our success stories and announcements.

Financial Opportunities Center (FOC) Bio & Accomplishments Lisa has achieved 100% Personal Debt Freedom and has dedicated her professional career towards mastering debt reduction as well as family budgeting. Lisa's professional experience highlights are impressive. She was previously the Springfield Housing Authority…
Jun 10, 2022