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HISTORY OF URBAN LEAGUE OF KANSAS

Urban League of Kansas, Inc. (UKL) has a 66-year history of providing services to the Wichita community in the areas of Education, Housing, Employment, Healthcare, and Entrepreneurship. Founded in 1910 and headquartered in New York City, the National Urban League spearheads the efforts of its local affiliates through the development of programs, public policy research, and advocacy.

 

Today, the National Urban League has 90 affiliates serving 300 communities in 37 states and the District of Columbia, providing direct services that impact and improve the lives of more than two million people nationwide. An Urban League presence was established in Wichita in 1954 with the mission to facilitate economic self-reliance and an improved quality of life for ULK customers through education, empowerment and self-respect.