Urban League of Kansas
The Urban League of Kansas is a non-profit agency located in Wichita, KS and serving the entire Kansas community. The ULK offers programs in housing, education, and workforce development. Our housing center offers landlord-tenant and housing law counseling and classes on home-buying, credit, financing and refinancing. Our education programs include initiatives like NULITES and Young Engineers and Scientists that stimulate and empower young minds from underprivileged backgrounds. Our workforce center provides opportunities for minimal and no-cost job training to empower people from low-income situations and help them learn the language of self-sufficiency.
Our Vision is to become the premier and most respected community organization in the State of Kansas through: Economic self-sustainability and financial self-reliance while serving diverse constituencies and establishing the Urban League of Kansas as a key economic development community participant.
Our Mission is to facilitate economic self-reliance and an improved quality of life for Urban League of Kansas clients through education, empowerment and self-respect.
Our Business Philosophy is to be an economic development engine that uses partnerships to create economic opportunities for all Kansans.
Our Strategic Vision
In pursuing our mission, we use these three strategies:
Education and Youth Empowerment: Ensure that youth are well-educated and equipped for economic self-reliance in the 21st century. Workforce Development: Assist people in achieving economic self-reliance through employment and training. Housing and Economic Development: Empower all people in attaining self-sufficiency, and improved standard of living and eradicating barriers to equality.