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What does the Urban League do?

With a vision of equity for all, the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle (ULMS) empowers those we serve by providing programming and services designed to support and encourage self-sufficiency in all aspects of life. Our five areas of focus include advocacy & civic engagement, education, housing, public health and workforce development.

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upcoming events

20th Annual Breakfast

We invite you to join us for a treasured Seattle tradition, our 2021 (virtual) Annual Breakfast! Come and share in this opportunity to learn more about our important work and how you can support our mission of Equity for All. 

DATE: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

upcoming events

Bubbly & Beats: Day Party w/ a Purpose | 9.26.21

  • When: Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021
  • Time: 2PM – 6PM
  • Location: FORUM SOCIAL HOUSE | 700 Bellevue Way NE, Unit 300, Bellevue WA 98004

With the upcoming King County elections right around the corner, it’s time to exercise your right to vote! Whether you’re a first-time voter or heading to the ballot for the 5th time, we want to make sure your registration is up-to-date and that you have all the information you need to make an informed decision on your ballot! 

MUSIC + DRINKS + VIBES + Mini Golf included!!

Catch us Sunday, September 26th at FORUM SOCIAL HOUSE from 2PM – 6PM. DJ Famous will be spinning everything from R&B and Hip-Hop to Dancehall and Afrobeats. There will be Drinks (Mimosa’s HIGHLY Encouraged) Chicken n Waffles available, and mostly importantly, all of you Great People.

We want everyone to have fun BUT we also want everyone to be safe. For this event, we are requiring everyone to show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within 48hrs of the event. Masks will also be required while inside except when eating or drinking.

One of the most powerful way to affect change is by voting.

This event is part of our efforts to help you learn how to activate one of your most important super powers by becoming the most confident voter you can be!

Our hope is that this event and our custom voter information hub (linked below) will answer any questions you have regarding the upcoming King County elections, and be a useful road map too guide you as you navigate your ballot — especially if this is your first time!  

On behalf of the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, thank you for reclaiming your right to vote! Whether it’s your first time casting a ballot or your twentieth, your vote and your voice matter.  

LINK: https://urbanleague.org/this-person-votes/


2021 Education Scholarship

Together, Columbia Bank and ULMS have teamed up to ensure college students majoring in either business or finance have the financial support they need for successful academic study.

DEADLINE: October 1, 2021


Black Lives Matter, which means Black Health Matters too.

Vaccine education & outreach for us, by us.


One of the most powerful ways to affect change is by voting.

First-time voter & King County elections resource hub. 

Support a Local Black Owned Business

Supporting black-owned businesses is an essential part of building economic strength within our communities. Use our custom ULMS directory to find more than 60 local minority owned/operated businesses in and around the King County area!

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We have achieved great success in uplifting those we serve because of the support of people like you and businesses like yours — helping to facilitate and fortify our mutual goal: creating an ever stronger, ever more vibrant, ever more prosperous community! 


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