Empowering Communities.
Changing Lives.


What does the Urban League do?

The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle (ULMS) serves as an architect of change with a mission of empowering those we serve by providing programming and essential services designed to support and encourage self-sufficiency in all aspects of life.

With a vision of equity for all, the ULMS six areas of focus include advocacy & civic engagement, education, housing, public health, entrepreneurship support, and workforce development.

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programs & services

In need of assistance? Get started here.

Are you interested in Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle programs or in need of direct service assistance? We’re here to help! The first step is to complete and submit a ULMS Support Services Intake Application. Get started by clicking the button below! 


Upcoming Events

Check out the ULMS upcoming events calendar! 

2nd Annual Summer Resource Fesitval Video Recap


The Urban League’s 2nd Annual Summer Resource Festival | 8/19/2023


Advocacy & Civic Engagement

Community advocacy resources & support services.  



ULMS education programming, services, & resources.

small businesses


ULMS small business programming, services, & resources.


Housing & Financial Empowerment

Housing and financial literacy resources & support services.  


Public Health

ULMS public health programming, services, & resources.

local businesses

Black Business Directory

Supporting Black-owned businesses is an essential part of building economic strength within our communities. Use our ULMS Black Business directory to search more than 90 minority owned/operated businesses located in King County! Featured businesses come from a variety of industries, including food, retail, media, beauty, entertainment, and more!

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support services

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Ways to join the ULMS movement!


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