Youth & Education
Education is the foundation for empowerment. When we build on that base, our students will have the tools to achieve economic independence.
The Urban League of Philadelphia works within the Philadelphia public school system to provide programs that enhance the standards academic format and preparation for post-secondary success.
A new initiative funded by Aramark Corporation in an effort to energize the classrooms of City of Philadelphia high schools, thereby increasing the workforce skills, high school graduation rates and post-secondary success of the participating students.
GEAR UP is funded by the United States Department of Education to help low-income students succeed in school and post-secondary education.
EmpowerU is a FREE and fun daily program for children in grades K-5
Community Scholarship Program
Since 2003, the Urban League of Philadelphia (ULP) has provided over 540 Philadelphia-area high school seniors with scholarships. Through the generosity of our donors, ULP has awarded $1,000,000 in scholarship dollars.
Project Ready, a signature program of the National Urban League, is designed to prepare high school students for college and career.
Urban Green League
The Urban Green League exposes youth to nature and its ecosystems in a structured learning environment