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Empowering Communities. Changing Lives.

     


The mission of the Urban League is to enable African-Americans, other minorities and disadvantaged individuals to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.

Tutors and Teachers needed!

We have partnered with Hamilton County Schools for our virtual After School Program and we need you!

For more information: LEAPS Afterschool Program

Student Application: 2020-2021 After School Program Student Application.pdf

Tutors/Teacher Application: LEAPS Afterschool Program


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EPB Disconnects Info

Attention Tax Payers!

Yes, we are closing the VITA Drop off program for the month of August to take a break. The volunteers and need that time to recoup!

Thank you in advance for your understanding.

We will reopen the VITA Drop off program on Sept 1st.

Only the taxpayers affected by the tornado will be granted that automatic extension - Oct. 15. 

Others, even though they live in those counties - Bradley and Hamilton, do not qualify if not affected by the tornadoes. Qualified individuals will be required to show proof.

Received Unemployment? Did you know it's Taxable? Check the information below and follow the link to learn more.

Click here for more information: VITA

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NUL sues Trump Administration for blockage of the census

 Tuesday, August 18th, 2020:Civil rights groups, civic organizations, and local governments today filed a legal challenge against the Department of Commerce and the Census Bureau, along with their heads, Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross and Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham. The Trump administration’s plan forcing the Census Bureau to shorten the 2020 Census count, ties the administration’s “Rush Plan” to the president’s policy directive issued earlier this summer that seeks to exclude undocumented immigrants from the numbers that are needed to decide how many seats a state can get in the House of Representatives. Click the link below for more information.

https://nul.org/news/civil-rights-groups-civic-organizations-and-local-governments-sue-stop-trumps-rushed-census



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NEW! 

Click Here to view new job posting by the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga


HELPING YOU

GET YOUR FAIR SHARE OF THE PPP LOANS

Our goal is to educate and guide minority small business owners, non-profits, independent contractors and churches through the SBA PPP loan programs available to you through the recently passed CARES Act. Learn More


BLACK. LIVES. MATTER.

  Our communities are overwhelmed with  grief. We are heartsick over the inhumanity we have witnessed in the recent deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery.  We are appalled by the callous response from the authorities who shrugged in the face of evil.

Cities across the nation have erupted in rage and despair. As civil rights leaders who are committed to racial justice, we share the protesters’ anguish, and the heartbreak of the communities where uprisings have turned violent...

Read full Statement from the Urban League







EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, ALL URBAN LEAGUE VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE CENTER SITES ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED, DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.

KEEP UP WITH OUR WEBSITE TO STAY UP-TO-DATE ON WHEN THESE SERVICES MAY CONTINUE.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

 NEW!   Starting April 9th, the Urban League is introducing VITA Drop Offs

Get your taxes filed for FREE by dropping your information off at one of our VITA sites. For more information

   Click Here   


The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga is an affiliate of the National Urban League, the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans and other underserved individuals to enter the economic and social mainstream.

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Chattanooga 2.0

ULGC is excited to support Chattanooga 2.0 in its vision for advancing our community's workforce development.  This fall, Hamilton County Schools and Chattanooga 2.0 will be partnering to launch the Future Ready Institutes to provide students with the training they need to move successfully into a career. 

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