Welcome to the Greater Baltimore Urban League

Empowering Communities. Changing Lives.

Empowering African Americans and other marginalized communities in Baltimore to attain first-rate education, economic independence, and equal recognition of their civil rights via initiatives, services, and advocacy efforts.

"Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time."

Maya Angelou

"When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time."

Maya Angelou

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The National Urban League, founded in 1910 is the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream. The Greater Baltimore Urban League movement was founded in 1924.

Youth Programs & Education



About Greater Baltimore Urban League

The purpose of GBLA is to support the objectives of GBUL, to promote the professional development of GBLA members, and to provide community service. GBLA’s mission is to engage young professionals, from ages 21 to 40, in NUL’s movement towards enabling African Americans and other minorities to secure economic self-reliance, parity and power, and civil rights.

We are a dynamic organization for young professionals looking for ways to give back to the Baltimore community, connect with the Urban League movement, and network with like-minded individuals age 21-40. 

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Empowering Communities and Changing Lives.

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Our Mission

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

Our Strategy

Our three-pronged strategy for pursuing the mission is:

  • Ensuring that our children are well-educated and equipped for economic self-reliance
  • Helping adults attain economic self-sufficiency through good jobs, home ownership, entrepreneurship and wealth accumulation
  • Ensuring our civil rights by eradicating all barriers to equal participation in the economic and social mainstream of America

Our Methods

The Greater Baltimore Urban League movement carries out its mission through direct services, advocacy, research, policy analysis, community mobilization, collaboration and communications

What Our Community Says

“This is the type of business that’s needed in every major city across America, if you have any type of needs while starting up your business the help is in the building Baltimore’s secret need to be worldwide”

“Greater Baltimore Urban League are fast friendly professionals they are religious and are in good care of the Lord why would I have witnessed anything else lol beautiful people man really Awesome😊👍❤”

Building Towards a Life of Stability and Growth Through Entrepreneurship

One-on-One Coaching

Regardless of the stage of business, our team of experts provide coaching to assist entrepreneurs in cultivating their business ideas.​

Workshops & Special Events

Join us at one of our many training seminars designed for all businesses who desire information and empowerment.

    Customized Training & Development

    Customized training for businesses to equip them with the necessary skills to maximize their growth potential.