The Urban League of Westchester

Founded in 1918, the Urban League of Westchester spearheads its efforts through the development of various programs to implement innovative services and sustain advocacy. Today, the Urban League of Westchester proudly serves 48 municipalities in Westchester, including communities in Brooklyn, Long Island, and Queens. We provide direct services to improve the lives of underprivileged community members who are faced with economic challenges and barriers.

Our Mission

The mission of the Urban League of Westchester County, Inc. is to help African-Americans and others in underserved communities achieve their highest true social parity, economic self- reliance, power, and civil rights. The League promotes economic empowerment through education and job training, workforce development, entrepreneurship, health, and quality of life.

Quick Facts




People Served in 2022

What We Do

Enable African Americans and other underserved urban residents to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.

Foundational Goals

Education & Youth Development

Every American child is ready for college, work, and life.

Health & Quality of Life

Every American has access to quality & affordable healthcare solutions.

Jobs & Entrepreneurship

Every American has access to jobs with a living wage and good benefits.

Justice & Civic Engagement

Every American has an equal right and responsibility to fully participate in our democracy and civic processes, and all people have a right to justice & fairness.


Sorraya Sampson,
President & CEO


  • Ensure academic and social development for self- reliance and citizenship.
  • Foster economic self-sufficiency through employment and entrepreneurship.
  • Promote diversity and inclusion for equal opportunities.

Our Partners

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