EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES.
CHANGING LIVES.

Celebrating 100 Years

100 Celebration
1969-2019
  The Tallahassee Urban League founded in 1969, is an affiliate of the National Urban League. It is a community-based organization dedicated to empowering communities and changing lives in the areas of counseling, education, health, housing, jobs, and civil rights.

OUR VISION
The vision of the Tallahassee Urban League is to be a catalyst for change in Leon County and the Big Bend area; and recognized as a model agency of integrity and excellence, having ascertain the status as provider of choice for our customers, employer of choice for our workers, investment of choice for corporate business, government, and our philanthropic partners because of its established reputation of strong work ethics and superior services.

OUR MISSION
The mission of the Tallahassee Urban League is to enable African Americans and others to secure social justice, economic self-reliance, parity, power, evolving opportunities, and civil rights.

OUR VALUES
The values of the Tallahassee Urban League are commitment, compassion, empowerment, excellence, honesty, innovation, integrity, and respect.

Our Programs

HOME BUYER’S WORKSHOP

Potential homebuyers receive a Certificate upon completion of the course, which is necessary toward eligibility for down payment assistance from the Tallahassee Lender’s Consortium. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Potential homebuyers who complete the course receive a Certificate of Completion which makes them eligible for the down payment assistance program from the Tallahassee Lender’s Consortium. Over 5,000 participants have graduated from the program

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HOUSING REHABILITATION

The Tallahassee Urban League Housing Rehabilitation program addresses the needs of low to moderate – income homeowners by repairing their homes. The program has rehabilitated 1,000 homes since 1979, and has received an excellent rating from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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Houses completed since 1979

Over 1,000

Voter Education and Polling Precinct

The Tallahassee Urban League offers and participates in seminars and workshops to educate voters on the importance of voting and voter rights.

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Community Food Pantry and Distribution

We value education as a key component for living a healthier and more prosperous life. Our education and youth development programs provide young people with the critical skills they need to excel academically, avoid at-risk behavior and become engaged members in their communities.

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Civic and Social Justice Advocate

The Florida Consortium of Urban Leagues (FCUL) is comprised of the following: Central Florida Urban League, Jacksonville Urban League, Pinellas County Urban League, Tallahassee Urban League, Urban League of Broward County, Urban League of Greater Miami, Urban League of Palm Beach County, Hillsborough County Urban League, and Derrick Brooks Charities. FCUL affiliates provide services in 19 counties across the state of Florida, representing over 16 million people. The Urban League of Broward County currently serves as the lead administrative affiliate for the Florida Consortium on statewide contracts and initiatives.

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Taylor House Museum

The Taylor House, located at 442 West Georgia Street, is a two-story home built in 1894 and named after its owners and residents Lewis and Lucretia Taylor. The Taylors were one of the most prominent families that lived in the historic Frenchtown neighborhood in the late 1800’s.

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Youth Crime Prevention and Intervention (YCPI)

The Youth Crime Prevention and Intervention program is available to Leon County school-age students in both the public and private sector school systems. These programs target at risk youths by providing workshops and group training sessions to address economical, educational, personal, and social issues affecting disadvantaged youths.

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Victims of Crime Assistance (VOCA)

The Tallahassee Urban League Victim Witness Program has existed in the heart of “Frenchtown” (a predominantly African American Area), since 1991 and is the only National Urban League Affiliate providing victim services in the country.  The program provides free, direct, and confidential services to individuals residing in the Tallahassee and Leon County areas who are victims of a crime but have not reported the violation to a local law enforcement agency.

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NAVIGATOR PROGRAM

The Tallahassee Urban League (TUL) Navigator Program purpose is to provide healthcare navigation services to improve access to healthcare coverage and healthcare services to reduce health disparities in underserved and vulnerable communities within Leon County.

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Contact

Tallahassee Urban League
923 Old Bainbridge Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303

Phone: (850) 222-6111

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