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Empowering Communities.
Changing Lives in Lake, Porter, & LaPorte Counties

Dr. Vanessa Allen McCloud, President/CEO Urban League of NWI
The Believe and Achieve Choir – Tradewinds Services
H.A.S.T. Academy – Winner of the 2018 Diversity Youth Award
Michael Suggs, Director of Operations-NISOURCE; Violet Sistovaris, Executive Vice President of NIPSCO; Jon Gold, Executive Director of Tradewinds, Dr. Vanessa Allen McCloud
Michael Suggs, Director of Operations-NISOURCE
Angie Nelson Deuitch, UL Board Chair and Dr. Vanessa Allen McCloud, UL President/CEO

Our Mission

The Urban League of Northwest Indiana, Inc. works to promote, encourage, and enhance services to improve the social, educational, and economic conditions of African Americans and other minority groups in Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties.
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Mechel'le Saenz Urban League of NWI Intern/Computer Informational Systems Student at IUN.
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Core Areas of Service

  • Education: From ninth grade to graduation, we provide viable programs and opportunities for students to experience post-secondary success. Please click here for more information
  • Economic Empowerment: Our dedicated Staff and Volunteers are steadfast in preparing adults for sustainable employment opportunities. Please click here for more information
  •  Leadership: We are committed to providing Diversity and Inclusion training that will offer the skills necessary for all citizens to live, work, and recreate in culturally diverse environments. Please click here for more information

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