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Changing Lives in Lake, Porter, & LaPorte Counties

We are celebrating our President and CEO, Dr. Vanessa Allen-McCloud. She exemplifies service through her dedication and commitment to the Urban League of Northwest Indiana. Her passion for education, financial literacy, diversity, and inclusion is creating pathways beyond our region. We are honored to work with her in every opportunity presented. Help us celebrate her with words and deeds. Donate to the Urban League on her behalf www.ulofnwi.org/donate
Celebrating 10 years as President/CEO
Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Christian minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.

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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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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