Your support enables the Urban League to help individuals and families avoid foreclosure; educate prospective home buyers; assist unemployed job seekers and juvenile offenders; conduct community-based fianancial education sessions; provide educational enrichment opportunities for middle and high school students and develop the next generation of community leaders.

Welcome to the Birmingham Urban League Online, a resource for information regarding our programs and services, staff, special events and community partners.

 The Birmingham Urban League is an affiliate of the National Urban League, the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans and other underserved individuals to enter the social and economic mainstream.  The heart of the Urban League movement is the professionally staffed Urban League affiliates in over 100 cities in 35 states and the District of Columbia. 

The Urban League employs a five-point strategy, tailored to local needs, in order to implement the mission of our movement.

        • Education and Youth Empowerment
        • Economic Empowerment
        • Health and Quality of Life Empowerment
        • Civic Engagement and Leadership Empowerment
        • Civil Rights and Racial Justice Empowerment
We invite you to explore this site for volunteer and membership opportunities.  


 “I pledge to responsibly commit my time and talent to ensure that the nation is empowered to achieve the following goals by 2025”

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

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

3. Every American lives in safe, decent, affordable and energy-efficient housing on fair terms.

4. Every American has access to quality and affordable health care solutions.



The National Urban League is proud to present the Prescription Savings Program. Simply present the National Urban League prescription card at a participating pharmacy and save on many of your prescription drugs. You, your family, and your friends may use the savings card any time your prescription is not covered by insurance. It even works for many pet medications!  Finding a pharmacy is easy: 8 out of 10 pharmacies nationwide accept your savings card.


• No age limit

• No pre-existing condition restrictions

• No waiting period

• No membership fee

• No enrollment fee

• Instant activation

With the National Urban League Prescription Drug Card, you will receive the lowest price available for generic and brand prescription medications at over 55,000 pharmacies, including all major chains. There is also a convenient option for home or office delivery, visit or call  (866) 909-5170  (866) 909-5170 for more information about deliveries.

Click here to download the card or pick one up at your local Urban League office, located at 1229 Third Avenue North.

Please note that while this card provides discounts, it is not insurance.

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