National Council of Urban League Guilds

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the National Council of Urban League Guilds is to stimulate, develop and promote volunteer participation and leadership in local Urban League Guilds consistent with the goals and objectives of the local affiliates. The Council promotes volunteer service in the areas of fundraising, community service, community awareness and leadership.

HISTORY

The National Council of Urban League Guilds is comprised of volunteer auxiliaries of the National Urban League.  Started in New York City in 1942 by Mrs. Mollie Moon, the National Council of Urban League Guilds is divided into 35 chapters across four regions. Guild members are considered to be the heart and soul of the Urban League Movement and they contribute thousands of volunteer hours annually.

Guild Members are actively involved with:

  • Fundraising
  • Working as mentors and tutors
  • Assisting local Urban League Affiliates with special projects
  • National Healthy Awareness Day

VISION

To promote the Movement of the Urban League by incorporating progressive fundraising, leveraging community service programs and developing a cadre of dedicated, informed and loyal volunteers within our Guild organizations.

The Urban League of Greater New Orleans Guild

For more than 75 years, the Urban League of Greater New Orleans has been adding to and improving the quality of life for the area’s underserved citizens.  The Urban League of Greater New Orleans Guild is poised to support the programs and operations of the local affiliate.  The operations and programs speak to the League’s commitment to empowering communities and changing lives.