Knoxville Area Urban League


Find out more about what we do!

Take a quick glance at the Urban League:

What We Do:

Workforce Development:
workforce orientation 1 (2)Worked to provide a skilled and diverse workforce. We provided job counseling to over 325 clients with a 62%increase in employability through workshops, individual and lab instruction, and 81% of clients assisted with developing job search tools and online applications. Access to over 1,200 job postings from over 650 employers with client placement equating to an economic impact of almost $2 million.

Housing Development: firsttime homebuyers1 
Strived to increase homeownership. Over 80 clients completed our First Time Homebuyers seminars with67% purchasing property. Over 100 clients received financial literacy counseling to manage budgets and credit. Financial impact of over $7 million through new home purchases and avoidance of foreclosure.


Economic & Business Development: Invested and supported economic and small business development. In 2014, we deployed over $2 million in capital to start and/or expand business. We increased our loan portfolio by $1 million to $3.43 million.



CJSAVON by _SJ_7301.CR2Education & Youth: 

Enhanced education efforts for our youth.Our flagship program, National Achievers Society provides college tours, behind the scenes tours, life skills, and character building.Thank you for your support. Together, we can make a difference!


The Knoxville Area Urban League is authorized for operation as a post-secondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by the Knoxville Area Urban League, please visit


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