Our Mission

The Winston-Salem Urban League empowers and advocates for African Americans and other disenfranchised communities, and promotes socioeconomic progress and parity through education, training and civic engagement.

Summer Youth Employment Program

The Summer Youth Employment Program is an award winning program that provides more than 100 teenagers, leadership development, life skills training and career and college exploration.

Teens from low to moderate income families gain real world work experience through internship placements based on their career track. The program is funded by the City of Winston-Salem.

    Supporting older workers…

    The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for older Americans. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors.

    Senior Community Service Employment Program

    Latest News

    Statement Regarding Release of John Neville Video

    Having observed the utterly inhumane and callous manner in which five sheriff’s detention officers and a nurse took the life of Mr. John Neville, I am angry and heartbroken. Mr....

    Annual Meeting 2020: Change Gone Come

    Join us for the Winston-Salem Urban League 2020 Annual Meeting. The Board and staff will honor individuals who have played key roles in furthering the Winston-Salem Urban League...

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    Contact Us

    Downtown Office

    201 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101


    Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm

    East Winston-Salem office

    3441 N. Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem, NC 27105


    Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm