For 85 years, Urban League of Louisiana has supported African Americans and other underserved communities in their pursuit of economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.
“Our course must be, now and always, for the principles of our Democratic government. As we fight to protect America from without, we must also fight to protect it and ourselves from within – we must fight to make democracy work for all people, regardless of race, creed, or color. For the latter fight we will be hated and lied about, we will be threatened and maybe… yes that too. But we cannot become intimidated…”
Clarence Laws, Founding Executive Secretary