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The Greater Sacramento Urban League (GSUL) is a non-profit, community-based agency committed to empowering communities and changing lives throughout the Sacramento region. Located in Del Paso Heights and Oak Park neighborhoods, GSUL provides programs, services, and events to educate, empower and employ people. Together we can build communities where individuals, youth, and families can live well, be well, and thrive. We invite you to learn more about our impact.

The Greater Sacramento Urban League’s mission is to empower Black and other historically marginalized people throughout the region in securing economic self-reliance, educational fulfillment, social justice, and civil rights while living well, being well, and thriving.

Social and economic empowerment for Black and other historically marginalized people, youth, and families living in healthy, safe, and thriving communities.

Our values are grounded in our vision to see people and communities RISE.

  • Relationships
  • Innovation
  • Social Change
  • Empowerment

The Urban League Movement

Founded in 1910 and headquartered in New York City, The National Urban League (NUL) is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation. NUL spearheads the efforts of its local affiliates through the development of programs, public policy research, and advocacy. Today, the National Urban League has 90 affiliates serving 300 communities in 37 states and the District of Columbia, providing direct services that impact and improve the lives of more than two million people nationwide.GSUL operates as one of the 90 affiliates across the Urban League Movement and routinely convenes and collaborates with NUL and other Urban League affiliates.

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Civic Engagement and Leadership Development

Empowering all people to take an active role in determining the quality of life, public policy, and leadership in their community service and leadership development.

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Civil Rights and Racial Justice

Promoting and safeguarding our civil rights by actively working to eradicate all barriers to equal participation in all aspects of American society, whether political, economic, social, educational, or cultural.

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Economic Empowerment

Empowering all people in attaining economic self-sufficiency through job training, employment, homeownership, entrepreneurship, and wealth accumulation.

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Education and Youth

Ensuring that all of our children are well educated and prepared for economic self-reliance in the 21st Century.

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Health and Quality of Life

Working to build healthy and safe communities to eliminate health disparities through prevention, healthy eating, and fitness, as well as ensuring complete access to affordable healthcare for all people.


If you are interested in working with us, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@gsul.org. We will notify you if a position becomes available that fits your background and work experience.

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