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Be An Empowered Activist

The Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League (MWUL) works for the economic, educational and racial equity of African Americans to build sustainable communities through advocacy, collaboration and leadership development.

Located in the heart of the First State’s urban community, only the MWUL is branched from the oldest and largest community-based movement organization targeted at African Americans in the country.


Activate your MWUL membership to allow access to our many other sub-organizations and be part of something meaningful! All educational, ethnic and religious backgrounds are welcome.

MWUL Young Professionals

Be A Fearless Young Professional

The Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League Young Professionals (MWULYP), an auxiliary organization of the MWUL targeted at members 21-45 years old, comprises diverse young leaders who are dedicated to supporting MWUL’s mission through social activism in urban communities. MWULYP on encouragement through:

  • Economic Empowerment: Empowering all people to attain economic self-sufficiency through job training, business development, growth in quality jobs, homeownership, entrepreneurship and wealth accumulation.
  • Health and Quality of Life Empowerment: Working to build healthy and safe communities to eliminate health disparities through prevention, healthy eating, fitness and ensuring complete access to affordable healthcare for all people.
  • Civic Engagement and Leadership Empowerment: Empowering all people to take an active role in determining the direction, quality of life, public policy and leadership in their communities by participating fully as citizens and voters, as well as through active community service and leadership development.
  • Civil Rights and Racial Justice Empowerment: Promoting and ensuring our civil rights by working to eradicate all barriers to equal participation in all aspects of American society, whether political, economic, social, educational or cultural.

MWUL Guild

Be A Caring Leader

The first Urban League Guild was founded by Millie L. Moon of New York City in 1942. Nearly 60 years later, in 2005, the MWUL Guild was created and formally accepted into the National Council of Urban League Guilds. Soon after, the MWUL Guild was recognized with the Charter Membership certificate at the National Urban League Conference.

Leadership development and fundraising are the foundation of the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League Guild. As an auxiliary of the MWUL, the Guild is committed to furthering the mission of the MWUL through events and activities with its dedicated member with years of experience in their respective fields.

Activities Include: