The Urban League of San Diego County (ULSDC) joined Live Well San Diego as a recognized partner on May 1, 2019. ULSDC’s mission is Assisting African Americans and other underserved people in San Diego County to achieve social and economic equality through advocacy, bridge building, program services and research.
The Urban League of San Diego County is one of three National Urban League affiliates located in California. There are approximately 90+ affiliates nationally fulfilling the goal of empowering communities and changing lives. Organized in 1953 under the leadership of Percy H. Steel with employment and on-the-job training as its primary focus, ULSDC continues its tradition of employment services. Additionally, it also has a strong focus on youth education and related family support services such as housing counseling, elderly health outreach and women’s re-entry.
The Urban League of San Diego County has an extensive network of partners from the faith-based community, other community based organizations, public and private entities with whom it collaborates. As a recognized partner, this enhances the Live Well San Diego vision, as ULSDC strives to operate a fully integrated suite of services that empower participants with tools and knowledge needed to manage and take control of their health, income, housing and youth development.
In alignment with the Live Well San Diego vision for health, safe and thriving communities, ULSDC continues to enrich our county via programmatic inclusion, outreach, educational workshops and one-on-one sessions.