Workforce Career Development Center
Provides screening, employability skills training, counseling, job referrals, and placement. The ULDSEM also conducts specialized career/job fairs throughout the year.
Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
WIC helps provide income-eligible pregnant women, breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants from birth up to 5 years old who are at health risk due to inadequate nutrition. WIC provides supplemental food, offers professional nutrition education, promotes breastfeeding and makes referrals based on health screening and assessment of needs.
Urban Seniors Jobs Program (USJP)
For adults age 55 and older who meet the U.S. Department of Labor income eligibility guidelines. The participants throughout Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties receive training and are placed with government, nonprofit, faith-based and community organizations to develop their skills.
The Project Ready College Club
Originally organized in 1988, it is part of our youth development initiatives and coincides with the National Urban League’s Education Initiatives. The goal of the College Club is to increase educational opportunities for area students and those pursuing post-secondary degrees and create fun, positive and educational enrichment activities for youth. The College Club offers information about scholarship opportunities that will assist students and their parents with college tuition, promotes leadership development, life skills training and prevention information.
Blue Monday Network
The Blue Monday Network is a volunteer auxiliary that actively supports the Urban League of Detroit & Southeastern Michigan (ULDSEM). Originally organized in 1978, the Blue Monday Network serves and seeks to stimulate, develop and promote professional development, volunteer participation and leadership consistent with the goals and objectives of the ULDSEM. The Network also promotes volunteer services in the ULDSEM's College Club and Guild, fundraising, community service, and networking opportunities.
Members of the Blue Monday Network are positive individuals working to build a stronger community and preparing a new generation of young leaders for participating and taking active leadership roles in the Urban League of Detroit & Southeastern Michigan.
Urban League GUILD
The Urban League Guild is comprised of women and men who provide support for the League’s programs through fundraising activities, special charitable projects, and an annual Guild Gala held in December.