African-American Leadership Awards

Each year, the African-American Leadership Awards recognize the accomplishments and achievements of African Americans in our community who have made significant contributions to the City of Omaha in the following categories: Business, Community, Education, Faith, Government, Health, Young Professional (ages 21 to 39) and Youth (ages 16 to 18). The awards are presented by the Urban League of Nebraska Guild. | Learn more about the ULN Guild.

The 2018 AALA Honorees

The Urban League of Nebraska Guild is proud to announce the honorees for the 2018 African-American Leadership Awards:



Visit the African-American Leadership Hall of Fame to view past recipients.

The African-American Leadership Awards Gala

The honorees will be recognized at a ceremony hosted the first Friday in June:

29th Annual African-American Leadership Awards Gala
June 1, 2018

6 p.m. Reception
7 p.m. Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Hilton Omaha Downtown | 1001 Cass St, Omaha, NE 68102

Join the Celebration

The Urban League of Nebraska Guild organizes the African-American Leadership Awards with the generous support of community members, businesses and organizations. Your support allows us the opportunity to recognize today’s African-American leaders and inspire the leaders of tomorrow. You can support AALA the following ways:

  • Become a Patron.
  • Make a donation.
  • Purchase tickets or a table.

Complete the online form below. Click here to download a form. Coming soon.

Important Dates

Please be mindful of the following due dates for your RSVP and any qualifying recognition:

April 21st For Patron Recognition in the Official Invitation.
May 25th For Patron Recognition in Event Program.
May 28th For RSVPs.

Complete the online form below. Click here to download a form. Coming soon.


For more information about AALA, please contact the Urban League of Nebraska Guild.

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