Preparing youth for college, work and life.

An education is one of the best predictors of success later in life. That’s why the Urban League of Nebraska offers youth opportunities for academic and personal supports, career exploration and social development through a variety of programs and services:

Afterschool Programs

Academic supports and enrichment activities for hundreds of elementary and middle school students in a safe environment.

College Tours

Connect with valuable resources that help get you into college and stay successful and learn about college life.

Community Coaches

A diversion program for youth who are or could potentially be under the supervision of the Office of Probation.

Girls Summer STEAM Academy

A 6-week program introducing girls of color to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Math.

“I Am” Young Women’s Conference

A day-long event inspiring 7th-12th female students to excel in life.


Matching students and recent college graduates to paid internships.

Project Ready

A signature program of the National Urban League that prepares youth for college, work and life.


Financial awards for graduating high school seniors pursuing post-secondary education.

Striving for Success: African-American Male Summit

A day-long event inspiring 9th grade African-American males.

Study & Computer Lab

20 workstations available to the public.

Urban League University

A six-week summer program that helps high school students develop leadership and entrepreneurship skills.

Summer Credit Recovery Program

An opportunity for students to recover core credits not attained during the regular academic year.

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Academy

Preparing 9th-12th graders for graduation from high school, enrollment into college and employment.

Youth Attendance Navigators

Reengaging middle and high school students who are experiencing chronic and excessive absenteeism.

If you’d like to learn more about our opportunities, please contact Tyrone Marshall, Director of Education and Development Programs, (402) 453-9730 and