Creating Opportunities and Hope

Helping individuals successfully find work and prepare for careers is at the heart of the work of the Milwaukee Urban League. Our employment and training programs provide a variety of services to help individuals search and prepare for jobs that will improve their futures. Individuals seeking one-on-one assistance with online employment applications and resumes can find support at our Workforce Technology Center computer facility, which offers use of laptops and free internet access.

Commercial Driver’s License: Working with Milwaukee Area Technical College, MUL offers a commercial driver’s license program, putting individuals on the road to family-supporting jobs. Result: The program met 61 percent of its enrollment goal in 2019

Community Block Grant Employment Services: Assists individuals in certain zip codes or geographic areas with training and identifying employment opportunities. Result: Exceeded the number of employment placements by over seven percent

Driver’s License Permit: Helps eligible individuals secure a learner’s permit and behind the wheel lessons to earn a driver’s license and improve employment options. Goal: 300 individuals will complete the program in 2020


Update: Drivers' Education classes are now offered online!

Financial Opportunity Center: Provides individuals with support to learn to establish and restore credit and financial accounts, develop a budget, and set short and long-term financial goals. Result: Exceeded the number of in-person engagements by 54 percent

Graduate to Employment: Helps non-college bound students explore employment and career options. Operates in partnership with MUL Education programs

Transitional Jobs Milwaukee: Partners with local business to work with individuals with challenging work histories through subsidized job programs. Result: 100 percent of individuals were enrolled in transitional jobs

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Community Engagement and Referral Services: Helps Milwaukee County residents enter high-quality jobs and assists in employee retention. This is a short-term program in partnership with Employ Milwaukee

Workforce Technology Center: Provides assistance with online employment applications, job searches, career assessments, and other vocational opportunities. Goal: In 2020, the center will serve an average of 15 or more clients a month

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Milwaukee Urban League

435 W. North Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53212

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