Northern Virginia
Urban League
1315 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-836-2858
Fax: 703-836-8948


The Northern Virginia Urban League (NOVAUL) is a non-profit, nonpartisan, multi-ethnic, social service organization. Our mission is to enable African Americans and disadvantaged others to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights through program services and advocacy.

With a history that dates back to 1910, the National Urban League is the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter and succeed in the social and economic mainstream. Established in 1990, NOVAUL is one of over 100 affiliates serving major urban areas nationwide.
NOVAUL employs the National Urban League’s five-point empowerment agenda of:

  • Education and Youth Empowerment
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Health and Quality of Life Empowerment
  • Civic Engagement and Leadership Empowerment
  • Civil Rights and Racial Justice Empowerment

Our broad array of programs serves a diverse and growing population. Your support ensures that the Northern Virginia Urban League’s resources continue to remain available to all who are in need. Join us and become part of a movement to help individuals, families and communities achieve their full potential, thereby “Empowering Communities and Changing Lives”.

Download our Membership Brochure.


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Northern Virginia Urban League