Urban Leadership Forum

Looking for a way to gain access to the area’s most influential leaders? Need insight on how to build and maintain a productive network of relationships? Interested in developing tools needed to lead within your organization and the community? The Urban League of Philadelphia’s Urban Leadership Forum is the premier program for emerging leaders –  inspiring leaders to reach their goals, build extraordinary relationships and make an impact in the community.

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Program Overview

Ideal Participant

A Mid-level professional with at least 7 years of work experience including some supervisory experience. Capacity to manage an intense 6 month program

Program Structure

7 month program (Jan-July.) One full day session per month. Facilitated topics, group activities, and discussions with the region’s top leaders from public, private academic and government organization. 


$5,000 (includes application fee, books, supplies, a coaching session and a one-year Urban League of Philadelphia membership)


  • Self

    Define and actualize your personal brand, gauge your emotional intelligence, enhance your self-awareness and develop your personal professional leadership plan.

  • Organization

    Strengthen your global awareness, lead from the top – strategic leadership, operate within a multi-cultural and multi-generational work environment and improve work/life synergy.

  • Community & Legacy

    Expand your circle of influence through networking, define your legacy, embrace the importance of volunteerism and community service and “Lift As You Climb.”

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