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Welcome to the
Black Renaissance 2.0



Urban League of Greater

San Francisco Bay Area

We empower Bay Area African Americans and underserved communities to achieve their highest true social parity, economic self-reliance, power, and civil rights. The League promotes economic empowerment through education, job training, housing, community development, workforce development, leadership programs, entrepreneurship, health, sustainability, and quality of life.


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Please join the Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area as we celebrate those who have sacrificed and worked tirelessly for Equity, Justice, and Inclusion in our communities. 

We THANK YOU for your investment and support of our mission to provide resources to African-Americans and underserved communities!

Dates: September 20th - September 22nd


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Days with Zahrah Getaway

Days with Zahrah is a culinary, music, wine, and art festival held in beautiful Napa Valley. The Urban League Bay Area is excited to partner with DMZ for this amazing weekend of programming happening at The Yountville Estate!

Don't miss out on our panel on Sunday on "Our Future in Workforce and Health". Get your tickets today!

Dates: July 20th - July 21st

Our Future in Workforce and Health Panel: Sunday, July 21st, 11AM PST

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Credit Scores, Reports, & Identity Theft

Learn all about credit, its importance, and how to protect your information. 

Join us as PNC dives in to discuss credit scores, how to maintain a healthy credit report, and protecting yourself from identity theft. Hear expert advice and get key takeaways to help you! Food and drinks will be provided.


​Date & Time: July 31st, 2024 | 5:30PM - 8:00PM


Location: Oakland City Center

Presented by:

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The Bay Area Urban League
Anita L. Maxey Educator's

The Urban League of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area is proud to announce the establishment of the Anita L. Maxey Educator's Scholarship in honor of the esteemed educator, Mrs. Anita L. Maxey. Mrs. Maxey's dedication to teaching, her passion for education, and her commitment to empowering young minds have inspired the creation of this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a high school senior or freshman in college.

  • Minimum GPA requirement: 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Aspire to become a teacher.

  • Intention to enroll in a 4-year university.

  • Residence in San Francisco or Oakland.

Applications Deadline: June 30th 

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2024 Municipal Fellows 

We are seeking early career professionals with a passion for
making a difference in their community. fellows will learn
first-hand the complexities of governing in the nation's most
populated state and will receive a $2000 stipend.

Applications Due: May 24th

In-Person Dates: June 3rd - August 6th

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 The Black Executive Leadership Accelerator is a vehicle for professionals from African American and underrepresented communities to develop critical leadership skills, navigate accelerating change in the business ecosystem, and strengthen their impact. Throughout the virtual program, participants will reflect upon modern opportunities and challenges that African American leaders face.


April 2nd - June 18th




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In partnership with:

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Youth Peace Ambassadors Program

The United Nations Security Council adopted unanimously, on December 9th 2015, a ground-breaking resolution on Youth, Peace and Security which recognizes that “young people play an important and positive role in the maintenance and promotion of international peace and security”. Interested youth in High School or Middle School learn more and apply today.


Entrepreneurship 101 Program

Our Entrepreneurship 101 Certificate program for small business entrepreneurs will cover a range of topics and provide practical knowledge and skills that are essential for starting and running a successful business. Sessions will be virtual with in person orientation and graduation including networking opportunities. 

The purpose of this program is to empower small business owners with a deeper understanding of how to build a thriving business, and impart the invaluable skills essential for cultivating a robust return on investment. The program will cover a range of topics including Business Planning, Marketing & Sales, Finance Management, Technology and Digital Tools, and much more. Our goal is to ignite your ambition and prepare you to take that bold leap towards your entrepreneurial dreams.

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Upcoming and Recent Events

  • Small Business Networking Mixer
    Small Business Networking Mixer
    Thu, Jul 11
    Urban League Bay Area Office
    Jul 11, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Urban League Bay Area Office, 1221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Jul 11, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Urban League Bay Area Office, 1221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Join us for a chance to meet other small businesses in the Bay Area!
  • Free STEM Camp At UC Berkeley Engineering
    Free STEM Camp At UC Berkeley Engineering
    Mon, Jun 10
    UC Berkeley Engineering
    Jun 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 14, 2024, 3:00 PM
    UC Berkeley Engineering, Berkeley
    Jun 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 14, 2024, 3:00 PM
    UC Berkeley Engineering, Berkeley
    Join Urban League Bay Area, Kids Teach Tech and UC Berkeley Engineering, in partnership with Georgia Tech for our 4th Annual Engineering Summer Camp on June 10th - 14th from 10am to 3pm in person at UC Berkeley College of Engineering.
  • Future Innovator's Program
    Future Innovator's Program
    Tue, Apr 30
    Volkswagen Group of America
    Apr 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Volkswagen Group of America, 500 Clipper Dr, Belmont, CA 94002, USA
    Apr 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Volkswagen Group of America, 500 Clipper Dr, Belmont, CA 94002, USA
    Youth in High School and Middle School will see how VW is Bridging the gap between Silicon Valley technology and the automotive industry. Witness innovation from prototype to technology in the vehicle; from user experience design to artificial intelligence.


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