Combining both UC Berkeley’s world-renowned faculty, Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area's commitment to connect and advance African American and other underrepresented communities, and the real-world expertise of business practitioners sharing their own personal journeys - the program culminates with a curriculum focused on accelerating career growth, business impact, economic development, and network expansion among emerging Black leaders and those interested in their advancement.


The Bay Area Urban League Career Mentorship Program was created for professionals of all ages. Mentors will be able to help their Mentees with career coaching, crafting resumes, preparing for interviews, and more. This two-week program will enrich Mentees as well as the Mentors as they utilize this program as a way to create a lasting impact in their community. In addition to breakout sessions for Mentors and Mentees, the program includes speakers who are subject matter experts from the industry.


Bay Area Urban League County and Municipal Fellows

The Municipal Fellows Program is designed for those seeking to be the future leaders of California. This 2-month long program is a comprehensive career development and executive leadership opportunity. This program allows Fellows to gain critical insight into city-level government and develop essential skills necessary to thrive. Fellows will receive a $2,000 stipend.

We seek solution-driven, early career professionals with a passion for making a difference in their community to join our program and learn first-hand the complexities and challenges of governing in the nation’s most populated state.

Applications deadline: June 20, 2022
Fellowship dates: June 13 - August 5, 2022


Distinguished Leader Series

Hosted University of California President Michael V. Drake and United States Senator
Alex Padilla as speakers in our Distinguished Leader Series. The audience in this series is African American Executives and Community leaders from across the Bay Area.

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Inspire Bay Area

Urban League of Greater San Francisco Bay Area Podcast with Audacy Radio, in which our President Kenneth E. Maxey II hosts conversations with Community and Business leaders to discuss the topics most relevant to the Bay Area and underrepresented communities.


Computer Science Classes

In partnership with Kids Teach Tech, we host coding classes for youth. These classes are for all ages and ability levels from beginning coding to advanced computer programming and Engineering in partnership with the University of California, Berkeley, and Georgia Institute of Technology. Along with special guest speakers to inspire youth.

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Faith Leaders & Digital Divide

Worked with Bay Faith Leaders to identify technical needs and strategies to end
the digital divide with their respective communities. Also provided trainings for church leaders and their


Bay Area Speaks

We host conversations with Special Guests such as California Treasurer Fiona Ma, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and Executive Director of San Francisco Department of Police Accountability Paul Henderson.

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