About Us

Message From Our CEO

Welcome to the Urban League of Palm Beach County!

It’s an honor to lead this great organization whose vital mission is helping the residents of Palm Beach County achieve social and economic equality.

I have the privilege of working diligently with a dedicated Board of Directors, staff and volunteers, as well as a long list of corporate and community partners, who stand committed to make a difference in meeting the needs of our entire community. 

Over the years, our youth development, housing, community empowerment, employment opportunities, and crime prevention programs have helped thousands of people work towards a better day. Today, we continue to be focused on many initiatives, including:

  • Ensuring that our children can expand their horizons, build self-confidence, and prepared to lead in the 21st century
  • Helping families reach economic self-sufficiency through great jobs and careers, home ownership, and entrepreneurship
  • Assisting small businesses and entrepreneurs gain access to resources to help build their companies
  • Improving public health throughout our community by providing tools needed for residents to live healthier and more fulfilling lives

Although we have a lot of support for our work in the community, I encourage you to join our efforts and help us make an even deeper impact in the lives of people we help every day. By investing in our agency’s programs and services, volunteering, and advocating for our cause, you can help us continue providing opportunities for the disadvantaged in our community and ensuring their economic and social mobility.

I hope you take the time to explore the pages of this website and get inspired by the uplifting stories and programs transforming so many lives.

Best Regards,

Patrick Franklin
President and CEO
Urban League of Palm Beach County