Chicago Urban League

The Chicago Urban League works to achieve equity for Black families and communities through social and economic empowerment.

Digital Literacy Course

Increase your digital literacy and learn key skills to help you get ready for the classroom or the job market! Join us to learn basics and tips for: -Microsoft Word -Microsoft Excel -Microsoft Powerpoint -Microsoft Publisher

Business Plan

nextSTARTUP Business Launch Program

Two-week, 12-session program that combines classroom training and one-on-one coaching to help startups develop viable business models. This program moves founders from idea to launch by teaching them fundamental startup principles.


One-on-One Coach

The Chicago Urban League Entrepreneurship Center has a first-class faculty of coaches, volunteer subject matter experts, and organizations to provide you with superior counsel for your business.

Government Contracting

nextDEAL Procurement Growth Program

The nextDEAL is a 12-week, 12-session program that exposes established business owners to the procurement process and how to acquire private and government contracts.

Online Presence

nextDIGITAL Business Technology Program

nextDIGITAL is a 12-week cohort-based program designed to help business owners successfully integrate technological tools into their business model and operations.