The Northern Virginia Urban League (NOVAUL) is a non-profit, nonpartisan, multi-ethnic, social service organization. Established in 1990, NOVAUL is one of 94 affiliates of the National Urban League, the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering minorities to enter and succeed in the social and economic mainstream.

The Auxiliaries

The Northern Virginia Urban League Guild is an auxiliary of the Northern Virginia Urban League (NOVAUL) and supports the NOVAUL’s mission to enable Northern Virginia African Americans and disadvantaged others to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights through program services and effective advocacy.

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The Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network (YPN) is an auxiliary organization of the Northern Virginia Urban League.  Our mission is to engage young professionals (aged 21-40 years) in the Urban League Movement toward social and economic empowerment. 

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Freedom House

The Northern Virginia Urban League is headquartered at 1315 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. The Headquarters, known as the Freedom House, was once headquarters for the largest and most successful domestic slave trading firm in America (Franklin and Armfield).  It is now the home of the Freedom House Museum and opened on February 12, 2008. Read more & come visit


Northern Virginia Urban League is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. 1315 Duke Street, Alexandria VA 22314

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