The Chicago Urban League is committed to implementing its mission with a strategic focus on educational equality, economic development and social justice and through the well-informed pursuit of the following strategies:
- Ensuring access to quality education that prepares individuals to become lifelong learners and to be competitive and successful in the global economy.
- Preparing individuals for work at all levels in an ever-changing economy, developing engaged citizens, and building strong families.
- Supporting community based investment and growth through facilitating entrepreneurship, business development, and home and real estate ownership
- Advocating for policies and programs that ensure equal participation by African Americans in the economic and social mainstream.