Majority of black residents who have suffers from poverty economic instability

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Majority of black residents who have suffers from poverty, economic instability; poor education and underemployment have found their situation reshaped and positively transformed by the agency programs over the past decades. 4. Mission, Goals and philosophy Tulsa Urban League agency mission statement is to empower and enable all African- Americans and other needy individuals to achieve self-reliance through education and programs of developing life skills. One of the main goals of Tulsa urban league is to ensure that African-Americans citizens have sufficient access to education, healthcare and housing. Its aim is to transform lives and empower the communities. The agency activities are guided by its philosophy aspects that include responsibility, education, leadership and equal opportunity. 5. Strategic planning and fiscal reporting, Agency Governance and Administration To manage the strategic plan, Tulsa urban league administration partners with the National Urban League. The governance of the agency is composed of governance board which enhances resources for the agency to effectively integrate and adopt the National Urban
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COMMUNITY AGENCY REPORT 7 League objective into the care team ( Hathcoat & Hellman, 2008). Fiscal reporting and finance auditing is done annually to ensure efficiency and transparency within the agency 6. Sources of funding As an affiliate of National Urban League, Tulsa urban league agency funding comes from various sources. The agency funds come from individuals, foundations and corporations donations. The agency also receives a large number of funds from the parent agency (National Urban League). Besides, the agency receives some funding from the government as well as the contributions they receive from fundraising events. 7. Manpower or workforce of the agency – both salaried Employees and volunteers Tulsa urban league agency is composed of both volunteers and salaried employees. Corporate and specialized volunteer workers include human resource experts, social media experts, greeters as well as registration and data entry personnel. Employees who receive salary include Service Navigator Membership Coordinator, Community Health Navigator, Talent Development Specialist-facilitators Program Coordinator as well as Re-entry Career and Employment Specialist. 8. Population Demographics Downtown Tulsa geographical position is towards the northwest part of Tulsa city in Oklahoma State, USA. It covers an estimated area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) enclosed by an inner-dispersal loop.
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COMMUNITY AGENCY REPORT 8 Socio-economic class Socio-economic class of Downtown Tulsa is composed of middle-class workers with only 35.56 % in white-collar jobs and 4.77% in blue-collar industry.5.72% of the population are self-employed, 24.51% working in private companies, 4.32% are government employees and 5.75% works for non-profit making organizations. Approximately 66.9% of Tulsa population, aged 16 years and above are in the civilian labor force (Baum-Snow & Hartley, 2015).
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