Walking for 20 years to Save Black Men’s Lives

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2023 marks a major milestone for NCUS. 
We have been walking for 20 years with the goal of saving black men’s lives. Our events feature free health screenings so men can learn their numbers. 
Our walk has now gone nationwide,  with people joining the movement from coast-to-coast. 



The education division works directly with clients to provide solutions to develop manage and expand charter schools. Our educational philosophy is based on the belief that all students will learn when they are taught by caring and competent teachers.

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The National Center for Urban Solutions (NCUS) is among 12 organizations positioned to receive funds from Ohio’s Office of Workforce Transformation through an Industry Partnership Grant. The Information Technology Accelerator Partnership Ohio (ITAP Ohio), is an IT industry sector collaborative to leverage resources and provide workforce training and career opportunities for underserved communities throughout Ohio. 

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Workforce Development

NCUS provides core and intensive workforce development services to individuals in need of skill development or a skill upgrade in order to reach socioeconomic self-sufficiency.

We provide certified job training, workplace readiness and career coaching that prepares individuals to secure and retain employment with a focus on lifelong personal and professional development.

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Community Engagement

NCUS community engagement model utilizes a unique approach to connect and engage with urban communities. We offer community oriented culturally informed research, analysis and strategic recommendations to policy makers, businesses leaders, philanthropic organizations, nonprofits, governmental and non-governmental institutions who have a desire to engage, impact and influence people living in blighted low-income urban communities.

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Health & Wellness

The mission of the African American Male Wellness Agency is to increase the life expectancy of African American men in physical health, mental health, financial health, fatherhood and research.

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Our Vision

Founded in 1993 by John H. Gregory, The National Center for Urban Solutions (NCUS) has served the urban community for over 20 years moving individuals mired in the negative impacts of urban poverty to socioeconomic self-sufficiency. Driven by our NCUS model, we have built a national reputation through our “Out of the Box” grassroots philosophy. NCUS award winning programs have been recognized locally by the City of Columbus, Nationally by the White House under former Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush, and by The Department of Labor and HUD as Best Practice Model.