What We Do
We are funded by the United States Department of Labor. The Section 166 programs are designed to support employment and training activities in order to develop more fully academic, occupational, and literacy skills; make individuals more competitive in the workforce, and promote economic and social development in accordance with the goals and values of such communities.
Who We Serve
We serve eligible American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians residing in Oklahoma County.
To provide the highest quality employment and training services that allow for growth and potential towards a path of self-sufficiency to American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians residing in Oklahoma County.
Established in 1971, the United Indian Urban Council is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the socioeconomic advancement of indigenous peoples in Central Oklahoma.
We assist with resume writing, interview preparation, work-based learning, interview coaching, job referrals, and other support services.
Occupational Skills Training
We provide assistance with tuition, fees, and books for training with in-demand occupations at technology centers and colleges.
What Are In-Demand Occupations?
An occupation that currently has or is projected to have a number of positions (including positions that lead to economic SELF-SUFFICIENCY and opportunities for advancement) in an industry sector so as to have a significant impact on the state or regional economy.
- Registered Nurse
- IT Specialists
- Truck Drivers
- Medical Assistant
- Aviation Support
What Are Economic Ecosystems?
State-identified, driver and complementary economic systems represent the most prominent industries in terms of wealth generation and growth potential.
Driver economic systems drive wealth generation and complementary ecosystems help to expand wealth in the economy and provide infrastructure and services to support the driver systems.
- Aerospace & Defense
- Information & Financial Systems
- Transportation & Distribution
- Creative Industries