W. Mack is the former President of the Los Angeles Urban League. He is a highly respected supporter of equal
opportunities in education, law enforcement and economic empowerment for minorities - and a bridge builder across all
racial, cultural, economic, gender and religious lines.
Los Angeles Urban League aims to strengthen minorities’
equality using computer technology. They focus their programs on education, academic tutorial, growth development and
Mack's education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Sociology from North Carolina A&T State University
and a Master's Degree from Atlanta University.
John W. Mack’s background is best shown as the following timeline.
1960 - Mack was a leader in the student civil rights movement in Atlanta – and Co-Founder
and Vice Chairperson of the Committee on the Appeal for Human Rights.
1964 - Mack began his career with the Urban League in Flint, Michigan.
He served on the Urban League's National staff for six months during the Whitney Young era in
· 1965 - Appointed Executive Director.
Under his leadership, the Los Angeles Urban League
has become one of the most successful non-profit community organizations in Los Angeles
with an annual budget of $20 million.
1969 - John W. Mack was appointed President of the Los
Angeles Urban League.
1998 - He was given the unique honor and opportunity to serve as a teaching Fellow in Residence at Harvard University
John F. Kennedy School of Government's Institute of Politics from September through December. He led a Study Group of Harvard University undergraduate students entitled "The
Future of Urban America: Finding Solutions
Through Strategic Partnership and Policy Advocacy."