Our Mission

The mission of the Akron Urban League is to improve the quality of life of the citizens of Summit County, particularly African Americans, by advocating and facilitating programs that are economically and educationally transformational, impacting their lives and the lives of future generations.

News and Events

We are seeking participants to serve as Social Justice Facilitators

Help lead the conversation on unconscious bias in Akron and Summit County! The

Urban League and Good Samaritan team up in new program

Story and Photo courtesy of Akron Beacon Journal. Story available at Link: Akron

FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $1,000 to Akron Urban League in Honor of Former Cleveland Indians Great André Thornton

Story and Photo courtesy of First Energy Foundation. Story available at Link: FirstEnergy

92nd Annual Gala Photos!

Pictures courtesy of Rodney Brown Photography.