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Urban League to re-purpose 7,000 square foot banquet facility.

Feb 12, 2018
Akron Urban League’s Board of Trustees along with the President have decided to adjust its operations model of President’s Hall to strategically align and address core needs of the community it serves. The new...

Akron Urban League and Temple Israel Akron partner to address unconscious biases.

Feb 07, 2018
The Akron Urban League in partnership with Temple Israel Akron and the YWCA of Greater Cleveland have partnered to present It’s Time to Talk: Forums on Race on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 11:30 am to 2:30...

Nominations for the 2018 Academy of Leaders Induction Ceremony are now available!

Jan 22, 2018
The Akron Urban League announces their 93rd Annual Gala and “Academy of Leaders” Induction. The gala will be held on August 17, 2018 with a reception from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m. and program...

Huntington Bank Foundation Awards Akron Urban League $50,000 for Financial Empowerment Center

Jan 04, 2018
The Urban League will be converting space to house a Financial Literacy Training Center. It will become a major resource for financial literacy of minorities, women and the citizens of Summit County needing...

2018 Scholarship Applications for High School Seniors are now available!

Jan 04, 2018
For the 32nd consecutive year, the Akron Urban League will offer scholarships to high school seniors, residing and attending school in Summit County, sponsored by community groups, corporations, and higher...

We are seeking participants to serve as Social Justice Facilitators

Sep 19, 2017
Help lead the conversation on unconscious bias in Akron and Summit County! The Akron Urban League, in partnership with Temple Israel, the YWCA of Greater Cleveland and other organizations, invites you to learn...

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