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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

Akron Urban League Announces President’s Leadership and Community Service Award Winners

Akron, Ohio—March 30, 2017— The Akron Urban League is proud to announce the

As we celebrate Black History month realize there is still work to do.

In 1976, President Gerald Ford decreed Black History Month a national observance. While

We are seeking extraordinary women! Nominate today.

The Akron Urban League announces their 92nd Annual Gala will now include the

National Urban League Releases Scorecard on Presidency of Barack Obama

Click here to read the full report.  The Obama Administration Scorecard is a publication