About Us

Our goal is to become the go-to hub of collaborative services known for transforming and repositioning Summit County citizens, particularly African Americans.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Akron Urban League is to improve the quality of life of the citizens of Summit County, particularly African-Americans, through economic self-reliance and social empowerment.

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Learn more about the rich history of the Akron Urban League.

Our Why

Find out why we do what we do each day.

Our team

Meet the faces and names behind our talented and collaborative team.


Meet the board that oversees our organization.


Learn about career opportunities within the Akron Urban League.

AUL Guild

Learn about The Guild, which supports our fundraising and community service efforts.

AUL Young Professionals

The AULYP is open to members age 21-40 with a passion for empowering our community.