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Akron Urban League Welcomes Dr. Jennifer Ross as Director of Diversity & Strategic Initiatives

Sep 21, 2020
Akron Urban League Welcomes Dr. Jennifer Ross as Director of Diversity & Strategic Initiatives Dr. Ross brings more than 20 years of experience in higher education, race theory and policy studies to the...

AUL Members Appointed to City of Akron Racial Equity & Social Justice Task Force

Sep 16, 2020
Congratulations to Teresa LeGrair & Curtis Minter, Jr. who have been appointed to the Racial Equity & Social Justice Task Force for the city of Akron. They will be essential members helping to...

Westfield's InspireHer: The Inclusion Journey

Aug 03, 2020
Diversity without inclusion is a story of missed opportunities. Join us for a virtual event to discover the power and potential when diversity and inclusion combine to change lives and move businesses forward...

National Urban League Mourns the Passing of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Jul 20, 2020
 National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to the passing of Congressman John Lewis: “John Lewis is one of the great Americans of his generation. He...

Additional Weeks of Unemployment Benefits Available in Ohio

Jul 08, 2020
Up to 20 weeks of Extended Benefits (EB) will be available to eligible Ohioans who exhaust both the maximum 26 weeks of regular unemployment benefits and 13 weeks of Pandemic Emergency Unemployment...

County Partners with United Way to Provide Rent and Mortgage Assistance

Jul 06, 2020
On Monday, June 29, 2020, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Summit County Council passed legislation authorizing $6.5 million in federal CARES Act, TANF and Title XX funds for Summit County CARES, a...

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