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Another MBAC-Akron Success Story

Jul 19, 2021
-written by Misty Rogers Charise Bryant, President/Owner of My World Studios, LLC, 2656 S Arlington Rd, Akron, OH 44319 My World Studios is an independent recording studio, entertainment venue and now includes...

Highlighting Akron Small Businesses

Jul 19, 2021
DaShika Street Designs is one of the Pay It Forward campaign winners! She started her business with making CDC approved cloth face masks during the height of the pandemic. Da’Shika has now expanded her hand-...

Introducing the Akron Urban League Justice and Equality Giving Society

Oct 20, 2020
In its 95th year of service the Akron Urban League officially kicked off the Justice & Equality Giving Society, a campaign to provide opportunities to join together as a community to support economic...

Akron Community Foundation Awards AUL a Proactive Grant of $100,000

Oct 08, 2020
The Akron Community Foundation has awarded the Akron Urban League a proactive grant of $100,000 over three years to help increase the organization’s capacity to lead social justice efforts through the...

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...

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