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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...

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...

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