Nominations for the 2018 Academy of Leaders Induction Ceremony are now available!

Jan 22, 2018
The Akron Urban League announces their 93rd Annual Gala and “Academy of Leaders” Induction. The gala will be held on August 17, 2018 with a reception from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m. and program...

Huntington Bank Foundation Awards Akron Urban League $50,000 for Financial Empowerment Center

Jan 04, 2018
The Urban League will be converting space to house a Financial Literacy Training Center. It will become a major resource for financial literacy of minorities, women and the citizens of Summit County needing...

2018 Scholarship Applications for High School Seniors are now available!

Jan 04, 2018
For the 32nd consecutive year, the Akron Urban League will offer scholarships to high school seniors, residing and attending school in Summit County, sponsored by community groups, corporations, and higher...

We are seeking participants to serve as Social Justice Facilitators

Sep 19, 2017
Help lead the conversation on unconscious bias in Akron and Summit County! The Akron Urban League, in partnership with Temple Israel, the YWCA of Greater Cleveland and other organizations, invites you to learn...

Urban League and Good Samaritan team up in new program

Sep 01, 2017
They’ll come for the free food and stay for the health screenings, support services and community resource information. That’s the hope of a new program bringing together the Good Samaritan Hunger Center and...

FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $1,000 to Akron Urban League in Honor of Former Cleveland Indians Great André Thornton

Aug 30, 2017
The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $1,000 to the Akron Urban League in honor of former Cleveland Indians star André Thornton, who recently spoke at FirstEnergy's semi-annual executive staff meeting. The...