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GAR FOUNDATION AWARDS MORE THAN $1.2 MILLION IN GRANTS TO AKRON ORGANIZATIONS

May 28, 2019
(Article from GAR foundation website. Full article can be viewed here) GAR Foundation recently awarded more than $1.2 million to Akron organizations in the areas of education, economic and workforce...

Greater Summit Business Conference & Expo - Pitch Competition

May 22, 2019
On May 20, 2019, The 5th Annual Greater Summit Business Conference & Expo held their first ever Pitch Competition. 5 entrepreneurs participated in the contest sponsored by The Akron Urban League, Aultman,...

Save the date for the Akron Urban League's 94th Annual Gala

May 06, 2019
The Akron Urban League will be celebrating 94 years at the annual Gala Celebration on August 23, 2019. This year's gala will take place downtown Akron at the John S. Knight Convention Center. Ticket pricing...

Akron Urban League helps job seekers dress for success

May 06, 2019
From Akron Beacon Journal / Ohio.com on 5/6/19 (https://www.ohio.com/news/20190505/akron-urban-league-helps-job-seekers-dress-for-success) By Brandon Bounds Photo by Garrick Black In order to be successful,...

Panelists Confirmed for March 29, LEVEL Luncheon

Mar 14, 2019
Save the date and plan to join us for our highly informative and interactive luncheon on Friday, March 29, 2019 at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, where we will host the Foundational Luncheon Event. The Level...

KeyBank Names Timothy Burke as Northeast Ohio President

Mar 14, 2019
The Akron Urban League would like to congratulate Timothy Burke as he has been elevated to the position of President of the Northeast Ohio region for KeyBank. The Akron Urban League has been a beneficiary of...

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