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White House looking for Small Businesses making an impact during time of crisis

Mar 19, 2020
The White House is looking to do an event on Saturday in DC highlighting small businesses who are doing things to help the community during this time of crisis. They are looking for a total of 10. They can be...

AUL Building closing until April 3, 2020. Staff to work remotely during COVID-19 pandemic

Mar 18, 2020
As an organization that sincerely cares about our community, employees and clients, we are being faced with many difficult decisions related to COVID-19. Given what we know today, to slow the spread of this...

Ohio State University Extension Opens New space inside of The Akron Urban League

Mar 07, 2020
The Ohio State University Extension of Summit County is happy to have moved into its newly constructed offices in the Akron Urban League building at 440 Vernon Odom Blvd. in Akron.  “As a land grant university...

It's Census Time - Make Black Count!

Feb 05, 2020
It’s Census Time—Make Black Count! The U.S. Census is more than just a head count – it determines how our legislative districts are drawn, voting power in our communities, and how $675 billion in federal...

Studio Why Not Your Hair Opens for Business

Jan 28, 2020
When Fannette Morris came to the Akron Minority Business Assistance Center housed right here in the Akron Urban League, she had a vision of opening up her salon on Copley Road and making an impact on this...

Akron Urban League CEO elected to Civic Board of The Fund For Our Economic Future

Dec 20, 2019
From The Fund of Our Economic Future -  December 12 -- what a day for our Fund! Gathered at Ariel International Center in Cleveland, members elected a slate of eight new board members—the culmination of more...

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