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...

Ignite IT now accepting applications for 2020 class

Nov 12, 2019
Ignite IT is a powerful collaboration between the Akron Urban League, ConxusNEO and The Computer (TC) Workshop, with support from the KeyBank Business Boost & Build program, powered by JumpStart.  Ignite...

National Voter Registration Day Shatters Record

Oct 07, 2019
By, Peter Duncan, The Ritz Herald Get #VOTEREADY by Registering to Vote This year’s National Voter Registration Day (September 24) shattered records with an estimated 400,000 citizens registering for the first...

Akron Urban League Marketing Director is awarded '30 for the Future' award

Sep 20, 2019
On September 19, 2019, Akron Urban League's Director of Marketing, Garrick Black II was honored as a recipient of The Greater Akron Chamber's '30 for the Future' award. Thirty young professionals were...