Fostering a relationship between employer and employee is one of the premier goals of the Akron Urban League.

Mature Black businessman at meeting

The Akron Urban League supports the corporate community’s efforts to find, advance, and retain employees by providing the following services to help create opportunities:

  • DEI & general thought leadership seminars and workshops
  • Hiring events
  • Sharing job opportunities
  • Highlighting and promoting employers that align with Akron Urban League’s mission

In return, the local corporate community supports the Akron Urban League’s mission of helping job seekers and the employed members of our community advance their careers or find quality jobs with a living wage and full benefits through collaborating on:

  • Lunch and Learns
  • Mock Interviews
  • Employment Fairs
  • Job Placements / Employment
  • Internships and Apprenticeships