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Project CommUNITY: Community Conversation

Updated: 4:48 PM EDT Apr 21, 2019 Caray Grace, Reporter LOUISVILLE, Ky. —WLKY’s Caray Grace has an honest discussion about racism with local leaders, including Rashaad Abdur-Rahman, Director, Office of Safe & Healthy Neighborhoods; Marian R. Vasser, Director of Diversity Education & Inclusive Excellence, UofL; Dr. Shannon Cambron, School of Social Work Chair, Spalding [...]

2019-04-22T08:52:47-04:00

Louisville police face heat after black teen’s traffic stop

Louisville Police Chief Steve Conrad will be asked to provide proof to city officials that traffic stops in high-crime neighborhoods reduce violence. Andrew Wolfson, Louisville Courier Journal Published 6:46 a.m. ET April 5, 2019 Civil rights leaders and several Metro Council members said Thursday they were enraged by a traffic stop in which a [...]

2019-04-05T15:31:18-04:00

Louisville police criticized for handcuffing black teen for wide turn

1 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE VIEWED A VIDEO OF A LOUISVILLE TRAFFIC STOP ON YOUTUBE. MANY SAID IT SHOWS EXACTLY WHY MINORITIES DISTRUST LAW ENFORCEMENT. Andrew Wolfson, Louisville Courier Journal Published 7:46 a.m. ET April 4, 2019 | Updated 6:56 a.m. ET April 5, 2019 He was homecoming king at Central High School and had just [...]

2019-04-05T09:55:02-04:00

Stand by Me

The rate at which black women are dying unnecessary deaths, suffering through unreasonable surgeries, and incurring outrageous medical debt is inexcusable. The Louisville Urban League Community Health Program continues to stand in the gap and advocate for those who experience inequalities in healthcare. Ms. Lori Williams became an Urban League client after losing her [...]

2019-03-27T10:44:10-04:00

Louisville remains stagnant in comparison to peer cities

A new report shows Louisville has remained stagnant since the city-county merger in comparison to peer cities. Updated: 5:22 PM EDT Mar 26, 2019 Caray Grace A new report shows Louisville has remained stagnant since the city-county merger in comparison to peer cities. The study by the Greater Louisville Project measured education, 21st-century jobs, [...]

2019-03-27T14:44:51-04:00

Request For Proposals: Calling All Videographers

Request For Proposals Calling All Videographers The Louisville Urban League Derby Gala is fast approaching and we’re looking for a creative local videographer to help us document this phenomenal community event. Please see below for details. Louisville Urban League Request for Proposal (RFP) for Digital Video Production Project: Louisville Urban League Derby Gala PROJECT [...]

2019-03-13T14:27:20-04:00

West Louisville chess club prepares for Queen City Chess Classic

The West Louisville Chess Club is prepping for a big regional competition. LOUISVILLE, Ky. —The West Louisville Chess Club is prepping for a big regional competition. The 18th annual Queen City Classic starts next weekend in Cincinnati. Last year, one group took home first place in its category and four students placed too. The [...]

2019-03-11T10:13:23-04:00

Fischer Says City Will Stop Work On Bond-Funded Projects

Last week in an 18 to 8 vote, Council members tabled approval of an ordinance that would authorize bonds for public projects, citing budget concerns. POLITICS March 10, 2019 Mayor Greg Fischer is condemning a recent Metro Council vote to suspend bond payments for capital projects and said in response, the city would stop [...]

2019-03-11T10:06:54-04:00

National Bar Association selects Sadiqa Reynolds, Esq. for National Award

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Sarah Graves Development Associate Louisville Urban League 502-681-4411 [email protected] N E W S R E L E A S E National Bar Association selects Sadiqa Reynolds, Esq. for National AwardLouisville, KY, March 8, 2019— On March 9, 2019, Sadiqa N. Reynolds, Esq. will be honored by the National Bar Association [...]

2019-03-08T13:50:35-04:00
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