The Louisville Urban League is participating in Give Local Louisville, a 24 hour online giving day that supports local non profits in our community. On September 15th the Community Foundation of Louisville and its partners have provided this incredible opportunity for people to support the League and other non profits.
Oprah Winfrey summed up the essence of change when she penned these simple words in one of her most popular novels, “step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” We all have burdens and are all tasked with daily decisions. These decisions, at [...]
State Farm agents from across Louisville joined Louisville Urban League staff to present a gift of $10,000 to support the Louisville Urban League's Financial Empowerment Center. The Louisville Urban League's unique approach to moving individuals and families from financial instability to self-sufficiency and wealth building takes a comprehensive approach. Through our demonstrated success in [...]
Greater Louisville Arts is seeking input from residents of the region to develop a master plan for the arts. The plan will aim to identify and mobilize our regional arts and cultural resources, to help us enhance quality of life, spur economic development, and advance cultural tourism. Your input is critical and will help to [...]
Join Louisville Grows and Kentucky State University for 4 hands-on gardening workshops 8/13! Let's grow together!
This summer, the youth of the Louisville Urban League Youth Development and Education Program, Project Ready, have been preparing to compete in the National Urban League's Case Competition. Their proposal titled RootED, focused on revitalizing communities by converting abandoned lot space into community gardens. Wednesday July 13, 2016 they competed and earned the First Place [...]
The Louisville Urban League in conjunction with Humana, would like to introduce Louisville to our newest health initiative Targeting the 4 West Louisville Zones of Hope neighborhoods (Russell, California, Parkland, and Shawnee), "It starts with me!" This initiative is our effort to connect health services, activities, and education to those most in need. Over the [...]
One Book Louisville is a community reading program – presented by the Louisville Urban League and the Louisville Free Public Library – that is challenging our city to read and discuss the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson. You can join the city-wide conversation by commenting on this blog, joining [...]