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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 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

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

45 organizations call on legislators to pull HB 3

To the Members of the Kentucky General Assembly: We, the 45 undersigned organizations, voice our STRONG opposition to House Bill 3. We, the undersigned, voice our strong opposition to House Bill 3. HB 3 would erect costly and complex barriers that take away vital food, health care and financial assistance from children and families [...]

2019-03-01T10:47:26-04:00

The Louisville Urban League Is Growing Stronger

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Lyndon Pryor [email protected] (502) 585-4622 N E W S  R E L E A S E The Louisville Urban League Is Growing Stronger Louisville, KY, January 16, 2018—We are pleased to announce that Christina Shadle will be joining the [...]

2019-01-18T12:23:27-04:00

People to watch in 2019: These leaders can shape Louisville

Courier Journal staffPublished 6:51 a.m. ET Dec. 27, 2018 | Updated 9:05 a.m. ET Dec. 27, 2018 As we look ahead to 2019, keep an eye on these people who could help shape Louisville, the state and our image. We saw brutal fights over the state pension system in 2018, wholesale changes in administrationand coaching at the University of Louisville, [...]

2018-12-27T10:47:58-04:00
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