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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+00:00

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+00:00

Statement on Police Violence in Louisville, KY

N E W S  R E L E A S E Statement on Police Violence in Louisville, KY Louisville, KY, December 19, 2018— We stand united in our frustration and determination. No longer will we stand by and allow Black and Brown people to be abused by law enforcement. We have repeatedly examined the [...]

2018-12-20T09:12:15+00:00

18-12-07 Annual Luncheon Speech – Sadiqa N. Reynolds – YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7tAGbI1Ku8&feature=youtu.be The Louisville Urban League presents a formal report of its activities to the community at its Annual Report Luncheon held in December of each year. The luncheon, which traditionally reaches full-capacity seating, also features a dynamic keynote address from, Sadiqa N. Reynolds, President and CEO of the Louisville Urban League. [...]

2018-12-12T11:10:48+00:00

Paul, Yarmuth join forces to support criminal justice reform

Mark Vanderhoff, Reporter LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Two lawmakers -- often at odds with each other --are joining forces. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican, and U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, a Democrat, appeared Monday at the Louisville Urban League to support criminal justice reform. Paul and Yarmuth both want fellow Kentuckian, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to [...]

2018-12-12T12:23:03+00:00

Louisville Urban League shares 2018 impact report

Caray Grace, Reporter LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More than 300 job placements this year, over 1,000 records expunged and $7 million in new mortgages, those were some of the talking points at the 2018 Louisville Urban League Impact report luncheon. "This is a crowd of corporate leaders, people at every level in our society. I think this [...]

2018-12-13T10:23:28+00:00

National Urban League: Proposed Menthol Cigarette Ban Would Benefit African Americans’ Health | National Urban League

NEW YORK (November 13, 2018) -- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s plan to propose a ban on menthol cigarettes: “The destructive impact of menthol cigarettes on the African-American community is clear. African Americans smoke menthol cigarettes at higher [...]

2018-11-15T11:35:53+00:00

Hundreds gather outside Metro Hall to rally for stronger hate crime laws and inclusiveness – Insider Louisville

The Louisville Urban League's "Stronger Than Hate" rally united people who support stronger hate crime laws and a more inclusive community. By MICHAEL L. JONES | November 6, 2018 10:55 am Hundreds of people ignored the rain on Monday night to gather outside Metro Hall for the Louisville Urban League’s “Stronger Than Hate” rally. Billed as a [...]

2018-11-06T14:54:10+00:00

‘Stronger Than Hate’ rally promotes compassion, caring ahead of elections | whas11.com

"Love is stronger than hate. Freedom is stronger than hate. Liberty is stronger than hate." Author: Robert Bradfield Published: 11:02 PM EST November 5, 2018 Updated: 5:10 AM EST November 6, 2018 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — A rainy night couldn't dampen the message of compassion that was shared by hundreds attending a rally in downtown Louisville. "Love [...]

2018-11-06T14:05:49+00:00
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