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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 [...]


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 [...]


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, [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Louisville Urban League launches senior tech program

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Louisville Urban League was awarded a $35 thousand grant from Spectrum to help fund the organization's new "#Tech Senior" program. The pilot program is part of the Urban Senior Jobs Program. It's aimed towards assisting seniors over the age of 55 prepare for new employment by helping them gain technology [...]


Spectrum grant will help put older adults to work

The pilot program is designed to help prepare those 55 and over gain technology skills. February 7, 2019 at 1:38 PM EST - Updated February 7 at 1:38 PM LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Louisville Urban League and Spectrum are teaming up to help put older adult citizens to work. Today, Spectrum awarded the [...]


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 [...]


Louisville Urban League offers free CDL training

Updated: 6:09 PM EST Jan 9, 2019 Alex Durham Reporter LOUISVILLE, Ky. —The Louisville Urban League now offers free CDL training. The first class graduated in December, and seven of the students now have jobs at TARC. There is a huge need for commercially licensed drivers in Louisville. TARC, UPS and Jefferson County Public [...]

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