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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

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

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

Urban League hires investment director for Heritage West project; CEO speaks at Women’s March – Insider Louisville

The Louisville Urban League recently hired a director of investment for its sports complex, and its CEO gave a speech at the Women's March in Washington. The Louisville Urban League leadership was busy this past week — the social justice organization announced the hiring of a new director on Wednesday and its CEO took [...]

2019-01-24T10:02:32-04:00

UK law school graduate working to bring change to Louisville community | Features | kykernel.com

UK law school graduate Sadiqa Reynolds is bringing about change in the West End Louisville community through the Louisville Urban League. Sadiqa Reynolds is a UK law school graduate and the current president and CEO of the Louisville Urban League. Jericho Curry: Jan 14, 2019 UK law school graduate Sadiqa Reynolds is bringing about change [...]

2019-01-15T09:41:13-04:00

Interim director now permanent head of Speed Art Museum – Insider Louisville

The renovated Speed Art Museum | Courtesy of the Speed Art Museum Speed Art Museum announced Monday afternoon that Stephen Reily was dropping the qualifier "interim" and would become the director. By CAITLIN BOWLING | January 8, 2018 2:24 pm Interim director now permanent head of Speed Art Museum By CAITLIN BOWLING | January 8, 2018 2:24 pm Interim Speed [...]

2018-01-09T11:28:44-04:00

POV | West Louisville gets a boost – WDRB 41 Louisville News

WDRB 41 Louisville News Just a year ago, Louisville's West End got blindsided when the highly touted West Louisville FoodPort project was abruptly abandoned. That development - slated to occupy 24 acres around 30th and Muhammad Ali - had been projected as a major boost for one of the city's most economically-depressed areas, and many [...]

2017-10-06T23:11:17-04:00

UPDATED: Louisville Urban League chosen to develop Heritage West – Insider Louisville

The city has chosen to partner with the Louisville Urban League to redevelop a long vacant property in Louisville's Russell neighborhood. By CAITLIN BOWLING | September 19, 2017 9:50 am The city has chosen to partner with the Louisville Urban League to redevelop a long-vacant property in Louisville’s Russell neighborhood, city officials announced at a press conference Tuesday morning. The [...]

2017-09-21T17:10:58-04:00
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