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ACLU Kentucky hopes to shine light on juvenile justice reform

ACLU Kentucky hopes to shine light on juvenile justice reform By Taylor Durden | April 17, 2019 at 12:00 AM EDT - Updated April 17 at 1:15 AM LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The ACLU of Kentucky is hoping to debunk myths and educate the community on juvenile justice reform. “The main important thing is to figure out [...]

2019-05-07T15:34:02-04:00

Women of distinction share advice for success at Louisville forum – Insider Louisville

A panel discussion organized by AARP Kentucky featured women of distinction offering advice on how to succeed in business and in life. WFPL’s Jean West moderated a panel discussion at “Louisville’s Leading Ladies,” a forum organized by AARP Kentucky. The panelists, from left to right, were Jackie Ford, Rita Phillips, Sadiqa Raynolds and Grace [...]

2019-03-21T16:43:17-04:00

Louisville Urban League moving forward with sports and learning complex

The $35 million state-of-the-art complex is planned for 30th Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, in the Russell neighborhood of Louisville. By Taylor Durden | March 19, 2019 at 11:12 PM EST - Updated March 19 at 11:32 PM LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Louisville Urban League is moving forward with plans to turn a 24 acre vacant [...]

2019-03-21T12:56:24-04:00

How Will Changes In West Louisville Affect Residents?

The neighborhoods of west Louisville have faced years of disinvestment and neglect; will several planned new investments bring revitalization? A new YMCA, a track and field complex, the expansion of Waterfront Park and more development are coming to neighborhoods in Louisville’s West End. The area has faced years of disinvestment and neglect, so how will these new investments [...]

2019-03-12T10:25:39-04:00

Louisville Urban League honors black community leaders with unique portraits

The portraits were created by local artist Jaylin Stewart. By Becca Gibson | February 26, 2019 at 12:57 AM EST - Updated February 26 at 12:57 AM LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Louisville Urban League celebrated black history month by unveiling portraits of six black community leaders on Monday. But the honorees weren’t chosen at random. They [...]

2019-02-26T10:46:58-04:00

Louisville Urban League offers free tax preparation’s with 2nd annual Taxathon

February 8, 2019 On Friday, the Louisville Asset Building Coalition hosted its second annual Taxathon for low-income families. Volunteers provided free tax service at the Louisville Urban League. In 48 hours, they booked all 240 spots for the two-day event. They also have several other organizations and resources available to help people be responsible [...]

2019-02-12T11:37:05-04:00

Louisville is renaming its airport after Muhammad Ali

Now his name will be among the first things visitors and travelers see when they fly into his beloved hometown. City officials announced Wednesday that Louisville International Airport will be renamed after the boxer and humanitarian often called "the Greatest."The new name: Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport."Muhammad Ali belonged to the world, but he only had [...]

2019-01-17T10:54:35-04:00

Urban League shy of $3 million goal, but lands $250,000 matching gift for track project – Insider Louisville

Urban League shy of $3 million goal, but lands $250,000 matching gift for track project By JOE SONKA | January 8, 2019 10:15 am The Louisville Urban League will spearhead the track and field facility project. | Courtesy of Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government The Louisville Urban League fell short of its ambitious 30-day goal to match the $3 [...]

2019-01-08T10:46:39-04:00

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 house [...]

2018-12-07T11:14:24-04:00
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