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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Hurdles & Homeownership

Brenda never likened homeownership to sports until her life became a track meet of its own. Her first event: hurdles. One by one, barriers mounted before her creating a line of obstacles. After more than ten years of service, she was laid off from her job at Humana. Unemployment benefits kicked in but the [...]


Grand[daddy] Lessons

Hailey’s love for chess led her to the Urban League. Her grandfather, Robert Mize, taught her all she knew about the game. He taught her skill, strategy, and to confidently lead in a space where she wouldn’t see many girls, so when he passed away - she was devastated. Before his passing, Mr. Mize was [...]

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