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 [...]
The 2019 Louisville Urban League Derby Gala will feature Grammy Award winner, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds.
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Louisville Urban League is trying to raise $20 million by the end of the year
The Louisville Urban League is getting a new grant to help build a state-of-the-art sports and learning complex in west Louisville.
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 [...]
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 [...]