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March 2019

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 [...]

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 [...]

Request For Proposals: Calling All Videographers

Request For Proposals Calling All Videographers The Louisville Urban League Derby Gala is fast approaching and we’re looking for a creative local videographer to help us document this phenomenal community event. Please see below for details. Louisville Urban League Request for Proposal (RFP) for Digital Video Production Project: Louisville Urban League Derby Gala PROJECT [...]

West Louisville chess club prepares for Queen City Chess Classic

The West Louisville Chess Club is prepping for a big regional competition. LOUISVILLE, Ky. —The West Louisville Chess Club is prepping for a big regional competition. The 18th annual Queen City Classic starts next weekend in Cincinnati. Last year, one group took home first place in its category and four students placed too. The [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

February 2019

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 [...]

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 [...]

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