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August 2019

Nearly $300K raised for west Louisville sports complex during groundbreaking

The city and the Louisville Urban League will break ground on a new sports and learning complex. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The city and the Louisville Urban League broke ground on a multimillion-dollar sports and learning complex Tuesday, and raised a lot of money for it in the process. The project will cost upwards of [...]

Thousands raised in minutes as press conference turns into fundraiser

The event turned into a major fundraiser and a little bit of a church service as stories told at the mic moved people to donate in an attempt to make real change at 30th and Muhammad Ali By Connie Leonard | August 27, 2019 at 6:40 PM EDT - Updated August 27 at 7:29 PM LOUISVILLE, Ky. [...]

‘Miracle’ On 30th Street: Urban League Breaks Ground On Sports Complex

The event was part celebration, part fundraiser, with supporters pledging nearly $300,000 in funds for the project. By the end of 2020, the Louisville Urban League plans to transform 24 acres of contaminated land in west Louisville into an indoor-outdoor track and field complex that will be a place for families and students to [...]

Louisville leaders break ground on sports, learning complex

The West End complex will have an indoor track and learning lab "that will be a keystone of the west end’s changing landscape." What started Tuesday afternoon as a groundbreaking ceremony for the Louisville Urban League Sports and Learning Complex turned out more like a church service. Underneath a tent at South 30th Street and [...]