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Local Civil Rights attorney hired to lead new Center for Social Justice

Urban League Building. Photo provided by Facebook Contributed by Urban Leagueof Southwest Ohio The Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio…

Urban League to establish Social Justice Center with $1M from board chair and wife

By Dan Yount The Cincinnati Herald  The Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio announced June 22 the organization would establish…

African American Chamber and MORTAR announce minority business emergency assistance fund

The Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) and MORTAR, a resource hub for urban entrepreneurs,…

Councilmember Kearney announces #CincyBuyBlackThursdays

By Anthony B. Johnson Policy Director Office of Councilwoman  Jan-Michele Kearney Councilmember Jan-Michele Kearney announced #CincyBuyBlackThursdays, a public campaign calling…

Urban League calls for nominations for Glorifying the Lions induction

70th anniversary Lions 2019 inductees are, from left, Richard “Dick” Rosenthal, Patricia “Pat” Meadows, Morleen “Moe” Rouse and Dr. Ralph P. Brown, with Chara Fisher Jackson (past UL interim president and CEO).…

Cincinnati Preschool Promise names new executive director/CEO

By Laura Carr  Herald Contributor  Chara Fisher Jackson was named by the Cincinnati Preschool Promise Board of Managers as the…

Urban League ready to celebrate 70 years of transforming lives

By Dhana Donaldson The Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio announced the 2019 Journey Award Honorees who will be recognized…

Urban League celebrates 70th anniversary at largest luncheon

From left are Richard “Dick” Rosenthal, former president and owner of F&W Publishing Corp., Patricia Meadows, retired executive director of…

It’s not goodbye

Donna Jones Baker, retiring president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Southwest Ohio, waves to the packed ballroom…

Urban League’s Sheila Mixon inducted into Women of Color Foundation Hall of Fame

From left are Women of Color Foundation Founder/Executive Producer Alexandria Boone, honoree Sheila A. Mixon of Cincinnati, and WEWS News…