Urban League Education Summit to Focus on College Degree Initiative

The Louisville Urban League will hold its 2012 Education Summit this weekend. President and CEO Ben Richmond says this year’s session will focus on raising awareness among African-American churches about the league’s 15K Degrees intiative. That’s the effort to have 15,000 African-Americans earn a college degree by the year 2020. It’s part of the community-wide […]

Urban League Event To Help Those Facing Foreclosure

The Louisville Urban League is sponsoring an event this week aimed at helping homeowners who are in foreclosure or facing the possibility of losing their home. The group’s Christy McCravy says the “Preserving Homeownership Fair” will allow residents to talk face-to-face with lenders and others to discuss their situation. “If their lender is not present, […]

Yarmuth Announces New Jobs Workshop

After more than 400 job seekers attended a “Build Your Skills” workshop last year, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., announced Wednesday that he would host a second set of free seminars for those seeking job opportunities. The event will offer Louisville residents who are unemployed, underemployed or looking to change careers a chance to receive […]