The Columbus Urban League (CUL) stands as Central Ohio’s oldest and most successful family advocate. Fighting for equity and justice for nearly a century, the organization has emerged as a respected, relevant and effective force in overcoming poverty. Its coaches and experts, who come from and uniquely understand the urban community, rely on a holistic array of best practice initiatives focused on economic transformation, foundational education and family stabilization to touch and transform the lives of more than 7,000 people a year. Under the leadership of its first female CEO and president, Ms. Stephanie Hightower, the Columbus Urban League is now ranked among the top 5% of all 88 urban league affiliates across the country.