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Relive Empowerment Day 2023

See videos from the 48th annual event, focusing on Community, Unity & Legacy, now at cul.org/empower.

We are US. Join Us Today!

As seen on TV, what we experience is NOT who we are. Let’s believe in our strengths and dreams, and invest in our gifts and potential. There are many ways to Join US: Give, Volunteer, Sign Up for Services

Emergency Rental Assistance 

At your Columbus Urban League we are working to respond to the needs of those experiencing economic and financial challenges when it comes to paying their rent or mortgage. Landlords are encouraged to start this process as well. Learn More

Need Additional Housing Assistance?

Behind on your mortgage or utilities due to the pandemic? Visit our new Mortgage Assistance Page.
Think you’ve been a victim of housing discrimination? Visit our Fair Housing Page.


The 105-year-old Columbus Urban League (CUL) is an advocate and resource for Black and urban communities that is dedicated to growing wealth, education, earning power and small businesses while also supporting strong families. Driven to advance racial equity and social justice, CUL has distinguished itself as an effective organization in numerous ways, including as one of only ten organizations to be selected for funding by One Million Black Women and by earning ranking as one of the top five percent of all 93 National Urban League affiliates.

Your CUL News Feed

  • Consumer Alert: Scammers targeting Emergency Rental Assistance recipients. What to Watch for
  • Start your Journey to Wealth with the new signature financial education program created by your coaches at CUL. Learn More
  • CUL’s Career Services team provides the tools, resources and services needed to help you advance in the workforce. Learn More
  • CUL’s Financial Empowerment Institute offers homebuyer and wealth building classes tailored to your needs. Learn More