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AEP Outage Response

We are sorry to share that due to overwhelming demand, we are unable to take additional requests for assistance at this time. If you completed a request, please Click Here

Parent Enrichment Program supports the whole family

Learn about a new program that offers coordinated cohort experiences for both youth and their parents. Learn More

Need Housing Assistance?

Behind on rent or utilities? See how we can help with Emergency Rental Assistance.
Think you’ve been a victim of housing discrimination? Visit our Fair Housing Page.

HerStory Makers — Women’s Celebration 2022

HerStory Makers 2022 recognized the contributions and experiences of Black women leaders here in Central Ohio. Watch Recap Here



Your Columbus Urban League has led Central Ohio’s racial and economic equity movement for more than a century. Our culturally authentic, integrated services achieve family stability and economic mobility, with more than 70,000 client interactions in 2021 alone. Thousands more now seek our help to survive health, economic and racist devastation. We relentlessly work for:

RECOVERY – emergency relief that keeps families in housing and businesses flourishing

REFORM – policies that eliminate systemic racism

RESILIENCY – coaching that boosts individual earning power while leveling the economic playing field for black communities

Click to see our impact over the past two years

Your CUL News Feed

  • Summer Youth Initiatives are now live. Learn more & start the registration process before it’s too late. Start Here
  • Get the tools, resources and services you need to advance in the workforce, from CUL’s Career Services. Learn More
  • Start your Journey to Wealth with CUL’s Financial Empowerment Institute. New classes available! Learn More
  • Looking to start or advance your business? Our Minority Small Business Resiliency Initiative and Columbus MBAC office have you covered. Start Here