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Statement on CCS Levy & ENC letter

October 3, 2023 Yesterday, members of the Equity Now Coalition (ENC) Executive Committee released a letter expressing their personal views about the proposed Columbus City Schools levy. The following is […]

Statement on Supreme Court decision

June 29, 2023 The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that universities cannot include racial considerations as part of their student admissions policies. The following is a statement from Stephanie Hightower, […]

Dispatch: Columbus Urban League receives $3 million from JPMorgan Chase for minority entrepreneur program

See other coverage at By Eric Lagatta A new initiative headed by the¬†Columbus Urban League¬†to support Black and minority-owned businesses will get a multi-million boost in funding from¬†JPMorgan Chase. […]

BizFirst: JPMorgan Chase investing $3 million in Columbus Urban League’s Accelerate Her initiative

See other coverage at By¬†Amanda Tonoli JPMorgan Chase is investing $3 million to help launch the Columbus Urban League’s Accelerate Her initiative, a program that aims to support women […]

Spectrum News: J.P. Morgan Chase announces plan to invest millions into Columbus Black woman owned businesses

See other coverage at BY¬†JAMILAH MUHAMMAD COLUMBUS, Ohio ‚ÄĒ According to the¬†American Express Woman Owned Business Report, Black women are the fastest growing demographic of entrepreneurs in the U.S. […]

New program eases access to social services

Courtesy of NBC4 By Jonathan Jackson September 28, 2022 Sixteen social service groups across Franklin County are combining their resources toward a new online initiative called Community Information Exchange. The […]

Columbus’ Rise Innovation Center to launch a hub for human service providers

Courtesy of WOSU September 26, 2022 The Rise Innovation Center¬†in Columbus is set to launch a Community Information Exchange to bring folks in need of human services and its providers […]

Columbus Urban League assistance for AEP customers closed after 24 hours due to high demand

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch By Micah Walker June 23, 2022 As American Electric Power continues to roll out its $1 million contribution to help those who were financially affected […]

Franklin County program graduates first all-women class learning construction skills

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch By Micah Walker May 22, 2022 Courtney Grisby and Cynthia Hard sat side by side in the basement of Teamsters Local 413 earlier this month, […]

Columbus Chamber to expand its program supporting Black-owned businesses

Courtesy of Columbus Business First By Hayleigh Colombo April 7, 2022 The Columbus Chamber of Commerce is more than doubling its relatively new program to provide chamber membership and support […]