August 2018

Columbus hosts NUL Conference: Full Coverage

Your Columbus Urban League welcomed the nation’s largest annual civil-rights event to town this August. Check out some of the coverage below:

CUL President & CEO Stephanie Hightower’s Column: Tech access can bridge social and economic gaps
Columbus ascends the national stage this summer as we host the National Urban League Conference August 1-4. With headliners like Sheryl Sandberg from Facebook and Tarana Burke from #metoo, we can influence whether technology bridges the digital divide or simply widens the gap between people of different incomes and racial backgrounds. READ MORE

Other Highlights:

Finding Hope at the New Huntington Empowerment Center

CUL shows off Empowerment Center, one day before hosting National Conference 

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg announces partnership & talks pay gap

Conference focuses on digital revolution & unemployment

Panel says tackling poverty key to minority educational success

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