National Urban League Conference AUGUST 1-4


Join us in Columbus for four power-packed days, as thought leaders and influencers in business, politics, entertainment and community activism convene to address the digital revolution. More than 20,000 people are expected to attend the nation’s largest annual civil rights conference, August 1-4 at the Columbus Convention Center.

Conference Highlights

“Save Our Cities: Powering the Digital Revolution” will explore the role of cutting-edge technology in every aspect of today’s social and economic landscape, and bring together leading digital innovators in business and industry, government, community and the arts to confront the nation’s challenges and chart a path to success.

Speakers for the 2018 National Urban League Conference include Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer for Facebook, and Tarana Burke, Founder of the #MeToo Movement. U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty (Ohio’s 3rd District) and Former Mayor of Columbus Michael B. Coleman are among several other distinguished speakers scheduled.

And don’t miss an unforgettable performance from Fantasia at the Whitney M. Young Jr. Awards Gala.

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Welcome Reception
Volunteer Opportunities
Community & Family Day
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