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Louisville Urban League Announces First New President/CEO in Nearly Three Decades

SadiqaReynoldsThe Louisville Urban League today announced the selection of Sadiqa Reynolds as LUL’s president and CEO effective on October 1, 2015.  With more than a decade of experience, Ms. Reynolds has served as Chief for Community Building in the Office of the Louisville Mayor since 2011 and becomes the eighth person and first woman to lead the Louisville Urban League since it was established in 1921. 

Ms. Reynolds replaces the Urban League’s long-time head, Ben Richmond, who is in his 29th year as its president/CEO and announced in January 2015 his plan to retire. Her selection is the result of a national search conducted by the Louisville Urban League and certification by the National Urban League.  

In her position within the Office of the Mayor, Ms. Reynolds has provided leadership to eight metro departments, overseeing approximately 1,400 employees and a combined budget of more than $100 million. 

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2015 EDUCATION SUMMIT

2015EducationSummit-SavetheDateLOUISVILLE URBAN LEAGUE IS ASKING EVERYONE TO “STAND UP, STAND TOGETHER, STAND STRONG FOR EDUCATION” 

The Louisville Urban League, longtime advocate and leader in youth development and education, presents the 2015 Education Summit on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Central High School Magnet Career Academy, 1130 West Chestnut Street from 9 am-1 pm.  The Summit will be a fun, festive energetic atmosphere equipped with tools to empower students, parents, educators and supporters.  Dr. Donna Hargens, Superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools will provide the keynote address at the Education Summit.

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OVER 50 EMPLOYERS LOOKING TO HIRE AT CAREER EXPO ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24th

 Employers and job seekers have the opportunity to connect at the 12th Annual Community Career Expo Jeffersontown on Wednesday, June 24th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Jeffersontown Community Center, 10617 Taylorsville Road. The Expo will have over 50 local employers actively recruiting for a diverse array of jobs currently open and projected to be open in the coming months.  The types of positions range from entry-level to production to management and professional in multiple industry sectors. In addition, educational institutions will be recruiting potential students for advanced education and certificate programs in high demand industries, such as healthcare, information technology, and construction.

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REPUBLIC BANK SUPPORTS THE URBAN LEAGUE

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Steve Trager, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Republic Bank and Trust Company resently delivered their annual support check to Ben Richmond, President/CEO of the Louisville Urban League.  Republic Bank and Trust is a long standing supporter of the Urban League.

 

 
LUL HIRES NEW WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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The Louisville Urban League is pleased to announce that Tera N. West has been named the Director of its Center for Workforce Development.  In the position Tera is responsible for overseeing the Center’s programs designed to help individuals obtain a job or a better career opportunity through Employment search assistance, Career counseling, Job skills training, Job placement referrals and Post-placement support. 

“I am looking forward to assisting folks from all walks of life,” says Tera of her new job at the Urban League. “I also want to grow the Center’s programs to provide even more help to those who need it most.” 

Tera is no stranger to the Urban League, having worked as an LUL Career Coach and Community Outreach Specialist earlier in her career. 

Her public service includes serving as a Board member of the Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership, a member of the Community Impact Cabinet of Metro United Way, and an instructor for the Lincoln Foundation-Whitney Young Scholars Program. 

Tera has a degree in Business Management as well as a Masters degree in Business Administration from Kent State University.

To find out more about how the Center for Workforce Development can assist those needing career assistance and support, contact Tera at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  

 
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