Entries by Karla Coleman

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2020 Resources for Small Businesses

Type Organization Resource Website Business Development Aventi Academy of Entrepreneurship Aventi Enterprises, LLC offers consulting, coaching and training for emerging CEOs and leaders of nonprofits. Aventi focuses its efforts on the development of women and minority-owned businesses and entrepreneurial support organizations by way of community partnerships and online education. Through an extensive network, Aventi helps […]


COCDF Advisory Board Member Jasmine Ayres Appointed to City’s Workgroup to Structure a Civilian Police Review Board

For Immediate Release July 1, 2020   City Engages Independent Investigator, Law firm to Investigate Police Response to Protests Community Leaders Named to Form Civilian Review Board   Mayor Andrew J. Ginther announced the hiring of two independent entities to handle investigations into Columbus Division of Police responses to recent protests. The independent law firm […]

Press Release: Celebration of Fatherhood Food Drive Brings 1,000 To-Go Meals to Columbus Families Impacted by COVID-19

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbus Urban League partners with Bread of Life Food Pantry to bring Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley’s vision to life; help local families celebrate Father’s Day with a hot meal COLUMBUS – When Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley decided to donate $200,000 to help five communities around the country hit […]


Volunteers Unload Food for the Community at the Bread of Life Food Pantry on Saturday

Great team effort this Saturday with various corporate/community partnerships and an impressive showing from the Urban Scouts Group. Over 1500 packages of Mac & Cheese received! Kudos to Columbus Urban League, COTA, Bob Evans, North Linden Area Commission, Mike Conley Foundation, Community of Caring Development Foundation, and membership of New Salem Church. (Photos by Paige C. […]

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Mike Conley Donates $200,000 to Five Communities in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Supports programs in Utah, Memphis, Columbus, Indianapolis, and Arkansas Community of Caring Development Foundation to partner with Columbus Urban League to facilitate outreach (May 20, 2020) – In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley has donated $200,000 to benefit the communities that helped shape him and the state he currently […]

Government HR Position Openings for Recent Graduates

If you graduated after June 30, 2018, and before June 30, 2020, pay close attention! There are two HR positions available with the Federal Government for graduates and multiple other vacancies in need of hires. The Direct Hire Authority Job Opportunity Announcement (JOA) for Human Resources Specialist (R&P) and Human Resources Specialist (Employee Benefits), GS-0201-7 […]

OSU’s Free Community Care Kits Available May 13 at New Salem

Wednesday, May 13, 2 to 7 p.m. *or while supplies last New Salem Baptist Church 2956 Cleveland Ave. Columbus, OH 43224 Building and supporting healthy communities is a key mission for The Ohio State University and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Vulnerable populations may experience disproportionately negative effects during the COVID-19 pandemic and […]