Columbus Urban League Columbus Launches New American Community Effort By Mike Foley • May 12, 2017 The City of Columbus is taking additional steps to build on its status as a welcoming community to immigrants and refugees. Exploring Ways To Reduce Franklin County's Rate Of Evictions By Mike Foley • May 11, 2017 Wednesday's Columbus Metropolitan Club forum focused on Franklin County's eviction rate, which is the highest in the state. Exploring Local Connections Between Racism And Homelessness By Mike Foley • Nov 30, 2016 us.thinkt3.com Advocates for the homeless and social service groups held a forum yesterday on the connection between racism and homelessness. Forum Panel Shows Division Over Columbus Schools Ballot Issues By Alison Holm • Oct 30, 2013 Issues 50 and 51 on the ballot this fall for the Columbus City Schools have been unprecedented, both in the size and the scope of the plans, and in the amount of passion they have inspired for and against. Former Columbus Urban League Official Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud and Identity Theft By Mike Foley • Sep 13, 2013 55-year-old Ovell Harrison served as Director of Education Services between 2004 and 2010.