Columbus Ohio Urban League Partners with Cleveland Based

January 13, 2011

Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 15, 2004

The Columbus Urban League has partnered with to provide job posting content and career resources on the Urban LeagueÂ’s website,

The move will enable the Urban League to provide easy access for its constituents to jobs specifically located in the central Ohio job market. Career development services are a core offering of the Urban League so adding a career center makes sense.

Jeremy Polley, director of career development services, said, “The alliance between the Columbus Urban League and CareerBoard is a great opportunity to expand online services the League provides. We look forward to utilizing this fantastic resource in helping the Urban League achieve our goals of job placement.”

The move also gives Columbus-area employers a new way to embrace diversity.

“What a tremendous way to enrich the workforce of Columbus,” said CareerBoard president Peter Tuttle. “Local employers now have an opportunity to get their job openings in front of a rich, diverse pool of talent that they have maybe never accessed before.”

The Columbus Urban League was founded in 1918 and is an affiliate of the National Urban League. The organization has built a reputation as a results-oriented agency, advocate of change, and a leader in the community. By building solid relationships with businesses and individuals, the League has created programs that meet the diverse needs of Columbus, while fulfilling its mission which has always been to help African Americans and disadvantaged citizens enhance their social and economic well being.

Established in 1997, and headquartered in Cleveland, CareerBoard is a network of online job sites that exclusively features local jobs for local talent. The company now serves all of Ohio, as well as Greater Detroit, Indianapolis and Louisville. For additional information, visit,, or call 877-619-JOBS.

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