Community Events

Welcome to the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission's Community Events page! We believe that fostering a diverse and inclusive community involves not only policy and advocacy but also active engagement and dialogue with our residents. We believe in bringing our community together, celebrating our differences, and promoting understanding and respect in every event we participate in.
 

Upcoming Events

 


Legal Aid Society Upcoming Clinics

LAS Clinics


Description: The Legal Aid Society is offering free clinics covering various topics for individuals needing help understanding their issue, understanding their rights, as well as providing basic legal information. The topics covered for each clinic are: Small Claims, Taxes, Debt Defense, and Student Loans. The Legal Aid Society provides free civil legal help to individuals and families with incomes are at or below 125% to 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. Their services are accessible to all clients, including those with special needs and/or Limited English Proficiency. Clients must register first and be income-eligible for Legal Aid’s services. Clinic is limited to 10 registrants. To register, call the intake line at (502) 584-1254

  • Date & Time: Depends on clinic of interest
  • Location: 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd. Suite 300 Louisville, KY, 40202
  • Register: (502)584-1254
     

Know Your Rights: Fair Rights Friday

Know Your Rights


Description: Have you been discriminated against? The Human Relations Commission's Investigation Unit will be at the South Central Regional Library to provide information and help to visitors who want to learn more about their protections under Federal and Local statutes regarding housing and employment discrimination. Come meet our dedicated HRC team ready to empower you with knowledge and support.  

  • Date: February 16, 2024
  • Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Location: 7300 Jefferson Blvd, Louisville, KY

LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace

LGBTDiscriminationPresent


Description: The HRC is collaborating with Queer Kentucky for our Joint Innovation Collaboration event with the EEOC and the KY SBDC in Louisville to provide presentations regarding personal pronoun sensitivity and discrimination in the workplace for the LGBT community. We urge Human Resource managers, business owners, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) staff to attend and participate in this great opportunity to empower and educate the community and their businesses. 

  • Date: March 26, 2024
  • Time: 9:30am - 11:30am
  • Location: 1300 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd, Louisville, KY 40203
     

2024 Dr. Ralph de Chabert Trustees I.E. Awards

Juneteenth Awards


Description: On June 19, 2024 the Dr. Ralph De Chabert Trustees of Inclusive Equity Awards is being held at the Old Walnut Street Family Strengthening Center to honor six individuals/companies for their advancement of inclusion and equity in our community. To nominate a champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion click the link below or scan the QR code. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 29, 2024. We are looking forward to celebrating the champions in our community with you on June 19 from 5pm to 8pm. See you there!

  • Date: June 19, 2024
  • Nomination Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: 1300 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd
  • Link: Nomination Form
     

Past Events
 

2024

A Night of Remembrance

Night of Remembrance


Description: The community-wide “Night of Remembrance” will give a respectful, solemn commemoration of Louisville’s 2023 victims of violence. Violence is a community issue that affects public health because it affects everyone. Please save this date and join this community as we all remember.

  • Date: January 05, 2024
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Location: 620 Lampton Street, Louisville, KY

MSD - Can You Dig It?

Can you dig it?


Description: On Thursday, Jan 18, 2024 Louisville MSD is presenting its upcoming projects and opportunities for 2024 at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage from 9am-12pm. Register with the link below to learn about the improvements coming to Louisville from MSD's Procurement, Supplier Diversity, and Community Benefits offices. Hope to see you there!

  • Date: January 18, 2024
  • Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Location: 1701 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, Louisville, KY 40203
  • Link: Register

Woodforest Foundry Cohort Kickoff

Woodforest Foundry Kickoff


Description: On January 23, 2024 at the Old Walnut Street Family Strengthening Center, the Woodforest Foundry Cohort Kickoff is helping aspiring entrepreneurs expand their businesses by giving them a platform to network, learn, and gain insights from successful professionals. To take your business to the next level register using the link below. We hope to see you there from 6:00pm-8:00pm!

  • Date: January 23, 2024
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: 1300 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd
  • Link: Register 

Construction Diversity Accelerator Program

Construction Diversity Accelerator Program


Description: Join us for the third Turner-UKonstruction Diversity Accelerator (CDA) in partnership with KY APEX Accelerator to sharpen your construction contracting skills. The University of Kentucky and our community partners are embarking on a transformative journey with unprecedented construction projects planned over the next five years. The CDA is here to equip businesses with the skills to seize these upcoming opportunities.

  • Application Deadline: 5 p.m. on January 26, 2024.
  • Classes: In-person each week from 6-8 p.m., March 5, 2024 - May 6th, 2024
  • Location: University of Kentucky
  • Link: Register

Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods: Networking Nights

Networking Night OSHN


Description: You are invited to join the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods January 31st Networking Night at the Broadway Family YMCA (1720 W. Broadway) from 6:00PM-7:30PM. Networking Nights are an opportunity to get to know some of the change-agents doing great work in Louisville. This event, we will feature guests from Guns to Gardens Louisville, A Hand Up – Community Resource Center, and SPAVA. This is a great opportunity to get plugged into violence prevention work, learn about resources, and meet others working towards a better Louisville. Food and refreshments will be served! Click the link to register!

  • Date: January 31, 2024
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Location: 1720 W. Broadway
  • Link: Register
2023

One Love Louisville Ambassador Training

WS Training


Description: The One Love Louisville Ambassador Training is a free, in-person training scheduled for December 9th, 2023.  Based off our current lineup of presenters, we will meet from 9:00am-2:00pm at Spalding University in the Republic Bank Academic Center, located at 981 S 3rd St, 40203 and lunch will be served.  We will hear from experts as they cover a range of topics including Firearm Safety, Question Persuade Refer (QPR), Stop the Bleed, and The Public Health Approach to Violence.  This training, which has been attended by over 900 people since its inception in 2017, aims to inform participants of individual and collective efforts to reduce violence in Louisville. For many of our participants, this is a gateway to get involved with our office, and our wonderful partner organizations working to curb violence in our community.  If you have ever wanted to get plugged in to this work, the Ambassador Training is a great place to start. 

  • Date: Saturday, Dec. 09, 2023
  • Time: 9:00am-2:00pm
  • Location: 981 S. 3rd St. Room 300 Louisville, KY 40203


 


Get Involved

We encourage you to join us at our upcoming events to participate in meaningful discussions, gain insights, and meet fellow community members who share our commitment to a more inclusive and equitable Louisville. Whether it's a workshop, seminar, panel discussion, or a cultural celebration, there's something for everyone.

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