This post was written by Jordan Fairfax, Urban Vision’s Director of Development/Camp. We are approaching one of my favorite holidays: Halloween! I enjoy that all aged people can dress up, let loose a little and come together as communities and have fun. It is a time to not take yourself that seriously and that is[…]

Leadership Akron

  Urban Vision’s Executive Director, Rodney Matthews, shares his experience with Leadership Akron. What is Leadership Akron? It’s all about area community leaders coming together to discuss important issues affecting our city. After completing the application process, I was blessed to be selected to be a part of Leadership Akron’s Class 34. I’m just one[…]


Dear Urban Vision family,   In the past week, we have once again been reminded in Charlottesville, that our world is broken. The hate for our fellow human beings because of the color of their skin just never seems to be reconciled. For some, it has remained for many years dormant so that they might[…]

Camp Urban Vision is Underway!

Today’s the day. We’ve been getting ready for this day for weeks: ordering supplies, training the staff, decorating camp rooms, making nametags. Now it’s here: the start of Camp Urban Vision! Almost 100 campers in grades K through 5th are registered for our six-week day camp. Each week has a theme and is full of[…]