Yearlings Club Series

There are many important issues addressed by this Series. Talented individuals share their expertise and help us discover solutions. But the most important voice is yours! Bring a family member, friend, or young person and join the conversation!

All sessions are held 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Yearlings Club located at 4309 W Broadway. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments are served. For additional information, please contact Clest Lanier at (502) 852-3042 or

2016-2017 Schedule

The 2016-2017 University of Louisville/Yearlings Club Forum Series will focus on important issues affecting the urban community in Louisville and communities across the region.

Fireside Chat with Mayor Greg Fischer

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 4:00-6:00p.m.
Join us for a "fireside chat" with Louisville's Mayor, the Honorable Greg Fischer as he discusses his vision for the community. Guest Moderator: Dr. Nat Irvin, II, DMA, Professor of Management, University of Louisville School of Business.

Criminal Justice: a Black Lawyer's Perspective

Sunday, October 16, 2016, 4:00-6:00p.m.

Impact of the election on Black America

Sunday, November 20, 2016, 4:00-6:00p.m.
With the election of a new president key issues of importance to Black Americans will be at the forefront, the Supreme Court makeup, pending voting rights legislation, employment and healthcare.

Annual Holiday Community Reception

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 4:00-6:00p.m.

Black History Month Program: A Salute to African America History and Culture

Sunday, January 22, 2017, 4:00-6:00p.m.

Putting Students First: Creating a Community of Learners

Sunday, February 19, 2017, 4:00-6:00p.m.
This forum will describe strategies taken by JCPS and JCTA leadership to create an environment conducive to learning.

Annual Women's History Month Program

Sunday, March 19, 2017, 4:00-6:00p.m.
The reception will recognize African American women leaders in the ministry.

Annual Community Spirit Awards Program & Reception

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 4:00-6:00p.m.