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Empowering Communities. Changing Lives.     

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  • Small Business Development University

    Are you an aspiring entrepreneur in the startup or growth phase of your business cycle but just not sure on how to develop a balanced business plan for long term sustainability, certified but unable to scale to capacity, raise limited Capital, find a reliable business network or determine a strategy that will create a demand for your product and/or services? If you answered "Yes" to any one of these questions you are a prime candidate for the Houston Area Urban League's Small Business Development University program.

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  • 10 Point Journey to Peace Plan “The phenomenon we have seen in America since the announcement of the non-indictments of officers in the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner is new to a generation, but not to the nation. Young people have always helped to fuel historic social change.

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  • 1st Bi-Annual Community Education Expo

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  • 2015 Houston Area League Gala

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  • City of Houston Youth Summer Jobs Program

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  • First Time Home Buyer Workshop The First Time Homebuyers Class is designed to assist low to moderate-income families with the home buying process. Completion of this class entitles qualified families with down payment and closing cost assistance. Classes are in English and Spanish.

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  • Health Insurance Marketplace

    Houston Area Urban League Marketplace Assistance Call Center 281-220-6012 or 832-393-5423.  Enroll now in a plan that covers essential benefits, preexisting conditions, and more.  Call us today and we will help guide you through the process to health coverage that meets your needs and budget.

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  • Houston Area Urban League Contributes to Record Health Care Insurance Sign-Ups Last week, we celebrated the 5th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. The law is making a huge impact in the lives of Americans. 

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  • Houston Area Urban League Fair Housing

    The Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) and the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program have partnered to advocate and provide direct assistance to victims of fair housing and fair lending laws. HAUL will conduct group outreach and education as well as individual housing counseling. The HVLP will handle fair housing rights issues. This program serves the City of Houston and Fort Bend County. Call 281-220-6012 to make a Fair Housing claim or get more information on our Fair Housing Program.

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  • NCCER Training NCCER Construction Training Construction /Basic Apprentice Trades 
    Provides training for all types of construction trades helpers – electrician, carpenters, plumber, pipe fitters, dry wall, sheet rock, iron and metal work.

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  • Save Our Cities: Education, Jobs and Justice Representatives from the Houston Area Urban League attend the 12th Annual National Urban League on the Hill Policy Conference and State of Black America Release.  The national theme, "Save Our Cities: Education, Jobs and Justice," expresses the sense of urgency and efficiency for this year’s program. 

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  • SMART'N UP! BALCK MALE SUMMIT

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  • State Farm Tire Safety

    During this Houston Rainy Season its important to know the condition of your tires.

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  • United Way

    The Houston Area Urban League is a United Way Agency.

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  • Wells Fargo Small Business Appreciation Day

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  • Workforce Development and Training

    Employment Orientation held every Wednesday at 9:00 A.M. at 5320 Griggs Rd, Houston TX 77021

    Identify Your Ideal Career • Gain Skills in Job Readiness • Effective Job Interviewing • Strong Communication and Social Interaction • Learn New and Appropriate Coping Skills • Learn to Motivate Self and Others • Benefit from Supportive Services and Job Placement Opportunities 

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Putting safety first when host a game-day party

  • by HAUL
  • Thursday, March 19, 2015

With March Madness ahead, be sure to protect yourself if you host a game-day party at your home. While homeowners who host parties only intend for their guests to eat, drink, and have fun, sometimes incidents happen … and that can be costly to the homeowner. What if a guest slips and falls? What if a guest gets food poisoning and needs medical attention? Or has too much to  ..

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4 positive ways FHA cuts will impact mortgages

  • by HAUL
  • Thursday, January 29, 2015

The recent announcement that mortgage insurance premiums for Federal Housing Administrationmortgages will decrease from 1.35% to 0.85% is welcome news for the mortgage industry, according to a new post (http://blog.metrotrends.org/2015/01/effects-federal-housing-administrations-premium-cut/)from the Urban Institute. “Existing homeowners who refinance into an FHA mortgage will see sim ..

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Check it Out: Houston Small Business Exchange

  • by HAUL
  • Thursday, January 22, 2015

Re-Cap: Houston Small Business Exchange #CommunityPitch #EconomicDevelopment #JobCreation On behalf of our President & CEO, Mr. Judson Robinson (http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001fGkyDR4TnKsHQuamxxFSPM_bgtlKcdXGXErjIiDQeqZFBJQGbsJKRoVKAp1AKlOAqzN92MHbrsR1Q96Ecwfpt6a4fl7rhURmMSai0LzKbO52cemtaxSO-zE1gJPHCbhR), we would like to take another opportunity to say thank yo ..

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The National Urban League 8 Point Plan: Educate, Employ and Empower

  • by HAUL
  • Wednesday, November 05, 2014

In 2011, the National Urban League launched the 12-Point Jobs Plan to Put America Back to Work. In 2012, we are issuing a public call for immediate national action around the education and job-training steps necessary to achieve these goals. As a result of our long history of job training and education programs, the National Urban League understands the importance of equipping workers with a sound ..

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United Way Project Ready Guided Reading for HISD Families Pleasantville Elementary

  • by HAUL
  • Monday, November 03, 2014

As we continue our quest to help the families in Houston ISD understand differentiated instruction, to support their children and HISD with students becoming strategic, independent readers, HAUL engaged 229 parents, guardians, grandparents and children last night at Pleasantville Elementary with engaging, appropriate text for successful and rapid growth to help their children become indep ..

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