• Small Business University
    A Business Incubator for the Urban Entrepreneur
  • Housing Programs
    Providing Safe, Decent, and Affordable Housing
  • Education & Youth Development
    Pathway To Purpose

A Message From Our President

Judson Robinson III • President and CEO

Houston Area Urban League: Empowering Communities and Changing Lives for 50 Years

President John F. Kennedy once said a rising tide lifts all boats to emphasize the ideal that we all can benefit from economic development. However, as President and CEO of the Houston Area Urban League, I have learned that while we may all be on this ship together, we are not all afforded the same access to opportunity. We must work hard and be ever-vigilant in closing this gap so that all communities can thrive. When we help marginalized families own homes, provide workforce training that leads to livable wages, support literacy reading circles for disadvantaged youths and embrace entrepreneurial opportunities for small business owners, then and only then do we fulfill our national promise of shared prosperity – and lift all boats.

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Economic Development

Workforce Development & Training and Economic Development – is designed to help families become economically stable.

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Housing and Social Services

The goal of the Houston Area Urban League Housing Department is to provide safe, decent, and affordable housing to low-income families in the community.

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Education Support Services

The HAUL “Pathway To Purpose” program is designed to promote educational, social and emotional development of children and their families.

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The mission of the Houston Area Urban League is to enable African Americans and other minorities to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.

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