Message From Our President

Message From Our President

YOUR URBAN LEAGUE (HI)STORY

  • by HAUL
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018

(http://www.myurbanleaguestory.org) Just last month we celebrated Black History Month across the country. I got a chance to participate and experience several memorable celebrations geared to remind us of those that sacrificed to afford us the privileges we have today. Many dramatic events occurred that became what we have come to know as part of our history, good or bad, t ..

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With Your Support Anything is Possible!

  • by HAUL
  • Thursday, January 04, 2018

The year 2017 will lasts in our memory banks for many years to come. Many of those memories dealt with heartbreak and disaster. We know so well the impact of the floods in Texas and Puerto Rico, we know of the wildfires in California and the blizzards now gripping our northern and mid-western states. Our nation in peril as our healthcare is systematically dismantled, schools under-resourced, a ..

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HAUL Helps Families Recover From Natural Disaster

  • by HAUL
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Dear Urban Leaguers, Hurricane Harvey has left an immense mark in the hearts of many Houstonians. We know many of our friends and neighbors are still in the process of recovering from this storm, which created such devastation. I am thankful that the Houston Area Urban League has been able to accomplish an extraordinary amount through our immediate recovery efforts, but as we learned through  ..

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Harvey - Operation SAFE Houston

  • by HAUL
  • Friday, September 01, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, As we move forward in the recovery of our great city, please know that the Houston Area Urban League is here to provide help and hope to those in need. We are responding in the Shelters, at Recovery Centers, and are in discussion with local and national leaders to assist in recovery. A trillion gallons of water fell from the sky beginning last Saturday. S ..

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National Urban League Statement on Charlottesville

  • by HAUL
  • Monday, August 14, 2017

If history was told right the first time, we wouldn't be experiencing the painful side effect of correction now being experienced in Charlottesville. As we become aware of the history of America, people are frustrated and disappointed..on both sides. However, there is no justification to over-demonstrate a position that leads to the senseless killing of those who have a different point of view.  ..

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National Urban League Statement on Justice Department Intent to Undo Affirmative Action in College Admissions

  • by HAUL
  • Thursday, August 03, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE K. Kim Atterbury | katterbury@nul.org (https://mailer.haul.org/owa/redir.aspx?C=90cde58b51594384a3cb87ff7d41044e&URL=mailto%3akatterbury%40nul.org) | (202) 629-5750 National Urban League Statement on Justice Department Intent to Undo Affirmative Action in College Admissions WASHINGTON, DC (August 2, 2017) – National Urban Leag ..

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The Impact of an Urban Leaguer

  • by HAUL
  • Friday, June 23, 2017

This testimony is a must read for any supporter of the Urban League. Mr. Collins was kind enough to share his story regarding the impact our work has had on his life since becoming a client and completing our Workforce Development, & Training program. As you read through this letter, try to notice the words of appreciation and expressed gratitude. This is the client's way of w ..

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State of Black America

  • by HAUL
  • Sunday, June 04, 2017

As the Houston Area Urban League approaches its 50th Year Anniversary, I reflect on the amount of work we have accomplished over the years. The Urban League has helped members of the community find jobs and opportunities for a better life for themselves and their families. However, when reviewing the equality indices presented in the State of Black America report, I am troubled  ..

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The Passing of An Urban League Legend

  • by HAUL
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Remembering Dr. Freddie Louis Frazier 1941 - 2017 (http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/houstonchronicle/obituary.aspx?n=freddie-frazier&pid=185491256&fhid=3032) Helping children learn has been the obligation of the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) for many years. We do this with our dedicated staff and a host of volunteers, funders and contractors. For years we have rel ..

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Pension solution is an economic justice issue

  • by HAUL
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Pension Solution is an Economic Justice Issue As an organization that strives to bring equity to Houston's African American community and other communities of people of color, the Houston Area Urban League, Inc. has much to ask the Texas Legislature when it comes to matters of economic justice. In this current session, one is particularly simple: Passing the Houston pension solution brought forth  ..

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