Message From Our President

Message From Our President

United – Not Divided It's time to Talk

  • by HAUL
  • Monday, October 07, 2019

Next August, the National Urban League is coming to Houston Texas to host their annual conference and have a discussion on the state of our affairs in America. The timing could not be better. We have a tremendous city of opportunity and energy we can’t wait for our visitors to experience! Downtown has been revitalized and many will experience the great venues we have and will likely  ..

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President Thanks Supporters of Equal Opportunity Day GALA

  • by HAUL
  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Thank you for supporting this year’s Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) Gala (http://www.haul.org/2019%20EOD%20GALA%20SPONSORS%20FOR%20WEBSITE.pdf). Many have come to believe this event is merely a party and an opportunity to dress up. That could not be further from the truth. Yes, we took the time to recognize some outstanding current women leaders as well as some trailblazing legacies that ..

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Urban League Ecosystem: Launchpad for Minority Entrepreneurs

  • by HAUL
  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) believes that everyone in our community should have the chance to move forward in economic and educational status, no matter where they started out in life. This is the foundation of our mission as we strive to make a difference in the lives of those seeking equality. Through your support, we have been able to do this through educational programs, housing progr ..

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Civil Rights Leaders Call for Full Examination of Kavanaugh’s Record

  • by HAUL
  • Sunday, August 19, 2018

Supporters of the Urban League: Looking at a person's history is a good indication of their future. Not always the case... However, when tracking the philosophical ideology of a person that could be responsible for making decisions that will impact generations of Americans for decades to come, we must turn to their record. As a 501 C3 non-partisan organization, we do n ..

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

  • by HAUL
  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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 commun ..

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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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