Empowering Communities. Changing Lives.

Empowering Communities.
Changing Lives.

Changing Lives.


Our Core Initiatives

People reached for Get Out The Count & Get Out The Vote (2020)

Served through mentoring, academic achievement, college and career awareness, and family & community engagement.

Served through Small Business University, One on One Mentoring

Served with access to healthcare and food assistance.

Served with homebuying education, rental counseling, veterans and surviving family support.

Served with Employment & Core Skills Training, Workforce Occupational Skills.

Around the League

MacKenzie Scott

Mackenzie Scott donates $4.2M to Houston Area Urban League

HAUL First-time homebuyers workshops

First Time Home Buyers

Workforce Development Training

Workforce Training

EOD Gala Sponsorship Package 2022 (8.5 × 11 in) (Instagram Post) (1)

2022 EOD Gala

Welcome to Your Houston Area Urban League

Since 1968, we have been committed to protecting the interests of those who have been put aside, dismissed, and marginalized throughout the history of our nation. Our organization has been a symbol of resistance for everyday people. Who’s the everyday person? It’s the person trying to protect their civil rights and liberties. The person beginning their entrepreneurial journey and is looking to invigorate their local economy. It’s the person yearning to improve, in mind, body, and spirit. It's also for the person willing to advocate for the disadvantaged and underrepresented. Essentially, the League is for the entire community. We battle for the community. We uphold the community in every way possible. HAUL works to provide all those who come through our doors the power of economic self-reliance, the power of justice, education, and advocacy.


MacKenzie Scott
Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donates $4.2M Transformational Gift to Houston Area Urban League

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Brandi Ledet   713-393-8783 | bledet@haul.org    TRANSFORMATIONAL GIFT FROM PHILANTHROPIST MACKENZIE SCOTT WILL ALLOW HOUSTON AREA URBAN LEAGUE TO DRAMATICALLY EXPAND AND ENHANCE EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMS  HOUSTON, TX – (October 31, 2022) — The Houston Area Urban League today announced a transformational gift that will allow the organization to dramatically expand and enhance […]

HAUL Joins “Democracy is Me” Coalition

The time to work together as a community is long overdue. For years our organizations have worked hard to improve our communities but not always in unison with one another. The Houston Area Urban League is striving to form powerful Collaborations to help accelerate the work to save our communities. We will continue to work […]

Join the Houston Area Urban League for a FREE Virtual Financial Literacy and Mental Wellness Series each month in 2022! The next session starts Thurs. 7/21 at 10 am! Topic: Preventing Over Indebtedness and Spending Hurdles.

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