Message From Our President

Message From Our President

You Can Impact - "State of Black America"

  • by HAUL
  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020

You Can Impact “The State of Black America” (https://nul.org/event/state-black-america ) My Father was the first African American to serve on the Houston City Council since Reconstruction. That means in 1970 when he was elected, no Black had served in the previous one hundred years prior to his election. What a bold and audacious concept that he could do such an amazing feat ..

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"Dealing with a Pandemic Within a Pandemic: How Coronavirus and Police Brutality and Social Injustice Impact African American Communities"

  • by HAUL
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020

“Dealing with a Pandemic Within a Pandemic: How Coronavirus and Police Brutality and Social Injustice Impact African American Communities” As protests over police brutality continue in cities across the United States and around the world, this is an extraordinary moment of pain for the nation, especially for African Americans who are bearing the brunt of t ..

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Statement from the Leadership of the Urban League Movement

  • by HAUL
  • Monday, June 01, 2020

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial, alongside the President & CEO of the Houston Area Urban League, Judson W. Robinson, joined with Urban League affiliate leaders from around the country, issued the following statement in response to the civil unrest sweeping the nation: Our communities are overwhelmed with grief. We are heartsic ..

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NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE CONFERENCE, NATION’S PREMIER CIVIL RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENT, WON’T TAKE PLACE IN HOUSTON IN 2020

  • by HAUL
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Megan Bryant 281-649-9595 | megan@gilbcomm.com NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE CONFERENCE, NATION’S PREMIER CIVIL RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENT, WON’T TAKE PLACE IN 2020 HOUSTON (MAY 19, 2020) – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today announced that the League’s anticipated 2020 Conferenc ..

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The Journey to Sustainability

  • by HAUL
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The Houston Area Urban League (Urban League) is committed to doing everything we can to keep our clients, staff, volunteers and supporters out of harm’s way during this Coronavirus crisis. To that end, the Urban League is modifying its approach to meeting our community’s needs. We know there will come a time in the very near future that people will seek information regarding employme ..

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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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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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