Navigating The Future

Black Advocacy and Activism

The Run Down The Austin Area Urban League hosted an engaging panel discussion on the next phase of activism and advocacy, diving into the crucial question of “Who and What is the future of Black Advocacy and Activism?” This enlightening event, held in collaboration with Black Future House, featured a distinguished panel of speakers and […]

Understanding the Mental Health Struggles of Male Student Athletes

Mental Health Struggles of Male Student Athletes

πŸ” Did You Know: Hey there, athlete! Beyond the sweat and glory of sports, you might be facing some under-the-radar mental health challenges. How do these affect your game, and who’s got your back? Men’s Mental Health: An Overlooked Realm πŸ” Did You Know: Bro, mental health support for guys like us in sports is […]

Community Value Survey: Block 16 + 18

Community Conversations

β€œThe Austin Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), a new local government corporation working on behalf of the City of Austin to advance equitable development, is working on behalf of the Urban Renewal Board to help advance the development of Blocks 16 and 18 on 11 Street (926 + 1106 E. 11th Street). Over the next few […]

Black 365 Health Fair

Now more than ever we have to find ways to stay connected to our community! Join the Austin Area Urban League and community partners on May 15th, 2021 at Huston-Tillotson University for our first-ever community health fair! Get excited for live music, kids zones, fitness classes, preventative care opportunities, food, farmers market, local favorites, and […]

It’s National Women’s Health Week

When it comes to taking steps for better health, we know it’s not always easy. Every woman has her own approach and is on her own unique personal health journey. This National Women’s Health Week, we’re asking you to think about where you are on your health journey and where you want to go. Whether […]

H.B 1925 Statewide Ban | Defend Our Unhoused!

We have been alerted to the fact that H.B. 1925, a state-wide initiative seeks to prohibit sleeping in certain places and dissolve funding to cities that do not comply. This State-wide Prop B is inhumane and shortsighted just as its local counterpart. This state-wide camping ban will continue to compound human trauma. The answer will […]