be at Heart of the empowerment Movement
The auxiliary group known as the Urban League Austin Area Urban League Guild is a chapter National Council of Urban League Guilds and has been an integral part of the National Urban League movement since 1946. The “Guild” was established to act as a link to enhance local affiliates in program implementation and financial support. The Austin Area Urban League Guild was charted in 1977-1998. The AAUL Guild was reactivated on June 9, 2012. The mission of the Austin Area Urban League Guild is to support the local affiliate by strengthening its presence in the community through fundraising, community service, leadership development, and public relations.
The National Council of Urban League Guilds is comprised of volunteer auxiliaries of the National Urban League. Started in New York City in 1942 by Mrs. Mollie Moon, the National Council of Guilds is divided into affiliate Guild chapters across four regions nation wide. Guild members are considered to be the heart and soul of the Urban League Movement and contribute thousands of volunteer hours annually.
Our Mission is to give back
The Guild’s goals and objectives support service in the areas of fundraising and community service. Members are typically 55 years of age and older. AAUL “Guilders” volunteer and serve the League through raising both funds and the public’s awareness of the Austin/Central Texas historic civil service organization. Guild members also play a pivotal role in connecting the Urban League to the community.
Guild members are actively involved with:
- Event Planning
- Social and Civic Engagement
- Health and Wellness Outreach
- Advocacy and Education
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