INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL CELEBRATES WORLD CULTURES

INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL CELEBRATES WORLD CULTURESAfternoon of Vibrant Activities from Around the World The fifth annual Austin International Multicultural Festival (IMfest) takes place this Saturday, August 24 at the Sahara Lounge, 1413 Webberville Rd. This family-friendly event will celebrate people and their cultures through performances, music, arts, conversation, fashion, and more. “I really love it when everyone gets to… Read More INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL CELEBRATES WORLD CULTURES

[Edited] Meet the Organizer Of The East Austin Community Fall Festival on November 3rd

I love to share stories of people in our community who make things happen. They see a need and the next thing you know a festival is born. I wanted to find out about the East Austin Community Festival and how Shametra McGregor is making it come together. Ujima Magazine was able to catch up… Read More [Edited] Meet the Organizer Of The East Austin Community Fall Festival on November 3rd

Rock Your Diaspora!

What’s rocking your Diaspora? Celebrating your culture, rocking your black pride, connecting with others who do it for the culture, in a positive environment, dancing, breaking bread and loving every moment of it. Africa Jamaica 🇯🇲 Trinidad Tobago 🇹🇹 Cuba 🇨🇺  Brazil 🇧🇷 United States 🇺🇸 Columbia France 🇫🇷 Venezuela 🇻🇪 Mexico 🇲🇽 Peru 🇵🇪… Read More Rock Your Diaspora!

Authentically East Food Tour: Are You Ready?

Rose Smith (Coach Smith) birthed the idea of the Authentically East Austin Food Tour as a result of the work and legacy left behind by so many business owners and community advocates of these historic neighborhoods.  Her father-in-law (Charles Smith Sr. – Founder of Blackland Neighborhood Association) was determined to fight the University of Texas’… Read More Authentically East Food Tour: Are You Ready?

Lone Star Circle Of Care Hosts Urban Health Expo March 24

The event supports CEO Rhonda Mundhenk’s mission to close health disparity gap Rhonda Mundhenk, J.D., MPH, is the Chief Executive Officer for Lone Star Circle of Care (LSCC), one of the leading Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in Central Texas. LSCC has seventeen clinic sites throughout five counties known for its clinical excellence and innovation.… Read More Lone Star Circle Of Care Hosts Urban Health Expo March 24

Black Directors Holding The Top 2 Spots At The Box Office

Directors Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler are making history at the box office. They are two talented directors of A Wrinkle in Time and Black Panther respectfully.  It’s a milestone to celebrate. Aisha Barkley of All Black Media wrote a short piece about how these two directors did well this past weekend at the box office.… Read More Black Directors Holding The Top 2 Spots At The Box Office

WALLER CREEK CONSERVANCY ANNOUNCES CREEK SHOW 2017 PROGRAMMING AND ARTISTS Six Austin-Based Design Teams Light Up the Night November 10-18

Waller Creek Conservancy announces the return of Creek Show taking place November 10-18, 2017. Free and open to the public, explore six luminescent, site-specific art installations along Waller Creek between 5th and 8th Streets, all created by local talent. Celebrate Austin Art Month Friday, November 10, with the public opening of the show including a… Read More WALLER CREEK CONSERVANCY ANNOUNCES CREEK SHOW 2017 PROGRAMMING AND ARTISTS Six Austin-Based Design Teams Light Up the Night November 10-18

Uniting the East Austin Community Through Giving Fourth Annual Free East Austin Community Festival Held Saturday, Nov. 4

What started out as the question, “Why is there tension between long time East Austin neighbors and newcomers?” was born the idea for the East Austin Community Festival. Now in its fourth year, event organizers see the necessity of neighbors coming together and building positive relationships. The festival is free and will be held on… Read More Uniting the East Austin Community Through Giving Fourth Annual Free East Austin Community Festival Held Saturday, Nov. 4

Brand Me – Engage. Connect. Build

Don’t miss this event on September 30th. Get your tickets today! Ujima is looking forward to being a part of this great day of learning, engaging and connecting. We will see you there! #paigeVII, #ujimaatx, #ujimanewsmag #ujimaatx #celebratingthevision #newsandinformation #embrace #karentaylorbass #brandme Damita Miller-Shanklin Ujima      

[News] Avonda Turner is helping women go from desk to dinner with one simple step

For many young professionals, going from work to glam isn’t easy. But don’t worry though— Avonda Turner has got you covered. Turner tells theGrio.com she really felt the need to upgrade her wardrobe when she started her professional career.  Her first thought was to purchase statement jewelry to add a pop to her look, but she couldn’t afford… Read More [News] Avonda Turner is helping women go from desk to dinner with one simple step

[News] These black women entrepreneurs are showing love to all skin tones with ‘Mented’

If you are a person who wears and loves makeup, you may find this story of interest. Check out these two business women who created Mented for all skin tones. When it comes to beauty, Kristen “KJ” Miller and Amanda E. Johnson refuse to settle. In September 2015, the two friends and former Harvard Business School classmates… Read More [News] These black women entrepreneurs are showing love to all skin tones with ‘Mented’

CommUnityCare Health Centers Hires New CEO

(Austin, TX.) – The CommUnityCare Board of Directors has hired Jaeson Fournier to be its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “After a long and very competitive selection process, our Board of Directors is confident Jaeson will be an exceptional leader for our growing organization and we warmly welcome him to our CommUnityCare family,” said Christopher… Read More CommUnityCare Health Centers Hires New CEO

Community Impact Report 2016

  Contact: Courtney Lucas, Project Lead, Courtney.Lucas@traviscountytx.gov, 512-854-3415 Austin, Texas – The Research & Planning Division within Travis County Health and Human Services recently completed the FY 2016 Community Impact Report. This report offers highlights of community conditions most pertinent to the services purchased within each issue area and details investment, programmatic and performance information… Read More Community Impact Report 2016