EGBI Resources After The Storm

EGBI has created some resources that you may use as a entrepreneur for your business. If your business or home has suffered damages due to the winter storms, we have created a list of EGBI clients that have businesses that can be of service. Please click HERE.  Our team has created a blog that explains about the Winter Disaster Assistance available for your household and … Continue reading EGBI Resources After The Storm

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St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship Accepting Applications for its 2021 Program

About St. David’s FoundationSt. David’s Foundation is one of the largest health foundations in the United States, funding $80 million annually in a five-county area surrounding Austin, Texas. Through a unique partnership with St. David’s HealthCare, the Foundation reinvests proceeds from the hospital system back into the community, with a goal of advancing health equity and improving the health and well-being of our most underserved … Continue reading St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship Accepting Applications for its 2021 Program

Commissioner Jeff Travillion Gives His Perspective on Project Connect

If you have paid attention to the issues on the ballot other than the presidential candidates, you know that Austin is looking at a Transit proposal called Project Connect. I hope this interview will provide you more clarity and understanding of how you want to vote when you head to the ballot. Take a listen. Damita Miller-Shanklin Ujima Magazine Damita@Ujimamagazine.com Continue reading Commissioner Jeff Travillion Gives His Perspective on Project Connect

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Project Connect Is On The Austin Ballot

To learn more about the Project Connect Transit plan, visit https://capmetro.org/projectconnect. There are factors to consider before you vote at the polls are: The overall project of a new transit system The accessibility of connecting neighborhoods The environmental impact which include transitioning to zero emissions The economic advantages of having rail services as an option The anti-displacement measures to make sure residents and businesses are … Continue reading Project Connect Is On The Austin Ballot

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CHADWICK BOSEMAN (THE LEGEND OF BLACK PANTHER)

Written by Theodore MosleyAugust 31, 2020 With the swag of his blackness he filled the screen with grace.Wakanda blazed the world with infinite culture of wisdom, knowledge and innovative technology.Black Panther embodied Black Lives Matter with pride and humility.His ability to transform from king to kingdom showed the world of his majestic power and beauty.He stood for justice; he sat on his throne for peace; … Continue reading CHADWICK BOSEMAN (THE LEGEND OF BLACK PANTHER)

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Austin Creative Worker Relief Grant

AustinTexas.gov The City of Austin Economic Development Department announces a new grant for local creative sector workers that have been financially impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Austin City Council approved Resolution No. 20200604-040 on June 4, 2020 to designate $3.5 million for the Austin Creative Worker Relief Grant. Austin’s individual creatives and industry support staff that have experienced an economic hardship due to COVID-19 may apply for a … Continue reading Austin Creative Worker Relief Grant

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City Providing $1.2 Million In Rental Assistance For Austinites Affected By The Pandemic

Information provided by KUT.org Damita Miller-Shanklin, Writer The City of Austin will begin accepting applications Wednesday for a second round of rent help for people affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Applications open here at 8 a.m., and the city expects to start cutting rent checks the first week of September. “The coronavirus endures, the economy struggles [and] renters are increasingly unable to pay their rent as worries … Continue reading City Providing $1.2 Million In Rental Assistance For Austinites Affected By The Pandemic

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Updated COVID-19 Order For Travis County

Revised Orders are extended through December 15, 2020 to reduce the possibility of exposure to #COVID19. Information Provided by Austin Public Health AustinTexas.gov/COVID19 On August 14, 2020, the City of Austin and Travis County took steps to prevent further spread of COVID-19 by extending the Stay Home, Mask and Otherwise Be Safe Order through December 15. Austin’s new Order extends existing requirements for face coverings, … Continue reading Updated COVID-19 Order For Travis County