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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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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

Sonya Hosey: The Strengthening of Families and Individuals through the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference

by Damita Miller-Shanklin Ujima: How long have you been a part of the CTAAFS conference or board member? Sonya: I became aware of the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference (CTAAFSC) in 2002. The keynote speaker was Dr. David Satcher the former 16th Surgeon General of the United States and the Assistant Secretary of Health. His keynote and the conference enlightened me on the … Continue reading Sonya Hosey: The Strengthening of Families and Individuals through the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference

The Champions of the Central Texas African American Support Conference

By Damita Miller-Shanklin The CTAAFS conference is celebrating twenty years this year. If you have followed the conference or attended, you know just how far the conference has come the last twenty years.  As you know with anything, that survives as long as this conference, some people are committed and dedicated to continuing the meaning and mission of the conference. I took a moment to … Continue reading The Champions of the Central Texas African American Support Conference

Grand Opening Of Your CBD Store

By Damita Miller-Shanklin CBD stores have opened up around the country. They offer an alternative to traditional medications and treatments. Your CBD Store will be having its grand opening on Thursday, December 19 from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm. Your CBD Store is a black-owned store located in Leander, Texas. Ujima had the chance to speak with the manager, Selica Granderson, about the new store. Ujima: Can … Continue reading Grand Opening Of Your CBD Store