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
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?
Karen Duncan, the owner of Peeks Cruises and Tours, has created a foundation that allows families, who have children or adult children with a disablility, go on a vacation. Many families who have loved ones with disabilities do not go on vacations because they are caught up in the day to day life of caring… Read More AWADAE- Adventures with Autism, Down Syndrome and Epilesy
Person: Austin Kleon Link to site: http://austinkleon.com/ Why the shout out? I was introduced to Austin Kleon through my art group. My friend had purchased his book and after looking through it I was excited to try his newspaper blackout art. I did some pieces and it is fun but you really have to pay… Read More Shout Out Wednesday!!!
Community Spotlight and Networking with Ujima Magazine Community Spotlight and Networking with Ujima #embraceyourcommunity #janesanford #thrivesimple #nayajones #communityspotlight @orangecoworking #networking #ujimamagazine2016 #behindthescenes #marchevent2016 @meintheatx @paigturna @marylinnen @lifemusicatx #austin #business2016 @demarcorealtalk @jeanettewhill @mbcaustin #kimholiday #karenmaxfieldlunkin @sunflower_vir #branding If you have any questions, please email Damita@Ujimamagazine.com
On February 25, 2016– Eve Ensler’s a MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT & A PRAYER, hosted by First Unitarian Universalist Church, is a groundbreaking collection of monologues by world-renowned authors and playwrights, edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle. MMRP Organizer, Laramie Gorbett says,” this year’s dynamic cast embraces the powerful words of these writings,… Read More Eve Ensler’s A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT & A PRAYER a groundbreaking collection of monologues
Imagine a beautiful sunny day in Austin Texas enjoying a photo walk in the Historic Clarksville District. Have you visited this area of town lately? As a native Austinite, I have visited Clarksville on several occasions but not to specifically become aware of, or to learn about the Black community that once thrived right here in my backyard. The… Read More Remembering Clarksville-The Hezikiah Haskell House