Ujima and Friends Podcast

The Ujima and Friends Podcast is hosted by Damita Miller-Shanklin and Eliza Edwards. Our topics will range from community stories, interviews, and topics of the month. You can find our podcast anywhere you listen to your favorite podcast. You can subscribe to our podcast page at Ujima Magazine and Friends That way you won’t miss an episode.  Continue reading Ujima and Friends Podcast

Do You Still Need Your Vaccine?

Information Provided by Austin Pubilc Health If you are looking for where you can get your booster or other vaccines, Austin Public Health has shared locations where you can walk in or you can schedule your appointment online. Here are the locations: All clinics offer 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and booster doses. Southeast Library (Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson) (Pfizer for ages 12 and up) 5803 Nuckols … Continue reading Do You Still Need Your Vaccine?

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

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