Fun Summer Fun for Your Children

Summer has arrived and children are out of school. What will they do with all the time on their hands? Here are a few ideas you may consider to keep your little ones enjoying fun, learning new things and meeting new people.   The Austin Zoo- This is a wonderful place to explore and enjoy all the animals. Check out their summer programs and their … Continue reading Fun Summer Fun for Your Children

Welcome to Ujima News Magazine!

New Issue of Ujima News Magazine is out! Grab your copy next week while you are out and about. If you like, you can read it digitally at the link below.  If you would like to learn more about advertising options, please contact us now at   #ujimanewsmag #ujimaatx #rosevelthawkins #leadership #celebratingthevision #embraceyourcommunity #ujimamagazine #ujimarelaunch #newjourney Damita Miller-Shanklin   Continue reading Welcome to Ujima News Magazine!

Community Impact Report 2016

  Contact: Courtney Lucas, Project Lead,, 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 on over $18.8 million of the Department’s social service contracts … Continue reading Community Impact Report 2016

Our Freedom

As the sands of time equipped us with fortitudes of rights we developed hearts of love. No longer allowing the grave to be our mentor, our life became a monument of inspirations. Engraving the unsolicited effects that bound our minds, our discourse reined with theaters of solutions. You tried to silence our spirit with your salutations of speeches that were not worthy of swines. Your … Continue reading Our Freedom

Are You Practicing Self-Care?

Last year, I started looking into self-care for myself. We all have things we enjoy, but what I found to be the key is scheduling time for whatever you do to take the time to care for yourself.  At one point in my life, I made a prayer alter which I used daily. I would meditate with the Bible, pray and then just listen. I … Continue reading Are You Practicing Self-Care?