Meet the Organizer Of The East Austin Community Fall Festival on November 3rd

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 with East Austin native, advocate, and event planner and now … Continue reading Meet the Organizer Of The East Austin Community Fall Festival on November 3rd

Giving Back at the Central Texas Food Bank

Last week I had the opportunity give back to my community by volunteering at the Central Texas Food Bank. The new facility is nice and it houses a kitchen as well. I didn’t know what to expect being it was my first time there. The staff was prepared and had a workflow that got us assigned quickly, with a quick training presentation, we were off … Continue reading Giving Back at the Central Texas Food Bank

A Message of Healing and Music

  From our Archives February 2009 Since our interview with Courtney, she has remarried and is now Mrs. Courtney Santana. When you think of Courtney Santana, you most likely think of her great musical talent. But when we sat down and did the interview back in 2009, she was working to heal women and children through her work at the women shelter. She wanted to … Continue reading A Message of Healing and Music

Get Your Prostate Checked Men

Five Things Every Man Should Know About Prostate Cancer 1. Can prostate cancer be prevented? Cancer is largely a preventable illness based on lifestyle choices. Several large studies have been conducted to examine the relationship between dietary factors and the development of prostate cancer. The results of some of these studies have indicated that increased intake of lycopene, selenium, and vitamin E can reduce the … Continue reading Get Your Prostate Checked Men

Marcella Simms

From our archives December 2008 Marcella Simms is a story you won’t soon forget. When we met for the interview, I was in awe of her honesty and openness about her journey. It took hard work but she did it. You can read her story and the full magazine. Click the link below.   http://mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?i=6688 #ujimamagazine #onlinemagazine #magazinelife #collectiveworkandresponsibility #ujimaarchives #ujimabirthday #eightyears #marcellasimms #memories #celebratingthevision … Continue reading Marcella Simms