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

National Minority Mental Health Month

July is National Minority Mental Health Month. This is a subject that goes unspoken about in the Black community. But it should be discussed all the time because many of us suffer in silence for many reasons. We have to start discussing mental health and ways to get help and manage the disease. Other cultures do a better job of receiving the help they need, … Continue reading National Minority Mental Health Month

CTAAFSC And The Support of the Hogg Foundation

Ujima met with Vicky Coffee-Fletcher to discuss the Hogg Foundation has supported the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference and the impact it makes in the community. Ujima: Thanks Vicky for taking time to meet with me today. Tell me a little about the Hogg Foundation. Vicky: The Hogg Foundation was started 75 years ago by Ima Hogg and her brother Will Hogg. She was the only … Continue reading CTAAFSC And The Support of the Hogg Foundation