Houston Area Urban League Guild

Houston Area Urban League Guild The Guild of The Houston Area Urban League is a volunteer auxiliary of the Houston Area Urban League,

The Guild of the Houston Area Urban League is not a legal entity unto itself. It is an auxiliary operative under the rules and regulations of the National Urban League Guidelines for the operations of an Urban League Guild, and the rules, regulations and guidelines of the Affiliate to which the Guild is an auxiliary.


🌟Join our Youth Employment Expo 🎓💼
August 26, 2023 | 9 AM - 12 PM
Gulfton Sharpston Community Center - Gymnasium
6500 Rookin St Houston, TX 77074

We will have fun activities, prizes, and more!
Get a chance to connect with Hiring Managers
Learn more about great companies to work
Get help with submitting your application
Emplores will be there to accept resumes and schedule interviews!

Click the link below to register: https://bit.ly/3QIQ6UA

For more information:
[email protected]


A summit Wednesday from the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce lays out the population's rising economic impact.


🎉 Celebrating Excellence in Black Philanthropy: Anita and Gerald Smith 🎉

During , we are thrilled to shine a spotlight on the remarkable contributions of Anita and Gerald Smith, a dynamic duo whose impact in various fields is nothing short of inspiring!

Gerald Smith's legacy is one of pioneering success. As a co-founder of Smith, Graham & Co., an esteemed investment firm, he has played an integral role in managing a staggering $5.6 billion in assets. A proud graduate of Texas Southern University, Gerald's dedication to education and empowerment has led to the establishment of the Gerald and Anita Smith Endowed Scholarship, opening doors for deserving students to achieve their academic dreams.

Anita Smith stands alongside Gerald as a true champion of philanthropy and the arts. With a passion for preserving cultural heritage, the couple's love for art knows no bounds. From Harlem Renaissance collages to stunning paintings by the likes of Georgia O’Keeffe, their art collection transcends eras and genres, reflecting their deep appreciation for creativity.

Anita's commitment to her community shines through her active roles on various boards. She lends her expertise to the Children’s Museum of Houston, the Memorial Park Conservancy, and Project Row Houses, embodying her dedication to enriching the lives of those around her.

Gerald's influence extends to the world of art and culture as well. As a founding chairman of the Houston Museum of African American Culture and a trustee of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, he's a driving force behind the city's cultural landscape.

Anita and Gerald Smith's unwavering dedication to education, the arts, and community empowerment makes them true icons of Black philanthropy. Their passion, commitment, and generosity continue to uplift and inspire us all.

Let's celebrate Anita and Gerald Smith during for their remarkable achievements and their boundless contributions to making the world a better place! 🙌🖤🌟


"Social media does not pick a candidate, people on Social Security pick a candidate."


We’re excited to be a founding partner of , a national campaign by Civic Nation and U.S. Department of Education! We’re joining to help student loan borrowers sign up for the new income-driven repayment .

Ready to learn more? SaveOnStudentDebt.org


In 2007, Charlie Rose interviewed actor and comedian Steve Martin about his memoir Born Standing Up. They talked about the realities of Martin’s rise. He dropped this gem!



The countdown is on! Meet us in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, August 26th, for the Pre-March Rally to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington. ✊🏽

Sign up now + tag your tribe: http://bit.ly/PreMarchRally.


August is Make-A-Will Month and Black Philanthropy Month, and there’s so much you will accomplish by creating an estate plan. You can protect your loved ones and make a generational impact on the National Urban League and the future of Black Americans. 💪🏾

FreeWill can help you make or update your plans in just 20 minutes for free.

Set your affirmations today and : https://frwill.link/naturbanleague3.


Welcome to a new week! Kick off your Monday morning with Marc H. Morial’s State of Black America segment on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show at 8:30 AM ET.

🎧 Find your local station: https://rickeysmileymorningshow.com/affiliates.


Please join us August 26th!

We are thrilled to extend a special invitation to you to be a part of a momentous occasion that resonates deeply with our mission and values – the 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington, hosted by the National Urban League. This is a unique opportunity for us to come together, celebrate progress, and advocate for the change we strive to create.

As advocates for empowerment, equality, and social justice, we have always stood united to uplift and strengthen our communities. The March on Washington is a powerful platform for us to amplify our voices and inspire meaningful action.

By joining us in Washington, you'll be part of a historic event that symbolizes our collective commitment to a brighter, more equitable future. We'll march side by side, honoring the accomplishments of the past while laying the foundation for an even more inclusive tomorrow.

Together, we can make a resounding statement that progress is a product of unity and determination. Let's stand shoulder to shoulder as Houston Area Urban Leaguers, showcasing our dedication to positive change.

For more information and to register for the event, please visit https://www.mow2023.com/. We encourage you to spread the word and invite your friends and family to join us on this remarkable journey.

See you in Washington as we mark this important milestone together!


Civil rights icon, father, husband, and transformational leader are all words that describe our past Executive Director, . 💪🏽

Today, on what would've been his 88th birthday, we continue to celebrate his legacy. Happy heavenly birthday!


Thank you Understanding Houston and Greater Houston Community Foundation for shedding light on the need state of Harris County. If you'd like to learn about our approach to addressing these issues or understanding ways to partner with us, head to: www.haul.org.


Wishing a wonderful to all Houston Area students and families!


🚨 2 WEEKS FROM TODAY 🚨 We’re joining a diverse coalition of thousands in Washington, D.C. for the March on Washington.

It's never been more important to fight for justice and democracy. Join us as we head to our nation’s capital to continue Dr. King's legacy and demand action from our leaders. This isn't a commemoration. It's a continuation. mow60.com


Happy birthday to… U.S. Small Business Administration!

For 70 years, SBA has helped entrepreneurs start, grow, and recover their businesses. Learn about funding programs, business counseling, mentoring and training, contracting assistance, and other resources for your : https://www.sba.gov.


Happy 62nd birthday to President Barack Obama. Here’s to many more years! 🎉


Why is self-care important? Self-care is essential because it can help lower your risk of illness, help manage stress and increase your energy. Here are some tips on Self-care.
1. Get moving, start exercising
2. Make sleep a Priority
3. Try a relaxing activity
4. Stay connected
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Thank you to all of the sponsors, vendors, YP's and the Guilders who came out and supported the annual "Kids Day" held o...

Thank you to all of the sponsors, vendors, YP's and the Guilders who came out and supported the annual "Kids Day" held on Saturday, August 5th, 2023, hosted by the HEB. #2023


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☀️ Summer is quickly approaching and we can't wait to meet you in Houston for the 2023 National Urban League Conference! Start getting ready for Black excellence and good vibes. . #2023
Nurses are the heart of healthcare!
Happy Nurses week! Tag your fave nurse below and let them know they are appreciated.
Are you currently job hunting or know someone who is? It can feel like a discouraging process but there is support. Tap into ULJobsNetwork's free webinar this Wednesday, May 10 at 12PM ET to get tips on how to stay resilient in this season.

Register here: https://bit.ly/DCSS_Remarcs_ResilienceandResolve
Save the date and plan to join the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) Community Health and Wellness Resource Fair on Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. hosted by the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL), Griggs location, 5400 Griggs, Houston, TX, 77021. We hope to see you there. #2023
Welcome to a new week! Kick your Monday morning off with Marc H. Morial’s State of Black America segment on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show at 8:30 AM ET.

🎧 Find your local station: https://rickeysmileymorningshow.com/affiliates.
May is MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and this is a perfect time to check in on your mental health.

How are you, really?

Take some time and write down the answers to these questions. If you don’t find your answers satisfactory, create a plan to make some changes to improve your mental health or get help with certain challenges. Mental health matters to our overall health.
Shout out to the Charles R. Drew Charter School boys golf team for becoming the first all-black high school from the Atlanta public school system — to win the Georgia state championship!
Congrats ‼️🎊🥃🎉♥️😎