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Big City Blues
Although it has three of the 10 largest cities in the United States, Texas is still largely a state of home-rule cities. A brief look at the prospects for a real urban policy in Texas.
"...the last 25 years can attest. But now, the urban boom -- and Texas' post-bust renaissance has been almost..."

Jan. 12, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Herman Lessard, president and CEO of the Austin Area Urban League, is leaving to take a similar position with..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Meanwhile, Back at the Salt Mines
"...Texas Workforce Commission's "hi-TEC" server -- Austin Area Urban League (478-7176) "provides job training and placement services, on-the-job..."

June 6, 1997 News Feature

All Aboard the Soccer Train!
Major League Soccer and urban rail take city by storm
"...will also provide the missing link in a new urban rail line serving the entire Central Texas area. The..."

March 28, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Gridiron Gang
The Rock's moral football tale is a pleasant surprise: a swift, sure-footed, and gritty melodrama that plays to the strengths of its formula and elicits empathy for its kids.
"...and Setu Taase. I've seen a lot of troubled, urban youth learn teamwork, fair play, and self-respect from a..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Aviation Fund. The pair set out to persuade their colleagues, and the FAA, that the property should return to..."

Feb. 6, 1998 News Feature

Sheryl Cole and Chito Vela: The Prize Fight
All eyes on the Democratic primary run-off in House District 46
"...Vela believes rural Republicans and urban Democrats are increasingly seeing common interests. He points to..."

May 4, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

A Shot at Glory
"...transplanted to the Scottish Highlands -- the underdog minor leaguers from the tiny burg of Kilnockie rise through the..."

May 10, 2002 Movie Review by Nick Barbaro

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Kae McLaughlin, executive director of Texas Abortion Rights Action League (TARAL), says are missing from the abortion debate --..."

Jan. 30, 1998 News Feature

Council Recap: A Not-Just-Symbolic Promise to Lift Up Black Austin
Apologies and remedies for a long legacy of oppression
"...grew in places on all sides of the 19th-century urban core – such as Clarksville (today’s Old West Austin),..."

March 5, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

Police Oversight: Starting From Scratch
Farah Muscadin’s work in progress
"...Quincy Dunlap: Austin Urban League..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Voting Information
"...Austin Area Urban League, 8011 Cameron, #100, 9am-5pm..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• The Austin Area Urban League has been awarded a huge chunk of change..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature

Point Austin: A Life of Quality
In the shadow of another tragedy, the city takes a step toward justice
"...coalition of African-American community organizations, including the Austin Area Urban League, the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce,..."

July 1, 2005 News Column by Michael King

A Shining Star Goes Dark
A tragedy at Reagan High School evokes a mother's courageous response.
"...been the subject of at least six reports of disturbances in AISD schools -- at least one of them..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Man of the Hour
Superintendent Pat Forgione discusses his goals for AISD in a Q&A interview with reporter Kevin Fullerton.
"...-- with PTA leaders, with business folks, with the Urban League, the NAACP. Teacher representatives were astonished to get..."

Oct. 29, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Boutique of the Week: Soigné Boutique
Soigné Boutique makes the world safe for fashionistas who give back this week.
"...a pre-holiday mixer and fashion show benefitting The Miracle League,..."

Nov. 9, 2009 Design Post by Anne Harris

'A Mayor Who Listens'
Sheryl Cole talks about her skills, her record, and what she learned on her 'house party tour'
"...of leading contenders in the race, along with Council colleague Mike Martinez and attorney Steve Adler. Rounding out the..."

June 20, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Film Flam
Casting news, festival coups, and more
"...Kirsten Dunst joins Midnight Special, Tim League throws down, and more festival news than you know..."

Aug. 14, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Austin Chamber of Commerce, Lifeworks, and the Austin Area Urban League, has been tapped as the new board chair..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

MLS for Austin at Last?
Columbus Crew announces plan to relocate to Austin
"...broke early Tuesday morning that the Columbus Crew Major League Soccer team is officially and actively looking to move..."

Oct. 17, 2017 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Seeing the (Green) Light
Environment, Neighborhoods Set the Tone for Place 2 Race
"...for clients Time Warner Cable and Dell Computer, lists big-league developers and business execs who once fought SOS tooth..."

April 14, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...president Parisrice Robinson says his organization, along with the League of United Latin-American Citizens, the Urban League, and other..."

Dec. 25, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
"...from the Black Citizens Task Force, the Austin Area Urban League, and the Alliance of Neighborhood Organizations of East..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature

Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground
Austin slowly thaws out from an unprecedented – but not entirely unexpected – disaster
"...residential users, and for longer durations, than did other urban utilities in Texas or its neighboring power suppliers in..."

Feb. 19, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Will the Third Time Be a Charm for an Austin Rail System?
Project Connect looks to help make connections
"...Party, the Sierra Club, Envi­ron­ment Texas, the Austin Area Urban League, Public Citizen Texas, and Texas Public Interest Research..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Jack Craver

Public Notice: Through the Looking Glass
The strange logic of "new urban" housing policy
"...henhouse. In the upside-­down rhetoric of the Austin "new urbanist" libertarians, this – like Donald Trump himself – passes..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Give 'Til It Helps, Part 2
Here's Part 2 of our list, now check it twice and give to do good!

Dec. 23, 2011 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Somebody Needs a Nap
Profit vs. Conservation
" well as water rights and something euphemistically called "urban security," which would "enhance the punishment for certain Class..."

Dec. 18, 1998 News Column by Jenny Staff

Stay Gold Goes Long, Hard Luck Turns Sunny, Sway Is Hopped, Spread & Co. Gets Woodsy, TFM Celebrates Blackness, and – Oooh, Free Cheese?
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...Geraldine’s sells this month will be donated to Austin Urban League, a group supporting COVID relief in underfunded communities...."

Feb. 3, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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