Youth

CASA Seeking More Heroes of Color

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Four years ago, Naphtalie Gbolahan joined a core of heroes in east Austin. Imbued with compassion, an open mind and a desire to improve our community, the married mother of two uses her powers to help children whose lives have been touched by abuse or neglect.

Making a Buzz: 13 Year Old CEO Mikaila Ulmer

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Visiting the Ulmer residence, you would be forgiven if you felt more like you were at your cousin’s house from the Deep South than the home of one of the youngest and most successful entrepreneurs in this part of the country. Chickens roam lazily around the front yard, a young boy checking on them and keeping them company.

We Rode the Eastside!

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On an overcast and windy morning in June, on the beautiful campus of the historic Huston-Tillotson University – a very diverse cross-section of Austin’s…

New Report: Black Households Face Segregation & Hate Crimes

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People of color, persons with disabilities, and other marginalized groups continue to be unlawfully shut out of many neighborhoods that provide quality schools and health care, fresh food, employment opportunities, quality and affordable credit, small business investment, and other opportunities that affect life outcomes.