Black Women of ATX: A Brave Space for Women


When Sydney Martens moved to Austin at the height of the pandemic, she found it hard to meet and connect with other women. After joining some Facebook groups, she noticed how a lot of co-ed groups allowed bashing and disparaging comments of Black Women.

Let’s Build A Better Austin


Part of the mission of the African American Leadership Institute (AALI) is to build a better city for Black people to live, work, and play. With a booming job market and a world of space and opportunity here, Austin can be a premier destination for Black people to come, put down roots, and stay.