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Austin Area Urban League

Established over 40 years ago, the Austin Area Urban League’s mission is to enable African Americans and other underserved urban residents to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights. They provide tools to African Americans and under-served populations to build a foundation for social and economic equality. Their main programming includes education and youth development, workforce and career development, justice and advocacy and health and wellness. Funding will support the Rapid Relief and Assistance Program. This program aims to offset financial hardship and provide basic needs support. Services include rental payment, mortgage payment, utility payment, basic needs support, transportation assistance, public transit assistance, doctor visit co-pay, and prescription purchase Assistance. They also anticipate providing PPE to help slow the spread of the virus. Since the beginning of the pandemic, they have served over 900 individuals.

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Focus Areas

Financial Assistance