Category Archives: Makes Austin Greater

Daniela Knight - WLC member

07.26.2014 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Comments

WLC Spotlight: Daniela Knight

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With Parents’ Day 2014 just around the corner, it is UWATX’s pleasure to introduce Daniela Knight, mother of two, Registered ... Read More >

 
UWATX focus: St. John's neighborhood

07.24.2014 | FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITY, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, NAVIGATION CENTER, SUCCESS BY 6, SUCCESS STORIES, TARGET GRADUATION Comments

It takes a lot to thrive as a working family

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This is the Salazar family - they live in the St. John’s neighborhood in Austin, near the intersection of I-35 and 183. Like many ... Read More >

 
Austin Scavenger Hunt

07.15.2014 | 90TH ANNIVESARY, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER Comments

Get to know your city

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Austin is an amazing city to live and work in. We know because UWATX has been serving this city for 90 years. We recently compiled ... Read More >

 
Austin American Statesman Opinion Editorial on Early Childhood

07.09.2014 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Comments

Latest news: Austin American-Statesman view on pre-K

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On Monday, the Austin American-Statesman featured our work in early childhood education and the unique challenges for our young ... Read More >

 
Tech pioneers make Austin greater!

06.30.2014 | 90TH ANNIVESARY, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER Comments

9 tech pioneers that made Austin greater

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As part of our 90-day celebration of UWATX’s 90th anniversary, we’re working on 10 lists of 9 highlighting influential and ... Read More >

 
Live Music Capital

06.28.2014 | 90TH ANNIVESARY, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER Comments

9 music legends who have made Austin greater

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As part of our 90-day celebration of UWATX’s 90th anniversary, we’re working on 10 lists of 9 highlighting influential and ... Read More >

 
9 Young professionals making Austin greater

06.07.2014 | 90TH ANNIVESARY, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY Comments

Nine young professionals
making Austin greater

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As part of our 90-day celebration of UWATX’s 90th anniversary, we’re working on 10 lists of 9 highlighting influential and ... Read More >

 
Austin Mayor Debate 2014 - hosted by United Way

05.21.2014 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER Comments

UWATX to host City of Austin Mayoral Candidate Debate!

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Austin's upcoming November election is bound to be one for the history books - it's the first test for Austin's new single member ... Read More >

 
Sports make Austin greater

05.18.2014 | 90TH ANNIVESARY, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER Comments

Nine sports heroes who make Austin greater

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Sports, especially team sports, can be a meaningful afterschool or summer activity where students learn team-building skills and ... Read More >

 
9 Women who make Austin greater

05.11.2014 | 90TH ANNIVESARY, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER Comments

Nine women who have made Austin greater

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At UWATX, women are at the center of so much of our work. In 2010, 31.6 percent of households headed by single women were poor, ... Read More >