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The Western Area highlights articles from various sources and publications promoting and featuring Western Area programs, initiatives and members.

Dallas community asked to join the fight against human trafficking 

The fight against human trafficking is growing more intense in Texas as lawmakers and law enforcement ratchet up their efforts to stop the epidemic. .The North Texas Cluster of The Links Incorporated is co-sponsoring the conference.

“Something Good: Conversations and Connections”

ConersationsThe Fort Worth (TX) Chapter recently was showcased on NBC5 News along with The Fort Worth Junior League and the Fort Worth Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas as members shared conversations at a “table talk” event that encouraged dialogue between women that come from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

HeartLinks Impacts Houston’s Heart Health and More!

colitis1The Health and Human Services of the Western Area of The Links, Incorporated recently hosted an awareness reception honoring their HeartLinks to Heart Health Program.


EPMA exhibit celebrates lives, art of Black Americans

Harriet KelleyThe Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper is on display at the Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Gallery on the second floor of the museum through Apr. 16. It features selections from the private collection of San Antonio-based collectors Harmon and Harriet Kelley.

A Pioneering African-American Art Force Changes Houston and Museums Everywhere: Why Isn’t She Better Known?


Alvia Wardlaw, a Wellesley grad and UT’s first African American PhD in art history, launched Gee’s Bend Quilters, spent 40 years at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and is director of the University Museum at TSU.

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