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2024

Published On 6/1/2024
The guest speaker for the June meeting of Voices United was Maryam Flory, vice president of The Art Room, who spoke to the members about the nonprofit art studio which gives Denton residents with mental health issues a place to express themselves creatively.
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Published On 5/23/2024
A peaceful vigil featuring inspiring words and music brought us together on the fourth anniversary of George Floyd’s tragic death. Organized by Voices United, it was a solemn, yet hopeful, event as 25 advocates for change from the Robson Ranch community gathered to remember and reflect.
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Published On 5/5/2024
Voices United members gathered to celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 5 with the second edition of our Unsleepover party with a fiesta theme.
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Published On 4/24/2024
Voices United's featured speakers in April were Michelle Salazar Perez and Zutella Vea Holmes, both affiliated with UNT.

Texas' investment in pre-K education falls approximately $2,000 below the national average per child, leading to significant childcare deserts across the state, Perez said.
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Published On 3/12/2024
In March 2024, members participated in a workshop entitled "What Do You Think? A Conversation about Conversations". Our guest speakers, Debra Hughey and Maureen Underwood, led the group on an exploratory journey to learn how to have a conversation with others who do not share our opinions.
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Published On 2/8/2024
With the Super Bowl scheduled for February 11, Voices United celebrated in our own way with our very own SOUPER Bowl Party on Thursday, February 8! Fourteen Voices members joined together to celebrate football, and sports in general, with a fun gathering.
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Published On 2/3/2024
Charles Gray, an employee at Robson Ranch, was the featured speaker at the February 2024 meeting of Voices United. He talked about his family’s history serving in the military and aviation. His comments reinforced the importance of generational service to the military in our country. The Pentagon estimates 80% of the current military force comes from families where the grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, or siblings have served in the military. In fact, more than 25% of the current military have a parent who has served.
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Published On 1/17/2024
Girl Scout Victoria Myers asks for help with beautification of the Champion-Macedonia Cemetery in Lewisville, TX, that is her Golden Award project.
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Published On 1/17/2024
Let’s be positive and discover what is happening in the world that is good and beneficial, concluded the Voices United Tuesday Discussion Group as they wrapped up a year spent exploring important issues together.
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2023

Published On 12/22/2023
A look back at the Voices events of 2023.
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Published On 11/19/2023
A group of members toured the Amon Carter Museum and saw the work of six African American artists. Diversity Committee.
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Published On 11/17/2023
Julie Wright, executive director of Shiloh Garden, outlines the 14.5 acre gardens activities.
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Published On 11/17/2023
Friendsgiving, Nov 14, 2023. Social Committee event.
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Published On 10/29/2023
Pictures and story of 2023 scavenger hunt
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Published On 10/20/2023
Ignite representatives inspire Voices members to support young women in leadership
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Published On 9/13/2023
This year, Voices will hold its annual fundraiser to help young women move into leadership positions in government and business on October 7, from 10-11:30 am, at the home of Jane Thompson, 8813 Grandview Drive.
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Published On 9/12/2023
Voices member Margo Ways leads an effort to register Robson voters.
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Published On 8/7/2023
Leaders of Lovepacs Denton, a 501c3, speak to the group about supplying meals to school kids over holidays.
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Published On 8/1/2023
VU members go to see Barbie movie.
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Published On 7/9/2023
IRS Sr. Liaison Evelyn Dyson Lee talks about scams aimed at seniors.
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Published On 7/7/2023
Voices marches in it's first Robson Independence Day Parade.
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Published On 6/30/2023
VU contingent visits the Denton Pride celebration downtown in June 2023.
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Published On 4/25/2023
March, Women’s History Month, is the time to recognize the achievements and contributions of women to our history, culture, and communities.

Over 120 women are employed at Robson Ranch in every department, in every capacity -- HOA office, golf maintenance and services, landscaping and common grounds maintenance, facilities maintenance, construction, sports and fitness centers, food and beverage services, guest services, and architecture and landscape management.
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Published On 4/12/2023
VU members attend Emancipation exhibit at the Amon Carter Museum.
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Published On 4/12/2023
Voices hears adventures of a member in the Middle East and Africa.
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Published On 4/12/2023
Members of the Voices United Diversity Committee met on Good Friday to discuss the 2019 book Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes That We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer Eberhardt, PhD.
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Published On 3/29/2023
Social committee has Oscar Night Party, 3.23
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Published On 1/1/2023
Voices members recall the march that started it all at our December 2022 meeting.
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2022

Published On 10/14/2022
VU held a successful fundraiser for Ignite on Oct 1, 2022.
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Published On 10/1/2022
Voices Meeting Featured Teachers’ Views on the State of Schools
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Published On 9/23/2022
Voices members celebrate Festivus with White Elephant auction.
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Published On 7/20/2022
Several members of Voices United (VU) recently visited the Denton County African American Museum.
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Published On 7/20/2022
Recently several members of Voices United (VU) visited a commemorative art installation commissioned by the City of Denton Public Art Committee.
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Published On 7/20/2022
Voices hosts Denton oral historian
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Published On 3/15/2022
Council members talks about city plan for 2040, with focus on housing and transportation.
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Published On 2/25/2022
Voices United holds a 21-Day Equity Challenge and plans community engagement over the year.
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2021

Published On 2/3/2022
Voices United (VU) has had a steady agenda of diversity activities in recent weeks.

On January 8, 2022, VU hosted a Zoom session with Joanne Woodard, Vice President of University of North Texas’ (UNT) Division of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA). Dr Woodard spoke about the great work that is being done in her division at UNT.
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Published On 8/31/2021
In 2019 Texas was number two on the list of top 10 states for human trafficking
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Published On 8/7/2021
Principal non-profit we support wins $4 million grant to expand its work with young women.
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Published On 7/30/2021
Sgt. Elisa Howell of the Denton Police Department discusses the new crisis intervention team.
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Published On 6/30/2021
We can do this through the benefit of our valuable life experiences. We can share our mistakes, what they taught us and how we recovered from them. We can talk about our successes, how to set a goal and achieve it, how to be gracious winners and losers, how to recover from a faux pas.
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Published On 6/19/2021
David Ford reunites with childhood neighbor who is now a national heroine.
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Published On 5/24/2021
Voices members and friends gather for flashlight vigil
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Published On 4/21/2021
Voices United Community Outreach Committee Hosts Local Non-Profit
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Published On 2/27/2021
Former (and future???) Texas House candidate talks about voting rights in Texas.
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Published On 1/18/2021
How the Voices Caring Committee works.
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2020

Published On 12/17/2020
VU celebrated its last social event of 2020 via ZOOM on Tuesday, December 15.
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Published On 12/13/2020
Veteran DC journalist address Voices United via Zoom.
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Published On 12/7/2020
Tracy Olson completes four years on Voices steering committee.
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Published On 11/14/2020
Voices raised more than $5,000 in goods and cash for 400 Denton County Meals on Wheels recipients
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Published On 10/27/2020
Voices United's first socially distant outdoor scavenger hunt is a success.
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Published On 10/21/2020
October was an active month for Voices!
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Published On 9/9/2020
Voices is collecting personal care items for 400 Meals on Wheels recipients.
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Published On 8/10/2020
Some 50-60 residents marched in support of social justice and racial equality on July 4.
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Published On 1/1/2020
Voices United members joined the 2020 Women's March on the Denton Courthouse Square.
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Published On 7/10/2020
A local leader of MDA speaks to Voices United.
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Published On 7/10/2020
News about VU discussion groups.
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2019

Published On 7/11/2019
Voices holds successful fundraiser for Ignite
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