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Tell HISD that You Want Westbury High School to Become a School of Choice and that You support Campus Expansion

The HISD Board of Trustees, during closed session next week on November 13, will be discussing the bond scope for Westbury High School - specifically the fate of a campus expansion for WHS that HISD has already begun and had promised to continue as part of the 2012 Bond Program land acquisition. The fate of [...]

2014-11-12T18:23:25-06:00November 11th, 2014|Articles|

ECHOS November Calendar of Events

Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services (ECHOS) is a non-profit 501.c.3 organization located in southwest Houston. Our mission is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable and at risk individuals in our community by narrowing the disparities in access to healthcare, education, job training and quality of life. ECHOS’s doors are open to all in [...]

2014-11-11T11:08:47-06:00November 11th, 2014|Community News|

Signature park status sought for Waterhole

Conservancy points to prairie habitat, planned Levitt Pavilion as reasons for city to grant designation A citizen-led effort is afoot for the 291-acre Willow Waterhole Conservation Reserve to become Houston’s next signature park by summer 2016. “Obviously it’s a goal of ours. It’s been a goal for a long time,” said Ralph Rieger, president of [...]

2014-11-11T10:12:00-06:00November 11th, 2014|Community News|

Ride METRO to the Polls for FREE

Need a lift to go cast your vote? METRO will be offering FREE rides to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. All you need to do is show your valid voter registration card to the bus operator. FREE rides will be available on local bus routes and METRORail during normal hours of operation. The free [...]

2014-11-03T22:54:38-06:00November 3rd, 2014|Articles|

News From Houston City Council District K (September – October 2014)

  September/October 2014 District K Contact Information ____________________  900 Bagby, First Floor Houston, TX 77002 Main Office: 832-393-3016 Office 832-395-9410 Fax Satellite Office: 832-393-4209 Office 832-395-9410 Fax District Email: DistrictK@houstontx.gov Website: Click here Archived Newsletters: Click here Facebook: Click here Council Member Green Highlighted over $2 Billion in Large-Scale Projects for the Houston Region at [...]

2014-10-29T17:36:33-05:00October 29th, 2014|Articles|

City of Houston Seeking Neighborhood Tours for NUSA Conference

The City of Houston is hosting the Neighborhoods, USA (NUSA) conference from May 20 - 23, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NUSA is a non-profit group focused on building stronger communities by providing learning, information sharing and networking opportunities for its members. Meaningful and entertaining neighborhood tours are one of the key components of a successful [...]

2014-10-29T17:18:01-05:00October 29th, 2014|Articles|

Let Your Voice Be Heard in Planning Houston’s Future

The City of Houston's Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) is developing plans to spend a projected $200 million in federal grants by carrying out community development, quality of life, and affordable housing projects over the next five year.Help us understand your neighborhood by completing the Community Needs Survey. In 3 easy ways:1. Complete the [...]

2014-10-26T09:15:46-05:00October 26th, 2014|Articles|

The District J Journal – October 17, 2014

The Only Thing We Have to Fear . . .   President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in the midst of the Great Depression, encouraged a worried nation with these hope-filled words: “. . . let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself-nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes [...]

2014-10-20T21:15:13-05:00October 20th, 2014|Articles|
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