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Houston Health Department Looking to Hire Community Health Workers

2020-08-14T08:10:41-05:00August 14th, 2020|Community News|

The Houston Health Department is looking to hire Community Health Workers for the community engagement and outreach projects of the local COVID-19 response. Preference for applicants that are bi-lingual in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Mandarin), Urdu, Arabic, and/ or French. Find out more...

District K: Update, August 13

2020-08-13T08:34:10-05:00August 13th, 2020|Community News|

Be Prepared to Apply COH Small Business Economic Relief Program As the chairperson of the City of Houston's Economic Development Committee, I am ecstatic to share that Mayor Turner and members of Houston City Council passed the City’s Small Business Economic Relief Program (SBERP), which will be funded with $15 million of the [...]

HISD: August food distributions

2020-08-12T10:25:38-05:00August 12th, 2020|Community News|

HISD Community:  Beginning this week, the Houston Independent School District, in partnership with the Houston Food Bank, is hosting community food distributions on Fridays in August at the NRG Stadium yellow lot.  Nutrition Services staff are expected to distribute 5,000 food packages as well as 5,000 packages of student meals. The family food packages will [...]

District K: August Newsletter 2020

2020-08-07T08:41:05-05:00August 7th, 2020|Community News|

City Council Passes Small Business Economic Relief Fund As the chairperson of the City of Houston's Economic Development Committee, I am ecstatic to share that Mayor Turner and members of Houston City Council today passed the City’s Small Business Economic Relief Program (SBERP), which will be funded with $15 million of the City’s [...]

City Council Approves $20 million Rent Relief Program to Help Houstonians Who Cannot Pay Rent Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-08-06T08:07:07-05:00August 6th, 2020|Community News|

Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston City Council today approved a $20 million rent relief package to help Houstonians who cannot pay rent due to economic challenges caused by COVID-19. Funding for the City's second rental relief package includes $15 million from the the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES [...]

Department of Neighborhoods launches bilingual phone messaging service

2020-08-04T11:24:20-05:00August 4th, 2020|Community News|

“Neighborhood Updates” notify residents of COVID-19 recovery resources and essential city services The Department of Neighborhoods (DON) announces Neighborhood Updates, a new way for Houstonians to stay informed of COVID-19 recovery resources, essential city services, and seasonal advisories via telephone voice and text messages in English and Spanish. The new service is especially catered to seniors, [...]

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