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Councilman Green outlines his distinct vision for Five Corners

When Houston City Councilman Larry Green envisions what the Five Corners community can be in 15 to 20 years, he sees big changes. "I think we'll see several projects by the Medical Center in Five Corners area along Highway 90. We're seeing that now with the Menninger Clinic," he said. "The Medical Center is landlocked now and they're moving south because we have the most open undeveloped land in the city in one area." "You'll also see several new multi-family units, and we're pressing for Class A," Green said. "We're starting to see that happen as well. With Chapter 42 just passing...
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Shine A Light On Human Trafficking

human_trafficingThe kickoff for "Shine a Light on Human Trafficking," a new public awareness campaign, is Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to dusk, at City Hall, The Galleria and numerous community centers and consulates' offices throughout Houston and Harris County. The public is encouraged to participate. Human trafficking is defined as the buying and selling of people for the purpose of forced, defrauded or coerced services, labor or sex. Described as "modern slavery," the crime includes the victimization of adults and children. Mayor Annise Parker will lead the campaign kickoff from the steps...
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Call for Nominations: 2013 Mayor’s Disability Advocate of the Year Awards

awardNominations are being accepted for the 2013 Mayor's Disability Advocate of the Year Awards (MDAYA) through Monday, September 30, 2013. MDAYA seeks to recognize and honor the contributions of advocates who, through their volunteerism in the community, have provided a notable effort toward increasing Houston community awareness of issues related to disabilities, are working towards dissolution of one or more barriers to people with disabilities or who are the voice for those who have difficulty or cannot represent themselves. Selected from Houston each year are two adult disability advocates (one with a disability...
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National Night Out – Tuesday, October 1, 2013

night_outJoin the Houston Police Department (HPD) at the 30th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. This is an opportunity to get out and meet your neighbors, as well as interact with HPD officers to discuss crime concerns in your community. Additionally, Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Police Chief Charles A. McClelland Jr. will visit several communities. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet the officers who patrol your neighborhoods and help strengthen police and community relations. Thousands of citizens in neighborhoods all over the city are expected to step...
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