Monthly Archives: March 2019

Leadership Training Opportunity

Recruiting leaders for training

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Dear Community Partner: We have a special leadership opportunity for your neighborhood. As part of our GO (Great Opportunities) Neighborhoods Initiative, Houston LISC offers leadership development workshops for resident leaders, organizational representatives, and other community stakeholders. These trainings build important leadership capacity to transform communities. The 2019 training cycle will focus on the intersection of health and housing. Sessions will explore identifying and addressing issues within neighborhoods and how to create environments where all residents can be healthy and safe. We are recruiting neighborhood leaders to participate in...
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Harvey Legislation Passes Senate

Harvey Legislation Passes out of Senate Chamber

Dear Family, This week marks the halfway point of the 86th Legislative Session and several pieces of important legislation have passed the Senate. Hurricane Harvey devastated the Gulf Coast more than a year and a half ago. Hundreds of thousands in Houston were impacted with the loss of vehicles, homes and prized irreplaceable possessions. This week, the Texas Senate unanimously passed a trio of key Harvey bills that I joint-authored, designed to help communities still struggling to recover and prepare for the next natural disaster by utilizing $1.8 million from...
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