Category Archives: Projects

Invitation to Sims Bayou Greenway Improvements Community Meeting

Please make plans to attend the upcoming Sims Bayou Greenway Improvements meeting hosted by the Houston Parks Board on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center. The nonprofit Houston Parks Board is working on its signature project in the community, the Sims Bayou Greenway, which is part of a larger, citywide initiative called Bayou Greenways 2020. Bayou Greenways 2020 will complete a 150-mile greenway network with hike-and-bike trails along Houston’s major waterways, connecting people, places and greenspaces. As part of its efforts to create the Sims Bayou Greenway, the Houston Parks Board will present updates on their...
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Rice University’s Healthy Survey

Rice University is undertaking surveys for schools in the Madison Feeder Pattern with an assigned Wraparound Specialist. This is a health needs assessment to assess student’s physical, behavioral/mental health, and social needs.

Madison HS

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Lawson MS

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Grissom ES

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Montgomery ES

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Paying it Forward: Mayor Turner Requests Donations and Volunteers to Assist Areas Affected by Hurricane Florence.

HOUSTON - At the direction of Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Houston Relief Hub will coordinate Houston's Paying It Forward Hurricane Relief Response to Hurricane Florence. The Mayor’s Office has made contact with relief groups in the region that are requesting:
  • Cleaning supplies (with bleach)
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Nonperishable food
  • Bottled water
  • Pet food and supplies
The relief effort will accept donations from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 at the George R Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas Dr., Hall B-3 off Chartres St. (located 3rd level Ramp GRB) Mayor Turner will personally hand off...
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Harvey: One Year Later

Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary when Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas and ravaged our coastline. Houston endured more than 50 inches of rain, catastrophic flooding and the loss of vehicles, homes and our most prized possessions. A bright spot in the devastation was the kindness of our fellow Houstonians. When we saw our local law enforcement and public safety officials inundated with calls for help, you stepped up to lend a helping hand. The community came together to help those in need. From checking on our neighbors, assisting in water rescues, volunteering...
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