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Notice of public hearing for the 2017 Annual Action Plan

The City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department has prepared the Draft 2017 Annual Action Plan, which serves as the annual application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for federal entitlement grants, including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA), and…

Summer High School Studio Art Intensive at Art League Houston

The Summer High School Studio Art Intensive at Art League Houston is a rigorous, four-week summer program and in-depth studio art experience for high school students, ages 14-17. Participants will receive six hours of coursework each day in a variety of mediums, beginning with drawing and painting and expanding to less traditional forms. Led by…

Houston Can Academy students visit Hobby Airport

On Wednesday, March 8, students from Houston Can Academy – Hobby visited Houston’s William P. Hobby airport for the first time, ever. With help from State Representative Carol Alvarado’s office, the Hobby Management District and Southwest Airlines, these students had their first airport experience and will be well prepared for their upcoming trip to our…

Apply this week for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program!

This is the last week to apply for the Summer 2017 session! Learn from the experts. Take a practical hands-on business course and acquire useful business skills such as contract negotiation, finance, and people management. Invest in yourself. Take advantage of this professional growth opportunity to develop your leadership skills. Get customized business assistance. Receive…

Urgent Airbag Safety Recall

The airbag in your vehicle may have a deadly defect. Instead or protecting you, these defective airbags explode like grenades, spraying metal shrapnel inside the passenger compartment. Eleven people have died, including two right here in Houston. More than 180 people have been severely injured. The good news is, the repair is absolutely free. A…

Capital Improvement Plan Community Meeting, March 2

Citizens are encouraged to attend meetings in their Council districts, learn about projects and plans, voice questions and community concerns The City of Houston invites residents to participate in the annual Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) process at public meetings. The meetings afford residents an opportunity to hear from city officials about CIP projects in their…

TECH CONNECT 2017

Join us for TECH CONNECT 2017 A free networking evening featuring Houston’s entrepreneurial and tech-related organizations. Come meet Houston’s amazing start-up groups, discover how your entrepreneurial dreams can become realities, and share a toast with fellow entrepreneurs. February 16, 2017 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm 1911 Bagby Street Houston, Texas 77002 across from the Houston…