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Keep Houston Beautiful, April 8

Help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Keep Houston Beautiful Day on April 8th by participating in a local clean-up activity. Please help KHB beautify Houston year-round with a small donation for annual clean-up support. Text “KHB” to 52000 for a one-time gift of $10.

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…

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…

Prophetic City: Houston on the Cusp of a Changing America

Download the presentation that Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D. from the Rice|Kinder Institute for Urban Research gave at the Hobby Area Management District’s State of the District Luncheon on February 7, 2017. The event was attended by 170 business and community leaders. Prophetic City: Houston on the Cusp of a Changing America Tracking Responses to the…

H-GAC Transportation Survey – asking for your assistance

We are asking for your assistance with a survey CDS is conducting for the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC). It’s a region-wide community survey of public transportation service needs and opinions, including topics such as ride sharing, local bus service, park and ride service, and other types of public transportation services. We’ve conducted a phone survey,…