Seeking Latino/a/x Participants for Research Study

My name is Pamela Hernandez, Ph.D. and I am a researcher with EDUCO Research. We have been commissioned by Mi Familia Vota-Houston, Coalition for Environment, Equity & Resilience (CEER), and Service Employees International Union-TX (SEIU-TX) to conduct a research study on Latino perspectives on climate change and energy in Harris County, Texas. We would like [...]

2022-04-26T11:40:32-05:00April 26th, 2022|Community, Partner Newsletter|

Houston TranStar Urges Motorists to “Move Over or Slow Down”

Every day, law enforcement, emergency personnel and tow operators risk their lives responding to calls for help on area roadways. The Texas Move Over/Slow Down law requires that passing motorists move out of the lane closest to an emergency vehicle stopped on the roadway or reduce driving speeds to 20 miles below the posted limit [...]

2022-04-11T14:52:11-05:00April 11th, 2022|Community, Partner Newsletter|

SBA Houston Upcoming Events for the Week of April 4-8, 2022

Contracting Assistance Programs and the Certification Process Tuesday, April 5 | 1:00pm-3:30pm CDT | REGISTER Small businesses are encouraged to take on contracting opportunities. Learn about various contracting programs. Explore various certifications available.   Infrastructure Bill: Opportunities for Small Businesses Thursday, April 7 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER Learn about the newly passed Infrastructure Bill and how [...]

2022-04-04T10:03:29-05:00April 1st, 2022|Economic Development, Partner Newsletter|

The County Connection: Harris County’s Historic Investment in Early Childhood

    The County Connection Lina Hidalgo | Harris County Judge March 2022     In Harris County, we recognize that early childhood education is a make-or-break resource. We know that the positive effects of high quality early childhood programs endure throughout a child’s life, increasing their graduation rates and earnings while reducing their contact with the criminal [...]

2022-04-04T10:04:34-05:00March 11th, 2022|Community, Partner Newsletter|

The County Connection: Fighting Gun Violence and Investing in Public Safety

    The County Connection Lina Hidalgo | Harris County Judge February 2022     Across the nation, states, counties, and cities are reporting across-the-board increases in gun-related violent crime. And here in Harris County, we are not immune from this alarming national trend. Many factors are at play, including a lack of common sense gun laws [...]

2022-04-04T10:05:10-05:00February 11th, 2022|Community, Partner Newsletter|
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