Lone Star College welcomes record number of students

HOUSTON (Oct. 20, 2017) – Lone Star College opened its doors to a record 89,413 credit students for fall 2017, representing a 4.4 percent...

NAACP Houston Branch 2017 Freedom Fund Advocacy & Awards Gala Honoring Mayor Sylvester Turner

Mickey Leland Humanitarian Award Recipient For 99 years, the Houston NAACP has served as a vital thread in the quilt of social justice in the...

Booker T. Washington H.S. engineering students bring clean water and electricity to Zimbabwe

Students from Booker T. Washington High School raise money to work on a joint project with students in Karoi, Zimbabwe to provide better access...

TWEF Moguls Media Honoree: Judy Foston- Stanford

PURCHASE TICKETS TWEF Honors “Moguls in Media” During Intercultural Financial and Leadership Summit Reception Gala, October 13th, 7:30 p.m. Location: Univision 45 “Uforia Lounge” 5100 Southwest Freeway,...

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Extended for 39 Counties

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)  announced that the deadline has been extended to October 31, 2017 for individuals filing for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in...

REP. ERIC JOHNSON CALLS FOR INTERIM STUDY ON MAIL-IN BALLOT FRAUD & REDISTRICTING

On Monday, October 2, 2017, Representative Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) sent a letter to Texas House Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) calling for him to...

Texas Adds Extra Day, Special Mega-Site to Apply for D-SNAP in Harris County

AUSTIN – Texas Health and Human Services announced today it will add an extra day at a new location for Harris County victims of...

Texas Expands D-SNAP to Waller County

AUSTIN – Texas Health and Human Services announced it will roll out disaster food relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey to residents in Waller...

Police Chief, Commanders to Welcome New Officers to HPD

At 3 p.m. TODAY (Monday, Oct. 2), Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and police commanders will welcome 59 police cadets from Academy Class 232...

Mayor Provides Updates On Storm Debris Collection

HOUSTON- Mayor Sylvester Turner presents the following updates on the city's removal of storm debris from homes and other buildings in the city: LANDFILLS WILL OPERATE...