National HBCU Pre-Law Summit Presents Unique and Game-Changing Opportunity to Aspiring Lawyers

The Third Annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit will be held at Georgia State University College of Law and Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. This event is the only national conference in the country designed especially for HBCU students and graduates interested in law school and becoming lawyers.   LSAT Panel Discussion ATLANTA –  The Third Annual National…

AVANCE

Houston- Avance’s mission is “unlocking America’s potential by strengthening families in at-risk communities through effective parent education and support programs.” This organization serves different communities in the Houston area, and they help families’ advance and progress through their core values, which is engagement, innovation, using a holistic approach, and through dignity.   They offer many…

Lone Star College-North Harris Announces New Director of Nursing Program

Doris Jackson was recently named director of the Lone Star College-North Harris nursing program. HOUSTON – Doris Jackson was recently named director of the Lone Star College-North Harris nursing program. Jackson most recently worked at LSC-Kingwood for the past six years, but comes to the LSC-North Harris program with 38 years of clinical experience. While…

Rotten Fruit!

In a recent issue of the African-American News&Issues paper, I submitted an article about how the efforts of a woman named Tameka Mottley were nearly brought to an abrupt halt, due to the actions of a property manager named Cheryl Foster. In short – From an empty apartment unit, Tameka was feeding the hungry children…

The Texas Golden Girls

Simone Biles –   Sport: Gymnastics   Discipline(s): Artistic Gymnastics   Event(s): Team Height: 4-8 Weight: 105 DOB: 3/14/1997 Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio Hometown: Spring, Texas High School: Homeschooled (Spring, Texas) ‘15 Team/Club: World Champions Center Coach(es): Aimee Boorman   Olympic Experience Olympian (2016); five-time Olympic medalist (4 gold, 1 bronze) Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold…

CASE for Kids City Connections Applications Available Now!

District D is home to many great after-school programs that provide valuable benefits to youth in our community. My office is excited to continue its collaboration with the Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) to provide funds for after-school programs throughout the District. The new City Connections application for the 2016 – 2017 school year…

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE HOST THE BACK TO SCHOOL HAIRCUTS & HAIRDOS WITH THE SANTANA DOTSON FOUNDATION & FRANKLIN INSTITUTE

“I strongly believe that our children are our nation’s greatest strength and resource,” says Rep. Jackson Lee *Must be register to receive services: Participants may register at www.dotsonfamilypark.org or Call 832-683-4792 WHAT: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Children’s Caucus and Member of the House Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, along…