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…

Texas Southern students wins first place in International Business Competition

Anthony Collier, a History and Political Science major at Texas Southern University, recently won first place in the International Competition for Entrepreneurs in Montego Bay, Jamaica.  Collier, a junior, and his team of four other Texas Southern students – David Funchess, Shanique Brown, Aubrey Conley, and Ashytn Duncan – were recognized for RadBlok, an innovative electromagnetic…

Jack and Jill of America host a Series of Regional Youth Leadership Development Teen Conferences

BEAUMONT – More than 700 teenagers and adults gathered in Beaumont, Texas to attend Jack and Jill of America, Inc.’s 62nd Annual Teen Conference for the South Central Region.  The conference gave the youth the opportunity to give back to the community by conducting community service for Habitat for Humanity.  They also gave powerful speeches…