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…

Kashmere Alumni Association and the SN #48-Trinity/Houston Gardens Community host a Prayer Walk for Peace, Safety and Unity and a Kashmere Feeder Pattern Back to School Supply Drive

What: Community Prayer Walk & Back to School Uniform and School Supply Drive Who: Kashmere Alumni Association (KAA) and the SN #48-Trinity/Houston Gardens When: July 30, 2016 10:30 a.m. – Prayer Walk; 12:00 Noon – School Supply Drive Where: Prayer Walk starts Trinity Gardens First Baptist Church, 6610 Wileyvale, Houston, TX 77028; Back to School…

Lone Star College-North Harris prepares students for healthcare job growth

HOUSTON (July 21, 2016) – As job growth continues at a staggering pace in the healthcare industry, Lone Star College-North Harris is positioned to prepare students to meet the growing demands of the industry.   With new hospitals and medical facilities springing up all over Houston, including The Methodist Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital in…

Building Bridges Between Law Enforcement & Youth

HOUSTON – Two years ago a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., setting off local demonstrations and a renewed national dialogue about race, criminal justice and the frayed bonds between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve. Unfortunately the controversies are nowhere near settled as police shootings of African-Americans and…

Roberta Scott Joins HCDE’s Center for Safe and Secure Schools as School Safety Solutions Specialist

african Harris County Department of Education’s Center for Safe and Secure Schools has appointed Roberta Scott to a new position as safety solutions specialist.  The center was formed in 1999 by HCDE at the request of local superintendents to provide increased safety and security strategies in school environments for students and educators.   Scott’s tenured…