HCDE inducts Adult Learners into National Adult Education Honor Society

HOUSTON – The Harris County Department of Education (HCDE), under the administration of Superintendant James Colbert, Jr., recently inducted 26 adult learners into the National Adult Education Honor Society. The service was held in the HCDE’s Conference Center located at 6300 Irvington, 77022.   Educators, family members and friends of the honorees were all smiles…

Protestors will be Prosecuted

By: DeWayne Charleston As thousands of peaceful protestors converged on cities across America demanding criminal justice and grand jury reforms, protestors in Houston converged on the Galleria area. Several hundred local protestors entered the Houston mall two weeks ago, and by all accounts staged peaceful demonstrations as part of the nationwide call to action. However…

Giving Thanks

By: Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) This week, as we prepare to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, I am continually reminded of the importance family and the mandate of being thankful. It is important to give thanks for the people in our lives, for continued prosperity and for the blessings we receive every day. This year,…

14th Annual Conference Featuring a Governor’s Small Business Forum

DALLAS – Representatives from Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas (Greater Dallas) recently provided valuable information to small business owners at the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce 14th Annual Conference featuring a Governor’s Small Business Forum. Greater Dallas and TWC representatives provided information designed to educate the Texas entrepreneur and small business community on…

Texas Round-Up: What’s Happenin’ Around Texas?

AUSTIN – The chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court has appointed a new judge to decide whether to grant another trial to Gregory Kelley, a Leander football player convicted of sexual assault. District Judge Billy Ray Stubblefield recused himself from the case after presiding over Kelley’s trial in July, which resulted in a Williamson…