Meet Joanna Läufer

HOUSTON – A little over five years ago, Joanna Laufer relocated from Dallas to Houston. Undoubtedly at that time, she had no idea of where this 200-mile transition would lead her. With a background in commercial insurance, real estate transactions, construction and a hint of property management; Laufer would soon find that her knowledge and…

Houston not A Raisin in the Sun

I value the contributions of the smaller newspapers and magazines that cater to Houston’s ethnic and cultural diversity.  Sometimes the needs of these communities are overlooked by Houston’s mainstream media.  For instance, it’s hard to quantify the level of my disappointment in seeing a Houston Chronicle editorial veer off into an outmoded, skewed analysis about my…

ARE WE LAB RATS, POLITICAL PAWNS… OR BOTH?

By: Darwin Campbell Low-Income and Poor Trapped by Houston’s Affordable Housing Dilemma HOUSTON – All low-income residents and poor families desire is a good place to call home, a safe environment to work and raise children and great schools to educate and provide viable opportunities for their children. THE ISSUE However, a giant tug-of-war is…