Mayor Turner: Houston Nears Goal of $15 Million to End Chronic Homelessness

HOUSTON – The road to end homelessness for many African-Americans, veterans and other minorities just got smoother as Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a $1 million grant from JPMorgan Chase to support Houston’s ambitious efforts to end chronic homelessness through The Way Home – the Houston region’s nationally recognized homeless housing initiative. “Merely maintaining our momentum…

Celebrating National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week March 27th – April 2nd

Every year, Congress designates one week in March as National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week (YA Week) to honor the 30 Young Audiences affiliates and their contributions to schools nationwide through its arts-in-education programs and to encourage Americans to recognize the important contribution the arts make to society   Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ), co-chair…

Bridging the Achievement Gap: Involve Students in Arts Programs and Curb Summer Learning Loss

Imagine a summer program where your students will: move, create, visualize, and collaborate with their peers learn about cultures from around the world work alongside professional artist educators celebrate their creative and intellectual potential using arts-based strategies The amount of learning loss students experience every summer Recent studies in Texas show that the amount of…