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New Survey & Tools: Small Employers Say Vaccines are Critical for Getting Back to Business

Here's why: The COVID-19 pandemic has hit small businesses hard. Revenue is down by more than 50% for one in four small businesses Small employers are critical to reducing vaccine hesitancy and increasing vaccine access. More than 100 million people of the more than 328 million people in the U.S. generate their livelihoods from small [...]

2021-04-06T15:14:03-05:00April 6th, 2021|Community, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

Alief ISD: ImpactEd – How Learning Losses During the Pandemic Hurt Our Youngest Students

In this episode of ImpactED, the official podcast of Alief ISD, Superintendent HD Chambers speak with Kathy Jahn (Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction) and Mari Martinez (Early Childhood Coordinator) about the potential learning losses of incoming Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students, innovative intervention practices and A New Way to Pre-K in Alief ISD . They [...]

2021-04-05T11:25:34-05:00April 5th, 2021|Alief ISD, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of April 5

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of March 29, 2021. Twenty-one FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the week. Houston Health Department The Houston Health Department will offer drive-thru testing at two surge sites affiliated with U.S. [...]

2021-04-05T08:35:00-05:00April 5th, 2021|City of Houston, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

From macarons to bánh bao: International District bakeries rise up despite pandemic

When she was interviewing for admission to the master’s program she later completed in business at Paris Dauphine University, Julie Le was asked what her dream was. “I wanted to create a business that would be so successful it will survive my death,” Le told the interviewers, adding: “But I won’t do it until I [...]

The Thomas Telegraph: Vol. 2, Issue 13 – 04-01-2021

Vol. 2, Issue 13 - 04.01.21 RESOURCES Earlier this week, AlertHouston's HoustonRecovers subscribers were notified of thousands of Houston Health Department appointment slots.To be alerted of new appointment opportunities, please go to https://houstonemergency.org/alerts/ to create an account. On the "My Subscriptions" page, make sure to check the box for "Houston Recovers". Memorial Hermann is partnering with Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services [...]

2021-04-01T16:36:54-05:00April 1st, 2021|City of Houston, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

Alief ISD’s Early Childhood Department coordinator addresses the pre-K enrollment crisis

Research shows that children who participate in high-quality pre-K programs are more likely to read on grade level by 3rd grade, and that students who do have a greater chance of graduating from college and being career-ready. But pre-K enrollment has fallen short across the nation for a variety of reasons, and now it has [...]

SBA: PPP Deadline Extended to May 31, 2021

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Deadline is Extended to May 31, 2021 Today President Biden signed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Extension Act into law extending the PPP deadline from March 31 to May 31, 2021. Read the full statement from SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman about how this is "providing additional critical relief to the smallest of the [...]

2021-03-31T12:05:06-05:00March 31st, 2021|Community, Community News, IMD News|0 Comments

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.
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