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Alief ISD: Message from the Superintendent, Aug. 7, 2020

In this video, Alief ISD Superintendent HD Chambers speaks to parents, students and staff. Click on the image above to watch the video, or watch here. En este video, el Superintendente de Alief ISD, HD Chambers habla con los padres, los estudiantes y el personal. Haga clic en la imagen de arriba para ver el [...]

Alief ISD: Superintendent’s Op-Ed in Houston Chronicle

I wanted to share this opinion article on health and safety decisions, roles of a school Board and superintendent, role of the local health officials and impact of Texas Education Agency guidelines. This was published in this morning's Houston Chronicle. Brian Woods, superintendent of Northside ISD, and I co-signed this article. You may read this piece by clicking [...]

Survey: Houston Mayor’s Task Force on Policing Reform

The Houston Mayor's Task Force on Policing Reform, at https://www.houstontx.gov/mayor/press/2020/police-review-task-force.html, urges all city residents to complete an online survey before midnight Sunday, Aug. 9. The task force is reviewing all Houston Police Department policies and practices. Take the Survey

The Neighborhood Matching Grant Program is Accepting Applications

The 2020 application period for Neighborhood Matching Grants is open! Nonprofit 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations can apply for neighborhood improvement and beautification projects funds. The deadline is Nov. 6, 2020. Apply: houstontx.gov/neighborhoods/

The Thomas Telegraph – Vol. 1, Issue 5, 08-06-2020

A WORD FROM COUNCIL MEMBER THOMAS District F Residents, I am excited to announce that a second round of funding for the City of Houston's Rental Assistance Program has been unanimously approved by City Council, totaling $20 million. In my role as Chair of the Housing and Community Affairs Committee, I had been in talks with Mayor Turner about this [...]

City Council Approves $20 million Rent Relief Program to Help Houstonians Who Cannot Pay Rent Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston City Council today approved a $20 million rent relief package to help Houstonians who cannot pay rent due to economic challenges caused by COVID-19. Funding for the City's second rental relief package includes $15 million from the the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES [...]

Department of Neighborhoods launches bilingual phone messaging service

“Neighborhood Updates” notify residents of COVID-19 recovery resources and essential city services The Department of Neighborhoods (DON) announces Neighborhood Updates, a new way for Houstonians to stay informed of COVID-19 recovery resources, essential city services, and seasonal advisories via telephone voice and text messages in English and Spanish. The new service is especially catered to seniors, [...]

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