District H News
CORRECTION: Annual District H Spring Meeting + Housing Fair
Mayor Turner & Council Member Cisneros invite you to the Annual District H Spring Meeting + Housing Fair. During the meeting there will be presentations on the City's annual Capital Improvement Project (CIP) plan and Houston's Hurricane Harvey recovery progress, as well as multiple housing resources available to both new home buyers and those recovering from Harvey. Please see the flyer on our website for more information.
When: Monday, March 25, 2019 from 6-8 PM.
Where: Moody Park Community Center, 3725 Fulton St, Houston, TX 77009
Seeking Summer Interns:
Are You 16-24, Interested In Technology & Service To The Community?
Council Member Cisneros encourages the youth of District H to apply for one of the fourteen (14) summer TechConnect Internships that she is offering and funding at city facilities throughout District H. For more info, view the flyer here . Be sure to apply through the Hire Houston Youth platform by the March 23rd deadline
March 17th: Tour de Houston
Join Mayor Turner and Council Member Cisneros on the Tour de Houston (presented by Apache) on March 17th. The Tour de Houston is a fundraising bike ride that benefits Houston's Reforestation Program and offers unique bike routes winding through Houston’s historic neighborhoods, scenic districts and parks. Visit this website for more info and to register.
When: Sunday, March 17, 2019
Where: Beginning and ending at Hermann Square, 901 Bagby
AARP Houston TX Title & Deed Clearing Clinic
Register for an initial meeting with a lawyer from Lone Star Legal Aid of Houston. You are encouraged to bring copies of relevant materials, such as a copy of the deed or title in question, to give the lawyers a clear picture of the issues to be resolved. You can RSVP by calling 1-877-926-8300.
When: 3/15/19, 9 am - 4 pm
Where: United Way Building, 50 Waugh Drive
Old 6th Ward: MECA Needs Sponsors
Due to Hurricane Harvey, the historic DOW School (owned by MECA) sustained hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages. The Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts awarded MECA with a matching grant challenge, and MECA needs your help before the challenge expires. All are invited to join as a sponsor for their Harvey Restoration Challenge Event. Register here.
When: 3/28/19, 6-9 pm
Where: MECA Auditorium, 1900 Kane Street
Free Construction & Safety Training
Register now and receive 3-week hands on construction and safety training, earn industry recognized credentials, and explore new career opportunities with SERJobs' employer partners. Apply here.
Scholarship Opportunity
The Afro American Police Officers League (AAPOL) is currently accepting scholarship applications from all graduating seniors with a 2.7 GPA or higher. Visit this website to apply by 5 pm, 3/31/19.
Interested in Home Ownership?
Qualified homebuyers across the city are receiving financial assistance for down payment and closing costs, thanks to Houston’s Homebuyer Assistance Program. This program from the City of Houston is designed help low- to moderate-income Houstonians who are first-time homebuyers or have not owned a home in the last 3 years. Visit this website for more info.
Download the 311 app to your Android or iPhone . When you see an issue in your neighborhood,  use the app to report it . You can even include photos! If you prefer to talk directly to a representative about your issue, or want to request information about City resources, birth certificates, elections, and more, call 713-837-0311. Remember: Always call 911 in the case of an emergency!