District H News
DEADLINE APPROACHING: 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 eight 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 recently extended deadline of this Friday, March 23rd !
Council Member Cisneros Funds NEW Mobile Adoption Trailer: Unveiling 3/28
Join Council Member Cisneros and BARC as they kick-off the arrival of a brand new Mobile Adoption Trailer Council Member Cisneros has funded. Come check out the trailer at the City Hall Farmers Market on March 28th about BARC and adoptable animals.

When? Wednesday, March 28th, 11 am - 1 pm
Where? Hermann Square, 900 Smith Street
POSTPONED: Woodland Heights
Public Meeting On Speed Cushions
The previously scheduled public meeting discussing the recently installed and tested speed cushions in Woodland Heights has been postponed by Public Works due to a printing error with mailed materials. A date and location is TBD. Public Works will hold this postponed meeting to present results, answer questions, and gather resident input. You can submit comments at the meeting or anytime online by clicking here.
When: Postponed; date TBD
Independence Heights:
Booker T Washington HS Turns 125!
Parade & "Family Reunion"
Join Booker T Washington High School alumni, former teachers, coaches, clubs, teams, family, and friends in celebrating Booker T's 125 year anniversary. A festival of live music, giveaways, food, and a bounce house will follow the 10 am parade. For more info, dial 713-298-1772 or send an email.
When? March 24th, 10 am
Where? Booker T. Washington HS
119 E 39th St
Volunteers Needed For Trash Bash On March 24th
Rivers, Lakes Bays 'N Bayous Trash Bash is seeking volunteers to help clean up Little White Oak Bayou. Be part of the solution and click here for event details.
When? Sat., 3/24, 8 am - 12 pm
Report to: Moody Park
3725 Fulton St.
Grant Opportunities
  • Mayor's Art Scholarship
  • Open to Houston-area public or charter high school in the 11th and 12th grades.
  • Deadline: March 26th, 5 pm. More info here.
  • Festival Grant Program
  • Funds art festivals or art components of cultural festivals in City of Houston. Max $10k award.
  • Deadline: April 9th, 5:30 pm. More info here.
Resource Providers: Summer Food Service Program
Deadline to Apply: 3/30/18
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) 2018 Summer Food Service Program for youth ages 1 to 18 will operate from June 4 through August 10. Churches, non-profits, apartment complexes, learning centers, and schools are encouraged to apply by the March 30th deadline. To learn more about this federal-funded program, dial 713-676-6832 today to speak with the program manager and begin your application.
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!