District H News
DEADLINE EXTENDED: 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 recently extended April 6th deadline
I-45 N Expansion & Children's Health
Air Alliance Houston is holding a series of neighborhood community meetings to talk about the freeway expansion project, which will rebuild and expand I-45 from Beltway 8 to the Wheeler Transit Station in Midtown over the next 10+ years. Learn how this can impact your family's health at the meeting held in the greater Northside/Northline area. Food provided; kids welcome.
When: Thursday, March 28th, 6 -7 pm
Where: Jefferson Elementary School, 5000 Sharman St
Fonville Middle School: Community Health Fair
The community is invited to receive free health screenings, immunizations, Medicaid, WIC, Gold Card, and other enrollment services, vision exams, and more at a resource fair hosted at Fonville Middle School. Call 832-582-4853 for more info.
When: Saturday, 3/30/19, 9 am – 12 pm
Where: Fonville MS, 725 E. Little York Rd.
Teachers Wanted!
AAMA is hosting a teacher career fair as they prepare to hire for the 2019-2020 school year. If you like tech, creative classroom freedom, and smaller class sizes, visit this website for more info.
When: Saturday, March 30th, 9 am - 12 pm
Where: AAMA George Sanchez North Campus, 215 Rittenhouse Street
Second Ward: Free Teen Poetry Workshop
Join Houston Poet Laureate, Deborah DEEP Mouton, for a youth poetry workshop in the Second Ward. This workshop's theme is: I Am Not My Mama's Problems. While everyone is welcome, the workshop is designed for Middle & High School students. Visit this website for more info and to RSVP.
When: Friday, 3/29/19, 5 – 6 pm
Where: 4410 Navigation Blvd.
Volunteers Needed: Trash Bash On March 30th 
Rivers, Lakes Bays 'N Bayous Trash Bash is seeking volunteers to help clean up Little White Oak Bayou. Be part of the solution and visit this website for event details.
When: Sat., 3/30/19, 8 am - 1 pm
Report to: Raven Tower at White Oak Music Hall 
Near Northside: Houston Basics
The Children's Museum of Houston is hosting a program for parents and grandparents of children birth -3 years old, teaching them 5 simple and powerful ways to help children become happy and successful.
When: Wednesday, April 3rd, 6-7 pm
Where: Leonel Castillo Community Center, 2101 South St.
FREE Truck Driver Training
SERJobs is offering free 7-week commercial driver license training for those who live in Houston, are 21+ years old, have a clean driving record, and have been released from state or city prison/jail in the past three years, and whose criminal records do not include arson or sexual offenses. Contact Veronica Arispe at 713-773-6000 ext. 164 for more info.
NeighborhoodLIFT: Homeownership Assistance
Wells Fargo is partnering with local organizations to help you make homeownership a reality with the NeighborhoodLIFT down payment assistance program. Visit this website for more info on how you could receive a $15,000 grant to help you buy a home in Houston.
Spring Open House: Housing and Community Development Department
The Draft 2019 Annual Action plan has been prepared and is ready for your input. An estimated $40 million in federal grants will be available to improve Houston's neighborhoods and quality of life over the next year. Submit comments on the draft until April 17th by sending an email here or attending one of the Housing and Community Development Department open house events.
When/Where: 4/2/19, 6- 8 pm at Near Northwest Mgmt District, 7603 Antoine Dr.
When/Where: 4/4/19, 6 - 8 pm at Magnolia Multi-Service Center, 7037 Capitol St.
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!