District H News
Kick off a Healthy New Year
Save the date for Council Member Karla Cisneros' Health & Resource Fair in the Second Ward on 1/26. Free health screenings, Houston Food Bank food distribution, free vaccinations, diabetes prevention, Zumba sessions, and much more. View the flyer in English here or en espanol aqui.
When: Saturday, January 26th, 10 am - 1 pm
Where: Ripley House, 4410 Navigation
Helping Houstonians Eliminate Barriers To Employment
Don't miss the Turnaround Houston Readiness Fair in the Near Northside hosted by Mayor Turner and the City of Houston next Thursday. The event will have employers and educational institution reps on-site, free on-site haircuts and styling, and information on: 2nd chance and re-entry programs; tickets and warrants; and tattoo removal. Click here to RSVP for the event.
When: 1/17/19, 9 am - 1 pm
Where: Moody Park, 3725 Fulton
Home Repairs for Families in Independence Heights
If you live in the Independence Heights neighborhood and your home was damaged by Hurricane Harvey, please contact Rebuilding Together by sending an email here or calling 713-659-2511. All repairs completed are at no cost to home owners.
2nd Ward: Wills, Trusts, & Estate Plans
Register now to attend an event with volunteer attorneys presenting information on how to prepare a will, different types of trusts, and the consequences of dying without a will. Visit this website for more info. Admission is free but registration required. Dinner will be served.
When: 1/24/19, 6-8 pm
Where: Ripley House, 4410 Navigation
Early Voting Begins 1/14: Texas House Dist. 145
A special election date has been announced for January 29th to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 145 seat recently vacated by former Rep. Carol Alvarado. Early voting begins 1/14. Visit this website for more information.
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!