District H News
Council Redistricting & CIP Town Hall
MONDAY, APRIL 25th at Moody Park
The City of Houston is holding meetings to receive public input about redistricting and share information about Capital Improvement Projects. The District H Town Hall will take place in person at Moody Park Recreation Center, as well as virtually on Microsoft Teams.

Details can be found on the Planning and Development Department’s website and in this committee presentation. Please view page 9 of the presentation to see what the 2020 Census determined current populations of Council Districts to be, and why District H will need boundary adjustments to come into compliance. Please note that the public is invited to attend any Town Hall Meeting, not just those within their Council District.
When: Mon, Apr 25th, 6pm
Where: Moody Park Community Center, 3725 Fulton -OR- Virtual
Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center Mural
Local artist David Maldonado has been selected to create a mural for the entrance of the renovated Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center. Two community meetings are scheduled this week for community feedback and to meet the artist. See media release here.
When: TODAY, Thurs, Apr 14th at 10am & Sat, Apr 16th at 10am
Where: Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center, 6402 Market St
Scrap Metal Day in Second Ward
Council Member Cisneros is partnering with Tri Coastal Trading to host an Earth Day scrap metal recycling event. Come turn in your old metal and get paid! Scrap Day is open to the public and will also feature food, music, and family activities. For all the details, including price list, see the flyer here.
When: Sat, Apr 23rd, 10am-2pm
Where: Tri Coastal Trading, 705 N Greenwood
TechConnect Internship: The Perfect Summer Job
The TechConnect Summer Internship
  • Accommodates summer travel (Runs 5 weeks, from July 5th-August 5th)
  • Allows for evening and weekend activities & employment (Work schedule is M-F, 10am-2pm)
  • Provides leadership experience & technology training
Young adults, aged 16-24, are encouraged to apply for this "perfect summer job!" through this link. Eligible HCC students can earn a competitive hourly rate and meet their employment requirements for the Federal Work Study Program. HCC students can find the position on Career Hub.
Learn more about TechConnect here.
Easter Sunday Homeless Outreach
Ryon Civic Association in the Near Northside is partnering with Challenge U to feed the homeless on Resurrection/Easter Sunday. The event will start at 2pm until food runs out. View the flyer here for more details.
When: Sun, Apr 17th at 2pm
Where: Ryon Civic Association, 4501 Elysian
Film Highlights Second Ward History
View a short film about the history of the Latino ballplayers who formed the Compadres Fast Pitch Softball Team in Second Ward's Settegast Park. The 16-minute film includes interviews with original players and family members, is now available to watch online. See the film here.
Community Meeting on Railroad Blockings
The East End Chamber of Commerce is holding a community meeting to address ongoing concerns about railroad blocking disruptions to businesses and residents. Union Pacific representatives will be present.
When: Wed, Apr 21st, 6-8pm
Where: Our Lady of Guadalupe School Gym, 2405 Navigation Blvd.
2nd Booster Available through Houston Health Dept. Sites
People over the age of 50 and certain immunocompromised individuals who received an initial booster dose at least four months ago are now eligible for second COVID booster. COVID testing, vaccination, and boosters at Houston Health Department-operated sites remain FREE and do not require insurance. HHD-operated sites are located across the city and can be found at HoustonHealth.org or by calling 832-393-4220.
Seeking Musicians & Venues for 'Make Music Day Houston'
Registration is now open to sign up as a performer or as a venue for Make Music Houston Day, a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st, 2022. Unlike typical music festivals, Make Music Houston is open to anyone--young and old, amateur and professional--any kind of musician or music lover who wants to take part. Musicians of every kind are invited to participate. Visit the Make Music Houston website and sign up today!
Sexual Assault Awareness Month: HPD Resources
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Houston Police Department stresses the importance of consent. Follow this link to watch Detective K. Dawn Baker of the Houston Police Department’s Adult Sex Crimes Unit discuss consent, how the police department gets cases, and what to do if you think you may have been sexually assaulted.
Save the Date: College & Career Day at Moody Park
Texas State Representative Christina Morales is holding a College and Career Readiness Day on Saturday, April 30th at Moody Park. The event is open to all high school seniors in District 145. There will be representatives from higher education and industry, as well as prizes, food, and entertainment. View full flyer here and register here.
When: Sat, Apr 30th, 10am-1pm
Where: Moody Park, 3725 Fulton
Free Shredding Day in Independence Heights
Frost Bank's Garden Oaks Financial Center location is hosting a document shredding day on Friday, April 22nd. There will be on-site document shredding services from 11:00am-2:00pm. View the flyer here.
When: Fri, Apr 22nd, 11am-2pm
Where: 4606 N Shepherd Dr
FREE Industrial Skills Job Training
HCDE Adult Education is offering a new free NCCER (Core Construction) Certification Program. The six week program includes training on basic safety, material handling, and workplace communications. Classes will run from April 25-June 3. View flyer with details here and reserve your spot here.
When: Tue-Thurs, Apr 19th-20th, 9:30-11:00am
Where: Launch Point, 5807 Little York
Neighborhood Updates: Receive Alerts to your Phone
The Neighborhood Updates service sends subscribers brief voice or text messages in Spanish or English about City, state, federal and nonprofit agency resources, services, and opportunities. The messaging service is for everyone, especially for seniors and others who may not have easy access to online information. Anyone can subscribe by calling 3-1-1. More details here.
Don't Forget to License your Pet
A friendly reminder: The City of Houston requires dogs and cats four months of age or older must be licensed and vaccinated against rabies every year. All pets are now required to have a microchip that is registered with the City. The microchip replaces the licensing tag. The link below includes information from BARC about how to obtain a pet license: https://www.houstontx.gov/barc/licensing_your_pet.html

Need Additional Resources?
Check out our District H Resources Page for links and more information about available resources. Resources are updated every week.
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!