Knowledge is Power: On Financial Literacy

It’s a simple concept, yet it is difficult to fully define. It’s an important goal, yet is a moving target. It’s an expected reality of most adults, yet it is not something that’s taught in primary or secondary schools. Financial ...

Houston Housing Authority Breaks Ground on First Multifamily Housing Dev

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Houston, City Council Member Karla Cisneros, and others join HHA to break ground on the City’s newest mixed-income community

Fifth Harmony Blazes Rodeo Houston Stage Friday Night With Fan Favorites

Dressed in red, award-winning singing group Fifth Harmony radiated the Rodeo Houston stage this past weekend, with an electrical performance of some fan-favorites. The now quartet opened up the show powerfully with fireworks and a white horse-drawn carriage, captivating their ...

Midtown Houston Hosts Month-Long Culinary Series to Spotlight Local Restaurants

Midtown Houston kicked off eat IN midtown, a month-long culinary event offering residents a taste of the area in a cost-effective way.

Long-time HPD Officer Named Acting Police Chief at TSU

as Southern University has announced that Mary Young has been named new acting chief of police for the Department of Public Safety at Texas

Community Artists' Collective Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Community Service to Houston Area Artists - April 15th

One of Houston’s profound cultural arts organizations will be commemorating its milestone 30th Anniversary this year. The Community Artists’ Collective, founded by Michelle Barnes and Sarah Trotty in 1987, continues to provide comprehensive art education programs to inner city school ...

Texas Senate Committee Hears Pros and Cons of School Choice Measure

A Texas Senate committee kicked off its first round of hearings Tuesday on a controversial measure that would give public funds to parents who want to enroll their children in private schools or public charter schools.

Houston Pension Solution Takes Historic Step Forward in Texas Legislature

After hearing testimony from Mayor Sylvester Turner and many others, the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee today voted to send the Houston Pension Solution to the full senate for approval. With one exception, the measure passed out of committee is ...

The Women Behind Minority Business Growth in Houston

Being in business for yourself is hard. It is always helpful to have a mentor and some assistance to navigate the path to get to your success story. Business owners in Houston are fortunate in that respect to have a ...

HCDE Tidwell Head Start Program Recruits Students Ages 3-5 for Immediate Openings

Harris County Department of Education Head Start Tidwell Center located at 8302 John Ralston Rd. is recruiting students ages 3-5. The program ensures future success for students both academically and socially and provides comprehensive health, education, nutrition and financial services ...

Talente Texans Named Rodeo Rockstar Champions at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Young musical talents took the Stars Over Texas Stage at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Tuesday, March 21, for the final round of the 2017 Rodeo Rockstar competition.

Mayor Turner Urges Congress to Maintain Meals on Wheels

Mayor Sylvester Turner issued the following statement regarding proposed federal budget cuts that would seriously reduce funding for the Meals on Wheels program in Houston.

Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4002 Corder

Houston police are investigating the apparent accidental shooting of two men at 4002 Corder about 1:10 a.m. today (March 22).

Houston McDonald's Restaurants to Give Free Breakfast to Students and Teachers for STAAR Test on Mar. 28

On Tuesday, March 28, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., Houston area McDonald’s restaurants will provide free breakfast to students taking the STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) test and their teachers.

Suspect Arrested, Other Victims Sought in Sexual Assault Investigation

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested and believed responsible for at least 10 sexual assault incidents in the northeast Houston and Harris County areas.