Jada Johnson Becomes Miss Prairie View A&M University 2020-2021 Following First-Ever Virtual Pageant Competition
Joshua Lewis, a biology major from Houston, was named Mr. Prairie View A&M University 2020-2021.
Jada Marie Johnson becomes the 88th Miss Prairie View A&M University*.
HMAAC in partnership with the Pink & Green Charitable Foundation is bringing to you a Zoom Art Auction you definitely don't want to miss. Buy original art online from top artists while making a donation to two great cultural organizations.
Judge’s preliminary injunction is a positive step toward saving the census
The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund released a statement from CEO Arturo Vargas on last night’s federal court ruling that both stops the 2020 Census count from ending early and suspends the end-of-year deadline for delivering apportionment data:
New Report Shows State Rep. Sarah Davis has Consistently Voted Against Hurricane Relief for Her Houston-Area Constituents
Sarah Davis Votes for Her Own Political Benefit Over the Needs of Her Constituents
Yesterday, a report published by the Texas Signal shows State Rep. Sarah Davis’ voted against helping storm survivors like those impacted by 2017’s Hurricane Harvey as she racked up campaign donations from groups like Texans for Lawsuit Reform.
Top Universities Collaborate with Listeners On Call to Address Student Needs for Accessible Mental Health Support
Student Body Presidents at Texas A&M, Syracuse, Purdue, and Vanderbilt to Offer Affordable, Anonymous Phone-Based Listening Services for Students
Listeners On Call, the pioneer in Consumer Listening Services, partners with student body presidents of four top universities representing over 140,000 students, Texas A&M, Syracuse, Purdue, and Vanderbilt, to provide mental health and well-being support to students. The students can access subsidized and low-cost calls with trained Listeners who can relate to students based on shared experiences. This move by the student body presidents of each school in support of student mental health will help to reduce stigma and provide support to young people navigating an unprecedented back-to-school season.
Woodson Center – and partners will Host a Virtual Fundraiser for Piney Woods School
The Piney Woods School, one of America’s oldest independent, historically black boarding schools, is partnering with the Woodson Center for a virtual fundraising event that will enable the school to provide scholarships and tuition assistance to up to 200 low-income students.
In recognition of this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board are honoring five exemplary Houstonians.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® isproud to announce that for the third consecutive year, the sorority has successfully raised $1 million in 24 hours for the benefit of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The sorority's annual HBCU Impact Day on September 21 exceeded its $1 million goal in online donations alone from local AKA chapters, private donors and corporate matching dollars from across the globe.
When you are someone living with sickle cell disease, there are times in your life you go through tremendous pain…unbearable pain. You want to do everything you can to avoid that pain, that crisis.
The Houston Independent School District will receive $1 million from the Moody Foundation to help close the digital divide by purchasing computers for HISD’s Achieve 180 students on some of the district’s underperforming campuses.