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2018 Business Institute – application is now open!

By |2018-07-13T13:47:05+00:00June 6th, 2018|Business|

2018 Business Institute Hispanic-owned small businesses represent more than 42% of the small businesses owned in the Houston region. The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Business Institute is an innovative small business development program that helps connect entrepreneurs and small businesses to the resources they need to take their businesses to the next level of [...]

Free Summer Meals offered at more than 190 HISD Schools

By |2018-07-13T13:47:05+00:00June 4th, 2018|Community, Education, Residential|

No paperwork, registration or proof of income needed to participate The Houston Independent School District will kick off its Summer Meal Program on June 4 at more than 190 area schools, where both breakfast and lunch will be served for free to children ages 1 to 18. Children do not need to be enrolled in [...]

TRIO Pre-Apprenticeship Program: ’Direct Pathway to Lucrative Career’ for Spring Branch Students

By |2018-07-13T13:50:28+00:00May 29th, 2018|Business, Business Spotlight, Community|

by Dorothy Puch Lillig As the school year winds down in the Spring Branch Independent School District, a group of high school students completing their junior year are preparing to participate in a “boot camp” this summer. They’re not trying to join a military organization or complete an exercise program. If they make it through [...]

METRO is again offering FREE rides for students the for the summer

By |2018-07-13T13:47:05+00:00May 16th, 2018|Community, Residential|

METRO is again offering FREE rides for students the for the entire summer with METRO’s Summer of Fun Program June 1 through Sept. 1, 2018. Students can ride free anywhere METRO goes with a Student METRO Q Fare Card. Students who don’t have a card can apply for one today by following this link. After [...]