Houston’s Homeless Resolve to Get Off The Streets

As a new year is here, and cold nights are looming, homeless people and their advocates reflect on their own resolutions. (Video: KHOU 11 News)

Down for the Count Houston’s Homeless Population Has Dropped Dramatically Over the Last 3 Years (SwampLot)

Houston Protests Build Over Jordan Baker Shooting, Joining National Debate on Police Shootings

Although their numbers were smaller then many anticipated, local civil rights and justice reform advocates rallied this week around the case of Jordan Baker, a young, unarmed black man who was killed by a police officer nearly a year ago. Recently a grand jury declined to indict the officer in the killing, sparking local anger similar to that seen in many other cities this year. (Video: KTRK 13 News)

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Elves & More Motivates Kids to Improve Reading and Riding

Motivating young kids to achieve and improve their reading is a constant challenge for some schools. A holiday oriented nonprofit group, Elves and More however steps in each year to provide a unique bit of motivation that all come to fruition at Christmas time.
(Video: Houston Public Media)