Houstonian’s Join The Women’s March:

22,000 March with Millions Around the US & World

With hundreds of locations around the globe joining The Women’s March, Houston was no different. Organized in response to a new President who has said disparaging things about women, over 22,000 were estimated to have attended the Houston march and speaker events held at City Hall.
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Model for Development: Neighborhood Centers Recognized for Asking About Needs of the Poor

There are many approaches to community development, but actually involving the community seems like an obvious one that few cities leaders address. The team at Houston’s Neighbor Centers, Inc though got some recognition for their work in the New York Times for their efforts to seek what they should do by involving their clients. Recommended reading.

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Houston Furniture Bank: Nonprofit Who Helps Many After Tragedies is a Fire Victim Itself

A Houston nonprofit known for helping families re-establish themselves after resettlement or tragedy has suffered a fire itself. The Houston Furniture Bank was hit be a 2 alarm fire on Saturday that although was devastating in its impact, has not stopped the executive director from saying that they can start over – and rise like a Phoenix.
If you would like to help, contact them via their website here.
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