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  • Verizon Innovative Learning for Minority Males at Texas Southern University

    Verizon Innovative Learning for Minority Males at Texas Southern University

    THIRD WARD – The relationship between Texas Southern University and the Verizon Innovating Learning for Minority Male Program further enabled TSU to cement its standing as a beacon for higher learning.

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  • Ed Ryland, ARVO Wants You to Invest in Your Own Community

    Ed Ryland, ARVO Wants You to Invest in Your Own Community

    One can travel through Houston Southeast and find areas that are developed and underdeveloped. Read More

  • Cigna Sunday Streets

    Cigna Sunday Streets

    The fundamental tenets of Cigna Sunday Streets are the promotion of physical activity, neighborhood camaraderie and community exploration, with the confluence of those components yielding something as significant as the promotion of healthy lifestyles.

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  • Keep Houston Beautiful Day

    Keep Houston Beautiful Day

    As with most initiatives designed to better communities struggling with generational civic apathy, volunteers with Keep Houston Beautiful Day have had some experiences best described as galling.

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  • Project Row Houses Round 44

    Project Row Houses Round 44

    THIRD WARD – In the midst of a transition between rounds, Project Row Houses executive director Eureka Gilkey was infectiously enthusiastic, understandable given the exhilarating content on view.

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Houston’s hip hop community calls for an end to violence [CW39]

Houston’s hip hop community calls for an end to violence [CW39]

21 · 07 · 2016

Houston – Maybe it takes an all-star effort to stop the violence and bring a community together– and that’s why a ‘Who’s Who’ of the Houston Rap scene has joined forces!

 

Yeah, rappers Willie D, Slim Thug, Paul Wall and others met with Mayor Sylvester Turner to try to find solutions to stop the inner city violence.

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Verizon Innovative Learning for Minority Males at Texas Southern University

Verizon Innovative Learning for Minority Males at Texas Southern University

12 · 07 · 2016

THIRD WARD – The relationship between Texas Southern University and the Verizon Innovating Learning for Minority Male Program further enabled TSU to cement its standing as a beacon for higher learning.

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Ed Ryland, ARVO Wants You to Invest in Your Own Community

Ed Ryland, ARVO Wants You to Invest in Your Own Community

05 · 07 · 2016

One can travel through Houston Southeast and find areas that are developed and underdeveloped.

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Maison Crepes Grand Opening

Maison Crepes Grand Opening

03 · 06 · 2016

THIRD WARD – The sense of community was warm and enveloping at the grand opening of Maison Crepes on May 18. Only a keen ear was required to confirm the authenticity of Maison Crepes (4803 Main St.). When French permeates the conversations at a French creperie, interest is piqued. Delphine Montandon, proprietor at Maison Crepes, was trained as a chef in her native France and operated a successful catering business before taking the plunge into organizing a brick-and-mortar establishment. To witness her interactions with French expats who supported her first business and showed up to christen her newest endeavor revealed a truth about her unwavering commitment.

 

“I’m happy that people love to come here. I just want to make it better.” elated Montadon.

 

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Cigna Sunday Streets

Cigna Sunday Streets

by MoiseKapenda Bower 10 · 05 · 2016

The fundamental tenets of Cigna Sunday Streets are the promotion of physical activity, neighborhood camaraderie and community exploration, with the confluence of those components yielding something as significant as the promotion of healthy lifestyles.

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