I’m excited to have been part of the #doubleup#houston kick-off this week! The program will allow families to bring home $40 worth of locally grown, food for just $20 at 19 and food stands. . Find out more at www.DoubleUpTexas.org . .
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“Across the country, Black mothers are subject to #maternalhealth challenges at alarmingly high rates, and #black women overall suffer disproportionately from a lack of access to quality reproductive care. The acknowledgement of this national crisis by our state and federal policymakers is a critical step towards closing the facing Black women, children and birthing persons.” Find out more at BlackMamasMatter.org . .
#tbt Hester House #bikeclub enjoying some of best fun in the sun! Join them every THURS and FRI - except tomorrow, Good Friday, 4/19. . Find out more at www.JuliaCHesterHouse.org . .
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It's looking like our afternoon commute with be a little rainy. Remember that stopping distance can easily double on wet roads. . In rainy #weather: ⚠️slow down ⚠️leave extra space between cars ⚠️visit traffic.houstontranstar.org/layers to get current road conditions. #houston . . Posted @withrepost • @readyharris
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#houston residents enrolled in #snap can now double their benefits at 19 Houston-area farmers markets & food stands thanks to the Double Up Houston program! Find out more at DoubleUpTexas.org. . ARTICLE: bit.ly/HouSNAP . .
Having a blast at Fifth Ward’s Annual Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival with Houston's only helicopter egg drop, 3x3 Basketball tournament, classic car show, food and a battle of the bands on four stages! It’s been amazing to watch this festival grow with the community! #lyonsave#larf2019
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Raising the #salestax to provide much-needed #propertytax relief shifts the burden to poor and working-class families that will be forced to spend disproportionately more of their income on basic goods. It's regressive and unfair. needs to close the commercial loopholes, so that everyone pays their fair share. . Story at http://bit.ly/2KoYeJ8 . .
Judge Jo Ann Delgado, Constable Chris Diaz and I will host our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 13 from 1-3 pm at El Franco Lee Park. Bring the whole family for complimentary snacks and plenty of spring time fun.
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Join us tomorrow, Saturday, April 6 for Precinct One Environmental Education Program’s #earthday Celebration at Alexander Deussen Park. From 9-1 pm, enjoy free activities, games, and exhibits that educate our youth about nature and the #environment.
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It was 51 years ago today that Dr. King gave his last speech before his life was ended on April 4, 1968, let us take a moment to remember his call for compassionate action and his determined goal to fulfill the ideals of this nation for every person. Let’s reach the mountaintop together.
Spring is here and just in time to open a new segment of #bayougreenways2020 on Greens Bayou! This new trail and green space is a wonderful addition that North Harris Co. families will enjoy for generations to come. Each segment expands transit options and quality of life for all
Appreciate all of the hard work @houstoncommunitycollege is doing to help strengthen and develop our workforce. The #hcc State of the College was a great opportunity to discuss what we can do to provide all people equal access to affordable higher education and rewarding jobs. #hccsotc
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Join us for the inauguration of a new segment of Greens Bayou Greenway tomorrow. The linear park includes two new miles of trial, two new bridges, and preserved open space that will be open for bicycling and walking following the ribbon cutting.
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Join us for "Blacks & Browns: Our Common Ground" from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, on Saturday, April 6, at Houston Community College, 3100 Main Street, 2nd Fl. Auditorium, for "Conversations and Coffee.” . Topics discussed will include: #flood control, #bailreform, disparity study/MWBE, 2020 Census, and more. . The event is FREE, but please register at . https://conversationsncoffee.eventbrite.com . .
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Looking forward to this Thursday’s Ribbon Cutting for the Greens Bayou Greenway. @houstonparksboard's Bayou Greenways 2020 project seeks to connect diverse Houston communities with 150 miles of parks and trails while improving air and water quality, protecting flood-prone areas and encouraging economic development.