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Happy Father's Day and Go 'Stros!

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    To all the Dads out there, Happy Father's Day!
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June is flying by and we have 1 more class to...

June is flying by and we have 1 more class to end homeownership month strong. Save the date: June 23rd from 9 AM- 5 PM. You don't think you're ready to find your place and call it home? We offer FREE consultations with the housing adviser who will help your plan your path to home ownership! #FindYourPlace #HBE #FWCRC

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    June is flying by and we have 1 more class to end homeownership month strong. Save the date: June 23rd from 9 AM- 5 PM. You don't think you're ready to find your place and call it home? We offer...
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HARVEY LONG-TERM RECOVERY PUBLIC MEETINGS: W...

HARVEY LONG-TERM RECOVERY PUBLIC MEETINGS: What types of long-term Harvey recovery efforts are needed in your community? City officials would like to hear from you at upcoming public meetings: JUN 19 - St. Stephen Presbyterian Church; JUN 20 - Westbury High School; JUN 21 - East Houston Civic Club meeting, 7418 E. Houston Rd.; JUN 23 – Tallowood Baptist Church; JUN 28 – BakerRipley Sharpstown. For details, see graphic.

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    HARVEY LONG-TERM RECOVERY PUBLIC MEETINGS: What types of long-term Harvey recovery efforts are needed in your community? City officials would like to hear from you at upcoming public meetings: JUN...
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The triumphant path of this legal scholar, so...

The triumphant path of this legal scholar, social engineer, practitioner, and teacher began in the historic Lyons Avenue of Fifth Ward, Houston, Texas. Lewis was also born in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. A true Fifth Ward son, Lewis attended many historic Fifth Ward schools, such as Bruce Elementary, E.O. Smith Junior High and Phillis Wheatley Senior High schools and graduated with honors in the Class of 1965. Houston Forward Times Read more of all his many accomplishments by following the link below. #nickelproud Wheatley High School Phyllis Wheatley Alumni Association

    A True Advocate and Civil Rights Champion: Prominent Civil Rights Attorney and Houston Native Lewis Myers Jr. Dies at 70 - Houston Forward Times
    ABOVE: Lewis Myers Houston has lost one of its native sons, as services were recently held in Chicago for prominent civil rights attorney and Houston native Lewis "Lew" Myers, Jr., who made his earthly transition in a Chicago rehab facility on May 24th, after complications from surgery.
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Educate yourself on the benefits of purchasing in a revitalizing area. Do you want to know what affects the value of your home? You can still make it to our info session to learn more.

    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
    Educate yourself on the benefits of purchasing in a revitalizing area. Do you want to know what affects the value of your home? You can still make it to our info session to learn more.
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The Mayor’s Back to School Fest is designed t...

The Mayor’s Back to School Fest is designed to help economically disadvantaged Houston- area elementary school students and their families as they prepare to return to school. With the help of many great partners and sponsors, backpacks, school supplies, health screenings, immunizations, and social service resources are provided to thousands of students, free of charge. Due to limited space and supplies, you must PRE-REGISTER to attend this event. http://www.houstontx.gov/btsf/

    Mayor's Back 2 School Festival
    The Mayor's Back to School Fest is designed to help economically disadvantaged Houston- area elementary school students and their families as they prepare to return to school. With the help of many great partners and sponsors, backpacks, school supplies, health screenings, immunizations, and social service resources are provided to thousands of students, free of charge.
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    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation updated their cover photo.
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Jun 11

DeSoto has been on the scene for over 30 year...

DeSoto has been on the scene for over 30 years, including documenting aspects of Houston's Fifth Ward. "While most of Desoto’s later work has been donated to UH Special Collections, his journalistic work for the Houston Post, as well as a majority of hip hop and materials related to Houston’s Fifth Ward neighborhood, have been donated to the African American Library at the Gregory School." The African American Library at The Gregory School UH Special Collections Ben Tecumseh DeSoto Glasstire

    UH Special Collections Acquires Archive of Houston Artist Ben DeSoto
    The University of Houston Libraries Special Collections recently announced that it has acquired the papers of longtime Houston artist Ben DeSoto. DeSoto has been on the scene for over 30 years, woking on his own photographic projects and documenting the various happenings and goings on of the Houston art community.
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Coming soon to the neighborhood! Among the mo...

Coming soon to the neighborhood! Among the more colorful land uses revealed for the site: a park-fronting hotel slated for the semi-circular red parcel to the east, as well as a nameless museum — shown in grape — that’s planned along Buffalo Bayou near the neighborhood’s western edge. Swamplot.com

    Your Guide to East River Candyland | Swamplot
    Your Guide to East River Candyland The map above - taken from this week's city planning agenda - provides a candy-colored indication of how Midway plans to divvy up the 136-acre former KBR site along Buffalo Bayou, east of downtown, that it's redeveloping into an office, retail, and residential neighborhood dubbed East River.
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Jun 05

Want to learn more about the upcoming develop...

Want to learn more about the upcoming developments at St. Elizabeth Hospital? Join us at on of these upcoming opportunities: TOMORROW - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6th, 2018, 9AM to 10AM, Julia C. Hester House WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13th, 2018, 5PM to 6PM, Fifth Ward Multi-Service Center MONDAY, JULY 16th, 2018, 6PM to 8PM, The DeLuxe Theater

    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
    Want to learn more about the upcoming developments at St. Elizabeth Hospital? Join us at on of these upcoming opportunities: TOMORROW - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6th, 2018, 9AM to 10AM, Julia C. Hester House...
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Jun 04

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We had a great time welcoming residents to the The DeLuxe Theater and to the lawn of St. Elizabeth Hospital this past weekend to learn more about upcoming preservation plans. Stay tuned here for more community info sessions or sign up for more info on the new website www.stelizabethplace.com.

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Jun 04

Free with registration. More great community ...

Free with registration. More great community programming from Rice University Kinder Institute for Urban Research! Leading national experts examine flood mitigation strategies, and how to best pay for this work. Strategies discussed will include low impact design, green infrastructure and urban-scale green space preservation.

May 31

Do you need a will? Houston Volunteer Lawyers...

Do you need a will? Houston Volunteer Lawyers will prepare wills free of charge for eligible low-income Houston residents: APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2018. For more details, see flyer. Houston Volunteer Lawyers

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    Do you need a will? Houston Volunteer Lawyers will prepare wills free of charge for eligible low-income Houston residents: APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2018. For more details, see flyer. Houston...
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Homeownership month is coming up and we have ...

Homeownership month is coming up and we have what you are looking for. Join us on mini info sessions and Home Buyer Education classes. Visit our events for more information. #FWCRC #HBE #HOM

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"African American communities have the highes...

"African American communities have the highest rate of unemployment compared to every other group in the US, in Texas and here in Houston," said Senator Miles. "I am very proud to host this Job Fair and get residents hired from the communities of Kashmere Gardens, Trinity Gardens, Fifth Ward, East Houston, Settegast and East Little York/Homestead."

    Senator Borris Miles Job Fair Fills 300 Jobs in Minority Communities
    Senator Borris L. Miles successfully hosted a Job Fair at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, bringing together nearly 60 employers, more than 400 job seekers and filling more than 300 positions. "Texas Workforce Commission reported that Texas created more than 300,000 jobs over the past year," said Senator Borris L.
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May 21

The third weekend will include a trip to The ...

The third weekend will include a trip to The DeLuxe Theater which houses Bert Samples' mural. The DeLuxe Theater Project Row Houses

    Project Row Houses Celebrates 25 Years With a Tour of Iconic Public Art
    To everybody else it was just a row of rundown shotgun houses at the corner of Holman and Dowling (now Emancipation) in the heart of Houston's African American community. But for seven visionary artists, they saw real potential where others only saw poverty. And the idea for what would become Project...
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Today, May 15th, is Peace Officers Memorial Day. To our men and women in blue - thank you! Silvia Trevino, Harris County Constable Precinct 6

    Silvia Trevino, Harris County Constable Precinct 6
    Every day law enforcement officers put the safety of others above their own. Today is Peace Officers Memorial Day, a day to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. This important day is...
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How are you celebrating? This #MothersDay2018...

How are you celebrating? This #MothersDay2018, tag the moms in your life who support you, empower you, and inspire you! http://bit.ly/2KUQECm

    Things To Do Mother's Day Weekend in Houston - May 10-13, 2018 | 365 Houston
    Find the perfect things to do in Houston this Mother's Day weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, May 10 to Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018.
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May 11

Tomorrow! FIFTH WARD CRC & CONCEPTION ARTS PO...

Tomorrow! FIFTH WARD CRC & CONCEPTION ARTS POP UP CHARITY EVENT FEATURING 40 LOCAL ARTISTS THIS SATURDAY MAY 12TH! Ticket price is $20 for event access, complimentary locally sourced appetizer hour, complimentary beer @anheuserbusch, and live music/DJ. Purchase artwork without gallery commission - A savings of up to 60%. $2 from every ticket sold will benefit Fifth Ward CRC. http://bit.ly/2KWaBIX Conception Arts Silver Eagle Distributors - HQ #houstonstrong #nickelproud

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    Tomorrow! FIFTH WARD CRC & CONCEPTION ARTS POP UP CHARITY EVENT FEATURING 40 LOCAL ARTISTS THIS SATURDAY MAY 12TH! Ticket price is $20 for event access, complimentary locally sourced appetizer hour,...
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Houston, we have a new Cultural District! Hou...

Houston, we have a new Cultural District! Houston Wins $100,000 National Creative Placemaking Grant for Fifth Ward Initiative "The City of Houston and the Fifth Ward continue to embrace the expanding role culture plays in communities. The City will provide a $20,000 grant in combination with the $100,000 NEA grant. The footprint for the planning process is the 1.2 miles (22 blocks) between the Deluxe Theater and the St. Elizabeth Hospital." http://bit.ly/2K7gYbh National Endowment for the Arts Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston Houston Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs

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    Houston, we have a new Cultural District! Houston Wins $100,000 National Creative Placemaking Grant for Fifth Ward Initiative "The City of Houston and the Fifth Ward continue to embrace the expanding...
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FIFTH WARD CRC & CONCEPTION ARTS POP UP CHARI...

FIFTH WARD CRC & CONCEPTION ARTS POP UP CHARITY EVENT FEATURING 40 LOCAL ARTISTS THIS SATURDAY MAY 12TH! Ticket price is $20 for event access, complimentary locally sourced appetizer hour, complimentary beer @anheuserbusch, and live music/DJ. Purchase artwork without gallery commission - A savings of up to 60%. $2 from every ticket sold will benefit Fifth Ward CRC. http://bit.ly/2run7Ht We are still accepting donations for the silent auction with full proceeds benefiting Fifth Ward. All donations are tax deductible. If you have something to donate contact heather@conceptionevents

    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
    FIFTH WARD CRC & CONCEPTION ARTS POP UP CHARITY EVENT FEATURING 40 LOCAL ARTISTS THIS SATURDAY MAY 12TH! Ticket price is $20 for event access, complimentary locally sourced appetizer hour,...
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May 08

Liu's presentation "Resilience and Opportunit...

Liu's presentation "Resilience and Opportunity Following Disruptive Events" explores how to stay resilient during natural and man-made disasters. Presented at the The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston by Lisc Houston, CenterPoint Energy and Chevron Registration is free. Rice University Kinder Institute for Urban Research

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Congratulations on the new leadership to Frie...

Congratulations on the new leadership to Friends Of Emancipation Park Houston "The park was first established in 1872 when former slaves living in the Third and Fourth Wards raised $1,000 to purchased 10 acres. In 2006, Friends of Emancipation Park was established to help revitalize the public space. Three years later, it was awarded an Official State of Texas Historical Marker." #til Emancipation Park Lucy Bremond

    Emancipation Park Conservancy names Lucy Bremond as first executive director - Houston Business Journal
    Emancipation Park Conservancy - which was established in June 2015 to oversee a century-old city park of the same name with the city of Houston - has selected its first executive director. Local nonprofit leader Lucy Bremond has been appointed as the new director of conservancy following an extensive nationwide search, according to a press release.
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May 07

Tomorrow! Will you be joining us for our next...

Tomorrow! Will you be joining us for our next Home Buyer Happy Hour? This casual networking and info session will feature guest speaker Kathryn Jones-Hunter of Prime Lending, who will address how student loans may be affecting your debt-to-income ratio, among other things. More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/224368668320043/ $15 admission at the door, light apps and beverages served. Call 713-674-0175 to register now!

    Houston's Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation
    Tomorrow! Will you be joining us for our next Home Buyer Happy Hour? This casual networking and info session will feature guest speaker Kathryn Jones-Hunter of Prime Lending, who will address how...
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