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The Mayor of Houston Annise Parker encourages you to consider serving on the City of Houston's Boards and Commissions.

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Community Events:       


  • Global Health Awareness Program - Bilateral U.S. Arab Chamber of Commerce
    For more information click here

  • Houston Ship Channel Centennial Family Festival - Saturday, September 6th 2PM-6:00 PM
    For more information click here

  • Spanish Texas Screening - Monday, August 25 at 6:00 PM
    For more information click here
  • Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS)

  • YES Prep 

  • Financial Aid for Minority Students
    This aid is open to U.S. citizens or legal residents who have earned a 3.3 cumulative GPA in high school, are planning to enroll at an accredited higher learning institution as first-time college students, and are part of a minority group.
    For more information please visit:  

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters High School Mentoring Program
    For more information or to get involved, view here.

  • Newspring + Kauffman Foundation's One Million Cups
    View here for more information.

  • Parks by You is a growing coalition of citizens that is organizing to increase access to and improve neighborhood parks and bayous. For more information please visit

  • Sustainability Plan for 2040
    will explore opportunities to improve the region’s most significant resources, including clean air and water, good jobs, safe and attractive neighborhoods, affordable housing, transportation choices, and open spaces and parks. For more information please visit

  • Wesley Community Center
    Wesley has been providing services such as early childhood education, after school programs, and programs for seniors among other, to help families. For more information please visit
  • LifeGift Workplace Partnership Program
    Established in 1987, LifeGift is a not-for-profit organ procurement organization that recovers organs and tissue for individuals needing transplants in 109 Texas counties in North, Southeast and West Texas. View here for more information.

  • Subiendo - The Academy for Rising Leaders
    Hosted by the McCombs School of Business and the Texas Exes, the Subiendo Academy is the beginning of an ongoing mentoring relationship between Subiendo participants and University students, alumni, and prominent leaders from a broad spectrum of fields and professions. For more information please visit
  • The Houston Minority Business Enterprise Center
    enhances the economic performance and growth of minority business enterprises in the Houston/Sugar Land/Baytown area by providing assistance through accessing capital, increasing market share and improving business processes. Please visit for more information. 

  • The Houston-Galveston Area Council & Texas A&M Transportation Institute Survey
    is surveying commuters and employers in the greater Houston region about their commuting experiences. Results from this survey will help improve travel demand-management strategies. Click here to take survey.








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