Where Great Opportunities Grow!

News & Articles

  • Ketelsen's Cups Hop up School Pride within the Community

    Go Neighborhoods - Published by northside
    • Last July, Ketelsen Elementary hosted the Ketelsen Spark Park Field Good Day. The event was created as a way for Near Northside residents to unwind and enjoy a day at the local Spark Park with friends and neighbors. In an effort to showcase the burgeoning school to the public, Ketelsen partnered with Avenue to create a mural to the school via ...more
  • Episcopal Youth help with Home Repairs

    Northside - Published by Rob
    • On June 21st the youth CUSE, which is a service group from Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Houston, helped paint the exterior of Mr. Wells’ house on Melbourne. The house looked incomplete from the outside with very spotty painting all around and an unpainted porch. CUSE brought 15 volunteers ranging from grade 5 through grade 10 to help paint the ...more
  • Reflecting on five years of Community Building and Engagement

    Northside - Published by Rob
    • It has been an honor to work for Avenue CDC with the GO Neighborhoods program on and off since starting here as a LISC AmeriCorps member in 2011. My first year with LISC AmeriCorps was with an agency where I was often frustrated that they were not putting the residents they worked with in the center of the work they ...more
  • Scott Fisher: Reflecting on my year of Service

    Northside - Published by Rob
    • My name is Scott Fisher; I am 25 years old from Houston, Texas. Like a lot of millennials my age I came to a crossroads in my life where I felt like I had no idea what I was doing. I was stuck in a dead-end job, struggling with my spiritual life, and struggling in my personal life. I would ...more

Calendar Of Events