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
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
Avenue Celebrates NeighborWorks Week
Avenue was proud to be a part of NeighborWorks Week 2016! June 4th – 11th we joined our fellow NeighborWorks America affiliates across the country in showcasing the collective impacts we are making in our communities.
On June 9th, we celebrated “Stories from the Northside”, honoring community leaders and volunteers in the Near Northside who have gone above and beyond to ...more
Student at Marshall Middle School Plant a tree for Josue Flores
This article was published in the Houston Chronicle on May 26th.
Through decades of neglect, Houston's leaders have failed the Northside. Poor public services, inadequate infrastructure and a growing homeless population have created challenges for this historic neighborhood just north of Houston's downtown.
Last week, the consequences of these collective failures ...more