We have a special leadership opportunity for your neighborhood. As part of our GO (Great Opportunities) Neighborhoods Initiative, Houston LISC offers leadership development workshops for resident leaders, organizational representatives and other community stakeholders. These trainings build important leadership capacity to transform communities.
The 2018 training cycle will focus on solutions to improve health and equity. Many communities have high rates of disease and ...more
Houston LISC offers two small grant opportunities to support community-led projects, activities and campaigns. The small grants aim to seed community building and improve quality of life.
Grants are for $500-$2500 and will support projects that develop civic engagement, community relationship building, and improve quality of life.
Click here for a flyer with more information.
Click here to view the slides from the ...more
The Near Northside Block Captains began as a call to action for residents who wanted to share more information with their neighbors and begin to engage residents in community action projects. The drive to create this network stemmed from the tragic murder of 11-year old Marshall Middle School student, Josue Flores, who was murdered as he walked home from school. ...more
GO Neighborhoods is Growing!
We are excited to share some news with you - LISC's Great Opportunities (GO) Neighborhoods initiative is expanding in 2017!
GO Neighborhoods is a multi-year, place based approach to comprehensive community development. For Houston LISC, GO Neighborhoods is how we help neighbors build strong communities of opportunity. The initiative:
• Drives investments to underserved communities
• Transforms place and people
• Builds the ...more
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