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  • Our Story: Becoming a GO Neighborhoods Pilot

    Fifth Ward - Published by independenceheights
    • We, Independence Heights, have been on the path of comprehensive community development since 2007, so when LISC presented the GO Neighborhoods Challenge, we were excited to further our endeavors to mobilize the community towards shared goals and shared efforts. Our efforts began in 2007 when Motherland Inc., Independence Heights Redevelopment Council, Houston Hope, Neighborhood Centers, and the City of Houston ...more
  • Our Story: Becoming a GO Neighborhoods Pilot

    Independence Heights - Published by independenceheights
    • We, Independence Heights, have been on the path of comprehensive community development since 2007, so when LISC presented the GO Neighborhoods Challenge, we were excited to further our endeavors to mobilize the community towards shared goals and shared efforts. Our efforts began in 2007 when Motherland Inc., Independence Heights Redevelopment Council, Houston Hope, Neighborhood Centers, and the City of Houston ...more
  • IH Library Task Force Stands Strong at City Meeting

    Fifth Ward - Published by independenceheights
    • The first Independence Heights Library Task Force Meeting was held at Kennedy Elementary School on March 4 and already is bearing fruit. Twenty-one school librarians, students and community stakeholders attended the March 10 City of Houston Capital Improvement Planning Meeting to advocate for the construction of a public library in Independence Heights. Task force members, dressed in red shirts to ...more
  • IH Library Task Force Stands Strong at City Meeting

    Independence Heights - Published by independenceheights
    • The first Independence Heights Library Task Force Meeting was held at Kennedy Elementary School on March 4 and already is bearing fruit. Twenty-one school librarians, students and community stakeholders attended the March 10 City of Houston Capital Improvement Planning Meeting to advocate for the construction of a public library in Independence Heights. Task force members, dressed in red shirts to ...more
  • Keep It Bright in Independence Heights

    Fifth Ward - Published by independenceheights
    • The The Independence Heights Redevelopment Council’s “Keep it Bright in Independence Heights” initiative was an amazing success! Over twenty-three homes in the community received repairs and fresh paint between June 1, 2009 and July 31, 2009. But more importantly neighbors connected with one another and outside volunteers in this wonderful beautification program. The purpose of this initiative was to create community ...more

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GO Neighborhoods is excited to announce a deepened collaboration with Fifth Ward.