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  • Community Leaders Announce 3 Town Halls on ITC Disaster

    Community Leaders Announce 3 Town Halls on ITC Disaster in Houston Area What: A series of town halls around the greater Houston area have been planned over the next three days to foster community dialogue with academic, scientific and healthcare professionals regarding questions and concerns from the ongoing ITC Disaster at the company’s facility near Read more…

  • School Privatization
    Houstonians to Oppose Non-Profit Designed for Corporate Takeover of HISD

    Houstonians are firmly opposing the intentionally misnamed nonprofit “Coalition for Excellence and Equity in Education”. This new organization, whose registered agent is City of Houston Education Czar Juliet Stipeche, has been crafted at a time when HISD schools are under threat of corporate takeover. Read more…

Press Coverage

2018

  • Univision

    Pidieron también que el gobierno del presidente Trump reconozca la muerte de hasta 3,000 personas durante el paso del huracán María por Puerto Rico.

  • KHOU

    Protesters who are not happy with President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court will be working to pressure U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz Tuesday.

  • Houstonia

    1. Thou Shalt Carpool Because that hippie-commie pipedream known as “functional mass transit” forever eludes this city, buddy up and zip down the HOV lane in just one (1) two-ton, carbon-belching deathtrap. Trust us—the savings in congestion, gas money, and traffic-based existential dread really do add up.

  • CW39 Houston

    HOUSTON - A Pakistani man who was facing deportation from the feds has been released. Mohammad Sarfaraz Hussain who was held in an ICE detention center for nearly a month is now free. He described his ordeal that started in early July when he was detained at the airport after a return trip from Mexico. "They put me in cuffs. I was very shocked. I was like, 'I haven't done anything wrong. I'm not a criminal!' Hussain said. "I remember there were cuffs on my waist, on my wrists connected to my waist, and you know, I could barely walk." Hussain's supporters say he underwent and passed what's called a 'credible fear test' in order to be released from ICE custody.

  • Houston Chronicle

    The effort is fledgling, but a Houston nonprofit hopes to distribute at least 500 disaster bags, filled with a handcrank flashlight, a first-aid kit, matches, emergency blankets, pocket tissues, a water purifier and a small radio.

  • CW39 Houston

    HOUSTON - Houstonians took to the streets SAturday for a call to action. They're demanding local GOP Leaders and the Trump administration to unite immigrant families who are still separated. Texas state senator Sylvia Garcia and other immigrant organizations teamed up at Settegast Park and marched to a proposed facility at 419 Emancipation where kids separated from their parents could be housed. Cesar Espinoza, Executive Director of FIEL, says, "We are going to keep coming out here until we get what we need, which is the federal gov't and the city not to allow permitting for the baby jail in houston. we feel positive in the sense that there are no kids here. We are still very