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What's Happening?



Apply Now for the Evolve Houston eMobility Microgrant

Submit your grant idea to Evolve Houston, a nonprofit organization focused on improving air quality, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing EV adoption. Apply now at apply.evolvehouston.org. The deadline has been extended to Friday, September 30.

Evolve Houston is a nonprofit organization focused on leading the emerging eMobility ecosystem within Houston by promoting electric vehicle adoption and education. Founded in 2019 through the City of Houston’s Climate Action Plan, Evolve is a non-profit coalition of sustainability-minded civic, business, and academic leaders who seek to accelerate clean transportation in Houston through electrification. Along with founding members CenterPoint Energy, the University of Houston, NRG Energy, Shell US, and the City of Houston, Evolve Houston’s goal is to improve regional air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Greater Houston area. https://evolvehouston.org/emobility-microgrants


Acres Homes Construction Program


The City of Houston is partnering with the Home Builder's Institute to provide a FREE construction training program for youth in Acres Homes!

If you are interested in building your Career, we offer free construction/carpentry training with job placement. Please complete the link for registration. Our next class starts August 8th, 2022 don’t miss your opportunity to change your life and add a valuable asset to your skills and accomplishments.

Acres Home Mobility Study

Public Meeting #2

  • August 9
  • 6:30 - 9:00 Pm
  • Acres Home MSC 6719 W. Montgomery Rd. Houston, TX 77091

We’ve heard your concerns and received your feedback about walkability and safety. It’s time to move the plans forward, and we need your help to finalize solutions. Join us at the next meeting. Tuesday, August 9, 6–8 p.m. at the Acres Home Multi-Service Center at 6719 W. Montgomery Road, Houston, TX 77091.

Contact Devin Crittle at Devin.Crittle@houstontx.gov or visit Acres Home Mobility Study | Let's Talk Houston (letstalkhouston.org)


















HUB Certification Workshop

Join us for our GET HUB CERTIFIED workshop on August 10. This is an opportunity for small businesses to get certified through the state to be eligible to BID on contracts as a HUB Vendor with the state of Texas.

Sign-up for the BID Academy will be available during this time. Details on that will be given during the workshop.



















Economic Development Working Group

  • August 11 - Thursday
  • 6:30-7:30 PM
  • Microsoft Teams

Economic Development Working Group Meeting - 2nd Thursdays of the Month

Meet to plan a strategy for implementation of the AH Action Plan Economy & Jobs section for projects where PDD is identified as lead








Acres Home MSC - Events

Acres Home Farmers Market

Acres Home Farmers Market

  • August 6 & August 20
  • 9:00 am - 12:00 Pm
  • Bethune Empowerment Center - 2500
  • S Victory Dr. Houston, TX 77088
There will be fresh, local, and organically grown produce, and exciting vendors await you! (we sell out fast, so come early!)
Shop from a variety of incredible local vendors!
And good news! We accept SNAP!
We hope to see you at the Bethune Empowerment Center at 2500 S Victory Drive! As a reminder, Texas is bringing the heat, so please stay cool by wearing appropriate sun gear and protection! Here at Acres Homes, we're producing a healthier community together.



Houston Parks and Recreation






CenterPoint Energy's Agencies in Action Program

Provides...


You qualify if:

  • You are a residential customer of CenterPoint Energy Electric.
  • Your home is at least 16 years old.
  • Your annual household income qualifies you to meet income guidelines or you receive benefits from a public assistance program.
  • (SNAP, Medical Assistance or Medicare, Supplemental Security Income, Public Housing, Children’s Health Insurance, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families)

GIVE US A CALL! (855-751-6432) or visit CenterPointEnergy.com/AgenciesinAction




What's Happening?



Apply Now for the Evolve Houston eMobility Microgrant

Submit your grant idea to Evolve Houston, a nonprofit organization focused on improving air quality, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing EV adoption. Apply now at apply.evolvehouston.org. The deadline has been extended to Friday, September 30.

Evolve Houston is a nonprofit organization focused on leading the emerging eMobility ecosystem within Houston by promoting electric vehicle adoption and education. Founded in 2019 through the City of Houston’s Climate Action Plan, Evolve is a non-profit coalition of sustainability-minded civic, business, and academic leaders who seek to accelerate clean transportation in Houston through electrification. Along with founding members CenterPoint Energy, the University of Houston, NRG Energy, Shell US, and the City of Houston, Evolve Houston’s goal is to improve regional air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Greater Houston area. https://evolvehouston.org/emobility-microgrants


Acres Homes Construction Program


The City of Houston is partnering with the Home Builder's Institute to provide a FREE construction training program for youth in Acres Homes!

If you are interested in building your Career, we offer free construction/carpentry training with job placement. Please complete the link for registration. Our next class starts August 8th, 2022 don’t miss your opportunity to change your life and add a valuable asset to your skills and accomplishments.

Acres Home Mobility Study

Public Meeting #2

  • August 9
  • 6:30 - 9:00 Pm
  • Acres Home MSC 6719 W. Montgomery Rd. Houston, TX 77091

We’ve heard your concerns and received your feedback about walkability and safety. It’s time to move the plans forward, and we need your help to finalize solutions. Join us at the next meeting. Tuesday, August 9, 6–8 p.m. at the Acres Home Multi-Service Center at 6719 W. Montgomery Road, Houston, TX 77091.

Contact Devin Crittle at Devin.Crittle@houstontx.gov or visit Acres Home Mobility Study | Let's Talk Houston (letstalkhouston.org)


















HUB Certification Workshop

Join us for our GET HUB CERTIFIED workshop on August 10. This is an opportunity for small businesses to get certified through the state to be eligible to BID on contracts as a HUB Vendor with the state of Texas.

Sign-up for the BID Academy will be available during this time. Details on that will be given during the workshop.



















Economic Development Working Group

  • August 11 - Thursday
  • 6:30-7:30 PM
  • Microsoft Teams

Economic Development Working Group Meeting - 2nd Thursdays of the Month

Meet to plan a strategy for implementation of the AH Action Plan Economy & Jobs section for projects where PDD is identified as lead








Acres Home MSC - Events

Acres Home Farmers Market

Acres Home Farmers Market

  • August 6 & August 20
  • 9:00 am - 12:00 Pm
  • Bethune Empowerment Center - 2500
  • S Victory Dr. Houston, TX 77088
There will be fresh, local, and organically grown produce, and exciting vendors await you! (we sell out fast, so come early!)
Shop from a variety of incredible local vendors!
And good news! We accept SNAP!
We hope to see you at the Bethune Empowerment Center at 2500 S Victory Drive! As a reminder, Texas is bringing the heat, so please stay cool by wearing appropriate sun gear and protection! Here at Acres Homes, we're producing a healthier community together.



Houston Parks and Recreation






CenterPoint Energy's Agencies in Action Program

Provides...


You qualify if:

  • You are a residential customer of CenterPoint Energy Electric.
  • Your home is at least 16 years old.
  • Your annual household income qualifies you to meet income guidelines or you receive benefits from a public assistance program.
  • (SNAP, Medical Assistance or Medicare, Supplemental Security Income, Public Housing, Children’s Health Insurance, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families)

GIVE US A CALL! (855-751-6432) or visit CenterPointEnergy.com/AgenciesinAction




  • Garden projects at Anderson Academy Sucess

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    Garden projects at Anderson Academy, Eisenhower and Harmony were a huge success with at least 2 beds and one arbor trellis each installed!


  • MSC - CLEAN UP DAY

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    Acres Home MSC Garden Clean Up Day - March 24, 2022


    Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program will host a Garden Clean-up Day at the Acres Home MSC located at 6719 W Montgomery Road Houston, Texas 777091 on March 24, 2022. Sign up to Volunteer HERE

  • Hire Houston Youth

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  • Step Healthy Memorial Hermann Programs

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    Walk With A Doc

    3/12/2022 - 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM - Highland/Desoto Park 3316 Desoto St Houston, TX 77091
    Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! While you walk at your own pace, you’ll have the opportunity to have questions answered by local physicians.


    Core Connections Network

    3/17/2022 - 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM - Highland/Desoto Park 3316 Desoto St Houston, TX 77091


    Dancing With A Doc

    3/23/2022 - 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM - Highland/Desoto Park 3316 Desoto St Houston, TX 77091

  • Vogel Creek - Spring Fling March 12

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  • The Houston Food Bank Class Applications Now Open

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    The Houston Food Bank is currently accepting applications for our culinary and warehousing job training programs. The programs are free and supports are available to students.

    To learn more about culinary training, please visit: https://www.houstonfoodbank.org/our-programs/communitykitchen/

    To learn more about warehousing training, please visit: https://www.houstonfoodbank.org/our-programs/communitywarehouselogistics/

  • Acres Homes February Updates

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    February Updates

    Greetings Acres Homes! We have some exciting things happening in the community

    MEETING

    Our February Meeting was held on on 2.1.22 had a packed schedule.Unfortunately, due to permission settings, we could not retrieve the meeting recording.

    1. Below are links to meeting presentation materials
    2. Meeting Presentation: https://www.letstalkhouston.org/7988/widgets/32803/documents/28004


    Next Meeting : March 1, 2022 @6:30 pm

    There is a NEW link for the monthly meetings. They will still occur at the same time and date.

    Please cancel the old calendar invite if you have not done so already

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app- Click here to join the meeting

    Or call in (audio only) +1 936-755-1521,,320475521#

    Phone Conference ID: 320 475 521#


    WORKING GROUPS

    We are restructuring our working group meeting cadences and objectives for the Complete Communities initiative


    HEALTH & FITNESS

    • World Cancer Day, a global initiative to end cancer, was celebrated on February 4th at MD Anderson Cancer Center highlighting the incredible collective work that is happening as part of Be Well Acres Homes. You can read the article here.
    • Houston Parks and Recreation Department is offering fitness programs:
        • Fitness classes of 6-week sessions available at Lincoln Community Center (registration on site)
        • Adult Zumba classes, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.  
        • Senior Fitness program, Thursdays, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
        • Youth Fitness program, Tuesdays, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
        • Soccer for Success classes for youth ages 5 – 14 started on February 15th at Highland Park
      • Register here to attend Houston Parks Board’s Spring Fling event on Saturday, March 12th at the location of the future Inwood Recreation Phase.

    HEALTHY FOOD 

    • Through UTHealth School of Public Health’s Nourish program, a culinary medicine program, Harris Health started teaching nutrition classes to patients utilizing their Food Farmacy and Teaching Kitchen on February 1st
    • The food distribution at Lone Star College-Houston North, Victory location, has been rescheduled for February 22nd and their Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) nutrition classes for adults 50+ started on February 15th
    • Sign up here to volunteer on Wednesdays at the Multi-service Center garden with PVAMU
    • If your school is interested in hosting Brighter Bites, the application is now open for summer 2022, and the 2022-2023 school year. Please apply here.
  • Virtual Plant Sale & In Person Seminar March 26 - April 3

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  • RFQ For Texas Artists - Open Until Feb 14

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    There’s an exciting RFQ for Texas artists who would like to have their art featured at the new North Belt Public Safety Complex in Houston, TX! The Houston Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs and Houston Arts Alliance are seeking qualifications from artists for an interior mural and an exterior 3D art piece.
    Get more info and submit your artwork for consideration at the link: https://bit.ly/3uiFvUX
  • SER Jobs Offers Paid Career Training for Young Adults

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    The Youthbuild program offered by SER Jobs for Progress provides hands-on learning, real world training for young adults ages 16 - 24 years old. This program includes GED classes, on-the-job construction training, and job certification. Contact 713.773.6000 for more information.

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