Alief Westwood Action Plan: Covid 19 Projects

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Following are actions to help the community survive and recover from the economic and health impacts of the Covid pandemic. These were suggested by members of the Neighborhood Support Team who met in late June.


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Welcome!

Following are actions to help the community survive and recover from the economic and health impacts of the Covid pandemic. These were suggested by members of the Neighborhood Support Team who met in late June.


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    Expand access to affordable or free wi-fi 

    • ACTION STEPS: Identify partners and advocate for the provision of affordable or free wi-fi to area families who are unable to pay market costs 

    COORDINATION 

    Community: Alief/Westwood NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

    City: Mayor’s Office of Complete Communities | Role: Support, Advocate   

    Community Connectors: District F and J, Area Internet Providers | Role: Support, Implement


    Expand access to testing sites and provide walk-up testing

    • ACTION STEPS: Advocate to the expansion of Covid-19 testing sites in the community, allow walk-ups to testing sites 

    COORDINATION 

    Community: Alief/Westwood NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

    City: Houston Health Department | Role: Support, Advocate, Implement  

    Community Connectors: El Centro de Corazon, HCC, District I | Role: Support, Implement


    Support, promote, and expand food distribution in the neighborhood 

    • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for ongoing and expanded food distribution sites in the neighborhood, including at area apartment complexes, and develop strategies to communicate where and how to get food assistance for area residents in need

    COORDINATION 

    Community: Alief/Westwood NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

    City: Mayor’s Office of Complete Communities, Houston Health Department | Role: Support   

    Community Connectors: District F and J, Higher Dimension Church, The Landing, Second Mile, Houston Food Bank, International District, Harris County Precinct 3, SEWA International | Role: Support, Implement


    Expand personal protective equipment distributions, including masks and personal hygiene necessities

    • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for ongoing and expanded personal protective equipment distribution in the neighborhood and develop multi-lingual outreach strategies to keep residents informed   

    COORDINATION 

    Community: Alief/Westwood NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

    City: Mayor’s Office of Complete Communities, Houston Health Department | Role: Support   

    Community Connectors: District F and J, Higher Dimension Church, International District, Harris County Precinct 3 | Role: Support, Implement


    Connect residents to rental assistance and other programs 

    • ACTION STEPS: Develop multi-lingual outreach strategies to keep residents informed of rental assistance, utility assistance, and other housing support programs to prevent displacement and eviction, including through Spanish language TV, radio, and social media 

    COORDINATION 

    Community: Alief/Westwood NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

    City: Housing and Community Development Department | Role: Support, Advocate  

    Community Connectors: Harris County Community Services, Higher Dimension Church, The Landing, District F, and J | Role: Support, Advocate


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