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Harris County starts $30 mil COVID-19 relief fund

Harris County has established the Harris County COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide much-needed relief to Harris County residents most impacted by the global pandemic. The $30 million fund, which will be administered by Greater Houston Community Foundation, aims to strategically serve a large number of the most vulnerable people, in […]

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City extends court resets

The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department (MCD) is extending the court reset period for cases scheduled during the Stay Home, Work Safe Order.  Our dockets have been suspended almost nine (9) weeks and to comply with social distancing requirements, we will allow citizens additional time to get their cases […]

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HISD to hold virtual summer school for more than 40,000 students

The Houston Independent School District will be holding virtual summer school from June 8 to July 2. The district is planning for more than 40,000 students to participate in online summer instruction via Microsoft Teams with a teacher. Students will attend virtual summer school Monday to Thursday, and daily attendance […]

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Urban League cancels Houston conference

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today announced that the League’s anticipated 2020 Conference, slated for August in Houston, will not take place due to the current international health crisis. “Due to the overwhelmingly devastating effect of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the National Urban League has made […]

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