Post Tagged with: "Mayor Sylvester Turner"

50 Cent, Horizon United Group, HISD join forces to help Houston students

Mayor Sylvester Turner hosted a news conference Monday to announce a unique partnership between rapper, actor, and philanthropist Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, his G-Unity Foundation, and the Houston Independent School District. Jackson, Horizon United Group, and HISD have joined forces to help high school students learn the business skills that define successful entrepreneurship. Congresswoman […]

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Mayor Turner blasts Gov. Abbott on lift of mask mandate

 On a day when the city of Houston reported 408 new positive cases and five additional deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Sylvester Turner called Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to lift the statewide mask mandate “disappointing and disheartening.” “The governor is wrong to rollback the statewide mask order. The […]

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COVID-19 Response and Resiliency in 2020 State of the City

HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner delivered his fifth State of the City address, his first on virtual platform, on Oct. 22, hosted by the Greater Houston Partnership. He addressed the COVID-19 health pandemic, economic challenges, racial justice, homelessness, mental health and street infrastructure. During the 15-minute speech, Mayor Turner outlined […]

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Houstonians join Nigerian community to #EndSars

HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner joined Houston Nigerian community members in front of City Hall on Oct. 23 for a peaceful #EndSARS prayer vigil. The vigil called for an end to the violence against people protesting  police brutality and demanding police reform in Nigeria. Mayor Turner was joined by Congressman […]

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