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 […]Read More
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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 […]Read More
Leading by example to encourage Houstonians to protect their health during the global pandemic, Mayor Sylvester Turner rolled up his sleeve to get a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination Monday afternoon. The mayor was joined by a diverse group of community members, health care personnel, and essential frontline workers. The doses were […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More