Mayor Turner and Several Houston-Area School Districts Successfully Launch "Super Saturday Vaccination Days"
August 7, 2021 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner visited two school campuses Saturday afternoon to help educators and health leaders welcome families to Super Saturday Vaccination Day.
Interns Report for the First Day at Work as Part of Mayor Turner's Signature "Hire Houston Youth" Initiative
The paid positions allow young people, ages 16-24, to explore opportunities in the private sector, nonprofit, and government positions relevant to their interests. Positions are available in many fields of study, including retail, restaurants, transportation, healthcare, construction, nonprofit, STEM, and government.
Share your Voice for a Child-friendly City!
Click graphic above for a full-sized .pdf version. Join UNICEF USA and the Mayor's Office of Education to create an action plan for afun, safe, and child-friendly city!
Hundreds of Jobs Available in Mayor Turner's Hire Houston Youth Program
As the school year winds down and summer heats up, Mayor Sylvester Turner encourages young people ages 16 to 24 to participate in his signature Hire Houston Youth program.
Families: The application for P-EBT benefits is now open until Aug. 13
Click graphic above for a full-sized .pdf version. P-EBT provides food benefits to families with eligible children who temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price meals due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Go to: https://hhs.texas.gov/pebt or call 833.442.1255.
Emegency Broadband Benefit
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic.
Mayor Turner Announces Olivera Jankovska as New Director of Mayor's Office of Education
HNOMA 1-Day Virtual Campfor Middle School Students
1- day virtual camp by HNOMA for middle school students. Free. Connecting young people to real world architects and planners to foster design professionals, civic leaders, and change makers. Registration: https://form.jotform.com/211195012522139. Mentors/volunteer information: https://form.jotform.com/211177469636161.
Family Tech Night -- May 19, 2021
The Ion and Junior Achievement are delighted to host an interview with teen CEO of Sienna Sauce, Tyla-Simone Crayton, who created her sauce at 8 years old! Tune in as a family to be inspried by her journey as a young business owner and hear her tips for starting a business at an early age. She will also share how she won a $100,000 investment from Kendra Scott on Shark Tank to grow her business and a Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Award. Register here for the event.
Hire Houston Youth 2021 Youth Career / Resource Fairs
Hire Houston Youth Application Flyer