Department of Neighborhoods

 

 

Press Release Archive

 

Press Releases below are in .html format, unless otherwise indicated:

 

 

  • April 23, 2014 -- Mayor Parker and City Council Approve Resale of Dangerous Building "Strike-Offs"
  • April 9, 2014 -- Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Announces Financial Empowerment Forum
  • March 29, 2014 -- Mayor Parker Launches Second Year of "Make Safe Saturday"
  • March 26, 2014 -- Mayor Parker Announces Second Year of "Make Safe Saturday"
  • March 24, 2014 -- Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Announces "All Things Taxes" Workshops
  • March 3, 2014 -- Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Announces Free Tax Prep Assistance for Disability Community
  • February 19, 2014 -- Mayor Parker Announces New Manager of Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
  • February 12, 2014 -- Mayor Annise Parker Announces "Houston FAFSA Day" February 20
  • February 7, 2014 -- "ReelAbilities" Film Festival Celebrates the Real Abilities of People with Disabilities
  • January 13, 2014 -- Free Document Shredding Event for Southwest Houston Residents
  • December 11, 2013 -- Mayor Parker Announces New Art Scholarship for Houston Area Juniors and Seniors
  • November 14, 2013 -- Houston Chosen as Finalist in US2020 City Competition
  • November 12, 2013 -- Mayor’s Office of Education Initiatives and Center for Houston’s Future to Expand My Degree Counts Partnership
  • November 6, 2013 -- Mayor Parker Invites Houstonians to Celebrate Citizenship Month
  • November 2, 2013 -- City and Community Partners Team Up for Eastwood Park Community Cleanup
  • October 30, 2013 -- Mayor Parker Announces Members of 2013-2014 Mayor's Youth Council
  • October 25, 2013 -- Mayor Parker Leads "White Cane Safety Day" Celebration
  • October 21, 2013 -- Mayor Parker's Mow-Down Program Targets Overgrown Abandoned Lots
  • October 19, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker Leads Neighborhood Cleanup in Denver Harbor
  • October 5, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker Leads Youth Volunteers in Shepherd Park Cleanup
  • October 4, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker Kicks Off Disability Awareness Month 2013 Festivities
  • September 28, 2013 -- Mayor Parker Launches Third "Make Safe Saturday" & Neighborhood Projects
  • September 25, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker Launches “Shine A Light On Human Trafficking”
  • September 20, 2013 -- Mayor's Citizens' Assistance Office Announces Free Document Shredding & ID Theft Prevention for Houston Residents
  • September 4, 2013 -- Mayor Parker Calls on Houstonians to "Shine a Light on Human Trafficking" September 24
  • August 30, 2013 -- Mayor's Disability Advocate of the Year Awards Call for Nominations
  • August 10, 2013 -- Mayor's Back to School Fest a Success
  • July 31, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker Signs Language Access Executive Order
  • June 15, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker Kicks Off Second “Make Safe Saturday”
  • June 7, 2013 -- Mayor's Citizens' Assistance Office Announces Free Document Shredding & ID Theft Prevention for Kingwood Residents
  • June 1, 2013 -- Mayor Parker Announces City and Loving Houston Neighborhood Revitalization Partnership
  • May 18, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker Kicks Off 4th Annual Demo Day
  • May 7, 2013 -- City of Houston Announces Free Document Shredding & ID Theft Prevention for Fort Bend Houston Residents
  • April 26, 2013 -- Mayor’s Anti-Gang Office and Volunteer Initiatives Program Engage Youth in "Global Youth Service Day"
  • April 25, 2013 -- Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Announces May Day Houston Events
  • April 23, 2013 -- Free Document Shredding Initiative's First Anniversary Marks Thousands of Houstonians Served
  • April 17, 2013 -- Mayor's Office of Education Initiatives Joins InternInHouston to Promote Student Internships
  • March 27, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker Kicks Off Lemonade Day Houston
  • March 25, 2013 -- Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking will address Houston from Cambridge, England
  • March 12, 2013 -- Free Tax Preparation Services Offered to Eligible Residents
  • March 2, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker Launches "Make Safe Saturday"
  • January 30, 2013 -- City Announces Free Financial Empowerment Forum for People with Disabilities
  • January 16, 2013 -- Mayor Parker, Houston Texans, Youth Volunteers and Community Partners Launch Souper Bowl of Caring 2013
  • January 9, 2013 -- Mayor’s Office of Education Initiatives and Partners Launch “Is My Child Ready?” Campaign
  • December 6, 2012 -- Free Visual Fire Alarms Available for Citizens who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • November 7, 2012 -- Mayor Parker Proclaims Citizenship Week Celebrating "The Many Faces of Houston"
  • October 9, 2012 -- Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities & Community Partners Unveil "Out of the Shades" Mural
  • October 5, 2012 -- Mayor Parker Kicks Off 4th Annual Disability Awareness Month Festivities
  • September 11, 2012 -- Mayor Parker Leads City Workers in 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance
  • August 29, 2012 -- Mayor Appoints Blue Ribbon Committee to Address Human Trafficking
  • August 24, 2012 -- IBM Experts Present Houston's IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Report to Mayor Parker, City Council and Community Stakeholders
  • August 23, 2012 -- City’s Office of International Communities Announces Citizenship & Immigration Forum
  • August 16, 2012 -- Mayor Parker Announces Call for Applications for Mayor’s Youth Council
  • August 11, 2012 -- City of Houston & HISD Back to School Fest a Success
  • August 7, 2012 -- Mayor Parker Launches Houston's IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Project
  • July 19, 2012 -- Mayor's Office of International Communities Announces Community Emergency Response Team Training for Spanish Speakers
  • June 11, 2012 -- Mayor's Office of International Communities Joins in the Celebration of World Refugee Day
  • June 8, 2012 -- Director of Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Named to ReelAbilities Advisory Committee
  • May 29, 2012 -- Mayor’s Department of Neighborhoods and YES Prep Public Schools Present YES Prep Serves!
  • May 19, 2012 -- Mayor Parker Kicks Off Demolition of Dangerous Buildings with 3rd Annual Demo Day
  • May 10, 2012 -- Mayor Parker Presents Volunteer Houston Awards
  • May 10, 2012 -- "RED Day" Project Benefits People with Disabilities
  • April 27, 2012 -- Mayor Parker Announces Free ID Theft Prevention Education and Document Shredding for Houston Residents
  • April 18, 2012 -- Mayor Parker Announces "Love Your Block" Grants
  • March 31, 2012 -- Re-Pride Sunnyside