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Career Development

Hire Houston Youth
Connects youth ages 16 –24 to local jobs where they are empowered with an “earn and learn” opportunity in Houston’s dynamic economy.


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Youth Engagement

Child Friendly Cities
Works to improve children’s wellness, resource accessibility, emergency preparedness, and mental health services.


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Mental Health Resources

The Next Day Project
Offers access to mental health care to Houston-area youth ages 9 – 17 with serious and persistent mental illness.


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Extra-Curricular Activities

Out 2 Learn
Expands access to and improves the quality of out-of-school and after-school time opportunities for children and youth in Greater Houston.


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Nature & Outdoor Education

Cities Connecting Children To Nature
Implements nature connection strategies so that Houston’s children and youth learn, play, and grow with nature as a key part of their daily lives.


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Youth Leadership Opportunities

Youth Leadership Opportunities
Integrates youth voices into our programs and ensures youth are represented and included in the decisions that will shape Houston.


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Early Childhood Education &

Early Childhood Education & Development
Works to build a network of tuition-free preschools that offer year-round, full-day programming, five days a week, for children ages 3-5 years old from low-income families.


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School & Community

School & Community Engagement
Seeks to foster partnerships with local schools and community organizations through outreach and engagement efforts to best support our city.


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Additional Resources
Gathers essential community resources to help families, educators, and the public access information and services to meet their needs and find support during emergencies.


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