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Education Volunteer Opportunities with Barrio Dogs, Inc.

Education Volunteer Opportunities with Barrio Dogs, Inc.

Barrio Dogs, Inc. has been working in the East End since 2010 to educate and empower residents to address overpopulation and improve conditions for the animals around them. Barrio Dogs’ strategy is focused on three important points: 1) pets are a lifelong commitment and must receive proper care and treatment, 2) education and spay neuter are the only humane and effective methods of controlling animal overpopulation, and 3) zero tolerance for animal mistreatment and neglect will create safer, healthier, higher property value communities.

Barrio Dogs has a few upcoming events that they could use support from the East End community. If you’re interested in getting involved, please email gloria@barriodogs.org.

Friday, November 13th
Pinto Book (Paw) Signing
Intercontinental Airport
2800 N. Terminal Road
Houston, TX 77032
11:00AM to 3:00PM
Need a couple of volunteers to distribute educational literature to airport travelers and assist with Pinto’s Book (Paw) signing.

Wednesday, November 18th
YES Prep East End – Settegast Park
Education & Community Outreach
8329 Lawndale
Houston, TX 77012
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Need a few volunteers for a presentation at YES Prep East End and to accompany 140 7th graders to Settegast Park in 2nd Ward to do community outreach.

Monday, November 30th
Tales to Tails
Davila Elementary School
7610 Dahlia
Houston, TX 77023
1:00PM
Pinto will be visiting some of his favorite students at Davila for some Tales to Tails reading sessions. If you want to learn more or volunteer we can always use an extra hand.

Monday, February 22
YES Prep East End – Mason Park
Education & Community Outreach
8329 Lawndale
Houston, TX 77012
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Need a few volunteers for a presentation at YES Prep East End and to accompany 150 8th graders to Mason Park to do community outreach.

If you’re interested in getting involved, please email gloria@barriodogs.org.

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Downtown Houston Seeks Public Engagement for Plan Downtown

Downtown Houston Seeks Public Engagement for Plan Downtown

The Houston Downtown Management District (Downtown District) kicks off the public engagement phase of Plan Downtown with the launch of My Downtown, an interactive survey and mapping tool designed by project consultant and international interdisciplinary planning and design firm Sasaki Associates. “My Downtown is an integral piece of the community engagement strategy for Plan Downtown, a new 20-year vision that will position Downtown at the forefront of Houston’s advancement as a global city,” said Bob Eury, Executive Director of the Downtown District. “Along with text surveys, public workshops and topical focus groups, the My Downtown survey results will provide us with indispensible insight into the ways in which people experience Downtown Houston, whether they’re residents, workers or visitors.”

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Cyclists Enjoy Taste of Fall at Park to Port Ride

Cyclists Enjoy Taste of Fall at Park to Port Ride

Cyclists enjoyed the first taste of fall weather in Houston this morning by taking part in the sold out Park to Port ride, put on by the Hermann Park Conservancy. Riders started at the Bill Coats Bridge in Hermann Park and rode all the way to Brady's Landing Restaurant in the East End before turning…

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