Family Literacy Nights
Atherton January 12, 2017
Highland Heights January 16, 2017
Bastian January 18, 2017
Shadydale January 19, 2017
Hartsfield January 25, 2017
Kelso January 26, 2016
Dodson January 27, 2017
Shadydale February 15, 2017
Pleasantville February 16, 2017
Reynolds February 23, 2017
Volume 1, Issue 3 – “Parents” - Who Cares That Your Child Can’t Read?
Dad and Mom, the buck stops with you! When all is said and done, you are the reason your child can or cannot read. The research is clear, the work is clear, the solution is clear. All your child needs, is for you to be clear, that your early prevention is worth a lifetime of other&r ..
A parent’s dream for their child’s greatness depends on working together, parents and child, to build the infrastructure that influences their collective dream, or should I say one parent or the other’s dream for that child’s greatness. We all know parents who have taken a ball or ballet shoes to the hospital on their child’s birth date and placed them in the ..
Hello world, this is my first blog. I will address our nation's family and child literacy crisis and place the issues squarely where they belong. Parents must come to grips with and grow to know that their child's literacy, social, and emotional development is "ALL about them, but not about Them."
As I work with families in the Houston area and travel across our nation fac ..
The Houston Area Urban League Project Ready and Communities In Schools partnered to offer a “Break The Silence-Stop The Violence Seminar for more than 55 Worthing High School students. The school Dating Violence Awareness Event was entitled: “LOVE DOESN’T HURT-LOVE IS RESPECT”, was an auditorium forum panel discussion. The event offered peer related guidance ..
The Houston Area Urban League (http://www.haul.org) (HAUL) in partnership with Houston Independent School District College Readiness Emerge program coordinated a Career Day for middle school students at two schools in the Worthing High School feeder – Attucks MS and Woodson K-8. On yesterday we were at Attucks middle school and hosted and outstanding event..
The purpose ..
March 26th, residents for Angel Lane had two visits – one from the Easter Bunny who laid eggs in the lawn across of the Community Center and the other from a film crew with Oprah Winfrey's Network to interview the original Hurricane Katrina Residents.
The children participated in the Easter Egg Hunt at the community center while the filming crew interviewed the residents of Angel Lane ..
2016 Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation
Summer Reading Challenge Camp
The BBHL Foundation and Houston Area Urban League will host there Second Annual Summer Reading Challenge this summer in the City of Houston My Brother’s Keeper three Houston ISD feeder patterns: Kashmere, Scarborough and Wheatley High Schools. The camps will be fac ..
Happy New Year everybody. Last night at HISD Atherton Elementary School we had a nice crowd and an outstanding session. The Guided Reading Practices are continuing with families engaged around how to do a “Text Study” – A “Text Study” is a set of interactive lessons and activities based on one high-interest informational text. Each Text Study includes ..