KPRC- Channel 2 featured AVANCE-Houston 3rd Annual Golf Tournament on November 14th, 2016. The event which highlighted participants playing for charity provided an opportunity for viewers to learn about this important fundraising event benefitting the Houston community.
With the goal of making a closer connection with the community, Luz Flores is launching The Latest with Luz– a new blog featuring the most recent AVANCE updates; coming directly from the executive office. The blog will allow donors, stakeholders, parents, and the community in general an opportunity to share
AVANCE families received a car seat training held at the Tegeler Early Head Start center on Friday, November 30th, to educate parents on the correct way to install their child’s car seat. In collaboration with technicians from Safe Kids of Greater Houston and the Texas Children’s Center for Childhood Injury
Fathers in Action Registration is now open for Fathers in Action/Padres Activos Program, a free resource for dads to help them understand their children’s needs; while enhancing their own parenting and job readiness skills. The program meets once a week for eight weeks total. Topics covered during classes include: Child
AVANCE-Houston is pleased to announce Head Start parents, Abigail Boateng and Kristy Dickens as the Texas Head Start Association 2016 Scholarship Awards totaling $1,000. The scholarships were funded by the Kenneth R. Gilbert Scholarship program which was established to provide financial assistance to Head Start/Early Head Start parents and staff.
AVANCE-Houston hosted its 3rd Annual Transforming our Community through Education Golf Tournament at the Wildcat Golf Club on November 14th. The event was sold out with 60 players and with the support of 16 corporate and individual sponsors and partners. The beautiful fall day kept our golfers smiling and having
AVANCE-Houston is thrilled to announce that the Business Marketing Association (BMA) honored the agency’s Communications and Marketing team during its awards dinner, on Thursday, November 16th. The award is a recognition of the creativity behind the Internal-Promotional Video “Tribute to Our Board Members 2015,” which features AVANCE Head Start children
In order to encourage and maintain accountability, a 20-member volunteer Board of Directors governs AVANCE-Houston; whose responsibility is to create and evaluate policy and organizational goals regarding the agency’s finances and services. Consequently, AVANCE is pleased to announce the addition of new board members and newly elected board officer:
AVANCE Healthy Marriage -Strong Families, Strong Communities (SFSC) Spanish initiative served a total of 54 participants in both Leonel Castillo Community Center and Canaan Church Ministries. The workshop series occurred in a 7 weeks period where participants learned a variety of concepts such as parenting skills, communication, and conflict resolution.
With their tools, paint brushes and their desire to help the Houston community, twenty-five volunteers from Young Catholic Professionals assisted in painting the five essential classrooms in the Mangum Early Head Start center. Since the opening of Mangum Education Center in 2010, the school has had