FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-April 13, 2017: AVANCE-Houston did more than compose notes of education at its Fourth Annual Luncheon; it hit a symphonic chord that reverberated across a room filled with mission-driven individuals and community leaders who advocate for, and support high quality education in Houston. The April 7 luncheon raised

AVANCE-Houston Fatherhood Program Set to a Good Start

Enrollment is Still Open Houston- 03/06/2017 AVANCE-Houston successfully kicked-off this year’s Fatherhood Program with a total of 53 fathers and their children. This program, designed to help fathers and/or father figures develop simple integrated approaches while promoting active fatherhood has been offered by AVANCE-Houston since 1990. The program helps fathers


WHAT:  ANNOUNCING AVANCE-HOUSTON 3rd ANNUAL GLOBAL CARDBOARD CHALLENGE Engaging hundreds of kids and families in creative play Saturday October 1st marks the annual world-wide Global Cardboard Challenge, and AVANCE children across Houston will be joining this event created by the Imagination Foundation, with the purpose of fostering children’s education, creativity,

Mesa Directiva de AVANCE nombra a Luz Flores Como Directora Ejecutiva General Para su publicación Inmediata- Houston, TX- 08/16/2016- Luz E. Flores ha sido designada para dirigir AVANCE-Houston, una agencia de United Way la cual ofrece educación simultanea para padres e hijos, educación preescolar y adulta así como también  capacitación para

AVANCE Board of Directors Appoint Luz Flores as Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Houston, TX. 08-16-2016-Luz E. Flores has been designated to lead AVANCE-Houston, a United Way agency offering parenting, preschool, adult education, and workforce training serving nearly nine-thousand individuals annually in 20 locations across the city. Flores’ appointment comes after José Villarreal, who served in the position since 2006,

Spectra Energy Volunteers Help Make Dozens of Toy Kits for AVANCE Parents

40 volunteers contributed their time and effort to almost 30 combined hours of labor  HOUSTON, TX 06/28/2016 – Nearly 40 volunteers from Spectra Energy contributed their time and efforts cutting  dozens of yards of fabric and other materials to prepare toy-making kits for the AVANCE Parent-Child Education Program (PCEP), which focuses

ABC’s “What Would You Do?” Host, John Quiñones, Inspires Audience at AVANCE-Houston 3rd Annual Luncheon

“Event Raised Nearly $130K for Education” Houston, TX- 03/16/2016 –– AVANCE-Houston hosted its Annual Luncheon on March 11th at the Hilton Post Oak, bringing together nearly 250 business and educational leaders who are committed to helping the Houston community thrive. The special guest of the event was the prestigious journalist,

AVANCE –Houston Opened its 20th Early Childhood Education Center

HOUSTON, TX  01/13/2016— AVANCE friends, elected officials and families gathered on January 15th for the ribbon-ceremony of the organization’s  newest addition; the AVANCE Northside Early Head Start center, located on 1209 James Street,– near the intersection of Quitman and Fulton. The newly remodeled center offers early childhood education services to

AVANCE and NFL Legends to Play Golf in Benefit of Education for Houston Families

INTERVIEW AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITY AVANCE and NFL Legends to Play Golf in Benefit of Education for Houston Families “Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Parent-Child Education and GED Programs” WHAT:  AVANCE- a nonprofit providing preschool and adult education programs in 20 locations across Houston has partnered with the NFL Alumni Association

AVANCE Seeks Mentors for GED Students

  For Immediate Release: October 12, 2015-Houston Texas:  AVANCE-Houston, a nonprofit organization providing an array of preschool and adult education programs throughout Houston  is in immediate need of finding professionals in the community to volunteer serving as mentors to its GED students.   GED classes started in early September 2015,