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,

AVANCE-Houston Deputy Director, Luz Flores Recognized For Her Passion to Mentor Others

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2015-Houston, Texas—- In recognition to thirty years of dedication and commitment to inspiring, mentoring, and serving others, AVANCE Houston Deputy Director, Luz Flores received the Wise Woman Award by the Houston Woman Magazine on August 19th, 2015. Flores has been with AVANCE for the last

AVANCE Wins Nonprofit Communications Team of the Year Award for the 2nd Time in Four Years

For Immediate Release: July 8, 2015-Houston, Texas—- The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) –Houston Chapter, honored AVANCE with the Excalibur Award for Nonprofit Communications Team of the Year in recognition of the organization’s successful communications strategies and community outreach efforts.  AVANCE serves over seven thousand low-income individuals annually throughout 19 Houston

AVANCE Houston Luncheon An Opportunity To Give And Receive

For Immediate Release: Houston, TX. – AVANCE Houston celebrated 27 years of impacting the community by educating two generations simultaneously, while honoring Chevron and an exemplary Houston family during its Second Annual Luncheon held at the Junior League on March 5th, 2015. Yasmina Vinci, executive director of the National Head