Saturday, October 10th, 2015 marked the annual worldwide Global Cardboard Challenge, and AVANCE children across Houston Joined this event created by the Imagination Foundation, with the purpose of fostering children’s education, creativity, entrepreneurship and and enforcing recycling awareness.
The grounds of the Wildcat Golf Course marked another successful milestone for AVANCE on November 2nd. A total of 70 golfers; 14 teams, took advantage of the ideal weather conditions and breathtaking scenery to have some fun playing golf while supporting our mission.
Former NFL Houston Oilers coach, Ed Biles and other NFL legends Allen Angel, Charley Frazier, Carel Stith, Robert Hubble, Charles Davis, Ira Mathews, Sherman Smith, Jonathan Stupar, and Willie Tullis played teamed up with our sponsors for nearly 5 hours of fun on the golf course, with the ultimate goal of Transforming our Community Through Education.
Univision’s Spanish National morning TV show Despierta América (Wake-Up America) visited AVANCE-Houston to do a feature story on our Parent-Child Education Program (PCEP). The story featured Nancy Serrano, an exemplary AVANCE grandmother who has used the tools and knowledge gained in the program to become an excellent partner in her grandson’s education.
Week of the Young Child 2015
“Thank you for being a friend”
AVANCE Houston would like to remind all of our donors, volunteers, and Board Members that all you do for our families affects them in some many positive levels. Thank you for being a true friend to us.
A Small Holiday Tribute to all AVANCE Houston Board Member
We want to thank all of our Board Members for your time and dedication towards all AVANCE Houston’s families.
Golf Tournament Highlights 2014
AVANCE-Houston Cardboard Challenge 2014
AVANCE Luncheon 2014 Honored Graduates: The Barajas Castillo Family
Bertha Villatoro, AVANCE Alumni, Class 1990
Luncheon 2014 Highlights
UNIVISION CONTIGO PSA – Spanish with English subtitles
AVANCE Video played during the Annual Luncheon 2014
Houston Texans nose tackle Earl Mitchell celebrated his 26th birthday among some of his most loyal fans: the parents, children and staff at AVANCE Mangum Education Center. During his visit, Mitchell read to the children, answered questions, took pictures and shared autographs.
Treasure Chest Video at Mangum Center
Participants of the Parent-Child Program offer their testimonials and tell their stories about how AVANCE helped them change their lives.
AVANCE-Houston 25th Anniversary Gala
AVANCE Public Service Announcement
Gabriela Contreras-Martinez and Juan Manuel Martinez
AVANCE promotes education for the entire family
AVANCE Celebrated its Fall Festival 2012
GED Graduation 2012 – May 31, 2012
AVANCE Family – Medina Suarez Testimonial – 2012
AVANCE Exemplary Mothers Receive Cars
AVANCE graduated 150 participants from its Parent & Child and Adult Literacy GED programs on May 31, 2011 at the Sam Houston Area Council Boy Scouts in Northwest.
The AVANCE Head Start Annual Parent Conference 2011, featured
Michelle Merhar FOX26 Traffic Reporter – KRIV, visited the
Jose Villarreal Interviewed by Comcast Host Michael Bybee
Mangum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Mangum Education Center will open the Fall of 2010
AVANCE Colonias-Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Video Coming Soon!
Nuestra Vida (Spanish)- Univisión Houston (KXLN-TV) – Jul.24.2010 –
Mangum Education-Recruitment Carnival
AVANCE Houston Economic Forum Featuring Dr. Stephen Klineberg
AVANCE hosted a forum at the Federal Reserve Bank on October 22, 2009 to discuss the future of the Houston economy, Over 100 guests were in attendance, including AVANCE board members, supporters, media, and community leaders. Read story
AVANCE Houston and The National alliance for Hispanic Families
Viva Houston Broadcast