Take a moment to sign our petition to support community driven development. We are proposing the following as solutions for residents to combat gentrification. 1. Require developers to seek approval from neighborhood civic associations or local organizations when the proposed development is not in line with the prevailing character in the neighborhood. 2. Encourage the City of Houston Planning Commission to support the adopted complete communities plan for Third Ward by judging proposed developments on long term impact to stakeholders as well regulatory standards. 3. Consider appointing individuals to the commission that have background in working with underserved communities. Sign Petition
Here is a list of recommended items for hurricane prep kits, according to the Department of Homeland Security: Water - 1 gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation Food - at least a three-day supply of nonperishable food Battery-powered or hand-crank radio and a NOAA weather radio with tone alert Flashlight First aid kit Extra batteries Whistle to signal for help Dust mask to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities Manual can opener for food Local maps Cellphone with chargers and a backup battery Download the recommended supplies list Consider adding the following items to your emergency supply kit based on your individual needs: Prescription medications Nonprescription medications such as pain [...]
This survey will be available through the 14th of March. Please share it with other neighbors.