Access Houston

This segment of Access Houston we welcome back Dr. Aisha Siddiqui of C.H.A.T. and she’s brought along with her artist Amy Malkan. They have a new mural project titled ‘A Children’s Story’ in the Gulfton area to celebrate and embrace the community diversity through a colorful message that welcomes Houstonians and visitors tot he area. […]

This segment of Access Houston we welcome W. Imara Canady, National Director of Community Engagement & Communications for AIDS Healthcare Foundation. AHF opened Houston’s first Out of the Closet Thrift Store in the Montrose District. The facility will also house a state-of-the-art AHF Pharmacy and administer confidential free, rapid, one-minute testing for HIV and other […]

This segment of Access Houston we welcome the lovely Danielle Fanfair, executive director for The Hines Center. Danielle educates us on mental health and the black community, the value of mindfulness and meditation, and the services offered by The Hines Center. We also talk about yoga, other ways to reduces stress, and she teaches us […]

On this segment of Access Houston we talk to Dr. Quentin Wright, the President of Lone Star College-Houston North. He informs us that the state of Texas has a 60×30 Initiative for the majority of its residents ages 25-34 to have some form of higher education by 2030. So, we talk about educational attainment, completion […]

This segment of Access Houston we welcome Toriono Bryant, Executive Director of the Youth Outdoor Unity. We talk about Y.O.U., their mission and their unique program that introduce youth to careers that are not characteristic. Our next conversation is with Chris Boykins, founder of the Boykins Youth Foundation, and Rock, founder of Rock-in-Hood. The fellas […]

On this segment of Access Houston we have Nicky Ferguson, and her daughter Layla, from Mocha Brown Productions to talk about the The Annual Community Fun Day, which celebrates 15 years of bringing families together with fun, laughter, and live music. Celebrate family with the atmosphere of Zydeco music with Zydeco Legend J. Paul Jr. […]

On this segment of Access Houston we’re talking mental health with music industry veteran, Shanti Das. Shanti tells her story of dealing with mental health and talks about her non-profit Silence the Shame. Silence the Shame is a non-profit awareness, education and advocacy organization. Through community conversations, compelling content and other programs, our goals are […]

On this segment of Access Houston we welcome Mrs. Wanda Brown, CEO of Houston Serenity Place, and the State Director of CPA, Mrs. Leah Dean. The ladies are here to talk about Serenity Place, the services and programs that they have, how one can become a foster parent, and their expansion in the state of […]

Our next conversation is with NFL great Vince Young and the founder of Game Plan U, Mike West. Vince has his 1st Annual Jamboree where little league and middle schools football teams will meet for scrimmage games. They’ve teamed up with the Ronald McDonald House to help give back to the Houston community and raise […]

This segment of Access Houston we welcome Lyndsey Brantley, owner of Camillia Alise, to the program. Lyndsey talks about her advocacy for women’s health as a medical innovator, her personal journey as a sufferer of PCOS, and the healthy alternatives to cosmetic surgery and the services provided at Camellia Alise studios. Our next conversation is […]

This segment of Access Houston we welcome the Financial Aid Communications and Social Media Coordinator, Shar-Day Campbell and the Executive Director of Financial Aid, JoEllen Soucier. HCC is removing the financial barriers for students with its Eagle Promise Program, an initiative that allows qualifying Spring 2019 high school graduates to ear their degree or certificate […]

This segment of Access Houston we welcome Vandolyn Esparza from the Children’s Museum of Houston. Vandolyn let’s us know about their partnership with the city of Houston’s Health Department initiative called Houston Basics, five simple ways to build your baby’s brain. Our next conversation is with the interim board president of Jazz Education Inc., Lloyd […]