It’s the time of the year for making New Year’s resolutions. With so many options for change, why not make one resolution this year that’s easy to stick to: Read to a child through the Read Houston Read program.
The Houston Independent School District will introduce a new law enforcement mentoring program during the upcoming Parent Night event. HISD’s Parent Engagement Department has partnered with the HISD Police Department, METRO Police Department, and Houston Police Department to create a mentoring program for at-risk students. The officers will serve as mentors at Peck Elementary School, and Attucks, Cullen, Deady, Jackson, Key, McReynolds, Sugar Grove, and Welch middle schools. Former NASA astronaut Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr. will serve as the keynote speaker. In 1995, Dr. Harris became the first African-American to walk in space.
Who: HISD Parent Engagement Department, HISD Police, METRO Police, and the Houston Police departments, former NASA astronaut Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr., HISD students, parents, and administrators.
What: The HISD Parent Engagement Department will announce a new law enforcement mentorship program in partnership.
When: Wednesday, December 5, 2012: 6p.m.-8p.m.
Where: Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center , 4400 West 18th Street