The National Wildlife Federation is offering two grant opportunities
for HISD schools. Applications are due Monday, June 15.
One grant focuses on secondary schools interested in
developing nature-based solutions to community stormwater runoff or flooding.
The second is open to all grade levels and emphases energy literacy.
Energy and Sustainability Quality Assurance Analyst
Stephanie Walker said schools should apply despite the uncertainty surrounding
the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the course of just one day, Code Compliance team members receive a variety of calls — reports of broken elevators, overflowing trash receptacles, and even fire code violations.
But for the eight-member team, it’s all in a day’s work.
“It’s about life safety,” said Code Compliance Area Manager Anne Washington, who leads the team. “We’re behind the scenes, but our job is to make sure that we are in compliance with fire codes so that in an emergency, the staff and students can get out of the building safely.”