Texas Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Wednesday - February 8

The latest local Houston/Dallas/Austin/San Antonio area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

It's been over three years since the Statewide Leadership Council first came together in Austin, Texas. Now, this group of justice-impacted advocates has participants from almost 90 Texas cities.

Maggie, who coordinates the SLC, shared her thoughts on what the group means.

Researchers at @Yale have developed a turtle robot w/ limbs that morph depending on the environment. STEM education is stressed in our COEs as we prepare young children for school & the 21st century w/ innovative programs focused on positive outcomes.


"This is not a red-state/ blue-state issue. This is an American issue. And it’s one that’s eminently solvable."

— Dan Goldenberg, @Dan4vets, Executive Director of Call of Duty Endowment, @CODE4Vets

🩺Why veterans are qualified for civilian medical jobs:

Which works of art spark the most conversation with your friends? 🤔💭

Join us for a free art therapy session facilitated by Art Therapy Houston this Friday, Feb. 10 at 3pm. Materials provided. RSVP: https://sforce.co/3rs5Y0H
Contact [email protected] or 713-742-2862 for more info. #ArtTherapy #PRHworkshops #TherapySessions

Pouring rain couldn't stop our team members from sharing mental health resources, education, and information about Grant Halliburton Foundation in North Texas yesterday! ☔ 🌧️
📍Bonham ISD Community Health and Wellness Fair
📍 UNT Dallas Volunteer Fair

We look forward to working with #txlege Chairs @creightonfortx and @bradbuckleydvm, Houston & #txed Cmte members @teambettencourt, @repallentx131, @repharolddutton, @charlestx127, and all #txed Cmte members and the #txlege to advance policy that improves student outcomes!

#affordablehousing can be a true connector for #nonprofits. The CEO of http://JuniperCompliance.com shared how partnerships are win-win-wins. Today's Show: https://player.vimeo.com/progressive_redirect/playback/797125670/rendition/720p/file.mp4?loc=external&signature=26489da27fc8a34aa937daff9818bdd8d9c2d43aae57f5e8e8a6ec2b5b302ef0#t=6
Salutes to @yptcllc @bloomerangTech @CauseSellingEd @NatUniv @StaffingBtqInc @kindfulapp

"This program helped me gain a sense of self for the first time, and to overcome past trauma." | #TCORtestimonials

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