Words of Unity: 14 Texas Voices Inspiring Hope in Our Region

The strength and substance of our communities at their best are defined by what we do during times of turmoil. Houston is a do community. In times of peace and crisis, we work together and strive to make Houston a more vibrant place. Our strength is also defined by the words and perspectives we offer […]

Making Houston History Today: 6 Black Changemakers you Should Know

From political leaders and activists to landscape-shifting scientists, musicians and astronauts, the contributions of Black changemakers are embedded in Houston’s identity. And looking forward, there’s no sign of that changing any time soon.  More Houstonians have access to health care, more is being done to protect our air quality, and more of our most vulnerable […]

Understanding Houston’s launch event a success

Together, we’re measuring what matters to do what matters. The Greater Houston Community Foundation (GHCF) launched Understanding Houston on November 21, 2019 with a luncheon at the Briar Club. Understanding Houston, GHCF’s new regional community indicators initiative, is designed to promote informed, collaborative action for our community. Understanding Houston provides an open, easily-accessible website that […]