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Support Local Charities this GivingTuesday

(photo via Career and Recovery Resources on Facebook) #GivingTuesday presents an opportunity to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. People and organizations in 150 countries worldwide participate in the day of giving, and we encourage you to consider giving locally this #GivingTuesday. The annual day of service encourages participants to: Support their local community fridge or

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How vacant lots are becoming affordable housing in Houston’s Third Ward

An affordable housing program more than 20 years in the making is allowing residents of Houston’s historic Third Ward to continue to live where they grew up. The Midtown Redevelopment Authority/Center for Civic and Public Policy Improvement initiative is turning vacant lots into affordable housing. More than 600 single-family and rental units have been built

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