Harris County Candidate Forum: Equity & Resiliency in Housing & Environment
On Sept. 27, 2018, from 6:30-8 p.m., the HOME coalition and the Coalition for Environment, Equity and Resilience (CEER) will co-host a candidate forum for the Harris County Commissioner Court elections in November, focusing on equitable, transparent, and resilient recovery after Hurricane Harvey. The forum will be held at the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University. CEC, in its roll as a member of CEER, will be hosting a live stream of the event on Facebook. For more information and to RSVP, visit eventbrite.com.
Wild About Houston: A Green Film Festival
Please join CEC, the Houston Green Film Series, Rice Media Center, and additional partners on Oct. 17, 2018, for “Wild About Houston: A Green Film Festival,” to showcase local short films telling environmental stories. Email [email protected] if you have a film to submit.
Workplace Giving & EarthShare of Texas
Please consider us in your workplace giving program! The Citizens’ Environmental Coalition, along with many other organizations doing environmental work in the Houston/Gulf Coast region, is represented in federal, state, and local campaigns by EarthShare of Texas. To make a donation, you can use the following codes in the following campaigns to contribute to EarthShare of Texas and CEC, respectively:
- State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC): 35500 and 35569
- Combined Federal Campaign (CFC): 51966 and 26482
- Houston Independent School District (HISD): 100 and 185
- City of Houston Combined Municipal Campaign (HCMC): 1400 and 1413
We are represented in many more campaigns; please contact us if you need more information or would like a representative to exhibit or speak at an open enrollment or workplace giving event. And, if your employer or business does not yet have a workplace giving campaign, EarthShare of Texas would be happy to help you set up such a campaign. EarthShare of Texas is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation committed to making environmental support as easy as possible by giving working people the ability to donate through workplace payroll contribution campaigns.