Houston-Galveston Area Council

Houston-Galveston Area Council The Houston-Galveston Area Council is the region-wide voluntary association of local governments in the 13-county Gulf Coast Planning region of Texas.

Its service area is 12,500 square miles and contains more than 6 million people.

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Join the Houston-Galveston Area Council on Friday, September 17 for our Paths to Locally Driven Affordable Rental Housin...
09/10/2021

Join the Houston-Galveston Area Council on Friday, September 17 for our Paths to Locally Driven Affordable Rental Housing Virtual Summit.

This summit will explore opportunities related to housing with speakers from a variety of backgrounds and geographies. Panelists will discuss how preserving naturally affordable rental housing, working with small builders, and other locally driven solutions can protect housing affordability.

Register now at https://bit.ly/38tYSP1

#affordablehousing

Join the Houston-Galveston Area Council on Friday, September 17 for our Paths to Locally Driven Affordable Rental Housing Virtual Summit.

This summit will explore opportunities related to housing with speakers from a variety of backgrounds and geographies. Panelists will discuss how preserving naturally affordable rental housing, working with small builders, and other locally driven solutions can protect housing affordability.

Register now at https://bit.ly/38tYSP1

#affordablehousing

Finding a way to pay for childcare so that parents can keep their jobs or train for better jobs is a constant challenge ...
09/09/2021

Finding a way to pay for childcare so that parents can keep their jobs or train for better jobs is a constant challenge for many working families. Workforce Solutions provides childcare financial aid for parents who are looking for work, working, or going to school. Find out if you qualify today by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#JobAssistance #ChildCare #ChildcareAssistance

Finding a way to pay for childcare so that parents can keep their jobs or train for better jobs is a constant challenge for many working families. Workforce Solutions provides childcare financial aid for parents who are looking for work, working, or going to school. Find out if you qualify today by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#JobAssistance #ChildCare #ChildcareAssistance

This week for #CommuteSolutionsMonth we're talking about public transit!Did you know that you can save up to 60% in comm...
09/08/2021

This week for #CommuteSolutionsMonth we're talking about public transit!

Did you know that you can save up to 60% in commute costs by taking public transit? Plus, frequent commuters can earn free trips!

Find a bus or rail option in your county at yourcommutesolution.org/commuters

#houstoncommute #houstonmetro #carpool #commuting

Need help finding a job? Not sure where to start or what to do next? Workforce Solutions can help you find jobs, keep jo...
09/07/2021

Need help finding a job? Not sure where to start or what to do next? Workforce Solutions can help you find jobs, keep jobs, or get better jobs! Make sure you stay up to date on what they have going on to help you grow. Learn more about these and other upcoming events by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#CareerExpo #EducationExpo #JobAssistance

Need help finding a job? Not sure where to start or what to do next? Workforce Solutions can help you find jobs, keep jobs, or get better jobs! Make sure you stay up to date on what they have going on to help you grow. Learn more about these and other upcoming events by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#CareerExpo #EducationExpo #JobAssistance

Happy Labor Day! Today, we want to honor our region's workforce. Thank you for all that you do.#LaborDay #LaborDayWeeken...
09/06/2021

Happy Labor Day! Today, we want to honor our region's workforce. Thank you for all that you do.

#LaborDay #LaborDayWeekend

Happy Labor Day! Today, we want to honor our region's workforce. Thank you for all that you do.

#LaborDay #LaborDayWeekend

Hurricane season is halfway over, but we aren't in the clear yet! Knowing when and how to evacuate in the case of a hurr...
09/03/2021

Hurricane season is halfway over, but we aren't in the clear yet! Knowing when and how to evacuate in the case of a hurricane is crucial to your safety. Find your zip zone and other helpful storm prep tools at h-gac.com/hurricane-evacuation-planning

#hurricaneseason2021 #hurricaneseason #hurricaneprep #knowyourzone #tropicalstorm

Hurricane season is halfway over, but we aren't in the clear yet! Knowing when and how to evacuate in the case of a hurricane is crucial to your safety. Find your zip zone and other helpful storm prep tools at h-gac.com/hurricane-evacuation-planning

#hurricaneseason2021 #hurricaneseason #hurricaneprep #knowyourzone #tropicalstorm

You heard Patricia! Workforce Solutions is a great source for everything you need to grow in your career. Having helped ...
09/02/2021

You heard Patricia! Workforce Solutions is a great source for everything you need to grow in your career. Having helped about 219,000 qualified job candidates go to work and more than 21,000 individuals improve their basic education skills over just the last year, it wouldn’t hurt to see what they can do for you! Learn how they can help you grow by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#JobAssistance

You heard Patricia! Workforce Solutions is a great source for everything you need to grow in your career. Having helped about 219,000 qualified job candidates go to work and more than 21,000 individuals improve their basic education skills over just the last year, it wouldn’t hurt to see what they can do for you! Learn how they can help you grow by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#JobAssistance

September is #CommuteSolutionsMonth and all month long we're talking about the benefits of using alternative forms of co...
09/01/2021

September is #CommuteSolutionsMonth and all month long we're talking about the benefits of using alternative forms of commuting!

Did you know that you can cut your commute expenses up to 81% by taking METRO Star Vanpool to work?

Find an alternative commute option that fits your lifestyle and learn more about Commute Solutions Month at yourcommutesolution.org

#houstoncommute #houstonmetro #vanpool #carpool #commuting

Workforce Solutions can help you find jobs, keep jobs, or get better jobs! They even have opportunities available for yo...
08/31/2021

Workforce Solutions can help you find jobs, keep jobs, or get better jobs! They even have opportunities available for young adults looking to continue their education or find employment. Learn more about these and other upcoming events by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#JobFair #VirtualJobFair #JobAssistance #YoungAdult

Workforce Solutions can help you find jobs, keep jobs, or get better jobs! They even have opportunities available for young adults looking to continue their education or find employment. Learn more about these and other upcoming events by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#JobFair #VirtualJobFair #JobAssistance #YoungAdult

Do you have ideas for how public transportation can better serve you and your community? We want your feedback! Your inp...
08/30/2021

Do you have ideas for how public transportation can better serve you and your community? We want your feedback! Your input will help us better understand how to improve public transportation and connect you with where you need to go.

Do you have ideas for how public transportation can better serve you and your community? We want your feedback! Your input will help us better understand how to improve public transportation and connect you with where you need to go.

Responding to that text can wait. Don't put yourself and others at risk. H-GAC wants to remind you to practice safe and ...
08/27/2021

Responding to that text can wait. Don't put yourself and others at risk. H-GAC wants to remind you to practice safe and responsible driving while at the wheel.

For more information, visit h-gac.com/paytheprice

#paytheprice #safedriving #texashighways

Responding to that text can wait. Don't put yourself and others at risk. H-GAC wants to remind you to practice safe and responsible driving while at the wheel.

For more information, visit h-gac.com/paytheprice

#paytheprice #safedriving #texashighways

Connecting you with your next opportunity is the goal for Workforce Solutions, but don’t take our word for it. Having he...
08/26/2021

Connecting you with your next opportunity is the goal for Workforce Solutions, but don’t take our word for it. Having helped about 219,000 qualified job candidates go to work and more than 21,000 individuals improve their basic education skills over the last year, no wonder Carlye thinks it’s the “best place to grow.” Learn how Workforce Solutions can help you by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#JobAssistance

Connecting you with your next opportunity is the goal for Workforce Solutions, but don’t take our word for it. Having helped about 219,000 qualified job candidates go to work and more than 21,000 individuals improve their basic education skills over the last year, no wonder Carlye thinks it’s the “best place to grow.” Learn how Workforce Solutions can help you by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#JobAssistance

The next Transportation Policy Council meeting will take place tomorrow, August 27 at 9:30 a.m. Visit h-gac.com/live to ...
08/26/2021

The next Transportation Policy Council meeting will take place tomorrow, August 27 at 9:30 a.m. Visit h-gac.com/live to watch

The next Transportation Policy Council meeting will take place tomorrow, August 27 at 9:30 a.m. Visit h-gac.com/live to watch

Many exchange students and out-of-state college students don't have the proper tools and knowledge necessary to stay saf...
08/25/2021

Many exchange students and out-of-state college students don't have the proper tools and knowledge necessary to stay safe in the event of a hurricane.

You can become a Hurricane Helper by making a plan to assist students in your community this hurricane season. Educate those around you on finding their evacuation zip zone, building a hurricane kit, and preparing to navigate through a storm safely.

Together, we can keep the most vulnerable in our community safe.

Visit togetheragainsttheweather.com for more information on becoming a Hurricane Helper.

#hurricaneseason2021 #hurricaneseason #hurricanehelper #tropicalstormgrace #texasweather #houstonweather

Many exchange students and out-of-state college students don't have the proper tools and knowledge necessary to stay safe in the event of a hurricane.

You can become a Hurricane Helper by making a plan to assist students in your community this hurricane season. Educate those around you on finding their evacuation zip zone, building a hurricane kit, and preparing to navigate through a storm safely.

Together, we can keep the most vulnerable in our community safe.

Visit togetheragainsttheweather.com for more information on becoming a Hurricane Helper.

#hurricaneseason2021 #hurricaneseason #hurricanehelper #tropicalstormgrace #texasweather #houstonweather

Workforce Solutions is committed to connecting you with opportunity! Here are just a few of the many upcoming events the...
08/24/2021

Workforce Solutions is committed to connecting you with opportunity! Here are just a few of the many upcoming events they have planned to help you grow. Learn more about these and other upcoming events by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#JobFair #VirtualJobFair #GED #JobAssistance

Workforce Solutions is committed to connecting you with opportunity! Here are just a few of the many upcoming events they have planned to help you grow. Learn more about these and other upcoming events by visiting wrksolutions.com or giving them a call at 888.469.5627

#JobFair #VirtualJobFair #GED #JobAssistance

The final HGACBuy August open houses will take place August 24 and 25. These open houses are for HGACBuy members interes...
08/23/2021

The final HGACBuy August open houses will take place August 24 and 25. These open houses are for HGACBuy members interested in the procurement of modular buildings, solar panels and associated equipment, or portable facilities.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide government procurement service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits.

To learn more, visit hgacbuy.org

The final HGACBuy August open houses will take place August 24 and 25. These open houses are for HGACBuy members interested in the procurement of modular buildings, solar panels and associated equipment, or portable facilities.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide government procurement service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits.

To learn more, visit hgacbuy.org

Interested in working at the Houston-Galveston Area Council? H-GAC is now hiring a for a variety of positions and intern...
08/20/2021

Interested in working at the Houston-Galveston Area Council? H-GAC is now hiring a for a variety of positions and internships including Senior Manager for Strategic Transportation, Legal Liaison, and Webmaster Intern.

To learn more about these positions and others, visit h-gac.com/careers

#houstonjobs #houstoninternships #jobsearch #nowhiring

Interested in working at the Houston-Galveston Area Council? H-GAC is now hiring a for a variety of positions and internships including Senior Manager for Strategic Transportation, Legal Liaison, and Webmaster Intern.

To learn more about these positions and others, visit h-gac.com/careers

#houstonjobs #houstoninternships #jobsearch #nowhiring

08/20/2021
Q&A: Houston-Galveston Area Council

Did you see our Q&A with ABC13 Houston? Watch it now for important tips about how you can keep yourself and your family safe this hurricane season!

Workforce Solutions offers more than just jobs. Learn more about the variety of services available to you through Workfo...
08/19/2021

Workforce Solutions offers more than just jobs. Learn more about the variety of services available to you through Workforce Solutions at wrksolutions.com

#getpaid2021 #nowhiring #childcare #resumewriting #interviewtraining

Workforce Solutions offers more than just jobs. Learn more about the variety of services available to you through Workforce Solutions at wrksolutions.com

#getpaid2021 #nowhiring #childcare #resumewriting #interviewtraining

HGACBuy is hosting an open house today for members interested in the procurement of emergency preparedness and safety eq...
08/18/2021

HGACBuy is hosting an open house today for members interested in the procurement of emergency preparedness and safety equipment, or auxiliary power and backup generators.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide government procurement service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits.

To learn more, visit hgacbuy.org

HGACBuy is hosting an open house today for members interested in the procurement of emergency preparedness and safety equipment, or auxiliary power and backup generators.

HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program is a nationwide government procurement service that strives to make the procurement process more efficient for local governments and certain non-profits.

To learn more, visit hgacbuy.org

The Transportation Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow, August 18 at 9:30 a.m. Visit h-gac.com/live to watch the lives...
08/17/2021

The Transportation Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow, August 18 at 9:30 a.m.
Visit h-gac.com/live to watch the livestream.

The Transportation Advisory Committee will meet tomorrow, August 18 at 9:30 a.m.
Visit h-gac.com/live to watch the livestream.

Did you know Workforce Solutions helps with childcare? Learn more at wrksolutions.com!#childcare #financialaid #childcar...
08/17/2021

Did you know Workforce Solutions helps with childcare? Learn more at wrksolutions.com!

#childcare #financialaid #childcareassistance

Did you know Workforce Solutions helps with childcare? Learn more at wrksolutions.com!

#childcare #financialaid #childcareassistance

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors will meet tomorrow, August 17 at 10 a.m.Visit zoom.us/webinar/regi...
08/16/2021

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors will meet tomorrow, August 17 at 10 a.m.

Visit zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Jae6lvkNTTSfhqSzClzgcA to join the meeting.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors will meet tomorrow, August 17 at 10 a.m.

Visit zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Jae6lvkNTTSfhqSzClzgcA to join the meeting.

Did you know the Houston-Galveston Clean Cities Coalition have a podcast?Fuel for Thought brings awareness to alternativ...
08/13/2021

Did you know the Houston-Galveston Clean Cities Coalition have a podcast?

Fuel for Thought brings awareness to alternative fuel use in the Houston region. Through the usage of alternative fuels, advanced vehicle technologies, and fuel conservation strategies, we can reduce air pollution across the Gulf Coast region.

Visit http://www.houston-cleancities.org/series/fuelforthought/ to listen to the podcast. You can also find Fuel for Thought on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, PocketCasts, and Spotify.

#cleancity #spotifypodcast #applepodcast #alternativefuel #airquality

Did you know the Houston-Galveston Clean Cities Coalition have a podcast?

Fuel for Thought brings awareness to alternative fuel use in the Houston region. Through the usage of alternative fuels, advanced vehicle technologies, and fuel conservation strategies, we can reduce air pollution across the Gulf Coast region.

Visit http://www.houston-cleancities.org/series/fuelforthought/ to listen to the podcast. You can also find Fuel for Thought on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, PocketCasts, and Spotify.

#cleancity #spotifypodcast #applepodcast #alternativefuel #airquality

August is the peak of hurricane season in the Gulf Coast Region. If you've been putting it off, the time to prepare is n...
08/12/2021

August is the peak of hurricane season in the Gulf Coast Region. If you've been putting it off, the time to prepare is now.

You can take steps to prepare by following the checklist above. Know your zone, build a kit, and be prepared to help those around you who may need extra assistance.

Visit h-gac.com/hurricane-evacuation-planning or togetheragainsttheweather.com for more information.

#hurricaneseason #hurricaneprep #hurricane #tropicalstorm #emergencypreparedness

August is the peak of hurricane season in the Gulf Coast Region. If you've been putting it off, the time to prepare is now.

You can take steps to prepare by following the checklist above. Know your zone, build a kit, and be prepared to help those around you who may need extra assistance.

Visit h-gac.com/hurricane-evacuation-planning or togetheragainsttheweather.com for more information.

#hurricaneseason #hurricaneprep #hurricane #tropicalstorm #emergencypreparedness

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