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State Lawmakers on Bridging Digital Divide for Education, Health Care

Texas lawmakers say the COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized how access to technology impacts residents, including students.  That's what state representatives Christina Morales (HD-145) of Houston and…

New Partnership Members in August

The Greater Houston Partnership welcomed 14 new member companies in the month of August. The Partnership works to connect companies with resources, information and networking opportunities to help…
Quality of Life

One Houston Together: Education and Racial Inequities

How does race affect the educational opportunities afforded to individuals and communities in the Houston area? What can we do to ensure quality education is accessible to all?  Those were some of…

Measuring Houston's Resiliency Three Years After Harvey

Southeast Texas and Louisiana continue to recover from Hurricane Laura weeks after it made landfall. The Category 4 storm swept in on the heels of the three-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey.…

Energy 2.0 Pulse with Jose Beceiro: COVID-19 Impact to Energy Tech & More

Houston is home to several key Energy 2.0 developments of new and existing components of the industry (see a few of the major 2020 announcements here).  Jose Beceiro joined the Partnership earlier…

Welch Foundation Gifts $100M to Rice University for Advanced Materials Research

The Houston-based Robert A. Welch Foundation is giving $100 million to Rice University to establish the Welch Institute, which will focus on the development of advanced materials. It's the largest…
Executive Partners