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Resolution #11: Houston DSA Supports Community Efforts Against I-45 Expansion

WHEREAS, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)’s North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP) will displace households, reduce air quality, make flooding worse, and destroy parks. WHEREAS, 428 of the 1,235 displaced housing units are low-income and homeless veteran units. WHEREAS, increased traffic on the expanded I-45 thoroughfare will pose a distinct health risk to adjacent …

Houston DSA endorses Ashton P. Woods for Houston City Council At-Large 5

July 12, 2019 — Houston DSA announces its endorsement of Ashton P. Woods’ candidacy for Houston City Council, At-Large Position 5. Woods, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Houston, long-time community organizer, and Houston DSA member, received the chapter’s endorsement at its July 11 general meeting. “Ashton’s vision for making Houston a more equitable city aligns …

May General Meeting POSTPONED to May 16 due to inclement weather, likely flooding

Due to the severe weather in tonight’s forecast and a flash flood watch taking effect this afternoon, we will be postponing the May 9th General Meeting to the following Thursday, May 16, from 7–9pm at the usual location, Gulf Coast ALF, 2506 Sutherland Street, out of concern for comrades’ safety. Please keep an eye on …