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Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Bob Woodruff Foundation Veterans Disaster Grant

Houston, Texas - Lone Star Legal Aid is one of nine organizations that serve post 9/11 veterans, service members, and their families chosen by the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) for its spring grants. BWF’s key focus areas are education and employment, quality of life, and rehabilitation and recovery. BWF was particularly interested in how post-disaster … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Bob Woodruff Foundation Veterans Disaster Grant

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Team Co-hosted Deed & Title Clinic with AARP Houston

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Team co-hosted a Deed and Title Clinic with AARP Houston on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. The purpose of the clinic was to educate the community on what it means to legally own their homes and allow community members the opportunity to speak to lawyers for free help to resolve … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Team Co-hosted Deed & Title Clinic with AARP Houston

Air Alliance Houston (AAH) Launches Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Report on TxDOT’s North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP)

On Thursday, June 13th, LSLA community partner Air Alliance Houston held a press conference announcing a report on a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) that considers the wide-ranging health impacts of Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)’s proposed I-45 expansion project, also known as the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), on communities along the I-45 N … Continue reading Air Alliance Houston (AAH) Launches Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Report on TxDOT’s North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP)

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Unit & Environmental Justice Team Presenting at Port Arthur Town Hall

Jefferson County, TX - The Coalition for Environment, Equity, & Resilience, Texas Appleseed, and Port Arthur Community Action Network are hosting a town hall in regards to disaster recovery on June 15th from 11:30am-4pm at Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center in Port Arthur. Free lunch, childcare, language translation, and translated print materials will be provided … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid’s Disaster Relief Unit & Environmental Justice Team Presenting at Port Arthur Town Hall

TxDOT’S Historical Resources Report Omits Houston’s Independence Heights

Houston, TX - For more than 14 years, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has been planning the North Houston Highway Improvement Project (NHHIP), a massive expansion of Interstate 45 that will completely reshape freeway transit around downtown Houston, with major changes to I-45, I-69, I-10 and Hwy 288 over the next decade. The proposed expansion … Continue reading TxDOT’S Historical Resources Report Omits Houston’s Independence Heights