Students at The Opportunity Center shoot scenes for the short film "Border Life."

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Filmmaking program offers different path for Harris County youth needing second chance

Posted on · The Center also offers vocational trades, including a barber program where kids can become certified barbers.  Construction, drivers licenses, art, music, welding and dance are also offered. 

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Mayor Sylvester Turner criticizes state takeover of Houston ISD during Prairie View A&M commencement speech

Posted on · Turner has four months left as mayor, and said he assumed he would not have to wage anymore political battles and speak out. But he said he owes it to his parents to speak against changes happening in HISD.