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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Creating A County Elections Administrator, The Week In Politics, And Coronavirus Art (May 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Harris County considers creating a non-partisan elections administrator position, our weekly political roundup, Dr. Laura Murillo of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and local muralists create coronavirus-inspired art.

Generations on the Rise

Houston Public Media & Houston First Celebrate Diversity with Daisy Mendoza

Posted on · Houston Public Media and Houston First are paying tribute to the diversity in our region by spotlighting Houstonians from various communities in conjunction with national awareness months.

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Summit Analyzes Hispanic Community’s Impact on Houston Economy

Posted on · The inaugural Hispanic Houston Impact Summit, presented by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Houston Business Journal and Telemundo Houston, takes place tomorrow (June 29, 2016) at the Hilton Americas. The summit is intended to analyze the impact the Hispanic community in Houston has on our economy. We learn more about the conference, and […]

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The Past, Present, and Future of Hispanic Businesses in Houston

Posted on · On Sunday, Houston is hosting the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's 2015 National Convention. The USHCC calls the two-day event the largest gathering of Hispanic business leaders in the country. For entrepreneurs here in Houston, the event is an opportunity to make connections and grow their business. Houston's Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be […]

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When Will Latino Political Influence Reflect Demographics?

Posted on · Earlier this month, the Center for Houston's Future presented a panel discussion exploring when Hispanic political influence will reflect demographic reality at the voting booth. Latinos represent the fastest-growing population here, and yet, their voter turnout is lower than other ethnic populations. Houston Matters host Craig Cohen moderated the discussion with four panelists: Rice University […]