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Texas Lyceum: Identifying the Next Generation of Texas Leaders

Posted on · Since 1980, the Texas Lyceum has sought to identify and develop the next generation of leaders in Texas. It’s a non-profit, non-partisan board of 96 people from all across the state. The association selects its own members, who seek to educate themselves on a variety of issues. The Lyceum conducts public forums, publishes a journal […]

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Project Aims to Help Citizens Better Communicate Urban Development Ideas to City Leaders

Posted on · We learn about the BMC Project from its executive director Andy Hirschfeld. The public policy start-up aims to help citizens better communicate to their respective city leaders their ideas for the urban environment  and development.

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How Are Women’s Roles in Faith Changing in Houston?

Posted on · Women have played key roles in faith-based communities as long as they have existed. In recent years, that leadership has been formalized. More congregations today are led by women. Here in Houston, women are Reverends and Rabbis, hold leadership roles in interfaith organizations. And yet, some sects of some religions still hold to long-standing, traditional […]