Coronavirus

COVID-19, A Year Later: How Houston Is Learning And Growing Through A Global Pandemic

Posted on · Houstonians have experienced disaster after disaster -- from hurricanes and a winter freeze, to chemical plant explosions, to a global pandemic and the resulting economic downturn. Angela Blanchard studies disaster response, and she says we’re experiencing “an era of upheaval” in our region.

Immigration

After Texas Freeze, Immigrants Play Critical Role In Repairing Tens Of Thousands Of Homes

Posted on · Two weeks after the devastating winter freeze, Texans are facing tens of thousands of home repairs, and many still don't have running water. Immigrants will play an outsized role in helping families get their houses back in order, while also dealing with destruction in their own communities.