RAPIDO

RAPIDO is a new holistic approach that enables communities to recover from disasters within months instead of years. Through understanding and redesigning the entire U.S. disaster recovery housing process with the people that are impacted the most, RAPIDO fosters resilience within Texas communities.

Community Development Corporation of Brownsville CDCB is a multifaceted affordable housing organization devoted to utilizing collaborative partnerships to create sustainable communities across the Rio Grande Valley through quality education, model financing, efficient home design, and superior construction. cdcbrownsville.org

Community Development Corporation of Brownsville

CDCB is a multifaceted affordable housing organization devoted to utilizing collaborative partnerships to create sustainable communities across the Rio Grande Valley through quality education, model financing, efficient home design, and superior construction.

cdcbrownsville.org

buildingcommunityWORKSHOP buildingcommunityWORKSHOP is a Texas based nonprofit community design center seeking to improve the livability and viability of communities through the practice of thoughtful design and making. We enrich the lives of citizens by bringing design thinking to areas of our cities where resources are most scarce. To so so, [bc] recognizes that it must first understand the social, economic, and environmental issues facing a community before beginning work. bcworkshop.org

buildingcommunityWORKSHOP

buildingcommunityWORKSHOP is a Texas based nonprofit community design center seeking to improve the livability and viability of communities through the practice of thoughtful design and making. We enrich the lives of citizens by bringing design thinking to areas of our cities where resources are most scarce. To so so, [bc] recognizes that it must first understand the social, economic, and environmental issues facing a community before beginning work.

bcworkshop.org

La Union del Pueblo Entero Founded by labor rights activist César Chávez, LUPE builds stronger, healthier communities where colonia residents use the power of civic engagement for social change. From fighting deportations, to providing social services and English classes, to organizing for streetlights and drainage, LUPE responds to the needs of the community, and takes action that creates a chance for a better life. LUPE’s strength derives from our 7,000+ members throughout the Rio Grande Valley. lupenet.org

La Union del Pueblo Entero

Founded by labor rights activist César Chávez, LUPE builds stronger, healthier communities where colonia residents use the power of civic engagement for social change. From fighting deportations, to providing social services and English classes, to organizing for streetlights and drainage, LUPE responds to the needs of the community, and takes action that creates a chance for a better life. LUPE’s strength derives from our 7,000+ members throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

lupenet.org

 
A Resource In Serving Equality ARISE is a community based program that works with colonia families to strengthen their communities. Located in four colonias in South Texas, each ARISE center responds to the specific needs of the community. ARISE'S mission is to aid communities by helping residents identify life goals and providing resources to help them reach those goals on their own.  arisesotex.org

A Resource In Serving Equality

ARISE is a community based program that works with colonia families to strengthen their communities. Located in four colonias in South Texas, each ARISE center responds to the specific needs of the community. ARISE'S mission is to aid communities by helping residents identify life goals and providing resources to help them reach those goals on their own. 

arisesotex.org

Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center, Texas A&M University The Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center was established at Texas A&M University in 1988. HRRC researchers focus on hazard analysis, emergency preparedness and response, disaster recovery, and hazard mitigation. Researchers study the full range of natural disasters and technological hazards. hrrc.arch.tamu.edu

Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center, Texas A&M University

The Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center was established at Texas A&M University in 1988. HRRC researchers focus on hazard analysis, emergency preparedness and response, disaster recovery, and hazard mitigation. Researchers study the full range of natural disasters and technological hazards.

hrrc.arch.tamu.edu

Texas Low Income Housing Information Service Our mission is to support low income Texans' efforts to achieve the American dream of a decent, affordable home in a quality neighborhood. We believe that Texas' critical low income housing and community development needs can best be solved through a public-private partnership led by the initiative of low income Texans and supported by government, the private sector and the general public. texashousers.net

Texas Low Income Housing Information Service

Our mission is to support low income Texans' efforts to achieve the American dream of a decent, affordable home in a quality neighborhood. We believe that Texas' critical low income housing and community development needs can best be solved through a public-private partnership led by the initiative of low income Texans and supported by government, the private sector and the general public.

texashousers.net