Homeowners and investors in the Harrison Avenue Targeted Investment Neighborhood can apply for zero-interest home rehabilitation loans that are partially forgivable, but few have done so.
District 2 Community Liaison Officer Jesus Gloria is responsible not only for handling crisis situations and preventing crime, but also for visiting students, removing graffiti and connecting residents with community resources. It’s not an easy job.
On Three Kings’ Day, elected officials and community organizations joined to distribute free bilingual books to children at St. Hyacinth Parish. The event kicked off a fundraising drive to raise money for Voces De La Frontera to distribute more books.
The Latin and Central American countries of El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua all celebrated their independence days last weekend. Mexicans, who make up the largest ethnic group in the state, celebrated with a parade and festival on the city’s south side.